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Health Highlights: Feb. 28, 2018
'Moderate' Precancerous Cervical Lesions May Not Need Treatment: Study
1 in 14 Pregnant Women Still Smokes
Cutting Out Gluten May Help Some Battle Nerve Pain
Defense Against Skin Cancer May Live on Your Skin
Eyes May Be Window Into Future Memory Loss
Flu Shot a Lifesaver for Heart Failure Patients
Have Smartphones, Pot Become Deadly for Pedestrians?
Health Tip: If You're Diabetic and Vegetarian
Health Tip: What You Can Learn From Genetic Testing
No 'Obesity Paradox'? The Overweight May Not Live Longer
This Body Shape Can Raise Women's Heart Attack Risk
Transgender Surgeries on the Rise
U.S. Gun Injuries Dip During NRA Conventions
Years of Football Could Harm the Heart


Health Highlights: Feb. 27, 2018
As Grass Replaces Trash in Vacant Lots, Crime Goes Down
Diesel Exhaust Might Raise Truckers' Odds for ALS
Health Tip: Prevent Tooth Decay in Babies
Health Tip: Surviving Cancer Mentally
Heart-Healthy 'DASH' Diet May Also Help Lower Depression Risk
One Key Factor Raises Gay and Lesbian Teens' Suicide Risk
Strong Tobacco Laws May Weed Out Vapers, Too
Success in High School, Success Later in Life
Tackling Menopausal Sleep Problems From Other Angles
Urine May Hold the Key to Your True Age
Varicose Veins Tied to Higher Odds for Blood Clots
Why the Flu Makes You Feel So Miserable
You're Less Likely to Get a Blood Transfusion Now


Health Highlights: Feb. 26, 2018
15 Percent of Teens Say They've Sexted
Breast Cancer Radiation Not as Bad as Many Fear
Bystander Use of Defib Device Doubles Chances of Surviving Cardiac Arrest
Female Hormones May Play Part in Asthma
Health Tip: Recognize a Bad Reaction to Acne Medication
Health Tip: Shovel Snow Safely
Hormonal Birth Control Won't Raise Depression Risk: Study
Race, Insurance Key to Employment After Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Toxic Metals Found in E-Cigarette Vapor
Two Healthy Diets Equally Good for Your Heart
U.S. Child Obesity Levels Not Falling After All
Wartime Bomb Blasts May Lead to Memory Problems
Why Was This Year's Flu Shot So Weak? FDA Wants to Know


How to Get That Perfect Shave


Summer Camp Tips for Kids With Asthma, Allergies


Health Highlights: Feb. 23, 2018
As Stroke 'Liquefies' Brain Tissue, Lasting Harm May Spread
FDA Warns Heart Patients About Antibiotic Clarithromycin
Flu Season Shows More Signs of Slowing
For Women, Blocked Arteries Not the Only Trigger for Heart Attacks
Health Tip: Help Control Teeth Grinding
Health Tip: Make Sure Babies Eat Right
It's Still Not Too Late for a Flu Shot
Learning Problems May Accompany Kidney Disease
Poorer Kids May Fare Worse After Heart Surgery
The Sooner Type 2 Diabetes Arrives, the Worse for Your Heart
Why Some Are Still Skeptical of Tanning Bed Risks


Health Highlights: Feb. 22, 2018
Americans Still Not Safely Storing Their Guns
Antidepressants Do Work, Some Better Than Others: Study
Clues to Parkinson's May Be Shed in Tears
Health Tip: Help Prevent Underage Drinking
Health Tip: Menstrual Migraines
Heavy Drinkers Put Themselves at Risk for Dementia
More Americans Pushed Into High-Deductible Health Plans
New Research Debunks Two Medical Marijuana Myths
New Version of Nasal Flu Vaccine to Return for Next Season
Take Early Clinical Trials With a Grain of Salt
Too Much TV Could Boost Your Odds for a Blood Clot
When It Comes to Art, Don't Call Them Neanderthals
Xanax, Valium Looking Like America's Next Drug Crisis


