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Is a Dangerous Bird Flu on the Horizon?
H7N9 is still confined to China, but new research suggests potential for wider transmission
10/19/2017 08:15 PM
Lying Down After an Epidural: A Smart Idea?
Study found it increased chances of having a normal delivery
10/19/2017 08:15 PM
Could Too Much Exercise Be Bad for Men's Hearts?
Maybe, but only for white men, study suggests
10/19/2017 06:22 PM
More Kids Spending Lots of Time on Screens
Survey finds big jump over past 6 years in media availability, use for youngest Americans
10/19/2017 06:15 PM
Does Your Dog 'Talk' to You?
Study may advance what's known about canine-human communication
10/19/2017 02:15 PM
1 in 5 Young Women Who Tan Indoors Get Addicted
Depression and worries about appearance common in those who can't skip the tanning bed, study finds
10/19/2017 02:15 PM
Self-Harm on the Rise Among Teen Girls
Behavior was strongly linked to greater suicide risk, UK study found
10/19/2017 02:15 PM
Even a Little Walking Can Lengthen Your Life
Less than the recommended 150 minutes a week still seemed to help, study found
10/19/2017 02:15 PM
FDA Approves 2nd Gene Therapy For Leukemia
Yescarta fights a type of lymphoma; move is heralded as helping open 'new era' in medical care
10/19/2017 02:15 PM
Skip Opioid Treatment for Migraine in the ER
Non-narcotic drug far more effective in new study
10/18/2017 10:15 PM
HPV Vaccine Safe for Adult Women: Study
Analysis of millions of recipients finds no link to 44 different illnesses
10/18/2017 08:20 PM
Avoiding Alcohol Helps the Heart Beat Better
Each decade of teetotaling lowers risk of atrial fibrillation, study finds
10/18/2017 08:15 PM
2 Million Americans May Have Arsenic in Well Water
Naturally occurring element can raise risk of cancers, other health problems
10/18/2017 06:15 PM
Schizophrenia Affects Brain's Communication Path
Finding may help spur new research
10/18/2017 06:15 PM
Talcum Powder/Ovarian Cancer Lawsuit Award Tossed
Award in Missouri case set aside upon appeal. Does not affect larger California award in similar suit.
10/18/2017 02:15 PM
Newer Blood Thinners Don't Raise Bleeding Risk
Risk is similar to warfarin, study reports
10/18/2017 02:15 PM
Patient Prejudice Survey Results
This article provides data from a WebMD/Medscape survey done in collaboration with STAT on the topic of bias in health care.
10/18/2017 09:46 AM
Credentials Don’t Shield Doctors, Nurses from Bias
A majority of health care professionals – including doctors, nurses and physician assistants -- say patients have made offensive comments to them based on their age, gender, ethnic background, race, weight, or other personal traits. The findings are from a new WebMD/Medscape survey done in collaboration with STAT news.
10/18/2017 09:45 AM
Bipartisan Deal Gives Obamacare Temporary Shelter
Would cover cost of subsidies to insurers for 2 years, but passage in Congress uncertain
10/17/2017 10:15 PM
Farsighted Kids Have Trouble Paying Attention
The often-undetected eye condition could lead to school troubles
10/17/2017 08:15 PM
Company Recalling Organic Tarragon After Salmonella Found in Leaves
Spicely Organics is recalling jars of organic tarragon after routine sampling found salmonella bacteria in the leaves.
10/17/2017 07:46 PM
Diabetes Pill Might Replace Injection to Control Blood Sugar
Global study shows blood glucose levels dropped significantly, and low rates of low blood sugar
10/17/2017 06:15 PM
Is Blood Donated by Mothers Less Safe for Men?
Death rate after transfusion was highest if donor had ever been pregnant, study suggests
10/17/2017 06:15 PM
Could 'AI' Become a Partner in Breast Cancer Care?
