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Health Highlights: May 31, 2017
Americans With HIV Staying on Lifesaving Meds Longer
Communication Problems Not at Root of Tantrums in Kids With Autism
Did a 1980 Letter Help Spark the U.S. Opioid Crisis?
Drug Xeloda Prolongs Survival for Some Breast Cancer Patients
Getting Bedbugs Out of Nursing Homes, Apartment Buildings - for Good
Health Tip: Know Your Risk for Obesity
Health Tip: Stay Safe During Summer
Mummy DNA Gives Clues to Egypt's Long History
Nearly 4 Percent of Americans Suffer From Food Allergies
New Combo Pill Offers Hope to Hepatitis C Patients Who Fail Other Treatment
Obese Women May Have More Intense Hot Flashes
Suicide Risk Is High for Psychiatric Patients Long After Discharge From Care
The Whole Truth About Whole Fruits


Health Highlights: May 30, 2017
1 in 4 Nursing Home Residents Has Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
Can People 'Sniff' Out Illness in Others?
Can a 70-Year-Old Have the Arteries of a 20-Year-Old?
Climate Change May Hit Cities Hardest: Study
Costs of ER Treatments a Mystery to Many Docs
Does Dad Time With Infants Boost Babies' IQ?
Health Tip: Check Packaged Produce
Health Tip: Watch for Uterine Fibroids
How to Prepare Your Teen for That First Ob-Gyn Visit
Many Teens Ride With Impaired Drivers
Preschoolers Who Know Snack-Food Brands on Road to Obesity?
Put the Brakes on Mindless Eating
Scientists Tweak Antibiotic to Boost Power Against 'Superbugs'
Transgender People Report More Health Problems
U.S. Teen Births Hit Historic Low: CDC


Brush Up on Swim Safety for Summer
Health Tip: Dealing With a Dog Bite
Health Tip: Don't Fear Strength Training
Lawn Mowers Are Risky Business for Kids
Meth Addicts' Hearts May Improve If They Quit
To Lose Weight, Start With Dairy Swaps


5 Essential Tips for Hospital Patients and Their Visitors


Fire Up the Grill Safely This Holiday Weekend


Health Highlights: May 26, 2017
5 Food Groups to Jump-Start Nutrition
Adults Who Love Exercise May Gain 9 'Biological' Years
Bystander CPR Helps Save Brain Function After Near-Drowning
Could a Century-Old Drug Help Ease Autism Symptoms?
Depression Often a Precursor to Falls in Elderly People
Diesel Pollution May Damage the Heart
Gut Bacteria Changes After Some Weight-Loss Surgeries
Health Tip: Exercise Your Brain Every Day
Health Tip: Is Your Backyard Safe?
Hospital 'Baby Boxes' May Help Prevent SIDS in Newborns
One Man's Trash Is Another's Fiber
Promising Results for Drug to Fight Arthritis Linked to Psoriasis
Scientists Report Progress on Genetic Test for Anal Cancer
Warming Climate, More Sleepless Nights?


Health Highlights: May 25, 2017
Alzheimer's Deaths Jump 55 Percent: CDC
Are All Those 'Fidget Spinners' Really Helping Kids?
Autism's 'Worryingly' High Suicide Rates Spur Conference
CBO: 23 Million Would Lose Health Insurance Under House Health Care Bill
Do Daughters Bring Out a Dad's 'Softer Side'?
Eye Problems May Be Tied to Zika, Lab Study Suggests
Haywire Immune Cells May Help Cause Baldness
Health Tip: Eat More Mediterranean Foods
Health Tip: Warm Up Before You Work Out
Hospitals Vary in Moving Stroke Patients to Comfort or Hospice Care
Kidneys From Deceased Diabetics Might Ease Organ Shortage: Study
New Cholesterol Fighting Meds Target Key Gene
Special Diets, Supplements for Autism Still a Question Mark
Stroke Risk Can Rise With Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure
Supercharging Exercise With Interval Training
Teasing Teens About Weight May Do Lasting Harm
U.S. Moms-to-Be Often Victims of Assault


