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For heart patients, bariatric surgery may lower risk of future cardiovascular problems

Bariatric surgery can be a difficult decision for treating obesity, as patients and their doctors weigh the risks and side effects of the procedure against the benefits of the weight

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Is empathy born in mom’s first hugs?

Show your baby your love, and you’ll get a kinder, gentler adult child as your reward, a new study suggests. More than 20 years ago, researchers in Israel began studying

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CDC inquiry sought on HIV outbreak in WVa’s largest county

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin on Monday submitted a congressional inquiry with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding an HIV outbreak in West Virginia’s largest county. The West Virginia

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Sex differences in brain in response to midlife stress linked to fetal stress exposures

Men and women whose mothers experienced stressful events during pregnancy regulate stress differently in the brain 45 years later, results of a long-term study demonstrate. In a unique sample of

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For chronic kidney disease, an ounce of prevention can be economical

With a prevalence of about one in 10 people worldwide, chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a global health problem. It also often goes undetected, leading to a range of negative

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Improving the interpretation of spinal cord magnetic resonance images

A group of researchers with the Joint Research Unit of Biomedical Image of the Foundation for the Promotion of Health and Biomedical Research of Valencia Region (Fisabio) and the Príncipe

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Using your favorite song as an alarm can help you wake up more alert

This morning after waking when the alarm went off, you may have experienced a feeling of grogginess and lack of alertness. This is a physiological phenomenon termed “sleep inertia.” If

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