Artificial intelligence technology predicted 97 percent of malignancies in study
10/17/2017 02:15 PM
Common Exercise Therapy May Not Help Women With Leaky Bladder
AHT is widely used, but data review shows little evidence it really works
10/17/2017 12:15 AM
1 in 9 American Men Infected With Oral HPV
Vaccine provides protection, but number of boys getting shots remains low, researchers say
10/16/2017 10:15 PM
Handgun Waiting Periods Save Lives, Study Says
Time to 'cool off' may prevent some homicides and suicides
10/16/2017 10:15 PM
Can Coffee Prevent MS?
You may have heard drinking coffee can prevent MS. Separate the facts from the myth.
10/16/2017 08:47 PM
With Skin Cancer Surgery, Insurance Matters
Wait could be more than 6 weeks longer than those with private insurance, study says
10/16/2017 08:15 PM
Trouble With #2? One Simple Step May Help
Small footstool changes angle while on toilet, improving bowel movements
10/16/2017 08:15 PM
Recall: Martha Stewart Knife Set At Macy’s
Martha Stewart Whiteware Cake Knife and Server set has handles that can break.
10/16/2017 04:28 PM
Calif. Declares Emergency Over Hepatitis Outbreak
Declaration allows governor to more swiftly respond as epidemic spreads.
10/16/2017 02:15 PM
A-Fib Hits Men Earlier Than Women
Excess weight also ups risk for the heart rhythm disorder, study says
10/16/2017 02:15 PM
Many College Kids Think ADHD Meds Boost Grades
But adolescent health experts say there's no evidence to support that belief
10/16/2017 02:15 PM
Diono Child Car Seats Recalled
Company recalls more than 500,000 car seats over injury risk.
10/13/2017 06:57 PM
Women Falling Short on Birth Defect Prevention
New survey finds too few are taking folic acid before pregnancy
10/13/2017 06:15 PM
Can 'Magic Mushrooms' Kick-Start Depression Help?
Psychelic drug shows some promise for hard-to-treat cases in study
10/13/2017 06:15 PM
Trump Says He'll Cut Subsidies for Obamacare
Move could cripple the program, follows a similar executive order signed Thursday
10/13/2017 02:15 PM
Nearly 4 in 10 U.S. Adults Now Obese
CDC stats show growing epidemic that means more illness and health care costs, health experts say
10/13/2017 02:15 PM
Trump Signs Order Some Say Will Strangle Obamacare
Move allows younger, healthier workers to find cheaper-but-skimpier plans elsewhere, experts say
10/12/2017 08:15 PM
Light Therapy May Help Some With Bipolar Disorder
Study found an hour in front of a light box helped ease depressive symptoms
10/12/2017 06:15 PM
FDA Panel Supports Gene Therapy for Kids With Rare Eye Disease
If approved, it would be only the 2nd gene therapy OK'd in the United States
10/12/2017 06:15 PM
What the Nose Knows May Affect Your Brain Health
Researchers say the inability to identify certain smells could signal future brain disease.
10/12/2017 03:53 PM
Your Robot Masseuse Will See You Now
Device developers say it offers professional quality and cost savings
10/12/2017 02:15 PM
While New Moms Cook and Clean, New Dads Play
Study shows men enjoy twice as much leisure time on weekends as their wives do
10/12/2017 02:15 PM
Breast Screenings Still Best for Early Detection
Newer treatments, early diagnoses are improving outcomes for women with the disease, experts say
10/12/2017 02:15 PM
Stroke Risk Factors Are Rising
More people survive these brain attacks, but the health problems that cause stroke aren't going away
10/12/2017 12:52 AM
Hollywood Star Zoe Saldana Won't Let Hashimoto's Slow Her Down
Hollywood go-to star Zoe Saldana refuses to let a thyroid disorder slow her down.
10/11/2017 09:35 PM
Guilt, Mistrust, Fear Scar Vegas Shooting Survivor
Daniela Gelay and her boyfriend escaped the deadliest mass-shooting in U.S. history, but trauma of that day lingers.
10/11/2017 09:34 PM
Hormone Therapy May Be OK for Women With Migraines
Heightened risk of stroke not borne out in preliminary study
10/11/2017 08:15 PM