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FDA Panel Mulls Worth of Steroid Shots For Back Pain
Experts disagree on whether they are effective for treating spinal inflammation

Could Popular Heartburn Drugs Upset Your 'Good' Gut Bugs?
Study suggests class of meds upset healthy balance of bacteria in the gut

Calorie Counts Mandated at Chain Restaurants, FDA Says
Rules also apply to theater popcorn, bakeries and ice cream parlors

Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study
If damaged skin exposed to peanut proteins in household dust, chances of allergy higher, researcher says

ER Visits on the Rise, Study Reports
About 96 percent of patients need medical care within two hours

Teens Given Anxiety, Sleep Meds May Be at Risk for Drug Abuse
Study finds illicit drug use more likely after their prescribed medications run out

Study Uncovers Vultures' Gastronomical Secrets
Birds' guts have evolved, allowing them to consume dangerous bacteria, experts say

Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens
Researchers find odds raised in both boys and girls developing sooner than peers

Daily Physical Activity May Help Lower Parkinson's Risk
Six hours a week of household chores or commuting seem protective, study finds

Brain Abnormality Spotted in Many SIDS Babies
But finding is too preliminary to say it causes the deadly condition, experts say

New Device May Make Mammograms More Comfortable
Less pain was reported in study, while image quality was still preserved, researcher says

Yogurt Every Day May Help Keep Diabetes Away
Study found modest effect against the disease, but experts say overall healthy diet is still best approach

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