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Health Highlights: Sept. 30, 2014
Acupuncture May Not Help Chronic Knee Pain, Study Finds
CDC Confirms First Patient Diagnosed With Ebola in United States
Can Exercise Prevent Type 2 Diabetes? Your Genes May Be Key
Could a 'Fat Tongue' Be a Factor in Sleep Apnea?
Fish Oil Supplements Have Little Effect on Irregular Heartbeat: Study
Gene Study Finds No Proof Vitamin D Guards Against Type 2 Diabetes
Groups Call for Medicare Coverage of Lung Cancer Screening
Head Injuries May Raise Chances of Risky Behavior by Teens
Health Tip: Curbing Nighttime Nursing
Health Tip: Get Physical Activity
Herceptin Best for Certain Breast Cancer Patients, Study Says
Obesity Tied to Higher Cancer Risk for Colon Cancer Survivors
Recessions May Thwart a Woman's Motherhood Plans Forever: Study
Social Support May Be Key to Heart Attack Recovery
Spacing Between Sibling Births Tied to Autism Risk in Study
When It Comes to Sex Partners, Men Prefer Younger Women: Study


Health Highlights: Sept. 29, 2014
40 States, District of Columbia Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets Kids
ADHD Can Hamper School Performance as Early as 2nd Grade, Study Says
After-School Exercise Yields Brain Gains: Study
American Doctor Exposed to Ebola Admitted to NIH Hospital
Antibiotic Use Before Age 2 Might Raise Obesity Risk, Study Says
Doctors' Group Issues Painkiller Guidelines
Drug Gives Big Survival Boost Against Type of Advanced Breast Cancer
Emotional Life Lingers for Alzheimer's Patients, Even as Memory Fades
Health Tip: Building a Safe Swing Set
Health Tip: What Causes Hives?
Medical Implant Devices Skate Through Review Process, Studies Claim
Obese in Adolescence, Colon Cancer in Later Life?
Pediatricians Endorse IUDs, Implants for Teen Birth Control
Rat Study Suggests Light at Night Might Hamper Breast Cancer Therapy
Too Many Heart Scans May Pose Radiation Risks, Cardiologists Say


Scientists Detect Early Sign of Pancreatic Cancer


Avoid the Fall Sports Injury Trap


Health Highlights: Sept. 26, 2014
ACL Tear Won't Keep Most College Athletes From Returning to Play: Study
Ban Electronics in Kids' Bedrooms, Expert Says
Behavioral Therapy Deemed Best for Social Phobia
Better-Informed Women Order Fewer Prenatal Gene Tests, Study Finds
Breast-Feeding May Cut Risk for Aggressive Breast Cancer in Black Women
Daytime May Be Better for Gallbladder Removal
Health Tip: Health Tip: Are Your Teeth in a Grind?
Health Tip: Keep Your Child's Weight Down
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Set for Saturday
Obese Teen Boys May Make Less Once They Enter Workforce: Study
Preemies May Have Stronger Immune Systems Than Suspected
Stress Might Be Even More Unhealthy for the Obese
Untreated Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk of Surgical Complications: Study


Health Highlights: Sept. 25, 2014
3rd U.S. Aid Worker Infected With Ebola Released From Hospital
Boys With Autism Show Certain Grammar Skills in Study
Brain Chemical May Help Control Tourette 'Tics'
E-Cigarette Use Among Adult Nonsmokers Levels Off: CDC
Half of HIV-Positive Gay Men in U.S. Aren't Getting Proper Treatment
Health Tip: Help Keep Germs at Bay
Health Tip: Ward Off Stress
Junk Food Cravings Linked to Brain Lapse
Many Kids With ADHD May Be Missing Out on Talk Therapy
Nature Walks With Others May Keep Depression at Bay
Nearly 5 Percent of Young U.S. Women Have Chlamydia: CDC
Obesity Isn't Sole Cause of Type 2 Diabetes
Rabies Shots for Dogs Would Save People in Developing Countries: Study
Researchers Evaluate Blood Test for Psychosis
Special Therapy May Help Relieve 'Complicated Grief'
U.S. Pledges Millions to Study Ways to Ease Soldiers' Pain
Whooping Cough Vaccine Rates During Pregnancy Fall Short: CDC


