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Assessing Health Issues of Child Refugees November 27, 2015

Medical profiles of newly arrived children are important for treatment, researcher says

Bullies May Face Higher Odds of Eating Disorders: Study November 27, 2015

Risk of anorexia or bulimia significantly higher than for kids not involved in bullying

Healthy Holiday Substitutions Can Help Your Heart November 26, 2015

Try replacing sugar and butter with fruit, vegetable oil

Probiotics May Not Shield 'Preemies' From Serious Illness, Study Finds November 25, 2015

More research on individual strains of these good bacteria may be needed

Progesterone May Not Help Prevent Repeat Miscarriage, Study Finds November 25, 2015

Findings likely to disappoint many couples, researcher says

Obesity in Youth May Harm the Heart Long-Term, Even After Weight Loss November 25, 2015

Risk of sudden cardiac death was still higher, decades after women had lost the pounds, study found

Constant Traffic Noise May Boost Depression Risk November 25, 2015

Vulnerability is higher among those with a low education and income, researchers report

Weekend Childbirth Riskier, British Study Suggests November 25, 2015

Infant deaths, maternal infections lower on weekdays, study finds

Melatonin Might Help Sleepless Kids With Eczema, Study Finds November 24, 2015

But treating skin condition is still best approach, expert says

First Year of Life Poses Highest Risk for Child Abuse: Study November 24, 2015

Babies this young are also three times more likely to die of their injuries than those hurt accidentally

More Could Benefit from HIV Prevention Pill Truvada November 24, 2015

Medication can prevent infection with the virus in people at high risk

Ban Crib Bumpers Because of Rising Deaths, Researchers Say November 24, 2015

Many of these fatalities were preventable, study reveals

Women Starting to Match Men's Drinking Habits, Study Finds November 24, 2015

Men still consume more alcohol, but gap is narrowing

Could Obesity Be Wired Into Some Children's Brains? November 24, 2015

Food smells elicit stronger reactions in heavier kids, small study finds

Could PMS Raise Women's Risk for High Blood Pressure? November 24, 2015

Study found rise in odds for hypertension in those with moderate-to-severe premenstrual syndrome

Too Many Pregnant Women Gain Too Much Weight: Doctors' Group November 23, 2015

Obesity can lead to complications for both mom and baby, experts say

Screening Inmates for Hepatitis C Benefits General Community: Study November 23, 2015

Routine testing could prevent transmission, reduce health care costs, researcher says

Breast-Feeding May Cut Risk of Type 2 Diabetes for Some Women November 23, 2015

Study looked at moms who had already diabetes in pregnancy

Arsenic Exposure in Womb Linked to Respiratory Risks in Babies November 23, 2015

High levels in well water may trigger infections in the very young, study suggests

Columbus Did Not Bring Syphilis Back to Europe, Research Shows November 23, 2015

Traces of the STD's effects are found on 14th-century Austrian skeletons, scientists say

Danger Persists for Young Women After Heart Attack, Stroke November 23, 2015

Odds of another life-threatening event are much higher than normal, study says

Colon Cancer Screening Rates on the Rise in NYC November 23, 2015

Unique coalition may be one reason why, and might serve as model for other cities, experts say

Caffeine in Pregnancy May Not Harm Baby's IQ, Study Finds November 23, 2015

Study looked at moderate amounts -- about one to two cups of coffee

Health Tip: Safety Suggestions for Teenage Babysitters November 23, 2015

For starters, be sure there's someone to escort you home from a babysitting job at night

ADHD Medications Linked to Sleep Problems in Kids November 23, 2015

Review of studies finds drugs like Ritalin, Adderall may create sleep woes for some

Why Women Should Lower Their Holiday Stress Level November 22, 2015

Too much pressure can lead to heart damage, cardiologist says

Most First-Time Moms Plan to Follow Vaccine Schedule November 20, 2015

11 percent intend to spread out the recommended inoculations, survey finds

Teasing Girls About Weight May Cause Lasting Harm November 20, 2015

Study finds link between being made fun of and problematic eating behaviors

Child Care Centers Offering Too Little Outdoor Time November 20, 2015

Some kids don't even get the hour-a-day minimum, researchers report

Depression More Common in Daughters of Older Mothers, Study Suggests November 20, 2015

But researchers only found an association, and age gap didn't seem to affect sons

Shorter People Less Likely to Get Lung Transplants November 19, 2015

They also have higher odds of dying while waiting for surgery, the study says

Cancer Survivors, Overweight Men May Face Job Discrimination November 19, 2015

If applicants were heavy or revealed previous illness, they got negative responses, studies say

Do Men 'Eat to Impress' When a Woman's Around? November 19, 2015

Guys ate 93 percent more pizza from an Italian buffet when a female was at the table, study found

Foods May Affect Each Person's Blood Sugar Differently, Study Suggests November 19, 2015

Researchers say 'one-size-fits-all' diet doesn't exist

Wives Worry, Husbands Get Frustrated When Problems Arise November 19, 2015

Over the long term, men report higher levels of emotional support, less marital strain than women

Potential Treatment for a Serious Respiratory Infection in Kids November 19, 2015

Preliminary study of new drug for RSV yields promising results, experts say

Health Tip: Getting Ready for Pregnancy November 19, 2015

Suggestions before you conceive

Controversial Fertility Treatment Resulted in Live Births November 18, 2015

Italian scientists used 'chromosomally abnormal' embryos to produce 6 healthy babies

Rare Nervous System Disorder Can Put Pregnancy at Risk: Study November 18, 2015

Condition that affects eyes and spinal cord tied to miscarriage, other complications, researchers say

Could Viagra Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Those at Risk? November 18, 2015

Small trial suggests the drug might help, but much more study is needed

Once-a-Week Sex Makes for Happy Couples: Study November 18, 2015

More than that doesn't add to connubial bliss, research shows

1 in 6 Female College Freshmen Raped While Incapacitated: Study November 18, 2015

Risk is higher for those similarly victimized before college, researcher says

Health Tip: Help Your Toddler Develop Needed Skills November 18, 2015

Suggested activities include playing with blocks, stringing large beads

More Gluten Before Age 2 Linked to Celiac Disease in At-Risk Kids November 17, 2015

But it's not clear if limiting the protein in baby's diet would help, experts say

Charlie Sheen: I'm HIV-Positive November 17, 2015

Actor says he doesn't know how he became infected, and insists he hasn't infected others

Prostate Cancer Screening, Detection Both Down in U.S., Studies Say November 17, 2015

But whether that's good or bad isn't yet clear

Syphilis, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia Rates Rising for First Time in Years: CDC November 17, 2015

Increases are largely driven by STD epidemic among men, U.S. researchers say

Experts Pan Gene Testing of Budding Athletes November 17, 2015

Scientific evidence is far too weak to determine a child's talent, panel says

Reports Say Charlie Sheen HIV-Positive November 16, 2015

Actor will reportedly discuss his health Tuesday on Today show

Preventive HIV Treatment Shown Effective at Health Clinics November 16, 2015

New research finds just two people out of more than 400 became infected in a year