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Health Highlights: Aug. 31, 2018
ADHD Rates Rising Sharply in U.S. Kids
Depression Strikes Nearly 1 in 5 Young Adults With Autism: Study
FDA Warns of Dangers of Liquid Nitrogen in Food, Drinks
Goats Can Read Human Emotions, Prefer Happy Faces
Health Tip: Find Activities You Enjoy
Health Tip: Keep Your Epileptic Child Safer
Obamacare May Have Boosted Access to Birth Control
Undescended Testes Tied to Higher Risk of Cancer, Infertility
With Stroke Comes Higher Dementia Risk: Study


Health Highlights: Aug. 30, 2018
AHA: Why More Americans Are Kicking the Smoking Habit
Babies of Opioid-Addicted Moms May Struggle in School
Brain Implant Puts the Brakes on Epileptic Seizures in Mice
Even at Low Levels, Toxic Metals Put Heart at Serious Risk: Study
FDA Warns of Common Diabetes Meds' Link to Dangerous Genital Infection
Gene 'Editing' in Dog Study Shows Promise for Kids With Muscular Dystrophy
Health Tip: Feeling Dizzy? When to See Your Doctor
Health Tip: Treat Your Sty
Later Breakfast, Earlier Dinner Might Help You Shed Body Fat
Monkey Trials Raise Hope for Non-Addictive Opioid Alternative
Pediatricians Make Change to Child Car Seat Guidelines
Sleep Apnea Might Raise Odds for Painful Gout
States Struggle With Onslaught of Opioid OD Deaths
Strain of E. Coli Spread From Poultry to People, Study Suggests


Health Highlights: Aug. 29, 2018
AHA: It Takes More Than a Bribe to Get Some People to Exercise
Ancient Treatment May Help Fight 'Superbugs'
Drug Slows Brain Shrinkage in Progressive MS
Drug for Spinal Muscular Atrophy May Help Older Children: Study
Health Tip: Buy the Right Backpack for Your Child
Health Tip: Pool Fencing Helps Prevent Drowning
Is Teen Drinking Tied to Aggressive Prostate Cancer Later in Life?
Monitoring System for Underage Tobacco Sales Falls Short: Study
Newer Breathing Tube Might Save More Cardiac Arrest Patients
Obamacare Enrollee Numbers Aren't Falling: Report
Smoking, Drinking a Double Whammy for Teens' Arteries: Study
Soldiers' Suicide Attempts Often Come Without Prior Mental Health Diagnosis


Health Highlights: Aug. 28, 2018
AHA: This Single Dad Kicked 30-Year Tobacco Habit for His Son
Alarming Rise in Antibiotic-Resistant UTIs in U.S.: Study
For a Healthier Heart, Stick to 6 to 8 Hours of Sleep
Going 'Low-Carb'? Your Odds for an Early Death May Rise
Health Tip: Talking About Your Cancer Diagnosis
Health Tip: Understanding Vasectomy
Hundreds of Human, Pet Homeopathy Products Recalled
Is Dairy Due for a 'Heart Health Makeover'?
More Evidence Ties Stress to Heart Trouble
STD Rates Continue to Climb in U.S.
Security Scanners Safe for Patients With Heart Devices: Study
Take a Vacation, Your Heart Will Thank You
Traffic Noise Is (Bad) for the Birds


Health Highlights: Aug. 27, 2018
AHA: Healthy Dining in Convenience Stores?
As U.S. Kids Take More Meds, Dangerous Drug Mixes Could Rise
Aspirin, Fish Oil May Not Prevent Heart Trouble in Those Already at Risk
Could Too Much 'Good' HDL Cholesterol Be Bad for Your Heart?
Expert Advice for a Safe Trip Back to School
Health Tip: Food Safety for Pregnant and Nursing Mothers
Health Tip: Pack a Healthy Lunch for Your Child
Is Climate Change Draining Nutrients From Crops?
New Wrinkle in Heart Health: Furrowed Brows May Bode Ill
Pediatricians Warn of Rising Use of Pot While Pregnant, Breastfeeding
Pot May Stay in Breast Milk for 6 Days
Secret Tunnels Between Skull, Brain Speed Immune Cells After Stroke in Mice
Study Finds Some Patients With A-Fib Have Hidden Brain Damage
U.S. Deaths From Suicide, Drugs Surpass Diabetes
Weight-Loss Drug Belviq Is First to Show No Harm to Heart


