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Hearing Loss Linked To Mental Decline In Elderly

Older people with hearing deficits are more likely to develop problems with memory.

01/23/2013

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ADHD Rises By Almost 25% In 1 Decade

ADHD is one of the most common childhood neurobehavioral disorders.

01/23/2013

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Flu Deaths ‘Unpredictable’

U.S. deaths from flu range from about 3,000 to about 50,000 per year.

01/23/2013

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Alcohol And A Good Night’s Sleep Don’t Mix

Alcohol allows people to fall asleep quicker, but causes next day drowsiness.

01/23/2013

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Flu Stretches Hospitals, Drug Supplies Nationwide

The early flu season has turned severe in some parts of the country.

01/17/2013

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Americans Sicker Compared To Other Wealthy Nations

Americans die young and have high rates of many types of diseases and injuries.

01/17/2013

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Coughs Can Last About Two Weeks

There is a disconnect between how long people think a cough should last and how long it actually does.

01/17/2013

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Sugar And Excess Weight: Evidence Mounts

Eating less sugar is linked with weight loss, according to a new study.

01/17/2013

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More Than 40 States Get An ‘F’ For Tobacco Control

For its efforts to lessen smoking last year, the Obama administration is getting three D’s and an F.

01/17/2013

websites like webMD.com make it easy to search your symptoms. (credit: WebMD.com)

Are You A Cyberchondriac?

According to a Pew Research Center study, 72-percent of us went online to find health information in the past year.

01/16/2013

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Which Diet Plans Are Most Popular? Dieters Choose

A recent Consumer Reports survey asked readers to rank popular diet plans. Guess which one won.

01/09/2013

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Babies Listen And Learn While In The Womb

Talking to your baby while pregnant may help in language development.

01/09/2013

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Former NFLers At Risk For Brain, Mood Problems

Problems in thinking skills and depression may be more common in former NFL players.

01/09/2013

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Most Cancer Deaths Continue To Drop

Cancer death rates decreased by 1.6 percent from 2000 to 2009.

01/09/2013

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Sweetened Drinks Linked To Depression Risk

Drinking sugar-sweetened and diet drinks may be linked with a slightly higher depression risk.

01/09/2013

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