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Health Highlights: July 30, 2014
Adults Who've Abused Alcohol May Be at Risk for Memory Problems
Annual COPD Costs To Hit $49 Billion by 2020: CDC
Could a Blood Test Predict Suicide Risk?
Different Areas of Brain Affected in Autism, Sensory Disorders
Even Thinking an Odor is Harmful May Spur Asthma Symptoms
Extreme Weather Kills 2,000 in U.S. Each Year: CDC
Gardens a Center of Calm for People With Dementia
Gene Mutation May Make Food More Tempting
Health Tip: Choosing Sunglasses
Health Tip: Monitor a Blister
Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests


Health Highlights: July 29, 2014
'Love Hormone' Oxytocin May Help Some With Autism
Blood Test Might Help Prevent Certain Birth Defects
Brown Recluse Spider Bites on the Rise, Expert Warns
Dieting at Young Age Often Backfires, Study Says
Extra Exercise Could Help Depressed Smokers Quit: Study
Fruits, Veggies May Have Their Limits in Boosting Lifespan
Health Tip: Encourage Kids to Exercise
Health Tip: Grill Fruits and Veggies
Healthy Habits May Slow Cellular Signs of Aging, Study Finds
Heart Attack Patients Treated at Night, Weekends May Have Worse Outcomes
It's 'Buyer Beware' for Decorative Contact Lenses, FDA Says
Kids Will Pass on 'Healthy' Foods
Less Flexibility Seen in Brain Wiring of Kids With Autism: Study
Protect Your Eyes When Hitting the Pool
Wider Face May Give You an Edge in Negotiations


Health Highlights: July 28, 2014
'Fist Bump' May Beat Handshake for Cleanliness
CDC Downplays Ebola's Threat to the United States
Chronic Medical Conditions Can Shorten Seniors' Lives: Study
Doctors Urge Meningitis Shots for Vulnerable Infants, Children
Early Hormone Therapy May Be Safe for Women's Hearts
FDA Expands Use of Imbruvica for Form of Leukemia
Facial Dimensions May Be Key to First Impressions
Health Tip: Recognize Signs of Bullying
Health Tip: Risk Factors for a Herniated Disk
Healthy 'Brown Fat' May Cut Odds for Obesity, Diabetes
Healthy Habits May Help Childhood Cancer Survivors Avoid Chronic Ills
Healthy School Lunches Get Thumbs Up From Students
Heat Stroke a Greater Threat to Endurance Runners Than Heart Problems: Study
Inflammatory Muscle Disorder May Raise Risk for Heart Attack, Stroke
Pacemakers Common for Those With Dementia and Irregular Heartbeats
Preemies May Have Higher Risk of Blood Clots, Even as Adults
Running Could Add 3 Years to Your Lifespan
Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea May Trigger Weight Gain


Health Highlights: July 27, 2014
Wives' Higher Education May Not Affect Divorce Rate


Don't Let Kids Drink Pool Water


Health Highlights: July 25, 2014
Anal, Throat Cancers on the Rise Among Young Adults, Study Finds
Diet Changes Can Alter Gut Bacteria, Study Says
Distractions Seem More Troublesome With Age
Genes May Be Key to Language Delay in Kids
Health Tip: Easing Headache Pain
Health Tip: Pack Safety Essentials for a Long Hike
Human Brain Has Coping Mechanism for Dehydration
IRS Caps Fines on Uninsured Americans at $12K for Family of 5
Lift U.S. Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men, Experts Say
Lymphoma Treatment May Harm, Halt Men's Sperm Production
Most Adults Are Members of 'Clean Plate Club'
Rhymes Reveal Evidence of Learning in the Womb
The 'Hobby Lobby Ruling' and What It Means for U.S. Health Care


Health Highlights: July 24, 2014
Bacteria in Semen May Affect HIV Transmission, Levels: Study
FDA Approves Hard-to-Abuse Narcotic Painkiller
Farmers' Market Vouchers May Help Poorer Families Eat Healthier
Female Triathletes May Face Health Problems Such as Incontinence
Health Tip: Keep Youngsters Outside the Pool
Health Tip: Recovering After Knee Replacement
Is Coffee Aggravating Your Hot Flashes?
Many Kids With Medicaid Use ER as Doctor's Office: CDC
More Than 10 Million People Gained Coverage Under Obamacare, Study Finds
Parents of Obese Kids Often View Them as Healthy
Study Links Shift Work to Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
Teenage Boys Want Intimacy, Not Just Sex, Survey Finds
Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says
Tough-to-Abuse Formulation of Oxycodone Approved
Young Readers, Tomorrow's Leaders?


