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Health Highlights: July 30, 2015
1 in 5 U.S. Adults Has a Physical, Mental Disability: CDC
Drones Might Fly Blood Samples to Clinics, Study Finds
Foreign Fungus Threatens U.S. Salamanders: Study
Health Tip: Enjoy Berries
Health Tip: Injuring a Hamstring
In Rare Cases, Infection May Be at Root of Back Pain
Job Stress Might Make You Sick, Study Says
Just 1 in 3 Seniors With Diabetes Has Disease Under Control
Knee Replacement May Ease Pain for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
New Stem Cell Tactic Shows Promise for Heart Failure
Older Smokers With Migraines May Face Added Stroke Risk
Stand, Don't Sit, to Get Healthier, Scientists Say
Study Finds Drinking May Ease Fibromyalgia Pain, But Doctors Wary
Targeted Workouts May Strengthen Men's Bones in Middle Age
Too Few U.S. Teens Getting HPV Vaccine: CDC


Health Highlights: July 29, 2015
Autism Care Costs Could Hit $500 Billion by 2025: Study
Balloon Device Approved to Treat Obesity
Certain Antibiotics Linked to Hearing Loss, Mouse Study Finds
Cooling Bodies of Brain-Dead Donors May Boost Kidney Function After Transplant
Drug May Ease Passage When Kidney Stone Strikes
FDA Approves 'Belly Balloon' Device for Weight Loss
Health Tip: After You Finish a Marathon
Health Tip: Teach Kids to Protect Themselves
How Well Does the Newly Approved Weight-Loss 'Balloon' Work?
Implanted Defibrillators Restore Healthy Heart Function to Many: Study
New Drug Lowers Levels of Triglyceride Blood Fats: Study
Scientists Suggest New Way to Predict Lung Cancer Risk
Social Life May Be Key to Suicide Prevention for Women
Taking St. John's Wort for Depression Carries Risks: Study
U.S. Medical Groups Join to Fight Prescription Painkiller Abuse


Health Highlights: July 28, 2015
Deaths, Hospital Stays and Costs All Down Among U.S. Seniors
Dialysis Patients May Be Unprepared for Natural Disasters
Doctors Perform First Double Hand Transplant in a Child
For Women, No Link Between Kidney Stones, Osteoporosis
Health Tip: Offer Support to Seniors
Health Tip: Protect Your Heart From Stress and Depression
Heart Disease, Alzheimer's Linked by Common Risk Factors
Jealousy Can Drive Some to Problem Drinking, Study Suggests
Millions of Americans Reaping Benefits of Affordable Care Act: Study
Psychiatric Woes Often Drive Euthanasia Requests in Belgium
Standing All Day at Work? It May Take Toll on Health
Weight at First Pregnancy Linked to Complications Next Time


Health Highlights: July 27, 2015
After Breast Cancer, Many in Appalachia Say No to Lifesaving Drugs
Americans Becoming More Accepting of Gays, Lesbians, Study Finds
Are Hospitals Overusing Neonatal Intensive Care?
Big Swings in Blood Pressure Could Spell Trouble
Childhood Stress Might Raise a Woman's Risk for Preterm Birth
Does Facebook Lead Young Women to Dangerous Diets?
Drug Makers May Delay Reporting Patient Harms to FDA: Study
Early Birth Linked to Introversion, Neuroticism in Adult Life
Expert Panel Recommends Questionnaire to Help Spot Depression
Health Tip: Triggers of Swimmer's Ear
Health Tip: When Heel Pain is Afoot
High Blood Sugar May Boost Alzheimer's Risk
Many Young Cancer Patients Unaware of Fertility Preservation Options
Nasal Balloon Can Treat Youngsters for 'Glue Ear'
New Moms Often Get Poor Advice on Baby Care: Study
Praluent Approved to Treat High Cholesterol
Teens Using E-Cigs More Prone to Take Up Smoking: Study


School's Out, Fattening Behaviors Are In


Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Won't Necessarily Help Smokers Stop


