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Health Highlights: Nov. 30, 2017
'Pill Mill' Docs Only Partly to Blame for Opioid Epidemic
Another Opioid Scourge: Dangerous Infections
Cops on 'Spice' Raids Getting High by Accident
Could Your Coffee Habit Lengthen Your Life?
Do Receding Hairlines Mean Receding Heart Health in Men?
Does 'Smartphone Addiction' Show Up in Teens' Brains?
Health Tip: Childproof Your Home
Health Tip: Drive Safely During a Snow Storm
Newborns in Pain Might Not Show It
Patients More Prone to Complain About Younger Doctors
Resistance to Popular Antibiotic Likely Began Years Before Human Use
Study: Tougher Gun Laws Help Prevent Domestic Violence Deaths
Time Management for Busy Families
U.S.-Funded HIV Prevention Effort Reaps Rewards in Uganda
Health Highlights: Nov. 29, 2017
60 Percent of U.S. Kids Could Be Obese by Age 35
Bone Treats a Dangerous Stocking Stuffer for Dogs
Chuck Norris Says MRI Dye Harmed Wife's Brain, But Study Finds No Link
Does Marriage Help Preserve Your Brain?
Don't Be a Dumbbell: Work Out With Weights
Electrical Pulses May Ease Pain From 'Slipped' Disc
Health Tip: Choose Healthier Snacks
Health Tip: Identifying Common Bladder Problems in Women
Many NFL Players Found to Have Enlarged Aortas
Modern Times May Mean Weaker Biceps for Women
Mom's Childhood Trauma May Affect Daughter, Too
New 'Patch' May Repair Damaged Hearts
New Migraine Drugs Show Promise
Small Changes Could Keep Seniors Driving Longer
Steroid Injections for Arthritic Hips: More Trouble Than They're Worth?
What You Don't Know About Drug Interactions Could Hurt You
Health Highlights: Nov. 28, 2017
6 Percent of Cancers Caused by Excess Weight, Diabetes
Care for Caregivers
Chronic Pain Common Among Those Who OD on Opioids
Don't Delay Hip Fracture Surgery. Here's Why
HIV Diagnoses Occurring More Quickly, CDC Says
Health Tip: Prevent Drowsy Driving
Health Tip: Why Get a Cholesterol Test?
How Fast-Food Cues Can Lead You to Overeat
Intense Workouts May Boost Memory
More Docs Specializing in Nursing Home Care
Patients React Poorly When Docs Say 'No'
Sniffing Out the Best Allergy Treatment
This Weight-Loss Strategy May Not Help Your Knees
Health Highlights: Nov. 27, 2017
A Pantry Makeover for a Healthier Diet
Arthritis No Longer Just a Disease of the Old
Bullied Teens More Likely to Take Weapons to School
Can Trees Curb Asthma Flare-Ups in Polluted Cities?
Controversial MS Treatment Found to Be Ineffective
From Horses to Humans: Uncovering a Clue to Sore Throats
Health Tip: How to Clean a Breast Pump
Health Tip: Seniors at Heightened Risk of Foodborne Illness
Is It Time to Scrap the Pap Test?
Memo to Doctors: Spit Out the Bad News
Pot May Alter Brain Function of Some With HIV
Seeking Better Sleep? Here's One Simple Step to Help
With Diabetes, Be on the Alert for Foot Sores
Zika Nerve Damage May Stem From Body's Response to the Virus
Brush Up on Fall Allergies Before Tackling the Leaves
Deer Hunters: Put Safety First
For Seniors, Any Physical Activity Is Better Than None
Health Tip: Is Stress Interfering With Your Child's Sleep?
Health Tip: Prevent Respiratory Infections
The Silver Lining Behind Household Chores
Who's Most Distracted Behind the Wheel?
Arthritis Didn't Afflict Famed Clone Sheep, Experts Say
Health Tip: Ease Your Child's Worry During Vaccinations
Health Tip: Prevent Fire Deaths and Injuries
How to Safely Navigate Diabetes and Thanksgiving
Nature Walks Nurture Family Bonds
Thanksgiving Overeating Could Spell Kidney Problems
Health Highlights: Nov. 22, 2017
1 in 4 U.S. Seniors With Cancer Has Had It Before
An Exercise Game Plan for Boomers
Easy Ways to Keep Holiday Eating in Check
Health Tip: Identify Risk Factors for Anorexia
Health Tip: Travel Safely With a Child
How to Stay Out of the ER This Thanksgiving
It's the Latest Diet Craze, But Is It Safe?
