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Health Highlights: Oct. 31, 2016
'White Coat' High Blood Pressure May Signal Trouble in Older People
1 in 4 Seniors Doesn't Discuss End-of-Life Care
Can Facebook Friend Requests Predict Longevity?
Clean Home May Help Keep Kids' Asthma in Check
Could Zika Harm Men's Fertility?
DNA May Influence Your Reproductive Decisions
Does 'Good' Cholesterol Matter in Heart Disease Risk?
Every Day in the Womb Boosts Babies' Brain Development: Study
Health Tip: Are Your Screens Causing Eye Strain?
Health Tip: Boost Your Teen's Self-Esteem
Obamacare 2017: A Peek Behind the Numbers
Obamacare 2017: Higher Prices, Fewer Choices
Opioid Overdoses Have Nearly Tripled Among Kids, Teens
Pedal Your Way to Heart Health
Smartphones, Tablets Keep Kids Buzzing at Bedtime
When Soda Makers Fund Studies, Links to Obesity Weaken


Nearly Two-Thirds of Smokers Also Use E-Cigarettes: CDC


Health Highlights: Oct. 29, 2016
Alcohol, Drugs a Poor Halloween Mix


Health Highlights: Oct. 28, 2016
Acne Yields Up Secret That Points to New Treatments
Breast Reconstruction Worthwhile for Older Women: Study
Deadly Measles Complication May Be More Common Than Believed
Device Approved to Prevent Second Strokes in Certain Heart Patients
Experimental Medicine Might Rescue People With Drug-Resistant HIV
Health Tip: Dress Kids in Safe Costumes
Health Tip: Sleeping When You're Pregnant
Join the Teal Pumpkin Project on Halloween
Nearly 3 Percent of U.S. Adults Have Weakened Immunity: Study
Report: More Americans Getting Health Care Under Obamacare
Researchers: We Found Area of Brain That Responds to Placebo
Skin Patch May Help With Peanut Allergy
Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Risk of Pregnancy Complications


Health Highlights: Oct. 27, 2016
Americans Fed Up With Soaring Drug Prices: HealthDay/Harris Poll
Athletes Can Be Champs at Fighting Skin Infections
Colon Cancer's Location May Determine Patient Survival
Cranberry Products May Not Prevent UTIs: Study
Dental Cleanings May Help Keep Lungs Clean, Too
Doctors Try Brain-Training to Curb 'Phantom Limb Pain'
Health Tip: Drivers Beware
Health Tip: Looking for a Sweet Snack?
Heart Group Advises Personalized Nutrition Counseling
Kids With Gay or Lesbian Parents Do Just Fine: Study
Male Birth Control in a Shot: Promising, But More Work Needed
More American Adults Think E-Cigs as Harmful as Cigarettes: Survey
Nurses' 'Scrubs' Pick Up Bad Hospital Germs
Poorer Heart Attack Victims, Especially Women, Fare Worse: Study
Stressful Jobs With Little Control/Shorter Life Spans?
Study Questions Use of Migraine Meds in Kids, Teens


Health Highlights: Oct. 26, 2016
Can Teens' Heart Rate, Blood Pressure Show Ties to Mental Ills?
FDA Warns of Dangers From Testosterone Supplements
HIV May Hide in Tissues, Even After Treatment
Health Tip: Pay Attention on Halloween
Health Tip: Prepare Your Home for a Flood
High Rate of Antidepressant Use After Cancer
Less Labor Pain, Lower Postpartum Depression Risk?
Nerve Stimulation Restored Sense of Touch to Arm Amputees
New Guidelines Urge Diabetics to Move More
New Tool Gauges Likely Survival After Gunshot to the Head
On-the-Job Rudeness Spreads Easily
Oxygen Therapy Little Help for Those With Milder COPD
Parent-Child Screening Urged for Inherited Heart Condition
Parent-Led Autism Therapy Shows Lasting Benefits
Study Discounts Myth of 'Patient Zero' in U.S. AIDS Crisis
Weight-Loss Surgery Pays Off for Severely Obese Teens


