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11 Possible Heart Symptoms You Shouldn't Ignore
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WebMD article on 11 possible symptoms of heart problems that you may not be aware of, such as dizziness, fatigue, and nausea.

Bread Recalled Due to Possible Glass Fragments

Bread Recalled Due to Possible Glass Fragments

Drink Water Before Meals to Lose Weight?
filling glass of water from faucet

Drinking about 16 ounces of water 30 minutes before meals can help with weight loss for obese adults, new research suggests.

Obesity May Be Linked to Greater Risk of Stillbirth

High blood pressure, placental problems could be the connection, researchers say

Many Parents Unaware of Dangers E-Cigarettes Pose to Little Kids: Survey
But research design was flawed, critic says.

Users should store liquid nicotine where small children can't find it, researchers say

Could Oral Contraceptives Help Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Study looked at direct health care spending,

Only association was seen, and older women shouldn't take the pill to treat symptoms, experts say

FDA Approves Second Drug in New Class of Cholesterol-Lowering Medications
Drugs containing hydrocodone, which include

Trials showed Repatha slashed 'bad' LDL cholesterol levels in those who couldn't tolerate statins

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy May Reappear Later in Life: Study
Researchers looked at nearly 70,000 adults in

Genetics might play a key role in the findings, researchers say

Black Women at Raised Risk of Carrying Breast Cancer Genes
Study found the practice, first widely initiated

In study of those under 50 with invasive form of disease, 12 percent had BRCA1, BRCA2 mutations

Despite Pockets of Resistance, Most U.S. Kids Getting Vaccinated
Vaccine still recommended, although it appears to

Health officials call the finding heartening, but worry about lingering opposition to inoculations

FDA Warns 3 Cigarette Companies Over Claims

FDA Warns 3 Cigarette Companies Over Claims

Growth Hormone May Lower Odds of Fractures in Older Women

But researcher says high cost, need to get shots in clinics make it an unlikely osteoporosis treatment

Antibiotics Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk
High cure rates, few side effects may make this

Researchers don't know if the drugs signal developing disease, or contribute to it

Even Short Bouts of Activity May Help Kids' Health
Three minutes every half hour for three hours

Three minutes every half hour for three hours lowered blood sugar levels, study says

Why Your Child Is Stressed: 10 Reasons
girl being bullied

This WebMD story offers reasons why children are feeling stressed and what parents can do to help.

Liver Damage From Hepatitis C More Widespread Than Thought
If left undetected, it can lead to liver failure

If left undetected, it can lead to liver failure and even death, study authors note

Oldest Sister at Greater Risk of Obesity, Study Contends
When medical conditions arose, study found

Researcher suggests firstborns may have decreased blood supply, nutrients in womb

Most Don't Need 'Bridging' When They Stop Warfarin Temporarily
In trial, Eliquis worked as well as warfarin but

Clot risk doesn't appear to rise without additional drug treatment, study finds

Awareness of Memory Problems Fades a Few Years Before Dementia: Study
Worldwide situation calls for comprehensive

Finding based on nearly 2,100 older adults who were assessed annually for more than 10 years

Flu Vaccines Offer About 6 Months of Protection, Study Finds
Researchers are harnessing the body's immune

Early fall seems to be best time for immunization, researchers say

Impotence Drug Aids Treatment of Rare Lung Disease: Study
But one cardiologist stands by the drug,

Combining Cialis, blood pressure med helped patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension

HIV and Aging: Health, Planning, and More

More people with HIV are living longer than in the past. Read how HIV affects aging and how to plan for getting older if you have HIV.

Blood Test May One Day Predict Breast Cancer Relapse
Tumor growth suppressed in lab tests; human

Circulating tumor DNA analysis spots stray cells months before scans detect recurrence, researchers say

Medical Groups Endorse Early Exposure to Peanut Products for High-Risk Infants
Many high-risk infants should be given peanut

Interim guidance issued in response to study that found exposure lowered chances of allergy by 80 percent

Mixed Findings on Pot's Effect on the Developing Brain
Doctors weigh wisdom of prescribing drug in

One of two new studies suggests marijuana use in teen years might be more harmful for males

Household Dust Harbors Thousands of Microbial Species
Geography, pets and gender of housemates make a

Geography, pets and gender of housemates make a difference in types of bacteria, fungi found

5 Ways to Deal With Teen Angst

Is your teen moody, stressed out? Most teens are. Here are tips on easing teen angst and stress.

