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As Pot Legalization Advances, Pediatricians Warn of Dangers

Marijuana isn't benign, child health experts contend

Doctors Handled Influx of Obamacare Patients: Study

Concerns about long waits, primary care shortage appear unfounded, researchers say

Government Funding Could Save Canadians $4 Billion on Medicines

Health care experts note that paying for essential drugs increases access, too

Health Highlights: Feb. 27, 2017
  • WHO Lists 12 Most Dangerous 'Superbugs'

  • Trader Joe's Apple Sauce Recalled

  • Single Payer Health System Being Suggested in California

  • Straight Women Least Likely to Have Orgasm: Study

Health Tip: Learn Your Prime Sleep Time

Suggestions for the most restful sleep

Health Tip: Reheat Food Safely

Suggestions to help avoid food poisoning

Hip Fracture's Link to Early Death May Last Years

People over 60 face two to three times the risk of dying over next 8 years, study finds

Hospital Sinks May Be Awash in 'Superbugs'

Study finds drug-resistant bacteria can colonize in drains, spread to sinks and eventually reach patients

Many Americans Unaware of 'Superbug' Threat: Poll

Most say they know little about antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and half think antibiotics work against viruses

More Exercise, Fewer Pounds: Cut Your Heart Failure Risk

Link was stronger for common but difficult-to-treat type of heart failure

Nasal Swab Shows Promise in Confirming Lung Cancers

Simple technique is based on cancer DNA and seems accurate for use after chest CT scan, researchers say

Pediatricians Revise Guidelines for Teen Victims of Sexual Assault

Physicians need to be comfortable screening for it, offering additional help if needed

Review Raises Questions About Herbal Meds for Heart Problems

While popular among patients, they haven't been proven safe or effective in clinical trials, study says

Some Health Fads May Not Be All That Healthy

Vegetable juices, coconut oil have downsides, and gluten-free makes little difference in those without the sensitivity, study finds

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Valium May Be Useless for Acute Lower Back Pain

Another study casts doubt on notion that potent painkillers can really help

What Works Best to Help Overweight Folks Eat Healthier?

Researchers still don't know the answer, but say pamphlets couldn't hurt

Kids Mean Less Shuteye for Mom, While Dad Slumbers On

Study finds big differences in how youngsters affect parents' sleep

Ice Fishing Can Invite Serious Injuries

Anglers may suffer burns, concussions and broken bones

Study Finds Stroke Care Faster for Men Than Women

Researchers not sure why the disparity exists

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