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Can’t Afford the Dentist? You’re Not Alone

Many also mistakenly believe Medicare will cover their dental care Nobody loves a trip to the dentist, but for many middle-aged Americans even basic dental...

How to Prevent, and Treat, Lyme Disease in People and Pets

U.S. health officials warn that cases of the illness are on the riseIf you're planning to be outdoors this holiday weekend, the U.S. Food...

Will Climate Change Bring More Highway Deaths?

Study found link between rising temperatures, traffic fatalitiesAmerica's roads may become more dangerous as an unexpected consequence of climate change, a new study suggests....

Awake for Aneurysm Brain Surgery, Better Results?

In new approach to the dangerous lesions, surgeons can get patient feedback during the procedure"Awake" brain surgery may improve treatment of brain aneurysms, researchers...

Wellness Visits for Better Well-being

Prevention is still the best medicine If you want to stay on top of your health, no matter what your age, it's important to see...

Travel Tips for Contact Lens Wearers

With an eye to safety, you can avoid vacation pitfallsKeep your eye on your contact lens regimen if you're traveling this summer. "Being prepared when...

Kidney Disease May Boost Odds of Infection

Patients become more vulnerable as organ function declines, study saysAs kidney function declines, infection risk rises, a new study shows. Infections facing people with advanced...

Zika Virus Tied to Neurological Woes in Adults

35 infected people were hospitalized with such conditions in Brazil during last year's outbreakAdults infected with the Zika virus can develop a number of...

For Drivers, Hands-free Can Still Be a Handful

Complex commands are more distracting than talking on your cell, safety experts say With many states having laws about not using handheld cellphones while driving,...

Steep Price Hikes Led to Drop in Use of 2 Heart...

Half as many patients got nitroprusside, while isoproterenol use fell one-third, study findsAfter steep price hikes, use of two common heart medications declined significantly...
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