Health Highlights: May 24, 2017
1 in 5 U.S. Kids Killed in Crashes Not Restrained Properly
2 Doses of HPV Shot Enough to Prevent Genital Warts: Study
Blood Test for Pancreatic Cancer Shows Early Promise
Can Tracking Germs in One Hospital Make All Hospitals Safer?
Compound in Pot Eases Severe Form of Epilepsy
Death Rate Drops for Americans Hospitalized With COPD
FDA OKs First Cancer Drug by Genetic Type, Not Organ of Origin
Health Tip: Don't Let Your Workout Get Stale
Health Tip: Keep Newborns Safer
Hospital Protocol Helps Thwart Serious Infection
Know the Signs of Thyroid Trouble
New Drug Approved for All Cancers With Genetic Marker
Sleepless Nights Could Pose Heart Risk Dangers
Thick Middle May Raise Risk of Some Cancers
Zika Arrived in Florida at Least Four Different Ways


Health Highlights: May 23, 2017
3 Key Lifestyle Factors Can Lower Breast Cancer Odds
At Major Teaching Hospitals, Lower Death Rates
Chances of Successful CPR Dwindle as Seniors Age
Checking Patient's Drug History May Help Curb Opioid Abuse
City Life Tough on Teens' Mental Health
Could Chocolate Guard Against an Irregular Heartbeat?
Health Tip: Don't Take Stress to Bed
Health Tip: Keep Fleas Out of Your Home
Helping Ease Kids' Fears After Manchester Terror Attack
New FDA Head Outlines 'Forceful Steps' Against Opioid Crisis
Sleep Apnea May Boost Odds of Irregular Heartbeat
Studies Spotlight Diet, Supplements for Knee Pain
Suicide Risk Quadruples After Lung Cancer Diagnosis
Taking Opioids Before Knee Surgery Could Raise Pain Later
Ways to Track Weight Loss Success
You're Less Apt to Fact-Check 'Fake News' When It's on Social Media: Study


Health Highlights: May 22, 2017
1 in 4 Americans Knows Someone Hooked on Opioids: Poll
Actemra Approved for Certain Blood Vessel Inflammation
Americans Skeptical of Corporate-Backed Health Research
Anabolic Steroids May Tax the Heart
Blacks More Prone to Colon Cancers That Arise Between Colonoscopies: Study
Could 'Safer' Filtered Cigarettes Be More Deadly?
Cut Calories, Lengthen Life Span?
Docs May Not Spot Sleep Apnea, Insomnia in Blacks
Does Dirty Air Keep You Awake?
Fewer U.S. Teens Are Boozing It Up
Health Tip: Preventing Ingrown Toenail
Health Tip: Storing Breast Milk Safely
Increasing Numbers of Pregnant Women Also Have Heart Disease
No Fruit Juice Before Age 1, Pediatricians Say
Sleep Apnea May Boost Pregnancy Complications
Study Casts Doubt on Need for Statins in the 'Healthy Old'
Time to Take Your Workouts Outside
U.S. Transgender Surgeries Up 20 Percent in 2 Years


First-Try Antibiotics Now Fail in 1 in 4 Adult Pneumonia Cases
Overcrowded ERs Risky for Some Seriously Ill Patients


How Not to Nod Off Behind the Wheel


Health Highlights: May 19, 2017
1 in 5 U.S. Cancers Is 'Rare'
Are You Addicted to Your Smartphone?
Could Cancer Drug Gleevec Help With Severe Asthma?
Dying Patients Often Given Medicines That Won't Help Them
ERs May Need to Rethink Opioid Prescription Practices
Health Tip: Avoid Tight Shoes
Health Tip: Your Diet as You Age
Heavy Kids Face Triple the Odds for Depression in Adulthood
Mechanical Heart Valve Noise May Mean Sleepless Nights
More Fruits and Veggies Can Slash Obesity Odds
Overweight Boys Face Higher Colon Cancer Risk as Adults
Poverty Could Make Lupus Even Worse
Study Refutes Viagra-Melanoma Link
Women Aren't Better at Reading People's Faces After All
Yoga, Meditation May Ease Some Breast Cancer Symptoms
Zika Mosquito Can Transmit Other Viruses, Too


Health Highlights: May 18, 2017
Another Step Toward Ebola Protection
Brain Scans Spot Where Fear and Anxiety Live
Century-Old Technique May Help Infertile Couples Conceive Without IVF
Charlie Sheen's 2015 HIV Disclosure Spiked Use of Home Test Kits
Chemo Drug May Buy Time for Those With Bile Duct Cancer
Drink Water, Fight Fat?
Fruits, Veggies May Benefit Your Legs, Too
HPV Vaccine May Also Prevent Cancers Affecting Men
Health Tip: Avoiding Processed Foods
Health Tip: Keep Your Sheets Clean
How Much Water Do You Really Need?
Kalydeco Approval Widened for More Types of Cystic Fibrosis
More Cancers Caught Early Since Obamacare
More U.S. Women Living Longer With Advanced Breast Cancer
Suicide by Insulin?
The Water's Not Fine: U.S. Pool-Linked Infection Doubles in 2 Years
Too Many Americans Still Go Without Cancer Screenings
Was It Love at First Smell?


