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Health Highlights: Nov. 30, 2016
Aerobic Exercise May Help Guard Against Dementia
Americans' Cholesterol Levels Keep Falling
Demi Lovato Wants to Change the Face of Mental Illness
Fertility Treatments Marketed in U.K. Without Proof They Work: Study
Fewer Americans Struggle With Medical Bills: Report
First Case of Zika-Linked Glaucoma Diagnosed in Infant
Health Tip: Build Your Child's Healthy Plate
Health Tip: When You're a Caregiver With a Full-Time Job
It's Never Too Late to Stop Smoking
Kidney Cancer Drug Shows Promise in Early Trial
Lack of Sleep Takes Big Bite Out of World Economies
Standing or 'Easy' Walks May Help Type 2 Diabetics Control Blood Sugar
Testosterone Therapy May Be Linked to Serious Blood Clots
U.S. to Ban Smoking in Public Housing
Use of Needle Exchange Programs Up Dramatically in 10 Years: CDC
Web-Based Help for Insomnia Shows Promise
Wider Low-Dose Aspirin Use Would Save U.S. $692 Billion: Study


Health Highlights: Nov. 29, 2016
ATV Accidents Can Cause Serious Chest Injuries in Kids
Cancer Advances Demand Continual Funding, Specialists Say
Doctors Should Counsel Even Low-Risk Patients on Heart Health
Does a Little Daily Drinking Really Help the Heart?
Electronic In-Hospital Prescribing: Trouble for Older Adults?
Having Trouble Hearing? Maybe It's Not Your Ears
Health Tip: Get the Facts About Antibiotics
Health Tip: Want Healthier Looking Skin?
Insulin Prices Skyrocket, Putting Many Diabetics in a Bind
New Parkinson's Gene Identified
Scans Show Changes in Some Soldiers With Mild Brain Injuries
Scientists Spot 'Teetotaler' Gene
Smoking Raises Heart Attack Risk 8-Fold in People Under 50
Spiritual Experiences Seem to Trigger the Brain's Reward System
Tennis Anyone? It May Prolong Your Life


Health Highlights: Nov. 28, 2016
3 Keys to Cutting Your Risk of Heart Failure
Alzheimer's Protein Plaques May Also Harm the Heart
Fast-Food Calorie Labeling Not Working, Study Finds
Health Tip: Adjusting to Life With a Roommate
Health Tip: Preparing for Your First 5k Run
Lengthy Space Missions May Harm Astronauts' Vision
Many Women With Chronic Ills Don't Use Online Tools
Martial Arts Can Be Hazardous to Kids
Mouthguard a Key Defense Against Sports-Related Injuries
Never Too Old for a Mammogram?
Opioids No Better Than Ibuprofen for Pain After Car Crash: Study
Pediatricians Can Help When Parents Divorce: Report
Pesticide Exposures May Alter Mouth Bacteria
Researchers Explore Way to Detect Brain Injury in NFL Players
Texas Reports 1st Likely Case of Local Zika Infection
U.S. Should Reinforce Blood Supply: Report


How to Prevent Spread of the Skin Infection Impetigo


Health Highlights: Nov. 26, 2016
Hitting the Slopes? Keep These Safety Tips in Mind


8 of 10 Texas Salons Heed Ban on Indoor Tanning for Minors
Elder Abuse Often Missed In ER
Health Tip: Coping With a Muscle Cramp
Health Tip: Why Arthritis and Fatigue Often Go Together
Rural Appalachia Faces Growing Cancer Crisis, Research Shows
Winter Shoes Can Boost Bunion Pain


A Little Alcohol Each Day May Cut Your Risk of Stroke
Are Your Kids Thankful?
Consider Eye Safety When Choosing Kids' Toys
Diabetics Can Keep Disease Complications at Bay
Health Tip: Cold-Weather Workouts
Health Tip: Create a Safer Home for Kids With Seizures


