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Walking Fido Is Doggone Good for Your Health

Walking Fido Is Doggone Good for Your Health Host of benefits unleashed for older folks, researchers find WebMD News from HealthDay By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Walking the dog may be a health boon for older Americans, new research suggests. Dog …

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Today's Hair Style Could Cause Hair Loss Tomorrow

Today’s Hair Style Could Cause Hair Loss Tomorrow Black women who prefer scalp-pulling hairdos seem especially at risk, study indicates WebMD News from HealthDay By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Black women who like to wear their hair pulled back tightly may …

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Loneliness Linked to Heart Disease, Stroke

Loneliness Linked to Heart Disease, Stroke Study found social isolation raised the risk by 30 percent WebMD News from HealthDay By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Lonely and isolated people may face a higher risk of heart disease and stroke, researchers report. …

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Infection Caused U.S. Uterus Transplant to Fail

Infection Caused U.S. Uterus Transplant to Fail Blood supply to implanted organ was compromised, forcing its removal WebMD News from HealthDay By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) — A common fungus caused the complication that forced Cleveland Clinic doctors to remove a transplanted …

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Obama Seeks to Expand Opioid Addiction Treatment

Obama Seeks to Expand Opioid Addiction Treatment March 29, 2016 — President Barack Obama traveled to Atlanta on Tuesday to shine a light on the nation’s opioid abuse epidemic, which continues to get worse. More than 28,000 Americans accidentally overdosed on opioids in 2014, according to the National Center for …

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Pregnant Travelers, Tough Choices on Zika Testing

Pregnant Travelers, Tough Choices on Zika Testing Feb. 26, 2016 — Pregnant women who recently traveled to areas where the Zika virus is being spread by mosquitoes are facing a dilemma — whether or not to get a blood test to check for the infection. That’s the recommendation by the …

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Many Traveling Abroad Lack Key Vaccinations

Many Traveling Abroad Lack Key Vaccinations Outbreaks of measles, hepatitis A could be prevented if people were fully immunized, researchers say WebMD News from HealthDay By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Many Americans traveling overseas are not immunized against highly contagious …

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Worse Psoriasis, Less Healthy Arteries, Study Finds

Worse Psoriasis, Less Healthy Arteries, Study Finds Chronic skin disorder linked to increase risk for heart attack and stroke WebMD News from HealthDay By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The skin disorder psoriasis appears linked with artery inflammation, raising the odds for …

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