Health Highlights: July 23, 2014
Acetaminophen May Not Help Against Back Pain, Study Contends
Cystic Fibrosis Drug Combo May Be Less Effective Than Hoped
Dangerous Use of Growth Hormone Surges Among U.S. Teens
Dogs Can Get Jealous, Too
Gene Study Gives New Insight Into Puberty in Girls
Good Odds for Those Who Need Bone Marrow Donor, Study Finds
HIV Meds May Also Help Control Hepatitis C, Study Finds
Health Tip: Eating for Your Age
Many Obese U.S. Kids Think They're Thinner Than They Are
Many U.S. Male Soldiers Had Troubled Childhoods, Study Finds
Painful, Itchy Patches Could Be Sign of Skin Cancer
Parent's Death May Raise Risk of Early Death for Grown Children, Study Suggests
Routine Pulse Check May Prevent Second Stroke, Study Says
Weight Loss Surgery May Help Ease Urinary Incontinence
Zydelig Approved for Three Types of Blood Cancer


Health Highlights: July 22, 2014
2 Courts, 2 Different Decisions on Key Obamacare Provision
American Red Cross Issues Urgent Call for Blood Donations
Blood Test Might Help Predict Survival With Lou Gehrig's Disease
Gene Discoveries Could Shed New Light on Schizophrenia
Health Tip: Soothing Bug Bites
Health Tip: Working Out at Work
High-Salt Diets Could Double Risk of Heart Woes for Diabetics
Injuries on the Increase in High School Lacrosse, Study Shows
Keep Your Teens Safe on the Road This Summer
MERS Virus Found in Air in Camel Barn
Obamacare Dealt Setback by Federal Appeals Court
Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids
Parents of Children With Autism Need Help, Too
Sleepless Nights After Divorce May Be Tied to Blood Pressure Rise
Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg Clots
Technique Used in Some Hysterectomies May Help Spread Cancer: Study
Tips for Beating BBQ Burns


Health Highlights: July 21, 2014
Animal Experiments Shed Light on HIV's Ability to Hide
Asthma Drug May Help Those With Chronic Hives
Could Probiotics Help Tame High Blood Pressure?
Good Schools May Be Good for a Teen's Health, Too
Health Tip: Take Kids for a Nature Walk
Health Tip: Using the Web for Health Information
Irregular Heart Rhythm Ups Stroke Risk Soon After Heart Surgery
Life Skills, Parenting Classes May Cut Inflammation in Poor Kids
No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults
Scientists Discover New Way to Make Human Platelets
Scientists Snipped HIV Out of Human DNA
Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children
Waistlines of U.S. Kids Seem to Be Holding Steady, Study Finds


Common Genes Implicated in Autism Study


HIV Diagnoses Down in U.S., Except for Young Gay Males: CDC
Many Young Adults Misinformed About Hookahs' Harms


Health Highlights: July 18, 2014
Antipsychotics Linked to Lower Brain Volume in Schizophrenia Patients
Can Bike Riding Up Prostate Cancer Risk?
Drug-Resistant Superbug Increasing in Southeast U.S. Hospitals
EPA Unveils New Bug Repellant Labeling
Food Safety Tips for the Summer
Full-Time Job May Disrupt Breast-Feeding Plans
HPV Test Beats Pap Smear in Gauging Cervical Cancer Risk, Study Finds
Health Tip: Keep a Food Diary
Health Tip: Thwart Mold at Home
Many Sexually Active U.S. Teens Not Tested for HIV: CDC
Scientists Spot Gene Behind Rare but Fatal Disease in Children
Soldiers' Use of Mental Health Services Up, Stigma Down, Study Finds


