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Stem Cell Therapy Shows Early Promise Against Macular Degeneration - 2019-01-17
"Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss in seniors, and existing treatments are few." More

Opioid Prescriptions Almost Twice as Likely for Rural vs. Urban Americans - 2019-01-17
"As the United States battles an epidemic of opioid abuse, people living in rural areas have nearly two times the odds of being prescribed the painkillers when compared to their urban peers." More

Opioid Use in Pregnancy Tied to Severe Birth Defects - 2019-01-17
"More American infants are being born with their intestines outside of their bodies, and the disturbing trend might be linked to the opioid crisis, health officials reported Thursday." More

When Your Medications Are the News - 2019-01-17
"Would you stop taking a medication if you heard a negative news story about it?" More

More Americans Mixing Opioids With Sedatives - 2019-01-17
"As if the opioid crisis wasn't already bad enough, new research shows a sharp rise in the number of Americans taking dangerous combinations of opioids and sedatives." More

1 in 4 Antibiotic Prescriptions Isn't Needed: Study - 2019-01-17
"Nearly 25 percent of antibiotics prescribed in the United States are given for conditions they aren't meant to treat, a new study finds." More

Keep Moving to Keep Brain Sharp in Old Age - 2019-01-16
"Staying active in old age may help preserve your memory and thinking skills, a new study suggests." More

Cancer Diagnosis May Quadruple Suicide Risk - 2019-01-16
"The risk of suicide is more than four times higher among Americans with cancer than those without the disease, a new study finds." More

Dermatologists Cut Back on Antibiotics But Still Prescribe the Most - 2019-01-16
"U.S. dermatologists are prescribing fewer antibiotics overall but are writing more short-term orders for the drugs, a new study finds." More

Heart-Healthy Living Also Wards Off Type 2 Diabetes - 2019-01-16
"There could be an added bonus to keeping your cardiovascular health on track -- a heart-healthy lifestyle can also prevent type 2 diabetes, researchers say." More

Two-Thirds of Poor U.S. Women Can't Afford Menstrual Pads, Tampons: Study - 2019-01-16
"A study of nearly 200 poor women living in the St. Louis area found that two out of three had to go without feminine hygiene products at least once over the prior year, due to cost." More

Simple Treatments to Banish Winter Blues - 2019-01-15
"The gray days of winter bring many people down, but a few simple steps can pep you up, an expert says." More

Type 2 Diabetes Before 40 Tied to Mental Illness Hospitalizations - 2019-01-15
"People who develop type 2 diabetes before they turn 40 are twice as likely to be hospitalized for mental illness as those who develop the blood sugar disease after 40, a new study shows." More

AHA: Hookah Smoking Trendy, Despite Evidence of Health Risks - 2019-01-15
"While cigarette smoking has hit an all-time low, another form of tobacco use is rising in popularity -- hookah smoking -- and researchers are concerned there's a new epidemic brewing, especially among young adults." More

Vaccine, Screening Can Prevent Cervical Cancer Deaths - 2019-01-15
"About 4,000 women in the United States die from cervical cancer each year -- even though there's a preventive vaccine and screening to catch the disease early." More

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