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Tamiflu Cuts 1 Day Off Average Flu Bout

January 30, 2015 – 11:13 AM |
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FRIDAY, Jan. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A review of the data suggests that the antiviral drug Tamiflu shortens the length of flu symptoms by …

California Campaigns To Curb E-Cigarette Use

January 30, 2015 – 10:53 AM |
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As the popularity of electronic cigarettes continues to grow, California’s top public health official warned residents Wednesday about their dangers and announced a new campaign …

Colon Cancer Rates Rising Among Americans Under 50

January 30, 2015 – 10:42 AM |
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By Alan Mozes
HealthDay Reporter
FRIDAY, Jan. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Although the overall rate of colon cancer has fallen in recent decades, new research suggests that …

Supposed Cost of Meds Helps Placebo Effect in Parkinson’s Patients

January 29, 2015 – 5:11 PM |
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THURSDAY, Jan. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Results of a small study suggest that Parkinson’s patients seem to improve if they think they’re taking a …

Binge-Watching TV May Be Sign of Depression, Loneliness

January 29, 2015 – 11:17 AM |
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THURSDAY, Jan. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Binge-watching television is linked with feeling lonely and depressed, a new study suggests.
“Even though some people argue that …

Eye Tracking May Help to Spot Concussions Quickly

January 29, 2015 – 11:10 AM |
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THURSDAY, Jan. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A new eye-tracking method might help determine the severity of concussions, researchers report.
They said the simple approach can …