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Heart Groups Issue Updated Blood Pressure Guidelines
Aim is more flexibility for those with heart disease, doctors say

Study Casts Doubt on Acetaminophen for Low Back Pain, Arthritis
Review of 13 trials finds little effect for drug best recognized as Tylenol

New Stroke Prevention Efforts May Be Paying Off
CDC study finds fewer patients treated in ERs for blood clots in the brain

Clues to 'Brain Fog' in Chronic Fatigue Patients Found in Spinal Fluid
Study reveals evidence that it's 'not made up,' researcher says

Face Scans Show How Fast a Person Is Aging
Study says images more reliable than blood tests in determining the toll of time, lifestyle

Steer Clear of Raw Milk, Researchers Warn
Risk of foodborne illness is much greater without pasteurization

Benefits of Iron Supplements Unclear for Pregnant Women, Young Children
Task force concludes there's too little information to recommend screening for deficiencies

Scientists Find More Evidence of Breast Milk's Goodness
It's packed with even a wider level and variety of proteins than that of monkeys, study finds

E-Cigs Tied to Drinking, Other Risky Teen Behaviors
Strong relationship to alcohol use, study finds

Eat Right to Protect Your Sight
Oily fish, broccoli and berries may benefit your eyes, expert says

Ob-Gyns: Use Ultrasound to Assess Pelvic Symptoms
It's safer, cheaper than other types of imaging, doctors say

Letting Kids Sip Alcohol May 'Send Wrong Message'
Study suggests it might make booze more appealing to children

Scientists Sniff Out Origins of Body Odor
Discovery could lead to more targeted ways to keep offensive smell at bay

New Research Tightens Childhood Paralysis-Enterovirus D68 Link
Lab tests confirm half of cases in recent outbreak tied to specific virus strain

FDA Expands Approval for 'Valve in Valve' Aortic Replacement
Now includes people at risk for open-heart surgery complications

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