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Woman in vegetative state for decade reportedly gives birth

A woman said to have been in a vegetative state for at least a decade at a private health care facility in Phoenix reportedly gave birth recently, triggering a police investigation and reviews by state agencies in a situation ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Green leafy vegetables may prevent liver steatosis

A larger portion of green leafy vegetables in the diet may reduce the risk of developing liver steatosis, or fatty liver. In a study published in PNAS researchers from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden show how a larger intake ...

Health

The right way to fuel up before workouts

(HealthDay)—Mom was right when she said no swimming for an hour after lunch. Even though it takes energy to work out, it's important that exercise doesn't interfere with digestion.

Cardiology

Neighborhoods with more green space may mean less heart disease

People who live in leafy, green neighborhoods may have a lower risk of developing heart disease and strokes, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of ...

Medications

Six surprising drug interactions you should know about

As the UK population grows older, more and more people are using a combination of drugs to treat multiple conditions. This can lead to interactions and side effects that we all need to be aware of.

Health

Fueling up with functional foods

(HealthDay)—Though the term "functional foods" currently has no legal definition, it's more than just a clever marketing catchphrase.

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