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Study: Married folks have fewer heart problems
Love can sometimes break a heart but marriage seems to do it a lot of good. A study of more than 3.5 million Americans finds that married people are less likely than singles, divorced or widowed folks to suffer any type of heart or blood vessel problem.
Britain: 2 people catch tuberculosis from pet cat
England's public health agency says two people have caught tuberculosis from a pet cat, the first time the bacterial disease has been documented to spread from cat to human.
8 million people take prescription sleep aids, but these drugs have risks
About 8 million adults turn to prescription sleeping pills for help every month, according to a study published last year by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And yet, one specialist warns, these medications all have flaws.
- Study ties breast gene to high-risk uterine cancer NEW YORK (AP) -- Women with a faulty breast cancer gene might face a greater chance of rare but deadly uterine tumors despite having their ovaries removed to lower their main cancer risks, doctors are reporting. A study of nearly 300 women with bad B
- L.A. doctors practice speeding up trauma care WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) -- Before the car-wreck victim reached the emergency room, doctors, residents and nurses at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center knew what to expect by glancing at their smartphones. The details came in the staccato of text message
- Egg-citing News about Eggs Did you know that eating one egg a day does not affect your risk for heart disease? And, egg yolks provide essential nutrients such as choline, which helps with fetal brain development and brain functioning in adults. Eggs provide high-quality protei
- Chew on this: Gum loses its pop NEW YORK (AP) -- Gum seems as appealing as that sticky wad on the bottom of a shoe these days. It's not that Americans don't ever enjoy a stick of Trident or Orbit, the two most popular brands. They just aren't as crazy about chomping away on the stu
Mercy celebrates Certified Nurses Day
CLINTON -- Certified Nurses Day honors nurses worldwide who contribute to better patient outcomes through national board certification in their specialty. While a registered nurse license allows nurses to practice, earning certification affirms advan
- There may be a better way to stop GERD symptoms DEAR DR. ROACH: I have been taking 40 mg per day of omeprazole for a number of years to control GERD. My doctor had increased this from 20 mg when the low dosage was no longer working for me. Lately, I am hearing about the risk of several significant
A speedy, robust take on a classic: shepherd's pie
When it comes to shepherd’s pie, there are those who toe a rather strict line, and there are those who go with the comfort food flow.
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