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Health Highlights: Aug. 31, 2017
6 in 10 of America's Single Guys 'Take Responsibility' for Contraception
Brain Scans Offer Clues to Why Some Teens Pile on Pounds
Calcium in Arteries May Best Predict Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke
Chronic Illness Can Plunge Young Adults Into Despair
E-Cigs May Help Smokers Quit, But …
Eating Feeds 'Feel Good' Hormones in the Brain
Fentanyl Drives Rise in Opioid-Linked Deaths in U.S.
Health Tip: Identify Bullying
Health Tip: Prepare for Your Child's Dental Procedure
Need Help Getting Organized?
New Clues to Why Yawns Are Contagious
New Hope From Old Drugs in Fight Against Parkinson's
Play It Smart: Stay in School for a Healthier Heart
U.S. Obesity Rate Holding Steady, but Still High
Will Climate Change Bring More Highway Deaths?
Health Highlights: Aug. 30, 2017
America's New Dads Are Older Than Ever
Antibiotic Vabomere Approved
Bystander CPR Less Likely in Black Neighborhoods
Common Painkillers May Boost Blood Pressure in Arthritis Patients
Could You Have Sleep Apnea?
FDA Approves 1st Treatment for 'Kissing Bug' Illness in Children
FDA OKs 1st Gene Therapy for Use in U.S.
First Gene Therapy Approved in U.S.
Harvey's Floodwaters Harbor Many Health Hazards
Health Tip: Avoid Juice Before Age 1
Health Tip: Getting the HPV Vaccine
Looking for a Plastic Surgeon on Instagram? Beware
More Evidence Links the 'Mono' Virus to MS Risk
Oxygen Therapy Doesn't Boost Heart Attack Survival
Pediatric Treatment Approved for 'Kissing Bug' Disease
Sleepless Nights Do No Favors for Your Heart
Too Much TV May Cost You Your Mobility
Health Highlights: Aug. 29, 2017
1 in 5 Moms Mum About Post-Pregnancy Blues
As Temperatures Fall, Heart Attacks May Rise
Before Volcano Buried Pompeii, Toxic Water May Have Plagued Residents
Diet Study Suggests It's Carbs, Not Fats, That Are Bad for You
Health Groups Demand 'R' Rating for Movies That Show Smoking
Health Tip: Back to School for Kids with Asthma
Make Exercise a Work-in-Progress
Many Parents Don't Tell Doctor About 'Complementary' Therapy Use in Kids
Many Parents Not Happy With Later School Start Times
Many U.S. Women Unaware of Fibroid Treatments: Poll
Marriage a Blessing for Heart Attack Patients
Moles Not Most Likely Spot for Melanomas
Promoting Social Wellness in Your Community
Smoking Linked to Frailty in Seniors
Viagra Won't Help, and May Harm, Patients With a Heart Valve Disorder
Health Highlights: Aug. 28, 2017
Could an Estrogen Patch Boost Women's Sex Lives in Menopause?
Does Race Matter in Care 'Preemie' Babies Receive?
Drink Coffee, Live Longer?
Drug May Fight Heart Disease in Whole New Way
Health Tip: Identify Symptoms of a Concussion
Health Tip: Long-Distance Caregiving
Hep B Vaccine Should Be Given Sooner: Pediatricians Group
High Salt Intake May Double Heart Failure Risk
More Than Half of Americans Will Need Nursing Home Care: Study
Serious Reactions to Vaccines Rarely Recur: Review
Slow and Steady Wins the Weight-Loss Race
Suicide a Danger for Some Women During Pregnancy: Study
The Benefits of a Weekly Diet Plan
Vaccination 101: Make Sure Kids Are Up to Date
Women at Risk for Alzheimer's Face Critical 10-Year Window, Study Says
Young Adults May Be Ignoring High Blood Pressure
How to Fight Fall Allergies
Undiagnosed Heart Condition 'AFib' May Be Common, Study Suggests
Health Highlights: Aug. 25, 2017
Are Her Chocolate Cravings a Product of the Culture?
Common Treatment for Early Prostate Cancer May Carry Heart Risk
Cookies, Apples or Yogurt? Not Always a Simple Choice for Kids
Do Flame Retardants Hinder Infertility Treatments?