Health Highlights: May 17, 2017
'Healthy Obese' May Be a Myth
Black, Hispanic Americans Less Likely to See a Neurologist
Could a Weight-Loss Surgery Lead to Alcohol Abuse?
Diabetes Drug Gets FDA Warning Due to Amputation Risk
Gene Therapy Might Someday Mend Badly Broken Bones
Health Tip: Is Your Lifestyle Raising Blood Pressure?
Health Tip: Limit a Young Child's Media Time
Heart Disease the No. 1 Killer Worldwide
Is the AIDS Epidemic Winding Down in the U.S.?
It's Often Family to the Rescue During Opioid ODs
Just 2 Weeks on the Couch Can Trigger Body's Decline
Nuts! Good Medicine for Colon Cancer Survivors?
Obamacare a Win-Win for Poorer Adults: Study
Some Lead Poisoning Tests May Be Faulty
The Real Red Hot Chili Peppers
This Combo Workout May Suit Obese Seniors Best


Health Highlights: May 16, 2017
Angela Bassett Puts the Spotlight on Heart Health
Fido or Fluffy Can Bring You a Big Health Boost
For Inflamed Pancreas, Eating Right Away May Be Best Medicine
Forget Steroid Shots for Long-Term Relief of Arthritic Knees
Health Tip: Are You Truly Hungry?
Health Tip: Getting an X-Ray During Pregnancy
Heart Attack Risk Spikes After Respiratory Infection, Study Finds
Heart Health Might Be a Matter of Geography
Hormone Therapy Not Advised for Preventing Disease After Menopause
Houston, You Have a 'Superbug'
Iron Pills No Help for Certain Type of Heart Failure
Mouse Gives Birth to Pups Using 3-D Printed Ovary
Odds for C-Section May Depend on Hospital
Playgrounds Aren't Always All Fun and Games
Smiling Adds Years, But Not in a Good Way, Study Finds
Sunscreen 101
Think You're a 'Fun Drunk?' A 'Mean Drunk?' Think Again
Your Doctor's Age Might Affect Your Care


Health Highlights: May 15, 2017
'Fight or Flight' Response Greater in Combat Vets With PTSD: Study
A New Way to Avoid an Embarrassing Male Sexual Problem?
As Temps Rise, Risk of Pregnancy Complication May Too
Better Treatment Might Prevent Hundreds of Thousands of Strokes
Bike Fanatics Shouldn't Worry About Effects on Sexual Health
E-Cigarettes Linked to Bladder Cancer Risk
Fewer SIDS Deaths in U.S., But Gaps Among Racial Groups Remain
Getting Back on Track With Exercise
Health Tip: Protect Your Feet From Warts
Health Tip: Using a Stability Ball
Is Your Child's Day Care Center Ready for Pandemic Flu?
Many Parents Underestimate Drowning Risks
Many U.S. Travelers Skip Measles Shots, Despite Infection Risk
Many Under 40 May Not Need Regular Cholesterol Checks: Study
New Device Approved for Esophageal Birth Defect
Shift Work May Put Damper on a Man's Sex Life
Study Looks at Parkinson's Effect on Life Span
Timing of Menopause May Affect Heart Failure Risk


'Female Viagra' May Lift a Younger Woman's Libido


Don't Let Your Garden Get You Down


Health Highlights: May 12, 2017
America Loves Fast Food
Astronauts' Blood Vessels Less Efficient on Long Missions: Study
Athletes With ADHD Favor Team Competition
Blood Thinners May Prevent Dementia in Atrial Fibrillation Patients
Can Experimental Nasal Spray Treat Common Heart Problem?
Could Tai Chi Ease Insomnia in Breast Cancer Survivors?
Health Tip: Coping With Cold Sores
Health Tip: Sleep is Important for Memory
Hormone Replacement Therapy Tied to Hearing Loss
Mosquito-Borne Illnesses May Not Be Limited to Tropics
New Hepatitis C Infections Hit 15-Year High: CDC
Speed Is Key When a Stroke Strikes
Study Sees Link Between Porn and Sexual Dysfunction
Try This Workout at Home


