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Health Highlights: April 30, 2014
'Freezing' Technique May Work for Some Women With Early Breast Cancer
By 9 Months, Baby's Visual Learning Kicks In: Study
Dispatcher-Assisted CPR Boosts Cardiac Arrest Survival in Kids: Study
Doctors Regrow Large Areas of Muscle Lost in Injured Soldiers
Even Routine Housework May Help Stave Off Disability
Health Tip: Help Manage IBS With Diet
Health Tip: Make Time for Breakfast
Is Healthy Obesity a Myth?
Nail Salons' Drying Lamps Carry Only Small Cancer Risk
Poor Fitness in Middle Age Tied to Early Death Risk in Study
Pregnancy Ultrasound a Big Bonding Moment for Dads-to-Be
Radiation May Equal Surgery, With Easier Recovery, for Cancerous Lymph Nodes
Stem Cells Used to Regenerate Heart Muscle in Monkeys
Traumatic Brain Injury Common Among Homeless Men
Vaccine Against Bird Flu Readied, Just in Case
Violent Older Siblings Set Bad Example


Health Highlights: April 29, 2014
'Breast Milk Banks' Gain in Popularity
Altruism May Help Shield Teens From Depression: Study
Calling Young Girls 'Fat' May Increase Their Teen-Obesity Risk
Caring for Severely Ill Kids May Have Silver Lining
Complications Fairly Common, Costly With Some Kidney Stone Treatments
FDA Moves Female Incontinence Device to 'High Risk' Status
HPV-Linked Oral Cancers May Not Be 'Contagious'
Health Tip: Keeping Seniors on Their Feet
Health Tip: Reducing Your Risk of Stress Fractures
High-Fiber Diet May Aid Heart Attack Survivors
Ironclad Findings About Red Meat's Harms?
Japan Quake Shows How Stress Alters the Brain
Lung Cancer Surgery May Be Safest at High-Volume Hospitals, Study Finds
Older Mothers at Higher Risk of Child With Autism, Study Suggests
Slightly Higher Risk of Birth Defects Seen in Pregnant Women on HIV Drugs
Spanking May Be More Common Than Parents Admit
Type 2 Diabetes May Shrink the Brain, Study Suggests
Working With Horses May Ease Stress in Kids


Health Highlights: April 28, 2014
Autism Affects Motor Skills Too
Gastro Woes More Common in Kids With Autism: Review
Health Tip: Running on a Trail
Health Tip: Why Am I Overweight?
Higher Doses of Antidepressants Linked to Suicidal Behavior in Young Patients: Study
Induced Labor May Lower Risk for C-Section, Study Finds
Joblessness an Unwanted Side Effect of Chemo for Breast Cancer
Lab Mice Stressed Out By Men, But Not Women, Study Finds
Medical Marijuana May Ease Some MS Symptoms, Study Concludes
More STD Screening on Horizon for Women?
No Link Found Between Playing Football in Hot Weather, Concussion Risk
Pediatricians Should Plan for Anthrax Attack, U.S. Experts Say
Pot-Booze Combo More Dangerous for Teen Drivers Than Alcohol Alone
Training Programs Protect Young Athletes From ACL Tears: Report
U.S. Kids Experiencing Less Violence: Surveys
Y Chromosome Loss Linked to Higher Cancer Risk in Men


A Memory Aid for Seniors: Laughter
Laughter May Work Like Meditation in the Brain