Health Highlights: Oct. 25, 2016
3 in 4 Teens Think E-Cigarettes Safer Than Tobacco: Survey
Air Pollution May Even Harm Blood Vessels of Healthy Young
Birthing Pool Not the Place to Deliver, New Guidelines Say
Childhood PTSD May Leave Imprint on Brain
Doctors Should Promote Breast-Feeding to Patients: Panel
Health Tip: Enjoy an Active Autumn
Health Tip: Use Football Safety Equipment Correctly
Less Than Half of Older Hip Fracture Patients Fully Recover: Study
Long Spaceflight Seems to Weaken Spinal Muscles
Medical Marijuana Not a Lure for Kids: Study
More Airline Injuries to Tots on Laps
Mouse Study Hints at Damage Zika May Cause to Adult Brain
Sharp Rise in Obamacare Premiums for 2017
Study Links Disasters to Dementia
Surfing Through Selfies Tied to Low Self-Esteem?
The Scoop About Healthy Poop


Health Highlights: Oct. 24, 2016
'Laughing Gas' May Not Ease Pain During Childbirth: Study
Brain Changes Seen in Kids After One Season of Football
Docs: Infants Should Share Parents' Room to Help Prevent SIDS
Health Tip: Beginning Yoga
Health Tip: Six Dangerous Driving Habits
Many Take Opioids Reluctantly for Back Pain: Survey
Many Teens Light Up to Lose Weight, Study Suggests
Old Blood as Good as New for Transfusions, Study Finds
Polio Nearly Vanquished: CDC
Pregnancy May Boost Stroke Risk in Younger Women: Study
Review Says Calcium Supplements Won't Harm the Heart
Smoking Still Takes Big Toll in U.S. Cancer Deaths
Stronger Muscles May Pump Up Your Memory
Study: El Nino Could Boost Lyme Disease in Western U.S.
Take Meds as Directed to Boost Survival After Heart Procedures
Women Reaching Equality in Dubious Habit: Drinking


United States Ranks in Top 10 for Empathy


Health Highlights: Oct. 21, 2016
1 in 3 Young Athletes With Concussion Returns to Play on Same Day
Be Aware of What You Share Online About Your Kids
Bullied Teen's Suicide Didn't Spur Copycat Attempts: Study
Coffee's Impact a Matter of Genes?
Health Tip: Recognize Signs of Corneal Abrasion
Health Tip: Supporting a Child Who Is Bullied
Helmets Don't Prevent Kids' Motocross Concussions
Kids' Media Time Adds Up, Subtracts From Homework
Many Adults Unaware That Using E-Cigarettes Can Hurt Kids
More Kids and Teens Heading to ER With Headaches
Pediatricians: Kids Need 'Media Use Plan' From Parents
Saturday, Oct. 22 Is Drug Take Back Day
State Laws May Be Key to Lowering Kids' Car Crash Deaths
Tips for Keeping Halloween Safe and Fun


Health Highlights: Oct. 20, 2016
Black Americans May Have Stronger Immune Response to Infections
Cartilage From Nose Used to Repair Bum Knees
Even 6th Graders Commit Cyber Dating Abuse: Study
Health Tip: Health Tip: Manage Allergies
Health Tip: Kick Off Exercise With a Support System
Is It Really True That Chocolate May Be Good for You?
Kids 14 and Younger Only Need 2 HPV Vaccine Shots: CDC
Mediterranean Diet, Caffeine May Be Good for Your Eyes
Monitoring, Not Treatment, May Be Better for Some Prostate Cancer Patients
Right-Handedness Might Go Back Almost 2 Million Years
Snakebites a Rising Danger for U.S. Children
Some Mexican Ceramics Can Serve Up Lead Poisoning
Study Counters Notion That Heart Surgery Poses More Kidney Risks to Women
Troubled Childhood May Boost Bipolar Risk: Study
Zika Testing for All Pregnant Women Who Have Been in Florida County: CDC


