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Senate Prepares for Health Care Vote

TUESDAY, July 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- With Republican Sen. John McCain making a dramatic return to Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, the Senate is preparing to vote on a proposal that could begin -- or end -- the GOP's seven-year quest to dismantle Obamacare.

The 80-year-old McCain has been home in Arizona since last week when he star...

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  • July 25, 2017
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Walking the Dog, All the Way to Better Health

TUESDAY, July 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Your dog may be more than your furry companion -- new research suggests it may also be an effective personal trainer.

The study found that dog walking gives a significant boost to older adults' exercise levels year-round.

Researchers looked at more than 3,000 older adults in England...

Noise Pollution a Problem in Black Urban Neighborhoods

TUESDAY, July 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Noise pollution levels are highest in black neighborhoods in segregated cities in the United States, a new study shows.

Researchers looked at 13 years of information gathered from across the United States. They found as percentages of Asian, black or Hispanic residents rose, so did noise level...

'Diet Foods' to Skip

TUESDAY, July 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Certain packaged foods marketed as "lite" or "diet" versions may not be helping your weight-loss efforts or your goal to eat healthier.

Here are 5 to cross off your shopping list.

  • Rethink your drink and skip the diet soda. Research done at Purdue University shows that drinki...

Is the 'Anti-Statin' Trend Threatening Lives?

MONDAY, July 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A wave of anti-science skepticism may put people with high cholesterol at risk if they're convinced to quit life-saving statin medications, heart experts warn.

An "internet-driven cult" is attacking the safety and effectiveness of cholesterol-lowering statins, despite mounds of clinical trial d...

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  • July 25, 2017
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Many Primary Care Docs May Miss Prediabetes

MONDAY, July 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Most primary care doctors can't identify all 11 risk factors for prediabetes, a small new survey finds.

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University said their findings should prompt doctors to learn more about this condition that affects an estimated 86 million adults in the United States and cou...

  • Mary Elizabeth Dallas
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  • July 25, 2017
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