Single Motherhood Doesn't Seem to Hinder Happiness


Health Highlights: April 25, 2014
ADHD Drug Ritalin Boosted Self-Control in Tests
FDA Advisers: Ban Use of Behavior-Modifying 'Shock Devices'
FDA Warns Against Bogus Autism Treatments
Health Tip: Warning Signs of Social Anxiety Disorder
Keep Prescription Drugs Secure From Teens: Expert
Kids' Happiness Doesn't Depend on 2 Natural Parents, Says Study
Legalizing Medical Marijuana Doesn't Raise Teen Pot Use, Study Says
Like Humans, Ravens Understand There's a Pecking Order
Saturday Is National Drug Take-Back Day
Severe Obesity in Teens Tied to Possible Kidney Problems
Smoke-Free Laws May Help Prevent COPD Hospitalizations
Smoking, Drinking Combo Raises Odds for Esophageal Cancer
Statin Users Eating More Bad Food Than a Decade Ago, Study Shows
Stem Cells Yield Lab-Grown Skin, Researchers Say
Winter's Polar Vortex Ushers in Spring's 'Pollen Vortex'


Health Highlights: April 24, 2014
1 in 13 U.S. Schoolkids Takes Psych Meds: Report
Bullying Rates Drop Among American Teens: Study
Cell-Targeted Therapy Shows Early Promise Against MS
Could More Coffee Lower Your Odds for Diabetes?
FDA Approves HPV Test as Initial Screen for Cervical Cancer
FDA Reconsiders Behavior-Modifying 'Shock Devices'
FDA to Propose E-Cigarette Regulations
Frozen as Good as Fresh for Fecal Transplants for Diarrhea: Study
Genetic Code of Tsetse Fly May Help Fight Sleeping Sickness
Guidelines Aim to Detect More Congenital Heart Defects in Womb
Health Tip: Eat Healthy
Health Tip: Keep Your Kitchen Clean
Internet May Help Seniors Avoid Depression
Kids' Genetic Risk for Obesity Rises With Age, Study Finds
Measles on Upswing Despite Vaccines' Effectiveness: CDC
More Muscle May Help Kidney Dialysis Patients
Vitamin D May Not Lower Seniors' Fall Risk
Workplace Ladder Falls a Major Cause of Deaths, Injuries: CDC
Your Digestive Tract's Surface Is the Size of a Studio Apartment


Health Highlights: April 23, 2014
A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy
Aspirin's Ability to Prevent Colon Cancer May Depend on Your Genes
Athletic Trainers First Line of Treatment for Young Basketballers: Study
Early Sign of Kidney Disease Often Ignored, Study Says
Gene Therapy May Enhance Cochlear Implants, Animal Study Finds
Guys: Don't Take Your Y Chromosome for Granted
Health Tip: Signs Your Child Has An Overuse Injury
Health Tip: When Lifestyle Disrupts Sleep
People Seek Out Health Info When Famous Person Dies
People With Kidney Disease Show Higher Cancer Risk in Study
People With More Education May Recover Better From Brain Injury
Pot Smoking May Pose Heart Dangers, Study Suggests
Religious Music a High Note for Older Christians
Research Shows Ways to Speed Stroke Care
Scientists Study Gene Clues From 115-Year-Old Woman
Seniors Who Suffer Mental Declines May Face Earlier Death: Study


Health Highlights: April 22, 2014
Certain Type of Brain Malformation May Be Best Left Alone
Could Cow Fertilizer Help Spread Antibiotic Resistance?
Eye 'Training' May Help Restore Some Vision Lost to Glaucoma
Fear Won't Boost Exam Scores: Study
For Many Older Men, Impotence Is Treatable Without Drugs
For Teen Drivers, Unruly Passengers May Be Greater Threat Than Phones
Glaucoma Drug May Help Reverse Obesity-Related Vision Loss
Health Tip: Signs That You've Become Ill on a Trip
Health Tip: Wash Hands for Food Safety
Low Blood Sugar May Affect Heartbeat in People With Diabetes
Majority of Americans Support Obamacare Birth Control Provision: Survey
Mental Illness Not a Driving Force Behind Crime: Study
New Drugs May Help Prevent Migraines
Size of Fetus May Affect Stillbirth Risk
Spouse's Sunny Outlook May Be Good for Your Health
Two Drugs Work Equally Well for Epileptic Seizures in Kids: Study


