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Basketball's Fitness Benefits a Sure Bet

Shooting hoops beats watching 'March Madness' when it comes to your health, expert says

The best way to celebrate "March Madness" is to get out and shoot some hoops yourself, an expert says.

Teens' Stress Levels Rival Those of Adults, Survey Finds

If paying the bills and putting food on the table put adults’ nerves on edge, just imagine how today’s overscheduled, frequently tested teenagers must feel.

Early Treatment for Depression May Be Good for the Heart

Treating depression in its early stages might help reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke, a new study suggests.

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Adults With Diabetes Need a Flu Shot

Large Canadian study finds people with diabetes are more likely to get sick from flu, be hospitalized

Adults with diabetes are vulnerable to flu and its complications, experts say. Now a large new study finds they’re also at higher risk of being hospitalized for flu.

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Could Turning Down the Thermostat Help You Lose Weight?

Could your warm and cozy home be hindering your weight-loss efforts? Dutch researchers say keeping temperatures a little chillier at home and the office might be an additional weapon in the fight against obesity.

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Many Asthma Patients Don't Stick to Treatment Plan, Study Finds

If you can’t get relief from your asthma, the way you communicate with your allergist might be part of the problem, according to two new studies.

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Therapy That Confronts Trauma of Sexual Abuse Helped Teen Girls With PTSD

Teen girls struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder stemming from sexual abuse do well when treated with a type of therapy that asks them to repeatedly confront their traumatic memories, according to a small new study.

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Tylenol and alcohol a bad mix

Nearly half who combined the two reported kidney disease

Combining Tylenol and even light consumption of alcohol can more than double someone’s risk of kidney disease, researchers say.

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Adults whose parents experienced intimate-partner violence often become abusers or victims themselves

Domestic violence travels down through generations, study finds

The risk of domestic violence often is passed from parents to their children, a new study finds.

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Mediterranean diet may help women live longer, healthier lives

Study finds that following diet during middle age ups odds of living past 70 by 40 percent

Middle-aged women who follow a heart-healthy Mediterranean diet may live a healthier, longer life, a new study suggests.



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