Health Highlights: Feb. 21, 2018
'Burnout' Threatens More Than a Third of Doctors
Aspirin as Good a Clot Buster as Pricey Drugs After Joint Replacement
Blacks May Face Higher Stroke Risk From AFib
Drug That Eases Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain Won't Help 'Regular' Arthritis
Even Hidden Flu May Trigger Trouble After Heart Surgery
FDA Cracks Down on Kratom Products
For Older Men, Even Light Exercise Helps
Guns Still Found in Homes With Unstable Kids
Health Tip: Prepare Shredded Meat in a Slow Cooker
Health Tip: Understanding Palliative Care
If the Eyes Don't Coordinate, Reading -- and Grades -- May Suffer
Skipping the Gym, Ladies? Try the Stairs
Some Pain Patients Can Cut Opioid Dose and Still Get Relief


Health Highlights: Feb. 20, 2018
'Grey's Anatomy' Not Much Like a Real ER
Could Hackers Target Heart Devices?
Facial Cancer Decimating Tasmanian Devil Population
Fatal Opioid ODs Drop for People Treated While Jailed
Flu Shot During Pregnancy Poses No Harm to Baby
Health Tip: Do You Need a Tetanus Shot?
Health Tip: Understanding Tonsillitis
Herbal Drug Kratom Linked to Salmonella Illnesses, CDC Says
Low-Fat Diet vs. Low-Carb: And the Winner Is …
Mouse Study Another Step Toward 'Heroin Vaccine'
Newer Breast MRI May Be More Accurate and Easier
Rotating Night Shifts a Path to Diabetes, Study Suggests
Tobacco Kills, No Matter How It's Smoked: Study


Family History of Breast Cancer Matters, Even for Older Women
Health Tip: Comparing Soap and Other Body Cleansers
Health Tip: Protect Baby from Whooping Cough
Many Parents in the Dark on When Kids Should First See a Dentist
Obesity Might Cause Sudden Cardiac Arrest in the Young


Lung Cancer One of Many Reasons Not to Smoke


Stroke May Not Mean Language Loss for Newborns


Health Highlights: Feb. 16, 2018
After Another Shooting Tragedy, 'Stop the Bleed' Kits Urged for Schools
Dad Can Pass on Ovarian Cancer Genes, Too
Fentanyl Test Strips May Help Stem OD Deaths
Flu Season Shows First Signs of Slowing
Health Tip:Manage Stress
Health Tip:Ski and Snowboard Safely With Your Kids
How to Put Mass Shooting Tragedies in Perspective for Kids
How to Spare Family and Coworkers Your Flu Misery
Kids Who Need Sickle Cell Meds Don't Always Get Them
Pets Good Medicine for Those Battling Mental Ills
Sibling Bullying Could Have Mental Health Effects


Health Highlights: Feb. 15, 2018
1 in 10 Worldwide Gets Wound Infection After Abdominal Surgery
Another Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise In Mice
Booze Beats Pot at Being Unhealthy: Oregon Poll
CDC Says Flu Vaccine Just 25 Percent Effective Against Leading Strain
Could a Blood Thinner Actually Raise Stroke Risk for Some?
Health Tip: Balance Moves for Older Adults
Health Tip: When Arthritis Strikes Your Feet
Household Products May Pollute the Air as Much as Your Car Does: Study
Obesity May Give Men With Melanoma a Survival Advantage
Researchers Probe Mystery of Illnesses in U.S. Cuba Embassy Personnel
Short as a Child, Stroke Risk as an Adult?
When One Teen Vapes, Others Often Follow
Your Tax Dollars Fund Research on Hundreds of New Meds


