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Should I go to the ER or wait for my doctor?

A sudden illness or injury sometimes requires immediate care, and if it's a weekend, evening or your regular doctor isn't available, you might decide to go to the emergency department for treatment. In fact, a study conducted ...

Nov 29, 2016
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More young Americans support gay adoption: survey

(HealthDay)—Young Americans increasingly favor adoption rights for gays and lesbians, with three-quarters of females and two-thirds of males now voicing support, according to a new government report.

Mar 17, 2016
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Are childhood asthma rates declining?

Childhood asthma has made headlines in recent years because of an upward trend in the number of cases. That may have changed: A government study published in the journal Pediatrics shows asthma rates may be leveling off or ...

Jan 12, 2016
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CDC: Heart failure mortality up 2012 through 2014

(HealthDay)—The age-adjusted mortality rates from heart failure decreased from 2000 to 2012 but increased from 2012 through 2014, according to a December data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and ...

Jan 04, 2016
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