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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 ...

Zika Epidemic in U.S. Could Be a Costly Scenario

WEDNESDAY, May 3, 2017 — An outbreak of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in the United States could be very costly, a new study warns. “This ...

This Bill Could Make Marijuana Cash Deposits Legal

Sponsored by Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), this newly proposed legislation seeks to “provide financial services” to America’s lawful marijuana businesses. Perilously profitable, today’s legal marijuana ...

Mid-Life Exercise Could Jog Your Memory

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Can a new exercise regimen boost your brain health if you’re over 50? ...

Could Breast Milk Tests Replace Mammograms?

SATURDAY, April 22, 2017 — Breast-milk analysis may someday offer an alternative to mammograms for women in their childbearing years, new research suggests. Because mammography ...

Marriage Could Bring Health Bonus to Older Same-Sex Couples

TUESDAY, April 18, 2017 — The health benefits of tying the knot may extend to couples of all sexual orientations. A new study shows that ...

Could a Daily Vitamin Curb Smog’s Health Effects?

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — There’s a lot of evidence to show that breathing in dirty air can ...

Could a Daily Vitamin Curb Smog’s Effect on the Heart?

FRIDAY, April 14, 2017 — There’s a lot of evidence to show that breathing in dirty air can harm your heart. But a small new ...

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