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Just a Few Vaccine Refusers Could Endanger Many

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) — With a small percentage of U.S. parents not vaccinating their children for “non-medical” ...

‘Smart’ Robot Technology Could Give Stroke Rehab a Boost

WEDNESDAY, July 19, 2017 — Scientists say they have developed a “smart” robotic harness that might make it easier for people to learn to walk ...

Common Vision Disorders Could Be Holding Your Child Back in School

If your child aces the eye chart at the pediatrician’s office, you might assume her vision is just fine. But some common vision disorders can’t ...

Could Shift Work Damage Your DNA?

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) — When people work the night shift, their bodies might have less capacity to ...

Could Shift Work Damage Your DNA?

TUESDAY, June 27, 2017 — When people work the night shift, their bodies might have less capacity to repair everyday damage to cells’ DNA, a ...

Could a Monetary Perk Help Keep HIV Patients on Their Meds?

WEDNESDAY, June 21, 2017 — There are mixed results from a new study on the use of monetary rewards to help boost the odds that ...

Could Your Breakfast Cloud Your Judgment?

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, June 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Will that be eggs or cereal? The decisions people make might be partly ...

Could a Century-Old Drug Ease Autism Symptoms?

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A drug first used in the early 1900s to treat sleeping sickness has ...

Could Chocolate Guard Against an Irregular Heartbeat?

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) — There’s delicious news for chocolate lovers: New research suggests the sweet might help ...

Could ‘Safer’ Filtered Cigarettes Be More Deadly?

By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Filtered cigarettes might be even more lethal than unfiltered ones, and a new ...

Could Cancer Drug Gleevec Help With Severe Asthma?

FRIDAY, May 19, 2017 — A leukemia drug might also effectively treat severe asthma, a small-scale clinical trial suggests. Gleevec (imatinib) reduced the “twitchiness” of ...

Cannabis Could Soon Be Decriminalized in All of New England

Pending the signature of Governor Chris Sununu, New Hampshire will finally decriminalize the possession of marijuana. After the state Senate and House both passed bills ...

Emerging Treatment Could be a Weight Loss Surgery Alternative

May 9, 2017 — A nonsurgical weight loss treatment for obesity could offer an alternative to surgery. The procedure, called endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty, or ESG, ...

After Suicide Attempt, a Phone Call Could Save a Life

SUNDAY, May 7, 2017 — A simple phone call can make a big difference to someone who’s attempted suicide and may be contemplating another try. ...

New York Could Add PTSD to Qualifying Conditions

New York recently expanded its medical marijuana program by adding chronic pain, but there is an important group of patients who are still left out ...

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