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Cell phones and risk of brain tumors -- what's the real science?

BERKELEY, Calif. — The city of Berkeley, California, passed a law that goes into effect next month requiring cell phone stores to inform customers about safety recommendations. 1,560 more words

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Dialysis Patients May Be Unprepared for Natural Disasters

TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Many kidney dialysis patients may be unprepared for natural disasters, a new study finds.

These patients with kidney disease depend on machines at treatment centers for dialysis, which filters wastes from their blood. 316 more words

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Jealousy Can Drive Some to Problem Drinking, Study Suggests

TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Intense Jealousy may trigger drinking problems, a new study suggests.

The researchers found that those whose self-esteem was dependent on their relationships were more likely to turn to alcohol if they became jealous. 225 more words

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Doctors Perform First Double Hand Transplant in a Child

By Dennis Thompson
HealthDay Reporter

TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A young Baltimore boy has two new transplanted hands to replace ones he lost to amputation five years ago, his doctors announced Tuesday. 818 more words

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For Women, No Link Between Kidney Stones, Osteoporosis

TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Kidney or bladder stones do not increase a postmenopausal woman’s risk of osteoporosis, a new study finds.

“We know in men that if you have a kidney stone, you are more likely to have osteoporosis,” said corresponding author Dr. 286 more words

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Weight at First Pregnancy Linked to Complications Next Time

TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Women with an unhealthy weight in a first pregnancy could be at greater risk for complications in their next pregnancy — even if they’re at a good weight, a new study finds. 400 more words

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Millions of Americans Reaping Benefits of Affordable Care Act: Study

By Dennis Thompson
HealthDay Reporter

TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Millions more Americans have affordable health insurance, access to a personal doctor and feel they are in better shape following the first two open-enrollment periods of the Affordable Care Act, a new analysis shows. 677 more words

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