Health Highlights: Sept. 24, 2014
29 States, District of Columbia Reporting Respiratory Illness That Targets Kids
Better-Educated People More Open to Dubious Health Info on Web: Study
Blood Test Might Predict Speed of Recovery From Surgery: Study
Can All Work and No Play Make You Diabetic?
Can Media Multitasking Alter Your Brain?
Common Painkillers Tied to Blood Clot Risk, Study Suggests
Health Tip: Check Your Child for Head Lice
Health Tip: Help Prevent Gum Disease
Increasing Skirt Sizes May Hike Your Breast Cancer Risk: Study
Long ICU Stays May Alter Gut Microbes
Memory Slips in Senior Years May Signal Dementia Risk
Soda Giants Pledge to Make Calorie Cuts in Their Drinks
Study: Family-Based Therapy Can Aid Those With Anorexia
U.S. Still Lags in Infant Mortality Rates, Report Finds
Varicose Vein Treatments All Work, but Aren't Quite Equal


Health Highlights: Sept. 23, 2014
Anti-Smoking Policies May Also Curtail Drinking
Blood Test for Yeast Infections Approved
Breast Milk a Risk for Spreading Common Virus to Preemies, Study Finds
Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Help After Certain Strokes
Diabetes Rates Leveling Off in U.S.
Drinking Alcohol More Common on Exercise Days
Ebola Cases Could Reach 1.4 Million in Months, CDC Predicts
FDA Warns Doctors of Danger From Fake Drugs
Health Tip: Get Fit With a Buddy
Health Tip: Relax Daily
Job Worries Can Raise Asthma Risk, Study Says
Kids Taking ADHD Drugs Get Little Psychotherapy: Study
Lung Infections May Hamper Ability to Detect Lung Cancer
NIH Adds $10M to Encourage Gender Balance in Clinical Trials
Report Identifies Game Changers for U.S. Health Care
Younger Age at First Drink, Higher Odds for Problem Drinking: Study


Health Highlights: Sept. 22, 2014
Behavioral Counseling Urged for Teens, Young Adults at Risk for STDs
Brainwaves May Help Gauge Autism Severity: Study
Can Brain Scans Help Predict Young Children's Reading Abilities?
Could Low Iron Intake During Pregnancy Raise Autism Risk?
Diabetes Drug Metformin May Affect Thyroid in Some Patients
E-Cigarettes Don't Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking: Study
Health Tip: Don't Fall for Food Safety Myths
Health Tip: Scrub Hands Thoroughly
Health Woes to Worsen Due to Climate Change, Study Warns
Many Parents Use Online Ratings to Pick a Pediatrician, Study Finds
Newborn ICUs With Private Family Rooms Benefit Preemies: Study
Noninvasive Devices May Help Migraines, FDA Says
Pediatricians Urge Flu Vaccine for All Kids 6 Months and Older
Screen Women for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Experts Say
Study Suggests Why Pregnant Women Get Sicker From Flu
Study: Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors May Prevent 80 Percent of Heart Attacks


College Women Can Use Food Strategies, Study Finds


Get a Flu Shot During Checkup, Doctor Says


Health Highlights: Sept. 19, 2014
Adults Over 45 Not Meeting U.S. Muscle Strengthening Guidelines, Study Says
Avian Flu In Harbor Seals Could Infect People
Brain Structure Might Help Predict Risky Behavior
Cyberbullying Seems to Ramp Up in Middle School
Do Greener Neighborhoods Produce Healthier Babies?
FDA Approves Another Weekly Injectable Drug for Type 2 Diabetes
Health Tip: Beware of Household Chemicals
Health Tip: Getting More Whole Grains
More Schools Stocking Shots That Counter Serious Allergic Reactions
Oral Health in Women of Childbearing Age Needs Improvement
Scientists Spot How Bacterial Pneumonia Damages the Heart
Some U.S. Troops May Face Greater Skin Cancer Risk
Tight Blood Sugar Control Doesn't Prevent Strokes in Diabetics: Study
Trulicity Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
U.S. Gun Deaths Lowest in Hawaii, Highest in D.C.


