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Vaping: The latest scourge in drug abuse

Emergency rooms in South Florida are filling up with patients suffering from synthetic drug overdoses, and the problem is getting worse due to a device that's ostensibly supposed to help people quit smoking.

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Salmonella outbreak kills one, sickens 285 in the U.S.

A salmonella outbreak linked to cucumbers grown in Mexico has killed one person and sickened hundreds in the United States, health officials said.

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Stress at work as bad as secondhand smoke

Workplace stress isn't just annoying -- it's as bad for your health as secondhand smoke, according to a new study by researchers at Harvard Business School and Stanford University.

"When you think about how much time individuals typically spend at…

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Freezing eggs to start family later in life

While the recommended age for egg freezing is between 33 and 37, doctors say women over 37 shouldn't rule out the option of starting a family.

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Double mastectomies for men on the rise

An increasing number of women in the last decade have been deciding to have both their breasts removed after being diagnosed with cancer in a single breast. It now seems that more men are also opting to have this type of double mastectomy, according…

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Tissue expander clinical trial helps breast cancer...

A new tissue expander fills with air through a remote controlled device operated by the patient, giving them more volume than they would get from a standard expander.

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More ADHD cases diagnosed at younger ages

One-third of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the United States have been found to be diagnosed before 6 years old, according to a new report.

While there's concern about possible misdiagnosis at a such a young age,…

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Healthy foods that cause problems when mixed with...

Cardiologist Dr. Ari Soffer explains some of the combinations that cause the most frequent problems.

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307,000 vets may have died awaiting VA care, report says

Hundreds of thousands of veterans listed in the Department of Veterans Affairs enrollment system died before their applications for care were processed, according to a report issued Wednesday.

The VA's inspector general found that out of about…

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Study: Gun control leads to fewer suicides

State laws that restrict access to guns could reduce the rate of firearm-related suicide, according to new research.

Researchers examined suicide rates in Connecticut and Missouri, two states that changed their permit-to-purchase handgun laws in…

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