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WEDNESDAY, Oct. 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The type of high school teens attend may determine whether they'll try marijuana and other illegal drugs, a new study suggests...
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- As scientists look more deeply into the effects of diet on health, they're finding that more and more everyday foods offer...
TUESDAY, Oct. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Deciding to have weight-loss surgery is tough enough, but then you have to choose between several procedures -- each with...
TUESDAY, Oct. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Diabetes is a formidable foe that can tax the bodies and the spirits of people diagnosed with the blood sugar disease. But a plant...
TUESDAY, Oct. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If you insist on dressing your pet in a costume for Halloween, Fido will thank you for doing so in a safe and comfortable way,...
TUESDAY, Oct. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who stop smoking pot can think and learn better afterward, even if they are only light users, a new study reports. Compared...
TUESDAY, Oct. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday said that hair dyes can no longer contain lead. The new rule does not take effect...
TUESDAY, Oct. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Safety concerns are a main reason American parents hesitate to have their children vaccinated against the sexually transmitted...
TUESDAY, Oct. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Trick-or-treating is a Halloween tradition that can quickly turn disastrous, with new research showing a more than 40 percent spike...
TUESDAY, Oct. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Three experimental Ebola vaccines trigger an immune response that lasts for more than two years against the deadly disease,...
TUESDAY, Oct. 30, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- When Rafe Poirrier smoked cigarettes, he smoked as soon as he woke, after eating, while driving, and whenever he took a...
TUESDAY, Oct. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Swimmer extraordinaire Michael Phelps has won 28 Olympic medals -- 23 of them gold. Yet, despite all those medals and the accolades...
TUESDAY, Oct. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- When you're taking your blood pressure at home, a reading of 130 over 80 or above should be considered high, researchers report. A...
TUESDAY, Oct. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Despite evidence to the contrary, four in 10 Americans believe alternative therapies can cure cancer, a new survey finds. Research...
TUESDAY, Oct. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Giving trace amounts of wheat to children with wheat allergy shows promise in treating the allergy, according to new research. The...
TUESDAY, Oct. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Rules for new drivers instituted in Massachusetts back in 2007 have led to fewer car crashes, including fewer deadly crashes, among...
MONDAY, Oct. 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Parents of teens can add "sextortion" to the list of things to worry about, because a new study shows that 5 percent of teenagers...
MONDAY, Oct. 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Naps have been shown to help young children learn, but researchers report they may have the opposite effect on children with Down...
MONDAY, Oct. 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Many injured workers turn to opioid painkillers for relief, and nearly 30 percent may still be taking them three months after their...
MONDAY, Oct. 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- With their keen sense of smell, dogs can track down bombs and drugs, but new research suggests they can also sniff out malaria in...
MONDAY, Oct. 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Children may suffer delayed language skills if their mothers come in contact with common chemicals called phthalates in early...
MONDAY, Oct. 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Stroke remains a major killer. But could a simple vaccine help prevent a recurrence in stroke survivors someday? That's the...
MONDAY, Oct. 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Treating gunshot wounds in American children and teens costs roughly $270 million a year in hospital bills, researchers report. "In...
MONDAY, Oct. 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A handful of California doctors are making hay off anti-vaccine parents, charging hundreds of dollars to issue medical exemptions...

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