Health Highlights: July 17, 2014
'Little League Shoulder' on the Rise
1st Case of Locally Acquired Chikungunya Virus Reported in U.S.
Childhood Sex Abuse May Be Linked to Heart Disease Risk in Women
College Alcohol Violations Often Draw a Slap on the Wrist: Study
Cost of Kidney Donation May Deter the Poor
Delayed Retirements May Forestall Predicted Nursing Shortage
Energy Drink 'Cocktails' May Boost Desire to Drink More
Exercise May Help Counter Health Risks of Sedentary Lifestyle
Health Tip: Embrace Your Body
Health Tip: Take Care of Your Feet
Research Reveals Why Pot Can Make People Paranoid
Routine Errands a Risky Time for Falls by Seniors
Ruconest Approved for Rare Genetic Disease
Sexy Facebook Photos Not a Hit With Many Young Women
Study Finds Many Flu Patients Not Treated Appropriately
Those With HIV Living Longer, International Study Finds
With ERs, the Busier, the Better, Study Finds


Health Highlights: July 16, 2014
AIDS Epidemic May Be Subsiding: Report
Antibiotics Often Prescribed Needlessly for Terminally Ill, Study Finds
Donating a Kidney May Carry Hidden Insurance Costs
Even Mild Concussion Can Cause Thinking, Memory Problems: Study
Health Tip: Pack Healthy Beach Snacks
Health Tip: Watching Your Weight During Pregnancy
Is Obesity an Advantage After Heart Procedures?
Most Kids Eat Fruit, Veggies Daily: CDC
Potassium Supplements May Help Some Heart Failure Patients
Protein Temporarily Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Mice
Removing Healthy Breast of Little Benefit to Breast Cancer Patients: Study
Researchers Spot Potential New Culprit Behind Alzheimer's
Science Finds Way to Block Booze's Effect -- in Worms
Scientists Create 'Biological Pacemaker' in Pig Hearts
Study Suggests Tough Smoking Laws Might Lower Suicide Risk
Vitamin B No Help for Alzheimer's: Review


Health Highlights: July 15, 2014
A Healthy Lifestyle May Deflect Dementia
Alzheimer's Rate Falling in the United States, Studies Show
Blood Thinners May Not Be Needed for Kids' Back Surgery
Could 'Phone Care' Ring in New Approach to Pain Relief?
Doctors More Willing Than General Public to Donate Organs
Gays, Lesbians Face Certain Health Challenges, U.S. Report Says
Genes May Raise Risk of Cerebral Palsy, Study Finds
Graphic Cigarette-Label Warnings Work, Study Finds
Health Tip: Considering High-Intensity Interval Training?
Health Tip: Watch for Warning Signs of Choking
Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Likely Saves Money, Study Finds
Kids From Dairy Farms Have Lower Allergy Risk, Study Finds
Omega-3s in Diet May Help Ward Off Lou Gehrig's Disease
Organic Foods May Be Healthier, Review Finds
Stroke Rates Declining Among Seniors, Study Shows
Surgery Soon After Stroke Can Be Risky: Study


Health Highlights: July 14, 2014
Babies' Brains Prep for Speech Long Before First Words Come Out
Bed-Sharing Linked to SIDS
Can Games, Puzzles Keep Aging Minds Sharp?
Don't Judge a Pill by Its Color
Even Moderate Drinking Might Raise Odds for Irregular Heartbeat
Health Tip: Getting a Massage?
Health Tip: Giving Children Chores
High Blood Pressure May Protect the Very Old From Dementia
Men With Prostate Cancer May Not Always Get Best Advice
Spoon Measurements Behind Many Child Drug-Dosing Errors: Study
Staying Active May Help Prevent Dementia
Stress May Leave You Heading to the Cookie Jar
Teens, ATVs a Dangerous Combo
Testicular Cancer Up Sharply Among Young Hispanics, Study Finds
Widowhood May Delay Dementia in Some Seniors, Study Finds
Your Genes May Help Pick Your Friends
iPads Can Trigger Nickel Allergies in Kids


Cataract Surgery a Plus for Someone With Dementia, Study Says
Could a Simple Smell Test Help Spot Alzheimer's Early?
Eye Tests Might Help ID Alzheimer's, Studies Suggest


