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FDA Warns of Herb Kratom’s Opioid-Like Harms

  TUESDAY, Nov. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday issued an advisory about…

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Is Low-Dose Aspirin Right for You After Surgery?

  By E.J. Mundell TUESDAY, Nov. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Each year, millions of American heart patients go “under…

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Study Untangles Disparity in Colon Cancer Survival Rates

  WEDNESDAY, Nov. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Health insurance and tumor characteristics are major reasons for the differences in…

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Pricey ER Tests for Chest Pain Often Unnecessary

  WEDNESDAY, Nov. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — ER doctors frequently use pricey but unnecessary tests to determine whether people…

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Virtual Reality: a Helping Hand After Stroke

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Virtual reality games have shown promise as a treatment for pain and the…

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U.S. Seniors Struggle More to Pay for Health Care Compared to Other Countries

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — It’s often no fun getting old in America: A new report finds the…

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Cardiac Arrest Rare in Young Athletes but Tough to Predict

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Young athletes have a very low risk of suffering a fatal cardiac arrest…

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Breathing Dirty Air May Raise Miscarriage Risk

THURSDAY, Nov. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Smog might raise a woman’s risk of miscarriage early in her pregnancy, a…

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Obamacare May Have Helped More Americans Quit Smoking

THURSDAY, Nov. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) — States that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act saw a greater increase…

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Face It: Drinking, Smoking Takes Toll on Looks

THURSDAY, Nov. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Don’t want to look old before your time? A new study suggests that…

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