Health Highlights: Oct. 19, 2016
'Fake Pills' May Help Ease Back Pain
Clots May Be the Cause of Fainting in Some Elderly
Digestive Byproduct Tied to Meat Raises Risks for Some Heart Patients
Even for Men at High Risk, Healthy Living May Help Prevent Colon Cancer
Exercise May Help People Who Already Have Memory Loss
For Overheated Viewers of Presidential Race: 'De-Escalate First'
Having Baby Too Soon After Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risks
Health Tip: Ease Stress If You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis
Health Tip: Manage Psoriasis
Lasting Jump in ER Visits After Oregon Medicaid Expansion
Marijuana May Blunt Bone Health
New Clues on How Zika Causes Brain Birth Defects
New Treatment Approved for Soft-Tissue Cancers
Researchers Identify Genes Linked to Hot Flashes
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit All-Time High: CDC
Sleep Can Affect Male Fertility
Top 3 Mistakes Teen Drivers Make
Trauma Patients Not to Blame for Opioid Epidemic: Study


Health Highlights: Oct. 18, 2016
'Ghost Pepper' Burns Hole in Man's Esophagus
Are Vegetarian Diets Heart-Healthier?
Are You and Your Home Ready for Winter?
Better Way to Treat Seniors' Ankle Fractures?
CDC Updates Spending Plans to Combat Zika
Elective Surgeries on Fridays Are Safe: Study
Have Type 2 Diabetes? Try Walking After Eating
Health Tip: Choosing a Time to Work Out
Health Tip: Using Kitchen Knives
Irregular Heart Rhythm Patients May Not Always Need Blood Thinners: Study
More Low-Income Kids Need Dental Sealants: CDC
Mouth and Gut Germs May Be Linked to Migraines
National School Lunch Program Serving Up Healthier Fare
Rates of Preventive Mastectomy Doubled in a Decade, and Fear Is a Factor
Sweating Over a Perspiration Problem?


Health Highlights: Oct. 17, 2016
Are Fewer Cervical Cancer Screenings Needed After HPV Vaccine?
Cost Keeps Many Kids From Playing School Sports, Other Activities
Expecting Twins or Triplets? What You Should Know Before They Arrive
Fewer Birth Defects for Older Moms Who Have Fertility Treatments
Foster Kids Face Higher Risk of Health Problems: Study
Health Tip: Health Tip: Risk Factors for Malnutrition
Health Tip: Kids Don't Need a Low-Fat Diet
How to Help a Child Who's Cyberbullied
Little Gains in Efforts to Boost Outpatient Care
No Link Between Caffeine, Irregular Heartbeat in Heart Failure Patient Study
Nurturing Childhood May Pay Off Decades Later
Obesity More Common Among Teens With Autism: Study
Seniors With Hip Fractures Fare Better in Large Teaching Hospitals: Study
Sleep Apnea May Boost Risk for Post-Op Problems
Statins Often Interact With Other Heart Drugs
U.S. Psychiatric Patients Face Long Waits in ERs


1 in 4 College Students Is Hungry: Survey


11 Ways to Stay Safe When Doing Risky Tree Work


Health Highlights: Oct. 14, 2016
Dogs Too Smart to Follow Useless Advice
Exercise Can Help Manage Type 1 Diabetes
Florida Officials Announce New Zika Zone in Miami
Health Tip: Get Enough Dietary Iron
Health Tip: Preparing Your Baby for a Sibling
More Evidence Linking Obesity to Liver Cancer
Now Hear This: Wind Noise Can Pose Threat to Cyclists
Powerful MS Drug Used Early May Reverse Some Disability
Protein in Breast Milk May Reduce Hospital Infections in Preemies
Scientists Launch Project to Map Every Cell in Human Body
Smokeless Tobacco Product Tied to Higher Risk of Prostate Cancer Death
Study Identifies Genetic Subtypes of Crohn's Disease
Which Generation Has Better Work Ethic?
Zika Infection May Bring Future Immunity: Study


Health Highlights: Oct. 13, 2016
'Doc, This Election's Killing Me!'
1 in 5 U.S. Young Adults Uses Hookah
Brain Chips Help Paralyzed Man Regain Sense of Touch Using Robotic Arm
Breast Cancer Deaths Continue to Decline in U.S.
Can Hormonal Rx for Prostate Cancer Raise Dementia Risk?
Global Efforts to Combat TB Epidemic Falling Short
Health Tip: Managing Celiac Disease
Health Tip: Need Pain Relief?
Heart Surgery Devices May Have Been Contaminated: CDC
Migration Helps Spread Bird Flu Worldwide
Mixed News on Drug Abuse Among Lesbian, Gay Americans
Monkey Study Hints at Drug-Free Suppression of HIV
More U.S. Women Hope for Motherhood, With 2 Kids Ideal
Scientists Map DNA of Zika Virus From Semen
Smartphone Device Detects Undiagnosed Irregular Heartbeat
Texting While Parenting: A 21st Century Trap


Health Highlights: Oct. 12, 2016
Another Study Questions Mammography Screening
Exercise Typically Healthy During Pregnancy, Olympic Panel Says
Fitbit, Other Heart Rate Wristbands Often Inaccurate: Study
Health Tip: Use a Workplace Gym
Health Tip: Want Younger-Looking Skin?
How to Guard Against Deadly Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
How to Prepare Your Child for a New Brother or Sister
Indoor Tanners Aren't Taking Precautions Against Skin Cancer
Inhaled Version of Parkinson's Drug May Help Keep Symptoms at Bay
Mom-to-Be's Antidepressant Use May Be Tied to Speech Issues in Child
More Evidence Menopause 'Brain Fog' Is Real
Parents of Kids With Food Allergies Believe They're Allergic, Too
Researchers Pinpoint More Genes Linked to Vitiligo
When Complications Arise, Some Hospitals Get Paid a Lot More
Zika Virus Can Damage Fetal Brain Late in Pregnancy: Study


Health Highlights: Oct. 11, 2016
Americans Are Changing Their Supplements of Choice
Are Some Blood Pressure Meds Linked to Depression, Bipolar Risk?
Calcium Supplements May Not Be Heart Healthy
Chronic Disease in Mom May Be Linked to Newborns' Heart Disease
For Medical Diagnoses, Doctors Still Trounce Computers
For Migraine Sufferers, Is a Chiropractor's Touch All in the Mind?
Freeze Therapy: An Alternative to Breast Cancer Surgery?
Health Tip: Keep Kids Healthy Around Classroom Pets
Health Tip: Watching Portions and Your Wallet
High-Protein Diets May Not Help Fend Off Diabetes: Study
Leave Those Raking Injuries Behind
Mars-Bound Astronauts Could Face Dementia Risk, Study Contends
Sudden Drops in Blood Pressure Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia
Why Parenting May Be More Stressful for Mom


Health Highlights: Oct. 10, 2016
6 Keys to a Safe, Allergy-Free Halloween
A Guide to Coping With Corns and Calluses
Anger, Heavy Exertion: Fast Track to a Heart Attack?
Animal Study Hints at Gene Therapy's Possible Promise for Alzheimer's
Cost of Breast Cancer Chemo Varies Widely in U.S.
DEET Repellents Safe in Pregnancy to Prevent Zika, Researchers Say
Day Care Doesn't Encourage Weight Gain in Kids
Doctors May Not Be Telling High-Risk Patients About HIV Prevention Drug
Even Incomplete Steroid Treatment Helps Preemies: Study
Germs in Dog Poop Can Point to Bowel Trouble
Health Tip: Kick Dust Mites Out of Bed
Health Tip: Sauté Your Veggies
High Blood Pressure May Hike Dementia Risk
If Patient in the Hospital Bed Before You Got Antibiotics -- Take Heed
Study Finds Fault With ICU Treatment of Dementia Patients
Undiagnosed Eye Problems Pose Risks for Migrant Farm Workers


