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Risky Behavior Triggers Vicious Cycle for Vets With PTSD

June 23, 2017. 4:00 PM EST. Report finds reckless acts a symptom of disorder, and they increase the odds of another traumatic experience Read article

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When is Tourette Syndrome Actually Autism?

June 22, 2017 Repetitive behaviors, restricted interests occur in both disorders, make correct diagnosis tricky, researchers report

Secondhand Smoke Still Plagues Some Cancer Survivors

June 22, 2017 Study found they face health risks from continued exposure

Many Doctors Silent on Cost of Cancer Care

June 21, 2017 Topic is often ignored, even though 'financial toxicity' is a growing concern, researcher says

Head Position May Not Affect Outcome After Stroke

June 21, 2017 International study suggests patients will do as well sitting up as following doctor's orders to lie on their backs

Rogue Genes May Cause Some ALS Cases

June 21, 2017 Most people with Lou Gehrig's disease have no known family history of it

Depressed Back Pain Patients Often Get Opioids

June 21, 2017 Study finds they are also more apt to get higher doses of the highly addictive painkillers

Posture Pointers for Computer Jockeys

June 21, 2017 How to overcome that deskside slump

Do Older Dads Produce Brainy Boys?

June 21, 2017 Study finds their sons score high in intelligence and focus

FDA Warns Diabetics Against Use of Secondhand Test Strips

June 20, 2017 Previously purchased products may not have been stored properly, could lead to inaccurate results

Severe Headaches Plague Vets With Traumatic Brain Injuries

June 20, 2017 Study finds they can last up to 11 years after initial injury

Could Certain Hair Dyes, Relaxers Raise Breast Cancer Risk?

June 20, 2017 Study findings differ by race, but one expert says they're inconclusive

Group Urges Tougher Limits on Chemical in Soaps, Cosmetics

June 20, 2017 Triclosan isn't proven safe or effective, coalition of scientists from 29 countries says

Many Chronic Illnesses Linked to Suicide Risk

June 20, 2017 Odds 9 times higher for people with traumatic brain injury, study suggests

Yoga Soothes Back Pain in Study

June 19, 2017 Age-old practice did as good a job as physical therapy, but neither was a cure for all patients

Major Heart Group Says Doctor-Patient Talks Are Key

June 19, 2017 Info needs to be tailored to patient's needs, level of understanding