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Does Timing Play a Role in Survival After Hospital Admission, Surgery?
Experimental Drug May Extend Lung Cancer Survival, Study Suggests
New Drug Shows Promise for Resistant Thyroid Cancer
Pair of Pills Shows Promise for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer


Health Highlights: May 30, 2014
5 or More Bad Sunburns While Young Tied to Higher Melanoma Risk
Calcium Supplements Don't Raise Women's Heart Risks, Study Says
Could White Bread Be Making You Fat?
Do Stressed-Out Men Have Weaker Sperm?
Drug May Lower Odds of Early Menopause in Breast Cancer Patients
FDA Approves Generic Version of Painkiller Celebrex
Health Tip: Coping With Chronic Illness
Health Tip: Keep Pool Water Clean
Preventing Tick Bites
Prom Isn't a Good Reason to Hit the Tanning Salon
Schizophrenia May Raise Dementia Risk in Older Adults
Scientists Spot Clues to Why Males Have Tougher Time in the Womb
Steroids May Not Be Wise Choice for Intensive-Care Patients
Stopping Statins for Terminal Patients a Safe Option: Study
Why Youngest, Oldest Marathoners Post Similar Times


Health Highlights: May 29, 2014
Abnormal Lung Scan May Be 'Teachable Moment' for Smokers
Animal Trials Show Promise for Treating Eye Cancer
Diabetes Drug May Spur Weight Loss in Obese Nondiabetics
Diabetics Fare Worse After Heart Surgery, Study Finds
FDA Orders New Warning Labels for Tanning Beds
Fast Weight Loss May Mean Muscle Loss
Having Babies May Be 'Contagious' Among Long-Time Friends
Health Tip: Caring for Acne-Prone Skin
Health Tip: Strap Big Kids in a Booster Seat
Heart Risks Depend on Which Blood Pressure Number Is High: Study
Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer Seen in Circumcised Blacks: Study
Many Pets Are Too Plump
More Americans Working to Control Blood Pressure, Cholesterol: CDC
Obesity, Overweight Rates Jump Worldwide, Report Finds
Remote Monitoring Device Approved for Heart Patients
Richard III's Curved Spine Had Little Impact on His Mobility: Study
Sagging Eyelids More Common in Men, Fair-Skinned and Overweight: Study
Scientists See Environmental Changes to Genes in Kids With Autism
Sperm Swim Against the Current, Study Finds
U.S. Measles Cases at 20-Year High
Viewing E-Cigarette Use May Keep Smokers From Quitting


Health Highlights: May 28, 2014
Antidepressant Eases Menopause-Related Symptoms, Study Finds
CDC: 3rd Suspected MERS Case Was False Alarm
Can Fire Retardants Raise Risk of Children Born With Lower IQs?
Cynics at Higher Risk for Dementia? Yea, Right
Facing Death, Most U.S. Doctors Would Decline Extraordinary Measures
Health Tip: Create a Healthier Salad
Health Tip: Seniors Need Preventive Care
Indoor Tanning Ups Melanoma Risk, Even Without Burning: Study
Low-Power Laser May Trigger Tooth Repair
Man Dies of Lung Disease After Working With Countertops, Doctors Report
Many Delay Blood Thinners After Stent Placement, Risking Death
Mediterranean Diet May Keep Kids Slimmer
Obesity Crisis Has Scaled Even the Himalayas
Older Black Trauma Patients Fare Better Than Whites in ER: Study
Researchers Identify New Genetic Building Blocks
Today's Heroin Abusers Often Middle-Class Suburbanites: Study
U.S. Teens' Cardiorespiratory Fitness Has Dropped in Last Decade: Report


