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CVS: No More Photo Touchups in Beauty Product Ads If suppliers use altered photos in their marketing materials, they will be labeled.
WebMD | 4 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Can Crystals Heal? Separating Facets from Facts Do alternative therapies really work?
WebMD | 8 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Breast-Feed Now, Stave Off Diabetes Later In babies, breast-feeding has been linked to a reduced risk for infections, type 1 and type 2 diabetes, some cancers and childhood overweight and obesity.
WebMD | 9 hours ago | comment? | recommend
To-Do List Before Bedtime Prompts Better Sleep The lab study included 57 university students who took five minutes before going to bed to either write down what they needed to do over the next few days, or to list the tasks they had completed during the previous few days.
WebMD | 9 hours ago | comment? | recommend
Hold That Sneeze? Maybe Not Spontaneous rupture of the back of the throat is rare and usually caused by trauma, explained the authors of the report, published Jan. 15.
WebMD | 13 hours ago | comment? | recommend
CDC: Flu Hammering Country, With More to Come The number of people stricken by the flu continues to increase across the U.S., closing schools and filling hospitals, according to the CDC.
WebMD | Jan 12, 2018 9:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fungus, Bacteria Could Lurk In Your Dishwasher Microbes -- from bacteria to viruses to fungi -- are everywhere, including within and on the human body. So it's no surprise, the researchers said, that a kitchen appliance would be hosting them.
WebMD | Jan 12, 2018 8:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
BRCA Breast Cancer Gene Doesn't Affect Survival BRCA mutations are inherited and increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancers. Between 45 percent and 90 percent of women with a BRCA mutation develop breast cancer, compared with about 12.5 percent of women in the general population.
WebMD | Jan 12, 2018 6:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pregnant Women Getting UTI Meds Linked to Defects The antibiotics -- trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim) and nitrofurantoin (Macrobid) -- have been linked to a small risk for birth defects in pregnant women when given in the first trimester.
WebMD | Jan 12, 2018 6:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Old Age Not Only Cause Of Surgery Complications A review of 44 studies that included more than 12,000 people aged 60 and older found that frailty, mental impairment, depressive symptoms and smoking increased the risk for complications after surgery.
WebMD | Jan 12, 2018 2:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend