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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.

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.

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.

Rising Number of Kids Intentionally Drinking Hand Sanitizers
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Rising Number of Kids Intentionally Drinking Hand Sanitizers

New government report suggests a rise in kids getting sick after ingesting this common product.

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.

Spotting Eating Disorders in Loved Ones
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Spotting Eating Disorders in Loved Ones

It can be difficult for family and friends to detect these problems, a doctor warns. Meta Keywords: family, anorexia, bulimia, weight loss, eating disorders, binge eating disorder, family members, eating disorder specialist, signs of binge eating disorder

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.

Colon Cancer on the Rise Among Gen Xers, Millennials
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Colon Cancer on the Rise Among Gen Xers, Millennials

Americans in their early 50s and younger—Gen Xers and millennials—are experiencing significant increases in colon and rectal cancer, a new study reports.

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.