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Saliva Test Could Diagnose Concussion: Study

November 24, 2017

Researchers say combination of too much food and drink leads to more choking incidents at holidays. WebMD Health

Report: Industry Hid Study Showing Sugar’s Effects

More than four decades ago, a study in rats funded by the sugar industry found evidence linking the sweetener to heart disease and bladder cancer, ...

‘Partridge Family’ Star David Cassidy Dead at 67

Musician and actor struggled with substance abuse and had been hospitalized in Florida. WebMD Health

This Thanksgiving, Promise Yourself: Don’t Choke

Researchers say people are more apt to get food stuck in their throats at the holidays. WebMD Health

It’s the Latest Diet Craze, But Is It Safe?

It’s a simplified approach to eating that essentially views fruits and vegetables through the same prism as candies and soda. All that matters is the ...

Smoggy Air May Spawn Weaker Sperm

Microscopic particles in the air called particulate matter (PM2.5) may affect the quality of sperm, which in turn can make it difficult to fertilize a ...

Self-Harm Cases Surging Among U.S. Girls

Girls ages 10 to 14 had an 18.8 percent increase per year in treatment for self-inflected injuries — the sharpest rise among young people ages ...

Snared by New Blood Pressure Guidelines. Now What?

More than 30 million Americans suddenly found themselves newly classified as having high blood pressure. WebMD Health

Treat Mini-Stroke Quickly To Cut Later Stroke Risk

Prompt treatment of a mini-stroke could reduce the likelihood of having a full-blown stroke by roughly 80 percent, according to a new report. WebMD Health

Office Workers Don’t Like Being Chained to Desks

People with desk jobs want to move more, a new study suggests. WebMD Health

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