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08/30/2013

Health Highlights: Aug. 30, 2013
Alcohol Dominates in Pop Music Lyrics: Study
Back-to-School Tips May Help Ease Sensory Overload in Kids
Black Women Less Likely to Get HPV Vaccine: Study
For Teens, Favorite Tunes May Impair Driving
Glass of Wine a Day May Ward Off Depression, Study Suggests
Health Tip: At Risk for Alzheimer's?
Health Tip: If Your Child Has Diabetes
In Showdowns Between Sexes, Male Ego Bruises Easily
Many Hispanics Don't Check for Skin Cancer: Study
Mellow Music May Help Stave Off Road Rage
New Moms, the Obese Prone to Flu Complications, Analysis Finds
Ocean Plume from Japan Nuke Disaster Will Reach U.S. by 2014
Spouse's Voice Easier to Tune In, Tune Out: Study
Whole Fruits Tied to Lower Diabetes Risk

08/29/2013

Health Highlights: Aug. 29, 2013
Anxiety Linked to a Need for More Personal Space
Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Rare Genetic Disorder
Facebook Use Linked to Brain's Reward Center
Fast-Food Ads Aimed at Kids Focus on Toys, Not Food
Gene Tweak Boosts Lifespan by 20 Percent in Mice
HPV Vaccination Rates Among Teens Still Lagging: CDC
Health Tip: Cleaning Up From a Flood
Health Tip: Keep Battery-Powered Devices Away From Kids
Hundreds of Thousands of Teens Use Pot, Alcohol Each Day: Report
Kids' Attitudes Toward Disabled People Improve With Contact
Middle-Aged Health Behavior a Matter of Degrees
New Clues to Causes of Autism Found
Poverty May Tax Thinking Skills
Prescription Sleep Aids a Common Choice for American Insomnia
Toddlers Can Die From Swallowing Parents' Drug Detox Meds
Urine Test May Show Risk of Mental Decline in People With Type 2 Diabetes

08/28/2013

Health Highlights: Aug. 28, 2013
Anti-Fungal Drug Not Tied to Most Birth Defects: Study
Brain Protein Is a Key to 'Senior Moments,' Study Finds
Brain Size May Yield Clues to Anorexia
Drinking Before First Pregnancy Raises Risk of Breast Cancer: Study
Health Tip: Be Ready for a Hurricane
Health Tip: Why Should I Stop Driving?
Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment Tied to Higher Risk of Stomach Cancer in Study
Humans Hardwired to Feel Others' Pain, Study Finds
In Type 2 Diabetes, Gut May 'Taste' Sugar Differently
Mental and Substance Disorders Major Cause of Nonfatal Illnesses
Migraines Linked to Changes in Brain Structure
Scientists Grow 'Model Brain' From Stem Cells
Should Everyone Over 65 Take a Statin?
Women Increasingly Prone to Kidney Stones
Women Who Care for Grandchildren May Be at Risk for Depression
Your Gut Bacteria May Predict Your Obesity Risk

08/27/2013

Health Highlights: Aug. 27, 2013
FDA Approves 1st Topical Gel to Ease Redness of Rosacea
Fewer U.S. Kids Buying Tobacco Products: Report
Gene May Raise Diabetics' Chances of Heart Disease
Health Tip: Kids Shouldn't Watch Too Much TV
Health Tip: Pack Safe School Lunches
High Cholesterol May Be Particularly Bad for Middle-Aged Men
Measles Outbreak Hits Texas Megachurch
Mexico Farm Tied to Stomach Bug Back in Operation
New Drug Combo Helps Hard-to-Treat Hepatitis C
Readmission Rates for Children May Not Reflect Hospital Performance
Simple Strategies Aren't Always Enough for Bedwetting
Spinal Fluid Test May Aid Early Detection of Parkinson's Disease
Stomach Bug Vaccine for Infants Protects Entire Community: CDC
Study May Explain Why Some Obese People Don't Get Diabetes
U.S. Nursing Homes Reducing Use of Antipsychotic Drugs
Want to Spend Less? Shop in High Heels, Study Says
What Is 'Play' to a Child With Autism?