Health Highlights: May 27, 2014
1 in 5 Elderly Patients in U.S. Injured Due to Medical Care
A Walk a Day Keeps Disability at Bay
Cancer Center Ads Focus on Emotions More Than Facts, Study Finds
Doctor Shares Tips for Preventing Falls Among Seniors
FDA Approves Antibiotic for Skin Infections
Health Tip: Choosing a Moisturizer
Health Tip: Handle Stress in a Healthy Way
Kids More Likely Than Adults To Be Resistant to HIV Meds: Study
Kids' Snacking Gets Less Nutritious as They Age
Memory Problems After Chemo Linked to Brain Changes
New Guidelines Recommend Longer Tamoxifen Treatment
Obesity Gene May Explain Why Some Gain Weight as They Age
Researchers Find Gene Behind Albino Dobermans
When Teachers Are Depressed, Preschoolers May 'Act Out' More
Your Income Might Influence Your Risk for Certain Cancers


Dad's Brain Becomes More 'Maternal' When He's Primary Caregiver: Study
Health Tip: Easing Baby's Cradle Cap
Health Tip: Stay Involved in Your Childrens' Internet Use
Iodine Deficiency Common in Pregnancy, Pediatricians Warn
Task Force Recommends Hep B Screening for High-Risk People
Tips for Staying Safe in the Sun


Don't Let the Warm Weather Leave You Snakebitten


Jump in, Just Don't Swallow the Water


Health Highlights: May 23, 2014
Air Travel Safe After Chest Surgery, Surgeon Says
Brain Changes May Accompany Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis in Kids
Cyberbullying Knows No Socio-economic Bounds
Fewer Americans Believe E-Cigs Safer Than Tobacco Cigarettes: Study
Fit Kids Have Better Body-Fat Distribution, Study Finds
Guard Your Good Vision, Experts Say
Health Tip: Caring for Foot Arthritis
Health Tip: Stay Cool to Prevent Heat Rash
Mental Illness Linked to Shortened Life Spans
New Campaign Seeks to Help Sleep-Deprived Americans
Size of Brain Aneurysm Doesn't Predict Chances of Rupture: Study


Health Highlights: May 22, 2014
Cheaper Food May Be Fueling U.S. Obesity Epidemic
Consistent Protein Intake Key to Muscle Strength, Study Says
Costs a Barrier to Asthma Care for Some Kids
Diabetes May Be Bigger Threat to the Female Heart: Study
FDA OKs Test to Improve Blood Donor-Recipient Matching
Health Tip: Swaddle Baby Safely
Health Tip: Why Teeth Are Sensitive
Illegal Online Meds Targeted in Worldwide Crackdown, FDA Says
Kidney Transplant Beats Intensive Dialysis, Study Says
Music May Be Especially Stimulating During Pregnancy
New Dialysis Machine Treats Tiniest of Newborns
Researchers Explore New Target for Malaria Vaccine
Sharp Rise in ER Visits Tied to Abuse of Sedative, Study Finds
Some Kids With Cochlear Implants Suffer Memory Problems
Type of Kidney Disease May Dictate Cancer Risk
Yelp Can Help Spot Food Poisonings at Restaurants


Health Highlights: May 21, 2014
COPD Patients Face Greater Risk of Heart Failure, Study Says
Diet Tied to Better Breathing in COPD Patients
Double Mastectomy Often Not Needed, Study Finds
Exercise Linked to Improved Bladder Cancer Survival
FDA OKs New Drug for Hard-to-Treat Colitis and Crohn's
Good Grades = Bigger Bucks
Health Tip: Avoiding College Weight Gain
Health Tip: Giving Medicine to Your Child
In Elections, Thin May Help Bring the Win
Losing Weight at Any Age May Help the Heart
Mouse Study Raises Possibility of New Treatment for Diabetes
Physical Therapy May Not Improve Hip Arthritis, Study Finds
Placenta Might Have Its Own Helpful Bacteria
Ultrasound Trumps CT Scan for Diagnosing Kidney Stones in Study
Walking at Home Can Help Boost Poor Circulation in Legs, Study Shows