Expert Tips to Avoid Accidental Poisonings at School
Health Tip: Describing Hay Fever
Health Tip: Risk Factors for Prediabetes
Hobbies and Your Health
Many Migraine Sufferers Given Unecessary Opioids, Study Finds
Parents Worried About Cyberbullies as School Starts Up
Some Newborns Don't Get Heart Defect, Hearing Loss Tests
Health Highlights: Aug. 24, 2017
After Heart Attack, Just 1 in 3 Go for Rehab: CDC
As Hurricane Harvey Targets Texas, Tips to Protect Yourself
Awake for Aneurysm Brain Surgery, Better Results?
Bicyclist Deaths Rise in U.S., Men Are Likely Victims
Health Tip: Combat Jet Lag
Health Tip: Recognizing Lyme Disease
How You Think About Your Arthritis Makes a Difference
Human Gut Germs Dictated by Diet
Land Mines Being Replaced by More Deadly Explosive Devices: Study
Meth Abuse Could Up Stroke Risk in Younger Users
More U.S. Teens Getting Vaccinated Against HPV
Patients' Hearing Loss May Mean Poorer Medical Care
Pot Won't Harm Healthy Young People's Kidneys, Study Suggests
What's Your Real Salmonella Risk?
Health Highlights: Aug. 23, 2017
'Exoskeletons' May Help Kids With Cerebral Palsy Walk
Confederate Submarine Crew Killed by Blast From Their Own Torpedo
Cutting Carbs and Calories at Lunch
Cyberbullying Weighs Heavily on Young People
Do Fewer Nightly Dreams Mean Higher Dementia Risk in Seniors?
Does Autism Risk Reside in Cells' Energy Engines?
Early Rotator Cuff Surgery Helps Return to Activity
Have Fun at the Fair, But Don't Pet the Pigs
Health Tip: Avoid Motion Sickness
Health Tip: Camping and Cooking Outdoors
How Safe Is Your Drinking Water? Take a Look
More Support for Tight Blood Pressure Control
Steroid Pills Usually Ineffective Against Bronchitis, Study Finds
Supplement May Help Against Vision-Robbing Disease in Seniors
Health Highlights: Aug. 22, 2017
Caregiving Needs Double as End of Life Nears
Close Friendships in High School Make for Happier Adults
Could Common Vitamin Supplements Raise Lung Cancer Risk?
Dementia Care: A Huge Financial Burden for U.S. Families
Did You Damage Your Eyes Viewing the Eclipse?
Doctor-Patient Dialogue May Boost Use of Blood Pressure Drugs
He Complains She Shops Too Much -- And Marriage Suffers
Health Tip: Get Moving and Stay Active
Health Tip: Heat and the Elderly
Longer Prescriptions Make Opioid Abuse More Likely: Study
Many Prescribed Opioids Even After Overdose
Meditation's Soothing Effects
More Evidence Contact Sports Can Affect the Brain
New Cholesterol Drugs Vastly Overpriced, Study Contends
Health Highlights: Aug. 21, 2017
A Shot of Caffeine May Speed Wake-Up After Anesthesia
Are Depressed Teens Prone to Violence?
Having Same-Sex Parents Won't Affect Kids' Gender Identity: Study
Health Tip: Keep Your Sponge Cleaner
Health Tip: Prevent Dehydration
Hernia Patients May Need Fewer Opioids After Surgery, Study Finds
Kids' Cases of High Blood Pressure May Rise Under New Guidelines
Lower Blood Pressure Best for Seniors' Minds
Majority of U.S. Parents Would Support Teen Switching Gender: Survey
Sitting Could Be Big Health Risk for Frail Folks
Study Supports Annual Mammograms Starting at Age 40
Too Many Babies Still Placed on Stomach to Sleep: Study
Wellness Visits for Better Well-being
Zika Hijacks Pregnant Woman's Immune System
Back-to-School Tips … for Parents
Travel Tips for Contact Lens Wearers
Health Highlights: Aug. 18, 2017
'Confusion' Complicates Hospitalization of Elderly
'Weekend Warriors' Tend to Wear White Collars
Anti-Vaccine Family Members, Friends Spur Many Moms to Delay Baby's Shots
Are You Ignoring Gum Disease?
