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Heart attack risk high with only one cigarette a day

by Marlowe Hood PARIS, France | AFP | 1/24/2018 – Just one cigarette a day carries nearly half the risk for

‘Soccer is medicine’ says new study

Good news for those who enjoy a weekend kickabout with friends — a new European study has found that enjoying recreational soccer (referred

Measles? Bring it on, says US ‘vaccine choice’ movement

by Kerry Sheridan MIAMI | AFP | Friday 1/26/2018 – Joe Accurso, a 47-year-old chiropractor, refused to vaccinate his daughter against

Six Reasons Your Back Hurts

SUGAR LAND – (January 29, 2018) – Your back is a feat of biological engineering: More than 33 vertebrae form the column that

Medical breakthroughs, a victim of their success

Dozens of antibiotics discovered since the discovery of penicillin have added 20 years to the life expectancy of humanity, according to the WHO

Hot air: Study finds bikram no healthier than other yoga

PARIS, France | AFP | Friday 1/19/2018 – Practiced in rooms heated to 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit), bikram yoga is no

Eating leafy greens may stave off memory loss: study

MIAMI | AFP | 12/20/2017 – Eating one serving of leafy greens per day may stave off memory loss in old age and

5 things pediatricians want parents to know about the flu epidemic

The deadly flu epidemic sweeping the nation has closed schools in states from Alabama to Texas and killed at least 30 children since

‘Inflammatory’ diet linked to higher risk of colon cancer

People who consume lots of foods linked to chronic inflammation, such as red meat and refined grains, may be more likely

‘Mutant flu’ could lead to more effective vaccine: study

MIAMI | AFP | 1/18/2018 – Experiments in lab animals have shown signs of success for a newly engineered flu virus that may