Health Highlights: Nov. 23, 2016
1 in 7 Young Teens Is a Stalking Victim: Survey
Can Protein in Common Skin Bacteria Offer Disease Protection?
Can Surgery Trigger Rare Muscle Disorder?
Cancer Can Devour Income of Medicare-Only Patients
Don't Get Stuffed on Thanksgiving
Exploding Some Turkey Myths
Health Tip: Exercise Can Be a Brain-Booster
Health Tip: Make Brushing Teeth Fun
Hearts of Healthy People With Gene Mutations May Be 'Primed to Fail'
Keep Kids in Mind When Politics Intrude at Thanksgiving
Mercury Levels Dropping in North Atlantic Tuna
New Skin Patch Analyzes Your Sweat During Exercise
Researchers Put Embryo Development 'On Hold' in Mice
Strokes Decline in Older Americans, Rise in Young
Survival Tips for Holiday Road Trips
U.S. Kids Are Eating Healthier Now, But . . .
Your Recipe for a Healthy, Delicious Holiday Season


Health Highlights: Nov. 22, 2016
'Enthusiastic' Dads May Mean Less Troubled Kids: Study
2 Doses of HPV Vaccine Effective for Younger Teens
A Benefit of Back Pain Surgery: Better Sex
Food Allergies Among Kids Vary by Race: Study
Health Tip: Be Aware of Drug and Food Interactions
Health Tip: Keep Kids Safe During the Holidays
How to Prepare That Holiday Turkey Safely
Imaging Studies Shed Light on Zika's Effects
No Benefit From Routine Thyroid Cancer Screening: Task Force
Palliative Care Raises Quality of Life, But Doesn't Extend It
Smoking Plus Diabetes a Very Deadly Mix
These Medicines Often Send Americans to ERs
Tobacco Flavors Draw in Young Folks
U.S. Death Toll From Infectious Diseases Unchanged: Study
U.S. Health Care Spending Up 5 Percent in 2015
Violent Media Often Give Rise to Nightmares
Zika Babies May Look Normal at Birth, Display Brain Defects Later: CDC


Health Highlights: Nov. 21, 2016
Bonus From Your Blood Pressure Med: Fewer Fractures?
Can Occupational Therapy Slow Alzheimer's Decline?
Drug Combo for Irregular Heartbeat Might Raise Bleeding Risk
Earnings Fall After a Child's Cancer Diagnosis
Fewer Americans Suffering From Dementia, Study Finds
Gender Gap in Life Expectancy Persists
Health Tip: Don't Nullify Your Workout
Health Tip: Don't Overeat During the Holidays
New Fetal Views in 3-D
Retail Health Clinics Fail to Curb Routine ER Visits, Study Finds
Sexism Could Harm Men's Health: Study
TV Snack Ads Make Preschoolers Snack More: Study
Teen 'Choking Game' Played Solo Points to Suicide Risks
Troubled Preschoolers Not Getting Effective Treatment: Report
U.S. Hospitals Halve Catheter Infection Rates: Review


Choose the Healthy Foods Options This Holiday Season


Lifestyle, Stress May Play Role in Heart Rhythm Disorder
Poor Sleep Linked to Worsening Kidney Disease


Health Highlights: Nov. 18, 2016
'Superbug' Common Among N.C. Hog Workers, Study Says
Amputations Due to Poor Blood Flow More Likely in Certain Groups
Are You Ready for Flu Season?
Bagged Salads May Be Fertile Ground for Bacteria
Delays in Lupus Care Seen Among Minorities, Less Educated
Depressed Women Less Likely to Get Best Breast Cancer Care: Study
E-Cigarettes Not Good to Gums, Study Finds
FDA Explains Pros, Cons of Permanent Birth Control
FDA Scientists Develop Mouse Model for Zika Research
Health Tip: Don't Fall for Exercise Myths
Health Tip: Eating Healthier
Heart Attacks Up in New Orleans Post-Katrina
Neighborhoods May Be Key to Teens' Mental Well-Being
New Technique Keeps Donor Lungs Viable Longer: Study
Partial Repeal of Motorcycle Helmet Law Had Unwanted Effects: Study
Smoking May Hinder Kidney Disease Drugs
Zika No Longer 'Global Health Emergency,' WHO Says


