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Are Yawns Really Contagious?

Print this page FRIDAY, May 25, 2018 — We’ve all “caught” yawning from other people, but why that happens is unclear, according to a psychologist ...

AHA: Heart Disease a Hidden Threat to South Asians in U.S.

Print this page THURSDAY, May 24, 2018 (American Heart Association) — South Asians living in the United States are more likely to die from heart ...

Study Affirms What Many Know: Antidepressants May Lead to Weight Gain

Print this page THURSDAY, May 24, 2018 — If you’re taking an antidepressant, you’re likely to gain weight, a new study out of Britain reports. ...

Yoga May Be Right Move Against Urinary Incontinence

Print this page TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 — Yoga can help older women who fight frequent bouts of urinary incontinence, new research suggests. The finding ...

Most Hospitals Aren’t Ready for Mass Tragedies, ER Docs Say

Print this page TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 — Nine out of 10 ER doctors say their hospitals aren’t fully prepared for major disasters or mass ...

How to Do a Self-Check for Skin Cancer

Print this page SATURDAY, May 26, 2018 — Learning how to do a skin self-exam could save your life. “Skin cancer is one of the ...

5 Ways to Protect Your Eye Health

Print this page FRIDAY, May 25, 2018 — Your risk of vision problems increases with age, but there are things you can do to protect ...

Coal Miners Face Growing Wave of Black Lung Disease

Print this page FRIDAY, May 25, 2018 — The deadliest form of black lung disease is on the rise among American coal miners, a new ...

New Guidelines Mean 1 in 3 Adults May Need Blood Pressure Meds

Print this page WEDNESDAY, May 23, 2018 — One out of every three U.S. adults has high blood pressure that should be treated with medication, ...

Toxins in BBQ Fumes May Be Absorbed Through the Skin

Print this page WEDNESDAY, May 23, 2018 — When you fire up the grill for your Memorial Day cookout, beware: Those tantalizing aromas hold an ...

Banned Pregnancy Drug Linked to ADHD Generations Later

Print this page MONDAY, May 21, 2018 — A pregnancy drug that has been banned for decades may increase the risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) ...

Wanna Look Cool? Give Smiling a Shot

Print this page SUNDAY, May 20, 2018 — If you want to look cool, try smiling, researchers suggest. Their advice counters the popular belief that ...

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How to Survive Snake Season, Even if You Get Bit

May 25, 2018 — Welcome to snake season. As the weather warms up, serpents will start to slither out of their winter hideouts and, inevitably, ...