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As Pot Legalization Advances, Pediatricians Warn of Dangers

Marijuana isn't benign, child health experts contend


Doctors Handled Influx of Obamacare Patients: Study

Concerns about long waits, primary care shortage appear unfounded, researchers say


Government Funding Could Save Canadians $4 Billion on Medicines

Health care experts note that paying for essential drugs increases access, too


Health Highlights: Feb. 27, 2017
  • WHO Lists 12 Most Dangerous 'Superbugs'

  • Trader Joe's Apple Sauce Recalled

  • Single Payer Health System Being Suggested in California

  • Straight Women Least Likely to Have Orgasm: Study


Health Tip: Learn Your Prime Sleep Time

Suggestions for the most restful sleep


Health Tip: Reheat Food Safely

Suggestions to help avoid food poisoning


Hip Fracture's Link to Early Death May Last Years

People over 60 face two to three times the risk of dying over next 8 years, study finds


Hospital Sinks May Be Awash in 'Superbugs'

Study finds drug-resistant bacteria can colonize in drains, spread to sinks and eventually reach patients


Many Americans Unaware of 'Superbug' Threat: Poll

Most say they know little about antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and half think antibiotics work against viruses


More Exercise, Fewer Pounds: Cut Your Heart Failure Risk

Link was stronger for common but difficult-to-treat type of heart failure


Nasal Swab Shows Promise in Confirming Lung Cancers

Simple technique is based on cancer DNA and seems accurate for use after chest CT scan, researchers say


Pediatricians Revise Guidelines for Teen Victims of Sexual Assault

Physicians need to be comfortable screening for it, offering additional help if needed


Review Raises Questions About Herbal Meds for Heart Problems

While popular among patients, they haven't been proven safe or effective in clinical trials, study says


Some Health Fads May Not Be All That Healthy

Vegetable juices, coconut oil have downsides, and gluten-free makes little difference in those without the sensitivity, study finds


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Valium May Be Useless for Acute Lower Back Pain

Another study casts doubt on notion that potent painkillers can really help


What Works Best to Help Overweight Folks Eat Healthier?

Researchers still don't know the answer, but say pamphlets couldn't hurt