WebMD Health
13 Nov 2016

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  • Blood Test May Someday Diagnose Concussion
    Fri, 11 Nov 2016 17:16:50 EST
    Small study suggests markers in the blood might spot when brain injury has occurred
  • Women Brace for Changes to Health Benefits
    Fri, 11 Nov 2016 16:29:05 EST
    Under the Trump administration, coverage for women’s services and contraceptives could disappear with the stroke of a pen, and that has some women worried.
  • PTSD May Affect Boys, Girls Differently
    Fri, 11 Nov 2016 13:15:27 EST
    Changes in brain regions seemed to differ by gender, researchers say
  • Abdominal Aneurysm Risk Drops When Smokers Quit
    Fri, 11 Nov 2016 13:15:20 EST
    And the longer it is since you had a cigarette, the lower your odds of trouble, study suggests
  • Tropical Bedbugs Creeping Back to Florida
    Fri, 11 Nov 2016 13:15:17 EST
    These cousins to the common variety haven't been seen since the 1930s or '40s
  • Early Menopause? Broken Bone Risk May Be Higher
    Fri, 11 Nov 2016 09:15:17 EST
    And traditional preventive treatments don't erase added danger, new study suggests
  • Too Much Iron Linked to Gestational Diabetes
    Thu, 10 Nov 2016 19:15:14 EST
    Supplements should only be given to pregnant women with low iron levels, diabetes expert suggests
  • Is an HIV Cure Possible?
    Thu, 10 Nov 2016 17:36:25 EST
    Babies who got antiretroviral drug therapy within hours of birth and stayed HIV-negative for months or years may offer a clue to treating newly diagnosed adults.
  • Fewer in U.S. Smoke, but Death Toll Continues
    Thu, 10 Nov 2016 17:17:14 EST
    Only 15 percent of Americans engage in the habit, according to latest CDC numbers
  • Constipation, Kidney Disease May Be Linked
    Thu, 10 Nov 2016 17:15:27 EST
    Treating constipation -- a common condition -- could help prevent kidney damage, experts say
  • Doctors Use iPads to Treat Lazy Eye
    Thu, 10 Nov 2016 17:15:23 EST
    New studies show no clear, long-term advantages to so-called binocular gaming over traditional eye patching
  • Concerned About Losing Your Marketplace Plan? ACA Repeal May Take Awhile
    Thu, 10 Nov 2016 16:45:16 EST
    Republican efforts to get rid of the federal health law are expected to take some time to work through Congress and leaders have promised to give consumers time to adjust to those changes.
  • Nearly 6 in 10 Diabetics Skip Eye Exams
    Thu, 10 Nov 2016 15:15:21 EST
    These annual check-ups could help prevent 95 percent of vision loss
  • Daily Can of Soda Boosts Odds for Prediabetes
    Thu, 10 Nov 2016 15:15:19 EST
    Diet sodas do not appear to pose the same danger, researcher says
  • Birth Year May Help Protect From Bird Flu Strains
    Thu, 10 Nov 2016 15:15:13 EST
    A child's first flu infection appears to affect which new viruses they'll be protected against in the future
  • Vitamin D May Affect Breast Cancer Survival
    Thu, 10 Nov 2016 13:15:21 EST
    Study link is strongest in women who have not entered menopause, researchers report
  • Sugary, Caffeinated Drinks Could Cost You Sleep
    Thu, 10 Nov 2016 13:15:18 EST
    Researchers don't know if beverages keep you awake or lack of sleep prompts cravings
  • In This Election, Voters United Behind Pot Legalization
    Thu, 10 Nov 2016 12:25:08 EST
    Americans united around one issue in this election: marijuana legalization. Only in Arizona did voters reject a marijuana ballot measure in 2016.
  • DEA to Ban Deadly Drug Called Pink
    Thu, 10 Nov 2016 09:15:16 EST
    DEA to Ban Deadly Drug Called Pink
  • Can Community 'Well-Being' Help You Live Longer?
    Thu, 10 Nov 2016 09:15:14 EST
    Study found people in more contented U.S. counties lived an extra two years or more
  • Millions Could Lose Medicaid Coverage Under Trump Plan
    Thu, 10 Nov 2016 07:45:27 EST
    But block grants face likely resistance from states, poised to lose many millions.
  • Obamacare ‘Replacement’ Might Look Familiar
    Thu, 10 Nov 2016 07:45:23 EST
    Republicans want to jettison the health law, but some features are already hardwired into the system.
