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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Pollution tied to 9 million deaths worldwide in 2015(HealthDay News) -- Pollution led to more than 9 million deaths worldwide in 20
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted an hour ago
(HealthDay News) -- Pollution led to more than 9 million deaths worldwide in 2015, or 1 in 6 deaths that year, a new report reveals. Air pollution, the worst culprit, was linked to 6.5 million heart- and lung-related deaths, The Lancet Commission on... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Drug OD rate now higher in rural U.S. than cities: CDC(HealthDay News) -- Drug overdose death rates in rural areas of the United Stat
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 4 hours ago
(HealthDay News) -- Drug overdose death rates in rural areas of the United States are now higher than in cities, a trend that worries federal health officials. In 2015, drug overdose was the leading cause of injury-related death in the United States... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Can aspirin stop liver cancer in Hepatitis B patients?(HealthDay News) -- Daily aspirin may reduce the risk of liver cancer for peopl
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 4 hours ago
(HealthDay News) -- Daily aspirin may reduce the risk of liver cancer for people with hepatitis B infection, a new study suggests. Hepatitis B virus attacks the liver and can cause cirrhosis and liver cancer. Previous research suggests daily... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Drug OD rate now higher in rural U.S. than cities: CDC(HealthDay News) -- Drug overdose death rates in rural areas of the United Stat
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 7 hours ago
(HealthDay News) -- Drug overdose death rates in rural areas of the United States are now higher than in cities, a trend that worries federal health officials. In 2015, drug overdose was the leading cause of injury-related death in the United States... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Drug OD rate now higher in rural U.S. than cities: CDC(HealthDay News) -- Drug overdose death rates in rural areas of the United Stat
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 7 hours ago
(HealthDay News) -- Drug overdose death rates in rural areas of the United States are now higher than in cities, a trend that worries federal health officials. In 2015, drug overdose was the leading cause of injury-related death in the United States... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Drug OD rate now higher in rural U.S. than cities: CDC(HealthDay News) -- Drug overdose death rates in rural areas of the United Stat
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 8 hours ago
(HealthDay News) -- Drug overdose death rates in rural areas of the United States are now higher than in cities, a trend that worries federal health officials. In 2015, drug overdose was the leading cause of injury-related death in the United States... Read more
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WALB Albany
Drug OD rate now higher in rural U.S. than cities: CDC(HealthDay News) -- Drug overdose death rates in rural areas of the United Stat
WALB Albany / Posted 8 hours ago
(HealthDay News) -- Drug overdose death rates in rural areas of the United States are now higher than in cities, a trend that worries federal health officials. In 2015, drug overdose was the leading cause of injury-related death in the United States... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Drug OD rate now higher in rural U.S. than cities: CDC(HealthDay News) -- Drug overdose death rates in rural areas of the United Stat
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 8 hours ago
(HealthDay News) -- Drug overdose death rates in rural areas of the United States are now higher than in cities, a trend that worries federal health officials. In 2015, drug overdose was the leading cause of injury-related death in the United States... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Drug OD rate now higher in rural U.S. than cities: CDC(HealthDay News) -- Drug overdose death rates in rural areas of the United Stat
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 8 hours ago
(HealthDay News) -- Drug overdose death rates in rural areas of the United States are now higher than in cities, a trend that worries federal health officials. In 2015, drug overdose was the leading cause of injury-related death in the United States... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Drug OD rate now higher in rural U.S. than cities: CDC(HealthDay News) -- Drug overdose death rates in rural areas of the United Stat
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 8 hours ago
(HealthDay News) -- Drug overdose death rates in rural areas of the United States are now higher than in cities, a trend that worries federal health officials. In 2015, drug overdose was the leading cause of injury-related death in the United States... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Gene therapy approved for b-cell lymphoma(HealthDay News) --Yescarta (axicabtagene ciloleucel) has been approved by the
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
(HealthDay News) --Yescarta (axicabtagene ciloleucel) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as the first form of gene therapy for a non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) form of cancer. Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma is the most common form... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Is a dangerous bird flu on the horizon?HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Scientists have found new evidence that
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Scientists have found new evidence that the H7N9 bird flu, currently confined to China, has the potential for a widespread outbreak. Public health experts have long been tracking the bird flu strain, which... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
