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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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Scientists Spot Marker for CTE in Living Football Players

Brain disease caused by repeated concussions can only be diagnosed after death at this point TUESDAY, Sept. 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A potential marker, or warning sign, for a ...
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Don’t Let Your Kids Get Sidelined With Sports-Related Infections

TUESDAY, Sept. 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Organized sports provide a wide range of benefits for children and teens. But there's a risk of infections if certain safety measures aren't ...
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Genetics a Cause of Autism in Most Cases: Study

TUESDAY, Sept. 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Heredity contributes to about 83 percent of the risk of autism in children with the disorder, a new study suggests. The estimate, from ...
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CDC Launches Opioid Campaign in Hard-Hit States

'It only takes a little to lose a lot' is slogan for the multi-pronged media effort TUESDAY, Sept. 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The U. S. Centers for Disease Control ...
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ERs Prescribing Opioids at Lower Doses, Shorter Durations

Patients who receive these prescriptions are less likely to progress to long-term use, study shows TUESDAY, Sept. 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Emergency room doctors write lower-dose, shorter-term prescriptions for ...
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U.S. Pays a Hefty Price for Obesity

TUESDAY, Sept. 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A U.S. adult who is "healthy" but obese could eventually cost society tens of thousands of dollars in medical care and lost wages, ...
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The Benefits of Simply Moving More

TUESDAY, Sept. 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The link between exercise and good health is a strong one. Still, many people -- particularly older adults -- find it difficult to ...
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