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    1. Smoking During Pregnancy and Schizophrenia Risk

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking during pregnancy may increase the risk that a child could develop schizophrenia, new research suggests. "This is, so far, the largest study to show an association between prenatal nicotine exposure and schizophrenia,"

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    2. Experts Question Study Linking Cellphones, Cancer

      By EJ Mundell HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Experts at the U.S. National Institutes of Health are questioning the validity of a widely reported study in rats that linked cellphone radiation to tumors. The study, released Friday by the federal government's National Toxic

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    3. Officials: U.S. Superbug Resists All Antibiotics

      By Margaret Farley Steele HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. researchers have identified the nation's first patient with an infection resistant to all existing antibiotics. Scientists have warned for years the day could come when "superbugs" resisted all last-resort ant

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    4. Exploring Zika's Path Through the Placenta

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New research seems to shed light on how the Zika virus infects, but doesn't kill, placenta cells. The mosquito-borne virus can cause severe birth defects in babies whose mothers are exposed to Zika during pregnancy, but sci

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    5. It’s Mosquito Season: The 411 on Repellents

      May 27, 2016 -- Thwack. They’re baaaack. Yep, it’s mosquito season again. It’s not just about itchy bumps, either -- mosquito bites can make you sick, especially if you’re traveling. Think Zika, chikungunya, West Nile, dengue, or even malaria or yellow fever if you’re going to some parts of Africa.

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    6. Fewer Inhaled Steroids OK for Asthmatic Kids?

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Inhaled steroid therapy is commonly used to treat asthmatic children with persistent, daily wheezing episodes. However, a new study suggests that the powerful medicines may not be needed on a daily basis for kids whose whee

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    7. FDA Approves Implant to Battle Opioid Addiction

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new long-acting implant that can help treat people addicted to heroin and prescription painkillers was approved Thursday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. "Opioid abuse and addiction have taken a devastating t

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    8. 1.2 Million College Students Drink on Average Day

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- When they're not hitting the books, many U.S. college students are hitting the bars or getting high, a new government report shows. About 1.2 million full-time college students, aged 18 to 22, drink alcohol, and nearly 70

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    9. Some Experts Question Extent of U.S. Zika Threat

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Are health officials in the United States overreacting to the threat posed by the Zika virus this summer? Some leading insect and infectious-diseases experts think so, arguing that the mosquito-borne virus is unlikely t

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    10. Healthy Living May Offset Breast Cancer Gene Risk

      By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who carry common gene variants linked to breast cancer can still cut their risk of the disease by following a healthy lifestyle, a large new study suggests. In fact, lifestyle might be especially powerful for women at

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