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Clinical Trials Balance Out Urban, Rural Cancer Survival Rates

August 17, 2018 FRIDAY, Aug. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Differences in survival rates between rural and urban cancer patients may be due to the kind of care they receive, a review of cancer clinical trials contends.

FDA Approves Brain Stimulation Device for OCD

August 17, 2018 FRIDAY, Aug. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A brain stimulation device to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) has received approval for marketing Friday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Generic EpiPen Gains Doctors' Approval

August 17, 2018 FRIDAY, Aug. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval Thursday of the first generic versions of the EpiPen and EpiPen Jr. has pleased medical experts, who hope it will make the lifesaving medication more affordable and available.

A Little 'Horseplay' Eases Veterans' Mind, Body & Soul

August 17, 2018 FRIDAY, Aug. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. Navy veteran Lisa Conway was having trouble coping with mobility issues related to two newly diagnosed autoimmune diseases when her therapist suggested equine-assisted therapy.

Eating Before Early Workout Helps Burn Carbs

August 17, 2018 FRIDAY, Aug. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If you exercise in the morning, it may be a good idea to eat breakfast first.

Health Highlights: Aug. 17, 2018

August 17, 2018 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

Health Tip: Achieve Healthier Hair

August 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Want your hair to look healthier?

Health Tip: Tongue Scrapers Won't Prevent Bad Breath: Experts

August 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- There is no scientific evidence that tongue scraping will prevent bad breath, the American Dental Association says.

Maybe It's Time to Get in the Game

August 17, 2018 FRIDAY, Aug. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Team sports aren't just for kids. They offer adults a wealth of benefits, including a greater feeling of well-being, reduced stress and a strong sense of community.

The 'Right' Amount of Carbs May Help You Live Longer

August 17, 2018 FRIDAY, Aug. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- You've probably heard about the high-carb diet and the low-carb diet, but a new study suggests a moderate-carb diet could be the key to longevity.

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