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Cooking at Home Means Eating Better, Spending Less
Summer Camp Prep for Kids With Allergies, Asthma
Health Highlights: April 28, 2017
Brineura Approved for Rare Genetic Illness Affecting Kids
Did Syphilis Cause Painter Goya's Hearing Loss?
Guys, Take the Health Check Up a Notch
Happy Mom Means Less Colicky Baby
Health Tip: How to Get Enough Vitamin D
Health Tip: Turn Off Those Screens
House Delays Vote on Obamacare Overhaul
Kids' Sun Safety Means 'Slip, Slap, Slop'
Most Seniors Use Cellphones While Behind the Wheel
Rydapt Approved for Adults With Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Seizure Control Eases Life for Young Adults With Epilepsy
Seniors Often Have Trouble Managing Money, Medicines
Taking the Stairs a Better Pick-Me-Up Than Coffee
U.S. Moves to Avert Shortage of Yellow Fever Vaccine
Who You Are May Affect Your Diet More Than Where You Shop
Health Highlights: April 27, 2017
'Brain Age' May Help Predict When You'll Die
April 29 Is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Could Germs in the Gut Give Rise to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
Could Smoking in Pregnancy Affect a Grandkid's Autism Risk?
Crossroads for Obamacare
Docs May Miss Major Cause of Vision Loss in Seniors
Drugs Now Involved in More Fatal U.S. Crashes Than Alcohol Alone
Health Tip: Better Sleep, a Better Life
Health Tip: Coping With the 'Dawn Phenomenon'
Is Your Child Using Drugs?
Money Pressures Mount When a Spouse Gets Cancer
No Excuses: Exercise Can Overcome the 'Obesity Gene'
Opioid Use by Iraq, Afghanistan War Vets Mirrors Rest of U.S.: Study
Repeat Teen Births Still a Problem in United States: CDC
Science Uncovers a True Meeting of the Minds
Stivarga Approved for Liver Cancer
Type 2 Diabetes May Be Bad for Brain Health
Health Highlights: April 26, 2017
After Wisdom Tooth Removal, Watch Out for 'Dry Socket'
Are Kids' Vaccines a Victim of Their Own Success?
Cancer Risk Rises After Childhood Organ Transplant: Study
Could an Ice Bag to the Face Be Life-Saver for Trauma Patients?
Energy Drinks May Give the Heart an Unhealthy Jolt
Exercise Guidelines: How Much Is Enough?
Genes May Govern Your Risk for PTSD
Grieving Friends Often Find Support Online
Health Tip: Continuous Glucose Monitoring Devices
Health Tip: When Kids Feel Anxious
Higher Illicit Pot Use in States That OK Medical Marijuana: Study
Oktoberfest Study Links Boozing to Heart Woes
Parkinson's Disease May Originate in Gut, Study Says
Study Says Blood-Chromosome Test Predicts Lung Cancer's Return
Women Fare Poorly With Aortic Aneurysm: Study
Women More Sensitive to Metal Joint Implants Than Men: Study
Health Highlights: April 25, 2017
'Mindfulness' Probably Won't Cure Your Back Pain: Study
Are You Raising an 'Emotional Eater'?
Artificial Intelligence May Help Combat TB in Remote Regions
Blood Test May Gauge Death Risk After Surgery
Delay a Needed Colonoscopy at Your Own Risk
Early Treatment Equals Better Results for Rheumatoid Arthritis
FDA Warns 14 Companies on Bogus Cancer 'Cures'
Health Tip: Eat for the Right Reasons
Health Tip: Prepare for a Tornado
Ick! Synthetic Mucus Could Battle Dangerous Bugs
Is a Low-Salt Diet Always Healthy?