08/26/2013

Health Highlights: Aug. 26, 2013
'Maintain, Don't Gain' May Work Best for Obese Black Women
Babies May Remember Words Heard Before Birth
Could Heavy Coffee Drinking Help Men Battle Prostate Cancer?
Gene Study Helps Advance Diagnosis of Cystic Fibrosis
Health Tip: Shopping for Skin Care Products
Health Tip: Triggers for Hiatal Hernia
Kids Benefit From Doctors' Antismoking Counseling: Experts
More Links Seen Between Autism, ADHD
Most Medications OK During Breast-Feeding, Report Says
New Defibrillator Works Without Wires Touching Heart
New Hope for Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer
Parents Deliberately Making Child Ill Can Be Deadly
Scientists Pinpoint Source of Mercury in Pacific Ocean Fish
Stuttering May Not Cause Emotional Woes in Preschoolers: Study
Terms Docs Use Can Influence Patients' Cancer Choices
Too Many Unnecessary Thyroid Biopsies Performed, Experts Say
U.S. Schools Show Progress in Healthy Behaviors, CDC Says
Worse Outcomes Seen When Patients Leave Hospital Against Medical Advice

08/25/2013

Doctors' Tips for Backpack Safety
Good Nutrition Can Boost School Performance, Expert Says

08/24/2013

Expert Tips for School Bus Safety
How to Help Kids Quell Back-to-School Jitters

08/23/2013

Health Highlights: Aug. 23, 2013
Allergies, Asthma Show Links to ADHD: Study
Brain May Recover From Concussion by Compensating
Calcium Plus Vitamin D Won't Cure Joint Pain, Study Finds
Health Tip: Choosing Canned Seafood
Health Tip: Help Manage ADHD
Hospitals Increasingly Give Powerful Clot-Buster for Stroke
Move More to Control Weight Gain During Pregnancy: Study
Skin Care Tips for Psoriasis Patients
Sleep Apnea Seen in Pregnant Women With Gestational Diabetes
Some Video Games May Boost Brain's Flexibility, Study Finds
Volunteering May Make People Happier, Study Finds

08/22/2013

Health Highlights: Aug. 22, 2013
Abuse of Painkillers Raises Risk of Heroin Use: Study
Breast-Feeding May Pass Good Bacteria From Mom to Baby
CDC Frees Up Drug That Fights Brain-Eating Amoeba
Cases Reported in Stomach Bug Outbreak Top 600
Family History of Diabetes Makes 'Prediabetes' More Likely, Study Finds
Health Tip: Find the Best Time to Exercise
Health Tip: Giving Your Skin What it Needs
Hyperbaric Oxygen Chambers Aren't Cure-Alls, FDA Warns
Kidney Cancer Drugs Equal in Prolonging Survival: Study
Kidney Disease Patients Can Benefit From Exercise: Study
Mom's Genes May Play Part in How Children Age
New Device IDs Disease-Causing Germs
Older Workers Who Drive Top Traffic Death List: CDC
Research Gets to Root of Redheads' Higher Melanoma Risk
Scientists Make Damaged Heart Cells Healthy Again in Lab Tests
U.S. Circumcision Rates Drop by 10 Percent: CDC
Ultra-Early Treatment Reduces Disability After Stroke: Study
Women Smokers Face Increased Risk of Lethal Stroke: Review

08/21/2013

Health Highlights: Aug. 21, 2013
'Fat Letters' Take the Stage in Childhood Obesity Debate
Antipsychotic Drugs May Triple Kids' Diabetes Risk, Study Suggests
Brain-Damaged Athletes May Show Mood or Thinking Impairments First
Could Flu Shots Help Prevent Heart Attacks?
Drug Shows Promise for People With Colitis, Crohn's Disease
Early Course of HIV Therapy May Give Infants a Break From Drugs
Experimental Treatment May Help Fight Deadly Ebola Virus
Genetic Risks for Eating Disorders, Alcoholism May Be Connected
Health Tip: Are You Taking Opioids as Prescribed?
Health Tip: Stay Safe During a Thunderstorm
Nicotine Addiction Level May Predict Weight Gain in Ex-Smokers
Poor Oral Hygiene Tied to Cancer-Linked Virus, Study Finds
Taking a Bath After a Workout? Hold the Ice, Researchers Say
Your Feet Aren't So Evolved After All, Study Reveals

08/20/2013

Health Highlights: Aug. 20, 2013
Blood Protein Disparity May Help Explain Blacks' Increased Heart Risk
Cancer-Surgery Complications Rise While Death Risk Drops
Childhood Bullying Scars Can Last Into Adulthood
Could Blood Test One Day Predict Suicide Risk?
Health Tip: Practice Water Safety With Children Around
Health Tip: Wear Protective Gear When Skateboarding or Skating
Hispanic Teens More Likely to Abuse Drugs: Survey
How Toddlers' TV Time Can Hurt Kindergarten Success
Lead Exposure Tied to Early Risk of School Suspension
Model Program Boosts Blood-Pressure Control for Patients
Researchers Prove Carbon Monoxide Passes Through Walls
Severe Low Back Pain May Foretell Future Woes
Shoe Inserts Don't Help Arthritic Knee Pain: Study
Study Casts Doubt on Effectiveness of Delerium Drug

