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1 hr ago | KDXY-FM Jonesboro

Pistachios may help reduce diabetes risk

For people who may be headed for type 2 diabetes, regularly eating pistachios might help turn the tide, according to a new trial from Spain.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Europe, Spain, World News, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Heart Disease, Life, Food, Dieting

5 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

Hepatitis C is commonly spread by sharing needles and can hide for years without producing symptoms

A new pill treatment that is said to offer a "cure" for the chronic liver disease hepatitis C has been launched in the UK.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine

5 hrs ago | WHO-TV

Baby Boomers Face Big Housing Crunch

America's Baby Boomers are facing a serious housing crunch, with many expected to struggle to afford their homes come retirement.

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Related Topix: AARP, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

10 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Problems abound with health law immigration papers

This photo taken Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 and made available by Amy Jones, shows Shekhar Bastola, a SEAMAAC Bhutanese outreach worker, left, assisiting Bhagawat Bastola with his immigration documents in Philadelphia.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance

13 hrs ago | KFVS12

'Spare tire' may be especially bad for your blood pressure

When it comes to excess pounds and blood pressure, all fat may not be created equal, a new study finds.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hypertension, Cardiology

17 hrs ago | WOIO

Measles vaccine may have cured Minnesota woman's cancer

An experimental cancer treatment is making medical history at The Mayo Clinic, and for one woman, it's given her a second chance at life.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine

21 hrs ago | Examiner.com

How to buy Provestra online: Natural women's libido and sex drive enhancer

With all the choices out there, it takes a diligent researcher to find out which are the effective formulas.

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Related Topix: Valerian, Supplement, Human Sexuality, Medicine, Nutrition, Health, Naturopathy

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Braintree and Witham Times

She looks fine...but this is what Beth endures

THE parents of a seriously ill girl have released a bold picture showing how a rare condition affects her on a daily basis.

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Related Topix: Crohn's Disease, Health

Andover Advertiser

Steep rise in skin cancer figures

The number of people admitted to hospital for skin cancer has increased by 41% in just five years, new figures show.

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Related Topix: Skin Cancer, Medicine, Dermatology

KBCI CBS 2

For sale: Century-old cards of Ty Cobb, Cy Young

A baseball fan took up smoking a century ago and with it acquired another habit: holding onto little cards that bore the faces of baseball's earliest greats.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Weird

Congleton Guardian

Eating fruit boosts heart health

Eating fruit every day can reduce the risk of heart and artery disease by up to 40%, a study has found.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Heart Disease, Medicine, Hypertension

Bromsgrove Advertiser

Expert's praise for new family drug and alcohol court

A NEW court which aims to give unprecedented support to the children of alcoholics and drug addicts has been welcomed by one of Kidderminster's leading family lawyers.

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Related Topix: Alcoholism, Medicine

WTVG-TV Toledo

No human cases of the West Nile Virus in Michigan this year

Just two years after 17 deaths, Michigan so far is reporting no human cases of West Nile virus in 2014.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Weather

SFGate

Analysis: Strife emerges in LSU privatization deal

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Velocity Development, Strife, Rogue Entertainment, Video Games, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, Baton Rouge, LA, US Governors, Law, Healthcare Law, Medicaid

Sun Aug 31, 2014

WBTV

Study: Early school start times hinder students

As kids all across the country once again set their alarms for back-to-school wake-up calls, one group of doctors says if those students don't snooze, they could lose.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Sleep, Medicine, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Standardized Testing, Education

Maldonandburnham Standard

Many people "simply do not know that children get cancer", research by a cancer charity has found.

The lack of public awareness of the "devastating" impact that childhood cancer has on families across the UK is evident in a survey by CLIC Sargent, a cancer charity for children and young people, and their families.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine

Kirkintilloch Today

Flu vaccine for youngsters

Every child in Greater Glasgow and Clyde aged 2-11 will be offered the flu vaccine from this autumn as part of a new immunisation programme.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Medicine, Influenza

Yahoo!

Japan porn queens raise thousands of dollars from 'Boob Aid'

A group of Japanese porn actresses raised tens of thousands of dollars at the weekend by having their breasts squeezed by fans at a "Boob Aid" charity event for AIDS prevention.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS

National Public Radio

A Trip With Her Folks Turned Barbara Bush Into A Global Activist

Barbara Bush helps a nun to fit on a hearing device during a 2012 event in Gulu, Uganda.

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, HIV/AIDS

SFGate

6 Reasons You Should Spend Some Time In The Sun This Weekend

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Skin Cancer, Medicine, Melatonin, Supplement, Vitamin D

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