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Addressing Poor Sleep Could Improve Heart Health

If you have trouble falling or staying asleep, there are many ways to treat these common problems

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Source: health.harvard.edu

Very beginning stages of an influenza (flu) infection in the respiratory tract

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Discovery: Hidden 'Army' Of Virus-Eating Cells That Protect Lungs

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Source: studyfinds.org

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FDA Issues Warning About Smartwatches, Rings, Claiming To Measure Blood Sugar Without Use Of Needles

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Should You Actually Get 10,000 Steps Per Day? Experts Break It Down

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Alzheimer’s patient undergoes focused ultrasound treatment with the WVU RNI team in Morgantown, W.Virginia

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Study: Silent Brain Changes Precede Alzheimer's

Researchers have new clues about which changes come first

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First Child Cured Of Rare Brain Tumour: ‘Offers Real Hope’

The boy is the first child in the world to have been cured of brainstem glioma

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Source: straitstimes.com

"If my story can motivate even one person to keep fighting and to cherish every moment, then I've succeeded..."

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Doctor Fighting ALS Authors Memoir... Written Entirely By His Eyes

Virginia Dr. Dhaval Patel is writing his life story one letter at a time thanks to eye-tracking technology.

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Source: news.yahoo.com

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Midwest Cancer Center Wants To Enroll Patients For Pancreatic Cancer Vaccine Trial

In Phase 1 trial, 8 out of 32 patients were completely cured. "That looks like a small number, but a 25% cure in pancreas cancer is much better than the current barely 5% cure."

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Former Police Officer Fighting For The Life Of His Counternarcotics K-9 Partner

Manning will try to scrape together the funds himself to take care of his partner, as his partner took care of him for so many years.

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Source: local12.com

Tracy Hall, Mynd Immersive, left, watches as Karen Audet, 82, right, reacts while wearing a virtual reality headset at John Knox Village in Pompano Beach, Fla.

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Virtual Reality Headsets Make A Definite Difference For Folks In Senior Living Communities

VR “stimulated virtually every area of my brain, all of the senses."

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High Levels Of Niacin Linked To Heart Disease?

Excess amounts of vitamin B3 — which is found in meat, fish, nuts, and fortified cereals and breads — may trigger inflammation and damage blood vessels.

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Grave marker for Patrick George Jr., who died last September due to an overdose of street drugs containing the synthetic opioid carfentanil, at the Lummi Nation cemetery on tribal reservation lands near Bellingham, Wash.

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Native Americans Lose Lives From Drug Overdoses At 5-Times Average, Will Funding Help?

The Lummi Nation declared a state of emergency over fentanyl, adding drug-sniffing dogs and checkpoints, while revoking bail for drug-related charges.

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Melanoma Treatment Breakthrough Approved By FDA: “This Is Going To Be Huge”

The therapy shrank tumors in about a third of patients who had run out of treatment options, according to a clinical trial.

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Source: nbcnews.com

People who use Xolair must continue to avoid the foods that cause them reactions, such as peanuts, cashews, hazelnuts, walnuts, milk products and eggs.

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FDA Expanding Use Of Expensive Asthma Drug To Help Severe Food Allergies

An estimated 17 million people in the U.S. have the type of food allergies that can cause rapid, serious symptoms

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