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 Teens using social media for several hours a day double risk of ADHD 36m Teens using social media for several hours a day double risk of ADHD
The researchers in California believe receiving constant digital updates while the brain is rapidly developing makes teenagers find it hard to give anything their full attention.
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 People eat smaller portions when they think about how healthy food is 1h 38m People eat smaller portions when they think about how healthy food is
Researchers from the University of Tübingen in Germany say telling people to think about how healthy their food is could influence them to choose to eat less and help control their calorie intake.
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 New study reveals long-term dangers of summer fun 1h 39m New study reveals long-term dangers of summer fun
Adam Barsouk is a research assistant at the University of Pittsburgh Hillman Cancer Center. He warns too many of us skip precautions to protect us from cancer during summer.
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Scientist debunks health hoaxes with viral parody video2h Scientist debunks health hoaxes with viral parody video
Jonathan Jarry's video about a fake cancer-curing moss has been viewed over nine million times.
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 New study reveals long-term dangers of summer fun - and how you can protect yourself 2h Updated New study reveals long-term dangers of summer fun - and how you can protect yourself
Adam Barsouk is a research assistant at the University of Pittsburgh Hillman Cancer Center. He warns too many of us skip precautions to protect us from cancer during summer.
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 California woman fights for life after being stung by bees  2h Updated California woman fights for life after being stung by bees 
The victim, in her mid-50s, was walking to get something from her car outside the home where she works in Orange County, California, when the bees descended.
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 First aid expert reveals her ultimate guide to identifying common bites 2h First aid expert reveals her ultimate guide to identifying common bites
EXCLUSIVE: British first aid expert and qualified nurse Emma Hammett reveals her guide to common insect bites and stings, explaining how to tell different insects' marks apart and relieve them.
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 First aid expert reveals her ultimate guide to identifying common bites and stingsr or flea? 2h Updated First aid expert reveals her ultimate guide to identifying common bites and stingsr or flea?
EXCLUSIVE: British first aid expert and qualified nurse Emma Hammett reveals her guide to common insect bites and stings, explaining how to tell different insects' marks apart and relieve them.
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 NHS is paying DOUBLE for stationery and supplies 2h NHS is paying DOUBLE for stationery and supplies
NHS Trusts are buying four-packs of whiteboard markers for up to £2.10 when they could be purchased on the High Street for £1.04, according to Freedom of Information disclosures.
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An Aspirin a Day for Heart Health? It May Depend on Your Weight3h An Aspirin a Day for Heart Health? It May Depend on Your Weight
The size of the dose and weight of the patient may have significant effects on outcome.
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Cognitive Test Trump Took May Have Been Undermined by Publicity, Doctors Warn3h Updated Cognitive Test Trump Took May Have Been Undermined by Publicity, Doctors Warn
Articles about the test, known as the Montreal Cognitive Assessment, or MoCA, listed some of its questions, potentially influencing future patients.
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Is heading a football bad for your health?4h Is heading a football bad for your health?
Study of retired players hopes to provide a definitive answer on the risks of repeatedly heading the ball.
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 People eat smaller portions when they think about how healthy food is instead of focusing on taste 5h People eat smaller portions when they think about how healthy food is instead of focusing on taste
Researchers from the University of Tübingen in Germany say telling people to think about how healthy their food is could influence them to choose to eat less and help control their calorie intake.
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Sleep Tied to Teenagers’ All-Around Health5h Sleep Tied to Teenagers’ All-Around Health
Adolescents who got enough sleep had a lower risk of metabolic problems.
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Blood Pressure Medicine Is Recalled6h Updated Blood Pressure Medicine Is Recalled
The F.D.A. announced that batches of a widely used generic drug, valsartan, made in China, might be tainted with a probable cancer-causing ingredient.
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 Teenagers who use social media for several hours a day have DOUBLE the risk of ADHD, study finds 6h Teenagers who use social media for several hours a day have DOUBLE the risk of ADHD, study finds
The researchers in California believe receiving constant digital updates while the brain is rapidly developing makes teenagers find it hard to give anything their full attention.
