Too Few U.S. Teens Getting HPV Vaccine: CDC

Too Few U.S. Teens Getting HPV Vaccine: CDC By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Most boys and a large portion of girls in the United States have not received even a single dose of the cancer-preventing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, even though some slow progress has been made, federal […]

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Too Few U.S. Teens Getting HPV Vaccine: CDC

Too Few U.S. Teens Getting HPV Vaccine: CDC By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Most boys and a large portion of girls in the United States have not received even a single dose of the cancer-preventing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, even though some slow progress has been made, federal […]

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Effective Ebola Vaccine May Be Here: Health Officials

WHO: Effective Ebola Vaccine May Be Here By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) — An experimental Ebola vaccine appears highly effective against the deadly infectious disease, according to an interim analysis of findings from a clinical trial being conducted in the West African nation of Guinea. So far, the vaccine […]

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Effective Ebola Vaccine May Be Here: Health Officials

WHO: Effective Ebola Vaccine May Be Here By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) — An experimental Ebola vaccine appears highly effective against the deadly infectious disease, according to an interim analysis of findings from a clinical trial being conducted in the West African nation of Guinea. So far, the vaccine […]

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Scientists Identify 5 Types of Prostate Cancer

There Might Be 5 Kinds of Prostate Cancer July 31, 2015 — Scientists in the U.K. say there are five distinct types of prostate cancer, and they’ve found a way to distinguish between them. They say the research could lead to better treatment, because doctors would be able to know which tumors are more likely […]

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Regular, Moderate Coffee Drinking Tied to Better Brain Health in Seniors

Moderate Coffee Drinking and Seniors’ Brain Health By EJ Mundell HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A study of more than 1,400 Italian seniors finds links between patterns of coffee consumption and their risk for “mild cognitive impairment” — declines in memory and thinking that are often a precursor to dementia. The […]

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Too Much Facebook, Twitter Tied to Poor Mental Health in Teens

Too Much of This Tied to Poor Teen Mental Health By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Teens who frequently use social media are more likely to say they struggle with mental health concerns that are not being addressed, new Canadian research reveals. At issue is the amount of time […]

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Noninvasive Stimulation Gets Legs Moving After Spinal Cord Injury

Device Gets Legs Moving After Spinal Cord Injury By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A noninvasive procedure might help people with paralysis move their legs without the need for surgery or implanted devices, new research suggests. The treatment approach is called transcutaneous stimulation, where a device delivers an […]

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The Risks of Belly Fat

Good to Know is a new feature that allows members of the community to answer questions from WebMD experts, doctors, staff, and other community members. We’re testing this new feature and we’d like your feedback. From: http://www.webmd.com/diet/the-risks-of-belly-fat?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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Your Psoriasis Questions Answered

Your Psoriasis Questions Answered Got questions about psoriasis? WebMD is here with answers, from the most basic issues to more complicated topics. Recently, a couple of leading skin experts took questions from our Psoriasis Community. Here are highlights from the online chat with Colby Evans, MD, and Mary Ruth Buchness, MD. Are Psoriasis and Allergies […]

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