Today’s Headlines: Apples, Crossing the Street and Saffron

Apples help keep medications away, not doctors. The old refrain about an apple a day may have to be changed as a result of new research that found that the…

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Urine Not Sterile, New Bacteria May Cause UTI Symptoms

Urinary tract infections are common among women and lead to about four million visits to the doctor every year. UTIs produce a constellation of uncomfortable symptoms, from constant urgency and burning…

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Today’s Headlines: Sitting Time, Sex and Pesticides

Even small interruptions in sitting help those with diabetes. It seems like the evils of constant sitting are always in the news, but new research has shown that even small…

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Raw Milk Not So Healthy After All

Raw milk has made a comeback in recent years as advocates have claimed that the untreated milk is healthier, better tolerated, and has a better flavor than pasteurized milk. Some…

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Today’s Headlines: Skin Cream, Statins and Secondhand Smoke

Your skin cream might be making outlandish claims. It’s common to see claims on the packaging of skin creams. Some say they’ll to reverse aging, while others say they’ll make…

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Stress Management Skills Stick Around for the Long Haul

The increased pace of modern life probably has you feeling more than just a little stressed on a regular basis. Chronic and sometimes even deadly illness can strike unexpectedly, adding…

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Today’s Headlines: Cooking Shows, Energy Drinks and Big Ears

Cooking shows may help pack on the pounds. Cooking shows have become exceedingly popular and the offerings come in all different flavors. But your die-hard watching of the latest cooking…

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Today’s Headlines: Breast Biopsies, Diet Soda and Loneliness

Breast biopsies found less reliable for subtle abnormalities. If you’ve ever had a positive mammogram, you may have gone on to have a breast biopsy to either confirm or refute…

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Big Breakfast, Small Dinner Holds Blood Sugar Steady

Changing blood sugar is a fact of life. Every time you eat something, the sugars in the food are absorbed and pass into the bloodstream. From there, they circulate until…

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Today’s Headlines: Personalized Medicine, Surgery Survival and Stress and Depression

Online personalized cancer treatments not backed by evidence. Those diagnosed with cancer may be desperate for any treatment that might help up their odds. But a new study has found…

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