Health Highlights: May 11, 2017
A 2nd Life for Risky Kidney Transplants?
Allergies Getting Worse? Blame Climate Change
Blood Vessel-Clearing Procedure Riskier on Weekends: Study
Coming This Summer: More Ticks and a Deadly New Tick-Borne Disease
Fewer U.S. High School Students Drink, CDC Finds
Health Tip: Create a Spring Weather Kit
Health Tip: Managing Meals With Gastroparesis
High Rates of Hepatitis C in Pregnancy Mirror Opioid Epidemic: CDC
Humans Do Just Fine When Sniffing Out Smells
New Hepatitis C Treatments More Effective, Tolerable: FDA
People With Pre-Existing Health Issues Fear Repeal-and-Replace Bill
Program Helps Young Adults With Autism Find Jobs
Ransom-Seeking Hackers Targeting Hospital Data
Stop Sabotaging Your Diet
Treat Autism Even Before Symptoms Show?


Health Highlights: May 10, 2017
'Groundbreaking Strides' Made in Zika Vaccine Research
Body Cooling May Help Brain After Cardiac Arrest
Car Crash Rate Falls When People With ADHD Take Meds
Eat This Diet to Lower Your Odds for Painful Gout
Got 10 Minutes to Spare?
Health Tip: Getting Over a Stomach Virus
Health Tip: Make Time for Strength Training
Heart Failure Patients Do Better When Sticking With Same Hospital
Hope for 1st Drug Against Lymphedema, a Cancer Complication
Life Expectancy With HIV Nears Normal With Treatment
Medicaid Patients Wait Longer at Doctor's Office
Nearly a Third of Drugs Hit by Safety Issues After FDA Approval
New Guidelines Say No to Most 'Keyhole' Knee Surgeries
Too Many Parents Say No to Helmets for Kids on Wheels
Transplant of Insulin-Producing Cells Offers Hope Against Type 1 Diabetes
What Harms the Young Heart Also Hurts the Brain Later


Health Highlights: May 9, 2017
7 Common Exercise Errors
A Movie Instead of Anesthesia for Kids' Radiation Therapy
Climate Change Could Be Catastrophic for Mobile Homes: Study
Common Painkillers Tied to Slight Rise in Heart Attack Risk
Do You Overeat? Your Brain Wiring May Be Why
Energy Drinks May Make Rare Heart Condition More Dangerous
Expired EpiPens May Still Help Save a Life: Study
Health Tip: Applying Eye Drops
Health Tip: Driving an Unfamiliar Route
No Routine Screening for Thyroid Cancer: Expert Panel
Poverty May Be More Stressful for Women Than Men
Testosterone May Protect Men From Allergic Asthma
Thin People Not More Prone to Alzheimer's, Study Finds
Vitamin D Fails the Asthma Test
Wives, Daughters Shoulder Most of Alzheimer's Care Burden
Zika Risk May Be Lower Than Thought for Some Pregnant Women


Health Highlights: May 8, 2017
'Balloon-in-a-Pill' Spurs Weight Loss, Health Benefits: Study
5 Great Diet Breakfasts
Addressing Your Cancer Risk
Another Reason to Breast-Feed: It's Good for Baby's Belly
Bullied in 5th Grade, Prone to Drug Abuse by High School
FDA Approves 1st New Drug for ALS in Decades
Get Ready for Your 'Capsule Robot' Colon Cancer Check
Health Tip: Make Food More Flavorful
Health Tip: Teach Teens About Sun Safety
Hear This! Keep Cotton Swabs Out of Kids' Ears
Is Early Puberty in Girls a Risk Factor for Dating Abuse?
Just 5 Percent of Daily Salt Gets Added at the Table
Longevity in the U.S.: Location, Location, Location
Not All Hospitals Equal When It Comes to Pancreatic Cancer Care
Scientists Uncover Root of Graying, Thinning Hair
That Store Mannequin May Be Anorexic


After Suicide Attempt, a Phone Call Could Save a Life


Take Control of Your Asthma


Health Highlights: May 5, 2017
'Dr. Google' May Undermine Parents' Trust in Their Pediatrician
'I'm Not a Bad Drunk, But He Is'
Cervical Cancer May Leave Lasting Imprint on Survivors
Do Your Knees Crackle and Pop?
FDA Warns of Tattoo Dangers
GOP Health Reform Push Faces Uncertain Future in the Senate
Health Tip: Be a Safe Driver for Your Kids
Health Tip: Create a Sick-Day Plan for Diabetes
Just a 'Social Smoker'? Toll on Your Health Still High
Meditation Can Help Improve Focus in People With Anxiety
Planning Your Diet Plan
Poorer Kindergarteners Face a 'Double Dose of Disadvantage'
Pot a Factor in More ER Admissions for Colorado Teens After Legalization
Stretching Eases Pain of Vessel Disease in Legs
Tracking Devices May Ease Minds of Parents of Kids With Autism
Untreated Vision Problems Plague U.S. Preschoolers