08/19/2013

Health Highlights: Aug. 19, 2013
Autism May Be Overlooked in Young Latino Children
Brain Lesions More Common in High-Altitude Pilots, Study Finds
Copper in Environment May Be Tied to Alzheimer's
Determining Child's Risk When Older Sibling Has Autism
Epilepsy Drug Warnings May Slip Through Cracks
Fruit-Rich Diet Might Lower Aneurysm Risk
Health Tip: Foods That May Harbor Listeria
Health Tip: Protect Kids From Mercury Exposure
Heart Failure Survival May Get a Boost From Doctor's Visit
Insulin Pumps Better Than Injections for Kids With Type 1 Diabetes: Study
Many Teen Girls Using Tanning Beds: Report
Medical Lessons Learned From the Boston Bombing
More Cases Reported in Stomach Bug Outbreak
Plastics Chemicals May Boost Kids' Risk for Obesity, Diabetes
Simple Test May Spot Dementia Risk in Seniors With Diabetes
U.S. Lyme Disease Cases Vastly Underreported: CDC

08/18/2013

Backpack Safety Tips for Back to School

08/17/2013

Messy Office a Fertile Ground for Creative Mind: Study
Skin Allergies Can Flare Up in Summer Heat

08/16/2013

Health Highlights: Aug. 16, 2013
Cases in Stomach Bug Outbreak Continue to Climb
Certain Beer Brands Tied to More ER Visits, Study Finds
HIV Patients Get a Mental Lift From Exercise, Study Finds
Hand Gestures May Help Kids Solve Problems
Health Tip: Prepare for Hiking
Health Tip: Preparing Food With Less Fat
High-Tech Prostate Scan May Boost Cancer Detection
Kids With Autism Outperformed Others on Math Test, Study Found
Kindergartners' Soda Intake Linked to Aggression in Study
Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Glaucoma, Study Says
Study Sees Risk of Childhood Cancer Among Those With Specific Birth Defects
Talking to Your Daughter About Puberty
Using Blood Pressure Cuff Right Before Heart Surgery Cuts Heart Damage: Study

08/15/2013

Health Highlights: Aug. 15, 2013
Baby Boomers Need Hepatitis C Test, CDC Study Confirms
Breast-Feeding May Protect Some Women Against Breast Cancer
Certain Antibiotics Tied to Blood Sugar Swings in Diabetics
Eye Study Results May Offer New Therapy for Some Vision Loss
Groups Get $67M to Guide Uninsured Through Health Care Marketplace
Health Tip: Tailgate With Safe Food
Health Tip: Underage Drinking is Risky
Healthy Eating Might Ward Off Pancreatic Cancer: Study
Heavy Coffee Drinking Tied to Shorter Lives for Younger Adults in Study
High-Fat Diets May Spur Overeating, Mouse Study Suggests
Mediterranean Diet May Help Thwart Type 2 Diabetes, Study Finds
Obesity's Death Toll May Be Much Higher Than Thought
One Exercise Session Won't Bring a Good Night's Sleep
Partner's Chronic Pain Can Interfere With Your Sleep
Quit-Smoking Programs Work for Psychiatric Patients
Scientists ID Genes Behind Chronic Mountain Sickness
Study Challenges Theory About Left Brain/Right Brain Behavior

08/14/2013

Health Highlights: Aug. 14, 2013
'Watch & Wait' OK for Many Low-Grade Prostate Tumors: Study
18-Year Study Finds Drug Cut Prostate Cancer Risk
Colon Cancer Linked to Mouth Infection, Gum Disease?
Controversial Theory Behind Possible MS Cause Refuted
Could Facebook Habit Make You Less Happy?
Depression in Diabetes Patients Linked to Dementia, Study Finds
Health Tip: Enjoy Sausage Safely
Health Tip: Fit Your Teen's Feet
Infertility Rate Declines Among U.S. Couples
Link Among Obesity, Diabetes and Death Risk Is Complicated
MRIs May Spur Unneeded Mastectomies in Older Women With Breast Cancer
Many Psoriasis Patients Going Without Treatment, Study Finds
More Drugs Show Promise in Fighting Hepatitis C
More Women Consider Gene Test After Angelina Jolie Mastectomy Revelation
Respiratory Therapy May Lower Death Risk for Some Sleep Apnea Patients
Test of Preemie Breathing Treatments Finds Similar Complication Rates