Health Highlights: May 20, 2014
Blood Test May Spot Pancreatic Cancer Earlier
Can E-Cigarettes Help You Quit Smoking?
Could Sleep Apnea Affect Your Hearing?
Diet, Lifestyle Affect Prostate Cancer Risk, Studies Find
Doctors' Use of E-Records More Than Doubles
Entyvio Approved for Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease
Exercise Aids in Stroke Recovery
FDA Approves New Artificial Sweetener
Foreclosures Tied to Higher Suicide Risk in Study
Gene Tests May Improve Lung Cancer Care: Study
Health Tip: Controlling Anger
Health Tip: Preventing Heel Pain
High Cholesterol May Delay Parenthood, Study Suggests
Reports of Chest Pain Down For Whites, But Not Blacks
Scientists Find More Genes Tied to Alcoholism Risk
Sleep Apnea Linked to Raised Stroke Risk in Women, Too
Stillbirth Remains an 'Unacknowledged Problem'
Two-Thirds of U.S. Adults May Carry HPV
Unwanted Germs Can Land, Last Inside Jetliners


Health Highlights: May 19, 2014
'Sterile' Urine May Be a Myth
Children's Asthma Linked to Air Pollution in 2nd Trimester: Study
Delaying Measles-Related Vaccines May Raise Seizure Risk: Study
Existing Drugs May Work Against MERS, Studies Suggest
Florida MERS Patient Released From Hospital
Health Tip: Enjoy a Safe Manicure and Pedicure
Health Tip: Keep Kids Safe in Shopping Carts
ICU Patients at Much Greater Risk for PTSD: Study
Jury Still Out on Whether Doctors Should Screen for Suicide Risk
More Americans Hospitalized for Irregular Heartbeat, Study Finds
More Evidence Ties Poor Sleep to Obesity in Kids
Mouse Study Hints at How Mediterranean Diet Protects the Heart
Pancreatic Cancer Will Be 2nd Deadliest Cancer by 2030: Study
Removal of Faulty Mesh for Incontinence May Not Improve Women's Symptoms
Saying 'I Do' Because of Similar DNA?
Sports Injuries Can Damage Kidneys, Study Finds
Windshield Washer Fluid May Be Source of Legionnaires' Disease


2 Drugs Offer Hope for Fatal Lung Disease
Blood Infections Play Role in Up to Half of Hospital Deaths: Study
Dogs May Help Spot Human Prostate Cancers, Study Finds
Heat Waves Could Worsen COPD Symptoms, Study Suggests
No Link Found Between Low Sperm Count, Birth Defects
Urine Test May Help Spot Dangerous Blood Clots
Vitamin D Supplements May Not Help Ease Asthma


Botox Might Help Treat Bladder Disorders
Experts Debate Value of Self-Exam for Testicular Cancer
Sleeping Pill Use Tied to Poorer Survival for Heart Failure Patients
Third U.S. Man Tests Positive for MERS Virus, CDC Reports


Health Highlights: May 16, 2014
Health Tip: Exercise for Stress Relief
Health Tip: Help Your Child Give Up Thumb Sucking
Hips Pivotal in Avoiding Elbow Injuries While Pitching
Hookahs Not a Safe Alternative to Cigarettes, Study Shows
Injuries From Swallowed Magnets on the Rise in Kids, Study Finds
New Drug for Chagas Disease Disappoints in 1st Human Trial
People With High Blood Pressure Often Have a 'Salt Tooth'
Seat Belts, Air Bags May Save Your Kidneys
Single Moms' Job Loss May Have Long Term Impact on Kids
Sperm, Semen Defects May Be Linked to Shorter Life Spans
Study Examines Effort to Preserve Voice During Thyroid Surgery
Surgery Isn't Only Option for Women With Ovarian Cancer Genes
Tough-to-Treat Breast Cancer Nearly Twice as Common in Black Women: Study
Tweens Who Play Sports Less Likely to Smoke: Study
Using Internet, Apps to Manage Blood Pressure Has Dangers: Study