Obesity Quadruples Kids' Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study
Opioid-Related Deaths Might Be Underestimated: CDC
Puberty's Onset May Depend on DNA
Routine Tests Urged for Pregnancy Complication Preeclampsia
Seizure Control Key to Avoiding Sudden Death With Epilepsy
Some Surprising Sources of Germs
Health Highlights: April 24, 2017
Common Food Nutrient Tied to Risky Blood Clotting
Counting Your Way to Weight Loss
Exercise Benefits Aging Hearts, Even Those of the Obese
Health Tip: Caring for Pets
Health Tip: Don't Let Boredom Thwart Your Workout
In America's Poorest Communities, a Greater Risk of Child Abuse Deaths
Kids Face Their Own Death Risks When a Sibling Dies
Mid-Life Exercise Could Jog Your Memory
Most Patients Not Shy About Revealing Sexual Orientation
PSA Testing Rates for Prostate Cancer Have Leveled Off
Should Prostate Cancer Screening Start Earlier for Black Men?
The Top 5 Conditions That Shorten Americans' Lives -- And Are Preventable
Travelers Bring Malaria Back to U.S., With High Costs
Waist Size, Not Weight, May be Key to Life Span
Walk Your Way to Better Brain Health?
Love Chocolate? Potato Chips? Your Genes Might Be to Blame
Timing of Lunch, Recess May Determine What Kids Eat
Could Breast Milk Tests Replace Mammograms?
Health Highlights: April 21, 2017
150-Year-Old Drug May Shorten 'Off' Time for Parkinson's Patients
At What Age Can Kids Safely Cross the Street?
Cleaning, Greening Vacant Lots May Help Fight Crime
Health Tip: Dealing With Foot Arthritis
Health Tip: Pregnant Women Need Omega-3 Fats
Home Birth Safe for Some, But Not All, Women
Many Students Reluctant to Use Asthma Inhalers at School
Moms-to-Be Are Heeding Store Warnings About Alcohol
Opioid Abusers at Higher Death Risk When Addiction Specialists Not Part of Care
Stop and Smell the Roses at Work
When to Pick the Nose in a Medical Emergency
You Can Probably Credit Your Genes for These Facial Features
Young Adults With Autism Need Help Managing Money: Study
Health Highlights: April 20, 2017
Brain May Be Organized by Functions, Not Body Parts
College Now the Place to Try Pot: Study
Could a Zap to the Brain Jog Failing Memory?
Do Diet Sodas Pose Health Risks?
Don't Give Kids Medicines With Codeine, Tramadol: FDA
Health Tip: Help Manage Constipation
Health Tip: When Asthma Doesn't Improve
Immune-Based Therapy Shows Early Promise Against MS
Money Spent on Teen Health a Good Global Investment
Nursing Home Program Offers Alternatives to Antipsychotic Drugs
Second Cancers Deadlier for Younger People: Study
Study Cites Factors Linked to Suicide in the Young
U.S. Health Officials Make Headway Against Salmonella
Want a Longer Life? Try Biking to Work
What to Know About Online Dating Sites
When Is It Safe to Drive With Type 1 Diabetes?
When Oxygen Runs Low, the Naked Mole-Rat Finds a Way
White Wine May Do No Favors for a Woman's Skin
Health Highlights: April 19, 2017
4 in 10 Americans Still Breathe Dirty Air
A 'Brainwave' to Help Fight PTSD
Body Temperature Might Give Clues to Coma
Could Young Blood Boost the Aging Brain?
FDA Approves Device to Help Curb Cluster Headaches
For the Young, Cigarettes Go Better With Booze Than Pot
Health Tip: Planning Your Walking Workout
Health Tip: Stuck on the Road in a Storm?
Is Annual Eye Exam a Must for People With Type 1 Diabetes?
Many Heart Attack Patients Fail to Stick With Statins
Many Kids Still Being Injured on ATVs
Police-Inflicted Injuries Send 50,000 to ER Annually in U.S.
Strength Training Might Help Prevent Seniors' Falls
Stronger Muscles May Pump Up Kids' Memory Skills
Thinking of Going Organic?
