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28 Jun

Cosmetics Safety

The number of adverse events reported to the FDA involving cosmetics is increasing, study finds.

27 Jun

Stress and Heart Disease

Persistent mental distress increases risk of death in heart patients, study finds.

26 Jun

Insurance Coverage & Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Loss of Medicaid coverage leads to later stage breast cancer diagnosis, study finds.

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WEDNESDAY, June 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- New research might change the way doctors treat skin abscesses in children and adults, medical experts say.

Giving an antibiotic when draining the infection significantly improves recovery, a new report suggests.

"The conventional wisdom has been that you don't really need antibiot...

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WEDNESDAY, June 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Air pollution may shorten the lives of American seniors, even in areas where levels fall below national safety standards, new research indicates.

Although it's possible that factors other than air pollution are responsible for the increase in premature deaths among older adults, study co-aut...

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WEDNESDAY, June 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- For people who battle depression and can't find relief, stimulating the brain with electric impulses may help. But a new study by Brazilian researchers says it's still no better than antidepressant medication.

In a trial that pitted transcranial, direct-current stimulation (tDCS) against the...

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WEDNESDAY, June 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- With skin cancer the most common type of cancer in the United States, you should learn to spot its early signs, a cancer doctor says.

"Early detection is key. When detected early, most skin cancers may be effectively treated and are often curable," said Dr. Jeffrey Farma, a surgical oncologi...

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WEDNESDAY, June 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- As more young adults are hospitalized for stroke each year in the United States, new research from Sweden hints at a reason why: Teens who become overweight during adolescence appear to face a higher stroke risk later.

"According to our results, avoiding excessive BMI increase between 8 and ...

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WEDNESDAY, June 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A dramatic decrease in often-fatal cardiac arrest has occurred among Oregon residents who gained access to health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, a new study reports.

Cardiac arrest cases declined by 17 percent among 45- to 64-year-olds soon after full implementation of the health...

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