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Monkey Trial Supports Ebola Drug That May Have Helped 2 Stricken Americans August 29, 2014

All 18 rhesus monkeys infected with the virus survived after getting the experimental medication, researchers report

Biggest Ever Weekly Rise in Ebola Cases, U.N. Agency Says August 29, 2014

About 500 new infections reported across West Africa, including first case in Senegal

Health Tip: Exercise While Watching Television August 29, 2014

Get off the couch to change the channel

Parents' Fights May Strain Bonds With Their Kids August 28, 2014

On days that mom and dad argue, they treat their children differently, study finds

Less Sleep in Teen Years Tied to More Pounds at 21 August 28, 2014

16-year-olds should get more than 8 hours of shuteye a night to help avoid obesity, research says

Electrical Pulses to Scalp May Boost Memory: Study August 28, 2014

But years of research remain before this therapy could treat brain disorders, experts say

Ebola Outbreak Could Infect 20,000 People, U.N. Says August 28, 2014

World Health Organization unveils $489 million plan to combat the outbreak in West Africa

Health Tip: Eating When You're Not Hungry August 28, 2014

Things that may spur unhealthy habit

'Half a Glass' Rule May Curb Overdrinking August 27, 2014

Pouring less wine each time lowers chances of intoxication, researchers suggest

Scientists 'Rewrite' Bad Memories in Mice August 27, 2014

Manipulation of brain cells can switch negative emotions to positive ones, researchers say

Overconfident Folks May Blind Others to Their Real Abilities August 27, 2014

This self-deception can lead to risk taking, and problems for institutions that promote such people, study suggests

Study: Young Adults Who Had Depression Have 'Hyper-Connected' Brain Networks August 27, 2014

Finding might help predict, prevent and treat the disorder, researchers say

Do Antidepressants in Pregnancy Raise Risks for Mental Woes in Kids? August 27, 2014

New study discounts pills' link to autism, but suggests ties to ADHD

Sleep Apnea Treatment Helps Seniors, Study Finds August 27, 2014

British researchers report it improved slumber, lowered daytime sleepiness

Health Tip: Preparing for the First Day of School August 27, 2014

Reinforce the positives

'Sleep Drunkenness' Is Common and Linked to Other Behavior Issues August 26, 2014

But condition remains poorly defined and little understood, researcher says

VA Hospital Delays Didn't Cause Deaths, Investigators Say August 26, 2014

But draft report still finds unacceptable scheduling problems, according to published report

Even Normal-Weight Teens Can Have Dangerous Eating Disorders, Study Finds August 26, 2014

Researchers saw a nearly 6-fold rise in patients who met all criteria of anorexia except being underweight

Fewer Painkiller Deaths in States With Medical Marijuana: Study August 25, 2014

People with chronic pain may use pot instead of narcotics, researchers suggest

Number of Young Non-Smokers Who Tried E-Cigs Tripled in 2 Years August 25, 2014

CDC report also finds that teens who used the devices were more likely to say they would try smoking

Bullying Starts Before School Years Begin, Study Finds August 25, 2014

And obese boys more likely to be both bully and bullied than slimmer peers, researchers report

Health Tip: Manage Stress to Keep Diabetes in Check August 25, 2014

Get regular exercise

One Part of the Brain Doesn't Age, Study Suggests August 22, 2014

Spatial attention skills don't seem to decline over time

Simple Steps Make Shots Less Scary for Kids, Nurse Says August 22, 2014

Parents can help their children handle the sting of getting vaccinated

Counseling Does Little to Deter Youth Drinking, Review Finds August 22, 2014

Technique commonly used for problem drinkers only lowered consumption slightly, didn't change behaviors

Failing Vision Tied to Shorter Lifespans for Seniors August 21, 2014

Link could be due to faltering ability to carry out daily tasks, researchers say

Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression August 21, 2014

But combination isn't better than drugs alone for those with mild or chronic mood disorder, study says

U.S. to Tighten Access to Certain Narcotic Painkillers August 21, 2014

Drugs containing hydrocodone, which include Vicodin, would be affected

Kids With Autism Have Extra Brain Connections, Study Says August 21, 2014

Too many of these 'synapses' could be a problem, but medicines might someday help prune them away

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Sunscreen, Study Finds August 21, 2014

Warnings about sun exposure and skin cancer aren't getting through, experts say

Health Tip: When Your Child Is Afraid to Sleep August 21, 2014

Understand what's behind the fear

Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women August 20, 2014

Study found it lowered risk even if they were obese

Drug for Ebola-Like Virus Shows Promise in Monkeys August 20, 2014

Finding could be big gain against deadly pathogens like Ebola, Marburg, researchers say

White Women More Likely to Seek Fertility Treatment: Report August 20, 2014

Finding points up need for better access to reproductive health care for all women, researcher says

Want to Stay Slim? Leave the Car at Home August 20, 2014

Driving to work, rather than walking, cycling or public transit, tied to extra pounds in study

Health Tip: Strengthening Your Brain August 20, 2014

Suggestions for seniors to stay sharp

Hospital Discharge a Key Time to Help Smokers Quit August 19, 2014

New study finds that follow-up monitoring and care is crucial

Many With Schizophrenia Say They're Happy: Study August 19, 2014

Finding is valuable, researchers say, because coping mechanisms can be taught to others

Certain Antipsychotic Meds Tied to Kidney Problems in Elderly August 19, 2014

'Off-label' use to treat dementia-related behavior may carry significant risks, study finds

Education Linked to Activity Levels During the Week August 19, 2014

College grads exercise more on Saturday, Sunday, while high school dropouts more active on weekdays, study finds

When Parents Need Care, Daughters Carry the Burden: Study August 19, 2014

Brothers often pass on responsibilities to sisters, research contends

Good Neighbors Are Good for Your Heart, Study Says August 19, 2014

People who felt like they were a part of their community had lower risk of heart attack

Study: Many Seniors Get Unnecessary Cancer Tests August 18, 2014

Screening shouldn't be done when patients have less than a 10-year life expectancy, researchers say

More Children Hit by Cars in September, Experts Say August 18, 2014

Drivers and students need to know and follow traffic safety rules

WHO Urges Screening of Travelers to Contain Ebola Outbreak August 18, 2014

Officials stress that transmission of virus requires direct contact with infected person

Co-Workers Take Dim View of Women Who Seek Flex Time: Study August 18, 2014

But men who seek time for kids are viewed positively, researchers find

Childhood Mental Disability Rates Up, Study Finds August 18, 2014

Largest increase reported among wealthier families

Ease Kids Into School Sleep Schedules August 17, 2014

Making the adjustment 'doesn't just happen overnight,' health expert says

Settling Back-to-School Nerves August 16, 2014

Expert offers parents tips on reducing anxieties, jitters for kids

Natural Lighting Brightens Nurses' Outlook, Study Says August 15, 2014

Patient safety, satisfaction may improve as a result

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