Health Highlights: May 15, 2014
Another Downside to Obesity for Teens: Fewer Friends
As Summer Arrives, CDC Offers Pool Chemical Safety Tips
Concussion Rates Double Among High School Athletes: Report
Could a Blood Test Predict Breast Cancer's Return?
Dogs Join Fight Against Bone Cancer
Flame Retardants Common in Dust at Child Care Centers: Study
Health Tip: Choosing the Right Toothbrush
Health Tip: Dealing With Shift Work Fatigue
Migraines Linked to Increased Risk of 'Silent Strokes'
Obesity May Raise Breast Cancer Death Risk for Some Women
Purposeful Life Might Be a Longer Life
Scientists Get Closer to the Stem Cells That May Drive Cancers
Start Sleep Drug Lunesta at Lower Dose for Safety, FDA Says
Stem Cells Reverse MS-Like Illness in Mice
Study Probes Link Between Early Antibiotic Use, Asthma
Walking Could Be Key Step Against Kidney Disease
Water Poses More Danger for Black Youths Than Whites: CDC


Health Highlights: May 14, 2014
Adults With Autism at Risk for Many Health Problems: Study
CDC Urges Anti-HIV Pill for People at High Risk of Infection
Could Certain Antidepressants Slow Alzheimer's?
Early Menopause Linked to Heart Failure Risk in Swedish Study
Early Repetitive Behaviors May Signal Autism Risk
FDA Asks Public to Join Battle Against Smoking by Children
Hand Microbes Might Reflect Where, How You Live
Health Tip: Choose Healthy Snacks
Health Tip: Trim the Fat From Meat
MERS Not Yet a Public Health Emergency: WHO
Prescription Drug Use Continues to Climb in U.S.
Some Prostate Cancer Patients Might Safely Delay Hormonal Therapy: Study
Stepped-Up Screening Would Uncover More Lung Cancers, Study Says
Study Probes Why Kids With Autism Are Oversensitive to Touch, Noise
Surgical Outcomes Worse for People on Medicaid: Study
There May Be Such a Thing as 'Too Much Exercise'
Time Outdoors May Help Kids Connect With Nature
Unneeded Cancer Care Is Rare, Study Finds


Health Highlights: May 13, 2014
2 Florida Hospital Workers Who Treated MERS Patient Fall Ill
Almost 1 in 20 Young Teens Binge Drinks, Canadian Study Finds
College Students' Unhealthy Habits Can Mark Their Future
ERs See Spike in Traumatic Brain Injuries
Health Tip: Take Steps to Cut Cholesterol
Health Tip: Which SPF Do I Need?
Intensive Insulin Therapy Might Aid Diabetics After Heart Attack
Lung Cancer Not on Many Women's Radar: Survey
Music May Benefit Your Brain
New Drug May Help Lower 'Bad' Cholesterol Beyond Statins
Osteoporosis Drugs' Long-Term Use Needs More Research: FDA
People With Mental Health Issues More Likely to Turn to E-Cigarettes: Study
Pets Can Carry Same 'Superbug' Strains as Their Owners: Study
Researchers Shed Light on Link Between Stress, Heart Trouble
Several Medications Can Help People Quit Drinking: Study
Smaller Brain Volume Seen in College Football Players in Study


Health Highlights: May 12, 2014
2nd MERS Case Identified in U.S.
Adult Health Better for Bullies Than Their Victims: Study
App for Bipolar Disorder Being Tested
Car Crash Risk May Go Up During Pregnancy
College Guys More Likely to Drive While Stoned Than Drunk, Study Finds
Counseling Urged for Obese People at Higher Odds for Heart Disease: Experts
Drug Therapy May Lower Odds That Kids With ADHD Will Smoke
Fitness May Help Older Men With High Blood Pressure Live Longer
Foreclosures May Raise Neighbors' Blood Pressure
Health Tip: Dealing With Baby's Gas
Health Tip: Shop Smart at Farmers Markets
Kids' Concussion Symptoms Can Linger Long After Injury: Study
Resveratrol in Red Wine May Not Be Such a Health Booster, After All
Smoking More Likely Among Teens Whose Parents Light Up
Timing Influences Risk of Complications From Circumcision: Study
U.S. Cervical Cancer Rates Higher Than Thought
Wasteful Medicare Spending Topped $1.9 Billion in 1 Year: Study
Workplace Solvents Linked to Long-Term Memory, Thinking Problems


Mild Electrical Zaps to Brain Induce 'Lucid Dreaming' in Study
Skin Cancer Prevention Tips