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 Dozens of members of isolated Amazonian tribe have DIED from measles 6h Dozens of members of isolated Amazonian tribe have DIED from measles
Local reports state there are 14 Yanomami victims in Brazil and 'well into the double figures' in Venezuela, where the 35,000-strong tribe reside.
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 Over-the-counter charcoal and whitening toothpastes are eroding enamel 8h Updated Over-the-counter charcoal and whitening toothpastes are eroding enamel
EXCLUSIVE: Dr Rhona Eskander, a dentist in London, warns that using fashionable activated charcoal and fluoride-free toothpastes could actually do more damage than good to people's teeth.
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 Mandy Sacher speaks to FEMAIL on how to get out of a food rut 8h Updated Mandy Sacher speaks to FEMAIL on how to get out of a food rut
If you and your family find yourselves sitting down to the same meals week in, week out, it might be that you're in a food rut. Celebrity nutritionist Mandy Sacher revealed how to get out.
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 Full list of nearly 70 products recalled by UK supermarkets 9h Updated Full list of nearly 70 products recalled by UK supermarkets
British supermarkets have recalled certain brands of soy sauce over fears they could contain small fragments of glass. Bottles of Schweppes tonic water have also been removed from shelves.
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How to Get Your Intuition Back (When It’s Hijacked by Life)10h Updated How to Get Your Intuition Back (When It’s Hijacked by Life)
Suddenly at midlife, the gut instinct I had long relied on to make important life decisions left me. Here’s how I learned to get it back.
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 Study finds even least impulsive girls have a higher rate of obesity 10h Study finds even least impulsive girls have a higher rate of obesity
A new study, led by Ohio State University, has found that boys who have more self-control are less likely to be obese but that for girls, all the will power is not enough to prevent the risk of obesity.
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 One in seven American teenagers have hypertension, CDC reveals 10h One in seven American teenagers have hypertension, CDC reveals
A new CDC report found that one in seven US children have hypertension. New guidelines released last year reclassified 800,000 children as having high blood pressure.
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 Mother-of-two reveals how she overcame anorexia to have children 10h Updated Mother-of-two reveals how she overcame anorexia to have children
Olivia Cooper, 31, from Buckinghamshire, was admitted to hospital for 12 months as a teenager. She said her turning point came when she realised she wanted her own family.
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 Man caught killer infection from rats urine after swimming in Bath 10h Man caught killer infection from rats urine after swimming in Bath
Billy-Joe Humphries is recovering from Weil's disease after receiving emergency treatment after going for a dip in Warleigh Weir, a popular swim spot near Bath.
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 Over-the-counter charcoal and whitening toothpastes are eroding tooth enamel, says dentist 11h Over-the-counter charcoal and whitening toothpastes are eroding tooth enamel, says dentist
Dr Rhona Eskander, a dentist in London, warns that using fashionable activated charcoal and fluoride-free toothpastes could actually do more damage than good to people's teeth.
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 Antibiotic resistant bug is spreading in the Canary Islands 11h Antibiotic resistant bug is spreading in the Canary Islands
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control is warning that tourists in Gran Canaria have been infected with the Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteria, which can cause pneumonia.
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 Toy slime could make children ill thanks to chemical that can cause vomiting 12h Toy slime could make children ill thanks to chemical that can cause vomiting
Consumer watchdog Which? has found some slime products contain potentially unsafe levels of the chemical boron, which in excessive levels causes bouts of diarrhoea, vomiting and cramps.
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 Women who say treatment after a smear test ruined their sex lives 12h Updated Women who say treatment after a smear test ruined their sex lives
When Kate Orson, from Glasgow, developed abnormal cervical cells, she had a procedure called large loop excision of the transformation zone - which changed her body forever...
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 Juliana Shalek reveals the foods you should avoid while pregnant 13h Juliana Shalek reveals the foods you should avoid while pregnant
New York nutritionist Juliana Shalek revealed the surprising foods you should avoid while pregnant - and the healthy alternatives to swap for so you don't miss out for nine months.
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 Men are being left in agony as NHS denies them hernia operations 13h Men are being left in agony as NHS denies them hernia operations
More than half the health boards in England refuse NHS funding for the 45-minute procedure unless patients are in enough agony to ‘impede working life’ or ‘everyday activities’.