Health Highlights: April 21, 2014
Adjusting Your Thermostat Might Improve Your Thinking
Bowel Illnesses Sometimes Coincide in Kids
Cyramza Approved for Stomach Cancer
False-Positive Mammograms Don't Deter Women From Future Screening: Study
Guys, Don't Bother Trying to Sound Sexy
Health Tip: Getting Rid of Dust Mites
Health Tip: Protect Your Skin
Homes Now 'Reservoirs' for Superbug MRSA
Language Problems Common for Kids With ADHD, Study Finds
Massage May Improve Blood Flow While Easing Muscle Soreness: Study
No Connection Between Induced Labor, Autism: Obgyns
Start Tornado Preparation Now, Expert Advises
Thinking, Memory Problems Tied to Blockages in Neck Artery
Too Little Sleep May Add to Teen Health Problems
Too Much Codeine Still Prescribed to U.S. Kids: Study
Transplant Expert Dispels Organ Donation Misconceptions


Genes May Help Determine Your Pain Threshold
How to Keep Your Fitness Goals on Track


If Kids Think Someone's Watching, They're More Likely to Wash Their Hands
Spring Cleaning Safety Tips


Health Highlights: April 18, 2014
Appetite, Taste Changes Reported After Weight-Loss Surgery
Certain Sedatives Tied to Breathing Problems in Older COPD Patients
Extroverts Happier Regardless of Culture, Study Finds
Happy Couples Nestle Together at Night, Survey Finds
Health Tip: Avoid Driving During Flood Warning
Health Tip: If Your Child is Constipated
How to Make 'Low-Cal' Menu Options More Palatable
More People Worldwide Eating 'Healthy' Fats, Study Finds
Nurses' Experience Key to Better Patient Care, Study Says
Oil-Swishing Craze: Snake Oil or All-Purpose Remedy?
Ragwitek Approved for Adult Ragweed Allergy
Restaurants in Poor Areas Push Unhealthy Foods, Study Finds
Scientists Probe What Makes People Get Their Groove On
So-Called 'Apple Shape' Not a Risk Factor for Breast Cancer: Study
Stress Tied to Worse Allergy Symptoms
Suddenly Health Insurance Is Not for Sale


Health Highlights: April 17, 2014
Bacteria May Survive Longer in Contact Lens Solution Than Thought
Creative Pursuits Might Boost Your Job Performance
FDA Approves Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pill
FDA Warns Against Procedure for Uterine Fibroids
Health Tip: Avoid Diaper Rash
Health Tip: Avoid Emotional Driving
Low Birth Weight, Lack of Breast-Feeding Tied to Inflammation Risk in Adulthood
Most Medical Devices Approved for Kids Only Tested on Adults: Study
Mouse Study Reveals New Secrets of Fertilization
Off Season May Not Be Long Enough to Recover From Football 'Hits'
Quarter of Prostate Cancer Patients May Abandon 'Watchful Waiting' Approach
Salmonella Cases Dip in U.S., But Food Poisoning Rates Remain High
School Bans on Chocolate Milk May Backfire
Scientists Find New Way to Observe 'Good' Brown Fat
Scientists Map DNA of Deadly Fungus
Small Childbirth Change Might Help Prevent Iron Deficiency in Babies: Study
Tonsillectomy May Spur Weight Gain in Kids, But Won't Cause Obesity: Study
White House: 8 Million People Signed Up for Health Insurance