Health Highlights: July 24, 2015
1 in 3 Colon Cancers in Young People Has Genetic Link
Climate Change May Be Pushing 'Brain-Eating' Amoeba to Northern Lakes
Dementia Risk May Be Dropping With Generations
FDA OKs First of New Class of Cholesterol Drugs
FDA Wants to Strengthen Sugar Labeling
Health Tip: Know the Dangers of Mold
Health Tip: Test Your Home for Radon
High School Band Classes May Boost Teen Brains
Medical Marijuana May Pose Risk to Teens, Study Suggests
New Gene Test Speeds Diagnosis of Stomach Bug That Strikes Kids
New Skin Cancer Drug Approved by FDA
Odomzo Approved for Recurring Basal Cell Carcinoma
Technivie Approved for Hepatitis C
Test to Differentiate HIV Viruses Approved
Transgender Youth Don't Have Hormone Abnormalities


Health Highlights: July 23, 2015
'Bath Salts' Not Widespread in U.S. High Schools, Survey Finds
Certain Generic Meds May Help Older Patients With Early Breast Cancer
Chemo May Worsen Quality of Life for End-Stage Cancer Patients
Drug Might Fight Ebola-like Marburg Virus
Exercise May Buffer Symptoms of Early Alzheimer's
Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Kidney Stones?
Health Tip: Get More Nutrients
Healthy Diet May Help Shield the Aging Brain
Many Cancer Survivors Who Smoke See Little Benefit to Quitting
Patients Have Many Options When Faced With Gallbladder Disease
Stillbirths Now Outnumber Infant Deaths in U.S.
U.S. Health Officials Examine Pot-Linked Death in Colorado
U.S. Oncologists Decry High Cost of Cancer Drugs
Well-Off, Active, Over 50? You May Be at Higher Risk for Problem Drinking


Health Highlights: July 22, 2015
Access to Doctors Eases in Michigan After Obamacare
Added Radiation May Help Some With Early Breast Cancer
Boa Constrictors Kill by Constricting Blood Flow: Study
Cell Damage Occurs When People Have CT Scans: Study
Health Tip: Start a Grill Fire Safely
Health Tip: Strengthen Your Child's Hands
Hormone Linked to Social Difficulties With Autism, Early Study Finds
Less-Invasive Repair of Aortic Aneurysm Better in Short Term: Study
Many Hospitals Overestimate Their Adherence to Stroke Guidelines
PTSD Symptoms Persist for Thousands of Vietnam Vets, Study Finds
Pain Often Hinders Seniors With Dementia
Success in Dogs Points to First Nonsurgical Cataract Treatment
Teen Drinking, Smoking on the Decline, U.S. Study Finds
U.S. Teens Waiting Longer to Have Sex: CDC


Health Highlights: July 21, 2015
Antibiotic May Lower Effect of Some Blood Thinners
Change in 'Pap' Test Rules Linked to Drop in STD Testing
Common Diabetes Meds Tied to Lower Risk for Parkinson's
Health Tip: Exercise Your Knees After Injury
Health Tip: Selecting a Summer Camp
High Soda Intake May Boost Diabetes Risk, Even Without Obesity
Low Birth Weight Tied to Higher Type 2 Diabetes Risk Decades Later
Mental Illness Afflicts Many Juveniles in Jail
Minds of Older Women Fuzzier After General Anesthesia Than Men's
Psoriasis Drug May Help Preserve Pancreas Cells in Type 1 Diabetes
Rugby Takes Toll on Spine, Scans Show
Scientists Test Universal Flu Vaccine in Mice
Study Refutes Notion That Diabetes Drug Actos Raises Bladder Cancer Risk
The Dreaded 'Dad Bod' Is Real
When Bystanders Give CPR Right Away, Lives Are Saved, Study Shows
Women Descend Into Alzheimer's at Twice the Speed of Men: Study


Health Highlights: July 20, 2015
Activity in Genes, Immune Cells Tied to Cancer Survival in Study
Antibiotics Myths Still Common Among Parents
As Baby Boomers Age, Alzheimer's Rates Will Soar
Blacks at Higher Risk of Sudden Cardiac Arrest Than Whites: Study
Cancer Trials Need to Include More Seniors: Experts
Could Antibiotics Raise a Child's Risk for Juvenile Arthritis?
Doctors May Play Big Role in Antibiotic Overuse: Study
Health Tip: Are You Allergic to Latex?
Health Tip: Avoid These Things Before Bedtime
Impotence Linked to Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Loneliness May Fuel Mental Decline in Old Age
Many Don't Tell Docs About Using Alternative Therapies for Pain
Many Older Women Have Active Sex Lives, Study Finds
Poverty May Hinder Kids' Brain Development, Study Says
Study Sees No Link Between Testosterone Therapy and Blood Clots
Too Much TV, Too Little Exercise When Young May Hasten Mental Decline Later
Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Higher Risk of Dementia
Will Good Students Be Able to Sidestep Alzheimer's?


