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Hidden Blood in Feces Can Signal More Than Cancer
7/16/2018
Blood in your stool, even if it's not visible, can be a sign of a number of potentially deadly conditions, including circulatory, respiratory, digestive, blood, hormonal or neuropsychological diseases, researchers in Scotland say.
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Illnesses Linked to Venezuela Crab Meat: FDA
7/16/2018
Illnesses began between April 1 and July 3, with eight cases in Maryland, two in Louisiana and one each in Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia.
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Vitamin D Little Help Against Brain Diseases
7/16/2018
There's no special protective benefit for the brain in vitamin D, a new review of research on the topic has found.
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Can Dogs Keep Kids from Getting Allergies?
7/16/2018
Scientists believe the results say it’s likely that dogs make bacteria in the home and the body more diverse, and therefore help strengthen the immune system.
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Working Yourself to Death: Long Hours Bring Risks
7/16/2018
Putting in long hours at the office could make you more likely to get diabetes, heart disease and psychiatric disorders, research suggests.
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Study: Nearly Half of Gay Men Face Domestic Abuse
7/16/2018
In a University of Michigan study of gay men, 46 percent reported some form of intimate partner abuse in the last year, including physical and sexual violence, emotional abuse and controlling behavior.
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Eczema Can Dramatically Hurt Quality of Life
7/16/2018
The allergic skin condition eczema can seriously damage overall health and quality of life, a new survey finds.
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FDA Recalls Some Valsartan Drugs Due to Impurity
7/16/2018
The FDA is investigating how much NDMA is in the recalled products and is trying to find out the possible effects on patients who have been taking them.
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Opioids Given Too Easily to Children, Study Finds
7/16/2018
More than one in 10 kids enrolled in Tennessee's Medicaid program received an opioid prescription each year between 1999 and 2014, even though they did not have a severe condition requiring powerful painkillers, researchers have found.
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Smoking May Boost Risk of AFib
7/16/2018
Smokers are at increased risk of atrial fibrillation, but the risk is reduced considerably in those who quit, researchers in Norway have found.
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Too Few Kids Screened For Developmental Delays
7/13/2018
Fewer than one-third of U.S. children under 3 years old receive recommended screening for developmental problems, researchers at John Hopkins University report.
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Is Depression During Pregnancy on the Rise?
7/13/2018
Compared with their mothers' generation, young women who became pregnant between 2012 and 2016 were at greater risk of having "high" scores when they were screened for depression, British researchers report.
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100 Now Sick from Salmonella-Tainted Cereal
7/13/2018
Salmonella linked to Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal has now sickened 100 people across 33 states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.
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1 in 9 U.S. Adults Over 45 Reports Memory Issues
7/13/2018
One in nine Americans aged 45 and older say they are having thinking problems, like confusion and memory loss, which the CDC says are not a normal part of aging.
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Heart Disease in Dogs May be Tied to Certain Foods
7/13/2018
Large dogs such as Great Danes, Newfoundlands, Irish Wolfhounds, Saint Bernards and Doberman Pinschers have a genetic risk for canine DCM, a disease of the heart muscle that often leads to congestive heart failure.
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Can You Eat Your Way to Better Asthma Control?
7/13/2018
Diets rich in fruits and vegetables and with less processed food were tied to a 30 percent lower risk of developing asthma symptoms for men, and a 20 percent lower risk for women, researchers have found.
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Brains May Be as Unique as Fingerprints
7/13/2018
Differences in genes and life experience change the structure of every individual's brain, so no two are just alike, a new study confirms.
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Are Concussions Tougher on Athletes With ADHD?
7/12/2018
Young athletes who have ADHD may be more likely to have symptoms of depression and anxiety after a concussion, new research shows.
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