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Michelle Obama Receives Jobless Dad’s Resume From His 10-Year-Old Daughter—See the Sweet Video

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images This little girl is going to try and help her dad any way she can. Michelle Obama met with the […]

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Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Anchors Who Butcher Lupita Nyong’o's Name—Watch Now!

On one hand, Lupita Nyong’o isn’t the easiest name to pronounce. On the flip side, the woman has already won an Oscar and has consistently been […]

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Is That You, Katy Perry?! See All of the Singer’s Disguises in Her New "Birthday" Music Video!

Katy Perry is unrecognizable in her new “Birthday” music video, thanks to the help of some very skilled hair and makeup specialists. The 29-year-old pop star […]

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Recognize Tobacco in its Many Forms

25 April 2014

Get Consumer Updates by E-mail Consumer Updates RSS Feed  Print & Share (PDF 259 K) En Español On this page: Cigarettes Cigars, Little Cigars, Cigarillos Dissolvable Products Electronic Cigarettes (Also Referred to as: Vape Pen, e-Hookah, Hookah Pen) Traditional Smokeless Tobacco Products Waterpipes (Also Referred to as: Hookah, […]

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Colon Cancer and Aspirin

25 April 2014

Taking aspirin regularly appears to dramatically lower colon cancer risk but only among people who carry high levels of a specific gene, new research suggests. The conclusion published in the journal Science Translational Medicine follows an analysis of aspirin-taking habits among nearly 128,000 men and women between the ages of 30 and 75. The study […]

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Adult Stem Cell Research Shows Promise

25 April 2014

Heba Degheidy, M.D., Ph.D., a post-doctoral research fellow at FDA, stores stem cell samples for analysis in an FDA laboratory on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus in Bethesda, Md. Steven R. Bauer, Ph.D., chief of the Cellular and Tissue Therapy Branch in FDA’s Office of Cellular […]

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Religious Music a High Note for Older Christians

25 April 2014

Related MedlinePlus Pages WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Religious music may improve the mental health of older Christians, a new study finds. Researchers examined survey data gathered from more than 1,000 English-speaking black and white adults across the United States who were at least 65 years old. They were either currently practicing Christians, […]

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People with More Education May Recover Better from Brain Injury

25 April 2014

Related MedlinePlus Page WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) — New research suggests that people with more education recover significantly better from serious head injuries. Scientists from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore found that adults with moderate to severe traumatic brain injuries who had earned at least an undergraduate degree were more than seven times […]

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Seniors Who Suffer Mental Declines May Face Earlier Death

25 April 2014

Related MedlinePlus Pages WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Seniors with mild symptoms of mental decline may face a higher risk of dying earlier than those with no thinking or memory problems, new Mayo Clinic research suggests. Folks with mild impairment of memory or thought had an 80 percent higher death rate during the […]

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Glaucoma Drug Helps Women with Blinding Disorder Linked to Obesity

25 April 2014

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Drug treatment and weight loss can restore lost vision, NIH-funded study shows An inexpensive glaucoma drug, when added to a weight loss plan, can improve vision for women with a disorder called idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH), according to a […]

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Aspirin’s Ability to Prevent Colon Cancer May Depend on Your Genes

25 April 2014

Related MedlinePlus Pages WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Aspirin seems to halve the risk of colon cancer in people with high levels of a genetic enzyme found in the colon, a new study says. Many questions remain, however, regarding who should take aspirin to potentially ward off colon cancer. The research isn’t definitive, […]

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Pineda banned 10 games for pine tar, won’t appeal

25 April 2014

BOSTON (AP) — New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended for 10 games Thursday after being caught using pine tar. He said he won’t appeal the penalty that will cost him two starts. “I accept it,” Pineda said before Thursday night’s game at Fenway Park. “I know I made a mistake.” The commissioner’s office […]

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Pine tar, Vaseline, spit all part of baseball

25 April 2014

It’s fair to suspect that Michael Pineda isn’t the only pitcher trying a few tricks on the mound from time to time. The Yankees pitcher was suspended for 10 games for having a glob of pine tar on his neck to rub on his hands to grip the ball on a chilly night. Here are […]

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