Burn Injuries More Common in Summer
FDA Advisers Weigh Risks of Procedure for Removal of Uterine Fibroids
Make Exercise Fun, Eat Less Afterwards


Health Highlights: July 11, 2014
A Little Alcohol May Not Be Good for Your Heart After All
Brains of Sex Addicts May Be Wired Like Those of Drug Addicts, Study Finds
CDC Issues Tough Report on Anthrax Scare
Culling Deer Herd Curbs Lyme Disease, Study Says
Delaying Kid's Knee Surgery Could Be a Bad Play, Study Finds
Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer
Emergency Surgeries on Weekends Riskier for Kids: Study
Health Tip: First Aid for a Bleeding Wound
Health Tip: Quit Smoking, Especially While Pregnant
Poor More Prone to Leg Circulation Trouble
Researchers Assess New Way to Boost Polio Immunity
Saliva Test Might Someday Replace Needle Prick for Diabetics
Stem Cells May Ease Urinary Incontinence, Study Says


Health Highlights: July 10, 2014
60 Percent of Diners Use Calorie Labeling When Posted: CDC
Are You Tweeting Your Marriage Away?
Dengue Fever Vaccine Shows Some Promise in Trial
Don't Blame Bad Weather for Your Aching Back
Health Tip: Be Safe at the Beach
Health Tip: Measuring Your Waist
Like Humans, Chimps' Smarts May Rely on Genes
Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds
Lung Groups: Governments Should Limit or Ban Use of E-Cigarettes
Mississippi Girl Thought Cured of HIV Shows Signs of Infection
New Eczema Drug Shows Promise in Early Trials
Researchers See Link Between Dyslexia, Abuse
Shoulder Surgery Gets NFL Players Back in the Game
Some Teens May Face Emotional Problems After Concussion
Stress, Depression May Boost Stroke Risk, Study Finds
Study Links Vasectomy to Aggressive Prostate Cancer
Will a Warmer Climate Mean More Kidney Stones?
Young Pro Pitchers May Face Higher Risk of 'Tommy John' Surgery: Study


Health Highlights: July 9, 2014
Breast Cancer Drug Aromasin May Be Option for Some Premenopausal Women
Breast Cancer Drug May Help Women Fight a Leading Cause of Infertility: Study
Doctors Need to Protect Athletes From Concussion Risk: Neurologists
Exercising Moms-to-Be Have Less Chubby Newborns, Study Finds
Health Tip: Act Fast After Sunburn
Health Tip: Creating the Right Bedroom
Kids Still Getting Too Much 'Screen Time': CDC
Muscle and Bone Injuries, Mental Disorders Plagued U.S. Iraq War Vets
New Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise in Trials
Obesity Epidemic Hitting Hispanics Hard, Study Finds
Older Adults Can Safely Donate a Kidney, Study Finds
Researchers Say They've Found New Clues to Autism
Same Genes May Influence Reading, Math Skills: Study
TB Rates Among Children May Be Higher Than Estimated


Health Highlights: July 8, 2014
1 in 6 Teens Treated in ER Has History of Dating Violence: Study
Cervical Cancer Vaccine Doesn't Boost Clot Risk: Study
Combo Approach May Work Best for Smokers Looking to Quit
Health Tip: Debunking Myths About Weight Loss
Health Tip: Preparing Leftovers
Inactivity May Be Main Culprit in Obesity Epidemic: Study
Less May Be More When It Comes to Gallbladder Surgery
More Painkillers May Raise Heart Risks for Older Women: Review
Recalled Yogurt Tied to Fungus Infections, Study Finds
Severe Obesity Cuts Up to 14 Years Off Life: Study
Study Targets Causes of Birth Defects
Sutures Bested Staples After C-Section in Study
Teens Drawn to Heavily Advertised Alcohol Brands: Study
Will You Be Obese? Look at Your Sisters, Brothers


