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FDA: Beware of Bone Treats for Dogs

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 11:14

Ninety dogs have been sickened, including 15 who died, from bone treats, federal agency says.

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This Weight-Loss Strategy May Not Help Your Knees

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 07:15

Weight loss from dieting can slow the progression of knee arthritis in overweight people, according to a new study.

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Sniffing Out the Best Allergy Treatment

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 07:15

Seasonal allergies make life miserable for millions of Americans.

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Arthritis No Longer Just a Disease of the Old

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 17:15

Roughly 91 million adults had arthritis in 2015. But the most surprising fact was that nearly one-third of sufferers were aged 18 to 64, a new study found.

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From Horses to Humans: Uncovering a Clue to Sore Throats

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 15:15

The fight against germs that cause millions of sore throats each year may have gotten a boost from horses.

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Is It Time to Scrap the Pap Test?

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 15:15

The combination of tests for cervical cancer includes a test to detect the human papillomavirus (HPV) and the test commonly known as the Pap test.

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Scientists Race To Regrow Lost Knee Cartilage

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 13:28

Different researchers are all seeking the same goal: A way to reverse the loss of cartilage in the knee, a painful condition that causes osteoarthritis.

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Zika Nerve Damage May Stem From Virus Response

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:15

Nerve-related complications of Zika infection may be caused by the immune system's response to the virus, not the virus itself, according to a new study.

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Doc Won't Use Computer, Judge Won't Renew License

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 07:15

84-year-old doctor had asked to have license renewed.

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Seeking Better Sleep? Open a Window

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 07:15

Getting a better night's shut-eye may be as easy as cracking open a bedroom window or door, a small new study suggests.

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Who's Most Distracted Behind the Wheel?

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 07:15

Texting, talking on cellphones, eating, drinking -- distractions such as these are a driving hazard, and are more likely to occur among young men, new research shows.

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The Booze You Choose Can Sway Your Mood

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:15

About half of those who drink red wine and beer said it makes them feel relaxed and mellow, results from the Global Drug Survey show.

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1 in 4 U.S. Seniors With Cancer Has Had It Before

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:15

Even in cancer patients younger than 65, one in 10 cases involves people who've had the disease before, the study of nearly 741,000 people found.

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Smoggy Air May Spawn Weaker Sperm

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 07:15

Microscopic particles in the air called particulate matter (PM2.5) may affect the quality of sperm, which in turn can make it difficult to fertilize a woman's egg, the researchers said.

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It's the Latest Diet Craze, But Is It Safe?

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 07:15

It's a simplified approach to eating that essentially views fruits and vegetables through the same prism as candies and soda. All that matters is the total caloric tally.

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This Thanksgiving, Promise Yourself: Don't Choke

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 06:10

Researchers say people are more apt to get food stuck in their throats at the holidays.

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'Partridge Family' Star David Cassidy Dead at 67

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 19:29

Musician and actor struggled with substance abuse and had been hospitalized in Florida.

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Report: Industry Hid Study Showing Sugar's Effects

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 13:15

More than four decades ago, a study in rats funded by the sugar industry found evidence linking the sweetener to heart disease and bladder cancer, the paper trail investigation reports.

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Self-Harm Cases Surging Among U.S. Girls

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:15

Girls ages 10 to 14 had an 18.8 percent increase per year in treatment for self-inflected injuries -- the sharpest rise among young people ages 10 to 24, according to an analysis of ER data from 66 U.S. hospitals.

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Saliva Test Could Diagnose Concussion: Study

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:15

Conjoined Twins Go Home for Thanksgiving Tobacco Industry Anti-Smoking Ads Begin on U.S. TV This Weekend U.S. Will Have More Severe Thunderstorms, Floods Due to Climate Change: Study Saliva Test Could Diagnose Concussion: Study Poultry Salads Recalled by Trader Joe's

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