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Study eyes impact of bad marriage on heart health

A bad marriage can literally be bad for your heart, a new study finds.

Monday - 11/24/2014, 05:16am EST

Tags: marriage, health, Michigan State University

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Those who care for loved ones with Alzheimer's support each other

The head of a Maryland program says the goal is to give caregivers a better life, adding that they have to take care of themselves in order to take better care of their loved ones.

Monday - 11/17/2014, 05:30am EST

Tags: Alzheimer,

Think you're allergic to penicillin? Think again

When most people go to a hospital, a clinic, or even a new doctor, they are asked about any allergies to medications. Ten percent say they are allergic to penicillin. But it turns out that they may have outgrown that allergy years ago.

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 07:27am EST

Tags: penicillin, allergies,

Paw and Stripes helps veterans recover

While dogs can't cure post-traumatic stress disorder, they help troubled veterans cope and move on with their lives.

Tuesday - 11/11/2014, 10:29am EST

Tags: service dogs, Dogs of War,

Smokers more likely to have chronic back pain

Smokers are much more likely to experience chronic back pain. And researchers say the reason why lies deep in the brain.

Tuesday - 11/04/2014, 04:15pm EST

Tags: back pain, pain, smoking

Acid reflux cases are on the rise in the U.S.

Diet has a lot to do with it, statistics show.

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 05:08pm EDT

Tags: acid reflux, Daphne Keshishian

How to prepare kids ahead of the time change

This weekend, we make the switch from daylight saving time to standard time. And even though we don't "fall back" until Sunday, children should start adjusting before the change occurs.

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 05:38am EDT

Tags: Daylight saving time,

Women play dangerous waiting game with hearts

Women tend to play a dangerous waiting game with their hearts. Researchers say they are far more likely than men to dismiss signs of trouble and wait too long to get medical help when symptoms appear.

Tuesday - 10/28/2014, 04:15pm EDT

Tags: heart disease, womens health

Containing Ebola requires detective work, medical expertise

Doctors and nurses are on the front lines of the war on Ebola. But an equally important role in the battle is played by men and women who combine police-style detective work with medical science.

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 04:42am EDT

Tags: EBOLA, Ebola care, Jesse Bump,

Counseling may help combat Ebola fears

Ebola has hit home in the Washington area with the arrival at the NIH Clinical Center of the first American to get the disease in the U.S.

Friday - 10/17/2014, 04:32am EDT

Tags: EBOLA, counseling

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