Health Highlights: Feb. 14, 2018
Being a Single Dad Can Take a Big Toll on Health
Does Your Valentine Have a Roving Eye? Watch Out
Drug Might Be Safer Alternative to Ease Dementia Psychosis
FDA Approves Drug to Help Curb a Tough-to-Treat Prostate Cancer
FDA Approves First Blood Test to Detect Concussions
First Blood Test to Evaluate Potential Concussions Approved
Health Tip: Sleep's Effects on Diabetes
Health Tip:Living with Pulmonary Fibrosis
Highly Processed Foods Tied to Higher Cancer Risk
It's Not Your Imagination: You're Hungrier After Losing Weight
Money Can Buy You Happiness, But Only So Much
More Wild Weather to Come If Climate Change Goals Not Met
New Treatment Approved for Prostate Cancer That Resists Hormone Therapy
Obamacare Helped More Young Women Get Prenatal Care: Study
One Hidden Culprit Behind Weight Gain: Fruit Juice
Parents Find Kids' Weight Report Cards Hard to Swallow
Shedding Pounds Before Weight-Loss Surgery a Smart Move
Therapy Reverses Alzheimer's Brain Plaque Buildup -- in Mice


Health Highlights: Feb. 13, 2018
Depression Common in U.S., Women Hit Hardest
Do Common Household Chemicals Affect Your Weight?
Health Tip:Heart Disease Risk Factors You Can Control
Health Tip:Preparing for Surgery
Kidney Stones on the Rise Among Women
Ovarian Cancer Screening Still Ineffective, Not Recommended: Panel
Therapy Helps Those With Autism Navigate Adulthood
Too Many Patients Know Too Little About Their MRI, CT Scans: Study
Vaccines Can Stem Poverty, Not Just Disease, Study Suggests
Want to Keep the Weight Off? Eat More Slowly
Widely Used COPD Meds Tied to Increased Fracture Risk


Health Highlights: Feb. 12, 2018
Another Downside to Opioid Use: Pneumonia?
Babies Face Higher SIDS Risk in Certain States
Driving May Be Risky Business on 4/20 Pot Holiday
Health Tip: Prevent Exposure to Lead
Health Tip:Online Pharmacies You Should Avoid
Heart Defects May Raise Odds for Dementia
Ick! Oregon Woman Is First-Ever Case of Human 'Eye Worm'
No Proof At-Home 'Cranial Stimulation' Eases Depression
Preemies Get a Slow Start on Friendships
Shining a Deadly New Light on Airborne Flu Virus
Think Extermination Ends Your Bedbug Woes? Think Again
Unsafe Water Found in Faucets Across the U.S.
Valentine's Day Coping Tips When Loved One Is Gone
Who Gets Unneeded Antibiotics Most Often?


The Purrfect Diet for Your Fat Cat


It May Be Winter, But Keep That Sunscreen Handy


Health Highlights: Feb. 9, 2018
A Bad Flu Season Keeps Getting Worse
Don't Count on an American to Do CPR
Fidget Spinners May Be Dangerous in the Wrong Hands
Head Injuries Hit 1 in 14 Kids, CDC Reports
Health Tip: Controlling Pinkeye
Health Tip: Signs You Need Rotator Cuff Surgery
Hey Kids, Just Say No to Energy Drinks
Make a Bucket List -- Then Share It With Your Doc
Pain of Acne More Than Skin Deep
You, Too, Can Eat Like an Olympian


Health Highlights: Feb. 8, 2018
Are Germs Falling From the Sky?
Autism, Bipolar and Schizophrenia Share Genetic Similarities
FDA Says U.S. Will Now Produce Critical MRI Component
Health Tip: Handle a Child's Traumatic Stress
Health Tip: Use Contact Lenses Safely
Low Blood Sodium Tied to Impaired Thinking in Older Men
MS Drug Poses Hard Choices for Women Wanting Children
Many With Depression Delay, Avoid Treatment
More Norovirus Infections at Olympics in South Korea
Most Say Health Workers Shouldn't Refuse Care on Moral Grounds: Poll
Sleepy Drivers May Be Causing More Crashes Than Thought
Two Drugs Offer Hope Against a Tough-to-Treat Prostate Cancer
Women Fare Worse Than Men After a Stroke
Women Who Are Most at Risk of Stroke
Youth Violence in U.S. Declines -- but the War's Not Over


