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Beer, Hot Dogs and Stomach Cancer

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Alcohol, processed meats like hot dogs and excess weight linked to increased risk of stomach cancer. When it comes to stomach cancer apparently, you are...

Death from Diabetes: Three Times More Likely Than Once Thought

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About 12 percent of Americans might be dying from diabetes, despite what has been reported on death certificates, Boston University study finds. Diabetes is a...

How A Checklist Affected Surgical Death Rates

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Surgical checklist reduced surgery deaths in South Carolina hospitals. Pilots have long used pre-flight checklists to decrease the risk of accidents. Now that strategy is...

As Americans’ Mental Health Suffers, So Does Access to Care

The number of Americans suffering from psychological stress is increasing, while access to care is declining, according to the NYU Langone Medical Center. Gaining access...

How Lyme Disease Affects Outdoor Activities

People in the northeast of the US probably make fewer outdoor trips because of the prevalence of Lyme disease. Lyme disease is widespread in the...

A New Look at Alzheimer’s Disease

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Toxic protein spreads through the brain in patients with Alzheimer's disease. The spread of Alzheimer's disease through the brain has always been a bit of...

When ‘Good’ Cholesterol Is Even Better

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HDL cholesterol function may be important factor in heart disease risk Good, better, best — when it comes to cholesterol, you want more of the...

Patients Under Chiropractic Care Reduced Opioid Use by 57%

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Opioid prescriptions skyrocketed from 112 million in 1992 to nearly 249 million in 2015. Experts refer to this shift as the Opioid Epidemic. Opioid pain-relieving...

The Link Between Vascular Disease and Alzheimer’s

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The Link Between Vascular Disease and Alzheimer's Vascular disease risk factors were associated with late-life dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. As Alzheimer’s disease has become more of...