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Alcohol More Harmful for People With HIV, Study SuggestsFebruary 09, 2016

Even moderate drinking linked to higher risk for death and alcohol-related health issues

White House Seeks $1.8 Billion to Fight Zika VirusFebruary 08, 2016

Emergency funds from Congress would combat the global health threat, officials say

Health Tip: Protect Against Group B Strep During PregnancyFebruary 08, 2016

Expectant moms should be tested, CDC says

Surviving Spouse Still Influenced By the OtherFebruary 05, 2016

Quality of life remains the same even after one partner dies, researchers report

CDC: Black Americans With HIV Still Less Likely to Get Ongoing Medical CareFebruary 05, 2016

Number of new diagnoses going down, but racial disparities exist regarding consistent treatment

Do More 'Selfies' Mean More Relationship Woes?February 05, 2016

Survey of Instagram users suggests sharing these photos online may make romantic partners jealous

CDC Adds New Zika Warning for Pregnant Women and Their Sex PartnersFebruary 05, 2016

Women should not have sex while pregnant if male partners have visited or live in Zika-affected areas, agency says

Daily Bit of Chocolate in Pregnancy May Help Mom, BabyFebruary 04, 2016

No matter what the level of healthy flavanols, improvements seen in circulatory health

Too Much, Too Little Sleep During Pregnancy May Prompt Weight GainFebruary 04, 2016

Finding points to why sleep problems may be linked to poor pregnancy outcomes, researcher says

Steroids Might Help More Than Just Very Premature Babies: StudyFebruary 04, 2016

Researchers found they reduced risk for respiratory problems in infants born at 34 to 36 weeks

Could IVF Raise Children's Odds for Blood Cancer?February 04, 2016

Study of in vitro fertilization shows slightly elevated risk, but experts aren't sounding alarms

Diabetes Drug May Not Help Obese Women Have Normal-Weight BabiesFebruary 03, 2016

But study says metformin did reduce weight gain, lower risk of dangerously high blood pressure in moms-to-be

Red Cross Takes Steps to Keep Zika Virus Out of Blood SupplyFebruary 03, 2016

Agency asks potential donors who have traveled to areas where virus is active to wait 28 days

Texas Health Officials Report Sexually Transmitted Case of Zika VirusFebruary 03, 2016

News comes day after WHO declared pathogen a global health threat

Babies Born Late May Be at Risk for Complications: StudyFebruary 02, 2016

Researchers say finding confirms value of inducing labor after due date has passed

Scientists Piggyback Experimental HIV Vaccine on Cold VirusesFebruary 02, 2016

Vaccine was well-tolerated, elicited 'moderate' response in volunteers, researchers report

Child Abuse at Daycare, Youth Groups Rarer Than Thought: SurveyFebruary 02, 2016

Kids at higher risk at home than while in the care of such organizations, study finds

Millions of Pregnant Women Put Their Babies at Risk With Alcohol: CDCFebruary 02, 2016

Birth defects caused by drinking are totally preventable, agency officials say

WHO: Zika Virus an International Health ThreatFebruary 01, 2016

Virus suspected of causing birth defects could lead to 4 million cases in Americas in next year, agency says

Study: Small Bump in Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Might Harm BabyFebruary 01, 2016

Risks for low birth weight and stillbirth increase, research suggests

Air Pollution Linked to Risk of Preterm BirthFebruary 01, 2016

Study doesn't prove cause-and-effect, but researchers believe the association is significant

'Til Weight Loss Do Us Part?January 29, 2016

Spouses should be consulted before obesity surgery, researchers suggest

U.S. Weighs Changes to Blood Donations in Response to Zika Virus OutbreakJanuary 29, 2016

Temporary ban might be imposed on travelers returning from countries where the virus has taken hold

Study Links Diabetes, Obesity in Moms-to-Be to Higher Autism Risk in KidsJanuary 29, 2016

Combination may nearly quadruple risk, researchers say, but their review did not prove cause-and-effect

