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PTSD Can Affect Female Vietnam War Vets, Too: Study October 07, 2015

They're at higher risk than women stationed in U.S. during the same time

Suicide Risk May Rise for Some After Weight-Loss Surgery October 07, 2015

Expert says that the life changes that follow can make it hard for these patients to cope

Sex May Boost Female Immune System to Aid Fertility October 07, 2015

Effect appears to work regardless of when in a woman's cycle sex occurs, study finds

Health Tip: Teaching Kids to Wash Hands October 07, 2015

A good habit that could help prevent illness

Ovarian Tissue Transplant Can Help Some Women Have Kids After Cancer Treatment October 07, 2015

Researchers in Denmark report a success rate of about 30 percent

Early Detection Still Key to Breast Cancer Survival: Study October 07, 2015

Despite advances in treatment, finding smaller tumors linked to better results

Infants Born to Drug-Abusing Mothers Often Readmitted to Hospital October 06, 2015

These babies are often born addicted and have higher risk of breathing, feeding problems, experts say

Hospitals Doing Better Job of Promoting Breast-feeding: CDC October 06, 2015

Still, nearly 4 million babies are born each year in U.S., but only 14 percent in 'baby-friendly' hospitals

Hormone Replacement May Protect Women's Kidneys, Study Suggests October 06, 2015

But the finding is considered preliminary and needs more study

Young Cancer Survivors Often Develop New Malignancies October 06, 2015

Teens, young adults who received radiation treatment appear at higher risk, study says

Doctors Use 3D Printing to Safeguard Baby Before Birth October 06, 2015

New technology took guesswork out of high-risk pregnancy, experts say

Face-to-Face Contact May Beat Email, Phone for Staving Off Depression October 06, 2015

Older people who spent more time communicating in person showed fewer symptoms of mood disorder

Health Tip: Talking to Your Doctor About Weight October 06, 2015

Prepare what you'd like to discuss

Parents Can Take Steps to Help Make Homework Less Stressful October 05, 2015

Establish a routine and review assignment directions when kids come home, expert advises

As HIV Patients Live Longer, Certain Cancer Risks Rise: Study October 05, 2015

Anal, colon and liver cancers more common now, researchers find

Routine Screening for Child Abuse Might Spot More Cases: Study October 05, 2015

Further testing of all children with suspicious injuries could minimize misdiagnoses

Could Injection Be Used Someday to Spay or Neuter Pets? October 05, 2015

Mouse study shows promise for alternative to surgical sterilization for dogs, cats

Hispanic, Poor Children May Have Greater Risk of Losing Eye to Cancer October 05, 2015

Study suggests disparities in care; rare disease typically uncovered during routine visits

Expert Offers Car Seat Safety Tips October 04, 2015

Most devices aren't used properly

Study Links Early Infections to Celiac Risk October 02, 2015

But researchers caution it's not clear if childhood illnesses cause the immune disorder

Higher-Volume Rehab Centers Better for Hip Fracture Recovery: Study October 02, 2015

Patients more likely to go home within a month if facility handles more than 24 such cases a year

Transgender Discrimination Linked to Risky Health Behaviors October 02, 2015

Prejudice may make smoking, alcohol abuse, drugs, suicide attempts more likely, study finds

Climate Change May Lead to Low Newborn Weights in Poorer Nations October 02, 2015

Study suggests heat and lack of rain can potentially impact birth size

Obesity Won't Affect Joint Surgery Safety, Study Finds October 02, 2015

Heavy patients needed fewer blood transfusions, did not have more complications

For Teens, Late Bedtime May Lead to Weight Gain October 02, 2015

But study doesn't prove night owls are doomed to extra pounds

Health Tip: Teach Kids About Gratitude October 02, 2015

It can lead to a change in attitude

Height May Be Linked to Increased Cancer Risk, Study Contends October 02, 2015

But experts stress only an association was found, and there's no proof being tall causes disease

Depression Adds to Burden of Alzheimer's Caregivers, Study Finds October 01, 2015

For spouses already depressed when their loved one was diagnosed, their stress only grew

Mouse Study Hints at New 'Male Contraceptive' October 01, 2015

Discovery could lead to a reversible, non-hormonal form of birth control for men, scientists say

Secondhand Smoke Linked to Behavior Issues in Kids October 01, 2015

Risk is greatest among children exposed both in the womb and at a young age, study suggests

Science Probes Why Beauty Is In Eye of the Beholder October 01, 2015

Study of twins offers insight into people's wide-ranging definitions of attractiveness

Too Few Women Get Counseling Before Breast Cancer Gene Test: Study October 01, 2015

But outside expert questions whether counseling may be more important after test comes back positive

CT Scans for Lung Cancer Turn Up Few False-Positives: Study October 01, 2015

Worries that wider adoption of the screen might lead to unnecessary surgeries are unfounded, experts say

Health Tip: Child Obesity Affects Bones, Muscles and Joints October 01, 2015

Being overweight can cause these problems

Health Tip: Stay Fit and Healthy During Pregnancy October 01, 2015

And keep up healthy habits once your baby arrives

Severely Obese Kids at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes September 30, 2015

Study finds heavier boys face even greater odds of future trouble

Could Your Cellphone Be Harming Your Love Life? September 30, 2015

Partners don't like it if you take calls or send texts when you're spending time together, survey shows

Gut Bacteria Tied to Asthma Risk in Kids September 30, 2015

Study suggests that antibiotics in infancy might also play a role

Injury Toll in U.S. in 2013: $671 Billion September 30, 2015

Accidents and violence the driving forces, CDC officials report

Abused Women Struggle With More Severe Menopause Symptoms: Study September 30, 2015

Doctors should seek evidence and encourage patients to report verbal or physical batterings, expert says

Less Sleep May Mean Less Sex After Menopause September 30, 2015

Women who reported insomnia were less sexually active, study finds

Earlier Hormone Therapy May Pose Less Risk for Menopausal Women September 30, 2015

Starting treatment around onset of menopause seems to lower threat to heart, study says

Added Calcium May Not Help Older Bones: Studies September 30, 2015

Researchers find no evidence that boosting intake will prevent fractures

Video Games May Make Women Pile Up More Than Points September 29, 2015

Study suggests they tend to gain weight while gaming, but men don't

Blood Tests May Predict Pregnancy Risks for Women With Lupus September 29, 2015

As early as 12 weeks, checks can signal danger of complications for both mother and baby, study contends

Kids May Be More Likely to Get Asthma if Grandma Smoked While Pregnant: Study September 29, 2015

Risk is heightened even if child's mother didn't smoke, research suggests

Toppling TVs a Risk to Kids September 29, 2015

Three-fourths of injuries occurred when children weren't closely supervised, study finds

Preschoolers Can Learn Heart-Healthy Lifestyles September 28, 2015

Kids benefit from being taught good food and exercise habits, study reports

Genes Help Set Menopause Timing: Study September 28, 2015

Findings might one day lead to fertility predictions, experts say

Childhood Trauma May Boost Heart Disease Risk for a Lifetime September 28, 2015

Learning how to manage stress effectively might help, experts say