Health

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August 13, 2018 - 2:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Want to know your inherited risk of a heart attack? Today's genetic testing can't tell much — it mostly looks for rare mutations in one or a few genes, while common threats like heart disease or diabetes are caused by lots of genes working together. Now researchers have developed...
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August 13, 2018 - 11:16 am
Aug. 13 is International Left-Handers Day!
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Dr. Deanna Lites
August 10, 2018 - 6:41 pm
But consider what you're stirring in, says a dietitian at Cleveland Clinic
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A computer illustration of the Milky Way galaxy. (Dreamstime)
August 09, 2018 - 6:17 pm
"It's a bit more difficult than what an idle speech would indicate."
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August 09, 2018 - 1:46 pm
The spray is sold in a white half-ounce bottle with an orange label.
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Dr. Sanjay Sharma, professor of cardiology at St. George's University of London, speaks during an interview on Wednesday Aug. 8, 2018 about a study he led which found procedures that can help identify athletes who are at risk for heart-problems. He said the British soccer program will start re-checking players' hearts at ages 18, 20 and 25. (AP Photo/Robert Stevens)
August 08, 2018 - 5:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Every so often a seemingly healthy young athlete suddenly collapses and dies of cardiac arrest. What kind of heart check-up is best at finding players at risk? Experts debate whether it's time to add routine EKGs to the pre-sports check-up. Now a study of more than 11,000 top teen...
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August 08, 2018 - 12:24 pm
A watchdog group is sounding the alarm on crayons sold by Dollar Tree and Amazon.
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In this photo taken Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, Philippe Hujoel, a dentist and University of Washington professor, holds a model of teeth and a toothbrush as he talks in an office at the school in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
August 07, 2018 - 11:41 am
"...The study is supporting what we've been contending for a long time," said a spokesman for the American Dental Association.
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August 05, 2018 - 2:56 pm
A word of caution to those working or playing outdoors this weekend.
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FILE - In this May 18, 2018, file photo, law enforcement officers respond to Santa Fe High School after an active shooter was reported on campus in Santa Fe, Texas. Republican leaders in gun-friendly Texas are stamping down the prospects of 'red flag' laws that would let enforcement seize some firearms from people who are deemed dangerous to themselves or others. Gun control advocates hoped for an opening after mass shootings at a Texas church and high school within 6 months of each other. (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP, File)
August 05, 2018 - 12:51 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas schools have been adding metal detectors and armed personnel in an effort to improve campus security in response to the deadly May attack at a Houston-area high school that left eight students and two teachers dead. Among the steps that Texas apparently won't be taking...
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