Medicaid Tied to Better Addiction Treatment in Pregnancy
Smoggy Air May Spawn Weaker Sperm
The Booze You Choose Can Sway Your Mood
Health Highlights: Nov. 21, 2017
Almost 21 Million Worldwide Now Have Access to HIV Meds
Getting Annual Flu Shot Won't Weaken Your Immune System
Health Tip: Diabetes Affects Women Differently
Health Tip: Help Prevent Osteoporosis
Insulin Pill May Delay Type 1 Diabetes in Some
Is a Common Shoulder Surgery Useless?
Male Triathletes May Be Harming Their Hearts
Opioid Crisis Hitting Boomers, Millennials Hardest
Prep, Patience Help Keep the Family Peace at Thanksgiving
Report: Industry Hid Decades-Old Study Showing Sugar's Unhealthy Effects
Self-Harm Cases Surging Among U.S. Girls
Spread Joy, Not Foodborne Illness, for Thanksgiving
Sunrise, Sunset: Ancient Rhythms Still Dictate Human Life
Women Still Want Annual Mammograms
Health Highlights: Nov. 20, 2017
Babies Start Connecting Words Early On
Cancer Survivors Can Develop PTSD, Too
Diabetes, High Blood Pressure While Pregnant Spells Trouble Later On
Family Vacations That Are Fun for All
Health Tip: How Much Exercise Do You Need?
Health Tip: Infant Medication Advice For New Moms
Heavier Women May Need Mammograms More Often
How to Spot an Eating Disorder
Most U.S. Parents Can't Find Good Childcare: Survey
Motorcycle Crashes Far More Deadly Than Car Crashes
Quickly Treating Mini-Stroke Can Cut Risk for Future Stroke
Severe Psoriasis May Make Diabetes Increasingly Likely
Shaming Overweight Kids Only Makes Things Worse
Teens' Painkiller Misuse Linked to Dating Violence
When Treating Infertility, Vitamin D Levels May Be Key
How to Spot the Virus That Puts Some Babies in the Hospital
What It Takes to Get Teens Moving
Health Highlights: Nov. 17, 2017
Can Girls Help Boost Boys' Reading Scores?
Could New 'Brain Training' Program Help Prevent Dementia?
Dr. Tommy John Hopes Fewer Young Athletes Need Dad's Namesake Surgery
Flu Shot Could Help Your Kid Avoid Hospital
Gulf War Illness, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Are Distinct Disorders: Study
Health Tip: Safety Advice for the Holidays
Hey, Single Folk: Adopting a Dog Could Lengthen Your Life
More Patients Are Having a Say in Their Medical Care
Office Workers Don't Like Being Chained to Their Desks
Poor Prognosis for Diabetic Foot Sores
Health Highlights: Nov. 16, 2017
'Boomers' Doing Better at Avoiding Eye Disease of Aging
Breathing Dirty Air May Raise Miscarriage Risk
CDC Wants America to Eat Its Fruits & Veggies
Calm Parents Help Calm Kids With ADHD
FDA Seeks to Speed Development of 'Regenerated' Organs for Medical Use
Face It: Drinking, Smoking Takes Toll on Looks
Health Tip: If There's a Wildfire Nearby
Health Tip: Talking With Your Child's Cancer-Care Team
Hospital Midwives, Lower C-Section Rates?
If Dad Has Depression, Kids Might Develop It, Too
Kids Still Getting Risky Painkiller After Tonsillectomy
Many Hospice Workers Lack Their Own End-of-Life Directives
New Hemophilia Treatment Stems Bleeding Episodes
Obamacare May Have Helped More Americans Quit Smoking
One Type of Diet Can Add Years to Your Life
Spare the Rod, Spur Better Behavior?
The Best and Worst Ways to Say 'I Love You'
Health Highlights: Nov. 15, 2017
'Fountain of Youth' Gene Discovered in Secluded Amish Community
Cardiac Arrest Rare in Young Athletes But Tough to Predict
Could Your Cat Give You 'Bird Flu?'
Diabetes May Be Driving High Rates of Breast Cancer in Black Women
Don't Fret Delays in Treating Colon Cancer, Study Suggests
Health Tip: Hearing Loss May Affect Brain Health
Health Tip: Stress Can Impact Sleep
Mepsevii Approved for Rare Enzyme Disorder
Millions Could Miss Out on a Potential Alzheimer's Breakthrough
Pricey ER Tests for Chest Pain Often Unnecessary
Staying Active May Lower Odds for Glaucoma
Study Untangles Disparity in Colon Cancer Survival Rates
Top Anti-Opioid Meds Are Equally Safe, Effective
Trauma Greets Many Illegal Immigrants in U.S.
