Health - Page 5

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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.

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Body Fat May Be Bigger Health Danger Than Body Size

Study finds fat levels a better indicator of early death than commonly used BMI measure.

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8 Surprising Causes of Workplace Stress

These subtle stressors have nothing to do with bad bosses or workplace bullies.

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Home Oxygen Tank Safety

Do these things to prepare for having an oxygen tank in your house.

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Loose-Fitting Football Helmets Tied to Worse Concussions in Teens

High schools should have athletic trainers check players' head gear for proper fit, doctor says.


Life-Saving Vaccines You May One Day Be Able to Get

Could vaccines of the future make these diseases of the past?

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Inducing Labor May Not Boost C-Section Risk

Study also found that prompting delivery in 39th week did not affect health of baby or mother.

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Elizabethkingia Outbreak Reported in Wisconsin

The rare bacterial infection has sickened dozens.

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Study Questions Link Between Multiple Moles, Risk for Melanoma

Research suggests people with many of the blemishes not necessarily at higher risk for the cancer.

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Can Drinking More Water Help You Lose Weight?

It’s no magic solution, but one study suggests people who drink more H2O eat less.

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A Heart-Stopping Risk of Extreme Happiness

Turns out, being happy can cause "broken heart syndrome" too.

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Their Mission: Studying What Outer Space Does to the Body

Astronaut Scott Kelly and his brother are part of a one-of-a-kind twin study.

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How Often Should You Replace Your Hairbrush?

The number of germs on your brush is hair-raising.