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Meningitis B Vaccine Wins Partial Endorsement

Posted: 06/24/2015 - A federal panel gave a weak endorsement Wednesday to two meningitis shots, declining to recommend that all teens get the vaccine and leaving the decision to parents and doctors. A Topeka survivor was among those testifying in support.

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Can Placebo Pills Help Cancer Survivors Manage Pain?

Posted: 06/23/2015 - Researchers will begin recruiting cancer survivors who completed treatments at least six months earlier but are still experiencing moderate to severe levels of cancer-related fatigue and pain to see if placebo pills offer relief.

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You Are When You Eat

Updated: 06/23/2015 - A number of recent studies suggest that the key to dieting success is not just in how many calories you eat, or don't, but in when you eat them.

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Warning From Doctors: Don't Squat In Skinny Jeans!

Posted: 06/22/2015 - Doctors in Australia say a 35-year-old woman was hospitalized for four days after experiencing muscle damage, swelling, and nerve blockages in her legs after squatting for several hours while wearing tight-fitting denims.

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Putting A Pricetag On Moms' Stress From Kids

Posted: 06/22/2015 - According to three economists who tackled the question, the stress cost of having children is unbelievably high, especially for women, with mothers feeling three times the time stress of their husbands.

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New Study 'Wake-Up Call' On Obesity

Posted: 06/22/2015 - A study published online Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine finds that more than two-thirds of Americans are either overweight or obese.

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Study Says Cat Videos Are Good For You. You're Welcome

Posted: 06/19/2015 - People are positively purring about a study by Indiana University Bloomington assistant professor Jessica Gall Myrick that documents some positives in watching those furry critters.

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Radial Approach Can Lower Risk Of Common Cardiac Procedure

Posted: 06/18/2015 - The first stop for people with chest pain is usually the cath lab, where doctors look for any blockages in the arteries around the heart. Using a radial approach for the procedure can make it less risky.

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9 Ways Wearing Flip-Flops Is Dangerous

Posted: 06/12/2015 - For many of us, they are the go to shoes of the summer, but podiatrists say they might not be the best shoes for you and your feet.

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