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Statins Are Not a Pain Apr. 21, 2021

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One of the alleged side effects of statins — a popular class of drugs used to prevent deaths f... Read More

Those Lyin' Eyes Mar. 24, 2021

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The Eagles may have been singing about something else, but new research suggests that eyes are not n... Read More

Cancer and the Heart Feb. 17, 2021

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For patients who survive cancer, there may be lingering, unsuspected repercussions. New data from th... Read More

Masking an Unfortunate Truth Feb. 03, 2021

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President Joe Biden has asked Americans to embrace mask-wearing for at least the first 100 days of h... Read More

Oxygen Bias Jan. 27, 2021

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Pulse oximeters are devices clipped painlessly onto fingers to externally measure blood oxygen level... Read More

Surgery and Birthdays Don't Mix Jan. 20, 2021

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A recent study found that older patients who underwent surgical procedures on a surgeon's birthday w... Read More

Is That OK? No, It's Not Jan. 13, 2021

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Winter season or not, the color of nasal mucus can sometimes tell you a lot about your current state... Read More

Higher the Age, Lower the Cholesterol Dec. 23, 2020

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A pair of new studies suggest that patients older than 75 may benefit from cholesterol-lowering medi... Read More

Take It With a Pinch of Salt Dec. 09, 2020

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A growing number of commercial and homemade remedies suggest that you can control mosquitoes (OK, no... Read More

Do You Have a Donor Card? Nov. 13, 2020

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When I was a young adult driving in California, I rarely gave my donor card a thought. Back then, it... Read More

The Fungus Among Us Nov. 11, 2020

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Viruses and bacteria aren't the only microbial pathogens that plague us. Fungal diseases abound, too... Read More

It Pays to Prepare Oct. 28, 2020

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The world wasn't ready for the COVID-19 pandemic. A study by the Global Preparedness Monitoring Boar... Read More

Caregiving's Health Toll Oct. 21, 2020

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A new Blue Cross Blue Shield report on the state of caregiving in the United States paints an unsett... Read More

How Do You Stay Hydrated? Oct. 14, 2020

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Water remains the drink of choice for most people, according to new data from the Centers for Diseas... Read More

(Grand)father Knows Best Sep. 30, 2020

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A survey by the Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health finds that nearly half of par... Read More

Portrait of a Heavy Drinker Sep. 09, 2020

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Two-thirds of U.S. adults reported consuming alcohol in 2018. Five percent were defined as "heavy dr... Read More

Opioid Deaths Up but Prescriptions Down Aug. 26, 2020

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Fatal opioid overdoses were up in 2019, reaching a record high of 70,980 deaths. That's worrisome be... Read More

The Year Just Flu By Aug. 12, 2020

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Parents of kids under age 5 often schedule their child's annual checkup for around their birthday. T... Read More

Monkey See, Humans Do Jul. 29, 2020

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Humans and monkeys share about 93 percent of their DNA. We think a lot alike as well. In experiments... Read More

The State of Caregiving Jul. 22, 2020

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Nearly 1 in 5 adults in the United States is an unpaid caregiver for an adult with health or other f... Read More