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To Treat Hearing Loss, Listen to Your Favorite Voices

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As people with hearing loss work to improve their speech recognition, a familiar voice may work better than a generic one, research shows. Researcher Nancy...

  • (L to R) Comedians Mark Hurtado, Jamel Johnson, and Joe Shelby pose for the camera at a Hilarity for Charity event at Glen Park Healthy Living in Glendale, Calif. on Apr. 12. (Sarah Le/Epoch Times)

    Comedy for a Good Cause Comes to Glendale Retirement Community

    GLENDALE, Calif.—Three local comedians served up a healthy dose of laughter at a fundraiser benefitting the Alzheimer’s Association at Glen Park Healthy Living on Wednesday,... Read more

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    Interview With Author of the Pharma Thriller Not Safe as Prescribed

    I recently interviewed Lawrence Golbom, author of Not Safe As Prescribed. Rosenberg: I found Not Safe as Prescribed to be a page turner.  You captured... Read more

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    Drinking Milk Associated With a Higher Death Rate: Study

    Drinking milk and restricting fruits and vegetables are both associated with increased risk for premature death, according to a Swedish study published in the American... Read more

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    Health Care for the 21st Century

    There is so much debate  currently about how best to provide health insurance coverage in our country that we risk losing sight of what it really... Read more

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    Stroke Hospitalizations Rising Among Younger U.S. Adults

    A growing number of younger U.S. adults are being hospitalized for strokes, and a new study suggests it may be due to more of them having... Read more

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    How to Age-Proof Your Life

    The ancient world is full of stories about quests for immortality. We’ve never managed to transcend death, but we have developed the means for postponing... Read more

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    The Hidden Epidemic of Early Diabetes

    Many people with high blood sugar levels are told by their doctors that they don’t have diabetes because their fasting blood sugar levels are normal... Read more

  • A member of the National Health Foundation fumigates against the Aedes aegypti mosquito, vector of the dengue, chikungunya fever and Zika viruses, in Gama, Brazil, on Feb. 17, 2016. (EVARISTO SA/AFP/Getty Images)

    Zika’s Link to Birth Defects Overstated, Say Researchers

    A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is spurring headlines that Zika-linked birth defects have reached new levels in the... Read more

  • Children eat a Happy Meal at a McDonald's restaurant in this file photo. In recent years, restaurants have vowed to change up the menu and offer healthier choices for kids. (Kristian Dowling/Getty Images)

    Despite Promises, Restaurant Kids Meals No Healthier

    Chain restaurants are not known for serving up healthy kids’ meals. Most entrées on a kids’ menu are either fried, breaded, or doused in cheese... Read more

  • Danish Queen Margrethe and Prince Consort Henrik pose with their four grandchildren (Steen Brogaard/AFP/Getty Images)

    Babies Cry More in UK, Canada and Italy, Less in Denmark

    Babies cry more in Britain, Canada, Italy and Netherlands than in other countries, while newborns in Denmark, Germany and Japan cry and fuss the least,... Read more

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    Get FIT – Activities & Events in and Around NYC

    Week of April 14-21 Yoga Benefit for Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital All levels of yoga practitioners are welcome to attend this 90-minute class to benefit... Read more

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    The Power of ‘Our Song,’ the Musical Glue That Binds Friends and Lovers Across the Ages

    Many couples have a special song – “our song” – that reminds them of a significant event or time in their relationship, like when they... Read more

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    Can Grandma Help Spot Autism Earlier?

    Kids with autism who spend a lot of time with their grandmothers may get diagnosed with the disorder at a younger age, a small study... Read more

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    Outbreaks Hinge on Sick People Caring About Others

    How individual people behave during an outbreak of the flu or other illnesses can affect the progress of the disease, but perhaps not in the... Read more

  • A woman is examined by a doctor during a routine checkup at the Jessie Trice Center for Community Health clinic in Miami in 2012. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    Doctor Demand Outstrips Supply

    Americans may have to wait even longer for their doctor’s appointments, as the demand for primary care continues to exceed the supply. Medical experts say... Read more

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    Study: Heroin Use, Addiction up Sharply Among US Whites

    Heroin use in the United States has risen five-fold in the past decade and dependence on the drug has more than tripled, with the biggest... Read more

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