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1 in 3 Seniors Take Sleep Aids

But national guidelines generally recommend against these products for those over 65 WEDNESDAY, Sept. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- One-third of older Americans take something to help them sleep, but ...
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Exercise, Not Vitamin D, Recommended to Prevent Falls

Draft recommendations from influential U.S. panel now await public review WEDNESDAY, Sept. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Falls and fractures are a major cause of disability in old age. An ...
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Radiation and Chemotherapy Together Boost Lung Cancer Survival

About one-third of stage 3 patients alive after 5 years, a development called promising by oncologists TUESDAY, Sept. 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Combining radiation therapy with chemotherapy has substantially ...
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20 Percent of U.S. Teens May Have Had a Concussion

TUESDAY, Sept. 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- As many as one in five U.S. teens may have suffered a concussion, and contact sports might often be the cause. That's the ...
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STDs Hit All-Time High in U.S.

Annual report shows more than 2 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis reported in 2016 TUESDAY, Sept. 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- New cases of sexually transmitted diseases in ...
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Genetic Testing May Help Make Blood Thinner Safer

TUESDAY, Sept. 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Genetic testing can improve the safety of the blood thinner warfarin, a new study reports. Warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven) is often prescribed to prevent ...
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Republicans Abandon Health Reform Bill

TUESDAY, Sept. 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The Republican Party's seven-year push to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act was derailed again Tuesday when Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ...
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How the anal cancer epidemic in gay and bi HIV-positive men can be prevented

Singers from the New York City Gay Men's Choir sing Dec. 1, 2015 at the Apollo Theater in New York for World AIDS Day. A new health foe has emerged ...
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Postpartum Depression Likely to Recur With Future Pregnancies

TUESDAY, Sept. 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Women who have suffered from postpartum depression are more likely to go through it again after subsequent pregnancies, a new Danish study shows ...
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