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Study Sees Possible Link Between Antibiotics and Delirium in Patients

Temporary confusion often caused by drugs, including common antimicrobials, research suggests.

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Is Seltzer Bad for You?

Flavored seltzers may be doing a number on your teeth.

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Is It OK to Clean Your Ears With a Q-Tip?

It may seem custom-made for the job, but here's why a cotton swab is the last thing you should stick in your ear.

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More College Students Misusing ADHD Med as Study Aid

Nonmedical use of Adderall and ER visits are up, study says.

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For a Healthy Heart, 6 Numbers Every Woman Should Know

Don't worry about your figure — focus on improving these six figures instead.

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For Lead Poisoning, Autism or Heart Disease, Don’t Turn to Chelation Supplements

The FDA is warning against the use of the OTC supplements for these and other conditions.

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Widely Used Heartburn Drugs Linked to Dementia Risk

Research finds association among users over age 75, but can't prove the medications cause memory problems.

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Food and Drug Interactions to Avoid

Don’t eat this or drink that if you take any of these medications.

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Weight Loss Supplement Ads: Don’t Swallow the Claims

In scams flagged by the FTC, the only place you’ll lose weight is in your wallet.

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Do Your Knees Buckle? You May Be at Risk for a Fall

Improving strength and balance may help.

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6 Mosquito-Borne Diseases that Aren't Zika Virus

Mosquitoes can transmit many diseases, but good prevention habits can help save you from misery.

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Gene Discovery Could Lead to New Lyme Disease Test

Researchers say patients have tell-tale genetic signatures, even after taking antibiotics.

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10 Cancer Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Not all lumps, persistent headaches or back pains are cancer — but it pays to pay attention.

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Parents: Teens Are Dying from Homemade "Dewshine"

Could your teen be experimenting with this mix of racing fuel and Mountain Dew?

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C. Diff: Symptoms and Causes of This Nasty Bacterial Infection

This bacterium can survive for long periods on surfaces. Here’s how to protect your gut.