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Pot Smoking May Pose Heart Dangers, Study Suggests
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:21:13 EST
But some believe the study is flawed

Seniors Who Suffer Mental Declines May Face Earlier Death: Study
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:20:38 EST
Those with memory loss fared better than those who showed deficits in thinking abilities

Research Shows Ways to Speed Stroke Care
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:16:18 EST
Studies looked at improvements in ER, specially equipped ambulance that could deliver clot-busting drug

Health Highlights: April 23, 2014
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:15:50 EST
Paper Money Carries Thousands of Types of Bacteria: Study

A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:15:19 EST
Less than a glass a day may also help the heart in those who already have kidney disease, researchers found

Size of Fetus May Affect Stillbirth Risk
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:23:19 EST
Study linked abnormally low or high weight to greater odds of fetal death

New Drugs May Help Prevent Migraines
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:20:49 EST
Two early trials show two experimental compounds reduced number of headaches for sufferers

Two Drugs Work Equally Well for Epileptic Seizures in Kids: Study
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:20:22 EST
Ativan, Valium both good options for emergency treatment, experts say

Low Blood Sugar May Affect Heartbeat in People With Diabetes
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:20:13 EST
Study found abnormal rhythms when blood sugar dipped at night in people with type 2 disease

Majority of Americans Support Obamacare Birth Control Provision: Survey
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:15:25 EST
Nearly 7 of 10 favor universal health plan coverage for contraceptives

Mental Illness Not a Driving Force Behind Crime: Study
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:15:17 EST
Few crimes committed by mentally ill patients were directly linked to symptoms, researcher notes

Bowel Illnesses Sometimes Coincide in Kids
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:20:22 EST
Children with irritable bowel syndrome were more likely to also have celiac disease in Italian study

Thinking, Memory Problems Tied to Blockages in Neck Artery
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:20:15 EST
Researcher suggests more aggressive treatment might be warranted

Homes Now 'Reservoirs' for Superbug MRSA
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:20:13 EST
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria common on household surfaces, study finds

No Connection Between Induced Labor, Autism: Obgyns
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:20:11 EST
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists advises against changes to current practice

Waiting For Medicaid To Kick In
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:45:08 EST
Waiting For Medicaid To Kick In

Too Much Codeine Still Prescribed to U.S. Kids: Study
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:15:19 EST
ERs give potentially dangerous drug to thousands of children each year

Language Problems Common for Kids With ADHD, Study Finds
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:15:12 EST
Anxiety often goes hand in hand with attention disorder, too

15-Minute Visits Take A Toll On The Doctor-Patient Relationship
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:45:09 EST
15-Minute Visits Take A Toll On The Doctor-Patient Relationship

Ragwitek Approved for Adult Ragweed Allergy
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:15:49 EST
Tablet placed under the tongue

Stress Tied to Worse Allergy Symptoms
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:15:39 EST
Study found those with hay fever who had high levels of stress suffered more severe symptoms

Appetite, Taste Changes Reported After Weight-Loss Surgery
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:17:14 EST
Sense of smell also altered for some patients in British study

Oil-Swishing Craze: Snake Oil or All-Purpose Remedy?
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:16:55 EST
Some people swear by the practice, but little research exists to back up health claims

FDA Warns Against Procedure for Uterine Fibroids
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:25:37 EST
'Laparoscopic power morcellation' may increase women's cancer risk, agency says

White House: 8 Million People Signed Up for Health Insurance
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:21:48 EST
35 percent of registrants are younger than 35 years old, administration officials say