Could a Saliva Test Help Spot Alzheimer's?


Dermatologist Offers Advice on Treating Kids' Hives


Health Highlights: July 17, 2015
Beach Sand, Not Water, More Likely to Make You Sick
Better Sleep May Mean Less Chronic Pain
Could That Before-Dinner Drink Make You Eat More?
Dad's Involvement With Autistic Child Helps Mom, Too
Health Tip: Dig Into Healthier Southern Foods
Health Tip: Stay Safe During a Lightning Storm
Magnetic Pulses to Brain May Ease Ringing in the Ears
Many Obese Teens Don't Think They're Fat, Study Shows
Study Questions Radiation Use for 'Low-Risk' Prostate Cancers
Talk Therapy May Help Ease Insomnia, Even With Other Health Woes
Time Spent Sitting May Not Affect Diet, Study Suggests
Wars in Iraq, Afghanistan Left Hundreds of Children With Head Trauma
Why Skin Wrinkles More Around the Eyes


Health Highlights: July 16, 2015
Aspirin Use Common Among Americans With Heart Trouble
Childhood Stress May Spur Weight Gain in Women
Consumer Reports Takes Liquid Detergent Pods Off 'Recommended' List
Health Care Workers Harbor Biases About Sexual Orientation: Study
Health Tip: Say 'Yes' to Yogurt
Health Tip: Vary Your Exercise Routine
Insured Americans Up to 3 Times Likelier to Get Preventive Care: CDC
Lung Cancer Patients Who Quit Smoking Live Longer
Many Young Women Taking Up 'Very Light' Smoking, Study Finds
More Exercise = More Fat Loss for Older Women, Study Finds
Most Obese People Will Never Reach Normal Weight: Study
New Dumb-But-Deadly Trend: Sunburn 'Art'
Novel Leg Prosthesis Approved
Screams Tap Into Brain's Fear Response
Vitamin B12 Supplements May Not Help Some Seniors


Health Highlights: July 15, 2015
Brain Changes Differ by Race With Alzheimer's Disease: Study
Breast Cancer Survivors Tend to Gain Weight: Study
Daily Smartphone Use Might Offer Clues to Depression
Gene Linked to Alzheimer's May Affect Brain Early
Genes May Be Key to a Better HIV Vaccine, Study Says
Health Care Access Improves With Expansion of 'Obamacare': CDC
Health Tip: Floss Teeth With Minimal Pain
Health Tip: Why Muscles Cramp
Hospitalization Rates Jump Near 'Fracking' Sites: Study
Human Brain Has Nearly Ideal Network of Connections, Research Shows
Mental Health Problems in Childhood Linked to Adult Woes
Most College Students Stressed About Money, Study Finds
Radiation From Mammograms May Be Lower Than Thought
Secondhand Smoke Tied to Raised Stroke Risk in Study
Viruses, Not Bacteria, Reponsible for Many Pneumonia Cases: Study
Wildfires May Spark Heart Hazards for Miles Around


Health Highlights: July 14, 2015
Antidepressant, Painkiller Combo May Raise Risk of Brain Bleed
Cell Calls, Texts Can Distract Even If Unanswered
Despite Benefits, Few U.S. States Mandate Cervical Cancer Vaccine
Health Tip: Make Sure Children Use ATVs Safely
Health Tip: When Your Newborn Wants to Eat
Meth, Coke Addiction May Affect Brains of Women More Than Men
More Evidence a Healthy Diet Can Lower Risks of Heart Disease, Cancer
More Teen Athletes Undergoing Tommy John Elbow Surgery: Study
New Drug May Help Diabetic Kidney Disease Patients
Nursing Home Care Improving for U.S. Minorities, Study Finds
Too Much Sitting May Raise a Woman's Cancer Risk: Study
Why Concussion Recovery Takes Longer for Some Kids
Wider Use of Statin Drugs Could Save Thousands More Lives: Report