Health Highlights: July 7, 2014
'Practice Makes Perfect' Genes May Be Key to Great Musicians
Around the Globe, Mom's Health Key to Newborn's Size
Choosing Hospice Care Isn't Always Easy
Experts Reject Routine Screening for Narrowed Neck Arteries
Health Tip: Minimizing Food Allergies
Health Tip: Taking Pressure Off Parents
Home Nurse Visits May Improve Survival of Moms, Babies
Hookah Smoking Popular Among Well-Heeled Teens: Survey
Kids on Tight Schedules May Lose Out, Study Says
Many Anesthesiologists Fail to Wash Hands, Study Shows
Many Obese Women Face Stigma Every Day, Study Finds
Men Develop Breast Cancer, Too
Obesity May Raise Risk of COPD
Possible Advance for Some Late-Stage Lung Cancer Patients
Scientists Identify Remains of Largest Bird Ever Found on Planet


Health Highlights: July 6, 2014
Expert Offers Motorcycle Safety Tips


Be Safe When Mowing The Lawn


Cholesterol Levels May Be Linked to Breast Cancer Risk
Guard Your Kids Against Bug Bites This Summer
Headbanging to Heavy Metal Music Linked To Man's Brain Bleed
Health Tip: Have Cracked Heels?
Houseboats Can Carry Hidden Carbon Monoxide Dangers


Health Highlights: July 3, 2014
ADHD Drugs May Up Risk of Heart Problems in Kids, Study Finds
Beleodaq Approved for Aggressive non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later
Ecstasy Use Tied to Rare Spinal Blood Vessel Problem in Teen
Eye Doctors Offer Fireworks Safety Tips
Grill Safely This Holiday Weekend
Health Tip: Eating for Energy
Health Tip: Take it Easy on Chemical Cleaners
Hurricane Season Has Begun: Are You Ready?
Many Don't Want to Be Alone With Their Thoughts
One Tick Bite Can Equal Two Infections
One in 25 Reports Falling Asleep at the Wheel: CDC Report
Researchers Discover How 'Magic Mushrooms' Affect the Brain
Stay Safe On The Roads This July Fourth
Teen Drinkers Risking Their Lives: Study
Unwed Parents Should Tie the Knot Before Child Turns 3: Study


Health Highlights: July 2, 2014
'Generally Reassuring' Findings on Fertility Drugs, Women's Cancers
Aerobic/Strength Training Combo May Be Best Workout for Diabetics
Brisk Walking May Help Curb Parkinson's Symptoms
Could Dark Chocolate Help Ease Poor Leg Circulation?
Glaucoma Can Affect Babies, Too
Health Tip: Maintaining a Healthy Body Weight
Health Tip: Recognize Symptoms of Diabetes
High Blood Pressure May Up Psoriasis Risk for Women
If You Can't Stand the Heat . . .
Insulin Pumps May Outperform Daily Injections for Type 2 Diabetes: Study
Latest Study Finds No Link Between Testosterone Supplements, Heart Attack
Many Teens May Get Several Pro-Marijuana Tweets a Day
New Inhaled Drug Shows Promise Against Asthma, Allergies
Scientists Use Stem Cells to Grow Human Corneas in Mice
Steroid Shots May Not Help Back Pain


Health Highlights: July 1, 2014
2.6 Million 'Inconsistencies' in Federal Insurance Applications
Anemia Treatments Don't Boost Recovery From Brain Injury, Study Finds
Antibiotic Resistance Among Foodborne-Illness Germs a Mixed Bag: CDC
C-Section May Raise Odds of Failed Pregnancy Later: Study
Childhood Vaccines Vindicated Once More
Dad's Ethnicity May Influence Baby's Birth Weight
Feeding Fido Raw Pet Food a Risky Choice: FDA
HIV Patients Less Likely to Get Cancer Treatment: Study
Have a Fun -- But Safe -- Fourth of July
Health Tip: Could I Develop Varicose Veins?
Health Tip: Dealing With Narcolepsy When Driving
Injuries, Violence Are Leading Causes of Death for Young Americans
Less Toxic Transplant Treatment Offers Hope for Sickle Cell Patients
Liver Cancer Drug Fails to Live Up to Early Promise
Mammography Costs Soar for Seniors, But Detection Rates the Same: Study
No CDC Lab Workers Seem Sickened by Anthrax: Report
Prescriptions for Powerful Painkillers Vary Widely Among States: CDC
Treatment for Heroin Addiction Should Continue After Hospital Discharge: Study
iPads May Help Boost Speaking Skills in Kids With Autism: Study
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