Resistance to HIV Drug Growing, Study FindsJanuary 29, 2016

Problem affects almost two-thirds of those taking tenofovir in sub-Sahara Africa

Boys Victims of Dating Violence, TooJanuary 29, 2016

Survey of 'at risk' teens finds males as likely as females to suffer abuse

Zika Vaccine Efforts Get Boost From Prior ResearchJanuary 28, 2016

U.S. health officials say valuable lessons were learned during battles against other mosquito-borne viruses

Prenatal Antidepressant Use Not Linked to Infant Heart Defects: StudyJanuary 28, 2016

Obesity, alcohol and illicit drugs are greater threats in pregnancy, researchers find

HIV Can Persist in Body Despite Drug TherapyJanuary 27, 2016

Scientists find virus replicates in lymphoid tissue and see a possible target for a cure

Excess Weight Has 'Unexpected' Effect on Puberty Onset in BoysJanuary 27, 2016

Sexual maturity slowed in obese kids, but sped up in those who were only overweight, study found

CDC Broadens Zika Virus Travel Alert for Pregnant WomenJanuary 27, 2016

U.S. agency says those at risk should avoid U.S. Virgin Islands, Dominican Republic

Prenatal Vitamin D Supplements May Not Lower Baby's Asthma Risk: StudyJanuary 26, 2016

But since the nutrient can help ease other ills, supplementation may not be a bad idea, experts say

Depression Screening Should Include All Pregnant, Postpartum Women: PanelJanuary 26, 2016

As many as 1 in 10 shows signs of mood disorder after birth, says task force

Rate of Severe Stomach Birth Defect Increased Over Two Decades: CDCJanuary 25, 2016

Gastroschisis, a hole in the abdominal wall, more common in babies born to teen mothers

Zika Virus Expected to Spread North Through U.S.: WHOJanuary 25, 2016

Common mosquito spreads infection; Americans have no immunity

Obesity Before Pregnancy Tied to Raised Risk of Newborn DeathJanuary 22, 2016

Infant deaths related to premature delivery are doubled in obese women, researchers say

Migraines May Worsen as Menopause ApproachesJanuary 22, 2016

Researchers say hormonal changes and painkiller overuse may be to blame

U.S. Ob-Gyn Group Supports Zika Virus Travel PrecautionsJanuary 22, 2016

Also, CDC adds 8 more countries to list that pregnant American women may want to avoid

Many Older Americans May Get Unneeded Breast, Prostate Cancer ScreeningsJanuary 21, 2016

Seniors shouldn't be checked if they have less than 10 years to live, but study found almost 16 percent do

Zika Virus Likely to Spread to Southern United States, Experts PredictJanuary 21, 2016

They say it's only matter of time before the mosquito-borne disease tied to birth defect is transmitted here

Gene Mutations Linked to Rare Form of Female InfertilityJanuary 20, 2016

Screening could spare these women unnecessary treatment, researchers say

During Pregnancy, Skin Cancer May Be Deadlier: StudyJanuary 20, 2016

Pregnancy hormones may fuel melanoma, researchers say

Sham Acupuncture Equals Real Acupuncture for Hot Flashes: StudyJanuary 20, 2016

Researchers say placebo effect likely played a role in results

HIV Testing Rates Still Low Among Teens, Young Adults: CDCJanuary 19, 2016

Half of infected young people don't know it, even though guidelines suggest screening all who are ages 13 to 64

Stillbirths Still Too Common WorldwideJanuary 19, 2016

Nearly 7,200 deaths occur each day, research shows

Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea: A Growing ThreatJanuary 19, 2016

U.S. officials echo concerns of health experts in Great Britain

Women May Have Better Flu DefensesJanuary 18, 2016

Study might explain why men often seem harder hit by the virus

Can Berries, Citrus Fruits Boost Male Sexual Health?January 15, 2016

New study suggests a connection, but some doubt 'flavonoids' are an impotence remedy

Kindergartners With Traumatic Life Experiences Struggle More in SchoolJanuary 14, 2016

Multiple adverse events linked to poorer concentration, more aggression, researchers find

Average Age of First-Time Moms in U.S. Still Rising: CDCJanuary 14, 2016

Delaying pregnancy means smaller families and implications for overall population, expert says