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One pill with four drugs may lower heart risks in poor population

Sep 19, 2019 , Reuters
A single daily pill containing low doses of common medications might provide a simple, inexpensive way to reduce risks for heart attacks and stroke in underprivileged communities, researchers say....
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Obesity Poses Much Bigger Risk for Diabetes Than Bad Genes

Sep 19, 2019 , RxList
Obesity is by far the greatest risk factor for developing type 2 diabetes, more than either having a genetic predisposition to diabetes or poor health habits, according to a large case-control study from...
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At-Risk Men May Also Benefit From Regular Mammograms

Sep 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: At-Risk Men May Also Benefit From Regular MammogramsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Obesity Poses Biggest Risk for Diabetes

Sep 19, 2019 , eMedicine Health
Obesity Poses Much Bigger Risk for Diabetes Than Bad...
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Childhood behavior problems linked to insomnia in adulthood

Sep 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Treating kids' behavior problems might have the additional benefit of reducing their risk of insomnia as adults, a recent study suggests....
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Vegetarians have higher risk for stroke, lower heart disease risk

Sep 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People who follow vegetarian or vegan diets may have lower odds for heart disease but higher chances of having a stroke, compared to meat eaters, a large UK study suggests....
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World at risk of pandemics that could kill millions, panel warns

Sep 18, 2019 , Reuters
The world is facing a mounting threat of disease pandemics that could kill millions and wreak havoc on the global economy, a international expert panel has warned, and governments should work to prepare for and mitigate that risk....
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Girl Dies From Brain Eating Amoeba in Texas: What Are the Risks?

Sep 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Girl Dies From Brain Eating Amoeba in Texas: What Are the Risks?Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/17/2019 12:00:00...
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Regular aerobic exercise may slow progression to Alzheimer's for those most at risk

Sep 18, 2019 , CNN Health
A half hour of aerobic exercise four to five times a week may prevent or slow cognitive decline in older adults who are at a high risk of developing Alzheimer's, according to a study published Tuesday in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease....
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Too Much and Too Little Sleep Increases Heart Attack Risk

Sep 18, 2019 , CardioSmart
Getting six to nine hours of sleep a night may reduce risk for heart...
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Most parents say their kids have ridden with a risky teen driver

Sep 18, 2019 , Reuters
Nearly two-thirds of parents worry that their children have been in unsafe situations as passengers traveling with a teen driver, a new survey finds....
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At-Risk Men May Also Benefit From Mammograms

Sep 18, 2019 , WebMD
A new study argues there's potential benefit in regular mammograms for men who are at high risk of breast...
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California governor acts to stem 'epidemic' of youth vaping

Sep 17, 2019 , Reuters
California's governor on Monday ordered a public awareness campaign on health risks posed by a "youth epidemic" of vaping, but said he lacked authority to unilaterally ban flavored e-cigarettes that he said were deliberately marketed to children....
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Panel Recommends FDA Approve First-Ever Peanut-Allergy Drug That Could Reduce Risk Of Fatal Reactions

Sep 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
While peanut allergies are the leading cause of death from food-induced allergic reactions in the country, a lack of approved preventive treatments has left families desperate for some kind of hope. The drug’s goal is not to cure the allergy, but to reduce the risk that an accidental exposure to small amounts of...
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Medical guidelines say daily aspirin is too risky for most healthy people. A new study says some can benefit

Sep 17, 2019 , CNN Health
For decades, healthy patients were told to take a low-dose aspirin as a precaution to help prevent heart problems, but the guidelines changed this year. For patients who have had a heart attack, stroke or open heart surgery, a daily aspirin is still recommended and can be a lifesaver. But the blood-thinning effect from aspirin could cause a major bleeding event, so for many healthy patients, the daily aspirin habit was not worth the risk....
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1 in 16 US women forced or coerced into first-time sex

Sep 17, 2019 , Reuters
Many American women are physically forced or coerced into having sex for the first time, and a new study suggests these women have a higher risk for developing sexual and general health problems....
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Philippines declares a national dengue epidemic after 622 deaths

Sep 17, 2019 , CNN Health
A national dengue epidemic has been declared in the Philippines, where 622 people have died of the mosquito-borne disease since January and millions more are at risk....
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PTSD linked to increased risk of ovarian cancer

Sep 14, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women who exhibit many classic symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be much more likely to develop ovarian cancer than their counterparts who don't, a new study suggests....
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What Is Your Risk for Prostate Cancer?

Sep 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: What Is Your Risk for Prostate Cancer?Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Obesity-Associated Cancer Shifting to Younger People

Sep 13, 2019 , RxList
Obesity has been linked to an increased risk for at least 13 types of cancers. A new study has found that these types of cancers may be increasing disproportionately among younger people in the United...
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