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WASHINGTON — In a quest to end cookie-cutter health care, U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how our genes, … more
NEW YORK — A puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had back-to-back annual flu shots that included protection against swine flu.Vaccine experts think the results … more
WASHINGTON — Getting checked for cervical cancer isn't one-size-fits-all: Millions of women may soon have to decide between a routine Pap or a newer test that detects if they have a … more
Prosecutors in New York announced this week that an August drug raid yielded 140 pounds of fentanyl, the most in the city's history and enough to kill 32 million people, they told New York 4.Those … more
There are many reasons that people avoid exercise. Time is an obvious one. Our lives are already busy - who has time to work out? Money is another common excuse. Gym memberships and equipment can get pricey.People often wonder what type of exercise … more
Q: Can marijuana use really increase the risk of high blood pressure, as a recent study suggests? I thought marijuana was supposed to make you relax. A: If you'll recall, there was a time when … more
People who don't get vaccinated are the most likely reason for the steady increase in the rate of measles and major outbreaks in the United States, according to an analysis released Tuesday.The … more
As sure as the first fall frost and the snowflakes that soon will follow, the 2017-2018 flu season is just around the corner, and it's not too early to get vaccinated against influenza (flu), a … more
WASHINGTON (AP) — A first attempt at gene therapy for a disease that leaves babies unable to move, swallow and, eventually, breathe has extended the tots' lives, and some began to roll over, … more
Recently, after an appointment with an ENT doctor, I returned to my car and cried. He talked about my sinuses as if he was plumber and I a sink with a broken faucet that he could not simply turn off. I felt hopeless and uncared for. The experience … more
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