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The 17 medical procedures that will cost you the most

Bad news for people who have bad kidneys. Read more

Could Prescribed NSAID Painkillers Raise Heart Failure Risk?

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Use of prescription-strength ibuprofen, naproxen and other commonly used pain relievers may be tied to a higher risk of heart failure, researchers report. Read more

Zika May Be Passed on Through Tears, Sweat: Report

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The Zika virus might be able to pass from person to person through bodily fluids like tears or sweat, doctors reported Wednesday. Read more

Weston remembers slain principal John Klang

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Sept. 29 marked the 10th anniversary of the death of the beloved principal and local who sacrificed himself when a shooter invaded the small-town school. The day was dedicated to allowing students, teachers and Cazenovia-area residents the chance to visit the memorial and talk about Klang. Read more


Congress Agrees to More Zika Funding: Reports

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Long-delayed funding to combat the Zika virus is included in an emergency spending bill designed to keep the U.S. government running through mid-December, according to published reports on Wednesday. Read more

'The Pill' May Raise Depression Risk

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who use hormonal methods for birth control, such as "the pill," may have a slightly higher risk of developing depression -- and teenagers may be most vulnerable, a large study suggests. Read more

Study Links Pot Use to Relapse in Psychosis Patients

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A British study says it provides new evidence that marijuana use may boost the risk that people who struggle with psychosis will relapse. Read more


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The 17 medical procedures that will cost you the most

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10 common diseases that won't kill you, nor make you stronger

Chances are high that you'll end up with one of these non-deadly diseases—if you live long enough, that is. Read more

Which Panera Bread foods have the most calories?

Panera is casual dining, but at least it's not as unhealthy as Burger King and McDonald's—or so people think. Read more

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Women’s wellness: early diagnosis for ovarian cancer

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 20,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with ovarian cancer ea… Read more

Health Highlights: Sept. 27, 2016

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Read more

Thailand investigates four cases of suspected Zika-linked microcephaly

(Reuters) - Thailand is investigating four suspected cases of Zika-related microcephaly in three babies and a 36-week old unborn baby, the public health minister said on Tuesday, in what could be the first cases of Zika-linked microcephaly in Southeast Asia. Read more