Health Highlights: April 18, 2017
Blood Pressure: Know Your Numbers
Conflicting Statin Guidelines Leave Millions in 'Gray Zone'
Early School Start Times Tough on Teens
Health Tip: Minimizing Violence During Screen Time
Health Tip: Stay Aware While Running
High Blood Pressure: A Silver Lining for Ovarian Cancer Patients?
Illness From 'Kissing Bug' Now Widespread in U.S.
Is It Wise to Take a Steroid for a Sore Throat?
Marriage Could Bring Health Bonus to Older Same-Sex Couples
No Link Between Common Antibiotic, Irregular Heartbeat
Pot Ingredient Might Ease Severe Epilepsy
Prince Harry's Journey Shows Grief Can Be a Long Road
Pump Implants May Rejuvenate Heart Failure Patients
Slimy Frog Might Be a Flu Fighter
Studies Question Link Between Mom's Antidepressant Use, Autism in Kids
Zika Can Harm Babies' Vision, Too
Health Highlights: April 17, 2017
Anxious? Distressed? You're Not Alone
Baseball Great Rod Carew Owes His Life to NFL Player's Transplanted Organs
Epilepsy: Another Potential Zika Threat to Babies
Get to Know the Mediterranean Diet
Health Tip: Caring for Nail Psoriasis
Health Tip: Concerned About Your Child's Weight?
Is That Your Doctor Swearing, Drinking on Facebook?
Just 1 in 5 Mentally Ill Women Gets Cervical Cancer Screenings
Leading Medical Groups Join March for Science on April 22
New Bowel Disorder Treatments Needed, FDA Says
Pot Smoking Common Among Pregnant Teens: Survey
Regular Phys Ed Builds More Than Fitness
Seniors' Well-Being May Get a Boost From Green Spaces
What's the Best Seasonal Allergy Med for Your Kid?
When Parents Get Vaccinated, Their Kids Do Too
Is Kindergarten Now the New First Grade?
Don't Let Bugs Dampen Your Outdoor Fun
Health Highlights: April 14, 2017
'Better Health' Argument Won't Always Work to Pass Soda Taxes
Another Type of Mosquito May Carry Zika
Could a Daily Vitamin Curb Smog's Effect on the Heart?
Flu Season All But Over in U.S.
Healing Hands: Massage May Ease Chronic Back Pain
Health Tip: Keep Indoor Air Clean
Health Tip: Managing Dandruff
More Asian-American Women Getting Breast Cancer
Shooting Ranges Pose Hidden Risks: Study
Trump Blocks Some Funding to Abortion Providers
Trump Rolls Out First Set of Obamacare Fixes
Vaccine Targeting Brain Tumors Seems Safe in Study
Water Outperforms Sports Drinks for Young Athletes
Health Highlights: April 13, 2017
'I'm Just Too Busy' -- Is Being Overworked the New Status Symbol?
Another Downside to Unemployment: Stroke Risk?
Black Americans' Cancer Rates Differ by Birthplace
Don't Let Ticks Get Under Your Skin
Early Onset Hot Flashes May Signal Higher Heart Risks
Health Tip: Checking Your Child's Moles
Health Tip: Eating Lunch at Work
Hockey Doesn't Seem to Hit Players' Thinking Skills: Study
It's Yoga to the Rescue for Prostate Cancer Patients
Kidney Disease a Big Contributor to Heart-Related Deaths: Study
Kids Can Pick Up Nicotine on Their Hands
New Meds Make Inroads Against Crohn's Disease
Peripheral Vision Varies From Person to Person
Seniors' Brain Changes Could Make Them Vulnerable to Scams
Health Highlights: April 12, 2017
1st Drug for Tardive Dyskinesia Approved
A Healthier Weight May Mean Fewer Migraines
Americans Are Spending Billions Nipping and Tucking
Chemicals Found in Many U.S. Streams: Study
Could a Clinical Trial Help Your Child?