School Kids Need Supervision After Classes End


Here's Food for Thought -- and School Success


Health Highlights: Aug. 24, 2018
AHA: Bandmates in The War and Treaty Open Up About Health, Homelessness
Bills Mount for Breast Cancer Survivors
College Grades Low? Try a Different Seat in the Classroom
Daily Vaping Tied to Doubling of Heart Attack Risk
HPV Vaccine Doesn't Put Girls' Fertility at Risk: Study
Health Tip: Avoid a Pinworm Infection
Health Tip: Understanding Compulsive Exercise Disorder
Here's How Sleepless Nights Can Trigger Weight Gain
Is a Health Secret Hiding in Your Infant's Diapers?
John McCain No Longer Receiving Treatment for Terminal Brain Tumor
Newborns' Immune Systems Ramp Up After Birth
Put Good Health on Your Child's Back-to-School Checklist


Health Highlights: Aug. 23, 2018
AHA: CPR Training at School Now Required in 38 States
Alcohol Helps Kill 2.8 Million People Globally Each Year
Did Russian Bots, Trolls Try to Sway U.S. Vaccine Debate?
Doctors Discover New Type of Multiple Sclerosis
Drop the Word 'Cancer,' and Patient Choices Change
Drug Combo Fights Melanoma That Has Spread to Brain
Eyes Could Be Window to Predicting Alzheimer's
FDA Bans E-Cig Liquid Products That Look Like Snacks, Candies
First Drug Approved for Rare Eye Disease
Government Rules Aimed at Curbing Opioid Prescriptions May Have Backfired
HPV Vaccination Rates Rising Among U.S. Teens
Health Tip: Manage the Terrible 3's
Health Tip: Your Toddler Can Be a Vegetarian


Health Highlights: Aug. 22, 2018
'Moderate' Drinking May Help the Heart, But Only If You Stick With It: Study
AHA: Losing Loved Ones to Heart Disease Moves Woman to Fight for Her Health
Breastfeeding Bonus: Lower Stroke Risk for Mom Years Later
Health Tip: Help Keep Your Teen Healthier
Health Tip: Prevent Childhood Obesity
How to Prevent Your Child From Getting Bullied -- or Being a Bully
Kids With Autism Learn, Grow With the 'Social Robot'
Spine Stimulation May Help Paralyzed Patients Regain Bladder Control
Store Tobacco Ads Help Get Kids Vaping
Study Explores New Way to Stop Cancer's Spread
When Kids Focus on 1 Sport, Overuse Injuries Rise
Why Fewer Blacks and Hispanics Survive Some Childhood Cancers
Your Kid's New Reading Buddy Could Be a Robot


Health Highlights: Aug. 21, 2018
Are High-Tech Baby Monitors Worth It? Or Even Safe?
Blood Test Gives Quick Prognosis for Lymphoma Treatment: Study
Gut Enzyme Could Help Solve U.S. Blood Shortages
HPV Test May Replace Pap for Some Women, New Guidelines Say
Health Tip: Differing Thyroid Tests
Health Tip: Protect Your Voice
Kids' Play Is Healthy, Pediatricians' Group Says
New Lab Test Spots Heart Attack, Risk of Future Heart Woes
Newer HIV Therapies Yield Big Gains But Racial Gaps Persist
Radiation for Childhood Brain Tumor Can Hinder Memory
Read Any Good Books Lately? No, Teens Say, We're Too Busy Texting and Online
When a Parent Has Cancer, Kids Suffer Long Term: Study


