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3 Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Cancer, Study Shows

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Taking aspirin every day appears to reduce the odds of developing and dying from colon, stomach or esophageal cancer, a new study suggests. Based on a review of available studies, researchers determined that the benefits of aspirin therapy for preventing cancer outweigh…

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0 Will Kidney Stones Recur? New Test Might Tell

THURSDAY, Aug. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A new tool appears to accurately predict whether someone who’s had a kidney stone will have another one in the future, researchers report. They said the tool could help patients and their doctors decide whether preventive steps…

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0 Low Vitamin D Levels May Boost Alzheimer’s Risk

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Older adults with too little vitamin D in their blood may have twice the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease as seniors with sufficient levels of the “sunshine vitamin,” a new study finds. The research — based on more than 1,600 adults over age…

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0 Ebola Virus: How Contagious?

What’s more, Ebola is much less contagious than many other more common diseases. The virus, much like HIV or hepatitis, is spread through blood or bodily fluids and is not airborne. Many factors play into how contagious a disease is thought to be, say Jeff…

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2 2nd American Infected With Ebola Arrives in U.S.

Aug. 5, 2014 — As the second American infected with Ebola in Liberia returned to the United States, health officials were trying to determine how both became infected with the virus. Both Nancy Writebol, who arrived in Atlanta on Tuesday, and Dr. Kent Brantly were working…

Men's Health
2 Subtle Symptoms of Low Testosterone

The symptoms of low testosterone are sometimes obvious, but can be subtle. Testosterone levels decline naturally in men as they age over decades, and symptoms may appear slowly. Low testosterone symptoms include: Low sex drive (libido) Erectile dysfunction Fatigue and poor energy level Difficulty…

Children
0 Limiting TV Time for Preschoolers

What parent hasn’t used the television to occupy their child from time to time? After all, parents have a thousand demands placed on them. Television can keep your preschooler happily absorbed when it’s time to get dinner started, sneak in a household chore, or…

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2 Hand Foot Mouth Disease on Hand

The virus spreads easily through coughing and sneezing. It can also spread through infected stool, such as when you change a diaper or when a young child gets stool on his or her hands and then touches objects that other children put in their…

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2 Treatment of Bee and Wasp Stings

Here are the steps you need to take after someone who is allergic has been stung: Remove any stingers immediately. Some experts recommend scraping out the stinger with a credit card. Applying ice to the site may provide some mild relief. Apply ice for…

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