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WEDNESDAY, June 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Regularly using kerosene or diesel for cooking, heating or lighting may increase the risk of heart attack and early death, a new study warns.

  • By Alan Mozes
    HealthDay Reporter

MONDAY, June 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- More than half the patients prescribed opioid painkillers in a recent U.S. study received more than they needed. And many shared the drugs or failed to store them securely, a new survey indicates.

  • By Randy Dotinga
    HealthDay Reporter

MONDAY, June 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Teens in the United States who use electronic cigarettes are six times more likely to move on to traditional cigarettes compared to kids who never use the devices, a new study reports.

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District could lose about 200 students a year for the next 10 years.

FRIDAY, June 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new study links unemployment during the recent Great Recession with weight gain in children.

FRIDAY, June 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with type 2 diabetes may get some help with blood sugar control from a few commercial weight-loss programs, but conclusive evidence on most plans is lacking, a new review finds.

TUESDAY, March 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Walking in the United States appears to be more hazardous than ever.

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Researchers will study APOE-e4 genetic variant.

  • McClatchy Newspapers

Merck’s late-stage melanoma drug, lambrolizumab, continues to show great promise in shrinking the deadly tumors, particularly when taken at th…

  • Perla Trevizo Arizona Daily Star

Most Mexicans deported from the United States will keep trying to re-enter the country regardless of the penalties they face, a new University…

  • By Melissa Healy Los Angeles Times

LOS ANGELES — In a finding that points to a link between environmental toxins and autism, a new study shows that children who were exposed to …

  • Stephanie Innes Arizona Daily Star

UA researcher receives grant for stroke study