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Medical Marijuana Helpful for Cancer-Linked Symptoms

THURSDAY, Dec. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Cannabis and cannabinoid pharmaceuticals can be helpful for nausea and vomiting, pain, and weight loss associated with cancer, …

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How to Relieve the Growing Shortage of Stroke Specialists

Although stroke is the No. 4 cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the United States, there’s an increasing shortage of neurologists …

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Fatal Case of Legionnaires’ in Infant Following Water Birth

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A Texas infant has died from Legionnaires’ disease after being born in a whirlpool tub. The report of …

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E-Cigarette Flavors Use Chemical That Has Caused Lung Disease

Cherry Crush, Chocolate Treat, Snappin’ Apple, and Vanilla Dreams: Those flavors sound awesome! And that’s exactly why record numbers of teens are experimenting with, and …

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Yoga May Cut Heart Disease Risk Factors

TUESDAY, Dec. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Yoga has long been believed to improve overall health, but a growing body of evidence shows the ancient …

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Medication Linked to Fewer Injuries in Kids With ADHD

MONDAY, Dec. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) –Taking medication for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) might reduce the risk of young patients accidentally injuring themselves, new research …

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