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May 19, 2019

Breastfeeding Brings a Heart Bonus for Mom

Breastfeeding's benefits seem to stretch well beyond motherhood: New research suggests it may reduce a woman's risk of heart disease when she's older. And the longer a woman breastfeeds, the lower th ..

May 18, 2019

Swallowed Batteries Should Be Removed to Avoid Stomach Damage: Study

Doctors might want to be more aggressive about treating children who swallow a button battery and appear to be out of danger, a preliminary study suggests. The small, round batteries -- found in ever ..

May 17, 2019

Love the Smell of a Cup o' Joe? Here's What That Reveals About You

Java junkies can sniff out even tiny amounts of coffee, and the more they drink, the better they can smell it, British researchers say. It's a discovery with powerful implications for treating people ..

May 17, 2019

Could Hypnotherapy Be Alternative to Opioids for Pain?

Hypnosis might sound like a magic trick to some, but the therapy can be an effective pain reliever, a new review shows. The review covered 85 studies that have tested hypnosis for easing "experiment ..

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Substance Abuse Assessment

Sometimes, people who abuse drugs aren't aware they have a problem. This assessment is for people wh...

Hemoglobin A1c Quiz

If you have diabetes, you should know about the importance of hemoglobin A1c. Test your knowledge of...