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Benign Doesn’t Always Mean Harmless

Non-functional adrenal tumors, type 2 diabetes linked When it comes to strange lumps and bumps, hearing a physician say the word “benign” is generally a...
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When Thumb Sucking Doesn’t Suck

Nail-biters, thumb-suckers experience fewer allergies Many parents discourage their children from nail-biting and thumb-sucking, in part to keep germs out of their mouths. Though few...
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Could a Common Drug Return Stolen Memories

Alzheimer’s disease treated with mefenamic acid, common NSAID Alzheimer’s may be one of the saddest diseases to watch overtake a loved one. It often begins...
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How A Checklist Affected Surgical Death Rates

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...
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Chronic knee pain

New research shows that people with chronic knee pain may be able to help their condition by learning skills online and doing exercises with...

Poor Dental Care Common in Alzheimer’s Patients

About 5.4 million people in the U.S. have Alzheimer’s, a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior, and 16 million...
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Generational Changes in Colon Cancer

The American Cancer Society reported major changes in colon and rectal cancer this week showing significant increases in Millennials and significant drops in Boomers...
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Half of traffic deaths in children and young people related to...

Half of traffic deaths in people younger than 21 years old are related to alcohol and could be prevented by stronger laws, according to...
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Cheap Moisturizers Can Prevent Eczema in Infants

Looks like you can put down that expensive moisturizer - the cheap stuff will do the trick. Using inexpensive petroleum jelly to moisturize newborns is...
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The Connection Between Heartburn and Sleep

Study showed patients with sleep disturbances responded more quickly to heartburn symptoms. Occasional heartburn is common and not really a big deal for many people....