Health Highlights: Aug. 20, 2018
2 in 5 Teens Text While Driving, Survey Shows
AHA: 'Bad' Cholesterol Can Be Deadly in Otherwise Healthy People
Are More U.S. Women Using Pot to Ease Morning Sickness?
Can a Maple Leaf Help You Look Younger?
Doctors Not Talking About Newer Meningitis Vaccine
Getting Kids Ready for the New School Year
Good News, Bad News in U.S. Breastfeeding Report
Health Tip: Grapefruit May Interact With Medication
Health Tip: Keep Your Bladder Healthier
Most Parents Say Tsk, Tsk to Tattoos for Their Teens
New, Natural Pesticides Effective Against Mosquitoes: Study
Stressed at Work? Open Office Plan Might Help
U.S. Political Climate Frightening for Teens: Study
Vaping Can Damage DNA, But Will It Cause Cancer?


4 Ways to Protect Your Child From Allergic Reactions at School


A Wilderness Expert's Keys to Safety in the Great Outdoors


Health Highlights: Aug. 17, 2018
A Little 'Horseplay' Eases Veterans' Mind, Body & Soul
AHA: Gout Could Increase Heart Disease Risk
AHA: Personalized Guidelines for Treating Adults With Congenital Heart Disease
Clinical Trials Balance Out Urban, Rural Cancer Survival Rates
Eating Before Early Workout Helps Burn Carbs
FDA Approves Brain Stimulation Device for OCD
Generic EpiPen Gains Doctors' Approval
Genetic Testing for Cancer Lacking for Women on Medicare: Study
Health Tip: Achieve Healthier Hair
Health Tip: Tongue Scrapers Won't Prevent Bad Breath: Experts
Is a Haywire Body Clock Tied to Mood Disorders?
Magnetic Stimulation Device Approved to Treat Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
More Opioid Users Getting Treatment Since Medicaid Expansion
The 'Right' Amount of Carbs May Help You Live Longer


Health Highlights: Aug. 16, 2018
1 in 4 in U.S. Has a Disability, CDC Reports
AHA: Are Eggs Good for You or Not?
Blood Test in Early Pregnancy May Predict Mom's Diabetes Risk
Childhood Exposure to Smoke May Raise Risk of Death From COPD
FDA Approves 1st Generic EpiPen
Health Tip: Keep Diabetic Feet Healthier
Health Tip: Recognize Symptoms of Gallstones
Here's a Part of Aging That Really Stinks
New Blood Test Spots Parasitic Infection in Pregnant Women
New Drug of Last Resort Tackles Resistant HIV
Research Links Long-Banned Insecticide DDT to Autism
Sleep in Your Contacts, Risk Serious Eye Damage: CDC
Thinning Retina Seen as Early Warning Sign for Parkinson's
U.S. Opioid Epidemic Fueling Life Expectancy Decline


Health Highlights: Aug. 15, 2018
AHA: Wildfire Smoke Threatens Health of Those Near and Far
Amputation May Not Be Best Option for Severe Circulation Problems
Breast Cancer Drug Promising in Phase 3 Trial
Cosmetic Procedures Boost Well-Being, Poll Shows
Forecast Sees Abnormal Heat Worldwide Through 2022
Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Macular Degeneration?
Health Tip: Keep Your Gut in Good Condition
Here's What Predicts a Woman's Odds of Living Till 90
Immigrants Not a Burden on U.S. Health Care: Study
One Reason Why Kidney Transplants Fail
Secondhand Smoke Exposure as Kids Tied to Women's Arthritis
Stem Cells Restore Some Vision in Blind Mice
Why You Should Watch Your Weight After You Stop Smoking


