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  • Health Beat: Pipeline for aneurysm

    Health Beat: Pipeline for aneurysm

    As many as five million Americans have a brain aneurysm -- a weakened, enlarged section of blood vessel in the brain, and because there are often no symptoms, many people don't know they have them until it is too late. Researchers are now testing a minimally-invasive treatment that eliminates the deadly risk of the aneurysm bleeding or bursting.

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  • Health Beat: Nootropics: Boost body and brain?

    Health Beat: Nootropics: Boost body and brain?

    They're being called nootropics -- so-called smart drugs that offer a shortcut to sharpen your focus and your thinking. It's an online sensation hitting the $30 billion dietary supplement industry.

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  • Health Beat: Spot and stop heart failure

    Health Beat: Spot and stop heart failure

    Heart failure affects nearly 5.7 million Americans, and it's a problem that's on the rise. The number of deaths from this condition has more than doubled since 1979, but there are ways you can detect and prevent the signs of heart failure.

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  • Health Beat: Video game helping with ADHD

    Health Beat: Video game helping with ADHD

    Up until now, most experts thought the less exposure to video the better for children with ADHD. They believed these kids would focus better with less video stimulation, but a new video game is actually helping ADHD children.

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  • Health Beat: Muscle trauma warning

    Health Beat: Muscle trauma warning

    We all know exercise is good for you, but did you know too much can cause problems? One such problem is a condition called rhabdomyolysis. Muscle trauma is just one way to get it, but it's a potentially serious issue.

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