U.S. May Still Benefit From Climate Accord
U.S. Seniors Struggle More to Pay for Health Care Compared to Other Countries
Virtual Reality: A Helping Hand After Stroke
Why a Headache Feels So Draining
Health Highlights: Nov. 14, 2017
'Digital Pill' Tells Doctor When Patient Takes It
America's Love Affair With Sugary Sodas Is Fading
Can Treating Gum Disease Keep Blood Pressure in Line?
FDA OKs First 'Digital Pill' That Lets Doctors Know It's Been Taken
FDA Warns of Herb Kratom's Opioid-Like Harms
Health Tip: Spread Awareness of the Opioid Epidemic
Health Tip: Stay Safe as a Pedestrian
Is Low-Dose Aspirin Right for You After Surgery?
Is Meth Use Destroying Vets' Hearts?
Is Too Much Time Online Raising Suicide Risk in Teen Girls?
New 'Heat-Not-Burn' Cigarettes Harm Blood Vessels: Study
Psychedelic Amazonian Drug Might Ease Symptoms of Depression, Alcoholism
Swings in Blood Pressure Can Pose Long-Term Dangers
Try This Diet to Lower Your Risk of Heart Failure
Weighing Too Much or Too Little When Pregnant Can Be Risky
With Stress and Trauma Come Excess Weight
Your Blood Type May Determine How Smog Affects Your Heart
Health Highlights: Nov. 13, 2017
Commitment Is Key for Online Quit-Smoking Groups
Definition of High Blood Pressure Drops
Health Tip: Cook Your Turkey Safely
Health Tip: Participating in a Clinical Trial
Holiday Parties Minus the Calorie Crunch
Knowing Too Much About Your Genes Might Be Risky
Lunchtime H2O May Be Key to Curbing Kids' Obesity
Middle-Aged and Impaired? More Common Than You Might Think
Motor On, Heart Patients: Electric Cars Don't Harm Cardiac Implants
Prolonged Breast-Feeding May Guard Against Teen Eczema
Take Heart, Coffee Lovers! Morning Joe May Help Your Ticker
Uninsured Heart Patients Often Face Daunting Bills
Want to Prevent Heart Disease? Go Nuts!
Younger People With Diabetes Have 7 Times Greater Risk of Sudden Heart Death
Binge-Watchers, Beware: All That TV Time Poses Clot Risk
Does Sex Really Trigger Cardiac Arrest?
Healthier Diet, Less Salt: The Recipe to Beat High Blood Pressure
Many Women Miss Out on Lifesaving CPR
Music, Video Help Sixth-Graders Master Hands-Only CPR
Health Highlights: Nov. 10, 2017
Health Tip: Recognize Symptoms of Oral Cancer
Health Tip: Understanding COPD
Obesity to Blame for Epidemic of Knee Dislocations, Complications
Putting Out the Welcome Mat for Household Bugs
Sleep Apnea May Boost Alzheimer's Risk
Health Highlights: Nov. 9, 2017
'Old' Lungs May Be Good Transplant Options
1 in 5 Americans Still Uses Tobacco, Gov't. Reports
Childhood Spanking Could Heighten Adult Mental Health Woes
Could Fish Oil, Vitamin D Help Ease Lupus?
Doctors Prescribing Too Many Opioids After Nose Jobs
Does Your Pet Have a Weight Problem? Here's How to Tell
HPV Vaccine Linked to Drop in Cases of Rare Childhood Disease
Health Tip: Accept Help if Your Child Has Cancer
Health Tip: What's Healthy Blood Pressure?
Low-Fat Diet May Cut Pancreatic Cancer Risk for Overweight Older Women
Menus With Calorie Counts Seem to Be Paying Off
Smog May Harm Your Bones, Too
Switching to Whole Grain Foods Could Trim Your Waistline
Health Highlights: Nov. 8, 2017
A Dangerous New Twist on Cyberbullying
An Aging Heart May Weaken Memory
Brain Beats Brawn in Quest for Energy
Daytime Wounds May Heal Faster Than Nighttime Ones
Do I Know Ewe?
Genes May Explain Why Some Don't Respond to Bipolar Drug
Health Tip: Choosing Smarter Foods
Health Tip: Prevent Germs at the Doctor's Office
Risk of Breast Cancer's Return Can Linger for Decades
Some Guys Can't Stay Away From Tanning Beds
Surgical Residents Prime Candidates for Stress, Depression, Alcohol Abuse
These Foods May Help Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain
What Really Works to Fight a Stubborn Cough?