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 Will power can protect boys from obesity - but not girls 14h Will power can protect boys from obesity - but not girls
A new study, led by Ohio State University, has found that boys who have more self-control are less likely to be obese but that for girls, all the will power is not enough to prevent the risk of obesity.
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 From silver gel to oats: The unlikely sunburn remedies that really work! 14h Updated From silver gel to oats: The unlikely sunburn remedies that really work!
It’s been one of the longest heatwaves for decades, but inevitably that means a surge in cases of painful sunburn. So, if you're suffering, are you treating it correctly?
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 4-month-old boy dies of meningitis coming into contact with an unvaccinated person 15h Updated 4-month-old boy dies of meningitis coming into contact with an unvaccinated person
Four-month-old Killy Schultz, from Chesterfield, Virginia, developed a rash and fever within 24 hours back in June. Doctors told his shocked parents he had contracted meningitis.
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mind: Psychology Itself Is Under Scrutiny17h Updated mind: Psychology Itself Is Under Scrutiny
Many famous studies of human behavior cannot be reproduced. Even so, they revealed aspects of our inner lives that feel true.
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 Millennial women more likely to suffer depression during pregnancy 18h Updated Millennial women more likely to suffer depression during pregnancy
Researchers from Bristol University claim the increasing pressures of modern life are 'amplified' by pregnancy. Chronic stress, sleep deprivation and eating habits may also be to blame.
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In New Jersey, Legal Marijuana Is So Close You Can Smell It. But It Could Be Awhile.20h Updated In New Jersey, Legal Marijuana Is So Close You Can Smell It. But It Could Be Awhile.
Legal pot was a central campaign promise for Gov. Philip D. Murphy, and dispensaries are getting ready. But the Legislature is taking its time.
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 Would you stick a tube up your nose to stop yourself snoring? 21h Would you stick a tube up your nose to stop yourself snoring?
The device, which you breathe through normally, keeps the airway open during sleep to prevent sleep apnoea, a condition that causes snoring. But would you try it?
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Bowel cancer screening could shed light on other conditions22h Bowel cancer screening could shed light on other conditions
Researchers find bowel cancer screening can indicate whether people are at risk of other problems.
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 ASK THE GP: Why does my scalp hurt if I brush my hair or shower? 22h Updated ASK THE GP: Why does my scalp hurt if I brush my hair or shower?
The Daily Mail's resident GP answers your health concerns. This week, he focuses on a conditional called occipital neuralgia and the treatments for eating disorder anorexia nervosa.
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 Stem cells breakthrough that could help thousands of heart patients  22h Updated Stem cells breakthrough that could help thousands of heart patients 
After being fitted with a pacemaker for heart failure, Pat Wilkinson, from Gloucester, was not expected to live for long. But now, thanks to a brand new treatment, she has a fresh lease of life.
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Defendants on Probation Can Be Jailed for Drug Relapse, Court Rules22h Updated Defendants on Probation Can Be Jailed for Drug Relapse, Court Rules
Many medical experts said that relapse is part of recovery and a symptom of disease, and shouldn’t be punished with jail. A court disagreed.
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 The beam of light that heals bed sores and ulcers  23h Updated The beam of light that heals bed sores and ulcers 
Doctors in Salford have built a special lamp with 32 different bulbs, which emit infrared, red or ultraviolet light — together they are thought to speed up healing through different mechanisms.
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 Pregnant women who wear perfume have kids that struggle to grasp ideas 23h Updated Pregnant women who wear perfume have kids that struggle to grasp ideas
Dr Janice Juraska, of the University of Illinois, said she was shocked by how clear the impact was, and she would now urge pregnant women to avoid plastics and fragrances of any kind.
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 The women who say treatment after a smear test RUINED their sex lives 23h The women who say treatment after a smear test RUINED their sex lives
When Kate Orson, from Glasgow, developed abnormal cervical cells, she had a procedure called large loop excision of the transformation zone - which changed her body forever...
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Defendants Can Be Jailed for Relapsing During Drug Treatment, Court Rules24h Defendants Can Be Jailed for Relapsing During Drug Treatment, Court Rules
Many medical experts said that relapse is part of recovery and a symptom of disease, and shouldn’t be punished with jail. A court disagreed.