Health Highlights: July 13, 2015
1 in 6 Americans Too Far From Lifesaving Heart Centers
Banning Soccer 'Headers' Won't Solve Concussion Problem: Study
Cancer Survivors May Face More Challenges When Adopting
Climate Change May Already Be Costing American Lives
Fat Cavefish Give Clues to Obesity in People: Study
Formaldehyde in Embalming Fluid May Raise ALS Risk for Funeral Directors
Health Tip: Controlling Diabetes During Hot Weather
Inhalable Ebola Vaccine Works in Monkeys
Iressa Approved for Specific Late-Stage Lung Cancer
Prenatal Gene Tests Can Sometimes Spot Cancer in Mom-to-Be
Rexulti Approved for Schizophrenia, Depression
Surgery May Beat Drugs for Ulcerative Colitis: Study
U.S. FDA Approves New Drug for Schizophrenia, Major Depression
U.S. Hospitals May Often Miss Signs of Child Abuse
What's In a Name? For Newborns, Maybe Fewer Medical Errors
Wild Mushrooms Might Be Your Last Meal
Young Adult Cancer Survivors More Likely to Be Hospitalized


Hot Weather Safety Essential for Elderly


Experts Offer Diving Safety Tips


Health Highlights: July 10, 2015
'Fat Grafting' Widely Used During Facelift Surgery
Alcohol, Pot Combo Impairs Driving More Than Either Alone
Celiac Disease in Family May Up Your Risk for Related Disorders
Cost of Hospital Birth Varies by Nearly $10,000 Across U.S.
Diabetes Drug Given to Obese Moms-to-Be Won't Keep Baby's Weight Down
Experts Urge Caution With Popular Painkillers After FDA Warning
Extreme Weather May Raise Risk of Salmonella Infection, Study Says
FDA Strengthens Heart Attack, Stroke Warning for Popular Painkillers
For Those With Social Anxiety, Acts of Kindness May Be Therapeutic
Health Tip: Help Prevent Traumatic Brain Injury
Health Tip: Prevent Boating Accidents
In Some Ways, Fast Food No Worse for Health Than Full-Service Meals: Study
Marijuana Study Counters 'Gateway' Theory
Second Severe Allergic Reaction Isn't Uncommon
Straight Talk About Poison Ivy


Health Highlights: July 9, 2015
Another Genetic Error Linked to Childhood Leukemia
Back Pain and Depression Combo Lessens Pain Relief from Narcotic Painkillers
Cholera Vaccine Helps Prevent Serious Illness
Deaths From High Blood Pressure Should Plummet Under 'Obamacare': Study
FDA Approves New Drug for Heart Failure
Health Tip: Finding Time for Exercise
Health Tip: Opt for Friendlier Flea Control
Many Overweight or Obese Teens Don't See the Problem
Newly Enlisted Army Soldiers at Risk of Attempted Suicide: Study
No Change in Number of 'Living Wills' by U.S. Cancer Patients: Study
Online 'Symptom Checkers' Often Miss Diagnosis, Study Finds
Only 1 in 10 Americans Eats Enough Fruits and Veggies: CDC
Smoking, Preterm Births Increase a Woman's Heart Disease Risk
Study Questions Safety of Chemicals Used in Plastic Consumer Products
Testosterone Treatments Won't Help Men With Ejaculatory Issues
Uncontrolled Diabetes May Boost Dementia Risk
Uric Acid May Limit Stroke Disability In Women


Health Highlights: July 8, 2015
Another Study Shows Link Between Antidepressants and Birth Defects
Asbestos Found in Kids' Crayons, Toy Kits: Report
Breast-Feeding Tied to Healthier Arteries in Middle Age
Colon Cancer Deaths Falling, Except in 3 U.S. Regions
Cost a Barrier to Healthier Diets for Diabetic Kids, Study Shows
Early Intervention Shows Promise in Treating Schizophrenia
Exotic Squirrels Transmit Deadly Virus to Breeders in Germany, Study Finds
Experimental Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise
Genetic Test May Help Spot Male Fertility Problems
Health Tip: Let Kids Learn in the Kitchen
Health Tip: Take Care of Your Pierced Ears
Less Education May Mean Shorter Lifespan, Study Suggests
Muscle Strength Fades After Just Two Weeks of Inactivity
Painkiller Overdoses Often Involve 'Pharmacy Shopping'
Severe Burns May Trigger Dangerous Shifts in Gut Germs
Type 2 Diabetes May Damage Thinking Skills: Study


