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Chronic Gambling Linked to Depression, Impulsivity

05/27/2015 - Both should be treated at the same time, researchers say

MS May Raise Odds for Earlier Death, Study Finds

05/27/2015 - Younger people with the disease appear to face an even greater risk of dying prematurely

Poorer Blacks May Face Higher Odds of Heart Disease

05/27/2015 - For black women, study finds risk is doubled among those with lowest income

Gene Testing Can Be Flawed, Study Finds

05/27/2015 - Labs interpret findings differently, perhaps leading to inappropriate 'treatment'

Smokers May Be Less Likely to Vote

05/27/2015 - 'Marginalization' could extend to political mistrust, study suggests

Don't Give Heart-Healthy Patients Blood Pressure Drugs Before Surgery: Study

05/27/2015 - But those with three or four heart risk factors may benefit from getting beta-blockers

Helpful Bacteria May Help Detect Cancers That Have Spread to Liver

05/27/2015 - Researchers used harmless strain of E. coli to find metastatic disease in mice

For Kids Who Stutter, Rhythm Perception May Be Key

05/27/2015 - Expert says study emphasizes brain differences in those with speech problem

Hallucinations, Delusions Uncommon in General Population: Study

05/27/2015 - Women, people in wealthier nations more likely to experience these psychotic experiences

More Evidence That High-Fiber Diet May Curb Type 2 Diabetes Risk

05/27/2015 - Effect might be largely due to weight loss linked to eating more grains and vegetables, experts say

Could a Noisy Neighborhood Make You Fat?

05/27/2015 - Constant exposure to traffic, trains and planes may add inches to your waist, researchers report

White Matter Damage in Brain May Help Spot Early Alzheimer's

05/27/2015 - Study finds widespread changes using specialized MRI

Health Highlights: May 27, 2015

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Newer Birth Control Pills May Slightly Raise Blood Clot Risk

05/27/2015 - Study finds effect with brands such as Yaz, Yasmin and Desogen, but risk to any one user remains very low

Health Tip: How Loud is Too Loud?

05/27/2015 - Signs you may be damaging your hearing

Health Tip: Avoiding Overuse Injury

05/27/2015 - Vary your exercise routine

Heed the Warning Signs of Teen Suicide, Experts Say

05/26/2015 - Withdrawal, changes in daily habits can signal trouble

Immune-Based Therapy Uses Virus to Fight Advanced Melanoma

05/26/2015 - Study shows it helped a minority of patients, and experts say this approach has promise

'Moderate'Drinking Might Harm Older People's Hearts: Study

05/26/2015 - Research seems to question current recommendations regarding alcohol consumption

Blood Pressure Vaccine Shows Promise in Rats

05/26/2015 - Experimental treatment might benefit people who forget to take meds, researcher says


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