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Do 'Natural' Insect Repellents Work?
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:34:53 -0400
Do 'Natural' Insect Repellents Work?It’s a simple question, one that readers ask us every summer: Do natural insect repellents work?  The answer is a bit tricky. Two of the three active ingredients that earned our recommendation th...
Do 'Natural' Insect Repellents Work?
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:34:53 -0400
Do 'Natural' Insect Repellents Work?It’s a simple question, one that readers ask us every summer: Do natural insect repellents work?  The answer is a bit tricky. Two of the three active ingredients that earned our recommendation th...
06282017_Patriotic Popsicles
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:23:12 -0400
06282017_Patriotic PopsiclesCelebrating the Fourth of July with a frosty ice pop in our flag's colors is hard to resist. We created a version that's just as pretty as the sugar bombs you loved as a kid, but made with fruit. Watch the video to learn how to make it.
How You Can Feel Younger Right Now
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:20:12 -0400
How You Can Feel Younger Right NowDo you ever wonder why some people just look better than others? The Doctors are joined by dermatologist Dr. Ava Shamban to explain why. “It is true that aging is inevitable, but we can control the rate at which we age,” Dr. Shamban tells urologist Dr. Jennifer Berman. Can one skincare product added to your daily routine make a difference?
Woman Losing Vision Desperately Seeks Help before It Disappears Forever
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:35:09 -0400
Woman Losing Vision Desperately Seeks Help before It Disappears ForeverKrystyn is only 28 years old and is slowing losing her vision and fears it will soon completely disappear. “Since I’ve lost my vision, I’ve lost my independence,” she tells The Doctors, explaining that she cannot drive now, lost 2 jobs and is now unable to read. One of my biggest concerns is how much danger she is in.” Krystyn also fears that her vision issue would affect her being a parent, telling The Doctors that she feels would not be able to keep up with kids.
18 Cost-Effective Ways to Stay Cool This Summer
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:31:20 -0400
18 Cost-Effective Ways to Stay Cool This Summer
6 Ways to Lose That Water Weight
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:31:19 -0400
6 Ways to Lose That Water Weight
10 Superhero Costumes Your Kids Will Love to Wear This Halloween
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:31:19 -0400
10 Superhero Costumes Your Kids Will Love to Wear This Halloween
42 of the Best New Beauty Products for 2017
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:29:25 -0400
42 of the Best New Beauty Products for 2017
7 Sun-Safety Strategies to Follow on Vacation
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:43:59 -0400
7 Sun-Safety Strategies to Follow on VacationConsumer Reports has no relationship with any advertisers on this website. Whether you’re hitting the beach or the hiking trails, taking a cruise or touring a city, vacation often means spending ...
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Call for free prescriptions for long-term ill
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:20:42 GMT
Campaigners say too many people cannot afford their regular medication and should have free prescriptions.
A&E cuts will hit 23m people, British Medical Association says
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 02:32:53 GMT
Doctors warn the national programme of changes is being rushed through and is wasting money.
Vulnerable told to expect cuts to council care
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 02:33:33 GMT
Council chiefs warn of £824m of savings despite an increase in the budget to over £20bn.
Painless flu jab patch for people scared of injections
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 02:33:12 GMT
The special sticking plaster delivers a pain-free "do-it-yourself" dose of the vaccine into the skin.
Kettering General Hospital 'filtered' data to remove waiting list patients
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:44:05 GMT
Kettering General Hospital says its historical data management was "well-intended, if misguided".
Italian father in passionate vaccines plea to Veneto governor
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:05:08 GMT
Falling vaccine rates are a "mortal danger to my daughter", a father warns an Italian regional leader.
Charlie Gard parents lose European court appeal
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:47:30 GMT
The European Court rejects a plea from the parents of Charlie Gard to intervene in his case.
Abortion should not be crime, says doctors' union
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:38:21 GMT
The British Medical Association has supported removing abortion from criminal law.
Suntans on children 'are not healthy'
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:18:45 GMT
A suntan is a sign of skin damage, not glowing health, NHS England and the Met Office remind parents.
Tick saliva 'gold mine' blocks killer heart condition
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:07:31 GMT
Oxford scientists are excited by the prospect of making a drug from a bug.
Over 1,700 patients at risk in 'colossal' NHS mail blunder
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:46:23 GMT
Cancer test results, child protection notes and medication advice were among notes left to pile up in a warehouse.
Middle-aged workers 'spend more time sitting than pensioners'
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:22:11 GMT
Researchers find 45 to 54-year-olds spend on average 7.8 hours per weekday sitting down.
Canada nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer jailed for life for murders
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:39:59 GMT
A former Ontario nurse is sentenced to life in prison for killing eight elderly people in her care.
BMA chief: NHS is 'running on fumes'
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 23:43:26 GMT
One of Britain's most senior doctors claims ministers are "picking the pockets" of NHS staff.
The defibrillator drone that can beat ambulance times
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:50:43 GMT
Drones could reach people suffering cardiac arrest faster than ambulances, according to a new trial.
Make-up artist offers free makeovers to cancer patients
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:13:53 GMT
Make-up artist Natalie Crawford wants to help others after she lost her breasts, ovaries and hair.
NHS hernia mesh felt like 'scratching from inside'
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:37:37 GMT
Surgeons have warned the repair technique is leaving many patients in chronic pain.
How Syrian refugees battle against cancer
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 23:26:52 GMT
Ammash, 4, has leukaemia and the funds for his treatment are running out.
What happens when you're sleep deprived?
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:27:13 GMT
A new study is looking at the impact of sleep on your brain power.
Midge Ure and Tony Hadley back Kenny Thomas daughter appeal
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 08:14:26 GMT
Stars including Midge Ure, Kim Wilde and Tony Hadley supported singer Kenny Thomas' appeal.
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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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