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  1. Too Many Women Who Need Bone Screening Aren't Getting ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Health.com

    Too few women at high risk for osteoporosis are being tested for the bone-depleting condition, while too many women at low-risk are being screened, a new study suggests. A team led by Dr. Anna Lee Amarnath of the University of California, Davis, examined the medical records of nearly 51,000 women, aged 40 to 85, living in the Sacramento area.

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  2. Do You Need a Doctor for Bug Bites and Bee Stings?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Health.com

    Summer is fast approaching, along with its usual bonanza of bugs. Fortunately, most of those inevitable bites and stings aren't serious.

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  3. 'Wiser' Surgeries for Those With Terminal CancersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Health.com

    While surgery rates for patients with late-stage, terminal cancers have stayed about the same in recent years, complications and deaths for these patients have fallen because surgeons are more selective about who has surgery, a new study finds. "Surgeons are becoming wiser," study author Dr. Sarah Bateni, a surgery resident at the University of California, Davis, said in a university news release.

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  4. 5 Things to Know About GMOsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Health.com

    When fast-food chain Chipotle announced yesterday that it had ditched ingredients containing genetically modified organisms , you may have looked at your beloved burrito bowl a little differently. But should you? While many food activists are excited about the news, some scientists are giving the change the side-eye.

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  5. Age-Linked Memory Loss May Be Worse for Men, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Health.com

    Can't remember that work colleague's name? Misplaced your keys again? Don't fret: a new study finds that nearly everyone will suffer more memory lapses as they age, with men being more vulnerable to failing memory than women. The study also reported that people's memory skills and brain volume typically decline with age - and, surprisingly, it seems to have little to do with the buildup of brain "plaques" that mark Alzheimer's disease, the study suggests.

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  6. Study Suggests Link Between Adult Diabetes, Exposure to Smoke in WombRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | Health.com

    Women who were exposed to tobacco smoke in the womb may be at increased risk for diabetes, a new study suggests. Researchers looked at about 1,800 women with diabetes, aged 44 to 54, in California.

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  7. Smoking During Pregnancy May Raise Diabetes Risk for Daughters: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Health.com

    Women whose mothers smoked while pregnant may be two to three times more likely to develop diabetes as adults, new research suggests. The finding is based on the tracking of 1,800 women whose mothers had been participants in an earlier study.

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  8. Psoriasis Costs Americans Up to $135 Billion Annually, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Health.com

    Psoriasis is more than just a troublesome skin condition for millions of Americans - it also causes up to $135 billion a year in direct and indirect costs, a new study shows. According to data included in the study, about 3.2 percent of the U.S. population has the chronic inflammatory skin condition.

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  9. Bullies and Their Victims May Be at Higher Risk of SuicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Health.com

    A new analysis of research from around the world suggests that kids involved in bullying are at higher risk of suicidal thoughts and actions. "Our study highlights the significant impact bullying involvement can have on mental health for some youth," said study lead author Melissa Holt, an assistant professor of counseling psychology at Boston University.

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  10. Many Teens Suffer 'Cyber' Dating Abuse, Study SuggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Health.com

    The findings were based on surveys of teens who visited northern California school health clinics, and don't hint at how common this kind of abuse among teens is overall. But the study does suggest that females, non-whites and bisexuals are most vulnerable.

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  11. 6 Ways You're Using Olive Oil WrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Health.com

    Everyone knows olive oil is great for your health and a staple of the Mediterranean diet . But even though it's now found in most kitchens, it's still steeped in mystery and confusion.

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