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LED Blue Light Poses Eye, Sleep Risks: Report

May 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: LED Blue Light Poses Eye, Sleep Risks: ReportCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00...
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U.S. FDA labels J&J surgical staplers' recall as severest

May 18, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned of risks of serious injury or death from surgical staplers made by Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon unit, labeling a recent recall of the device as its most serious....
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LED Blue Light Poses Eye, Sleep Risks: Report

May 18, 2019 , WebMD
The blue light in LED lighting used in many consumer products may harm your sleep and pose a risk to your eyes, a new report...
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AHA News: Study Finds Higher Risk of Stroke-Linked Plaque in Men, Possible Test for Women

May 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Study Finds Higher Risk of Stroke-Linked Plaque in Men, Possible Test for WomenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00...
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It's not just soda: Drinking too much fruit juice (or any sugary drink) linked to premature death risk

May 18, 2019 , CNN Health
Many sugar-sweetened beverages have little to no nutritional value and lots of calories, and their harmful health effects have been well-documented. Now, a study links drinking too many sugary beverages -- and even 100% natural fruit juices -- to an increased risk of early death....
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Smokers have higher risk for multiple strokes

May 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Smokers who have a stroke are much more likely to have another one if they don't quit or at least cut back, a Chinese study suggests....
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Low-Fat Diet Could Help Against Breast Cancer

May 17, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers found that eating low-fat foods reduced a woman's risk of dying from breast cancer by...
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Bayer bets on 'silver bullet' defense in Roundup litigation; experts see hurdles

May 17, 2019 , Reuters
Bayer AG plans to argue that a $2 billion jury award and thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup causes cancer should be tossed because a U.S. regulatory agency said the herbicide is not a public health risk....
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Feeling Healthy: A Good Start, But Not Always A Good Indicator Of Heart Disease Risk

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Most people feel they have a general idea of how healthy they are based on their diet and exercise regimen and how often they get sick. But a new study by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers adds to evidence that how healthy people think they are isn’t always an accurate indicator of their risk for c......
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Healthy diet cuts risk of dying from breast cancer in older women

May 17, 2019 , Reuters
A balanced, low-fat diet significantly lowers the risk of dying from breast cancer in postmenopausal women, according to new long-term data from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) Dietary Modification trial....
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Anxiety Meds Like Valium, Xanax Could Raise Miscarriage Risk

May 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Anxiety Meds Like Valium, Xanax Could Raise Miscarriage RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Anthrax Is a Risk on Every Continent

May 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Anthrax Is a Risk on Every ContinentCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Low-Fat Diet Helps Reduce Risk Of Dying From Breast Cancer, 20-Year Study Finds

May 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The rigorous study from the Women's Health Initiative is the first to show postmenopausal women who modified their diets for at least eight years and who later developed breast cancer had a 21% lower risk of dying of the disease compared to others who ate as usual. "It really suggests that changing your diet, losing weight, exercising, could actually be a treatment," said Dr. Jennifer Ligibel of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Other women's health news looks at the benefits of pelvic...
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AHA News: Why Are Women With Diabetes at Greater Risk for Poor Heart Health?

May 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Why Are Women With Diabetes at Greater Risk for Poor Heart Health?Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Brain Bleed Risk Puts Safety of Low-Dose Aspirin in Doubt

May 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Brain Bleed Risk Puts Safety of Low-Dose Aspirin in DoubtCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Benzodiazepines in early pregnancy tied to heightened risk of miscarriage

May 16, 2019 , Reuters
Pregnant women who take a class of drugs that's often prescribed for anxiety or insomnia may run a higher risk of miscarriage, a new study suggests....
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AHA News: Dangerous Blood Clots May Be the Latest Risk From 'Bad' Cholesterol

May 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Dangerous Blood Clots May Be the Latest Risk From 'Bad' CholesterolCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/15/2019 12:00:00...
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North Carolina sues Juul, claiming deceptive marketing and targeting youth

May 16, 2019 , CNN Health
North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein announced Wednesday that the state has filed a lawsuit against e-cigarette manufacturer Juul, claiming that its marketed its products to children and misled the public about risks associated with those products....
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2019 Disruptor 50: No. 46 23andMe

May 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
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Valium, Xanax Could Raise Miscarriage Risk

May 16, 2019 , WebMD
When taken in early pregnancy, the anti-anxiety drugs called benzodiazepins raise the risk for a miscarriage in the first trimester by 11%, according to new...
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