Almost Everyone Needs a Flu Shot: CDC
ER Waiting Times Vary Significantly, Studies Find
FDA Panel: Limit Testosterone Drug Use
Family Squabbles Can Derail Recovery From Cancer Surgery
Grief Can Weigh on Immune System in Older Folks, Study Says
Health Tip: Losing Weight After Baby
Health Tip: Why Proteins Are Essential
Mentors May Steer Young People Toward More Rewarding Careers
New Ebola Cases Top 700 in Just One Week, Officials Report
Obama Calls for National Plan to Fight Antibiotic Resistance
One Dose of Antidepressant Changes Brain Connections, Study Says
Research Shows Possible Neurological Patterns for PTSD Symptoms
Rising Atlantic Ocean Temperatures Could Pose Threat to Reefs
Scientists Studying Sickle Cell Trait
Study: Exposure to Diversity Might Boost Baby's Social Skills
Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Don't Seem to Prevent Cataracts


Health Highlights: Sept. 17, 2014
'Biospleen' Suggests New Way to Treat Blood Infection
12 States Now Reporting Severe Respiratory Illness That Targets Kids
Are Migraines in Middle Age Tied to Raised Parkinson's Risk Later?
Artificial Sweeteners May Raise Blood Sugar Levels: Study
DNA Blood Test Might Identify Status of Prostate Cancer
Europeans Are Descendants of at Least 3 Ancient Human Groups: Study
Health Tip: Avoiding Salmonella From Your Pet
Health Tip: Minimize Jet Lag
Healthy Lifestyle Changes Linked to Reduced Risk for Dementia
Major U.S. Food Makers Cut 6.4 Trillion Calories From Products: Report
More Than One Kind of Message May Convince Smokers to Quit, Study Says
PTSD Link to Food Addiction Seen in Report
Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids
Researchers Discover How Bacteria Resist Antibiotics in Hospitals
Social Networking Sites Can Help Obese Lose Weight: Study


Health Highlights: Sept. 16, 2014
1 in 5 U.S. Men Admits to Violence Against Spouse, Partner
Blood Test Spots Adult Depression: Study
Combo Therapy Best for COPD: Study
Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDC
FDA to Probe Testosterone Therapy Claims, Safety
Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Report Finds
Health Tip: Creating a Circuit Training Workout
Health Tip: Know Your Risk for Anemia
Modern Forensics Provides Clues to Death of Richard III
Most Treatments for Blood Clots Appear Safe, Effective
Movantik Approved for Constipation From Opioids
Nonsurgical Treatments Suggested for Women's Urinary Incontinence
Obama to Step Up Aid to Fight Ebola in West Africa
Researchers Don't See Long-Term Benefits From Drug for Preemies
Some Benefits of Screening Elderly Women for Breast Cancer Questioned
Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer, Says New Report
U.S. Waistlines Keep Growing, With Women Leading the Way
Urine Test for HPV Works Well, Analysis Finds


Health Highlights: Sept. 15, 2014
Blood Pressure Seems to Stay Lower Longer in Fitter Men
Chest Radiation May Help Fight Some Advanced Lung Cancers: Study
Health Tip: Avoiding Computer Strain
Health Tip: Reduce Your Child's Risk of Ear Infection
Heart Attack Patients Face Greater Death Risk if Any Treatment Step Missed: Study
Heart Docs Don't Recommend Routine ECGs for Young Athletes
Kids Prescribed Antibiotics Twice as Often as Needed, Study Finds
Kids' Severe Respiratory Virus Confirmed in Northeast
Male Pattern Baldness Tied to Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests
New Gene Variants for Prostate Cancer Identified
Not Everyone With Alzheimer's-Linked Protein Develops Dementia: Study
Older Patients More Likely to Fill Prescriptions for Generic Statins: Study
Small Number of Drugs Behind Kids' Accidental Poisonings: CDC
Study Sees Differences in Brain Connections of Kids With ADHD
Study Ties Multiple Births to Higher Costs, Complications
Walking, Biking to Work Seems to Have Mental Health Benefits


Health Highlights: Sept. 14, 2014
A Good Night's Sleep May Mean a Good Day's Work


American Ebola Patient Gets Appetite Back
Scientists Watch Imagination at Work in the Brain


Combo Diabetes Therapy Outperforms Other Treatments, Study Finds
ER Patients Often Confuse Role of Emergency Contacts
Eat More Fish, Save Your Hearing?
Few Students With Asthma, Allergies Have School Emergency Plan
Health Tip: Add Iron to Your Diet During Pregnancy
Health Tip: Helping Your Newborn Sleep
Hog Workers May Bring Drug-Resistant Bacteria Home
New Myelin Loss Linked to MS Severity: Study
Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Stem Cell Research Offers Clues About Schizophrenia
Study: Undiagnosed Sleep Disorders Common With Multiple Sclerosis
Sunny Skies Tied to Suicide Rates
The Parenting Trap: Coddling Anxious Kids
Traffic Pollution Linked to Higher Levels of Obesity Hormone