08/13/2013

Health Highlights: Aug. 13, 2013
'Hookup' Culture on College Campuses Not All That New
Alzheimer's Research Takes a New Turn
Are Truck Drivers on the Road to Ill Health?
CDC: Heavy Drinking a Costly Burden to U.S.
Cervical Cancer Overlooked in Less-Developed Nations: Study
Company Tied to Stomach Bug Outbreak Stops Shipments to U.S.
Having More Siblings Might Lower Your Divorce Risk
Health Tip: Managing With Sensitive Teeth
Health Tip: When Your Child Is Scared of the Dark
MRI Might Allow Earlier Diagnosis of Dyslexia: Study
Many Risk Factors for Early Dementia Can Show Up in Teens
Marriage Beyond Reach of Many Working-Class Americans: Study
Mediterranean Diet May Counter Genetic Risk of Stroke
Men's Share of Housework May Depend on Career Choice
New Drug Approved to Treat HIV-1
Pregnant and Obese: Early Deaths Noted Among Offspring
Prompt Surgery May Be Best for Heart Valve Leak
Sports-Related Sudden Death More Likely to Occur in Men: Study
Stroke Rates Dropped Over Decade, Study in Texas Finds
Study IDs Best Heart Failure Patients for Pacemakers
Twitter Chat: How to Prepare for a Healthy School Year

08/12/2013

Health Highlights: Aug. 12, 2013
ADHD + Texting = Double Trouble for Teen Drivers, Study Finds
Breast-Feeding Tied to Reduced Child Obesity
Childhood Tummy Aches May Be Tied to Adult Anxiety, Depression
Closeness Between Grandparents, Adult Grandkids May Ease Depression
Cutting Soot, Methane Will Benefit Climate Less Than Predicted: Study
Diet Choices May Help Diabetics Stave Off Kidney Disease
Eating Fish May Be Tied to Lower Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk: Study
Eye Photography May Reveal Stroke Risk, Study Finds
Famous Face Test May Spot Early Dementia
Health Tip: Comfort a Child With Croup
Health Tip: Help Toddlers Prepare for School
Induced Labor Linked to Raised Risk of Autism, Study Suggests
Obesity Risk Factors May Vary for Boys, Girls
Preemie Birth May Raise Risk of Adult Heart Trouble
Ruling Out Unneeded Ankle X-Rays for Kids
Vitamin D Supplements Don't Lower Blood Pressure: Study

08/11/2013

Early Sex, Drugs More Common Among Teens With Half-Siblings, Study Suggests
Genetic Overlap Seen in Five Mental Disorders
New Genetic Clues to Severe Childhood Epilepsy

08/10/2013

Cultural 'Myths' Could Shape Pregnant Women's Expectations
Dogs May Elicit More Empathy Than Some People

08/09/2013

Health Highlights: Aug. 9, 2013
'Superbug' Can Spread to Nearby Hospitals
Asian Tiger Mosquito Could Spread U.S. Disease
Cigarette Taxes Deter Heavy Drinking, Study Suggests
Family Members of Kids With Cancer Also at Risk
Health Tip: Got Enough Breast Milk?
Health Tip: Keep Pet Food Safe
Lasers in Toys Can Cause Serious Eye Damage, FDA Warns
Pictures May Help Encourage Skin Cancer Self-Exams
Quarterback's Death, NFL Study Split Over Brain Disorder
Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 307 in 37 States
Soda Tax Won't Curb Obesity, Study Contends
What to Do If Your Child Chokes
Women Tend to Seek Help for Alcohol Abuse Sooner Than Men
Young Homeless People With Friends at Lower Risk for STDs: Study

08/08/2013

Health Highlights: Aug. 8, 2013
Answers to Yes/No Questions Seen in Pupil Size: Study
Black Infants in U.S. Twice as Likely to Die as Whites: CDC
Concussed Athletes May Not Be Good at Self-Reporting Recovery
Early Discipline Tied to Less Use of Drugs, Alcohol in Teens
Kidney Dialysis Patients May Fare Better When Docs Have Lighter Caseloads
Many Docs Wrongly Prescribe Powerful Antibiotics: Study
Many Kids With Asthma Live With Secondhand Smoke: CDC
Meditation Could Help Smokers Cut Down, Study Hints
Probiotics Not Warranted for Seniors Taking Antibiotics: Study
Quick Test May Help Prevent Hospital Delirium, Researchers Say
Rapid Test Detects HIV-1 and HIV-2 Antibodies and HIV-1 Antigen
Rheumatoid Arthritis Increases Potential for Blood Clots, Study Suggests
Stomach Bug Outbreak Cases Top 500
Urging Your Partner to Diet May Backfire

