Health

U.S soldier looks through the scope of his weapon during a night patrol in Mandozai, in Khost province, Afghanistan
(AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
November 15, 2018 - 7:01 pm
Meditation worked as well as traditional therapy for military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder in a small experiment sponsored by the Department of Defense.
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Merril Hoge
Rob Graner
CTE is a disease that develops when a person suffers from repetitive hits to the head, causing brain injury. (concussionfoundation.org)
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(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
November 15, 2018 - 10:29 am
A top U.S. health official is pledging to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes, outlaw flavors in all cigars and tighten rules regarding the sale of most flavored versions of e-cigarettes
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Former First Lady Michelle Obama
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November 09, 2018 - 7:47 am
Michelle Obama says she felt "lost and alone" after suffering a miscarriage 20 years ago and underwent in vitro fertilization to conceive her two daughters.
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Elena Nichizhenova | Dreamstime.com
November 05, 2018 - 12:40 pm
The nation's leading pediatricians' group has strengthened its advice against spanking and other physical punishment because of the potential for long-term harm.
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(Craig Sherod Photography/AcelRx Pharmaceuticals via AP)
November 02, 2018 - 3:41 pm
U.S. regulators on Friday approved a fast-acting, super-potent opioid tablet as an alternative to IV painkillers used in hospitals.
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Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
November 02, 2018 - 9:24 am
By MICHAEL BALSAMO , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Opioid overdose deaths hit the highest level ever recorded in the United States last year, with an estimated 200 people dying per day, according to a report by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Preliminary figures show more than 72,000...
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Wanaque Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation
(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
November 01, 2018 - 7:07 pm
A 10th person died amid a viral outbreak at a pediatric care center while a different strain of the virus was found at another facility in the state, New Jersey health officials said Thursday.
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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
November 01, 2018 - 2:52 pm
The federal website where consumers can get health insurance under the Affordable Care Act was up and running Thursday after a slow start as sign-up season for 2019 opened days before the midterm elections.
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Shelby Cassesse
October 31, 2018 - 9:20 pm
The most recent mass shooting hit close to home, and kids might have questions
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