Back Surgery Doesn't Knock All NFL Players Out of the Game: Study


Like People, Power Tools Need Checkups


Health Highlights: Oct. 7, 2016
Healthy Living May Mean More Healthy Years for Seniors
How 'Mindful Eating' Can Keep Kids Slim
How to Help Keep Your Kids Safe This Fall
Males Conceived Via Fertility Treatment May Have Weakened Sperm: Study
Matthew Battering Florida Coast
Most Low-Income Dads Stay Involved With Their Kids: Study
Study IDs Effective Rx for Burned-Out Doctors
Study Questions the No-Sex-Before-Big-Game Advice
Study Suggests Genetic Link to Middle Ear Infections
Target Fast-Food Combo Meals to Cut Sugary Drinks for Kids: Study


Health Highlights: Oct. 6, 2016
Depression Can Fuel Heart Disease in Midlife Women: Study
Don't Let the Change of Seasons Put You at Risk
Drug Trio Shows Major Promise Against Myeloma
Fitful Sleep May Take Toll on Older Women's Hearts
Having Battered Bahamas, Hurricane Matthew Bears Down on Florida
More Evidence Tamoxifen, Other Meds Help Limit Breast Cancer's Spread
New Clues to Age-Related Hearing Loss
Number of Americans With Severe Joint Pain Keeps Rising
Older Surgery Patients Should Be Screened for Frailty: Study
Prenatal Factors May Raise Child's Risk for OCD
Steep Rise in Price of Older Cancer Drugs
U.S. Life Expectancy Lags Behind Other Wealthy Nations
Your Post-Heart Attack Survival May Depend on Choice of Hospital


Health Highlights: Oct. 5, 2016
A Better Diabetes Test?
Better Job Prospects When Young May Pay Off in Better Health
DEA Puts Quota on Production of Opioid Painkillers
Doctors Perform 1st U.S. Living-Donor Uterine Transplant
Exploding E-Cigarettes Sending 'Vapers' to Burn Centers
For Many Women, Sex Gets Better at Midlife
For Problem Drinkers, Experimental Drug Shows Promise
Have Humans Hit Their Longevity Limit?
How One Clinic Got a Big Boost in HPV Vaccination Rates
Hurricane Matthew Takes Aim at Florida
Love Your Co-workers? It Could Boost Your Health
Measles Outbreak Among Amish Highlights Need for Vaccinations
Women's Memory Advantage Might Skew Alzheimer's Diagnosis
Zika Connection to Rare Nerve Disorder Bolstered by Study


Health Highlights: Oct. 4, 2016
'Paws' for Pet Safety This Fall
3 Lifestyle Changes To Help Prevent Breast Cancer
Botox Beats Implant for Urinary Incontinence in Women
Brain Aneurysm: Lack of Awareness Can Cost Lives
C-Section Raises Risk of Blood Clots After Childbirth: Review
Cooling Therapy Might Not Help All Cardiac Arrest Patients
Delaying Breast Reconstruction After Cancer May Raise Patients' Anxiety
Do Activity Trackers Boost Health?
FDA Sued Over Delay on Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels
Fall Weather Can Be Tricky to Navigate
Many Parents Think a Flu Shot Is Unnecessary
Risk of Opioid Addiction Up 37 Percent Among Young U.S. Adults


Health Highlights: Oct. 3, 2016
Can Childhood Traumas Make You Old Before Your Time?
Certain Parents More Likely to Skip Kids' Flu Shot
Children With Diabetes Can Have Bright Future
Hard Times May Exact a Toll on Brain Health
Is Web-Based Test for Prediabetes Faulty?
More Research Cites Salt's Potential Health Risks
New Clues to Sleeping Sickness
Pre-K Program Helps Low-Income Kids Succeed in School
Some Doctors Swayed by Political Beliefs
Some Increased Bleeding Risk Seen With Blood Thinner Xarelto Vs. Pradaxa
Top Zika Vaccine Candidate Moves Closer to Field Testing
U.S. Smoking Rates Differ by County, Not Just State
Worry About Job Loss May be Linked to Diabetes Risk: Study
Zika Causes Widespread Damage to Fetal Brain


Making Friends 101: What Works for College Freshmen


Scare Up Some Halloween Safety
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