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02/26/2015

Health Highlights: Feb. 26, 2015
Could Coffee Lower Risk of Multiple Sclerosis?
Fewer Americans Burdened by Medical Bills: Study
Gene Mutations Tied to Leukemia Rise With Age, Study Finds
Get Checked for Diabetes While Getting Your Teeth Cleaned?
Good Supermarkets in Poor Areas May Not Prompt Better Eating
Health Tip: Eat Right to Get Through Winter
Health Tip: Protect Against Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
More Cases of High Blood Pressure in Less Affluent States
New Antibiotic Avycaz Approved
Poor Response to Statins May Mean Clogged Arteries
Rear End Takes a Front Seat in Plastic Surgery Offices
Rise in Use of Animals for Research
Transgender Hormone Therapy Doesn't Seem to Pose Major Risks
U.S. Ebola Survivor Dr. Craig Spencer Gives His Side of the Story
U.S. Pedestrian Death Rate Leveling Off, But Still Too High

02/25/2015

Health Highlights: Feb. 25, 2015
ADHD May Raise Odds for Premature Death
Additives in Processed Foods May Alter Gut Bacteria
Could a Bad Night's Sleep Make You Eat More Fatty Food?
Dangerous C. Difficile Germ Infects 500,000 Americans a Year: CDC
Early Hospital Release May Hurt Broken-Hip Patients
Flavored Booze Beverages Tied to Higher Injury Risk in Teens
Fluoride in Drinking Water Tied to Higher Rates of Underactive Thyroid
Health Tip: Avoid Overdosing on Pain Medication
Health Tip: How Smoking Affects Your Heart
Heart Failure Patients Who Struggle With Daily Tasks at Greatest Risk
Long Sleep Time, Higher Stroke Risk?
Obamacare Won't Swamp Doctors, Study Contends
Risk of Violent Crime Rises With Depression, Study Finds
Safety Add-Ons for Football Helmets May Not Cut Concussion Risk
Taking Pill Before, After Sex Cuts HIV Infection for Gay Men: Study
Viruses Increasingly Behind Child Pneumonia Cases
Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Some Pregnancy Complications, Raise Others

02/24/2015

Health Highlights: Feb. 24, 2015
2 of 3 Smokers Will Die Early If They Don't Quit, Research Shows
A Doctor's Advice, a Patient's Race Influence Flu Shot Rates
After Blowing Their Stack, a Heart Attack
California Reports No New Measles Cases Since Last Update
Certain Painkillers Ill-Advised After Heart Attack: Study
Colon Cancer's Location May Be Factor in Survival
Did PSA Test's Decline Spur Rise in Prostate Cancers?
Farydak Approved for Multiple Myeloma
Health Tip: Maintaining Healthy Habits
Health Tip: Preparing for Joint Replacement Surgery
Mental Illness, Homelessness Linked to Heart Disease in Study
Skin Test for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Shows Early Promise
Three Amputees Regain Function With 'Bionic' Hands
U.S. Officials Pinpoint Common Sources of Foodborne Illnesses
Use of Long-Acting Birth Control Rises Fivefold in a Decade: CDC
Younger Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Attack

02/23/2015

Health Highlights: Feb. 23, 2015
A Little Fat, Sugar OK for Kids If Diet Is Healthy: Study
Arsenic in Well Water Can Raise Level in Baby Formula: Study
Aspirin 'Resistance' May Make for Worse Strokes: Study
Cat, Dust Mite Allergies Linked to Childhood Asthma
Could a Dishwasher Raise Your Child's Allergy, Asthma Risk?
Exposing Babies to Peanuts May Help Curb Allergy Risk
Health Tip: Take Seven Steps for Heart-Healthy Kids
Health Tip: Talking in Your Sleep
Leading Medical Groups Call for Measures to Reduce Gun Injuries, Deaths
Low Levels of Vitamin D Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk
Measles Cases Pass 150 Mark, CDC Says
Most HIV Infections Come From Undiagnosed or Untreated People: Study
Reminders From States May Boost Timely Vaccination Rates
Sound of Mother's Voice in Womb May Aid Fetal Brain Growth
Study Ties Saunas to Lower Risk of Death From Heart Disease
Testicular Cancer May Raise Prostate Cancer Risk: Study
Watch-and-Wait Strategy May Be Riskier for Certain Prostate Cancers

