Therapists singing a new tune

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From autism to Alzheimer’s disease, music therapy is a growing profession that’s being used to help patients of all ages.

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‘Double whammy’: Nursing shortage starts in the classroom

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Editor’s note: This is the next installment in NBC’s series “Quest for Care” exploring the shortage of health care providers as the Affordable Care Act rolls out. Nurses may be the answer to some of the key health care and employment problems the […]

Uh-oh: SpaghettiOs with Meatballs recalled for mislabeling

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Campbell’s Soup officials are recalling 1,920 cans of the firm’s SpaghettiOs with Meatballs pasta product after they were accidentally shipped with labels bearing the name of Swanson’s 100 percent Natural Chicken Broth.

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Life’s never been easy for Sarah

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After six months in the hospital fighting for her life — during which her parents fought to change national policy on organ donation to save their 11-year-old daughter’s life — Sarah Murnaghan returned home in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, on […]

Did Mushrooms Help Katy Perry Lose Weight?

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So the newest, hottest diet craze has hit the magazine racks.  Gossip and fashion magazines are reporting that Katy Perry, Kelly Osbourne and a host of other celebrities are following the M-Plan Diet, a weight loss program that helps […]

Tracking yearly blood tests may reveal early-stage ovarian cancer

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A way of screening for ovarian cancer appears to detect the disease in early stages, and if confirmed in clinical trials, the test could become a routine screening for women. In the study, researchers tested the screening on more […]

What if My Diet Doesn’t Work?

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Nothing is more frustrating than investing weeks of time and money into a program that doesn’t work. But for many dieters, that experience is par for the course.  How many diets have you tried that have ultimately failed?  If […]

Navy vet can’t remember English

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Michael Boatwright was born in Florida and served in the U.S. Navy, but he awoke in a California hospital earlier this year speaking only Swedish. Now, his ex-girlfriend is helping him get himself together.

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Afternoon slump? How to have more energy all day long

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You’re so predictable. Every day, you run out of steam, lose juice, or otherwise hit the wall at nearly the exact same times.How do we know? Because it happens to everyone. Okay, maybe not to Kelly Ripa, but to […]

Preschoolers who stutter do just fine socially, new study shows

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When parents hear their 3- or 4-year-old struggle with stuttering, many can’t help imagining all the ways it will cause them anxiety, especially when they enter preschool: they’ll be teased, have trouble making friends or be afraid to speak […]