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Health Blood clot risk lasts for 12 weeks after pregnancy Blood clot risk lasts for 12 weeks after pregnancy
Women have a higher risk of blood clots that can cause strokes, heart attacks and other problems for 12 weeks after childbirth - twice as long as doctors have thought, new research finds.
Health Stroke risk tied to cold, humidity, weather swings Stroke risk tied to cold, humidity, weather swings
There may be a link between weather and the risk of suffering a stroke, say researchers who analyzed climate trends and hospital records on millions of Americans.
Health FDA wants more info on female sex pill FDA wants more info on female sex pill
A drugmaker working to develop a pill to boost sexual desire in women says regulators are demanding more studies on the experimental drug.
Health FDA reconsiders heart safety of common pain pills FDA reconsiders heart safety of common pain pills
Federal health experts are taking a second look this week at the heart safety of pain medications used by millions of Americans to treat arthritis and other everyday aches and pains.
Health FDA launching anti-smoking campaign aimed at teens FDA launching anti-smoking campaign aimed at teens
The Food and Drug Administration is using ads depicting wrinkled skin on youthful faces and teenagers paying for cigarettes with their teeth in a campaign to show the nation's young people the costs associated with smoking.
Health FDA says it is studying caramel coloring in soda FDA says it is studying caramel coloring in soda
The Food and Drug Administration says it is conducting new studies of the safety of caramel coloring in soft drinks and other foods, even though previous research has shown no identifiable health risk.
Health Insurance through work? Health law affects you too Insurance through work? Health law affects you too
The health care overhaul's reach stretches far beyond the millions of uninsured Americans it is expected to help. It also could touch everything from the drug choices to doctor bills of people who have insurance through work.