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What It’s Like to Do Your Taxes in Your 20′s

Today is the most miserable day of the year for anyone in their, at least, early to mid 20′s. Maybe some people in their […]

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Miley Cyrus, Michelle Obama and More Featured in Best Moments: On Air with Ryan Seacrest–Watch the Sneak Peek!

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The Maya Rudolph Show Is Happening—Get the Scoop!

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Dramatic Rise in Diabetes

16 April 2014

Diabetes is now a fact of life for roughly 21 million American adults and obesity is to blame for the dramatic rise in cases. That is the finding of a new analysis published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. The estimate is based on the tracking of more than 43,000 men and women between 1988 […]

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Gene Variant May Double Alzheimer’s Risk for Women

16 April 2014

Related MedlinePlus Pages MONDAY, April 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Having a copy of a certain gene variant increases women’s risk for Alzheimer’s disease much more than it does for men, a new study indicates. Stanford University researchers analyzed data from more than 8,000 people, most older than 60, who were tracked over a long […]

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Less Salt Use Tied to Drop in U.K. Heart Deaths

16 April 2014

Related MedlinePlus Pages MONDAY, April 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A drop in salt consumption likely played a big role in a recent large reduction in deaths related to heart disease and stroke in England, a new study suggests. The amount of salt in people’s diets declined 15 percent from 2003 to 2011. And deaths […]

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Clues to Type 2 Diabetes Discovered on Mount Everest

16 April 2014

Related MedlinePlus Pages MONDAY, April 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Research conducted on climbers atop Mount Everest offers new insight into the biological triggers for type 2 diabetes. Specifically, the British investigators learned more about how low oxygen levels in the body (hypoxia) may be linked with insulin resistance, a risk factor for diabetes. Insulin […]

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Nearly 10 Percent of U.S. Adults Now Have Diabetes

16 April 2014

Related MedlinePlus Pages MONDAY, April 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The percentage of Americans with diabetes has doubled since 1988, with nearly one in 10 adults now diagnosed with the blood-sugar disease, researchers report. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the rate of diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetes was 5.5 percent of the U.S. population. […]

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Cheaper ‘Gene Panel’ Screening May Reveal Cancer Risks

16 April 2014

Related MedlinePlus Pages MONDAY, April 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A new study found that 10 percent of women with a personal or family history of breast or other cancers had at least one gene mutation that would lead their doctors to recommend changes in their routine care, including increased cancer screening. These women did […]

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Taking Blood Thinners with Certain Painkillers May Raise Bleeding Risk

16 April 2014

Related MedlinePlus Pages MONDAY, April 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) — People taking blood thinners to prevent clots in their legs or lungs may put themselves at risk for serious internal bleeding if they also take common painkillers such as aspirin or ibuprofen, researchers warn. These over-the-counter painkillers — called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) — include […]

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Young People with Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk

16 April 2014

Related MedlinePlus Pages MONDAY, April 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Young people with epilepsy are more likely than kids without the neurological disorder to suffer broken bones or burns, a new large study from England finds. Surprisingly, the study also found that those under the age of 24 who have epilepsy face twice the risk […]

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Tributes Mark Boston Bombing Anniversary

Solemn tributes mark Boston Marathon bombing

16 April 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city’s resilience in the face of a terror attack. “This day will always be hard, but this place will […]

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Obama has silent moment for Boston bombing

16 April 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is paying tribute to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing on its first anniversary with a moment of silence in the Oval Office. The White House says Obama and his aides held the remembrance privately Tuesday afternoon. In a written statement, Obama praised the courage and leadership of […]

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