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Understanding Gender

( - Transgender people identify with a gender other than the one associated with their sex assigned at birth.

Feb 21, 2018 - 11:34:23 AM

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Health Benefits of Coffee

( - The composer J.S. Bach spoke for a lot of us with his Coffee Cantata lyric: "Without my morning coffee, I'm just like a dried-up piece of roast goat."

Feb 21, 2018 - 11:26:41 AM

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New Blood Test Detects Traumatic Brain Injury -- Not Concussion

( - BUFFALO, N.Y. — A new blood test approved by the Food and Drug Administration is being characterized by the agency and news reports as a way to detect concussion.

Feb 21, 2018 - 9:43:50 AM

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What’s Holding You Back?

( - Atlanta — A new study found people without disabilities don’t always see the same barriers to participation that people with disabilities see.

Feb 15, 2018 - 11:47:31 AM

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Palm Oil in Your Valentine's Chocolate?

( - A diet rich in saturated fat and sugar not only leads to obesity, it creates inflammation in the nucleus accumbens, a part of the brain that controls mood and reward.

Feb 14, 2018 - 10:27:41 AM

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Thermal Blankets Melt Snow Quickly

( - Removing snow piled high in parking lots and along roadsides could soon be a far less tedious task.

Feb 14, 2018 - 9:00:47 AM

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Most Children with Sickle Cell Anemia Not Receiving Key Medication to Stay Healthy

( - ANN ARBOR, Mich. – One of the greatest health threats to children with sickle cell anemia is getting a dangerous bacterial infection — but most are not receiving a key medication to reduce the risk, a new study suggests.

Feb 13, 2018 - 1:09:40 PM

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Common Myths and Truths About Hair Loss and Balding

( - BEVERLY HILLS, California – (February 12, 2018) – For the millions of people who experience thinning or balding of their hair, it can be devastating. What can be even more devastating is not getting accurate information when it comes to what they can do about it.

Feb 12, 2018 - 2:10:15 PM

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Engaging Family Members in Care of Hospitalized Loved Ones Enhances Healing

( - A voluntary program being spearheaded by Intermountain Healthcare that allows family members of hospitalized patients to participate in their care enhanced healing and reduced readmission rates

Feb 12, 2018 - 11:24:06 AM

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Soil Scientists Update Website for Gardeners
( - Feb. 12, 2017 - With garden season fast approaching, the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) has updated their Community Gardens website.
Feb 12, 2018 - 10:09:01 AM

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Olympic Outbreak Can Happen Anywhere (VIDEO)

( - With today's opening ceremonies, the pomp and pageantry of the Winter Olympic Games is on full display. But many people who are at the games are feeling a little less celebratory due to an outbreak of norovirus.

Feb 9, 2018 - 1:22:45 PM

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Polluted Air May Pollute Our Morality

( - Exposure to air pollution, even imagining exposure to air pollution, may lead to unethical behavior, according to findings published in Psychological Science

Feb 7, 2018 - 2:24:29 PM

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Cleaner Ship Fuels Will Benefit Health, but Affect Climate Too

( - Marine shipping fuels will get a whole lot cleaner in 2020 when a regulation by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) requires fuels to contain 80-86 percent less sulphur.

Feb 7, 2018 - 12:15:33 PM

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What Makes a Good Egg?

( - In approximately 15 percent of cases where couples are unable to conceive, the underlying cause of infertility is not known.

Feb 6, 2018 - 10:37:52 AM

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Pain Near Artificial Hip Should be Evaluated Without Delay

( - Six years ago, at age 67, I had my right hip replaced. I’d been feeling fine until about eight weeks ago, when it started to hurt toward the front of my hip when I lift my right leg.

Feb 6, 2018 - 10:14:22 AM

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Fertility Study Offers Unexpected Lead on Dwarfism

( - As components of two entirely separate systems in the body, you wouldn’t think ovaries have much in common with bones. But it turns out they do....

Feb 5, 2018 - 12:11:13 PM

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Reasons Why You Should Go For a Non Surgical Nose Job

( - Nose is one of those facial features that makes majority of people uncomfortable and unconfident.

Feb 4, 2018 - 11:14:18 AM

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News You Can Use For The Household Well Owner
( - If you’re one of the estimated 34 million Americans who use well water, you may be pleased to know there’s a fount of information about the care and maintenance of your well available to you.
Feb 3, 2018 - 10:39:52 AM

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Managing Muscle Soreness (VIDEO)

( - Professional athletes spend countless hours training to be the best in their sports.

Feb 2, 2018 - 12:16:36 PM

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Heart-Healthy Diet Tips from Herbalife

( - Valentine’s Day is a day when many couples celebrate their love with chocolates and other goodies, but it is also a time for couples to focus on how to make their hearts stronger by taking care of the one that beats for them.

