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ADHD May Raise Odds for Premature Death

February 26, 2015 – 12:45 AM |
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By Steven Reinberg, HealthDay
(HealthDay News) — People with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more than twice as likely to die prematurely as those without the common disorder, …

Obamacare Won’t Swamp Doctors, Study Contends

February 25, 2015 – 12:11 PM |
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WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The greater number of Americans with health insurance under the Affordable Care Act will lead to only a …

Three Amputees Regain Function With ‘Bionic’ Hands

February 24, 2015 – 9:32 PM |
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(HealthDay News) — In what scientists say is a first, a robotic hand controlled by a patient’s own muscle and nerves appears to have restored …

Watch-and-Wait Strategy May Be Riskier for Prostate Cancer

February 24, 2015 – 8:29 AM |
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(HealthDay News) — Choosing active surveillance over treatment for prostate cancer may decrease the odds of survival in men with intermediate-risk cancer, a new study …

Chikungunya Virus Infection Can Mimic Rheumatoid Arthritis

February 23, 2015 – 5:23 PM |
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MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The mosquito-borne chikungunya virus causes joint pain and swelling similar to rheumatoid arthritis, which can make diagnosis difficult, …

Could a Dishwasher Raise Your Child’s Allergy, Asthma Risk?

February 23, 2015 – 12:12 PM |
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By Tara Haelle, HealthDay
MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Hand washing dishes instead of using a machine to wash dishes may reduce children’s risk of developing …