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  1. Obesity Ills May Shave Up to 8 Years Off Your Life

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The heart disease and diabetes that often accompany obesity may rob people of almost a decade of life and close to two decades of a healthy life, Canadian researchers report. "Not only is excess body weight associated w

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  2. Brain Scans Yield Clues to Future Stroke Risk

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Brain scans taken shortly after a mild stroke can help identify patients at risk of suffering another stroke within three months, a new study suggests. The study included more than 2,000 people who had CT scans of the bra

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  3. Preventing Eye Problems After Weight-Loss Surgery

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Weight-loss surgery patients who don't take prescribed vitamin and mineral supplements could put themselves at risk for vision problems, a new study says. Digestive system changes caused by the surgery can reduce nutrient

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  4. Who Is Getting ACA Insurance – And Who Isn’t

    By Julie Rovner A story on NPR earlier this week described the “family glitch” in the Affordable Care Act. That’s  when  people can’t afford their insurance at work but make too much to qualify for subsidies  in the new insurance exchanges. Many of these mostly middle-income Americans will remain un

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  5. FDA Approves Injectable Device for Back, Leg Pain

    Dec. 4, 2014 -- The FDA has approved an injectable microchip nerve-stimulation device for the relief of ongoing back and leg pain. The Stimwave Freedom Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) system is expected to be available in the United States next January, the company, Stimwave Technologies Inc., said in

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  6. Smoking Might Cost Men Their 'Y' Chromosome: Study

    By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Men who smoke may see more of their Y chromosomes disappear as they age, a new study suggests. Scientists have long known that as men grow older, the Y chromosome can start to disappear from some of their body cells. And tha

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  7. Sleeping Well May Depend on Your Genes, Study Says

    By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- How much sleep you get each night may depend to some extent on your genes, a new study suggests. "Sleep patterns are influenced by genetic differences," said study co-author Dr. Daniel Gottlieb, a sleep researcher and as

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  8. Sleep Apnea May Lower Your Aerobic Fitness

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with sleep apnea may have lower levels of aerobic fitness, a new study suggests. Sleep apnea causes the upper airway to become blocked by soft tissue in the back of the throat during sleep. This causes pauses in b

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  9. Time Spent in the OR May Be Linked to Blood Clots

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Longer surgery times may increase a patient's risk of dangerous blood clots, a new study suggests. Blood clots are associated with more than 500,000 hospitalizations and 100,000 deaths a year, according to background inf

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  10. Running Linked to Lower Alzheimer's Death Risk

    By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Running more than 15 miles a week may reduce the risk of dying from Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests. Walking can help, too, if the amount of energy expended is equivalent to running more than 15 miles weekly

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