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May 24, 2011


1. Advice From Doctors: Top 5 Ways to Lower Costs and Improve Care http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN29dUBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTh1/news64
If anyone knows where health-care dollars are being wasted, it's primary-care physicians. So, the National Physicians Alliance recently assembled working groups of doctors within three fields of primary care â€" family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics â€" and asked each [...]

2. For Men, Good Health May Be Found at the Museum http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN29dUBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTh1/news65
Listen up, guys. If your buddies give you a hard time for preferring Monet over the Mets, you can hit them with this: a study finds that an appreciation of culture and the arts can do wonders for a man's [...]

3. House Watch: The Season Finale Edition http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN29dUBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTh1/news66
House M.D. completed its seventh season last night with a giant crash, one that would seem to divide House from Princeton-Plainsboro forever. More details (and diagnoses in bold) below â€" but first: SPOILER ALERT. If you didn't watch “Moving On” [...]

4. New York City's Outdoor Smoking Ban Takes Effect http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN29dUBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTh1/news67

5. FDA Approves New Drug to Treat Hepatitis C http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN29dUBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTh1/news68
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday approved the second drug in two weeks for the treatment of hepatitis C. The new drug, called Incivek, is designed to be used in conjunction with standard therapy with interferon and ribavirin. [...]

6. Could a Body-Clock Drug Help Ease Depression? http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN29dUBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTh1/news69
Sad mood and sleep problems often go together â€" sleep disturbances like insomnia or, conversely, sleeping too much are common symptoms or warning signs of depression. Now, some doctors say that drugs that help regulate sleep may also help improve [...]

7. Developmental Disabilities, Including Autism and ADHD, Are on the Rise http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN29dUBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTh1/news70
One in six American children now has a developmental disability â€" a 17% increase over the past decade, driven largely by increases in autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to government researchers. The new study, published in Pediatrics, [...]

8. What a Chore: Housework Is Bad for Both Sexes http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN29dUBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTh1/news71
Ever use that excuse about how doing housework after you get home from your paying job is so stressful it's bad for your health? Turns out, you weren't wrong. A new study suggests that for both men and women, cleaning [...]

9. Why Crossing Your Arms Helps Kill Pain http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN29dUBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTh1/news72
To the list of unusual antidotes for pain â€" including cursing, meditation and giving a massage (also, getting one) â€" now add crossing your arms. A new study published in the journal Pain found that when people crossed their arms, [...]

10. Bugs Crawling Under Your Skin? It's All in Your Mind http://time.chtah.com/a/tBN29dUBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTh1/news73


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