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 Are you dehydrated? Dark urine is a sign you should drink more 25h Updated Are you dehydrated? Dark urine is a sign you should drink more
Dark urine is a sign of dehydration and this colour chart developed by UK sports drink company iPro Sport reveals whether or not you need to drink more water to keep healthy in hot weather.
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 Cancer survivor afraid his facial prosthetic may fall off in public 26h Updated Cancer survivor afraid his facial prosthetic may fall off in public
WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: Sylvain Pharand, from Montreal, was told he had just six months to live when doctors told him a cyst in his left nostril was sinus and lymph node cancer.
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 Wellness experts reveal their 11 self-care tips 27h Updated Wellness experts reveal their 11 self-care tips
UK-based wellness experts Nadia Narain and her sister Katia Narain Phillips reveal 11 top tips for feeling better in your own skin as they launch their new book, Self-Care for the Real World.
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 Fat consumption is the only cause of weight gain! 27h Updated Fat consumption is the only cause of weight gain!
Researchers at Aberdeen University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences led the rodent study, considered the largest of its kind. It was published in the journal Cell Metabolism.
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 A wire could help doctors detect cancer before patients show symptoms 27h A wire could help doctors detect cancer before patients show symptoms
Catching biomarkers for cancer in a blood test often comes down to luck. But Stanford researchers have developed a magnetic wire that would attract broken-off cells like a fridge magnet.
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 Moment children who survived cancer ring a bell to celebrate 28h Updated Moment children who survived cancer ring a bell to celebrate
Surrounded by a 'guard of honour', young cancer survivors at Bristol Children's and Great Ormond Street hospitals are applauded as they celebrate the end of their gruelling treatment.
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Legal Marijuana Is So Close You Can Smell It in New Jersey. But It Could Be Awhile.28h Legal Marijuana Is So Close You Can Smell It in New Jersey. But It Could Be Awhile.
Legal pot was a central campaign promise for Gov. Philip D. Murphy, and dispensaries are getting ready. Meanwhile, the legislature is taking its time.
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William McBride, Who Warned About Thalidomide, Dies at 9128h Updated William McBride, Who Warned About Thalidomide, Dies at 91
Proclaimed a hero, Dr. McBride was later embroiled in lengthy controversies over faulty research.
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 South Dakota woman has humongous lump of fat sliced out of her neck 29h Updated South Dakota woman has humongous lump of fat sliced out of her neck
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Sandra Lee, a famous internet dermatologist known as Dr Pimple Popper, met Melissa from Sioux Falls in South Dakota to remove a gigantic lipoma from her shoulder.
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Global Health: Now in Sight: Success Against an Infection That Blinds29h Global Health: Now in Sight: Success Against an Infection That Blinds
Following a 20-year campaign, trachoma has been eliminated as a public health menace in at least seven poor countries.
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 Woman, 29, has lumps sliced off her ears by Dr Pimple Popper after piercings left her disfigured 35h Updated Woman, 29, has lumps sliced off her ears by Dr Pimple Popper after piercings left her disfigured
Amber, 29, from Los Angeles, developed keloid scars on both her earlobes after having piercings which healed badly. Dr Sandra Lee, aka Dr Pimple Popper, cut off the growths in her new show.
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Personal Health: When to Get Your Bone Density Tested36h Personal Health: When to Get Your Bone Density Tested
Updated guidelines can help women decide when to have bone density screening but may discourage men.
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The Checkup: Writing Prescriptions to Play Outdoors36h The Checkup: Writing Prescriptions to Play Outdoors
Advantages for children include being physically active, spending time in nature and getting away from screens. And fun.
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 The children destined to die, turn blind or fight a lifetime of ailments 36h The children destined to die, turn blind or fight a lifetime of ailments
EXCLUSIVE: Rare genetic diseases that receive little scientific funding have robbed Megan, twins Luis and Kian, Jackson and Kaileb, from various parts of England, of normal upbringings.
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Take a Walk in the Woods. Doctor’s Orders.38h Take a Walk in the Woods. Doctor’s Orders.
“Forest bathing,” or immersing yourself in nature, is being embraced by doctors and others as a way to combat stress and improve health.
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