Fish, Fish Oil May Lower Your Heart Attack Risk

SATURDAY, Nov. 10, 2018 — Eating more fish or taking a fish oil supplement can reduce your risk of a heart attack, according to a pair of Harvard-led clinical trials.
Heart benefits from omega-3 fatty acids were found both in healthy people and in…
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New Cholesterol Guidelines Focus on Personalized Approach

SATURDAY, Nov. 10, 2018 — A lifelong approach to lowering cholesterol, starting in some kids as young as 2, is the United States’ best bet to lower everyone’s risk of heart attack and stroke, according to updated guidelines released Saturday by the…
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New Ebola Test Produces Results in Remote Areas

FRIDAY, Nov. 9, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved emergency use of a new Ebola fingerstick test, which includes a reader that makes it possible to obtain results outside a laboratory.
The DPP Ebola Antigen System makes…
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Mammograms Do Save Lives: Study

FRIDAY, Nov. 9, 2018 — Women confused by the conflicting advice surrounding the benefits and timing of mammograms will be interested in a new study out of Sweden.
The research, involving more than 50,000 breast cancer patients, found that those who…
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FDA Will Ban Many Flavored E-Cigarettes

FRIDAY, Nov. 9, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will soon announce a ban on sales of most flavored electronic cigarettes in retail stores and gas stations across the United States, according to media reports.
It’s all part of the FDA’s…
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