Health Highlights: April 16, 2014
Apathy Might Signal Brain Shrinkage in Old Age: Study
Bleeding Irregularities Common in Menopause, Study Finds
Cancer 'Vaccine' for Advanced Disease Passes Early Hurdle
Chimps Prefer Firm 'Mattress'
Crunchy or Smooth? Food's Texture May Sway Perception of Calories
Diabetes Complication Rates Drop Among U.S. Adults
Experimental Measles Drug Shows Promise in Animal Trials
Free Drug Samples for Doctors Might Prove Costly for Patients
Health Tip: Preventing Stairway Falls
Health Tip: Use a Safe Stroller
Key Brain 'Networks' May Differ in Autism, Study Suggests
Leeches Help Save Woman's Ear After Pit Bull Mauling
Misdiagnoses Common Among U.S. Outpatients: Review
Placing Donor Windpipe First in Patient's Arm Helps With Transplant
Yoga Big on West Coast, Chiropractors Popular in Midwest
Your 'Healthy' Bacteria Are as Individual as You Are


Health Highlights: April 15, 2014
Blood Test Aims to Predict Breast Cancer's Return
Brain Scans Might Spot Potential for Recovery From Coma
Certain Thyroid-Related Diseases May Vary by Race
Drowning Deaths Down Overall, But Still a Problem: Report
Easter Lilies Toxic for Cats, FDA Warns
FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug
Family Dog Can Help Kids With Autism
Health Tip: Minimizing Seasonal Allergy Symptoms
Health Tip: Practice Biking Safety
Mother's Pregnancy Weight Gain May Influence Child's Obesity Risk
Nonwhites Exposed to More Air Pollution: Study
Obesity Linked to Increased Odds of Losing Baby, Study Finds
Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Poor Bone Health
Study Links Casual Marijuana Use to Changes in Brain
Tanzeum Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
Too Little Vitamin D May Add to Obesity's Burden
Younger Adults Hit Hardest This Flu Season


Health Highlights: April 14, 2014
As African Ebola Outbreak Spreads, Hopes for Vaccine Remain Years Away
Cervical Cancer Vaccine Program in England a Success, Researchers Report
Cheaper 'Gene Panel' Screening May Reveal Cancer Risks
Clues to Type 2 Diabetes Discovered on Mount Everest
Crankier Babies May Get More TV Time
Feed a Spouse, Starve an Argument?
Gene Variant May Double Alzheimer's Risk for Women: Study
Health Tip: Having Changes in Vision?
Health Tip: Secondhand Smoke Puts Babies at Risk
Less Salt Use Tied to Drop in U.K. Heart Deaths
Nearly 10 Percent of U.S. Adults Now Have Diabetes: Study
Pelvic Exercises May Help His Sex Life
Study Ties Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Boys
Taking Blood Thinners With Certain Painkillers May Raise Bleeding Risk
Young Dads at Risk of Depressive Symptoms, Study Finds
Young People With Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk: Study


Campfire Precautions Can Protect Kids From Burns
Prevent Tick Bites While Enjoying the Outdoors


Getting in Front of Back Pain


Health Highlights: April 11, 2014
Binge Drinking May Slow Wound Healing
Health Tip: Be a Safe Patient
Health Tip: What May Trigger Tension Headaches
New Health Secretary to Confront Health Care-Reform Hurdles
Rheumatoid Arthritis May Harm Kidneys
Sebelius Stepping Down as HHS Secretary
Spring Cleaning Helps Stave Off Allergy Symptoms: Experts
Study Outlines Emotional Impact of Domestic Violence on Kids
Swine Flu From 2009 Pandemic Also Struck Sea Otters: Study
Take Note: New Violins the Equal of a Famed Stradivarius
Teens' Indoor Tanning May Be Linked to Unhealthy Dieting
Time Spent With Grandkids Might Boost Women's Brain Power
Vegetables in Childhood May Benefit Breast Health