Dentist Roots Out Clues to Doomed Arctic Expedition
FDA May Limit 'Risk Info' in Direct-to-Consumer TV Drug Ads
Get Ready, Safely, for the Great American Eclipse
Gun Access May Drive Higher Suicide Rates in Rural Areas
Health Tip: Flu Season is Around the Corner
Health Tip: Food Prep 101
Kidney Disease May Boost Odds of Infection
Less is More for the Adult Cholera Vaccine
Popular Heartburn Drugs Don't Raise Risk of Alzheimer's: Study
Zika May Not Last in Semen as Long as Thought
Health Highlights: Aug. 17, 2017
4 Ways to Jazz Up Your Salad
6 Out of 7 Teens Slip Up on Contact Lens Guidelines: CDC
Alternative Medicine Alone as Cancer Treatment Linked to Lowered Survival
Could Urban Lighting Raise Breast Cancer Risk for Some Women?
Health Tip: Recognize Youth Violence
Health Tip: Throwing Out Leftover Medicine
High-Cal Foods May Raise Cancer Risk in Women, Even Without Weight Gain
New Treatment Approved for Deadly Blood Cancer
Nurses Learn How to Get Patients to Say 'Yes' to Blood Thinners
TV Binge-Watching May Leave You Like 'The Walking Dead'
Virtual House Calls for Speedy, Effective Parkinson's Care
Voters in Counties With Worse Life Expectancy Turned to Trump in Election
Which Heart Bypass Surgery Works Best?
Young Breakfast Skippers Lack Vital Nutrients
Health Highlights: Aug. 16, 2017
'Herd Immunity' May Be Curbing U.S. Zika Numbers
Can a Blood Test Detect a Range of Cancers Earlier?
Choosing a Gym: Exercise Your Options
FDA Announces Recall of Some Liquid Pharmaceutical Products
Fatal Opioid ODs on the Rise Among U.S. Teens
Health Tip: Food for Fido
Health Tip: Sleepiness on the Job
Hospitals Not to Blame for Most Opioid Addiction: Study
Nearly 4 Million Worldwide Die Each Year From Asthma, COPD
Ouch! Americans Injuring Themselves Grooming Pubic Hair
Powerful New Cholesterol Med Won't Harm Memory, Easing Concerns
Pricey Wines Can Trick Your Brain
Study Finds Options to Opioid Use After Knee Surgery
Health Highlights: Aug. 15, 2017
A Little Drinking Might Lengthen Your Life: Study
A Vicious Vegetarian Dinosaur?
A Violent Environment Can Wreck Kids' Grades
Could Big Lifestyle Changes Be Key to Managing Type 2 Diabetes?
Could Newborn Heart Stem Cells Jump-Start Old Hearts?
Date Nights for Overbooked Parents
Eliminating Obamacare Subsidies Would Up Premiums by 20 Percent: CBO
Givers Really Are Happier Than Takers
Health Tip: Plan for a Heat Wave
Health Tip: The Facts About Fat
Heart Risks May Rise After Cancer Diagnosis
Is FDA Taking Close Enough Look at Fast-Tracked Drugs?
Lack of Sleep May Raise Child's Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study
Local Crime Can Put Kids on the Run
This Common Email Move Could Be a Career Killer
U.S. Antidepressant Use Jumps 65 Percent in 15 Years
Health Highlights: Aug. 14, 2017
'Fat But Fit' a Myth?
Air Purifiers May Help the Smog-Stressed Heart
Do Pets Really Boost Kids' Health?