Diabetes Continues Its Relentless Rise
Do Marathons' Road Closures Lead to More Local Deaths?
Exercisers May Have Better Shot of Surviving Heart Attack
FDA Warns Against Bogus Autism 'Cures'
Health Tip: Teaching Your Child Table Manners
Health Tip: When to Worry About Neck Pain
Many Opioid Addictions Surface After Surgery, Study Finds
Misunderstood Gene Tests May Lead to Unnecessary Mastectomies
More Climate-Fueled Wildfires May Lie Ahead
Not All Mosquitoes Need Standing Water to Breed: Study
Scientists Extend Lives of Mice With ALS
Trans Fat Bans May Have Cut Heart Attack, Stroke Rate
Health Highlights: April 11, 2017
'Video Feedback' Program Might Help Treat Autism in Babies
1 in 3 Teens With Autism Licensed to Drive, Study Finds
A Healthy Middle-Aged Heart May Protect Your Brain Later
Breast-Feeding Success Hinges on Support for Mom, Baby
Chiropractors Not Magicians When It Comes to Chronic Back Pain
Deep Brain Stimulation May Ease Tourette 'Tics'
Health Tip: Recognizing Symptoms of Lactose Intolerance
Health Tip: Should You Be Tested for Kidney Disease?
Household Flame Retardants Tied to Thyroid Cancer Risk
Is 'Desktop Medicine' Chipping Away at Patient Care?
Many Americans Don't Know How to Handle High Cholesterol
Many Docs Don't Discuss Prostate Cancer Screening Pros and Cons
Nurse! What's Taking So Long?
Silk Clothes Won't Soothe Eczema's Itch
Updated Prostate Cancer Test Guidelines Now Stress Patient Choice
Health Highlights: April 10, 2017
Bedbugs Building Resistance to More Insecticides
Botox May Help Ease 'Burning Mouth' Syndrome
Club Drug 'Poppers' May Pose Eye Dangers
Don't Bank on Heart-Rate Accuracy From Your Activity Tracker
Health Tip: Skate Safely
Health Tip: Transitioning Toddlers to One Nap
Mammogram Guidelines Have Changed, But Are Doctors Listening?
More Younger Americans Are Suffering Strokes: Study
Muppet With Autism Makes Her 'Sesame Street' Debut
Obesity May Make Rheumatoid Arthritis Tough to Spot, Track
Past Psychiatric Ills Don't Raise Alzheimer's Risk: Study
Race May Play Role in Obese Teens' Blood Pressure
Taller, Bigger Women May Face Irregular Heartbeat Risk
The Grayer His Hair, the Higher His Heart Risk?
These 5 Life Skills Can Boost Your Odds of Well-Being
When Families Lack Insurance, Kids' Dental Woes Rise
Xanax, Valium May Boost Pneumonia Risk in Alzheimer's Patients
How to Protect Your Child From Accidental Poisoning
10 Minutes of Sweat a Day Helps Kids' Hearts
Health Highlights: April 7, 2017
City Snow May Be Fouled by Pollution From Cars
FDA Approves Hep C Drugs for Kids 12 and Older
From Beethoven to Bieber, Music Doesn't Move Chimps
Health Tip: Eat Healthy After Radiation Therapy
Health Tip: Freezing Food
How to Protect Yourself From Air Pollution
Is Surgery Always Necessary for Gallstones?
Multivitamins May Not Help Men's Hearts, Even When Diet Is Poor
Music May Soothe the 'Savage Beast' of Post-Op Pain
Outdoor Play May Foster Little Environmentalists
Preparing for Anesthesia: 5 Tips You Should Know
Rehab Services Lacking in States Hit Hard by Opioids
U.S. Blood Supply Safe From Zika Virus, Officials Say
Who Really Needs All Those Heart Tests?