Health Highlights: April 10, 2014
A Doctor's 'People Skills' Affects Patients' Health
Age a Big Factor in Colon Surgery Complications, Study Finds
Civilians in War Zones Also Suffer Mental Health Problems: Study
Cure Rate for Experimental Hepatitis C Drug Tops 95 Percent
Does Facebook Make Women Feel Bad About Their Bodies?
Don't Bother 'Faking It' in the Bedroom
Girls Suffer Worse Concussions, Study Suggests
Health Tip: Eating Fish During Pregnancy
Health Tip: Is it Pinkeye?
Kitchen Cutting Boards Can Harbor Drug-Resistant Germs: Study
Lab-Grown Vaginas, Noses Herald New Options for Patients
Measles Cases Linked to U.S. Adoptions of Chinese Children: CDC
More High School Athletes Complying With Concussion Guidelines, Study Finds
Report Questions Effectiveness of Flu Meds
Social Skills a Casualty of Childhood Head Injury, Study Suggests
Specializing in One Sport as Child No Guarantee of Future Success
Too Many Foster Kids With ADHD Treated With Antipsychotic Drugs: Study


Health Highlights: April 9, 2014
A Failing Mind May Mean Lower Cancer Death Risk, Study Suggests
Aerobic Exercise May Help Older Women at Risk for Dementia
Certain Prescription Painkillers Tied to Higher Risk of Irregular Heartbeat: Study
Exercise May Curtail COPD Complications
Fewer Americans Overwhelmed by Medical Bills: Report
Free Drinking Water Available to Most U.S. Kids at School Lunch
Health Tip: Antihistamines Have Side Effects
Health Tip: Naptime for Toddlers
Hearing Loss Might Make Elderly Feel More Isolated
Heart Failure Drug Might Help Reduce Hospitalizations
High-Fat Diet May Boost Breast Cancer Risk
Irregular Periods May Be Risk Factor for Ovarian Cancer, Study Suggests
Naps Enhance Learning for Young Children, Study Says
Obesity May Shorten Colon Cancer Survival
Obesity-Related Enzyme Targeted in Mouse Study
Restaurants Pose Double the Risk of Food Poisoning Compared to Homes: Study
Study Links Coffee to Lower Liver Cancer Risk


Health Highlights: April 8, 2014
'Milestone' Therapy Produces Leg Movement in Paraplegics
Arsenic in Well Water Tied to Less Brain Power in U.S. Study
Aspirin Advised for Women at High Risk for Pregnancy Complication
Booze Brands In Pop Lyrics May Spur Teen Drinking
Carbon Monoxide Poisonings May Rise During Storms
Chemo Might Give Certain Lung Cancer Patients an Edge
Could Daughter's Cancer Risk Be Affected by Father's Age at Birth?
Experimental Drug Shows Early Promise for Some Cases of Advanced Melanoma
Health Care Workers Wash Hands More When Patients Watching
Health Tip: Confused About Healthy Eating?
Health Tip: Know the Hazards of Lead
Heat Waves Tied to Higher Rates of Early-Term Deliveries
ICU-Related Depression Often Overlooked, Study Finds
Just One Season of Hits in High School Football May Alter Brain: Study
Men With Eating Disorders Often Ignore Symptoms
Too Many Younger Teens Still Getting Pregnant: CDC


Health Highlights: April 7, 2014
Beans, Lentils, Peas: Your Recipe for Lower Cholesterol?
Childhood Obesity Adds Nearly $20K to Lifetime Medical Costs: Study
Complication Rate After Adult Tonsillectomy Higher Than Thought
Could Dads' Obesity Raise Autism Risk for Kids?
Drinking Milk May Slow Knee Arthritis in Women, Study Finds
Having Kids Walk to School Comes With Risks, Benefits
Health Tip: Install Smoke Detectors at Home
Health Tip: Why Your Body Needs Fat
Kids' Concussions Defined by Where They Live, Study Finds
More U.S. Children Severely Obese, Study Says
Muscle Weakness May Persist for Months After ICU Stay
Stem Cells Show Promise for Stroke Recovery
Stress Hormone May Drive Risk-Taking by Teen Motorists
Stroke Often Missed in ERs, Study Finds


