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Coffee can help undo liver damage caused by alcohol

Liv Friis-Larsen/Getty Images Compared to no coffee consumption, researchers estimated one cup a day was tied to a 22% lower risk of liver disease. Drinking more coffee might help reduce the kind of liver damage that’s associated with overindulging in ...

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Woman's sonogram shows dying twin embracing sister in womb

Twins are known to have a special bond, but this one tops them all. A Kansas couple’s unborn child, with a hole in his heart and an abnormal brain, can be seen embracing his sister in the womb in a ...

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SI swimsuit cover model Ashley Graham shares success secrets

theashleygraham via Instagram Ashley Graham, one of the three new cover models for Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit edition, works hard to stay in shape. Curvaceous bikini babe Ashley Graham, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue’s first plus-size cover girl, told the Daily News ...

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SEE IT: U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter vapes in hearing

A GOP Congressman vaped his opposition to a ban on using e-cigarettes on airplanes Thursday but his argument went up in smoke. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) took a long pull from his device and blew out a small cloud during ...

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If women breastfed longer, 820,000 babies could be saved

Dmytro Vietrov/Getty/iStock Babies should breast-feed exclusively until 6-months-old and continue to nurse until 2-years-old, according to a massive study. If all women breast-fed their babies longer, 820,000 babies a year and 20,000 women would not die. These striking estimates are ...

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People who live in or visit Zika areas should use condoms

U.S. health officials on Friday suggested people who live in or have traveled to areas affected by the Zika virus outbreak should use condoms or stop having sex. The new interim guidelines were posted by the Centers from Disease Control ...

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Women who could be pregnant should not drink, says CDC

istock The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Tuesday that women who are even considering becoming pregnant should not drink because if they conceive and do not realize it and continue to drink, they could harm the developing fetus. ...

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Use the Internet to find medical advice at your own risk

Dr. Samadi says people need to be extremely careful when using the Internet for medical advice. Many people use Google for their medical advice instead of asking their doctor. According to a study, only 43.5% of websites provided accurate information. ...

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Explainer: The Zika virus

Mario Tama/Getty Images In the second half of 2015, authorities recorded over 3,000 cases of microcephaly in infants in Brazil. The Zika virus will likely spread to all but two countries in North, Central and South America, the World Health ...

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Dole withdraws packaged salads after listeria outbreak

SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg Dole Fresh Vegetables said it suspended operations in its Springfield, Ohio facility after tests indicated the listeria outbreak came from there. Dole Fresh Vegetables announced a recall of its packaged salads Friday after a listeria outbreak from one ...

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