08/07/2013

Health Highlights: Aug. 7, 2013
Could Hot Cocoa Improve Brainpower in Seniors?
Discovery May Help Pinpoint Risk of Lung Cancer Returning After Surgery
Dolphins Remember for Decades, Study Finds
Fitness Club Best Place for Cardiac Arrest Survival: Study
Food Additive Safety Often Determined by Those With Food Industry Ties: Study
Former President Bush Home After Heart Surgery
Gene Tied to Obesity in Humans
High Blood Sugar Levels Tied to Small Increases in Dementia Risk
Nice Kids Get Treated Nicely: Study
Obese Kids More Likely to Have Asthma, With Worse Symptoms
Psoriasis, Other Medical Conditions May Be Linked, Study Says
Typical Pregnancy Length May Vary More Than Thought
Yawn and Your Dog Yawns With You

08/06/2013

Health Highlights: Aug. 6, 2013
1 in 3 Young U.S. Women Uses 'Withdrawal' for Birth Control
Childhood Obesity Rates Drop Slightly: CDC
China Bird Flu Appears to Have Spread From Person to Person
Earlier Acne Outbreaks May Be Caused by Earlier Puberty: Experts
Former President George W. Bush Gets Heart Stent
Indoor Incense Triggers Lung Cell Inflammation, Study Shows
Joint Alcohol-PTSD Treatment Appears Effective, Study Finds
Mental Health Services Should Be Part of Emergency Disaster Care: Review
Mother's Personality Influences Breast-Feeding Decision, Study Finds
New Clues to Fibromyalgia's Causes
Postpartum Depression Risk May Rise for New Moms in Big Cities
Red Night Light Better for Blue Mood: Animal Study
Self-Monitoring Blood Pressure Appears to Improve Results, Study Finds
U.S. Troops' Suicide Risk Tied to Mental Illness, Not Combat: Study
Walking to Work Tied to Lower Diabetes Risk

08/05/2013

Health Highlights: Aug. 5, 2013
Antioxidant Supplements Don't Help Women Get Pregnant: Review
Casino Smoking Ban Tied to Drop in Ambulance Calls
Channel Blockers for Blood Pressure Linked to Breast Cancer Risk, Study Finds
Economic Recession Tied to 'Harsh' Parenting From Mothers
First Vaccine Against 4 Flu Strains Ready to Ship
If Parents Ever Smoked, Teens May Be More Likely to Light Up
Lymphoma Risk Varies for Celiac Disease Patients
Mailed Invites May Boost Colon Cancer Screening Rates: Study
Metformin May Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer Death, Researchers Say
Mother's Asthma During Pregnancy May Raise Child's Health Risks
Obese Women Just As Likely to Have Success Using IVF With Donor Eggs
Scientists ID Molecule Behind Sunburn Pain
Stomach Bug Outbreak Source in Two States Traced to Mexican Farm
Sugary Drinks Tied to Preschoolers' Extra Pounds
Taking the Sting Out of Insect-Bite Allergies
Whites Are Heavier Users of Weight-Loss Surgery, Study Finds

08/02/2013

Health Highlights: Aug. 2, 2013
'Retail Therapy' Might Not Be So Bad After All
400 Now Sickened in Stomach Bug Outbreak
Bump Seen in Substance Abuse Treatment During Pregnancy
Childhood Abuse Linked to Later Thyroid Problems for Women
FDA Defines 'Gluten-Free' for Food Labels
FDA Warns of Rare Skin Reactions to Acetaminophen
Male Holocaust Survivors May Live Longer Than Prewar Jewish Emigrants
More Follow-Up Needed for Kids With High Blood Pressure Reading
Playing Violent Video Games Linked to Impulsive Behavior
Smart Technology May Help Kids With Autism Learn, Communicate
Teens' IQ Takes a Hit From Fighting, Study Finds
U.S. Obesity-Prevention Efforts Fall Short: Report

08/01/2013

Health Highlights: Aug. 1, 2013
Camping Sets Body Clock In Tune With Nature
Exercise Won't Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds
Fat-Cell 'Switch' May Determine Whether Body Stores Energy or Burns It
New Dads' Interest in Sex Often Drops After Childbirth: Study
Peripheral Artery Disease on the Rise Worldwide
Rare Eye Disease Leaves People Without an Iris
Stomach Bug Outbreak Grows, Bagged Salad Implicated
U.S. Gun Violence: Murders Down, Suicides Up, CDC Reports
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