Health Highlights: Sept. 11, 2014
'Fat Shaming' Doesn't Motivate Obese People to Lose Weight: Study
Advanced Dementia Patients Often Given Unhelpful Meds: Study
Aggressive People May Process Violence's Impact Differently
American Ebola Survivor Gives Blood to Infected Health-Care Colleague
Diabetics Face Much Greater Risk of Heart Damage, Study Says
Estrogen Receptor May Play a Role in Autism
FDA Approves New Obesity Drug
Golden Retriever Study Sniffs for Cancer Clues
Health Tip: Choose Healthier Beverages
Health Tip: If Your Child Can't Sleep
Medications Plus Parent Training May Help Kids With Aggression, ADHD
Minority Neighborhoods Face Greater Exposure to Air Pollution
Novel Weight-Loss Drug Is Approved
Obese People May Be More Vulnerable to Food Cues
Physical Activity May Boost School Performance, Especially for Boys
Researchers Probe Molecular Cause for Glaucoma
Scientists Unlock a Key to Cell Stress
Tear Gas Health Effects May Last Weeks


Health Highlights: Sept. 10, 2014
Cutting Calories May Ease Sleep Apnea in Obese, Study Finds
Ebola Patient in Nebraska Is Improving, Doctors Say
Even a Little Excess Weight Can Boost Blood Pressure: Study
Failed Infertility Treatment Linked to Worse Mental Health in Study
Films Featuring Dogs Seem to Boost a Breed's Popularity
Health Tip: Keep Your Family Moving
Health Tip: Use Gardening Tools Safely
Many U.S. Kids Missing Out on Preventive Care, CDC Says
Mom's Response to Baby's Cry a Matter of Memory
New Guidelines for Sickle Cell Disease
Parents' Divorce May Hit Higher-Income Kids Harder
Positions Are Key When Sex Causes Back Pain
Puberty Suppression Benefits Gender-Questioning Teens: Study
Study: Rare Blood Type May Slightly Raise Dementia Risk


Health Highlights: Sept. 9, 2014
4th U.S. Ebola Patient Airlifted to Atlanta Hospital
Anxiety Medications May Be Tied to Alzheimer's Risk
Breast Milk May Protect Against Deadly Newborn Disease
E-Cigarette Refills Pose Danger to Kids, Experts Say
ER Visits Up for High Blood Pressure
Health Tip: Keeping Your Child Safe in a Car Seat
Health Tip: Limit Foods That Can Damage Teeth
Injected Substance Used With CT Scans Seems Safe for Kidneys: Study
Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC
Reexamined Clinical Trials Can Point to New Conclusions
Short Walks Can Offset Long Stretches of Sitting
Spotting, Treating Autism Symptoms in Infancy May Prevent Delays
Statins May Help Kids With Genetic Cholesterol Disorder
Statins May Help Prevent Diabetes-Related Nerve Damage, Study Finds
Study Questions Link Between Antidepressants, Miscarriage
Teens' Daily Marijuana Use Linked to Poor Outcomes


Health Highlights: Sept. 8, 2014
Can Prediabetes Raise Risk of Certain Cancers?
Give Aspirin to All Pregnant Women at Risk of Preeclampsia: U.S. Experts
HPV Vaccine Program in Australia Linked to Lower Infection Rates
Health Tip: Protect Your Eyes at Work
Health Tip: Support Seniors During Hard Times
Kidney and Thyroid Cancer Rates Up Among U.S. Children, Study Finds
Latest U.S. Ebola Patient Getting Better, Doctors Report
More Young Adults Insured Since Passage of Affordable Care Act: Study
New Guidelines for Treating Advanced Prostate Cancer
Osteoporosis Drugs Work, But Review Finds No Clear Winner
Respiratory Virus Hitting Kids in at Least 10 States
Sibling Bullies May Leave Lasting Effects
Small Study Hints Fish Oil Might Ease Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy
Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids: Study
Study Finds Drop in Kids' Hospital-Related Infections
Watchful Waiting May Not Be Best for Black Men With Prostate Cancer


Novel Ebola Vaccine Shows Potential in Monkey Trial
Putting Baby to Sleep on Animal Fur May Lower Asthma Risk: Study
U.S. Ebola Patient Gets Hospital Visit From Wife, Son


