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Endometriosis Linked to Heart Disease in Study

Gynecological condition may boost heart risk 60 percent; even more in young women, research suggests.

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Mediterranean Diet May Help Lower Hip Fracture Risk in Older Women

The regimen seemed to provide a slight benefit, researchers say.

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Heart Attacks Striking Younger, Fatter Americans

Doctors, patients need to work together to prevent cardiac disease, experts say.

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Caffeine Intake — Even Dad's — Linked to Miscarriage, Study Says

Behaviors prior to conception influence pregnancy loss.

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Exercise May Keep Your Brain 10 Years Younger, Study Suggests

Physically active seniors stayed mentally sharper than their sedentary peers.

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Could a Parasite in Cat Poop Trigger Rage Disorder in Humans?

People with intermittent explosive disorder more likely to have been exposed to toxoplasmosis, a study finds.

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FDA Orders Warning Labels on Prescription Narcotic Painkillers

Immediate-release versions of addictive meds such as Oxycontin, Percocet and Vicodin to be affected.

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1 in 6 Seniors Takes Dangerous Combos of Meds, Supplements

Researchers say patients should tell doctors every treatment they're taking.

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Breathalyzer-Locked Car Ignitions Are Saving Lives, Study Says

Deaths decline 15 percent in states that require the technology for offenders.

Many U.S. cities face potential risk in summer of low, moderate, or high populations of the mosquito species that transmits Zika virus (colored circles).Many U.S. cities face potential risk in summer of low, moderate, or high populations of the mosquito species that transmits Zika virus (colored circles).

Scientists Pick U.S. Cities Where Zika Might Hit This Summer

Weather and travel patterns could expose people as far north as New York City.

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CDC Issues Tough New Guidelines on Use of Prescription Painkillers

To curb abuse, doctors should try non-narcotic options for most chronic pain not involving cancer, terminal illness.

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Being a "Difficult" Patient Might Come Back to Bite You

In fictional scenarios, doctors who were distracted by aggressive or disrespectful patients made more diagnostic errors.

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Genetic High-Cholesterol Condition More Common Than Thought

Researchers say finding shows early treatment is important to avert heart attack.

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Supervised Exposure Therapy for Peanut Allergy Lasts, Study Finds

Even after a year-long break, kids maintained their tolerance.

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For Ironman Athletes, Study Shows Danger of Too Much Water

Frequent fluid stops entice racers to drink more than they need, expert says.