Experimental Breast Cancer Drug Seems Safe, Effective for Advanced Disease


Health Highlights: April 4, 2014
Brief Whiplash Treatment Works as Well as Lengthy Therapy, Study Finds
Cutting Cigarette Scenes From TV Shows May Have Helped Reduce Smoking
DNA Test May Reveal Risk of Prostate Cancer's Return
Depression May Be Linked to Heart Failure
Driving Ability May Falter With Age in HIV-Positive Adults
Few Good Resources on Self-Harm Exist Online, Study Finds
Health Tip: Keep Your Breath Fresh
Health Tip: Talk to Kids About Strangers
Melanoma Death Risk Higher for Men Living Alone?
Men Have More Trouble Facing Sex Harassment in Military Than Women: Survey
Poor Sleep Tied to Mental Decline in Older Men
Teens' Screen Time May Affect Their Bone Health: Study
U.S. Traveler Returning From Africa Has Lassa Fever, CDC Says
Your Mentally Stimulating Job May Help Keep You Sharp in Retirement


Health Highlights: April 3, 2014
Could Coffee Lower Death Risk From Liver Cirrhosis?
Exercise, Diet May Help 'Pre-Diabetics' Dodge Heart Disease Death
FDA Approves Quick-Acting Drug to Reverse Prescription Painkiller ODs
FDA OKs Quick-Acting Antidote for Prescription Painkiller Overdose
Fertility Drugs May Not Raise Breast Cancer Risk: Study
Heart Disease Haunted Mummies, Too
Helping Doctors Spot Who's Not Taking Their Blood Pressure Meds
Hernia Repair Recovery Often Longer Than Expected
How You Digest Carbs May Influence Weight Gain, Study Says
Insomnia May Raise Stroke Risk, Especially for Younger Adults
Nicotine in E-Cigarettes a Growing Public Health Threat, CDC Says
Spotting Cause of Newborn Brain Injury Could Aid Prevention, Report Says
Stroke Risk Spikes Shortly After Shingles Episode: Study
Walking May Be Good Medicine for Kidney Patients
White Boys Most Prone to Color Blindness, Study Finds


Health Highlights: April 2, 2014
CDC Salt Guidelines Too Low for Good Health, Study Suggests
Childhood Eczema Often Persists Into Adulthood, Study Finds
College Football Players Have Stiffer Arteries, Study Finds
Doctors' Skill at Colonoscopy May Affect Patients' Colon Cancer Risk: Study
FDA Approves Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pill
For Greater Happiness, Spend Your Money on 'Life Experiences': Study
Hands-Free Cellphones Don't Make Driving Safer, Review Shows
More Doctors Than Consumers Favor Legalizing Medical Marijuana: Survey
More ERs Treating Headaches With Narcotics, Study Finds
Nearly Three-Quarters of U.S. Seniors Have Living Wills
Scientists Explore Better Way to Deliver Treatment for Eye Disease
The Morning Light May Help You Stay Slim
Under-the-Tongue Tablet Approved for Grass Allergies


Health Highlights: April 1, 2014
Cialis May Not Prevent Impotence in Men Treated for Prostate Cancer
Computer Program Spots 21 Distinct Facial Expressions
Consumers Flocked to on Last Day of Insurance Enrollment
Could Reducing Stress Help Bring On a Migraine?
Fruits and Veggies May Reduce Death Risk, Study Suggests
Jury Still Out on Benefits of Vitamin D
Monkeys on Very-Low-Cal Diet Lived Longer, Healthier Lives
More Evidence That Probiotics Won't Ease Baby's Colic
More Than 1 Million Americans Caring for Injured Veterans: Report
New Review Suggests Benefits of Annual Mammograms Are Overstated
Parental Messages That Stress No Alcohol Do Get Through, Survey Finds
Parents' Addiction May Be Linked to Arthritis in Offspring
Popular Kids May Be Targets for Bullying: Study
Scientists Make Gene Discovery in Lou Gehrig's Disease
Too Much Running Tied to Shorter Lifespan, Studies Find
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