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- Head, neck injuries may increase stroke risk Suffering an injury to the head or neck increases ischemic stroke risk three-fold among trauma patients younger than 50, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2014. "These findings are im
- Finding holes in the heart SAN DIEGO -- An alternative test for measuring blood flow to the brain detected a potentially dangerous hole within the heart of some patients with an unexplained stroke better than a standard test, according to late-breaking science presented at the
- The $40 mistake DEAR MARGO: My niece had always loved dolls as a little girl. I adore my niece, and a few years ago, when she was 8 or 9, I gave her two handmade dolls for her birthday. I put a lot of time, energy, money and love into those dolls. A few weeks ago, h
- Get out of abusive relationship. Now. DEAR ANNIE: I have been with my fiance for 14 years, and we have had our fair share of problems. Three months ago, I left, taking our kids with me. But I came back when he asked me to. I figured I owed it to the children to try to work things out. Bu
More talking, longer sentences help babies' brains
The sooner you start explaining the world to your baby, the better.
Stroke risk tied to cold, weather swings
There may be a link between weather and the risk of suffering a stroke, say researchers who analyzed climate trends and hospital records on millions of Americans.
Weight gain is not an inevitable part of aging
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m a woman and will be 59 in a month. I’m in excellent health. I’ve worked out seriously with weight-bearing exercises for nearly 30 years. I have great muscle tone, and I believe I am height/weight proportional (5 feet, 2 inches tall, weigh 130 pounds).
- Parents must stay in touch with 14-year-old daughter DEAR ANNIE: Our 14-year-old daughter is not a terrible kid -- probably just a typical teenage girl. She can be rude and obnoxious, she talks back and curses, and she leaves her room an upside-down mess and is obsessed with her iPhone, constantly post
Humming may be daughter's own form of treatment
DEAR DR. ROACH: My married daughter, now 52 years of age, has for the past two years become psychotic and is on antipsychotic medication. She makes a humming sound, which seems to be involuntary and over which she has no control. She will begin speak
- Panel OKs ban on remote abortion pill distribution DES MOINES -- A legislative panel approved a measure Wednesday that would ban the remote distribution of abortion pills, a proposal the bill's sponsor said is intended to delay the procedure and give women more time to change their minds. The subcomm
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