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Does Long-Term Acetaminophen Use Raise Health Risks?
Analysis of research says it's 'not a benign drug' if used long term and in larger doses

Love Coffee? Your Heart May, Too
Three to five cups daily appeared to lower risk of clogged arteries, study says

Any Exercise Is Good, But Higher-Intensity May Be Better
Brisk walking drops blood sugar more than a slower walk, study finds

Half of Known Strains of HIV Originated in Gorillas
Two of four classes of the AIDS-causing virus arose in these large primates, international study finds

Doctors Often Yield to Parents' Requests to Delay Kids' Vaccines
But most believe it puts children at risk, study finds

1 in 5 U.S. Teen Girls Physically or Sexually Abused While Dating
National survey finds one in 10 teen boys also experiences dating violence

Nuts May Lengthen Your Life, Study Suggests
It hints, but doesn't prove, they might reduce risk of death from heart disease, other causes

New York City Rats Carry Fleas Known to Transmit Plague
Researchers didn't find the Black Death bacteria, however

Tracking Brain Blood Flow May Help Predict Concussion Outcomes
In study, scans show reduced circulation in brains of football players who had not recovered from the injury

Very Obese Kids May Face Higher Heart Risks Than Thought
Study found half had high blood pressure, half had high cholesterol and 15 percent were diabetic

Growth Checks in Children Might Spot Celiac Disease
The gastrointestinal illness typically slows height, weight gains, experts say

Teens Can Easily Buy E-Cigarettes Online
Study finds minors successfully purchased smoking devices 3 out of 4 times tried

Nerve Treatment Via Nose Shows Promise Against Migraines
Therapy reduced pain level by about one-third for up to a month, study found

Do Heart Surgery Patients Get Too Many Blood Tests?
New research raises concerns about the risk of anemia and blood transfusions

Heart Valve Repair Surgery May Ease Mental Health Symptoms, Too
Researchers find procedure leads to reduced depression and anxiety

Ultrasound Treatment May Be Option for Plantar Fasciitis
Most patients found relief from foot pain in short study, but longer trials are needed, experts say

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Drink fluids and eat a snack

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