ER Rates Soar as Toddlers Ingest Pot, French Study Finds
Health Tip: Apply Bug Spray Properly
Health Tip: Avoid a Sure Way to Ruin Your Vacation
Marijuana May Help Ease Nerve Pain, Review Finds
Maybe That's Why It's Called Work
Researchers ID Genes in Mice That Cause Aggressive Brain Cancer
Skeletons Give Clues to Americans' Rising Arthritis Rates
Smoking on the Rise Among Pregnant Women With Depression
Taking a Stand on Staying Mobile After 80
When You're the Only One on a Diet
Zika Virus Tied to Neurological Woes in Adults
Calming Those Back-to-School Jitters
An Expert's Guide to Preventing Food Poisoning
Health Highlights: Aug. 11, 2017
'Smart' Underwear May Help Prevent Back Pain
Antiperspirant Use Seems Safe During Breast Cancer Treatment: Study
Health Tip: Avoiding Animal Bites
Health Tip: Think Smart During a Hot Spell
Heart Risk Up if Hospitalized for Pneumonia or Sepsis
How Safe and Effective Is Your Sunscreen?
Opioid Overdoses and Deaths Flooding U.S. Hospitals
Parents of Preemies End Up Just Fine: Study
Pot Compound Alters Levels of Seizure Drug in Epilepsy Patients
Singing May Be Good Medicine for Parkinson's Patients
The Positive Side of Water-Cooler Gossip
When Stress Hormone Falters, Your Health May Suffer
Health Highlights: Aug. 10, 2017
Artificial Sweeteners Trick the Brain: Study
Cancer Takes Financial Toll, Even With Insurance
Certain Jobs Linked to Raised Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis
For Drivers, Hands-free Can Still Be a Handful
Health Tip: Conserving Water During Drought
Is Pot Linked to Blood Pressure Deaths?
Kidney Disease May Boost Risk of Abnormal Heartbeat
Number of Americans With Epilepsy at Record Level
Obesity Slows Recovery for Heart Surgery Patients: Study
Only About One-Third of Americans Use Condoms: CDC
Rotavirus Vaccine Cut Kids' Hospitalization, Medical Costs
The Right Shoes Can Help Prevent Falls
Therapy for Kids With Autism Pays Off for Moms, Dads
Trump to Declare Opioid Crisis a National Emergency
Health Highlights: Aug. 9, 2017
Alcohol Use, Abuse on the Rise in U.S.
Blood Test Can Screen for Rare Sinus Cancer, Study Finds
By Age 12, Poor May Show Signs of Heart Risks Ahead
Does Early Puberty Affect a Girl's Academic Achievement?
For Cancer Patients in the ER, Delirium Linked to Poor Outcomes
Health Tip: Childhood Obesity Can Trigger Adult Problems
Health Tip: Mental Disorders Are Common
Immunotherapy Shown Safe in Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Trial
Is Ancient Bone Evidence of Cannibalistic Rite?
It's Never Too Soon to Safeguard Your Bones
Racial Gap Narrows for Survival of Hospitalized Cardiac Arrest Patients
Steep Price Hikes Led to Drop in Use of 2 Heart Drugs at U.S. Hospitals
Stroke Rates Drop for U.S. Men, But Not Women
Yoga May Boost Aging Brains
Health Highlights: Aug. 8, 2017
Antibiotic Doesn't Prevent Lung Complication After Stem Cell Transplant
Can Scans Predict Some Autism Cases?
Caring for Aging Parents
Deaths From Colon Cancer Up Among Younger White Americans
FDA Will Target E-Cigs in Health Campaign for Youth
Health Tip: If You're a Caregiver
Health Tip: One of Three Adults Gets Shingles
Heart Health Ignored by Many With Type 2 Diabetes
Instagram Photos May Offer Snapshot of Mental Health
Low Blood Sugar in Newborns Tied to Brain Problems Later
Online Game Helps Those With Diabetes Control Blood Sugar
Preterm Birth Risk Spikes in Mothers With Sleep Disorders
Some Medical Ills Call for Dental Detective Work
Study Tests Sound Waves to Monitor Pressure Inside the Skull
U.S. Opioid Crisis Continues to Worsen
Health Highlights: Aug. 7, 2017
'12-Step' Strategy Boosts Success of Teen Drug Abuse Program
'Loneliness Epidemic' Called a Major Public Health Threat
Angioplasty Outcomes Almost Equal Among Hospitals
Blood Pressure Fluctuations Tied to Dementia Risk in Study
Can Video Game Playing Cost You Gray Matter?
