Handle Fireworks With Care on the Fourth

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 — Americans love fireworks, especially on the Fourth of July, but experts warn they can be dangerous if not used safely.
About 10,500 fireworks-related injuries were treated in U.S. hospitals in 2014, according to the U.S….
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3 Treatments Seem to Help Combat Binge-Eating Disorder

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 — New research finds that people struggling with binge-eating disorder — America’s most common, yet likely least-known eating disorder — may have at least three treatment options to help them curtail their eating.
People…
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E-Cigs May Damage Cells in Mouth

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 — Many people think electronic cigarettes are a safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes, but a new study suggests that’s not the case.
In laboratory experiments on cultured cells, researchers from the University of…
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Jobs With the Highest Suicide Rates

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 — Can the type of job you choose affect your risk of suicide? Possibly, according to a new U.S. report that found for certain occupations, the odds of suicide were significantly higher.
From 2000 to 2012, the overall rates…
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Memory Loss: Normal or a Sign of Trouble?

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 — Mild memory lapses such as forgetting where you put your keys or reading glasses, though worrisome, are normal, experts say.
But certain memory problems — such as putting your car keys in the fridge — may indicate a more…
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New Test Help Detect Drug-Resistant Bacteria

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 — The Xpert Carba-R Assay diagnostic, which tests patient specimens for genetic markers associated with drug-resistant bacteria, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
The test specifically looks for…
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Why Some Seniors Don't Take Their Meds

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 — Anyone who’s helped care for an aging loved one knows that managing their daily medications can be a challenge.
Now, new research suggests that the problem of missed pills rises with age and failing memory, especially for…
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FDA Approves Eye Implant for Aging Boomers

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 — An implant that helps the aging eye focus on small print and nearby objects has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
The implant is placed in the cornea (the clear, front surface) of one eye in people…
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Malaria Vaccine Protection Short-Lived in Young Children

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 — The world’s most promising malaria vaccine appears to offer short-lived protection, fading away within a matter of years, a new clinical trial reveals.
Even worse, the vaccine — dubbed RTS,S/AS01 — might increase…
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