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Photos: Oh, the things you'll see while doing yoga in Las Vegas

Call it yoga a la Vegas. Picture dolphins, Ferris wheels, helicopters, red rocks and ritzy high-rises. Read more

How Not to Nod Off Behind the Wheel

SATURDAY, May 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- At least one in five fatal motor vehicle accidents involves drowsy driving, U.S. traffic safety experts say. So it's vital that you recognize when you're sleepy behind the wheel. Read more

Overweight Boys Face Higher Colon Cancer Risk as Adults

FRIDAY, May 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Overweight boys may be more likely to develop colon cancer later in life, but losing weight might lower that risk, Danish researchers say. Read more

ERs May Need to Rethink Opioid Prescription Practices

FRIDAY, May 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People in U.S. emergency rooms may receive unnecessary opioid painkiller prescriptions for minor injuries such as a sprained ankle, a new study finds. Read more

Notebook: Arizona's Taylor McQuillin, back on track, shuts down Gamecocks

By Zack Rosenblatt Arizona Daily Star

UA sophomore strikes out six in blanking South Carolina. Read more


Could Cancer Drug Gleevec Help With Severe Asthma?

FRIDAY, May 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A leukemia drug might also effectively treat severe asthma, a small-scale clinical trial suggests. Read more

Mechanical Heart Valve Noise May Mean Sleepless Nights

FRIDAY, May 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly 1 in 4 people with a mechanical heart valve says the noise it makes disrupts their sleep, a new study finds. Read more

Heavy Kids Face Triple the Odds for Depression in Adulthood

FRIDAY, May 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- As if it isn't tough enough being an overweight kid, a new study shows it could have long-lasting repercussions for psychological health, too. Read more


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Which states get the least sleep?

States in the West and Midwest are generally the most well-rested, while Southern states had fewer people getting seven or more hour… Read more

The county in every state with the most Alzheimer's deaths

The U.S. is an aging nation. Alzheimer's disease deaths are on the rise. Read more

The 50 places where a trip to the dentist will cost you the most

Where will a dentist bill set you back the most? Read more

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Pseudomonas sinus infection tricky to eradicate

DEAR DR. ROACH: After years and years of excessive nasal congestion and postnasal drip that frequently affected my speech, I was dia… Read more

Blood Pressure Facts

The Mayo Clinic provides facts concerning high blood pressure. Read more

Health Highlights: May 12, 2017

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Read more