State laws help reduce concussions in youth sportsBy Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- State laws ai
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 3 days ago
By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- State laws aimed at curbing an alarming rise in concussions among student athletes appear to be working. Since 2014, all 50 states and the District of Columbia have passed laws to... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
State laws help reduce concussions in youth sportsBy Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- State laws ai
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 3 days ago
By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- State laws aimed at curbing an alarming rise in concussions among student athletes appear to be working. Since 2014, all 50 states and the District of Columbia have passed laws to... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
State laws help reduce concussions in youth sportsBy Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- State laws ai
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 3 days ago
By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- State laws aimed at curbing an alarming rise in concussions among student athletes appear to be working. Since 2014, all 50 states and the District of Columbia have passed laws to... Read more
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WALB Albany
State laws help reduce concussions in youth sportsBy Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- State laws ai
WALB Albany / Posted 3 days ago
By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- State laws aimed at curbing an alarming rise in concussions among student athletes appear to be working. Since 2014, all 50 states and the District of Columbia have passed laws to... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
State laws help reduce concussions in youth sportsBy Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- State laws ai
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- State laws aimed at curbing an alarming rise in concussions among student athletes appear to be working. Since 2014, all 50 states and the District of Columbia have passed laws to... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
State laws help reduce concussions in youth sportsBy Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- State laws ai
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- State laws aimed at curbing an alarming rise in concussions among student athletes appear to be working. Since 2014, all 50 states and the District of Columbia have passed laws to... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
State laws help reduce concussions in youth sportsBy Mary Elizabeth DallasHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- State laws aime
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
By Mary Elizabeth DallasHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- State laws aimed at curbing an alarming rise in concussions among student athletes appear to be working. Since 2014, all 50 states and the District of Columbia have passed laws to... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Skip opioid treatment for migraine in the ER(HealthDay News) -- For people seeking treatment for a migraine in the emergenc
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 4 days ago
(HealthDay News) -- For people seeking treatment for a migraine in the emergency room, a commonly prescribed opioid called hydromorphone (Dilaudid or Exalgo) doesn't seem to work as well as at least one other medication, a new study finds. "People... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Avoiding alcohol helps the heart beat better(HealthDay News) -- The longer you refrain from drinking, the lower your risk o
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 4 days ago
(HealthDay News) -- The longer you refrain from drinking, the lower your risk of a common heart rhythm disorder. That's the message of a new long-range study examining alcohol use and atrial fibrillation, or Afib. This is when electrical impulses in... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
HPV vaccine safe for adult women: study(HealthDay News) -- Vaccines that ward off the cancer-linked human papillomavir
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 4 days ago
(HealthDay News) -- Vaccines that ward off the cancer-linked human papillomavirus (HPV) are safe for adult women, according to a study of more than 3 million Scandinavians. The researchers, who used Danish and Swedish hospital data to track the... Read more
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WALB Albany
HPV vaccine safe for adult women: study(HealthDay News) -- Vaccines that ward off the cancer-linked human papillomavir
WALB Albany / Posted 4 days ago
(HealthDay News) -- Vaccines that ward off the cancer-linked human papillomavirus (HPV) are safe for adult women, according to a study of more than 3 million Scandinavians. The researchers, who used Danish and Swedish hospital data to track the... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
HPV vaccine safe for adult women: study(HealthDay News) -- Vaccines that ward off the cancer-linked human papillomavir
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 days ago
(HealthDay News) -- Vaccines that ward off the cancer-linked human papillomavirus (HPV) are safe for adult women, according to a study of more than 3 million Scandinavians. The researchers, who used Danish and Swedish hospital data to track the... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
HPV vaccine safe for adult women(HealthDay News) -- Vaccines that ward off the cancer-linked human papillomavir
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 4 days ago
(HealthDay News) -- Vaccines that ward off the cancer-linked human papillomavirus (HPV) are safe for adult women, according to a study of more than 3 million Scandinavians. The researchers, who used Danish and Swedish hospital data to track the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
