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Extra Calcium Safe for the Aging Eye

FRIDAY, March 22, 2019 -- To take calcium or not to take calcium, that is still the question. In a new study that contradicts earlier research, investigators... Read more

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Affordable Care Act Brought Big Benefits to Women: Study

FRIDAY, March 22, 2019 -- More American women had health insurance and access to care after the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was fully in place in 2014, and... Read more

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Managing MS

FRIDAY, March 22, 2019 -- Proper treatment can help people with multiple sclerosis (MS) contend with their disease, an expert says. "Patients get a predisposed... Read more

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AHA News: Is the New 'Fasting' Diet Trend Healthy?

FRIDAY, March 22, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Tipping the scales at 233 pounds, Charles Joy realized he needed to make some changes. The... Read more

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Could the U.S. Mail Deliver Better Colon Cancer Screening Rates?

FRIDAY, March 22, 2019 -- No one likes to get a colonoscopy, but new research suggests that mailing at-home colon cancer tests to folks who are overdue for... Read more

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Gun Deaths Up Sharply Among America's Schoolkids

FRIDAY, March 22, 2019 -- Gun-related deaths among school-age children in the United States are increasing at alarming rates, researchers report. In 2017, gun... Read more

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How to Raise Global Citizens of Tomorrow

FRIDAY, March 22, 2019 -- It's never too soon to teach kids to be culturally competent -- to learn about, respect and accept people whose culture is different... Read more

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Is There a Safer Choice Than Opioids After a C-Section?

FRIDAY, March 22, 2019 -- Expectant moms often try to plan as many aspects of their upcoming delivery as they can. But one thing they might not consider is... Read more

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Easy Eggs for a Nutritious Breakfast

FRIDAY, March 22, 2019 -- Recent research shows that eggs can be part of a healthful diet. Eggs are highly nutritious because they deliver the essential amino... Read more

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Health Highlights: March 22, 2019

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: 'Game of Thrones' Actress Had Two Brain Aneurysms "Game... Read more

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Health Tip: Hearing Loss Prevention

-- About 1 in 3 Americans between the ages of 65 and 74 has hearing loss. And about half of those over 75 have trouble hearing. Though age-related hearing loss... Read more

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Health Tip: Reduce Risk of Tattoo Infection

-- More than 20 percent of adults in the United States report having at least one tattoo. Because ink is injected into the skin, the Centers for Disease... Read more

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Tighter Gun Laws = Safer Schools

THURSDAY, March 21, 2019 -- Stricter gun laws keep U.S. high school students safer, a new study says. Surveying nearly 100,000 high school students,... Read more

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How to Help Your Kids Achieve a Healthy Weight

THURSDAY, March 21, 2019 -- Obesity can lead to physical, social and emotional struggles for kids, so parents need to help their children maintain a healthy... Read more

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New Heart Failure Device Is Approved

THURSDAY, March 21, 2019 -- The Optimizer Smart System has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for people with chronic, moderate-to-severe... Read more

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Baby Monkey May Offer Hope to Preserving Fertility of Kids With Cancer

THURSDAY, March 21, 2019 -- She's cute, and perhaps a medical breakthrough. Scientists say they have used frozen testicular tissue to achieve the birth of a... Read more

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Pesticides Tied to Autism Risk in Kids

THURSDAY, March 21, 2019 -- Children who are exposed to common pesticides, either while in the womb or in the first year of life, may be more likely to develop... Read more

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What Drives 'Anti-Vaxxer' Parents? It's a Mixed Bag, Study Shows

THURSDAY, March 21, 2019 -- Anti-vaccination campaigns abound on social media, but the people involved are not necessarily driven by any single motivation, a... Read more

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Attention, Seniors: Drink More Water and Head Off Disease

THURSDAY, March 21, 2019 -- Not drinking enough water is a common but under-recognized problem among American seniors that puts their health at risk,... Read more

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AHA News: Culture, Paycheck, Neighborhood Key to Your Heart's Health

THURSDAY, March 21, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Eating a low-fat diet, getting regular exercise and watching your weight can help lower risk for... Read more

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