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More U.S. babies with Zika-related birth defects reported by health agency 30 Jun 2016

Three more babies have been born in the United States with birth defects likely linked to Zika virus infections, while another lost pregnancy was linked to the virus, according to figures updated by health officials on Thursday.

Stretching may ease women's depression and menopause symptoms 30 Jun 2016

(Reuters Health) – Stretching just 10 minutes a day might help ease menopause and depression symptoms in middle-aged women, a small study suggests.

Family history biggest predictor of heart attacks in people with psoriasis 30 Jun 2016

(Reuters Health) - People with psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory disease, are more likely to have heart attacks and strokes when they have a family history of cardiovascular problems, a Danish study suggests.

U.S. doctors, hospitals paid billions by drug, device makers: government 30 Jun 2016

NEW YORK Doctors and hospitals in the United States received $7.52 billion in payments and ownership and investment interests from the makers of drugs and medical devices in 2015, according to data released by a government health agency.

U.S. women groom their pubic hair, for diverse reasons 29 Jun 2016

Over 80 percent of U.S. women groom their pubic hair, for a wide variety of reasons.