Health Highlights: Aug. 14, 2018
AHA: Home-Delivered Meals Keep Heart Failure Patients Out of Hospital
Cellphone Use Puts Pedestrians Off-Balance
Dialysis Linked to Dementia in Seniors
Eclipse Viewers Eclipsed Viewing Records
Gene Test Predicts Risk of 5 Common Diseases
Health Tip: Identify Bug Bites
Health Tip: Making an Emergency Call
More Alzheimer's Gene Links Found
New Triple-Combo Pill Controls Blood Pressure, Study Finds
Sleep Deprivation May Play Role in 'Global Loneliness Epidemic'
Study Hints at Why Women Suffer More Migraines Than Men
Vaping Shuts Off Immune-Fighting Cells in the Lungs, Lab Study Finds
When Head Injuries Make Life Too Hard, Suicide Risk May Rise


Health Highlights: Aug. 13, 2018
A Weak Grip May Signal Future Health Trouble -- Even in Kids
AHA: After Mini-Stroke at 41, She's on a Mission to Educate Others
Can Eating Crickets Boost Your Health?
From Pigs to Peacocks, What's Up With Those 'Emotional-Support Animals'?
Health Tip: How Drought Can Harm Your Health
Health Tip: Most Americans are Overweight
Lack of Exercise Can Boost Cancer Risk
Lung Cancer Screening's Downside Not Discussed Enough
New Guidelines for Urinary Incontinence Screenings
No Link Between Tdap Vaccine, Autism: Study
Promoting HPV Vaccine Doesn't Prompt Risky Sex by Teens: Study
Rude Coworkers, Stricter Moms?
Young Adults Favor Family Over Friends If Forced to Choose


Eye Disease Link to Alzheimer's Seen


Make Your Next Camping or Hiking Trip Trouble-free


Health Highlights: Aug. 10, 2018
AHA: With Hurricane Season Underway, Health Experts Urge More Support for the Vulnerable
American Heart Association Turns Dietary Advice on Its Head
Dining Out With Smartphones Isn't Appetizing
Early Onset Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Heart Disease, Shorter Life
Frequent Sexting Can Weaken Committed Relationships
Global Aid Programs Shortchange Teen Health Needs: Study
Health Tip: Dispelling Myths About Diabetes
Health Tip: Fight Frequent Fatigue
Here's What Makes Seniors Feel and Act Younger
New Research Suggests Glaucoma May Be an Autoimmune Disease
Women With Asthma More Likely to Develop COPD


Health Highlights: Aug. 9, 2018
'Fat' Mouse Test Failure Yields New Obesity Clue
AHA: Obesity May Increase Risk for Peripheral Artery Disease
Childhood Brain Tumor Treatment May Hamper Adult Survivors
Doctors Write Fewer Opioid Scripts After Learning of Overdose Death
Exercise Really Can Chase Away the Blues … to a Point
For Pennies a Drink, Higher Taxes Would Help Counter Alcohol's Toll: Study
Frequent Skin Cancers May Signal Risk of Other Cancers, Too
Health Tip: Getting a Second Opinion Before Surgery
Health Tip: Help Manage Stress
Is Evolution of the Human Brain to Blame for Some Mental Disorders?
New Dads Can Get the Baby Blues, Too
Number of Opioid-Addicted Women Giving Birth Quadruples
Prenatal Vitamin D Pills Won't Boost Babies' Growth: Study
U.S. Trauma Doctors Push for Stricter Gun Controls


Health Highlights: Aug. 8, 2018
Boxers vs. Briefs and Your Chances of Becoming a Dad
Catch-Up HPV Shots Work for Teen Girls
Elective Labor Induction May Cut C-Section Risk
For Seniors, Getting Physical Protects the Heart
Health Tip: Avoid Mosquito Bites
Health Tip: Studying Overseas
New Treatment for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Approved
Online Daters Are Really Looking for Their Better Half
Parents' Religious Beliefs May Affect Kids' Suicide Risk: Study
Picture This -- It Makes Kids Eat More Veggies
Preschoolers' Parents May Be Unprepared to Treat Asthma
Severe Diarrhea Can Send IBS Patients Over the Edge
Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Genes ID'd
Which Drugs Work Best for ADHD? Large Study Zeroes in on Two