Health Highlights: Nov. 17, 2016
'Yo-Yo Dieting' Hard on Older Women's Hearts: Study
CDC Reveals Top 5 Causes of Death
Can Protein, Probiotics Help With Blood Sugar Control?
Do Women Who Have Kids Later Live Longer?
Drug Stelara May Ease Crohn's Disease
Health Tip: Enjoy Autumn Produce
Health Tip: Vary Your Workout Routine
Hi-Tech Skin Patch Might Someday Track Your Health
Intarosa Approved for Post-Menopausal Pain During Sex
Kids Can Beat 'Complex' Pneumonia Without IV Antibiotics: Study
Low Blood Sugar Linked to Death Risk for Hospital Patients
More U.S. Kids Getting Drug-Resistant Infections
Pessimism May Take Unwelcome Toll on the Heart
Public Health Campaign Cut Consumption of Sugary Drinks
Study Casts Doubt on Need for Physical Therapy After Ankle Sprain
U.S. Surgeon General Declares War on Addiction


Health Highlights: Nov. 16, 2016
Almost 1 in 4 Face Surprise Bills After ER Visit
Can Time-Release Capsules Replace Daily Pills?
Device Shows Promise Against Tough-to-Treat Heart Failure
Health Tip: Keep Hair Looking Healthy
Health Tip: Thinking About Psychological Therapy?
High Blood Pressure Rates Have Doubled Worldwide Since 1975
Is Your ATM Dispensing Bacteria?
Many Atrial Fibrillation Patients Missing Out on Blood Thinners
Many With Common Irregular Heartbeat Unaware of Stroke Risk
Moms' Rheumatoid Arthritis May Be Linked to Epilepsy Risk in Kids
New Drug May Brighten Outlook for Advanced Breast Cancer
Online Calculator May Help Couples Predict Fertility Rx Success
Poor Sense of Smell May Signal Alzheimer's Risk
Safety Group Releases Annual Dangerous Toys List
Women at Greater Risk Than Men for Zika Infection: Study


Health Highlights: Nov. 15, 2016
Alcohol May Fuel Prostate Cancer Risk
CPR Simulator May Boost Nurses' Skills
Coming Soon: Lower Cholesterol From a Twice-a-Year Shot?
Could Common Heartburn Drugs Up Stroke Risk?
Exercise Good for Cancer Patients During, After Treatment
Guidelines May Have Helped Curb ADHD Diagnoses in Preschoolers
Having Rheumatoid Arthritis May Increase Heart Risk
Health Tip: Creating an Insulin Routine
Health Tip: Getting Enough Sleep?
Heart Failure Hospitalizations on the Rise in U.S.
Migraine and Stroke Risk Linked Again
Prices of Generic Heart Failure Drugs Vary Widely
Some Ebola Infections May Be Symptomless
Stressed Childhood Might Raise Risk for High Blood Pressure Later
Too Few U.S. Adults Have CPR Training
Zika Can Survive on Hard Surfaces for Hours


Health Highlights: Nov. 14, 2016
Brain Implant Lets 'Locked-In' ALS Patient Communicate
Celebrex May Not Pose Bigger Heart Risk Than Similar Drugs: Study
Depression on the Rise Among U.S. Teens, Especially Girls
Fewer American Parents Are Spanking Their Kids
Germs on Smartphones Yield Clues to Owners' Lifestyles
Health Tip: Be Healthier for the Holidays
Health Tip: Encourage Kids to Choose Good Friends
Meat-Heavy Diets May Raise Older Women's Heart Risks
Mosquitoes Can Deliver Zika/Chikungunya Double Whammy
Sharp Drop in Blood Pressure After Rx May Be Risky for Some Heart Patients
Some Elderly With Alzheimer's Brain Plaques Stay Sharp
Tracking Blood Sugar in Pregnancy Might Lower Heart Defect Risk for Baby
Trouble Sleeping Tied to Higher Risk for Irregular Heartbeat
Weight-Loss Surgery Tied to Lower Heart Risks
West Nile's Long-Term Death Toll May Be Higher Than Thought


Could C-Section Birth Raise Child's Risk of Obesity?
Craving Salt? Your Genes May Be the Reason, Study Suggests
DNA Isn't Destiny: Healthy Living Can Overcome Genes Linked to Heart Disease
Device Plus 'Aggressive' Drug Strategy May Curb Severe Heart Failure
Heavy Smoking May Boost Blacks' Diabetes Risk
Marijuana Use Tied to Rare, Temporary Heart Malfunction
Most Elderly Smokers Don't Use Anti-Smoking Meds After Heart Attack
Omega-3s a Recipe for Healthy Blood Pressure in Young Adults
U.S. Heart Disease Rates Fell 20 Percent Since 1980s: Study


