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More evidence too much sitting could be deadly
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More evidence too much sitting could be deadly

September 12th, 2017 | by Contributor
Days spent sitting for hours may increase your risk for an early death no matter how much you exercise, researchers say. In a new study, people who sat the most had twice the risk of dying over a 4-year period as people who...
12 children got serious infection at New Orleans hospital
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12 children got serious infection at New Orleans hospital

September 12th, 2017 | by Contributor
Twelve children contracted an infection from a machine used during their open heart surgery at Children’s Hospital in New Orleans. WWL NEW ORLEANS — Twelve children are being treated in Children’s Hospital in...
Serious illnesses linked to pet store puppies
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Serious illnesses linked to pet store puppies

September 11th, 2017 | by Contributor
File photo. The CDC says puppies can spread Campylobacter infections to people. Getty Images/iStockphoto The CDC is investigating an outbreak of a bacterial infection linked to puppies sold through the national pet store chain...
Should you let your dog sleep in the bedroom?
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Should you let your dog sleep in the bedroom?

September 11th, 2017 | by Contributor
A new study looks at the pros and cons of sleeping with your dog. Getty Images/iStockphoto Whether or not a dog is allowed in the bedroom is a highly individualized decision: Some pet owners are eager to cuddle up to their pup at...
Football fans weigh concerns about players’ brains
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Football fans weigh concerns about players’ brains

September 11th, 2017 | by Contributor
Football remains America’s favorite professional sport, even though a majority of fans admit they’re concerned about brain injuries to players, according to a new survey. Among 1,000 Americans questioned, 77 percent...
Immune-focused drug targets advanced melanoma
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Immune-focused drug targets advanced melanoma

September 11th, 2017 | by Contributor
Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. istockphoto New research suggests that Opdivo — a drug that works with the immune system to fight melanoma — is more effective than the current standard of care for...