Will This Year's Flu Shot Be as Weak as Last Season's?
Your Friends May Be Key to a Healthy Aging Brain
Health Highlights: Nov. 7, 2017
Divers May Be Plunging Into Trouble
Does All That Social Media Time Harm Young Minds?
Early Humans Grew Taller Long Before Bulking Up
Even Light Drinking May Raise Your Cancer Risk
Getting Self-Driving Cars on the Road Soon Might Save Lives
Health Tip: Defining Health Literacy
Health Tip: Travel With a Blanket
Here's Why You 'Space Out' After Too Little Sleep
Higher Prices Are Driving Rise in Health Care Spending
IUD May Lower Cervical Cancer Risk
It's 'Buyer Beware' When Purchasing Medical Pot Extract Online
Opioids Not the Only Answer for Pain Relief in the ER
West Nile's Long-Term Bite: Impact on Brain May Last Years
Yoga May Give Lung Cancer Patients, Caregivers a Boost
Health Highlights: Nov. 6, 2017
'Good Ole Days' Were Better for Kids' Health, Adults Say
Abusing Pot, Booze Lowers Teens' Chances for Success in Life
Could a Common Blood Thinner Lower Cancer Risk?
Doctor Burnout: A Big Health Threat in U.S.
Gun Injuries Getting More Severe, Experts Say
Health Tip: Deciphering Cosmetic Labels
Health Tip: Stop Smoking
Helping Children Cope When a Mass Tragedy Strikes
How Safe Are Your Drinking Glasses?
Human vs. Animal Brainpower: More Alike Than You Might Think
Older Women Can 'Walk Away From the Grim Reaper'
TV Ads Still Push Unhealthy Foods at Kids
Why Many Breast Cancer Patients Short-Circuit Their Treatment
With Cigarettes Out of Favor, Many U.S. Teens Also Shun Pot
Zelboraf Approved for Rare Blood Cancer
Eat Well, Age Well
Common Heartburn Meds Show Ties to Kidney Trouble
Health Highlights: Nov. 3, 2017
Are Stents Really Useless After Chest Pain? Cardiologists Not Sure
Call a Snack a Meal, and You're Less Apt to Overeat
Coffee May Be Kind to Your Kidneys
Cord Blood Therapy for Cerebral Palsy Shows Promise
Health Tip: Get to Know Your Pharmacist
New Finding Hints at Clue to Dementia
Nursing Home Often Only Option for Single Men After Stroke
Ready for the Time Change on Sunday?
Social Media Can Help Boost Weight Loss Success
What Drives Teen School Shooters
Health Highlights: Nov. 2, 2017
Are Artery-Opening Stents for Chest Pain a Waste of Time?
Are You Sure That's What the Doctor Said About Your Leukemia?
Can You Trust the Labels on Your Supplements?
Climate Change May Bring 'Browner' Waters, More Disease
Even Advanced Breast Cancer Patients Gain From Exercise
Fiber-Rich Diet Boosts Survival From Colon Cancer
Health Tip: Fluoride Recommended For Young Children
Health Tip: Handle Chicken With Care
Kidney Failure Declining Among U.S. Diabetics: CDC
Patients' Gut Bugs May Play Role in Cancer Care
Resilient Brain Connections May Help Against Alzheimer's
Robots May Be Cleaning Your Hospital Room Soon
Sugary Drinks Could Break Your Heart
Treeless Tropics, More Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes?
What Exercise Regimen Is Best for Healthy Weight Loss in Seniors?
What Food Gets People's Attention? Junk Food, by Far
Health Highlights: Nov. 1, 2017
'Drug Courts,' Treatment Focus of New White House Opioid Strategy
A Teen Mom's Stress May Harm Her Heart
Americans Stressed About Nation's Future, Poll Finds
Are Some Heartburn Meds Tied to Stomach Cancer?
Bad Hot Flashes, Sleep Apnea Often Go Together
Do Rising Cancer Drug Prices Warrant Regulation?
Does Your Medication Make You a Worse Driver?
Gene Therapy, New Drug Battle a Rare But Deadly Disease in Kids
Health Tip: Eating Healthier as You Age
Health Tip: Sled Safer
Improve Your Odds During Infertility Treatments
Lack of Awareness May Spur Spread of Hep C
Liposuction May Ease Limb Swelling in Cancer Patients
Long Spaceflights Could Put Pressure on the Brain
Speed Up the 'Cancer Moonshot,' Doctors Urge
U.S. Preemie Birth Rates Rise 2 Years in a Row