Health Highlights: May 4, 2017
4 in 10 People Will Suffer Arthritic Hands Over Lifetime
A Toddler's Screen Time Tied to Speech Delay
Americans Uneasy With Push to Repeal Obamacare: HealthDay/Harris Poll
Artificial Hand 'Sees' Objects
Bystander CPR Not Only Saves Lives, It Lessens Disability: Study
Guns Send About 16 U.S. Kids to the Hospital Every Day
Health Tip: Coping With Hardening of the Arteries
Health Tip: Preparing Nutritious Meals
House Readies for Obamacare Showdown
House to Vote Thursday on Amended Bill to Repeal and Replace Obamacare
More Starring Roles for Booze in Kids' Movies, Study Finds
Reading to Babies Translates Into More Literate Preschoolers
Reasons Why Parents Should Be Wary of '13 Reasons Why'
Red Wine Antioxidant Might Help Diabetics' Arteries
Sugary Drinks More Affordable Across the Globe
Teen Suicide Thoughts, Self-Harm Cases Double in a Decade
Walking vs. Running -- Which Is Better?
When Grandparents Raise Grandkids, Are They Up to Date on Child Safety?


Health Highlights: May 3, 2017
Are Smartphones Helping or Harming Kids' Mental Health?
Arthritis Drug Shows Promise for Ulcerative Colitis
Babies Born Addicted to Opioids Often Struggle With Learning
Cheap Test Might Pinpoint Where Zika Mosquitoes Lurk
Dental Anxiety Has Consequences Beyond Tooth Decay
Gene Mutation May Speed Alzheimer's Decline
Health Tip: Sandals May Cause Foot Problems
Health Tip: Stave Off Cold Symptoms for Better Sleep
Is This Enzyme Making You Fat?
Mom's Money Worries May Mean Smaller Baby
Striving for Facebook 'Likes' May Not Boost Your Self-Esteem
The Family That Eats Together, Benefits
Too Many People Still Ignore Heart Attack Risks: Study
U.S. Workplaces Roiled by Post-Election Discord, Poll Finds
Zika Epidemic in U.S. Could Be a Costly Scenario


Health Highlights: May 2, 2017
'Silent' Seizures Tied to Alzheimer's Symptoms
Busiest Docs Get Best Results With Heart Valve Surgery
Can Dropping Some Weight Save Your Knees?
Climate Change May Worsen Sneezin' Season
De-Stressing at Lunch
Depression's Gender Gap Shows Up in Pre-Teen Years
Eating Gluten-Free Without a Medical Reason?
Half of U.S. Docs Get Payments From Drug, Device Industries: Study
Health Tip: Getting Enough Hard Exercise
Health Tip: Help a Broken Toe Heal
Heart Failure, Job Loss May Be Deadly Combo
Life Expectancy Goes Up for Black Americans
Loving, Supportive Kids May Help Lower Seniors' Dementia Risk
Mental Health Myths Abound in the U.S.
Sleeping Pills Boost Danger of Falls, Fractures in Older Users


Health Highlights: May 1, 2017
1 in 3 Americans May Have Had Warning Stroke Without Knowing It
Are Bullies Getting Run Out of U.S. Schools?
California Handgun Sales Spiked After 2 Mass Shootings
Could Fasting Every Other Day Help You Lose More Weight?
Drinking Boosts Breast Cancer Risk for Black Women, Too
Exercise and Vitamin D: A Heart-Healthy Combo
Get Out There and Exercise
Health Tip: Parents, Set Rules About Driving for Teens
Health Tip: Smart Swaps at Mealtime
Healthy Heart in Middle Age Delivers Big Dividends
Low-Dose Aspirin May Lower Risk for Common Breast Cancer by 20 Percent
More Active Kids Could Save U.S. Billions in Health Costs: Study
Psychiatric Scars of Wartime Brain Injury May Linger for Years
Some Antibiotics Linked to Miscarriage Risk
Thunderstorms Can Trigger Asthma Flares, Study Finds
Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama-Era School Lunch Rules
U.S. Toddlers Eat More French Fries Than Vegetables
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