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Many With Mental Illness Miss Out on HIV Tests January 19, 2017

Rates of infection up to 15 times higher, yet testing rates similar to those without psychiatric woes, study finds

Abortions in Texas Dropped Dramatically After Restrictions January 19, 2017

Greater travel distances linked to 50 percent decline in some counties, study finds

Genital Herpes Vaccine Shows Promise in Animal Trials January 19, 2017

Two-pronged approach tested on lab monkeys, guinea pigs

U.S. Health Care Costs From Birth Defects Total Almost $23 Billion a Year January 19, 2017

CDC study finds many cases involve babies, but care may be needed for a lifetime

Most Cow's Milk Baby Formulas Don't Up Risk of Type 1 Diabetes January 19, 2017

But one type of formula may be linked to greater chances if given in week 1, study suggests

Nearly Half of U.S. Men Infected With HPV, Study Finds January 19, 2017

Although a vaccine is available, too few are getting it when young

Know the Risks, Warning Signs of Ovarian Cancer January 19, 2017

Older age, family history raise the odds for this potentially deadly disease

Men: Here Are Ways to Healthier, Younger-Looking Skin January 18, 2017

Avoiding the sun and choosing products best suited to your skin type are key, dermatologist advises

Could Grilled, Smoked Meats Lower Survival After Breast Cancer? January 18, 2017

Study can't prove cause and effect, but raises questions about beef, pork, lamb cooked at high temps

MRIs Might Help Guide Preemies' Neurological Care January 18, 2017

Brain scans after birth may pinpoint potential developmental problems, study finds

FDA Offers Guidance on Fish Intake for Kids, Pregnant Women January 18, 2017

Agency recommends 2-3 servings of 'best choices' weekly

Plastic Surgeons Often Miss Patients' Mental Disorders January 18, 2017

10 percent seeking facial procedures have condition called body dysmorphic disorder, study contends

Incentives May Spur Poor Families to Buy More Fruits, Veggies January 18, 2017

Many may not know about program that doubles value of food stamps spent on produce, study finds

Steep Rise in Births to U.S. Women Using Opioids January 17, 2017

Few treatment programs deal with substance abuse in expectant moms, federal report says

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome a Global Problem: Report January 17, 2017

Countries with highest alcohol use during pregnancy include Belarus, Britain, Denmark, Ireland and Russia

1 in 3 Adults Diagnosed With Asthma May Not Have It: Study January 17, 2017

Almost half did not get objective breathing test, researchers in Canada found

Can HIV Drugs Boost Syphilis Risk? January 17, 2017

Meds may raise susceptibility to bacterium that causes the sexually transmitted disease, study suggests

For a Colicky Baby, You Might Give Acupuncture a Try January 17, 2017

Treatment with 1 to 5 needles might stop the excessive crying, Swedish researchers say

Parents Have Mixed Views on When to Keep Sick Kids Out of School January 16, 2017

Most agree those with diarrhea should stay home, but about half would send a child who had thrown up

Health Tip: Ward Off Infections During Pregnancy January 16, 2017

Suggestions to protect yourself

Kids Born to Opioid-Addicted Moms Seem to Fare Poorly in School January 16, 2017

By 7th grade, 4 out of 10 failed to meet standards in at least one academic area, study finds

Pediatricians Offer Heads-Up for Preventing Soccer Injuries January 14, 2017

Sprains and strains are common on the field

Head for the Hills With Sled Safety in Mind January 13, 2017

Kids at higher risk for head and neck injuries while sledding, safety experts warn

Heavy Kids Fare Worse in One Way After Surgery January 13, 2017

Wound infections more common for overweight or obese patients, study says

Could Mom's Pre-Pregnancy Blood Pressure Predict Baby's Gender? January 12, 2017

Higher -- but still normal -- readings may mean a boy, study suggests

Pregnancy OK for Most Women With Congenital Heart Conditions: Report January 12, 2017

Preconception counseling helps moms-to-be understand potential risks, doctors say

Rural Americans at Higher Risk of 5 Preventable Causes of Death: CDC January 12, 2017

More smoking, obesity and less use of seatbelts are some possible reasons why

Most of Canada's Packaged Foods, Drinks Have Added Sugars January 12, 2017

Even so-called 'healthy' options and baby foods were laden with the sweet stuff, study finds

Doctors Describe First U.S. Case of Locally Acquired Zika in Pregnancy January 12, 2017

Baby shows no signs of brain abnormalities, but report urges doctors to be alert

Brain Deficits in Preemies May Start Before Birth January 12, 2017

Study links weak brain wiring connections in fetuses with preterm delivery

How to Spot a Common, Potentially Dangerous, Childhood Illness January 12, 2017

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is similar to a cold but can lead to complications that include pneumonia

Health Tip: Help Young Children Make Healthy Changes January 12, 2017

Here's what they can do

'Stress Ball' in Your Brain May Be Key to Heart Risks January 12, 2017

New brain-scan study helps pinpoint a neurological link between anxiety, cardiovascular disease

High Blood Pressure Often Undiagnosed, Untreated January 11, 2017

Half of mobile clinic patients with the condition said they didn't know they had it, study finds

'Chemo Brain' Lasts for Months in Many Breast Cancer Survivors January 11, 2017

Altered thinking must be acknowledged as 'one of the difficulties of treatment,' specialist says

Despite Pledges, No Improvement in Chain Restaurant Kids' Menus: Study January 11, 2017

A 2011 initiative to lower calories, sugar and salt hasn't yielded results, researchers say

Brisk Walk May Help Sidestep Heart Disease January 10, 2017

In just 10 weeks, cholesterol, blood pressure and weight improved among women in study

Lower-Income Girls in U.S. Feel Unprepared for Puberty January 10, 2017

Doctors, families should talk more about what to expect, researchers say

New Guidelines Reaffirm Prenatal Folic Acid to Curb Birth Defects January 10, 2017

Women of childbearing age should take 400 to 800 micrograms daily, task force recommends

Joints Achy? Don't Blame Mother Nature January 10, 2017

Study disputes weather's role in knee and back pain

Kids' Care May Suffer When Parents Clash With Medical Staff January 10, 2017

Doctors, nurses made worse decisions when confronted by 'an angry mother,' study finds

Poverty's Impact on a Child's Mental Health January 10, 2017

Poor kids more likely to grow up feeling powerless and behaving aggressively, study shows

Study Casts More Doubt on Value of Mammograms January 09, 2017

1 in 3 women diagnosed with breast cancer had nonthreatening tumors, while number of advanced cases didn't change

Are Heartburn Meds During Pregnancy Linked to Asthma in Kids? January 09, 2017

Analysis suggests, but doesn't prove, that these children were one-third more likely to see a doctor for asthma

Do Genes Steer You to a Partner With Similar Schooling? January 09, 2017

British study finds connections more likely when 'educational' DNA is shared

Obamacare Boosts Breast Cancer Screening, Study Finds January 09, 2017

Waiving costs appears to improve mammography rates, but not colonoscopy, even among the poor

How to Exfoliate Safely and Give Your Skin a Healthy Glow January 08, 2017

Harsh scrubs may leave some skin types red and irritated, dermatologists warn

Weight-Loss Surgery Offers Long-Term Benefit to Very Obese Teens January 06, 2017

Studies show most maintained significant weight loss over 5 years, but complications emerged for some

Study Casts Doubt on Long-Used Morning Sickness Drug January 05, 2017

But some doctors don't think pregnant women prescribed Diclectin should worry

Is Running Bad for Your Knees? January 05, 2017

Study suggests it may slow development of osteoarthritis

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