Health - Page 6

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New Health Benefits of Mindfulness

Staying "in the moment" may help keep blood sugar low and also ease back pain.

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Germs You Can Get from a Public Toilet

What's worth worrying about, what isn’t and how to protect yourself.

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Can't Sleep? 9 Surprising Things that Can Keep You Awake

If you just can't nod off, one of these hidden problems may be to blame.

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Vaccine Has Cut HPV Infection Rate in Teen Girls by Two-Thirds

Still, too few girls and boys getting vaccinated, researchers say.

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Cancer Prevention: One Research Group's Top Ten Tips

Here's the American Institute for Cancer Research's list of to-dos (and don'ts).


Fatal Overdoses Rising From Sedatives

When combined with narcotics, these drugs can be lethal, researcher says

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America, Home of the Sleep-Deprived?

A third of American adults don't get enough sleep — and people in these states sleep the least.

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Study Sees Possible Link Between Antibiotics and Delirium in Patients

Temporary confusion often caused by drugs, including common antimicrobials, research suggests.

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Is Seltzer Bad for You?

Flavored seltzers may be doing a number on your teeth.

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Is It OK to Clean Your Ears With a Q-Tip?

It may seem custom-made for the job, but here's why a cotton swab is the last thing you should stick in your ear.

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More College Students Misusing ADHD Med as Study Aid

Nonmedical use of Adderall and ER visits are up, study says.

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For a Healthy Heart, 6 Numbers Every Woman Should Know

Don't worry about your figure — focus on improving these six figures instead.

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For Lead Poisoning, Autism or Heart Disease, Don’t Turn to Chelation Supplements

The FDA is warning against the use of the OTC supplements for these and other conditions.

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Widely Used Heartburn Drugs Linked to Dementia Risk

Research finds association among users over age 75, but can't prove the medications cause memory problems.


Food and Drug Interactions to Avoid

Don’t eat this or drink that if you take any of these medications.