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    1. Rise In Hospital Oncologists Boosts Chemo Costs

      By Michelle Andrews If you have cancer, chances are your outpatient chemotherapy treatment costs are higher if your oncologist works for a health care system than if she has her own practice, a recent study found. The study by researchers at the University of Chicago analyzed private health insuranc

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    2. How to Talk to Your Teen

      April 14, 2016 -- It seems like only yesterday that you had a bubbly third grader, bouncing into the house with lots of news about her day. But then the teen years hit (or maybe even the tweens!), and now she comes in the house, heads straight to her room, and shuts the door, not to be seen or heard

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    3. Common Heartburn Drugs Linked to Kidney Disease

      By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People who use certain drugs for chronic heartburn may be at increased risk of developing kidney disease, a new study suggests. The research is the latest to highlight potential risks from drugs called proton pump inhibito

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    4. Diabetes Steals Years, Adds Disabilities

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Adults with diabetes die earlier and suffer longer with disabilities than men and women without the blood-sugar disease, researchers are reporting. Type 1 and type 2 diabetes will shorten the lives of 50-year-old men

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    5. Teen Girls More Stressed Than Boys: Survey

      April 14, 2016 -- Parents say their teenage daughters have higher levels of stress than their teen sons, citing causes such as college prep tests and poor body image, a WebMD survey shows. While we all feel some tension at times, more than half of parents (54%) rate their teens' stress at moderate t

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    6. CDC: Teen Tobacco Use Stable; E-Cigs May Be Why

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Use of tobacco products by U.S. teens hasn't fallen since 2011, and federal officials say electronic cigarettes may be to blame. One in four high school students now uses what officials define as a tobacco product. And

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    7. Psoriasis May Raise Risk for Aneurysms in Abdomen

      By Maureen Salamon HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Psoriasis patients may face a higher risk of an abdominal aortic aneurysm, though the overall odds of experiencing this potentially deadly blood vessel rupture are small, new research shows. The Danish scientists also

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    8. This Drug Shows Promise for People With Epilepsy

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A once-daily epilepsy drug may control seizures just as well as a twice-daily drug, researchers report. Their preliminary study compared the once-a-day drug eslicarbazepine acetate (Aptiom) to the twice-daily drug carba

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    9. About Half of Women Benefit From Mammograms at 40?

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that all women turning 40 should get a breast cancer risk assessment, since half of them may have risks that are high enough to warrant annual mammograms right away. The finding is important beca

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    10. Hep C Liver Transplant May Work for Those Infected

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Here's some potentially good news for people with hepatitis C who are waiting for liver transplants: Hepatitis C-infected livers seem to do as well as healthy livers in these patients, a new study indicates. The finding

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