Health Highlights: Aug. 7, 2018
AHA: Little 'Kemp the Warrior' Battles Heart Defect
Breast-Feeding Suffers in Homes With Smokers: Study
For School Kids, Vaccines Are Key
Health Tip: How Often Do Kids Need to Bathe?
Health Tip: Suggestions for Cleaning Fruit and Veggies
Health Woes Hit 1 in 7 Babies Exposed to Zika in U.S. Territories
Heart Monitoring a Must for Breast Cancer Patients on Herceptin
Hepatitis-Infected Kidneys a Safe Option for Transplant: Study
School Prep Includes Planning Allergy, Asthma Management
Snap, Polish, Post: Why Selfies May Be Bad for Your Health
Study Urges Genetic Testing of Relatives of Aortic Disease Patients
To Combat Childhood Obesity, Start at Birth … or Even Before


Health Highlights: August 6, 2018
Access to Diabetes Drugs Improved Under Affordable Care Act: Study
Barriers to Doctor-Nurse Communications Thwart Care
Better Blood Test May Spot Heart Attack Faster
Female Heart Attack Patients Fare Better If ER Doc Is a Woman
Health Tip: Things to Remember About Acne
Health Tip: When Small Children Play Near Water
Homeless Babies Face Lasting Health Risks
Just 2 Weeks' Inactivity Can Trigger Diabetes in at-Risk Seniors: Study
Moms Who Smoked as Teens More Likely to Deliver Smaller Babies
Signs Your Child Might Have Hearing Loss
Study Forecasts Dramatic Floods in Western U.S. Due to Climate Change
Too Much Screen Time May Pile on the Pounds


How to Keep Foodborne Illness at Bay


Health Highlights: August 3, 2018
AHA: Air Pollution Exposure Linked to Enlarged Hearts
Better Sleep During Pregnancy May Cut Odds of Preemie Birth
Hiccups for a Month? It Can Happen
Scientists Trace Link Between Head Injuries and Parkinson's
The Dark Side of Sunless Tanning
Too Little Fish for Mom Linked to Higher Preemie Birth Risk
Why Choo-Choo is Better for Baby's Language Skills Than Train
Why Seniors Can Struggle With Swallowing


Health Highlights: August 2, 2018
'Moderate' Drinking May Be a Brain Buffer
AHA: Common Virus Causes Heart Defects in Mice
AHA: Heart Problem Forced Her Baby to Be Delivered Early. Then Came a Steeper Challenge.
Can Arthritic Dogs (and Their Owners) Benefit From Stem Cell Injections?
Google Glass Helps Kids With Autism Navigate Emotions of Others
How to Get Your Kids to Eat Better
Moon Dust a Health Hazard?
Naked Mole-Rats May Give Clues to Human Longevity
Opioid Addicts Turning to Unapproved Antidepressant to Get High
Scans Help Spot Heart Trouble Early in People With Lupus
Steer Clear of Obese Friends With the Flu


Health Highlights: August 1, 2018
As Opioid Epidemic Rages, Painkiller Prescriptions Don't Drop
Bioengineered Lungs Successfully Transplanted Into Pigs
Folic Acid Supplements in Pregnancy Help Kids of Women With Epilepsy
For Women Worldwide, Lung Cancers Rise as Breast Cancers Decline
Germs Gaining Resistance to Hand Gels in Hospitals
How Severe Brain Injuries Might Trigger Dementia
More Research Links Sunscreens to Marine-life Damage
Obesity Could Set Stage for Heart Issues in Pregnancy
Too Many Kidney Disease Patients in the Dark About Diet
U.S. Murder, Suicide Rates Climbing Again
Wait Times for Obesity Surgery Are Growing
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