Health Check: What’s Your Gut Feeling About Probiotics? (Op-Ed)
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July 29th, 2014
You don’t usually have to look far to find news about the virtues of probiotics, but should you go out and seek probiotic-laden products to cultivate a healthier gut?
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Weight-Loss Supplement Linked to Liver Failure Case
pills, medicines, drugs, medications
July 28th, 2014
A healthy 35-year-old woman who took a weight-loss supplement developed liver failure, and needed a liver transplant, according to a new report of her case.
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Tumor Full of 232 'Toothlets': What's an Odontoma?
A woman smiles, revealing her teeth.
July 28th, 2014
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A Common Link Among Female Criminals: Brain Injury
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July 28th, 2014
A high percentage of women in prison have a history of a traumatic brain injury, a new study finds.
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Concussions are Brain Injuries — Sit Your Kid Down (Op-Ed)
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July 26th, 2014
After a concussion, kids may need substantial time to heal before returning to school.
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Stopping Deadly Ebola Outbreak Is a 'Marathon,' CDC Says
The Ebola virus
July 28th, 2014
The deadly Ebola virus is one flight away from the United States, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is not as concerned about home country as it is for West African countries with weaker healthcare system.
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Even a 5-Minute Run Is Great for Heart Health
running woman
July 28th, 2014
Think you don't have time for a workout that will benefit your health? You may want to think again: A new study finds that running as little as 5 to 10 minutes a day may reduce the risk of death.
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Getting Ahead of HIV (Op-Ed)
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July 27th, 2014
When AIDS first emerged in the early 1980s, HIV infection was a death sentence. But a global effort has ensured this is no longer the case for a growing number of people.
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