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TV's 'Laverne,' Filmmaker Penny Marshall Dies

3 hours 56 min ago

Marshall came from Hollywood royalty -- she was the sister of the late writer-producer-director Garry Marshall and first wife to actor-director Rob Reiner of "All in the Family" fame.

Surgeon General: Take Steps to Stop Teen E-Cig Use

4 hours 13 min ago

The sale of e-cigarettes to those under 18 is illegal under federal law.

Pet Allergies? How To Be A Good Guest, or Host

7 hours 26 min ago

When you have animal allergies and you’re traveling, or you’re expecting guests who may be allergic to your pets, there are a few steps that can both guest and host can take to make the sneezing and itching less a problem.

Should Flu Vaccine Be Mandatory for Medical Staff?

8 hours 22 min ago

The survey comes after an unidentified nurse was allegedly fired for refusing to get a flu vaccine, drawing the attention of protesters who supported what they said was a violation of her conscience protection rights.

Farm in E. coli Outbreak Recalls Other Produce

10 hours 38 min ago

Adam Bros. Farming Inc., in Santa Barbara County, California, said it is also recalling red and green leaf lettuce as well as cauliflower.

Sleepless Night Could Make Pastries Hard to Resist

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 15:15

A new study says the link between lost sleep and weight gain may be more based in brain nerve signals than a simple hormone imbalance.

Incontinence Drug May Help Ease Severe Hot Flashes

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 14:29

Oxybutynin, a drug widely used to treat urinary incontinence caused by an overactive bladder, helps treat hot flashes in breast cancer survivors and women who did not have breast cancer but who were bothered by frequent or severe menopausal symptoms, new research shows.

Stress, Sadness Really Can Break Your Heart

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 14:11

Over a 6-year period, researchers from MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston found 30 patients having cancer treatment fit the criteria for broken heart syndrome.

Do Migraines Lower A Woman's Chances for Diabetes?

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 13:15

The study found that -- after adjusting for body weight and other health factors -- women who said they had migraines had a 30 percent lower risk of type 2 diabetes.

Study: Don't Send Report Cards Home on This Day

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 13:15

For the study, a team compared a year's worth of state-verified child abuse cases with the dates that elementary school report cards were sent home.

Father-Son Talks About Condoms Pay Off

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 09:15

Sons in the study said they wanted their dads to tell them how to use condoms and problems with them, such as breakage and slippage, as well as incorrect use.

Father-Son Talks About Condoms Pay Off

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 09:15

Sons in the study said they wanted their dads to tell them how to use condoms and problems with them, such as breakage and slippage, as well as incorrect use.

For Teens: Vaping Up, Opioid and Alcohol Use Down

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 09:15

After alcohol, vaping is the second-most common form of substance use in the United States, the survey found.

Parents, Think Before You Drink This Holiday

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 09:15

Among parents in a recent study most said they were very likely to make plans for someone to watch their child during the event.But fewer said they were very likely to make plans for someone to take care of their child the day after a night of drinking.

Women Get Worse Paramedic Care In A Heart Attack

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 09:15

The findings align with what past studies have shown about heart attack care: Women are less likely than men to get certain recommended treatments in the hospital, and after they're discharged.

Obamacare Ruling Likely Headed to Supreme Court

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 08:49

The ruling was made in a case that was launched by Republican governors and state attorneys general in 20 states and centered on whether people were still compelled to buy coverage even after Congress reduced the penalty for not having coverage to zero dollars.

CDC: U.S. Flu Activity Low Right Now, but Rising

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 15:15

Flu activity is still fairly low, but, as expected, has slowly increased over the last few weeks, CDC officials say.

PT For Joint Pain Can Help You Avoid Opioids

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 13:15

A study,of nearly 89,000 U.S. patients found that people given physical therapy for their pain were 7 percent to 16 percent less likely to fill a prescription for an opioid.

Crohn's, Colitis May Be Tied to Prostate Cancer

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 13:15

In a recent study, men with inflammatory bowel disease had higher PSA levels and were four to five times more likely to develop prostate cancer than those in the control group, the investigators found.

U.S. Gun Deaths Reach Record High

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 09:42

The numbers, which were confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, show that 2017 had the highest number of gun deaths going back to at least 1979, when gun deaths started to be included in death data, CNN reported.

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