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Health Tip: Am I A Binge Eater?
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Health Tip: Set Rules About TV Time
Be strict about when it's forbidden

Older Women With Asthma Face Worse Health Outcomes
Making breathing issues a priority can help improve their overall condition, researchers say

Some Birth Control Pills May Up Breast Cancer Risk
High-dose estrogen formulations linked to greater risk in women under 50, experts find

Women in Military Drink Less Than Civilians, Report Shows
They may be more aware of link between alcohol use, sexual assault, researchers suggest

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Barbershops Join Fight Against High Blood Pressure in Black Men
Novel partnership detects "silent killer" in more than one-third of those tested, study reports

'Ice Man' Mummy May Have Been at Risk of Heart Disease
5,000-year-old remains found in Alps glacier contain DNA indicating increased cardiovascular risk

FDA Approves New Treatment for People With COPD
Striverdi Respimat is an inhaled spray that works by keeping airways relaxed, agency says

Many Doctors Recommend E-Cigarettes as Anti-Smoking Aid, Survey Finds
Two-thirds of physicians thought they could help smokers quit, and a third recommended them

Obesity Might Slow You Down at Work
Heavier people, no matter what age, may have less endurance in manufacturing jobs, study suggests

Food Is a Common Choking Hazard for Kids, Doctor Says
Experts warn that children under 5 are most vulnerable

FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug
Jardiance works by boosting excretion of sugar from the kidneys, agency says

Two Americans With Ebola Will Be Evacuated to United States
State Dept. says transfer to U.S. hospital will be done under strict protocols to ensure safety

Jardiance Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
Blocks re-absorption of blood sugar by kidneys

Expert Offers School Bus Safety Tips
Almost 140 children and adults die every year in school transportation accidents

Hit TV Show or Not? Brainwaves May Tell
In study, a few viewers' brain activity corresponded to wider public's reactions to programming

Sports, Hot Weather Can Be Dangerous Combo
It's crucial to spot the early symptoms of heat-related illness, expert says

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