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Babies Who Eat Rice-Based Cereals May Have Higher Arsenic Levels Feature
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Babies Who Eat Rice-Based Cereals May Have Higher Arsenic Levels

The highest arsenic concentrations were found in infants who frequently ate baby rice cereal, with levels more than three times that of babies who didn't eat rice, the study reports.

What Happens if You Get Pregnant While Taking Birth Control?
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What Happens if You Get Pregnant While Taking Birth Control?

Becoming pregnant while taking birth control pills doesn't seem to increase the risk of birth defects, a new study suggests.

Belly Bloat? It Could Be Something More Serious
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Belly Bloat? It Could Be Something More Serious

These signs and symptoms of bloating are case for visiting the doctor.

A Sign of Ovulation You Probably Don’t Know About
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A Sign of Ovulation You Probably Don’t Know About

Women's faces are redder than usual during ovulation, but this subtle change isn't detectable to the human eye, new research shows.

Cutting Back on School Recess Could Have Negative Effects
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Cutting Back on School Recess Could Have Negative Effects

Even though it has been found to have many social benefits, schools are still cutting back on recess time.

'One-Stop' Blood Test for Cancer Shows Early Promise
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'One-Stop' Blood Test for Cancer Shows Early Promise

In an early step toward "one-stop" screening for cancer, researchers report they've developed a blood test that can detect eight types of the disease.

Who's Likely to Fall for Fake News?
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Who's Likely to Fall for Fake News?

Folks who rely on their "gut feelings" to form opinions are more likely to believe fake news than others, researchers report.

Medical Reality Catches Up to Science Fiction
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Medical Reality Catches Up to Science Fiction

Average folks may one day be able to use a Star Trek-inspired home medical device to diagnose a dozen different ailments and track five major vital signs, all without needing to draw blood or visit a doctor's office.

New Health Care Bill Clears House Committees
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New Health Care Bill Clears House Committees

Two key House panels on Thursday cleared the Republicans' plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, amid growing backlash from consumer and medical groups that oppose the GOP plan.

Feeling Sexually Harassed? You're Not Alone
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Feeling Sexually Harassed? You're Not Alone

Before the #MeToo movement and the fall of numerous powerful men accused of sexual harassment, researchers surveyed thousands of women and found the problem to be widespread.

Harvey's Wrath Still Poses Risks to Children
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Harvey's Wrath Still Poses Risks to Children

Safety measures must be a priority for children returning to Houston and other communities affected by flooding from Hurricane Harvey, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Senate Says No to 'Skinny' Obamacare Repeal Bill
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Senate Says No to 'Skinny' Obamacare Repeal Bill

In a dramatic overnight showdown, the U.S. Senate early Friday morning rejected by one vote a highly contentious "skinny" repeal bill that would have gutted key elements of the Affordable Care Act.

Have Americans Given Up on Losing Weight?
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Have Americans Given Up on Losing Weight?

More Americans are overweight or obese, but many have given up on trying to lose those excess pounds, a new study shows.

Even Light Drinking May Raise Your Cancer Risk
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Even Light Drinking May Raise Your Cancer Risk

Maybe you should skip that glass of wine tonight, because even light drinking increases your risk of cancer, warns a new statement from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

Harvey's Floodwaters Harbor Many Health Hazards
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Harvey's Floodwaters Harbor Many Health Hazards

Texans trapped in the unprecedented flooding wrought by Hurricane Harvey now face untold health hazards, officials say.

Is This Why You Overeat?
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Is This Why You Overeat?

People whose brains are wired to produce a more muted response to food may ultimately compensate by eating more.

Do 'Early Birds' Get the Healthier Worm?
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Do 'Early Birds' Get the Healthier Worm?

Early birds may have a leg up over night owls when it comes to health and weight, new research suggests.

New Eye Problems Discovered in Babies Struck by Zika
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New Eye Problems Discovered in Babies Struck by Zika

Three new eye problems—retinal lesions, bleeding in the retina and abnormal blood vessel development in the retina—in babies born with a Zika-related birth defect have been identified by researchers.