Can Doing the Dishes Save a Young Marriage?
Know the Signs of Stroke


Health Highlights: May 9, 2014
40 Isn't Too Old To Start Intensive Exercise, Study Finds
Americans More Self-Interested Than Ever, Study Finds
Antipsychotics Help Cut Crime Rate: Study
Bionic Prosthetic Arm Approved
Diabetics Fare Well After Kidney Transplants, Study Finds
FDA OKs Artificial Arm That Does Complex Tasks
Health Tip: Is Your Child Old Enough to Stay Home Alone?
Health Tip: Managing Arthritis-Related Fatigue
Just Seeing a Doctor May Boost the Odds of Surviving Melanoma
Men Who Have Insurance Most Likely to Get Implanted Defibrillators: Study
More Women Delaying First Pregnancy: CDC
Premature Menopause May Affect Women's Brains
Solar Flares Might Actually Help Some Heart Patients
Stillbirths Higher After Hurricanes Katrina And Rita: Study
Syphilis Cases Climbing Among Gay Men: CDC
Tips for New Moms on Mother's Day


Health Highlights: May 8, 2014
A Fake Laugh Fools Few
Add Heart Test to High School Athletes' Screening, Cardiologists Say
Brain Activity Changes in Pregnant Women, Study Finds
CDC Targets 5 Parasitic Infections
Climate Change Will Make Breathing in Summer Harder: Study
Exercise Crucial for Women's Heart Health After 30, Study Finds
FDA Approves New Type of Anti-Clotting Drug
Frequent Arguments Might Be the Death of You
Fruits and Veggies May Lower Stroke Risk
Health Tip: Dealing With an Autism Spectrum Disorder
Health Tip: How Many Zzzz's Do You Need?
Implanted Device Lowers Blood Pressure in Rat Study
Is Your Brain Overheating? Try Yawning
Many Iraq-Afghanistan War Vets Struggle to Find Enough Food: Study
One Woman's Cancer Battle Highlights Promise of New Treatment
Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Prevent Heart Rhythm Disorder
Zontivity Approved For People at High-Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke


Health Highlights: May 7, 2014
Alcohol Fuels Liver Disease in Those With HIV and Hepatitis C
Asthma Linked to Bone Loss in Study
Could Climate Change Strip Foods of Some Nutrients?
Could a Few Beers a Week Cut a Woman's Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk?
E-Cigarette Vapor Contains Potentially Harmful Particles: Review
Health Tip: Understanding Childhood Obesity
Insurers: Sizeable Majority Has Paid Obamacare Premiums
Little Cigars Liked by Teens Are Still 'Candy-Flavored Tobacco': Report
Most Docs Believe Patients Get Too Many Medical Tests
Nicotine Poisoning of Infant Highlights 'E-Cig' Dangers, Docs Report
Scientists Create 1st Living Organism From Artificial DNA
Screening May Help Boost Liver Cancer Survival Rates
Surgical Treatments Equally Effective for Women With Poor Leg Circulation
Ultrasound of Lymph Nodes No Less Accurate for Obese Women, Study Says
Viagra, Cialis May Help Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Patients


Health Highlights: May 6, 2014
Blood Pressure Drugs Help Keep Heart Trouble at Bay: FDA
Brain Stimulation Shows Early Promise Against Alzheimer's
Could Energy Drinks Be Wrong Choice for Some Teens?
Daily Aspirin Regimen Not Safe for Everyone, FDA Warns
Doctors Should Give Toddlers Fluoride Treatments: U.S. Task Force
Exercise Could Help Disabled People, But Too Few Are Active: CDC
Health Tip: Baby Should Sleep on Her Back
Health Tip: Growing a Healthy Garden
Kids With ADHD May Also Suffer Family Troubles
MERS Can Be Transmitted From Camel to Human, Study Confirms
Mom-to-Be's TV Habits Might Affect Her Child's Weight: Study
Motorcycle Accidents Claiming Fewer American Lives
Number of U.S. Elderly Will Double By 2050: Report
Older Infertile Couples Should Try In Vitro Fertilization First: Study
Skills Like Walking, Talking Don't Come Easily for Minority Kids With Autism
Sleep Apnea Linked to Raised Risk of Death in Pregnancy
Weight Gain Fears Keep Some Smokers From Quitting