02/22/2015

Controlled Exposure to Peanuts at Early Age Shows Promise as Allergy Treatment
Skin Patch Shows Promise in Easing Peanut Allergy

02/21/2015

Host of Factors Influence Baby's Immune System
Troops in Middle East May Be at Risk for Lung Problems

02/20/2015

Health Highlights: Feb. 20, 2015
CDC Says New Tick-Borne Virus May Have Killed Kansas Man
Ears May Have Natural Defense Against Loud Noise, Mouse Study Shows
FDA OKs New Varicose Vein Treatment
Health Tip: Get More Nutrients From Veggies
Health Tip: Prepare Your Child for Reading
Hispanics May Develop Alcoholic Liver Disease Earlier
Hungry in the Department Store? Your Spending May Rise
Measles Can Rob a Child's Sight, Doctors Warn
Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Lower Levels of Key Nutrients in Women
Narcotic Painkiller Use Tied to Higher Risk for Depression
New Device Treats Superficial Varicose Veins
Postmenopausal Women May Be at Risk of Gum Disease
Researchers Measure Scope of Muscular Dystrophies That Strike Boys
Think Hookahs Filter Out Tobacco Toxins? Think Again
Tropical Virus Symptoms Can Mimic Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study
U.S. Dietary Guidelines Take Aim at Sugar
YouTube Videos of Drunkenness Don't Show Alcohol's Harms

02/19/2015

Health Highlights: Feb. 19, 2015
2 Deaths, Scores of Potential 'Superbug' Infections at UCLA Med Center
Americans Still Divided Over Obamacare
Are Too Many Prostate Cancer Patients Receiving Treatment?
Doctors Less Likely to Divorce, Study Finds
Ebola Transmission Through Cough Possible, But Not Likely: Experts
Generic Eye Drops for Glaucoma Encourage Greater Use
Health Tip: If Your Child Has Trouble Hearing
Health Tip: Understanding Osteoporosis in Men
Low Cancer Risk With Device Used to Remove Fibroids, Study Finds
Mammogram Rates May Fall When Women Learn of 'Overdiagnosis' Risk
Mental Health Woes Common Among Homeless Kids, Study Finds
More Americans Dying From Hypothermia, CDC Says
More Americans Surviving Cancer Today Than 20 Years Ago
Plastics Chemical Tied to Changes in Boys' Reproductive Development
Small Study Links Lack of Sleep to Type 2 Diabetes Risk
Some HIV Strains Cause Early Damage to Immune System, Study Finds
Sun's Damage Lingers Long After Dark

02/18/2015

Health Highlights: Feb. 18, 2015
Beavers Offer Tips on Cavity Prevention
Doctors Pinpoint Why Child Who Appeared Free of HIV Suffered Relapse
Eczema Cream for Children Not a Cancer Risk, Study Finds
First 'Epigenomes' Map Highlights How Genes Spur Health, Disease
Health Tip: Exercising as a Senior
Health Tip: Stranded During a Snowstorm
Healthy Eating Up Worldwide, But Unhealthy Eating Up Even More: Study
Heart Drug Clears Up 'Strawberry' Birthmarks
Light Activity a Boost to Seniors' Hearts
Many LGBT Medical Students Don't Reveal Sexual Identity
Mouse Study Explores Secrets of Marijuana 'Munchies'
Rivers May Be Factor in Antibiotic Resistance
Study Compares Drugs for Diabetes-Linked Eye Disease
Study Questions Benefits of Treadmill Desks
Study Ties Shingles Virus to Dangerous Blood Vessel Disease in Elderly
Talk Therapy May Cut Suicide Rate Among U.S. Soldiers: Study

02/17/2015

Health Highlights: Feb. 17, 2015
'Calculators' Doctors Use May Overestimate Heart Risks, Study Says
Achilles Tendon Can Handle Downhill Running: Study
Chantix Linked to Higher Quit Rates in Certain Smokers: Study
Health Tip: Cleaning Cutting Boards
Health Tip: Using Household Chemicals
Kids Can Get Migraines Too
Measles Cases Continue to Rise Across the United States
Methamphetamine May be More Harmful to Teen Brains
Minority Kids Less Likely to Get Latest Type 1 Diabetes Care, Study Finds
Newer Blood Thinner Beats Heparin for Certain Heart Attacks
Preschoolers May Not Need Naps, Review Reports
Seasonal Flu Vaccine May Protect Against Deadly Bird Flu
Sleep Group Updates Shuteye Guidelines
Study Refutes Notion That Fans Are Useless in Extreme Heat
Too Few Breast Cancer Patients Getting Radiation After Mastectomy: Study