Feb 2, 2018 - 11:57:24 AM

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Hunger Overrides Sense of Fullness After Weight Loss

( - Bethesda, Md. —The levels of hormones that control hunger and fullness (satiety) both rise after weight loss, but individuals may only experience an increase in hunger

Feb 2, 2018 - 10:12:26 AM

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White Adults With Mental Illness Far More Likely Than Other Ethnic Groups to Report Insufficient Money for Care and Delays in Care

( - New York –February 1, 2018 –– White adults with mental illness were significantly more likely than those of other ethnicities to report having insufficient money for mental health care or facing delays in care

Feb 1, 2018 - 10:31:47 AM

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Lip Balm Addict? Here’s Why You Constantly Need to Reapply

( - You know it’s winter when all you want to do is apply lip balm—and then reapply again. Your red, raw, chapped lips can’t get enough of the stuff, but swiping it on repeatedly may be doing more harm than good.

Feb 1, 2018 - 10:24:46 AM

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Eco-Friendly Winter Lawn Care

( - Those of you living in the mid to northern parts of America don’t need to worry much about your lawn during the short, cold days between late fall and early spring.

Jan 31, 2018 - 2:18:39 PM

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Sports Drinks Are Not Solutions for Illness-Related Dehydration

( - Hospitals across the nation have been hit by a double whammy: an alarming flu season combined with a shortage of intravenous fluids.

Jan 31, 2018 - 11:12:59 AM

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Skin-inspired Coating That's as Hard as Teeth and Can Heal Itself

( - Self-healing smart coatings could someday make scratches on cell phones a thing of the past.

Jan 31, 2018 - 8:59:23 AM

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How the Bubbles Make the Beverage

( - From popping a bottle of champagne for a celebration to cracking open a soda while watching the Super Bowl, everyone is familiar with fizz.

Jan 31, 2018 - 8:49:01 AM

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Why Wrists are a Common Casualty of Winter (VIDEO)

( - Winter weather tends to cause a spike in visits to the emergency department, and wrist injuries are one of the biggest reasons.

Jan 30, 2018 - 12:27:01 PM

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Arts and Humanities in Medical School Promote Empathy and Inoculate Against Burnout

( -  – Medical students who spend more time engaging in the arts may also be bolstering the qualities that improve their bedside manner with patients

Jan 30, 2018 - 9:56:23 AM

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Nasal Mucus Color — What Does it Mean?

( - My grandson frequently has a runny nose, and the color of the nasal mucus is sometimes green to yellowish. I’ve heard that this is a sign of a bacterial infection and perhaps the need for antibiotics. Can you confirm?

Jan 29, 2018 - 11:17:00 AM

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Research Suggests Colonoscopy Link to Appendicitis

( - Although the incidence of appendicitis in the United States has been in decline for many years, the condition still affects approximately seven percent of Americans annually.

Jan 29, 2018 - 9:57:00 AM

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Bone Experts Offer How-To Video For Forensic Professionals

( - Advances in recent years allow forensic practitioners to use bone mineral density to extract more information from human remains – but many forensic experts are unfamiliar with the techniques and technology.

Jan 29, 2018 - 9:03:08 AM

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5 Tips to Tell if You Are Healthy

( - FAIRFAX, Virginia – (January 29, 2018) – At the beginning of each new year, there is a lot of talk about getting healthy. Millions of people set goals to improve their health and fitness.

Jan 29, 2018 - 8:22:06 AM

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Hot Tips To Help You Avoid Home Heating Fires

( - Heating equipment is the second-leading cause of home fires in the United States. More than 65,000 home fires are attributed to heating equipment each year.

Jan 26, 2018 - 3:50:43 PM

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IV Lounges Want to Cure Hangovers, but at What Cost?

( - Carrying offerings named “Jet Lag Eraser,” “Hydrofix,” and “Epic Hangover Recovery,” concierge intravenous (IV) lounges are popping up in cities around the country....

Jan 26, 2018 - 11:48:03 AM

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Daughter's Diagnosis Gives Mom a Life-Changing Mission

( - Marbree Ustby entered the world on Easter Sunday, "healthy, happy and doing everything she was supposed to," her mom, Megan Ustby, tells us.

Jan 25, 2018 - 2:32:12 PM

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Why—And How—To ‘Heart’ Your Kidneys, Every Day

( - Many people don’t know it, but when your kidneys stop working, so do you. Your kidneys are as essential to life as other vital organs, such as your heart.

Jan 25, 2018 - 12:30:57 PM

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Coping with Cold Sores

( - Cold sores — also called fever blisters — are a common viral infection. They are tiny, fluid-filled blisters on and around your lips. These blisters are often grouped together in patches.

Jan 25, 2018 - 11:42:43 AM

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You’re Washing Your Hands All Wrong (VIDEO)

( - Flu is active in much of the U.S. Along with getting a seasonal flu vaccine, a 20-second way to prevent illness is to wash your hands properly.

Jan 24, 2018 - 12:24:28 PM

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Reaching the Breaking Point

( - To better understand why many elderly people are prone to break a bone in a fall (known as bone fragility fractures), perhaps doctors and researchers should look at the human skeleton....

Jan 24, 2018 - 11:06:25 AM

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