Statins May Boost Survival Odds After Cardiac Arrest


Health Highlights: Nov. 11, 2016
Abdominal Aneurysm Risk Drops When Smokers Quit
Blood Test May Someday Diagnose Concussion
Colleges Not Fully Prepared for Students With Food Allergies: Study
Food Safety Not Always on Menu of TV Cooking Shows
Health Tip: Keep Psoriatic Arthritis Fatigue in Check
Health Tip: Toast Pumpkin Seeds
How to Exercise Safely in Smog
How to Introduce Your Baby to Food Containing Peanuts
Kids React Differently When a Beloved Pet Dies
Menopause Before 40? Risk of Broken Bones May Be Higher
New Moms Get No Iron Boost From Eating Placenta: Study
PTSD May Affect Boys, Girls Differently, Brain Scans Show
Self-Exam of Breast Should Be Thorough
Sexual Pain for Women With Cancer Should Not Be Overlooked: Report
Tropical Bedbugs Creeping Back to Florida
Trump Victory Won't Derail Obamacare Open Enrollment for 2017


Health Highlights: Nov. 10, 2016
'Tailoring' Skin Exams May Boost Melanoma Detection
Can a Community's 'Well-Being' Help You Live Longer?
Constipation, Kidney Disease May Be Linked, New Research Shows
DNA-Based Vaccine Protects Against Zika in Animal Study
Daily Can of Soda Boosts Odds for Prediabetes, Study Finds
Discovery Speeds Creation of Healthy Heart Cells From Scar Tissue
Doctors Use iPads to Treat 'Lazy Eye,' With Mixed Results
Drug Combo Shows Early Promise for Remission of HIV
Fewer in U.S. Smoke, But Smoking's Death Toll Continues
Fossils Suggest Gradual, Not Sudden, Rise of Dinosaurs
Health Tip: Recognize Signs of Strep Throat
Health Tip: When Sleep is Interrupted
Live Fish at School May Reel in Future Scientists: Study
Nearly 6 in 10 Diabetics Skip Eye Exams, Study Finds
Sugary, Caffeinated Drinks Could Cost You Sleep
Too Much Iron Linked to Gestational Diabetes
Vitamin D May Affect Breast Cancer Survival
Your Birth Year Might Help Shield You From Bird Flu Strains


Health Highlights: Nov. 9, 2016
Antibodies May Hold Key to HIV Suppression
Blood Test May Spot Babies at Risk for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
DNA Sequencing May Lead to Personalized Cancer Treatment
Gene May Have Helped Humans Evolve Beyond Other Animals: Study
Health Tip: Control a Bleeding Wound
Health Tip: Prevent Antibiotic Resistance
High-Dose Statins Boost Survival: Study
Intense Chemo Offers Little Benefit for Early Breast Cancer: Study
Memory Can Fade After Menopause
New Spine Stimulation Device Provides Pain Relief
Premature Calcium Deposits May Trigger Premature Births: Study
Scientists Restore Leg Movement in Paralyzed Monkeys
Smartphones May Hinder a Good Night's Sleep


Health Highlights: Nov. 8, 2016
Brain Scans May Improve Dementia Diagnosis, Treatment
E-Cigs Tied to More Frequent, Heavier Teen Tobacco Use
Friendly Competition on Social Media May Get You to the Gym
Health Tip: Safer Sleep for Baby
Health Tip: What Could Trigger Heart Palpitations?
Kids With Cardiac Arrest Less Likely to Survive CPR at Night
Low Vitamin D Levels May Raise Bladder Cancer Risk: Study
Parents Often Miss Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Kids
Routine School Vaccine Requirements Raise HPV Shot Rates, Too
Self-Harm a Cause of Death During Pregnancy and for New Moms
Some Primates Have Vision Troubles as They Age
U.S. Doctors Don't All Follow Prediabetes Screening Guidelines: Study


