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  • Snoring during pregnancy? You’re not alone.

    Snoring during pregnancy? You’re not alone.

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    You’re prepared for the morning sickness, weight gain and insomnia, but you may not have planned for one side effect of pregnancy— snoring.Studies show that between 25 and 30 percent of women snore during pregnancy. In fact, a study in the journal SLEEP found…

  • The next trans fat': Experts predict coming food battles

    The next trans fat': Experts predict coming food battles

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    After years of research showing the harms of trans fat, the unhealthy substance has finally been banned as a food additive. But now that trans fat has been taken off the table, is there another highly concerning ingredient that should be banned next?Experts say…

  • The next trans fat': Experts predict coming food battles

    The next trans fat': Experts predict coming food battles

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    After years of research showing the harms of trans fat, the unhealthy substance has finally been banned as a food additive. But now that trans fat has been taken off the table, is there another highly concerning ingredient that should be banned next?Experts say…

  • Preterm birth risk linked to common surgery

    Preterm birth risk linked to common surgery

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    Women who have undergone a common gynecological surgical procedure who later become pregnant may be at increased risk of giving birth before the baby reaches full term, new research suggests. The procedure, known as dilatation and curettage (commonly called a D&C), is performed on women…

  • FDA cracks down on over 1,000 illegal online medicine sellers

    FDA cracks down on over 1,000 illegal online medicine sellers

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    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday it had sent warning letters and seized potentially dangerous, unapproved medicines and medical devices from more than 1,050 websites globally. Inspectors from the FDA and other federal agencies screened and seized illegal drugs and medical devices…

  • Few US stroke patients get clot-busting treatment

    Few US stroke patients get clot-busting treatment

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    Not all U.S. stroke patients eligible for a clot-busting treatment actually receive it - and the odds of getting this therapy may depend on where they live, a large study finds.Researchers found wide variation in treatment for ischemic stroke, which results from an obstruction…

  • Prenatal DDT exposure linked with four times the risk of breast cancer

    Prenatal DDT exposure linked with four times the risk of breast cancer

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    A 54-year study from the Endocrine Society is the first to directly link breast cancer risk to in utero exposure to the chemical pesticide DDT.The study, conducted by the Public Health Institute in Berkeley, California, found women exposed to high levels of DDT before…

  • FDA tells food industry to phase out artificial trans fats

    FDA tells food industry to phase out artificial trans fats

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    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is ordering food companies to phase out the use of heart-clogging trans fats over the next three years, calling them a threat to public health.The move will remove artificial trans fats from the food supply almost entirely. Consumers aren't…

  • Help dad start a new hobby this Father’s Day

    Help dad start a new hobby this Father’s Day

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    Giving dad a USB charger for his phone is not exactly an expression of love. Instead of just picking up something from Wal-Mart next week, consider a few eclectic gifts that will help him develop a new hobby. Some of these are a bit “out…

  • 5 trendy ways to get your coffee fix (and what to know about each

    5 trendy ways to get your coffee fix (and what to know about each

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    Americans are certifiably obsessed with coffee. Nearly 60 percent of Americans age 18 and up report they drink coffee on any given day, according to the National Coffee Association’s 2015 trends report, with this year’s Zagat coffee survey finding that the number of people with…

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