Single-Dose, Injected Flu Treatment Shows Promise


Health Highlights: Sept. 5, 2014
Asian Camel Crickets Find a Home in U.S., Study Finds
Better Survival From Blood Infections at High-Volume Hospitals
Bras Blameless for Breast Cancer Risk: Study
Canine Cancer Treatments Getting More Dog-Specific
Exercise Might Curb His Nightly Trips to the Bathroom
Family Troubles Tied to Poorer Dental Health, Study Discovers
Health Tip: Prevent Children From Falling Out a Window
Health Tip: Starting a Walking Program
NephroCheck Test Approved to Predict Kidney Injury Risk
Psoriasis Treatment Choices Improving, FDA Says
Sexually Transmitted Cancer Still Plaguing Dogs
Third U.S. Aid Worker Infected With Ebola Arrives in Nebraska
Water: Too Much of a Good Thing Can Be Deadly for Athletes
Why Polyester Fails the B.O. Test After Exercise


Health Highlights: Sept. 4, 2014
10 Percent of Americans Admit to Illicit Drug Use
Breast-Feeding May Help Obese Moms Lose Pregnancy Pounds
Could Time Spent Outdoors Raise Cataract, Glaucoma Risk?
FDA Approves New Drug to Combat Melanoma
Females Overlooked in Basic Surgical Research, Study Says
Health Tip: Drugs and Foods Can Interact
Health Tip: Things That Can Trigger Asthma
Is Soy a Foe to Women With Breast Cancer?
Keytruda Approved for Advanced Melanoma
More Evidence Ties Some Bone-Building Drugs to Rare Fractures
Obesity Remains Rampant Across America
Serious Childhood Burns Tied to Long-Term Mental Health Risks
Smoking Banned in More Than 80 Percent of U.S. Homes: CDC
Study Links Potassium to Fewer Strokes in Older Women
Tips for Keeping Breast-Feeding Goals on Track
U.S. Launches Ebola Vaccine Trial


Health Highlights: Sept. 3, 2014
'Angelina Jolie Effect' Prompted More Testing for Breast Cancer Genes: Study
E-Cigarette Vapor May Be Less Toxic Than Tobacco Smoke: Study
Ebola Outbreak Still Not Under Control: Officials
Farm Antibiotics May Be Linked to Food Allergies
Health Tip: Get the Right Nutrients While Nursing
Health Tip: Looking for the Right Weight-Loss Plan?
Many Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Skip Meds: Study
Music Lessons May Help Bridge 'Achievement Gap'
Newer Drug Helps Myeloma Patients Who Can't Have Transplant
People With OCD May Have Higher Odds for Schizophrenia: Study
Personal Reminders Seem to Boost Mammography Rates
Pilots, Cabin Crews Face Higher Risk of Skin Cancer, Study Says
Poor Quality Sleep May Be Linked to Shrinking Brain
Sit Less, Protect Your DNA and Live Longer?
Skin Cells Used to Create Heart Valve for Growing Kids


Health Highlights: Sept. 2, 2014
'Pot Addiction' May Be Real, Study Suggests
'Spare Tire' May Be Especially Bad for Your Blood Pressure
ADHD Medications Won't Stunt Kids' Growth, Study Finds
Booze, Pot Bad for Teens in Different Ways, Study Suggests
Complication Rates Low With Mastectomy, Breast Reconstruction: Study
Daily Exercise May Halve Risk for Heart Failure, Study Says
Double Mastectomy Doesn't Improve Survival, Study Finds
Health Tip: Aging Well
Health Tip: Want Healthier Hair?
Melatonin Doesn't Curb Delirium After Surgery
More Evidence Breast-Feeding Lowers Child's Risk of Infections, Allergies
More Global Help Needed to Fight Ebola Outbreak
Nerve Blocking Procedure Fails to Impress in Weight Loss Study
New Guidelines for Treating Form of Advanced Breast Cancer
No Clear Winner Among Popular Diets, Analysis Finds
Obesity Fueling Rise in Diabetes Rates, Study Finds


Action-Packed TV a Threat to Your Waistline?
Family Meals May Defuse Cyberbullying's Impact, Study Says
Health Tip: Help Prevent Stroke
Health Tip: Take it Easy After Blood Donation
Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss, Heart Health: Study
Preterm or Small Birth Tied to Long-Term Risks to Heart, Brain
Quality of U.S. Diet Improves, Slightly
Train Your Brain to Choose Fruit Salad Over French Fries
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