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Women affected more by migraine

Migraine can afflict men, women and children. But it is not an equal opportunity disorder. Of those who suffer chronic crippling...

October 22, 2018 1:00 am


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Medicaid expansion becomes key issue in GOP-leaning states

For nearly a decade, opposition to former President Barack Obama's health care law has been a winning message for Nebraska Republicans.

October 21, 2018 12:20 pm


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Immunotherapy scores a first win against some breast cancers

Results were discussed Saturday at a cancer conference in Munich and published by the New England Journal of Medicine.

October 20, 2018 12:00 pm


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Study: Ozone pollution may be linked to a type of bleeding stroke

Exposure to the main ingredient in smog may be linked to a type of bleeding stroke, according to new research.

October 18, 2018 2:30 pm


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UN: Ebola outbreak is worrying but not a global emergency

The World Health Organization says it is "deeply concerned" by the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Congo but the situation does not yet warrant...

October 17, 2018 3:10 pm


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Obesity surgery could decrease heart attack danger in diabetics

SEATTLE – Obesity surgery may dramatically lower the danger of heart attacks and strokes in patients with diabetes, new research...

October 17, 2018 1:00 am


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Cases of mysterious paralyzing illness reported in 22 states

U.S. health officials on Tuesday reported a jump in cases of a rare paralyzing illness in children, and said it seems to be following an...

October 16, 2018 3:50 pm


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Own health secondary for some caregivers: Poll

WASHINGTON – Skipping your checkup but not grandma's? Caring for an older loved one is a balancing act, and a new poll shows that...

October 16, 2018 1:00 am


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Health care on their terms

Calvin Brown doesn't have a primary care doctor – and the peripatetic 23-year-old doesn't want one.

October 16, 2018 1:00 am


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AP-NORC Poll: Many caregivers neglecting their own health

Caring for an older loved one is a balancing act, and a new poll shows that too often it's the caregivers' health that's neglected.

October 15, 2018 10:30 am


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Study: Without Medicaid expansion, poor forgo medical care

Low-income people in states that haven't expanded Medicaid are much more likely to forgo needed medical care than the poor in other states.

October 15, 2018 8:50 am


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Are medical scans worth the radiation risk?

An X-ray for knee pain. A CT scan for a head injury. Mammograms every other year, starting at age 50. Over a typical lifetime of...

October 15, 2018 1:00 am