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Doctors: Impulsive Selfie Taking Dubbed 'Selfitis'Sisters Taelor and Tia Smith and their friends say they snap hundreds of selfies a day.
Europe Blames Anti-Vaccination Movement For Surge In Measles CasesThe World Health Organization (WHO) says there were over 21,000 cases of the dangerous virus recorded in Europe last year, four times the number recorded in 2016.
Flu Vaccine May Help Prevent Heart Attacks, Experts SayThe flu vaccine may have an important benefit beyond protecting against influenza: It may also prevent heart attacks, especially in those at high risk, experts say.
Preventive Treatment For Peanut Allergies Succeeds In StudyThe first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of peanut powder helped children build tolerance in a major study.
Study: People Who Drink Moderate Amounts Of Alcohol, Coffee Live LongerMany have searched for the secret to longevity -- from exercising to eating right. But, would you believe booze beats exercise?
Flu Season: Expert Weighs In On Why Health Care Workers Aren't Sick As WellWhy aren't all the health care workers suffering from the virus?
Study: Heart Disease Risk Linked To Pace Of Your WalkThe pace of your walk provides insight into the chances of you developing and dying of heart disease, according to a recent study.
Cleaning Products Could Cause Lung Damage In Women, Study FindsA new study finds that regularly using cleaning sprays or other cleaning products could put women at risk for lung damage.
Study: Gender Differences In Heart Failure TreatmentNew research finds a discrepancy in the way male and female heart failure patients are treated.
Researchers: Blood And Urine Test For Autism Could Enable Earlier DiagnosisThe tests look for damage to certain proteins, shown to be higher in children with autism spectrum disorders.
Study: Learning More About PTSD From Mass ShootingsA study in the Journal Neurology took a look at adolescent survivors of a mass shooting at a Norwegian summer camp that left 69 dead and 33 wounded.
HPV Vaccination Lags Behind Other Adolescent Vaccines In Philadelphia Region, Report FindsIn the Philadelphia area, less than half of all children 11 to 13 years of age got the vaccine that protects against the cancer-causing virus.

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