HPV vaccine safe for adult women: study(HealthDay News) -- Vaccines that ward off the cancer-linked human papillomavir
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
(HealthDay News) -- Vaccines that ward off the cancer-linked human papillomavirus (HPV) are safe for adult women, according to a study of more than 3 million Scandinavians. The researchers, who used Danish and Swedish hospital data to track the... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
HPV vaccine safe for adult women: study(HealthDay News) -- Vaccines that ward off the cancer-linked human papillomavir
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 4 days ago
(HealthDay News) -- Vaccines that ward off the cancer-linked human papillomavirus (HPV) are safe for adult women, according to a study of more than 3 million Scandinavians. The researchers, who used Danish and Swedish hospital data to track the... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
HPV vaccine safe for adult women(HealthDay News) -- Vaccines that ward off the cancer-linked human papillomavir
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 4 days ago
(HealthDay News) -- Vaccines that ward off the cancer-linked human papillomavirus (HPV) are safe for adult women, according to a study of more than 3 million Scandinavians. The researchers, who used Danish and Swedish hospital data to track the... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
How foods labeled 'healthy' can still make you fatBy Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News)
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 5 days ago
By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Be careful when you reach for foods labeled "healthy" -- new research suggests if they have hidden high levels of sugar, you may snack more later. Prior studies have... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Could 'AI' become a partner in breast cancer care?HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Machines armed with artificial intellig
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 5 days ago
HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Machines armed with artificial intelligence may one day help doctors better identify high-risk breast lesions that might turn into cancer, new research suggests. High-risk breast lesions are abnormal cells... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Who's most at risk of head injury in youth football?By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Young football play
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Young football players are more likely to experience a brain-jarring hit to the head if they're part of a team's running and passing game or a fast-moving defender, a small study... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Who's most at risk of head injury in youth football?By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Young football play
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 5 days ago
By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Young football players are more likely to experience a brain-jarring hit to the head if they're part of a team's running and passing game or a fast-moving defender, a small study... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Who's most at risk of head injury in youth football?By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Young football play
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 5 days ago
By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Young football players are more likely to experience a brain-jarring hit to the head if they're part of a team's running and passing game or a fast-moving defender, a small study... Read more
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WALB Albany
Who's most at risk of head injury in youth football?By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Young football play
WALB Albany / Posted 5 days ago
By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Young football players are more likely to experience a brain-jarring hit to the head if they're part of a team's running and passing game or a fast-moving defender, a small study... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Who's most at risk of head injury in youth football?By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Young football play
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 5 days ago
By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Young football players are more likely to experience a brain-jarring hit to the head if they're part of a team's running and passing game or a fast-moving defender, a small study... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Who's most at risk of head injury in youth football?By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Young football play
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 5 days ago
By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Young football players are more likely to experience a brain-jarring hit to the head if they're part of a team's running and passing game or a fast-moving defender, a small study... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Who's most at risk of head injury in youth football?By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Young football player
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Young football players are more likely to experience a brain-jarring hit to the head if they're part of a team's running and passing game or a fast-moving defender, a small study... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Nearly 25 million U.S. workers now have high-deductible health plans(HealthDay News) -- The number of American workers with high-deductible health
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 5 days ago
(HealthDay News) -- The number of American workers with high-deductible health insurance plans rose by 3.2 percent in 2016 -- reaching 24.8 million, new research reports. While premium prices rose modestly for people with employer-provided coverage,... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Childhood obesity up worldwide almost 10-fold over 4 decadesTUESDAY, Oct. 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Childhood obesity has increased more