02/16/2015

Health Highlights: Feb. 16, 2015
'Mindfulness' May Help Ease Sleep Problems for Seniors
1 in 5 Sore Throats Tied to Scary Bacteria, Study Finds
Blood Transfusion During Flight to Trauma Center Boosts Survival: Study
Chronic Illness, Loneliness May Go Hand-in-Hand for Some Elderly
Eating More Fiber Helped People Lose Weight, Researchers Report
Golden Anniversaries May Bring an Added Special Glow
Graphic Images on Cigarette Labels Affect Smokers' Brains: Study
Health Tip: Getting Nutrition on the Go
Health Tip: Preparing Your Child for the Dentist
Moldy Homes May Mean More Asthma in Young Kids
More Evidence That Even 'Moderate' Exercise Helps Women's Hearts
More Than Half of Women Have Hot Flashes for at Least 7 Years
Parents Split on Later School Start Time for Teens
Smoking During Pregnancy May Raise Diabetes Risk for Daughters: Study
Some Jobs Are a Pain in the Back
Study Links Antibiotics to Digestive Complication in Infants
U.S. Teens Getting Less Sleep Than Ever

02/15/2015

Dentists Offer Tips to Keep Young Children Cavity-Free

02/14/2015

Health Highlights: Feb. 14, 2015
When It Comes to Singing, Practice Makes Perfect

02/13/2015

Health Highlights: Feb. 13, 2015
'Play' May Be More Stressful for Kids With Autism: Study
'Superagers' Seem to Have 'Younger' Brains, Researchers Find
Beware the Bitter Cold
Device Approved for Female Fecal Incontinence
Don't Exclude Cancer Survivors From Lung Cancer Trials, Study Urges
FDA Approves Drug for Advanced Thyroid Cancer
Flu Sending Record Numbers of Elderly to the Hospital: CDC
Health Tip: Vary Your Exercise Regimen
How to Survive Valentine's Day Without Romance
Lenvima Approved for Common Thyroid Cancer
Meat-Heavy, High-Acid Diet Poses Risk for Those With Kidney Disease: Study
New Techniques Outline Tumors' Location in the Brain
Pollution Exposure Peaks at Stop Lights, Study Finds
Sleepiness in Your Teen May Signal 'Weed' Use
Smoking Linked to Damage in the Brain, Researchers Find
U.S.-Born Latino Teens Feel the Stress of Discrimination More

02/12/2015

Health Highlights: Feb. 12, 2015
Cancer Patients Prefer Care That Includes Their Input
Cancer Patients Rarely Request Unneeded Tests, Treatments: Study
Clot-Busting Drug May Be Safe for Those With 'Wake-Up' Strokes
Dehydration Linked to Greater Stroke Damage
Health Tip: Avoiding Menopausal Weight Gain
Health Tip: Sleep More Comfortably With a CPAP Mask
Kids Living in 'Stroke Belt' Not More Likely to Have Stroke: Study
Last Chance to Enroll in Obamacare for 2015
Low Vitamin D Levels in Stroke Survivors a Bad Sign, Study Finds
Mediterranean Diet May Lower Stroke Risk, Study Finds
Motorized Stationary Bike May Help With Stroke Rehabilitation
New Drug May Slow Recurrent Thyroid Cancer, Study Finds
Number of Hip Replacements Has Skyrocketed, U.S. Report Shows
Parents of Young Stroke Victims at Risk for PTSD, Researchers Find
Proposed Dietary Guidelines Not a Green Light to Eat What You Want
Smile! Your Dog Is Watching
Some Stroke Survivors May Face Heightened Cancer Risk, Study Shows
Study Ties Hormone Therapy to Increased Ovarian Cancer Risk
What's in a Name? Perhaps a Mate, Study of Online Dating Suggests