Health Highlights: May 5, 2014
1st U.S. MERS Patient May Be Released From Hospital Soon
Cheaper Copayments Boost Drug Follow-Up: Study
Deaths Rates Fell in Massachusetts After Health-Care Reform
Despite Childhood Obesity Epidemic, Few Kids Tested for Cholesterol
Disease Outbreaks May Not Change Minds of Vaccine Opponents
Experts Issue Treatment Guidelines for Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer
Hard Work Propels Asian-American Students to Head of Class: Study
Health Tip: Controlling Dust and Dust Mites
Health Tip: Understanding Corns and Calluses
In Crashes That Kill Children, It's Their Driver Who's Often Drunk
Major Women's Health Study Paid Big Dividends
New Colon Polyp Removal Method May Be Easier on Patients
Readmission to Another Hospital May Threaten Patient Safety: Study
Sustained Workouts May Help Aging Hearts
Young Blood Boosts Brains of Old Mice


1st U.S. MERS Patient Improving, Officials Say
Many Bullied Teens Carry Weapons to School, Study Finds
Young Adults Think E-Cigs Safer Than Tobacco Ones


Depression Tied to Crohn's Disease Flare-Ups
Doctors Often Suggest Pricier, Brand-Name Meds for Reflux: Study
Genes, Environment May Play Equal Parts in Autism Risk: Study
Kids' Diabetes Rates Up Dramatically in 8 Years, Study Finds
Many Parents Not Following Safe Sleeping Practices for Babies
Nightmares May Haunt Bullied Kids
Prenatal Fish Oil Supplements May Not Boost Child's Brain Health, Study Finds
Smoking in Pregnancy May Be Linked to Baby's Heart Defects
Study Finds Steroids May Not Be Helpful After Infant Liver Surgery
Substance Use at School Could Be Cry for Help
Whooping Cough Vaccination During Pregnancy Seems Safe: Study


Health Highlights: May 2, 2014
1st MERS Case Reported in U.S.
Alzheimer's Variation May Often Go Unrecognized: Study
Brain Scans Spot Possible Clues to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Does Higher-Priced Food Taste Better?
FDA Panel Says No to Over-the-Counter Allergy Drug Singulair
For Newly Insured Under Obamacare, a Steep Learning Curve
Health Tip: Batteries May Be Dangerous for Kids
Health Tip: Talk to Your Kids About Alcohol
Helmets Not Helpful for Babies With 'Flat Head' Syndrome: Study
Many Ivy League Students Admit Using ADHD Drugs for Better Grades: Study
One in 12 Older Americans Struggles to Afford Food: Study
Preschoolers Getting Too Much Screen Time: Survey
Trampolines Linked to More Than 1 Million ER Visits Over a Decade
With Kids In Car, Parents Still Likely to Use Cellphones
Women Viewed as Equal To or Better Than Men as Leaders
Your Kids May Not Be Ignoring You on Purpose


Health Highlights: May 1, 2014
'In Sickness and In Health' Isn't in the Cards for Many Women
Psst, Girls Have Been Better Students Than Boys for Decades
Distorted, Negative Thoughts Linked to Suicide Risk
Home Visits May Help Heart Bypass Patients Fare Better
Low Vitamin D Linked to Aggressive, Advanced Prostate Cancers: Study
News Coverage of Teen Suicides May Have Ripple Effect
Overweight Teens Feel Stigmatized, Bullied: Study
Professional Musicians Face Greater Risk of Hearing Problems
Skin Cells of Infertile Men Turned Into Sperm 'Precursors' in Mouse Study
Southeastern States Have Highest Rates of Preventable Deaths
Statins Don't Prevent Kidney Disease Progression, Study Finds
Those With Arthritis Face Higher Risk of Falls: CDC
Too Much or Too Little Sleep Tied to Memory Problems in Older Women
When Older Adults Consider Suicide, Depression May Not Be Main Reason
White House Report Confirms 8 Million Obamacare Enrollees
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