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New MS Drug Yields Mixed Results in Study

October 7, 2015 Relapse rates with daclizumab were lower than with a standard therapy, but side effects were greater

More Than 730 Illnesses Reported in Latest Salmonella Outbreak

October 7, 2015 Four deaths have also been linked to tainted cucumbers, CDC officials report

Medical Marijuana Seems Safe for Chronic Pain Patients, Study Finds

October 7, 2015 And the drug modestly reduced people's pain scores

Sensitive Blood Test May Help Rule Out Heart Attack

October 7, 2015 Researchers say goal is to reduce hospital admissions, medical costs

Bedtime Texting May Be Hazardous to Teens' Health

October 7, 2015 Researcher suggests placing limits on technology use

Cigarettes May Sabotage Alcoholics' Recovery

October 7, 2015 Smokers were twice as likely as nonsmokers to resume drinking, study finds

Early Detection Still Key to Breast Cancer Survival: Study

October 7, 2015 Despite advances in treatment, finding smaller tumors linked to better results

Excess Weight Helps Women With Heart Failure, Hurts Men: Study

October 7, 2015 This isn't an excuse for females to gain extra pounds, researcher says

Health Highlights: Oct. 6, 2015

October 7, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

Health Tip: Make Good Gluten-Free Choices

October 7, 2015 Gluten-free doesn't necessarily mean healthy

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