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The key to losing weight can be as simple as turning that frown upside down, a study shows.
A volunteer slips her arms into a gauzy yellow hospital gown and approaches a medical crib holding a tiny newborn hooked up to noisy machines.
There’s fresh evidence that a lot of young people could be headed for heart trouble. A large study of preteens in Texas found that about one-third of them had borderline or high cholesterol when tested during routine physical exams.
A study finds that married people are less likely than singles, divorced or widowed folks to suffer any type of heart problem.
The government’s estimate of autism has moved up again to 1 in 68 U.S. children, a 30 percent increase in two years.
Earlier this month, London hosted the Wearable Tech Show; and many new watches were on display.
In a statement issue through Planned Parenthood’s website, the group’s president lauded Pelosi for her role in passing the Affordable Care Act and her ongoing commitment to ensuring “the promise of the law is realized for millions of women as the greatest advancement for women’s health in a generation.”
Physicians are expressing concern that a 90-day grace period rule for health plans covered under the Affordable Care Act will allow insurance companies to deny payment to doctors.
A drug company has decided to let a 7-year-old boy who is suffering from a rare life-threatening disease be treated with an experimental drug, despite initially denying the family the drug.