2M Pounds of Turkey Bacon Products Recalled

2M Pounds of Turkey Bacon Products Recalled

Allergan Recalls Contaminated Eye Ointments
close up of blue eye

Allergan is voluntarily recalling certain lots of various eye ointments because some users said they were contaminated, the pharmaceutical company announced.

False-Positive Mammogram Result Traumatic for Most Women: Study
Repeat tests cause anxiety and additional costs

Majority had issues such as anxiety, sleeplessness, often persisting long after being declared cancer-free

Many Kids Tossing Fruits, Veggies in Trash Since New U.S. School Lunch Rules
Although youngsters put produce on their trays,

Although youngsters put produce on their trays, they're throwing out about a third more, study found

American Kids Growing Fatter Than Their Canadian Cousins
And fracture risk doesn't rise when physical

Rates for school children differ significantly, CDC study finds

Parents' Clothing Can Infect Newborns in Intensive Care
Severe mental illness, learning difficulties

Researchers tested for respiratory syncytial virus

Many Young Adults Think Hookahs, E-Cigs Safer Than Cigarettes
Water pipes still increased levels of nicotine,

Researchers say advertising may influence perceptions

New High-Tech Tools to Help Control Diabetes

New high-tech devices may make it easier for many of the nation’s 21 million people with diabetes to control the disease.

Mom's Healthy Diet Linked to Lower Heart Defect Risk at Birth
The chemical is often found in fish, prompting

Researchers looked at what women ate before getting pregnant

Exercise, Supplements Like Fish Oil Won't Keep Elderly Sharper: Studies
They don't reduce the risk of heart attack, heart

Two trials cast doubt on these widely touted strategies

Acupuncture Best for Hot Flashes in Breast Cancer Survivors: Study
Findings suggest any benefit resulted from

Even 'sham' acupuncture beat one frequently used medication

Flu Vaccine Protects Nursing Home Residents, Study Finds
Program tackling over-prescription to dementia

Despite debate on effectiveness in elderly, it saved thousands of lives, prevented hospitalizations

Many Parents Put 'Food Pressure' on Their Kids, Study Finds
However, study is preliminary and MS still rare

Overweight moms, dads often limit food intake, while those of normal weight push children to eat more

Travel Time Can Hamper Follow-Up Chemo, Study Says

The farther the location, the less likely patients got treatment after cancer surgery

Progress Slows Against Heart Disease Deaths for Adults Under 55, Study Shows
Findings suggest a second look at what range is

Women seem especially at risk, and more research is needed, experts say

Steroid Injections Probably Won't Help Your Lower Back Pain
Early study says maybe, but experts say much more

Any relief is likely temporary, review of 38 studies says

Low-Dose Aspirin, Other Painkillers May Lower Colon Cancer Risk
But risk of macular degeneration doesn't outweigh

But findings should be viewed with care, researcher says

Exercise May Be Good Medicine for Irregular Heartbeat
Researchers said staying mentally sharp most

Obese patients with atrial fibrillation saw odds of recurrence decline as fitness level improved

Brief Drop in Blood Sugar at Birth Tied to Poorer School Performance
Full-term deliveries give infants best chance to

But researchers say it's too soon to recommend routine screening

ADHD Risk Rises for Each Week a Preemie Is Born Early
Severe mental illness, learning difficulties

Being underweight or overweight at birth also linked to higher odds, study says

Blood Pressure Drugs Linked to Longer Ovarian Cancer Survival

But researchers say clinical trials needed to prove older beta blockers lengthen life in these patients

Girls Lose Friends for Having Sex But Boys Don't, Study Shows
Finding should reassure parents about  the

Findings among young teens reflect traditional biases about men and women

CT Scan Use in Kids Fell Over Past Decade
Canadian researchers say combination better for

More children are undergoing MRI scans and ultrasounds, which don't carry radiation risks


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Rand Paul vows to continue eye surgery if president
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Dr. Sanjay Gupta, others reflect 10 years after Katrina
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The possible warning signs of workplace violence
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Justin Wilson 'saved six lives' after organ donation
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