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Chemo Cold Caps

Chemo Cold Caps

Feb 19
A pair of new studies on cold cap therapy in the Journal of the American Medical Association gives hope to breast cancer patients.

What's Behind Americans' Hearing Loss?

What's Behind Americans' Hearing Loss?

Feb 12
A new CDC report reveals a surprising number of Americans struggle with hearing loss, and many don't know it.

Mylan CEO on EpiPen Price Hike and Fixing the System

Mylan CEO on EpiPen Price Hike and Fixing the System

Feb 1
Pharmaceutical giant Mylan's EpiPen became the lightning rod for scrutiny, as the life-saving allergy drug's price increased by nearly 500 percent over seven years.

Doctors Advise Against Some Smartphone Baby Monitors

Doctors Advise Against Some Smartphone Baby Monitors

Jan 29
Baby monitors that track infants' vital signs and hook up to parents' smartphones may create more problems than they prevent.

ACA Repeal Worries LGBT Health Advocates

ACA Repeal Worries LGBT Health Advocates

By Matthew S. Bajko | Jan 22
President Donal Trump has vowed to repeal the ACA, better known as Obamacare, as one of his first priorities, but remained vague on what he and the Republicans who control Congress will replace it with.

New Prescription: Doctor Offices that Look Like Apple Stores

New Prescription: Doctor Offices that Look Like Apple Stores

By Michael Liedtke | Jan 19
After a relative suffered a heart attack a few years ago, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Adrian Aoun got an unsettling look at a health-care system that he diagnosed as an inefficient and outdated mess.

New Report Finds Benefits and Risks of Marijuana

New Report Finds Benefits and Risks of Marijuana

Jan 18
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine published a new report on the health effects of marijuana, looking at more than 10,000 studies about medical and recreational use.

How One Part of Your Brain Could Predict Heart Disease

How One Part of Your Brain Could Predict Heart Disease

Jan 17
For the first time, a study shows how signs of stress in a specific part of the brain could predict future heart trouble.

'Weekend Warriors' Still See Health Payoff

'Weekend Warriors' Still See Health Payoff

Jan 15
A new study finds people who squeeze all their recommended exercise into weekends see major health benefits.

Testing Wearable Sensors as 'Check Engine' Light for Health

Testing Wearable Sensors as 'Check Engine' Light for Health

By Lauran Neergaard | Jan 15
A next step for smart watches and fitness trackers? Wearable gadgets gave a Stanford University professor an early warning that he was getting sick before he ever felt any symptoms of Lyme disease.

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