Health Highlights: July 7, 2015
'Watchful Waiting' Becoming More Common for Prostate Cancer Patients
Brain Chemical Dopamine May Boost Risk-Taking in Healthy People
Chronic Ills May Add Up to a Shortened Life Span
Entresto Approved for Heart Failure
Good at Imagining Aromas? You May Be Prone to Weight Gain
Health Tip: Help Kids Prevent Stress
Health Tip: Is Arthritis Affecting Your Hands?
Heroin Use on the Rise Among Women, Wealthier People, CDC Finds
How Long Do Patients With Clots in the Lung Need Blood Thinners?
Medical Marijuana Ads May Prompt Pot Use Among Teens
Most Americans Favor Raising Legal Smoking Age to 21: CDC
Stroke Tied to Long-Term Mental Decline
Tiny Brain Lesions Linked to Raised Risk of Stroke Death
Who's Most Likely to Get Addicted to Their Narcotic Painkiller?
Wide Variations Seen in U.S. Stroke Care
Women Spend Far Less on Birth Control Because of 'Obamacare'


Health Highlights: July 6, 2015
Anti-Vaccine Trend Has Parents Shunning Newborns' Vitamin Shot
Attraction Can Grow With Time Spent Together
Best Friends May Help Poor Kids Succeed
Calcium Scan Can Predict Premature Death Risk, Study Says
Epilepsy Linked to Risks During Childbirth, Study Finds
Health Tip: Coping With Disaster
Health Tip: Risk Factors for Back Pain
Hormones May Spur Rash Choices on Stock Exchange
Keeping Fit May Halve Seniors' Heart Failure Risk
Less Chemo for Obese Ovarian Cancer Patients Linked to Worse Survival Rates
Many Doctors Work While Sick, Survey Shows
More Parents See Benefits of Vaccines, Poll Finds
Regular Mammograms Might Lead to 'Overdiagnosis' of Breast Cancer
Some People Do Age Faster Than Others
Virus-Carrying Mosquitoes Spreading to New Regions
When New Doctors 'Train' During Surgery, Risks Don't Rise: Study


Watch Out for Disease-Carrying Insects This Summer


Childhood Trauma Tied to Migraine Risk as Adult
Health Tip: Keep Kids Safe Outdoors
Health Tip: Should I Bandage a Wound?
Many New Teen Drivers 'Crash' in Simulated Driving Task
Noise From Fireworks Threatens Young Ears
Plane Passengers' Near-Death Experience Gives Clues to Trauma's Effect on Brain


Health Highlights: July 2, 2015
Americans' Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds
Behind Many High-Achieving Children...
Children with Autism Respond Differently to Smells: Study
Could Blue Eyes Raise Odds for Alcoholism?
Drug Offers Hope Against Disease Where Sunlight Causes Pain
Gene Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis Shows Some Promise in Study
Health Tip: Help Curb Sleep Talking
Health Tip: Pack Food and Water for Camping
How to Avoid July Fourth Allergy Flare-Ups
Many Americans Trying to Cut Their Salt Intake: CDC
Mass Killings, School Shootings in U.S. May Be 'Contagious'
Migraine's Link to Higher Heart Disease Risk May Not Be Genetic
Naps May Boost Worker Productivity
Orkambi Approved for Cystic Fibrosis
Rapid Response Guidelines May Improve Children's Stroke Care
Summer Danger: BBQ Grill Brush Wires Causing Big Health Woes


Health Highlights: July 1, 2015
Are Too Many Young Americans Getting Antipsychotics for ADHD?
Do Cholesterol Drugs Affect Aggression?
Extracurricular Sports May Give Kids' Academics a Boost
Fireworks Can Spark Bump in Air Pollution, Study Finds
Health Tip: Log Symptoms in a Headache Diary
Health Tip: Massage Therapy Has Its Limits
Indoor Tanning Rates Decline As Cancer Warnings Mount
Many U.S. AIDS Patients Still Die When 'Opportunistic' Infections Strike
Menopausal Women at Lower Heart Risk Than Men of Similar Age
Obese Teens Less Likely to Use Birth Control
Parents' Genetic Similarities Could Affect Kids' Height, Intellect
Patients with Low-Grade Brain Tumors Living Longer
Promise From a New Weight-Loss Drug
Red Cross Urges Americans to Give Blood During Fourth of July
Surging Food Supply Linked to Global Obesity Epidemic
Unapproved Ear Drops Targeted by FDA
Weight-Loss Surgery May Beat Diet, Exercise as Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
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