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Can You ‘Om’ Your Way to a Healthy Heart?

American Heart Association says meditation may help, but don't forgo traditional medicine THURSDAY, Sept. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Meditation may help reduce some risk factors for heart disease, according ...
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Coffee Doesn’t Help Parkinson’s Motor Disorders

THURSDAY, Sept. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Regular cups of coffee will not ease tremors and movement problems caused by Parkinson's disease, despite prior evidence that caffeine might help, a ...
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FDA Approves New Continuous Glucose Monitor for Diabetes

THURSDAY, Sept. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The first fingerstick-free blood sugar monitoring system for adults with diabetes has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FreeStyle ...
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Many Patients Denied Costly New Cholesterol Drugs

THURSDAY, Sept. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Expensive new medicines offer hope to patients with uncontrolled "bad" cholesterol, but the high cost keeps many patients from getting them, a new ...
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Delays in Diagnosis Hurt Women Who Have Heart Disease

Study found they were less likely to receive surgeries involving multiple artery grafts THURSDAY, Sept. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Women with heart disease aren't treated as aggressively in the ...
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The Cold Truth About Cold Cuts

THURSDAY, Sept. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- They may seem like an easy solution for lunch, but pre-packaged sliced meat and processed deli counter options aren't just short on nutrition, ...
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Nearly Half of the World’s Abortions Are Unsafe

THURSDAY, Sept. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- More than 25 million unsafe abortions are performed worldwide each year, a new study says. That means nearly half of the 55.7 million ...
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Brain Disconnects Spotted in Parkinson’s Patients With Visual Hallucinations

THURSDAY, Sept. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've discovered a possible explanation for visual hallucinations in people with Parkinson's disease. The researchers conducted brain scans on 15 patients ...
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Vaginal Bacteria Tied to Heightened Chlamydia Risk

Women with greater amounts of a type of Lactobacillus may be more likely to get the STD, research shows WEDNESDAY, Sept. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Certain bacteria found in ...
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