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  • Genes, not diet, may be key to gout flare-ups

    Genes, not diet, may be key to gout flare-ups

    Although many people suffering from painful gout flare-ups point to diet as the culprit, new research suggests DNA plays a much bigger role. The findings challenge the long-held belief that diet is the major factor in gout, a joint disease that causes extreme pain and swelling. Gout is caused by...

  • Counting fetal kicks can help prevent stillbirths

    Counting fetal kicks can help prevent stillbirths

    Emily Eekhoff was in the 33rd week of her second pregnancy when she made an unsettling discovery. As she had with her first baby, Liam, Eekhoff had been religiously keeping track of the number of kicks her unborn baby delivered during the third trimester. This baby had been consistent, kicking...

  • I quit drinking a year ago. Here's what happened.

    I quit drinking a year ago. Here's what happened.

    I sipped my last chilled vodka with lime last September. There wasn't a lot of pomp when I bid farewell to cocktails. I didn't want to broadcast my decision because I'd unsuccessfully tried to go long stretches before. Usually I made it a couple of days, maybe a few weeks. When I started this time,...

  • Migraine patients can now try three new drugs for prevention

    Migraine patients can now try three new drugs for prevention

    Until this year, migraine sufferers had to make do with drugs originally developed for other medical conditions, such as high blood pressure or depression. Now, there are three new drugs that were developed just for preventing the horrible headaches. Erenumab (Aimovig) was approved by the FDA in...

  • Black market for Suboxone gives opioid addicts a glimpse of recovery

    Black market for Suboxone gives opioid addicts a glimpse of recovery

    Months in prison didn't rid Daryl of his addiction to opioids. "Before I left the parking lot of the prison, I was shooting up, getting high," he said. Daryl had used heroin and prescription painkillers for more than a decade. Almost four years ago, he became one of more than 200 people who tested...

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