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 5 days ago
TUESDAY, Oct. 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Childhood obesity has increased more than 10-fold worldwide since 1975, a new study reports. But even more children are underweight than severely overweight, according to the analysis of data from 200... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Common exercise therapy may not help women with leaky bladderMONDAY, Oct. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A commonly promoted exercise purporte
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 6 days ago
MONDAY, Oct. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A commonly promoted exercise purported to help a woman control a leaky bladder probably isn't effective, experts say. The workout -- called the abdominal hypopressive technique -- (AHT) is a breathing and... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
With skin cancer surgery, insurance matters(HealthDay News) -- Surgery is the main treatment for melanoma -- a dangerous f
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 6 days ago
(HealthDay News) -- Surgery is the main treatment for melanoma -- a dangerous form of skin cancer -- but a patient's insurance could affect whether or not that cancer is quickly removed, new research suggests. After reviewing thousands of melanoma... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Breast cancer more lethal for blacks than whites(HealthDay News) -- Differences in insurance are a major reason why black women
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 6 days ago
(HealthDay News) -- Differences in insurance are a major reason why black women are more likely to die of breast cancer than white women in the United States, a new study contends. "We found that differences in insurance explained one-third of the... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Breast cancer more lethal for blacks than whites(HealthDay News) -- Differences in insurance are a major reason why black women
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 6 days ago
(HealthDay News) -- Differences in insurance are a major reason why black women are more likely to die of breast cancer than white women in the United States, a new study contends. "We found that differences in insurance explained one-third of the... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Breast cancer more lethal for blacks than whites(HealthDay News) -- Differences in insurance are a major reason why black women
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 6 days ago
(HealthDay News) -- Differences in insurance are a major reason why black women are more likely to die of breast cancer than white women in the United States, a new study contends. "We found that differences in insurance explained one-third of the... Read more
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WALB Albany
Breast cancer more lethal for blacks than whites(HealthDay News) -- Differences in insurance are a major reason why black women
WALB Albany / Posted 6 days ago
(HealthDay News) -- Differences in insurance are a major reason why black women are more likely to die of breast cancer than white women in the United States, a new study contends. "We found that differences in insurance explained one-third of the... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Breast cancer more lethal for blacks than whites(HealthDay News) -- Differences in insurance are a major reason why black women
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 6 days ago
(HealthDay News) -- Differences in insurance are a major reason why black women are more likely to die of breast cancer than white women in the United States, a new study contends. "We found that differences in insurance explained one-third of the... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Breast cancer more lethal for blacks than whites(HealthDay News) -- Differences in insurance are a major reason why black women
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 6 days ago
(HealthDay News) -- Differences in insurance are a major reason why black women are more likely to die of breast cancer than white women in the United States, a new study contends. "We found that differences in insurance explained one-third of the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Breast cancer more lethal for blacks than whites(HealthDay News) -- Differences in insurance are a major reason why black women
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 6 days ago
(HealthDay News) -- Differences in insurance are a major reason why black women are more likely to die of breast cancer than white women in the United States, a new study contends. "We found that differences in insurance explained one-third of the... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Can 'magic mushrooms' kick-start depression treatment?(HealthDay News) -- The active ingredient in "magic mushrooms" may help patient
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 7 days ago
(HealthDay News) -- The active ingredient in "magic mushrooms" may help patients with tough-to-treat depression, a new study suggests. Twenty patients received psilocybin -- the psychoactive compound in a group of mushrooms that cause... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Good lifestyle choices add years to your life(HealthDay News) -- Change your lifestyle, change your life span. That's the c
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 7 days ago
(HealthDay News) -- Change your lifestyle, change your life span. That's the claim of a new study that found not smoking, watching your weight and continuing to learn new things could help you live longer. And genes play a part in the lifestyle... Read more
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