02/11/2015

Health Highlights: Feb. 11, 2015
Big Increase Seen in Babies Born Addicted to Narcotics
Coming Out at School Better for LGBT Youth, Study Finds
Driving Soon After Stroke May Be Risky, Studies Suggest
Eyes May Be Window to Outcomes After Stroke, Research Suggests
Health Tip: Adding More Omega-3 Fatty Acids to Your Diet
Health Tip: Become a Heart-Healthy Chef
Kidneys From HIV Donors May Be OK for HIV Patients, Study Finds
Lower Blood Pressure Reduces First Stroke Risk: Study
Mental Health Disorders May Shorten Life Span: Study
Milk Lurks in Some Dark Chocolate, Posing Allergy Risk: FDA
More Stroke Patients Getting Clot-Buster Quickly, Study Shows
Prolonged Rescue Efforts May Not Help Young Drowning Victims: Study
Studies Find More Genetic Links to Obesity
U.S. Smoking Deaths May Be Underestimated, Study Suggests
Unemployment May Fuel a Fifth of Suicides Worldwide, Study Says
Your Deli Sandwich May Come With a Side of Listeria, Study Finds

02/10/2015

Health Highlights: Feb. 10, 2015
Blood Pressure Meds Lower Heart, Stroke Risks in Diabetics: Analysis
Creatine Doesn't Treat Parkinson's Disease, Study Says
Depression After Stroke Linked to Troubled Sleep
Donor Hearts Going to Waste, Researchers Report
Ebola Drug Shows Promise in Monkey Trial
Effectiveness of Implanted Defibrillators May Depend on Patient's Age
Health Benefits of Moderate Drinking Overblown: Report
Health Tip: Coping With Mold Allergy
Health Tip: Understanding Low Blood Pressure
Iron Supplements May Help Blood Donors Recover More Quickly
Is Measles' Return the 'New Normal'?
Low Vitamin D Levels in Childhood May Raise Heart Risks: Study
Mercury in Seafood May Raise Risk of Autoimmune Diseases in Women: Study
Naps May Improve Your Health
New Name, New Criteria for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
Preterm Delivery Linked to Heart Disease, Stroke Risk in Mothers
Smokers May Get Less Benefit From Drugs for Arthritic Back Pain
U.S. Advisers Rethink Cholesterol Risk From Foods: Report
Yoga Gaining in Popularity Among Americans

02/09/2015

Health Highlights: Feb. 9, 2015
Energy Drinks Tied to Inattention, Hyper Behavior in Middle Schoolers: Study
FDA Approves New Device Aimed at Easing Stroke Risk
HPV Vaccination Does Not Appear to Boost Risky Teen Sex, Study Shows
Health Tip: Enjoying Indoor Racquet Sports
Latest Measles Count: 121 Cases in 17 States and D.C.
Loved Ones Caring for Brain-Injured Veterans May Face Health Risks
Lucentis Approved for Diabetic Retinopathy
New Device Cleared to Reduce Stroke Risk
Nighttime Leg Cramps Peak in Summer, Study Says
No Link Seen Between Oxytocin-Assisted Labor and ADHD
Panel Asks: What Defines Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
Problems Spotted in Clinical Trials Can Go Unreported, Study Says
Researchers Identify 8 Signs of Impending Death
Residential Treatment Program Helps Obese Kids Lose Weight, Study Finds
Shorter Hours for Doctors Don't Lead to Expected Improvements: Study
Some Tiny Preemies Show Poorer Mental Health in Adulthood
Stress May Make Recovery From Heart Attack Harder for Younger Women
Wealthier Men Less Likely to Do Housework, Study Finds

02/08/2015

Many Americans Don't Handle Poultry Safely When Cooking, Study Finds

02/07/2015

Cities Are Getting Hotter, New Research Reports

02/06/2015

Health Highlights: Feb. 6, 2015
5 Babies at Illinois Day Center Diagnosed With Measles
Coffee Linked to Possible Lower Endometrial Cancer Risk
FDA Approves 1st Drug for Diabetic Retinopathy
Health Tip: Protecting a Man's Health
Health Tip: Ready to Quit Smoking?
Lyme Disease More Serious, Costly Than Believed: Study
Many States Still in Flu's Grip, But Some Areas Report Declines
Overly Controlling Moms Lose Out, Study Says
Preemies More Likely to Have Asthma, Study Finds
Prevent Tooth Loss and Dental Work With Good Gum Care
Program for 1-Year-Olds Tries to Lessen Autism's Impact
Smoking Tied to Higher Death Risk After Colon Cancer
Stigma Keeps Employees From Admitting to a Mental Illness: Study