Health Highlights: Feb. 7, 2018
Cancer-Causing HPV Can Hide in the Throat
Defibrillators May Not Help Kidney Patients With Bad Hearts
Did Robin Williams' Suicide Spur 'Copycat' Acts?
Fewer Americans Are Getting Herpes
Health Tip: Sleep Better
Health Tip: Symptoms of Iron-Deficiency Anemia
Herbal Drug Kratom Contains Opioids, FDA Says
Impotence Among Heart Patients Not the Fault of Meds, Study Finds
It's a Century Since the 1918 Flu Pandemic - Could It Happen Again?
Long-Term Opioid Use Down Among U.S. Vets: Study
Looking to Bats for Clues to Longevity
Uber, Lyft Rides May Not Help Boost Doc Visits for Poorer Patients
Your Attitude About Aging Might Affect Odds for Dementia


Health Highlights: Feb. 6, 2018
'Hole in Heart' Defect May Raise Stroke Risk After Surgery
A Hidden Source of 'Superbugs' in Hospitals?
As Newborn Syphilis Cases Rise, Maternal Screening Urged
Asthma Attacks on the Decline Among U.S. Kids
Crash Diets Might Derail Your Heart Health
Do Over-the-Counter Painkillers Alter Emotions, Reasoning?
Fetal Alcohol Cases More Common Than Thought: Study
Going for a Walk Not So Easy for Many Pugs
Health Tip: Common Signs of Sinusitis
Health Tip: Quiet Your Cough
Kids Can Roll Up Their Sleeves -- Again -- for Mumps Protection
Losing Weight Eases Obesity-Related Pain. But How Much Is Enough?


Health Highlights: Feb. 5, 2018
Babies With Normal Head Size Might Still Have Zika-Linked Brain Damage
Bugs for Dinner? Think of Them as Cheap, Nutritious Lobsters
Cellphones Pose Little Cancer Risk, Studies Suggest
Could Your Colonoscopy Raise Your Risk for Appendicitis?
Got a Pet Rat? Watch Out for This Scary New Virus
Health Tip: Prevent the Spread of Scarlet Fever
Health Tip: X-Ray Suggestions for Parents
If You Suspect a Child Is Being Abused or Neglected, Report It
Melanoma Rates Rising for Boomers, Falling Among Young
Menopause May Worsen Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms
New Treatment Could Be 'Breakthrough' for Vitiligo Skin Condition
Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure May Mean Similar Trouble After Delivery


How to Protect Against Heart Disease


Good Deeds Soothe Stress


Health Highlights: Feb. 2, 2018
Dog Bites More Common for Anxious People
Exercise May Help Lung Cancer Surgery Go More Smoothly
In Ohio's Capital City, 1 in 3 Lacks Access to Healthy Food
Just How Bad Is This Flu Season? Experts Weigh In
Malaria-Causing Parasite Mutating to Resist Multiple Drugs
Super Bowl Snacks That Don't Put Health on the Sidelines
Weak Vaccine Making Flu Season Even Tougher, CDC Says
What Works Best to Keep Drivers With Dementia Off the Road


Health Highlights: Feb. 1, 2018
'Anti-Vaxxers' Are Often Conspiracy Theorists, Too
'Bug Bomb' Foggers Still Making People Sick
Breast Cancer Treatment Can Be Tough on the Heart
Cow, Soy or Almond: Which 'Milk' Is Best for You?
Dieter's Weight Loss May Have 'Ripple Effect' on Partner
Do NFL Players Face a Higher Risk of Early Death?
Fish Oil Supplements May Not Help Your Heart: Study
Fit Kids Have Healthier Lungs as Adults: Study
Patients, Doctors Often Differ About Scars After Surgery
Take a Stand on Getting Slimmer, Healthier
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