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Cancer Isn’t ‘One Size Fits All’ for Hispanics

Study shows wide variance in how different ethnic groups are affectedCancer death rates can vary widely between different Hispanic ethnic groups in the United...

Does Mercury in Fish Play a Role in ALS?

Certain types of seafood may be linked to the fatal disorder, early research suggestsEating mercury-laden seafood may raise the risk of developing ALS (amyotrophic...

Don’t Punish Pregnant Women for Opioid Use, Docs Say

Better prevention and treatment, not jail time, would stem surge in drug-addicted newbornsPrevention and treatment, not legal action, should be the focus when dealing...

Repeat Head Hits May Not Put NFL Players at Risk of...

Study aimed to see if former pro football players faced the same fate as many professional boxers Repeated hits to the head may not...

Ready for Spring Break? Have Fun But Play It Safe

Drinking too much can affect your judgment, increasing your risk for injury, CDC warnsSpring break is a time to kick back and have fun,...

Docs More Likely to Prescribe Antibiotics If Patients Expect Them

Study found physicians might even give the drugs if they didn't suspect a bacterial infectionDoctors are more likely to prescribe antibiotics if they think...

Dealing With Diabetes Distress

The blood sugar disease often comes with enormous mental and emotional strains, specialists sayPeople with diabetes have to think about their condition and make...

Germs, Mold Found in Some Medical Pot

Man undergoing cancer treatment died from fungal infection thought to come from medicinal marijuanaMedical marijuana carries infectious bacteria and fungi that can pose...

Heart Disease Affects Far More Than the Heart

Blocked arteries can restrict blood flow to the legs, feet, kidneys -- even brain, specialists sayHeart disease affects more than just the heart. It...

Try Drug-Free Options First for Low Back Pain, New Guidelines Say

Recommendations state opioid painkillers should be last resort for long-lasting painPeople with low back pain should try drug-free remedies -- from simple heat wraps...
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