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    1. Today's Hair Style Could Cause Hair Loss Tomorrow

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Black women who like to wear their hair pulled back tightly may be increasing their risk of hair loss, new research suggests. A team of researchers from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore reviewed 19 studies an

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    2. First Commercial Zika Test Approved by FDA

      April 29, 2016 -- The first commercial test to diagnose Zika virus was approved Thursday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The test from Quest Diagnostics uses the same method that government labs use to check for Zika virus in a person's blood, NBC News reported. Currently, it can be diffic

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    3. Teen Birth Rate at Record Low in U.S.

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The teen birth rate in the United States has reached an all-time low, driven by dramatic declines among black and Hispanic teens, according to a new government report. Overall, the birth rate for teens aged 15 to 19 d

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    4. Many Manly Men Avoid Needed Health Care

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Macho men are less likely than women to visit a doctor, and more likely to request male physicians when they do make an appointment, researchers say. But these "tough guys" tend to downplay their symptoms in front of male

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    5. Could a Cellular Tweak 'Switch Off' Gray Hair?

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers who pinpointed two cellular signals that control skin and hair color say their findings might lead to new drugs to treat skin and hair conditions, possibly even gray hair. One skin condition where the findin

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    6. Critics Call on FDA to Ban Concentrated Caffeine

      April 27, 2016 -- Concentrated caffeine products are a major public health hazard and should be banned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, critics say. After two young men, Logan Stiner and Wade Sweatt, died from caffeine overdoses in 2014, the FDA started warning consumers about the products,

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    7. Does Rosacea Boost Risk for Alzheimer's?

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Rosacea, the facial redness affecting millions of Americans, may be linked to a higher risk for dementia and Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests. However, the study authors were quick to stress that people with rosa

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    8. Counterfeit Opioid Poisonings Spread To Bay Area

               By Barbara Feder Ostrov        An outbreak of poisonings linked to a counterfeit prescription painkiller — previously seen in the Sacramento region — has reached the Bay Area, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.        The CDC reported Tuesday that seven patients were treated

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    9. Building Muscle Could Boost the Most Important One

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Having more muscle and less fat reduces the risk of early death in people with heart disease, a new study suggests. Doctors should encourage patients to do resistance exercises as part of a healthy lifestyle, rather tha

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    10. Yellow Fever Outbreak: Is the U.S. at Risk?

      April 28, 2016 -- An ongoing yellow fever outbreak in Africa has global health and infectious diseases experts concerned. The virus is mosquito-borne and can be deadly. WebMD spoke with specialists about the illness and the likelihood of it arriving on our shores -- again. What is yellow fever? It's

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