Health Highlights: April 6, 2017
'Right-to-Try' Laws: A Patient's Best Last Chance or False Hope?
'Surprise' Designer Drugs Detected in NYC Hair Samples
4 in 10 U.S. Adults Under 60 Carry HPV
A Surprising Culprit Behind Celiac Disease?
Can Smog Raise Breast Cancer Risk?
FDA Approves 1st Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Risk Tests
FDA OKs 1st At-Home Genetic Tests for 10 Disorders
Family History May Magnify Your Hangover
Fewer Than 1,000 Used Oregon's Right-to-Die Law by 2015
For Some, Too Much Sweat Takes Emotional Toll
Health Tip: Asthma and Air Pollution
Health Tip: Is Your Child Sleeping Enough?
Men More Prone to Severe Psoriasis: Study
Syphilis Rates Spike Among U.S. Gay, Bisexual Men: CDC
When Do Plumped-Up Lips Become 'Too Much'?
Who Really Needs Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Meds?
Health Highlights: April 5, 2017
'Cancer Profile' Is Changing for Americans With HIV
'Yo-Yo' Dieting Does No Favors for Your Heart
Can Stem Cell 'Patch' Help Heart Failure?
Droughts Tied to Climate Change Could Bring Health Risks for Seniors
Fitness, Not Fat, Is Key to Post-Stroke Recovery
Good Sleep Does Get Tougher With Age
Health Tip: Add Flavor to Fruit and Veggies
Health Tip: Too Much Exercise Isn't Good Either
High-Dose Vitamin D Failed to Curb Heart Disease in Study
Hollywood Villains Are No Dermatologist's Friend
Many Disabled Adults Aren't Screened for Colon Cancer: Study
Skin's Bacterial 'Balance' May Help Trigger Acne
Surgery May Be Best for Advanced Melanoma
The Highs and Lows of Teens' Instagram Use
Health Highlights: April 4, 2017
Are There Two Forms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
Bed Bugs' Ancestors Were Creeping Near People 11,000 Years Ago
Birth Defects Strike 1 in 10 U.S. Pregnancies Affected by Zika
Drug Offers Some Hope for a Deadly Lung Cancer
EpiPen Out-of-Pocket Costs More Than Doubled Over Decade
Global Warming Could Raise Temps to Levels Not Seen for 420M Years: Study
Health Tip: Poison-Proof Your Bathroom
Health Tip: Understanding Angina
High Thyroid Hormone Levels Tied to Stiffer Arteries
Infections More Common in People With Schizophrenia
Kitties Absorb Flame Retardants -- How About Your Kiddies?
Prolonged Antibiotic Use Tied to Precancerous Colon Growths
Scientists Probe Zika's Path to the Fetus
Study Links Celiac Disease, Anorexia
What's the 'SuperAgers' Mental Secret?
White House, GOP Lawmakers Revisit Health Care Bill
Health Highlights: April 3, 2017
'Electric Cap' Might Help Fight a Deadly Brain Tumor
As Weight Goes Up, So Does Death Risk
Breast Cancer 'Immunotherapy' Helps Some With Tough-to-Treat Disease
Can Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Lower Cancer Death Risk?
Defect Prompts Mylan to Recall Some Epipens
Far Fewer Kids Are Dying Worldwide, but Gains Are Uneven
For Firefighters, Another Danger: The Heart
Gene Changes May Put Childhood Cancer Survivors at Risk
Guys, a Good Night's Sleep Might Save Your Life
Health Tip: Buying Eggs
Health Tip: Overcoming Dental Anxiety
Keys to Heart Disease Care: Communication and Trust
Most U.S. Kids Who Die From Flu Are Unvaccinated
Obesity in Early Pregnancy May Raise Child's Risk of Epilepsy
Race Plays Role in Heart, Diabetes Risk, Even at Normal Weight
Vaccinating Pregnant Moms Protects Babies From Whooping Cough
Say Goodbye to Allergy Misery in Spring