February 21, 2018 by Contributor in Eyesight
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If the Eyes Don’t Coordinate, Reading — and Grades — May Suffer

Latest Eyesight News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For students, an undetected vision problem could be contributing to low grades, a new study suggests. That could be the case even if standard eye tests reveal no problems, the researchers said. “It’s not just about visual acuity, but about

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February 20, 2018 by Contributor in Cancer
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Facial Cancer Decimating Tasmanian Devil Population

Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A contagious cancer has put Tasmanian devils at risk for extinction in the wild, researchers say. The contagious cancer, known as facial tumor disease, is found only in Tasmanian devils — notoriously cantankerous animals now found in the wild only

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February 20, 2018 by Contributor in Cold and Flu
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Sore Throat

Sore throat definition and facts Most sore throats are caused by viruses or mechanical causes (such as mouth breathing) and can be treated successfully at home. Sore throat symptoms include pain, burning or scratching sensations at the back of the throat, pain when swallowing, and tenderness in the neck. Sore

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February 20, 2018 by Contributor in Allergies
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Treatment for Severe Peanut Allergy Shows Promise in Company Study

An experimental treatment to reduce the risk of serious allergic reactions to peanuts yielded promising results in a study conducted by the company that developed the therapy. Latest Allergies News The study included nearly 500 youngsters, ages 4-17, with severe peanut allergies. They took either capsules of peanut flour or

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February 20, 2018 by Contributor in Mental Health
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Mouse Study Another Step Toward ‘Heroin Vaccine’

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Researchers say they are one step closer to testing a heroin vaccine in humans — in what they hope will become an additional weapon in fighting America’s opioid epidemic. Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute,

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February 20, 2018 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness
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For Older Men, Even Light Exercise Helps

Latest Exercise & Fitness News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Just a few minutes of exercise a day — even light workouts — can reduce an older man’s risk of early death, a new British study claims. Each additional 30 minutes a day of light activity — such

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