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Bee Venom Shortage Puts Severely Allergic At RiskFor some patients, doctors often recommend what's called venom immunotherapy -- essentially allergy shots using tiny amounts of purified bee venom to desensitize an allergic person to a sting.
Senate GOP Leaders Delay Vote On Health Care BillSenate GOP leaders have abruptly delayed the vote on their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act until after July 4th recess.
Study: Arguing With Significant Other Could Have Adverse Health EffectsScott and Dana Griffith have been married for 20 years and, like every other couple, they've had their share of disagreements, occasionally losing tempers and holding grudges.
Magnetic Therapy Can Provide Alternative Treatment For DepressionDepression is a leading cause of poor health, disability and suicide – and medications only help some depression patients.
Local Bacterial Infections Linked To Cosmetic Surgeries At Dominican Republic ClinicThe New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announced Thursday that a cluster of local Mycobacterium bacterial skin infections has been linked to cosmetic surgery performed in the Dominican Republic.
Radar Vest Could Help Patients With Congestive Heart Failure Reduce Hospital VisitsFluid build-up is a symptom of heart failure that often lands patients in the hospital. The key to preventing hospitalization is to catch that build-up before it becomes serious.
Tiny Device Helps Diabetics Monitor Blood Sugar Continuously & DiscretelyFor most diabetics, knowing your blood sugar and insulin levels means pricking your finger a dozen or more times a day, but not for long.
Home Test Could Be Life-Changing For Apnea Sufferers And Their Sleep PartnersAre you tired all day? Maybe you're gaining weight, and your blood pressure is a little high -- your problem may be something called 'sleep apnea.'
Yoga Could Be The Key To Easing Chronic Back Pain, Study SaysThe study in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that patients doing yoga reported lower overall pain intensity.
NY Family Celebrates Father's Day After Daughter Gives Dad Gift Of LifeWhat do most dads get on Father’s Day? Another tie, golf balls, maybe a coffee mug? This daughter gave her father a life-saving gift – part of her own liver.
Congressman Scalise Remains In Critical Condition, Shows Signs Of ImprovementDoctors said the congressman faced “imminent risk of death” after being shot in Alexandria, but the news was better Friday night.
New Techniques Improve Hip & Knee Replacement SurgeriesIf your knees creak and your hips hurt, you might soon be one of the millions of Americans who have a total knee or hip replacement each year. But not to worry, these aren’t your grandfather’s joint replacements anymore.

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