Children Given Certain Antibiotics Before Age 2 May Have Higher Obesity Risk

Children who are given broad-spectrum antibiotics before the age of 2 may face a slightly higher risk of becoming obese during childhood, new research suggests.

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3 Questions to Ask Before Fibroid Surgery

Earlier this year, the Food and Drug Administration warned that a device commonly used to remove fibroids called a power morcellator may inadvertently spread undiagnosed cancer. And yet, many physicians are still using the device. So what should you do if you need to have fibroids removed?

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Insanely Long Doctor Office Waits: A Serious Medical Fail

These days, there are waits to even get to your wait. This needs to stop.

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10 Horrifying Stories of Doctors Behaving Badly

If you thought the details of Joan Rivers’ death from complications during a routine endoscopy couldn’t get any more shocking, you’re wrong: Rumors surfaced today that Dr. Lawrence Cohen, the gastroenterologist who performed the procedure, allegedly snapped a selfie of himself moments before the procedure.

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Sam’s Club Offering Free Diabetes Screenings on Saturday

The discount chain is offering free health screenings from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m this Saturday for people who visit one of its nearly 600 locations with a pharmacy.

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Fact-Checking The Knick: Were Doctors Really Deranged and Drugged Out?

The new Cinemax series “The Knick” paints a shocking picture of medicine in the early 1900s at the fictional Knickerbocker Hospital. It’s so wild-west that you can’t help but wonder: Is this for real?

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Knee Surgery May Not Help All People With Meniscus Damage

Compared to conservative treatments, arthroscopic knee surgery offers no apparent benefit for middle-aged people with age-related tears of the meniscus — the cartilage that cushions the knee joint, according to a new analysis.

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More Employers Moving to High-Deductible Health Plans

Many Americans with job-based health insurance will face costlier deductibles next year as more large employers embrace or expand so-called consumer-directed health plans, a new survey finds.

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More Young Adults Getting Mental Health Care Under Obamacare

The number of young American adults getting mental health treatment has risen since the rule on dependent coverage went into effect with the passage of the Affordable Care Act, a new study finds.

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Johnson & Johnson Pulls Uterine Surgery Device Due to Cancer Risk

The largest maker of a surgical tool that has shown an increased risk of spreading undetected cancers in women has said it will withdraw its device from the market.

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