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    DNA test results may not change health habits

    NEW YORK — If you learned your DNA made you more susceptible to getting a disease, wouldn’t you work to stay healthy? You’d quit smoking, eat better, ramp up your exercise, or do whatever else it took to improve your odds of avoiding maladies like obesity, diabetes, heart disease or cancer, right? The scientific evidence

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    Most contact lens wearers make one of these mistakes

    Ashley Welch On Twitter» Ashley Welch covers health and wellness for CBSNews.com Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/RV0XrLuAD1o/

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    • 17 AUG 17
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    Americans injure themselves grooming pubic hair

    Should you consider trimming or shaving “down there,” proceed with care — a new study finds injuries tied to pubic hair grooming are more common than you might think. Cuts, burns and infections are reported more than a quarter of the time, according to the online survey of more than 7,500 U.S. adults. “In another

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    • 17 AUG 17
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    Using music to help unlock Alzheimer’s patients’ memories

    August 16, 2017, 6:46 PM| Music lights up many parts of the brain, and now is being used by a program called Music and Memory that helps those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook has reports on how the program helps connects Alzheimer’s patients with themselves. Source Article from

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    • 16 AUG 17
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    Express Scripts to limit opioid prescriptions

    ST. LOUIS — The nation’s largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users as part of a wide-ranging effort to curb an epidemic affecting millions of Americans. But the new program from Express Scripts (ESRX) is drawing criticism from the American Medical Association, the largest association

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    • 15 AUG 17
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    Premiums would rise if Trump ends Obamacare payments, CBO says

    Rebecca Shabad Rebecca Shabad is a video reporter for CBS News Digital. Source Article from http://feeds.cbsnews.com/~r/CBSNewsHealth/~3/tixiYzVB5LU/

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    Why are cases of knee osteoarthritis on the rise?

    August 15, 2017, 8:13 AM| A new study found osteoarthritis of the knee is more than twice as common as it was just a few generations ago. It’s estimated the lifetime risk of developing this condition is 46 percent, but it is possible to protect your knees. Dr. Jordan Metzl, a sports medicine physician at

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