  • Antibodies May Hold Key to HIV Suppression
    Wed, 09 Nov 2016 18:41:34 EST
    Two early trials suggest approach might make it possible for patients to go off antiretroviral meds
  • Leg Movement Restored in Paralyzed Monkeys
    Wed, 09 Nov 2016 18:20:13 EST
    Wireless connection allowed brain to send signals to spine, but human trials still a long way off
  • High-Dose Statins Boost Survival
    Wed, 09 Nov 2016 17:42:37 EST
    Increased doses reduced death risk in those with existing heart disease
  • Smartphones May Hinder a Good Night's Sleep
    Wed, 09 Nov 2016 17:29:32 EST
    Study suggests a link between the devices and troubled slumber
  • Interactive Feature Test
    Wed, 09 Nov 2016 15:07:35 EST
    Interactive Feature Test
  • Memory Can Fade After Menopause
    Wed, 09 Nov 2016 13:15:16 EST
    But women still outperform men, researchers report
  • Intense Chemo: Little Early Breast Cancer Benefit
    Wed, 09 Nov 2016 13:15:11 EST
    U.S. cancer expert still sees role for the approach in certain patients
  • New Spine Stimulation Device Provides Pain Relief
    Wed, 09 Nov 2016 09:17:12 EST
    High-frequency therapy helps block pain signals better than low-frequency treatments, study finds
  • Colorado Voters Approve Aid-in-Dying Measure
    Wed, 09 Nov 2016 09:15:13 EST
    Colorado Voters Approve Aid-in-Dying Measure
  • Trump Victory Offers Chance to Repeal Obamacare
    Wed, 09 Nov 2016 08:44:56 EST
    Donald Trump's win in the presidential election may signal an end to Obamacare.
  • Self-Harm a Cause of Death During Pregnancy
    Tue, 08 Nov 2016 17:15:19 EST
    Suicide, overdoses are occurring when expecting and in first year of motherhood; depression a likely factor, study finds
  • Some Want a Federal Investigation as Insulin Prices Rise
    Tue, 08 Nov 2016 15:16:22 EST
    An insulin price increase over the past decade has angered people living with diabetes, and some lawmakers want a federal investigation of the companies that make and sell it.
  • Parents Often Miss PTSD in Kids
    Tue, 08 Nov 2016 15:15:13 EST
    Signs may include nightmares, avoiding reminders of the trauma, feeling unsafe, researchers find
  • E-Cigs Tied to Frequent, Heavier Teen Tobacco Use
    Tue, 08 Nov 2016 13:15:18 EST
    But vaping group contends the electronic devices lower smoking rates
  • Docs May Not Heed Prediabetes Screening Guidelines
    Tue, 08 Nov 2016 13:15:14 EST
    They split 50-50, survey shows, on advice aimed at preventing full-blown diabetes
  • Workplace Bully
    Tue, 08 Nov 2016 10:45:14 EST
    Bad behavior at work is unsettling and takes a toll on everyone in the office.
  • EXPERT Q&A: What to Do When Drugs Expire
    Tue, 08 Nov 2016 10:28:53 EST
    Important information from the FDA about expiration dates and how to safely dispose of old meds.
  • School Vaccine Requirements Raise HPV Shot Rates
    Tue, 08 Nov 2016 09:15:19 EST
    There may be a 'spillover' effect when kids get other mandated immunizations, study finds
  • Low Vitamin D Levels May Raise Bladder Cancer Risk
    Tue, 08 Nov 2016 09:15:17 EST
    Researchers say finding might lead to cheap and safe way to prevent the disease
  • Brain Scans May Help Dementia Diagnosis, Treatment
    Tue, 08 Nov 2016 09:15:15 EST
    People with Lewy body dementia generally don't lose volume in the hippocampus, study shows
  • Name Game: Natural Beauty Products Explained
    Mon, 07 Nov 2016 17:20:05 EST
    What do "eco" and "organic" really mean when it comes to your skin care?
  • Child Cancer Survivors Live Longer, Not Better
    Mon, 07 Nov 2016 17:15:25 EST
    Those treated in 1990s more likely to report pain and poor health as adults, researchers say
  • Challenge for Some Cancer Survivors: Heart Disease
    Mon, 07 Nov 2016 17:15:23 EST
    The younger the age at diagnosis, the greater the risk, study suggests
  • Best Toys for Babies
    Mon, 07 Nov 2016 16:35:37 EST
    How to choose playthings that inspire exploration and build skills.
  • Anatomy of Lipstick
    Mon, 07 Nov 2016 16:24:44 EST
    Quite a bit of lip service goes into each tube.
  • Turkey: 1 Day, 5 Dinners
    Mon, 07 Nov 2016 16:03:48 EST
    Give your leftovers new appeal with these five easy-to-prepare recipes.
  • 3 Ways to Cook Butternut Squash
    Mon, 07 Nov 2016 15:53:15 EST
    Go for the gold with this nutty, sweet, antioxidant-rich veggie.
  • FDA Panel Recommends Approval of New Antibiotic
    Mon, 07 Nov 2016 13:16:02 EST
    FDA Panel Recommends Approval of New Antibiotic
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