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Don't Forget Travel Vaccines This Holiday Season
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:16:52 -0500
Don't Forget Travel Vaccines This Holiday SeasonIf you're planning to celebrate the holidays overseas—or even to sneak in a quick getaway before the festivities begin—you've probably got a lot to do beforehand.   You might be tempted to skip t...
Don't Forget Travel Vaccines This Holiday Season
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:16:52 -0500
Don't Forget Travel Vaccines This Holiday SeasonIf you're planning to celebrate the holidays overseas—or even to sneak in a quick getaway before the festivities begin—you've probably got a lot to do beforehand.   You might be tempted to skip t...
33 Unbelievably Good Thanksgiving Appetizer Recipes
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 17:49:05 -0500
33 Unbelievably Good Thanksgiving Appetizer Recipes
An Easy 6-Day Plan To Lose 10 Pounds
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 16:34:05 -0500
An Easy 6-Day Plan To Lose 10 Pounds
The hero rats of Africa sniff out land mines — and TB infections
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 16:09:21 -0500
The hero rats of Africa sniff out land mines — and TB infectionsIn Tanzania, a nonprofit trains African giant pouched rats to save lives by detecting land mines and tuberculosis.
19 Easy and Delicious Ways to Cook Potatoes
Fri, 10 Nov 2017 18:02:05 -0500
19 Easy and Delicious Ways to Cook Potatoes
16 Simple and Flavorful Ways to Prepare Green Beans
Fri, 10 Nov 2017 18:02:04 -0500
16 Simple and Flavorful Ways to Prepare Green Beans
28 Turkey Stuffing Recipes Your Thanksgiving Needs
Fri, 10 Nov 2017 17:47:07 -0500
28 Turkey Stuffing Recipes Your Thanksgiving Needs
31 of the Best Ways to Update Grandma's Favorite Recipes
Mon, 06 Nov 2017 17:39:03 -0500
31 of the Best Ways to Update Grandma's Favorite Recipes
30+ Genius Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas
Fri, 27 Oct 2017 10:41:04 -0400
30+ Genius Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas
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Social care: MPs seek cross-party group to 'sustain' NHS
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 02:04:18 GMT
Ninety MPs write to the PM, saying patients are being "failed" by strained NHS social care services.
Dog owners lowers early death risk, study finds
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:02:51 GMT
Researchers found a lower risk of cardiovascular disease in owners of dogs, especially hunting breeds.
First gene-editing in human body attempt
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:40:14 GMT
Gene-editing has been attempted on cells inside a patient, in a world first by doctors in California.
Autism concern over home schooling rise in Wales
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:25:27 GMT
Many autistic children are struggling to cope in schools and are being removed, a charity warns.
Tia has epidermolysis bullosa - known as 'butterfly skin'
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:23:24 GMT
Four-year-old Tia is hoping for pioneering treatment for her fragile skin condition.
Depression link between fathers and teenage children, says study
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:46:24 GMT
Men who don't seek help for depression could have an impact on their children, a study suggests.
'Breakthrough' breast cancer drugs get NHS approval
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 07:47:13 GMT
Two new treatments can slow cancer down and delay the need for chemotherapy, research shows.
Boots 'breaking' morning-after pill promise, say Labour MPs
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:27:35 GMT
MPs urge the pharmacy to complete its roll-out of cheaper contraception across all of its stores.
Dying mother's bid to raise funds to keep her children out of care
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 08:02:17 GMT
Sam Kyme has motor neurone disease and wants her two sons to live with her sister in Australia.
Young people out of love with their own bodies, says report
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:32:33 GMT
Body dissatisfaction can start in children as young as six, warns the Youth Select Committee.
Mental health trusts restrain patients 'every 10 minutes'
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:19:59 GMT
More patients and staff are being injured during incidents of restraint, according to new figures.
Supreme Court backs Scottish minimum alcohol pricing
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:11:01 GMT
Scotland is set to be the first country in the world to establish a minimum price per unit of alcohol.
Indulgent grandparents 'bad for children's health'
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:10:55 GMT
Regular "treating" and over-feeding is a common issue, according to a review of parents' opinions.
Hormone pregnancy test 'no link to harm'
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:34:20 GMT
The use of a controversial hormonal pregnancy test between the 1950s and 1970s did not damage unborn children, a scientific review has found.
Giving birth on due date 'less risky' for older mums
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:34:34 GMT
Stillbirth risk is higher if older pregnant women are left to go over their due date, a study suggests.
Commuters urged to help stop suicides through small talk
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 11:14:20 GMT
The "Small Talk Saves Lives" campaign aims to prevent suicides on the UK's rail network.
Main motivation for steroid use 'to enhance image'
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 09:02:35 GMT
More than 680 people who use image and performance-enhancing drugs took part in the survey.
FDA approves 'trackable' pill
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 10:10:00 GMT
The schizophrenia tablets have an embedded sensor that tells doctors whether the patient has taken them.
Emotional toll of diabetes 'needs more recognition'
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 01:00:03 GMT
Living with diabetes can lead to significant emotional problems, a survey finds.
Drivers 'should have compulsory eye tests'
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 01:05:29 GMT
One in three optometrists say they know of patients who drive with vision below the legal standard.
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Melanoma cases rising; young women at greatest risk
Mon, 02 Apr 2012 14:15:12 GMT
Study says that could be because they are more likely to use tanning beds than men.
      
