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7 Easy Mistakes Could Alter Blood Pressure ReadingsSome people are being misdiagnosed with elevated pressure because of simple mistakes being made when they get their pressure taken.
Are We Growing Numb To The Opioid Epidemic?"Addiction Solution" author Lloyd I. Sederer, MD, asks if we're growing desensitized to the opioid epidemic.
Are We Growing Numb To The Opioid Epidemic?"Addiction Solution" author Lloyd I. Sederer, MD, asks if we're growing desensitized to the opioid epidemic.
Ultra-Clean Homes Can Trigger Childhood Cancer, Study FindsA groundbreaking study into what triggers cancer has found that children who are "too hygienic" and are kept away from other kids were at greater risk for developing leukemia.
CDC: Stop Going Into Hotel Pools And Hot Tubs With DiarrheaCDC officials say that over 27,000 people have gotten sick because of water-related pathogens since 2000.
U.S. Approves 1st Drug Developed To Prevent Chronic MigrainesThe Food and Drug Administration has approved the first new class of migraine drugs to stop headaches before they even start.
UPMC Docs Detail Teen's Health Scare, Warn 'You Can Get Very Sick Vaping'In a study just published in the medical journal "Pediatrics," UPMC doctors detailed the case of an 18-year-old Pennsylvania teenager, a restaurant hostess, who recently started vaping.
Scientists Bring A Severed Brain Back To Life, Sparking Ethical DebateYale researchers announced that they have successfully reanimated a pig's brain, which had been severed from its body.
CDC: U.S. Birth Rate Hits 30-Year Low, Fertility Rate FallingU.S. birth rates declined last year for women in their teens, 20s and — surprisingly — their 30s, leading to the fewest babies in 30 years.
Doctors Warn That Gel Manicures Using UV Light Could Cause CancerDermatology specialists are warning about the potential dangers of gel manicures saying that the UV lamps can put people at a higher risk for cancer.
Chimpanzee Nests Contain Less Germs Than Your Bed, Study SaysAccording to a study by North Carolina State University, human beds are covered in bacteria and even feces particles, most of which fall off our bodies while we sleep and attract bugs like dust mites.
More Parents Smoking Marijuana Around Children, Study SaysAccording to researchers from Columbia University, the number of cigarette-smoking parents who said they used marijuana increased from 11 percent in 2002 to over 17 percent in 2015.

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