Decline in Kids' Ear Infections Linked to Pneumococcal Vaccine
Health Tip: Don't Use Sunscreen on Newborns
How Preschoolers Begin Learning the Rules of Reading, Spelling
Instagram Shows How Diabetics Really Wear a Glucose Monitor
Midlife Behaviors May Affect Your Dementia Risk
Most People Not Bargain Hunters When It Comes to Health Care
Relationship Status Impacts Health
Successful Guide Dogs Come From 'Tough Love' Moms
Study Links Moderate Drinking to Reduced Risk of Dementia
What Diabetics Need to Know About Over-the-Counter Meds
Health Highlights: Aug. 4, 2017
Can Breast Milk Feed a Love of Vegetables?
Childhood Cancer Radiation May Cause Unwanted Gene Mutation in Some
Diabetes Drug Shows Promise Against Parkinson's
Does Less Sleep Make You Less Healthy?
Health Tip: Feeling Sick After a Trip?
Health Tip: Fueling Your Body With Protein
Mavyret Approved for Hepatitis C
Picky Eater? It Might Just Be Your Child's Personality
Prenatal Exposure to Certain Flame Retardants Linked to Lower IQs
Resistance Training May Slow MS, Study Says
Student Motivation 101: There's an App for That
Teen Drivers Take More Chances as Senior Year Begins
The Fine Print on Medication Expiration Dates
Health Highlights: Aug. 3, 2017
Addiction Drug Underused by Primary Care Docs in U.S.
Americans Taking More Prescription Drugs Than Ever: Survey
As Many as 1 in 3 Experience New or Worse Pain With Yoga
As World's Population Ages, Blindness Rates Likely to Grow
Asthma Drug May Help Kidney Patients Regain Sense of Smell
Doctors Who 'Fat-Shame' Patients Can Cause Real Harm
Engineered Skin Cells Control Type 2 Diabetes in Mice: Study
Health Tip: Protect Your Kids From Lead
Health Tip: Supervise Kids Near Cars
Massive Dinosaur With Armor Had Camouflage, Scientists Say
New Treatment Approved for Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Protein at All 3 Meals May Help Preserve Seniors' Strength
Time for a Makeup Refresh?
Yoga May Help Ease Depression
Health Highlights: Aug. 2, 2017
10 Factors to Predict Bleeding Risk in Stroke Survivors
2 of 3 U.S. Patients Keep Unused Painkillers After Surgery
Combined MRI Might Help Predict Brain Damage in Boxers
Doctors May Be Over-Prescribing Seizure Drugs to Treat Pain
Geneticists Repair Mutation in Human Embryo
Health Tip: Can't Clear Your Acne?
Health Tip: Cooling a Heat Rash
Imbruvica Approval Expanded to Include Graft Versus Host Disease
Is Infant Drug Withdrawal Likelier When Opioids Used With Psychiatric Drugs?
Know the Signs of Concussion
Less Than Half of U.S. Stroke Patients Get Rx for Statins
Novel Procedure Improves Kidney Transplant Success
Scientists Gain Insight Into Allergies
Stopping Statins After Stroke May Raise Risk of Another
Traveling With Dementia: Tips for Family Caregivers
Health Highlights: Aug. 1, 2017
Breast-Feeding Lowers Mom's Breast Cancer Risk: Study
Do Your Pearly Whites Sometimes Cause You Pain?
Drug for Kidney Disease Tied to Infection Risk
Gum Disease May Be Linked to Cancer Risk in Older Women
Health Tip: Alzheimer's Affects Sleep
Health Tip: Caring for Your Feet
Idhifa Approved for Some With Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Medical Reality Catches Up to Science Fiction
Need to Calm Down? Try Talking to Yourself
Policy Changes Reduced Use of Certain Prescription Opioids: Study
Protein Deposits Seem to Play Role in Type 2 Diabetes
Recent Flu Shot Shouldn't Prevent Vaccination During Pregnancy
Rich, Well-Educated Get Bigger Bang for Buck From Mediterranean Diet
Take the (Exercise) Plunge
Women Who Gain Weight Between Babies at Higher Risk for Diabetes
Young Cancer Survivors Struggle to Resume Social Activities
Zika Probably Not Spread Through Saliva: Study