02/05/2015

Health Highlights: Feb. 5, 2015
2 Genetic Variants for Breast Cancer Identified
Blacks Account for More Than Half of New HIV Diagnoses: CDC
Certain Infections Linked to Reduced Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Change in Gut Bacteria May Precede Type 1 Diabetes in Kids
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Linked to Early Menopause: CDC
Exclusive Breast-Feeding May Ease Transition to Solid Food
Health Tip: Practice Cell Phone Safety
Health Tip: Work Out at Home
IUDs, Contraceptive Implants Work Longer Than Thought, Researchers Report
Less Commonly Used Obesity Surgery Tied to More Weight Loss
Natural Selection Still Key in Human Evolution, Study Contends
New MRI Test May Help Diagnose Liver Condition in Kids
Newly Diagnosed With High Blood Pressure? 3 Factors Affect Prognosis
Sexual Pain Common After Childbirth, Study Finds
Type 1 Diabetes More Deadly for Women Than Men, Study Finds

02/04/2015

Health Highlights: Feb. 4, 2015
Americans Confused About Cancer Risks
Better Contraceptive Knowledge Can Aid in Safe Use of Acne Drug: Study
Device Aims to Deliver Cancer-Killing Drugs Directly to Pancreas
E-Cigarettes Seem to Dampen Immune Response in Mice
Ebola Donations Slow to Reach West Africa
FDA Approves New Breast Cancer Drug
Health Tip: Adding Mushrooms to Your Meals
Health Tip: Want a Brighter Smile?
Ibrance Approved to Treat Advanced Breast Cancer
Imaging Tests May Help Stem Amputations for Circulatory Disorder
Implanted Device May Improve Hard-to-Treat Chest Pain
Income Inequality Affects Kids' Health, Research Shows
Internal Tissue Adhesive Approved
Lung Cancer No. 1 Cancer Killer of Women in Wealthy Nations
Modern Birth Control Methods Could Avoid 15 Million Unwanted Pregnancies: Report
Money Tops Americans' List of Stressors
Smartphone Device Detects HIV, Syphilis
Ultra-Early Stroke Care Can Start With Paramedics: Study
Women Use More Oxygen for Breathing

02/03/2015

Health Highlights: Feb. 3, 2015
1 in 5 Younger Diabetics Lacks Good Medical Care, Study Says
58 Million Americans Exposed to Secondhand Smoke: CDC
A Pill a Day? No Way, Survey Says
Battlefield Blood-Transfusion 'Recipe' Passes Real-Life Test
Blood Test Aims to Detect Parkinson's in Early Stages
Electronic Devices May Disrupt Teen Sleep, Study Reports
Health Tip: Get the Most from Exercise
Health Tip: Keep Babies Warm During Winter
Healthy Diet May Be Linked to Lower Risk of Lung Disease
Infection Most Likely Cause of Hospital Readmission After Surgery
Just Half of Nursing Home Staff Getting Flu Vaccine
Medicare Patients Aren't Benefitting From Surgical Report Cards: Study
Mercury Air Pollution Reflected in Ocean Fish, Study Says
Seniors Need 2 Pneumonia Vaccines, CDC Advisory Panel Says
Workers May Be Afraid to Discuss Job-Related Asthma

02/02/2015

Health Highlights: Feb. 2, 2015
Are Too Many Heart Failure Patients Getting IV Fluids?
Certain Genes in Babies May Up Preterm Birth Risk
Certain Heart Drug, Antibiotic Combo Might Be Fatal for Seniors
Greek Fiscal Crisis Tied to Rise in Suicides
Health Tip: Managing Swelling During Pregnancy
Health Tip: Why Your Child's Back Hurts
Many Americans Face Pain, Depression in Their Final Year
Medication Problems May Spur Many Child ER Trips, Study Finds
New Guidelines for People With Nasal Allergies
Non-Drug Options Can Help Curb Delirium in Hospital Patients, Study Finds
Sexual Assault Under-Reported on U.S. College Campuses: Study
Some Kids Use Tobacco, E-Cigarettes Together, Study Finds
Timing of Kidney Transplants Doesn't Affect Pregnancy Chances
Toddler Snacks, Meals Have Lots of Salt and Sugar: Study
U.S. Measles Cases Now Exceed 100: CDC
Vyvanse Approved for Binge-Eating Disorder
When It Comes to Jogging, Easy Does It, Study Suggests
 
 
 
 
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