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Is your heart older than you are?

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Do you know your "heart age"? Having an older one puts you at a greater risk of heart attack and stroke
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Bicycle injuries rise, especially for one age group

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Injuries and emergency room visits jump dramatically, study finds
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FDA issues warning to distributors of powdered caffeine

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Caffeine powder is sold as an unregulated dietary supplement but can be deadly in high doses
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U.S. smoking rate drops to new low

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Higher tobacco taxes and other government actions seem to be having an impact, experts say
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Marijuana use may lower sperm counts "quite a lot"

2 hours 35 min ago
Smoking pot more than once a week may have a significant impact, researchers say
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Study shows spike in illnesses when sleep suffers

3 hours 53 min ago
A new study finds people who get less than six hours or less sleep each night are four times more likely to catch the common cold
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Calif. doctor accused of murder after 3 patients overdose and die

4 hours 38 min ago
The unusual murder trial of a Los Angeles doctor enters its second day, as Dr. Lisa Tseng faces a second-degree murder charge after some of her patients died of overdoses from prescriptions she ordered
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How soon should parents talk to kids about alcohol?

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 9:37pm
Kids need to start learning about it younger than you might think, pediatricians say
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Healthier Happy Meals: Would new law make a difference?

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 8:27pm
New research looks at the potential impact of a bill that would require healthier kids' menus at fast food restaurants
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Weight in midlife may affect onset of Alzheimer's

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 8:10pm
Study finds being overweight at age 50 may raise your risk for earlier Alzheimer's symptoms
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"Healthy Happy Meals" bill targets childhood obesity

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 7:31pm
Researchers say tougher regulations on kids' fast food meals could add up to a big improvement
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Experts hunt origin of new Ebola case in Sierra Leone

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 6:08pm
County declared itself Ebola free last week after battling the rare, deadly disease, only to see a new case pop up
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Not getting enough sleep can make you sick

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 4:54pm
Researchers say people who sleep less than six hours a night quadruple their risk of this common illness
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Heart attack risk may rise right after hip, knee surgery

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 3:46pm
Researchers finds short-term impact but say it shouldn't deter people who need hip or knee replacements
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Is food addictive? New study adds to the evidence

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 2:04pm
Food cravings may be hard-wired into the brain, researchers say
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Best-selling author helps former teacher get new kidney

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 11:42am
Thirteen years ago, Ellen Sherman was diagnosed with a disease that would eventually lead to kidney failure
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Food cravings may be hardwired into brain, study shows

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 11:35am
There is new evidence for the hotly-debated idea you can get hooked on eating, like people get addicted to cocaine or heroine
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Houston boy, 14, dies after battle with brain amoeba

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 6:29pm
Michael Riley Jr. came into contact with rare disease while swimming in a lake with friends
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Oliver Sacks, renowned neurologist and author, dies age 82

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 12:06pm
Sacks, the author of several books on brain conditions including "Awakenings," said before dying his life was "equally rich in work and love"
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Wireless pacemaker gets cautious endorsement

Sun, 08/30/2015 - 11:36am
Study says tiny, wireless pacemakers are a possible surgery-free alternative for those with heart conditions, but safety questions linger
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