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Health News for 03/06/13

March 06, 2013

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Health Tip: Don't Let GERD Interrupt Your Sleep

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a gastrointestinal condition that often triggers uncomfortable nighttime heartburn that affects sleep.
Health Tip: Spot the Early Stages of Alzheimer's

Mild cognitive decline is an early warning sign of Alzheimer's disease, and sometimes the symptoms may be hard to spot.
Med School Students Still Get Gifts From Drug Companies: Survey

Many U.S. medical students and residents receive meals, gifts and industry-sponsored educational materials from drug companies, despite medical schools' efforts to restrict this type of contact, a national survey finds.
Mental Illness May Raise Risk of Being Murdered

People with mental illness are much more likely to be victims of murder than other people, a new study finds.
Disabled Workers Often Face Abuse: Study

Disabled people are twice as likely to be attacked at work as other employees, and they also are more likely to be insulted, ridiculed and intimidated on the job, a new study finds.
Cost of Diabetes Care in U.S. Keeps Climbing

The total cost of diabetes in the United States jumped from $174 billion in 2007 to $245 billion in 2012, a new report shows.
Insomnia Might Boost Heart Failure Risk

Insomnia may triple the risk of developing heart failure, a large new study from Norway suggests.
Health Highlights: March 6, 2013

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