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Feeling Blue? Coffee May Slash Suicide Risk

Updated: 07/26/2013 - A new study showed that people who drank more than four cups of coffee daily had over a 50 percent lower chance of taking their own lives than those who drank less than one cup.

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Brain Scans Suggest Sex Addiction May Not Be Real Disorder

Posted: 07/24/2013 - Sex addiction may not be a real disorder, according to a new UCLA study. Researchers measured brain waves in self-reported sex addicts. The scans revealed that their brain's responses when viewing sexual pictures were not indicative of an addiction.

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George H.W. Bush Shaves Head For Cancer Patient, 2

Posted: 07/24/2013 - Former President George H.W. Bush shaved his head on Tuesday, supporting a two-year-old with leukemia whose father is part of the 89-year-old's Secret Service detail.

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FDA Cracks Down On Illegally Sold Diabetes Drugs

Posted: 07/23/2013 - The FDA is cracking down on more than a dozen companies that market illegal treatments for diabetes, ranging from bogus dietary supplements to prescription drugs sold online without a prescription.

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Study Find Calorie Guides Did Not Curb Bad Eating Habits

Posted: 07/19/2013 - A new study published July 18 in the American Journal of Public Health showed that providing people with calorie guidelines did not help them make better food choices, even when calorie counts for each item were available on the menu.

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House Votes To Delay Parts Of Health Care Law

Posted: 07/17/2013 - After a day of heated rhetoric, the House voted largely along party lines, 264-161, to delay by one year the so-called employer mandate of the Affordable Care Act. It voted 251-174 to extend a similar grace period to virtually all Americans who will be required to obtain coverage beginning Jan. 1, the linchpin of the law.

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First ADHD Brain Wave Test Approved By FDA

Posted: 07/15/2013 - The Neuropsychiatric EEG-Based Assessment Aid (NEBA) System is the first medical device of its kind to help diagnose the neurobehavioral disorder in children and teens. It uses an electroencephalogram (EEG) test to look at the patient's brain waves.

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Tennessee Woman Outraged By "Ghetto Booty" Diagnosis

Posted: 07/15/2013 - A woman is complaining to the Tennessee Department of Health about a doctor's comment she calls "inappropriate" and "sexist." He diagnosed her lower back pain as "ghetto booty."

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