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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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11 Ways to Soundproof Your Bedroom

Silence the racket and reclaim your slumber.

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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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What “Cured” Jimmy Carter?

Carter’s cancer, which had spread to his brain, appears to be in remission. One costly drug gets most of the credit.

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Homemade Eye Creams and Makeup Removers: How Safe Are They?

Your skin may not appreciate your DIY beauty potions.

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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.

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Need a Kidney? A New Approach Could Open Up the Options for Some

With desensitization, getting an incompatible organ is better than getting none, a major study finds.

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Could a Gait Analysis Protect Your Joints?

You may feel okay when you run, but a gait analysis can find form problems that up your injury risk.


Are You Truly Allergic to Penicillin?

Surprise — most people who think they are aren't.

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4 Surprising Risks of Daylight Savings Time

Springing forward may be bad for your health.

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Drive-Through Hospital Births

A new study shows an alarming number of women around the world leave the hospital too soon after giving birth.

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U.S. Pediatricians to Add Poverty to Well-Visit Checklist

One simple question might help families avert serious health risks, American Academy of Pediatrics says.

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3D Printing of Complex Human Tissue Moves Forward

Scientists say they created tissue with blood vessels that survived for weeks in lab.

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"Widowmaker" Heart Attacks Strike Women, Too, and May Feel Like the Flu

This deadly type of heart attack may seem like little more than a virus at first.