 
 
Long use of any hormones raises women's breast cancer risk
Sun, 01 Apr 2012 17:28:19 GMT
A new study tracked about 60,000 nurses and found that use of any kind of hormones for 10 years or more slightly raised the chances.
      
 
 
Black women have trouble clearing cervical cancer virus
Tue, 03 Apr 2012 15:27:11 GMT
Provocative new research might help explain why black women are so much more likely than whites to develop and die from cervical cancer.
      
 
 
FDA rejects call to ban BPA from food packaging
Mon, 02 Apr 2012 14:05:53 GMT
The FDA has rejected a petition from environmentalists that would have banned BPA from all food and drink packaging.
      
 
 
Surgeon general urges new focus on suicide prevention
Mon, 10 Sep 2012 20:59:06 GMT
The Obama administration is urging a new focus on preventing suicides and is beefing up the nation's crisis hotline to help.
      
 
 
My Semicolon Life: Setting new goals
Fri, 07 Sep 2012 20:26:22 GMT
USA TODAY music writer Brian Mansfield chronicles his life with colon cancer.
      
 
 
Company seeks more approval for clot blocker
Fri, 07 Sep 2012 21:27:36 GMT
Johnson & Johnson gave the FDA additional data on its new anti-clotting drug, in a second attempt to get approval for more uses.
      
 
 
Radiation may up breast cancer risk in some women
Thu, 06 Sep 2012 22:30:00 GMT
Mammograms might raise the chances of developing cancer in young women whose genes put them at higher risk, a study suggests.
      
 
 
U.N.: Chemicals damaging health and environment
Thu, 06 Sep 2012 15:25:52 GMT
The report by the U.N. Environment Program warned that the increasing production of chemicals is increasing health costs.
      
 
 
Ouch! Hospital to review woman's $83,046 scorpion sting bill
Thu, 06 Sep 2012 15:26:33 GMT
An Arizona hospital that billed a woman $83,046 for scorpion sting treatment said it will adjust her bill and review its price.
      
 
 
Most grandparents provide care for the grandkids
Thu, 06 Sep 2012 14:49:57 GMT
Two new reports find lots of babysitting and financial support for their grandkids, as grandchildren try to save their children money.
     
 
 
Study: Ginkgo doesn't prevent Alzheimer's disease
Thu, 06 Sep 2012 02:34:37 GMT
Taking ginkgo biloba didn't prevent Alzheimer's disease in older adults, according to the biggest prevention study in Europe.
     
 
 
University pulls Kinsey Institute app over privacy concerns
Thu, 06 Sep 2012 01:43:40 GMT
The Kinsey Institute released a new mobile app that allows users to report on sexual behavior and experiences.
     
 
 
War might be making young bodies old
Wed, 05 Sep 2012 21:56:51 GMT
A VA study finds that veterans in their 20s and 30s show signs of premature aging.
     
 
 
7-year-old Colo. girl recovers from bubonic plague
Thu, 06 Sep 2012 15:11:59 GMT
The parents of 7-year-old Sierra Jane Downing thought she had the flu when she felt sick days after camping in southwest Colorado.
     
 
 
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