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Simple Pulse Check May Prevent Stroke: Study
Regularly checking the pulse of a stroke survivor may help prevent another stroke, researchers report. Screening pulse is the method of choice for checking for irregular heartbeat for people over age 65 who have never had a stroke. Our study shows it may be a safe,...... [Full Story]
Manhunt for TB Patient Who May Be Spreading Disease
Prosecutors in Northern California said Thursday that they have obtained [Full Story]
Parents of obese children often don't view their kids as unhealthy or [Full Story]
Coffee Worsens Hot Flashes: Mayo Clinic Study
Drinking caffeine may worsen the hot flashes and night sweats that affect [Full Story]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration isn't required to hold public [Full Story]
Arizona used a two-drug protocol for Wednesday's execution of Joseph [Full Story]
Breast Cancer Drug Effective in Trial
Puma Biotechnology Inc. said its experimental breast cancer drug met its main goal in a late-stage trial. Shares of the company, which doesn't have any drug in the market, tripled to $176.94 in extended trading. [Full Story]
Study Casts Doubt on Expensive Leg Clot Treatment
Two treatments that break up blood clots deep in the veins of the legs appear no different in terms of death risk. But one results in a greater risk of bleeding and average hospitalization bills that are three times the cost of the other, a new study finds. [Full Story]
Parents of Autistic Children Need Help, Too
Most therapies for autism focus on the child, but new research suggests the child's stressed-out parents could benefit from treatments designed specifically for them. Mothers of autistic children who took part in a coping skills program found they connected better with their kids. [Full Story]
Bill Clinton Says AIDS-free Generation 'Within Reach'
An AIDS-free generation is within reach if early treatment is provided to people infected with HIV and help scaled up for women and children, former U.S. president Bill Clinton said this week. [Full Story]
Can Americans Be Convinced Eating Salad is Cool?
Having turned his trendy chain of New York-based salad restaurants into a success, Chop't Chief Executive Officer Nick Marsh is determined to go national. The trick will be convincing middle America that salad is cool again. [Full Story]
Home Remedies That Heal 5 Summer Skin Problems
Summer means spending time outdoors basking in the sun, hiking in the woods, or swimming. But these activities often have hidden health hazards to our skin. The good news is that even if Mother Nature has a dangerous side, she's also a wonderful healer. [Full Story]
Exercise Slows Aging in Post-Menopausal Women: Study
Women who exercise regularly after menopause tend to maintain their physical strength and mental acuity longer than those who don't, according to anew review of past studies that found exercise that gets the heart rate up is best. [Full Story]
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