Health Highlights: Nov. 7, 2016
A Future Challenge for Some Cancer Survivors: Heart Disease
Additive in Processed Foods Tied to Colon Cancer in Mice
Anesthesia Before Age 4 May Have Slight Impact on Later School Performance
Antibody Treatment Shields Fetus From Zika -- in Mice
Childhood Cancer Survivors Living Longer But Not Always Better
Do Your Part to Stop Spreading Colds and Flu
Few States Have Plans for Kids Returning to Class After Concussion
Flavored E-Cigarettes May Entice Teens to Smoke: Study
Health Tip: Teach Your Family Fire Safety
Health Tip: Avoid Damaging Teeth
Mouse Study Suggests Way to Stop Poison Ivy's Itch
Second Opinions Don't Seem to Sway Prostate Cancer Patients
Those Low on 'Love Hormone' May Have Less Empathy: Study


Follow-Up Appointments Boost Weight-Loss Surgery Success


Health Highlights: Nov. 4, 2016
13 Cases of 'Superbug' Fungal Infection in U.S.
Balloon-in-a-Pill Helped Obese Patients Lose Weight
Does Baby Powder Cause Ovarian Cancer?
Health Tip: Help Ward Off Gout
Health Tip: Recognizing Traumatic Brain Injury
Pint-Sized Football Players Still at Risk for Injuries
Skin Condition Often Misdiagnosed as Bacterial Problem
Smoking Wreaks Genetic Havoc on Lungs, Study Warns
Soft Drink Suppliers Try to Blunt the Blow of Soda Taxes
Sunday's Time Change Offers a Mixed Bag
Urine Samples May Yield Clues to Fetal Health
Weight-Loss Surgery Brings Bigger Heart Benefits to Women: Study


Health Highlights: Nov. 3, 2016
American Homes Double as Bug Retreats
Can't Get That Song Out of Your Head? Here's Why
Ebola Virus Mutated to Become More Infectious, Scientists Say
Genes May Dictate Your Love -- or Hate -- of Exercise
Got a Moody Teen? Lack of Sleep May Not Be the Culprit
Graphic Cigarette Pack Labels May Cut U.S. Smoking Deaths
Health Tip: Don't Give in to Food Cravings
Health Tip: Prevent Frequent Nosebleeds
Hypochondriacs May Worry Themselves Into Heart Trouble
Lack of Sleep May Stretch Your Waistline
MS Symptoms May Develop Earlier in Darker, Cooler Climes
Many Kids Still Eating Too Much Salt
More Years Playing Football, Greater Risk of Brain Disease: Study
Paintball Causes Many Vision-Robbing Eye Injuries
Powerful Cancer Drugs Linked to Rare Heart Risks
Skip Dinner and Maybe Boost Your Metabolism
Water: Can It Be Too Much of a Good Thing?


Health Highlights: Nov. 2, 2016
Anal Cancer Rates Rising in Many Parts of the World
Be Alert for PTSD After Pregnancy Loss
Breast, Cervical Cancer More Deadly in Developing Nations: Report
Could Loneliness Be an Early Sign of Alzheimer's?
Downside to Exercise for City Kids: More Pollution
Health Tip: Coping With a Chronic Cough
Health Tip: Help Teens Learn to Read Food Labels
Heavy Drinking While Young May Mean Hefty Health Tab Later
Icy Slurry May Be Best Way to Hydrate in Extreme Heat: Study
Injections Might Help Prevent Genital Herpes Transmission for Months: Study
Lazy Summer Days Mean Weight Gain for Young Kids
Menopause and a Decline in Intimacy
More Than Half of Americans Have Chronic Health Problem: Study
Scented Rooms, Products? Many Health-Conscious Americans Say 'No Thanks'
Surgery Not the Answer for Most Back Pain, Sports Doctor Says


Health Highlights: Nov. 1, 2016
Big $ Spent Marketing Not-So-Healthy Baby, Toddler Foods: Study
Common Vaccine Safe for Mother, Fetus
Does Living in Poor Neighborhood Up Stroke Risk?
Food Labels on Potential Allergens May Confuse Shoppers
Gene Test May ID Chemo Patients at Risk of Clots: Study
Gene Therapy May Hold Promise for Blistering Skin Disease
Health Tip: Skip TV Before Bed
Health Tip: Snacking Healthier With Diabetes
Kids 6 and Older Should Be Screened for Obesity, Task Force Reaffirms
Psychiatric Drugs May Reduce Ex-Prisoners' Violent Crime Rate
Robotic Surgical Tools Tough to Keep Clean
Stressed-Out Mate Bad for Your Waistline
U.S. Premature Births Rise for 1st Time in 8 Years
Why You Need a Flu Shot Now
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