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Stifled sneeze ruptures man's throat, medical study encourages sneezers to let it all out

A 34-year-old man found out the dangers of stifling a sneeze when he ruptured his throat after pinching his nose and shutting his mouth when he felt one coming on, according to a case study published in the British Medic

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Sleep apnea treatment uses 'snake-like' surgical robot

Anthony Rinando, who was diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea in his teenage years, had to wait almost two decades to get a good night’s sleep.   "I tried everything. Snoring strips, sleeping with

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San Jose mom, 40, dies days after coming down with flu, reports say

A 40-year-old mother in San Jose died two days after catching the flu, The San Francisco Chronicle reported,citing local media.   Katie Denise Oxley Thomas, who was considered healthy and liked to run mar

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Don't be shocked if your dentist asks about your sex life

Your next trip to the dentist could be even more awkward than usual — but it’s for a very good reason.   Experts are calling on dentists to discuss oral sex with their patients, highlighting the ri

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Teen cellphone addiction: How bad has it gotten?

One out of two teenagers feels "addicted" to their phone, according to a recent study.   Statistics like this may have fueled two major Apple investors to push the company to offer more flexible pare

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'Armchair' psychiatry in the media should end, medical group says

The nation's psychiatrists should stop analyzing public figures in the media unless they've actually examined the person, the American Psychiatric Association warned Wednesday, stating that the practice stigmatiz