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Tips for Safe Snow Fun February 28, 2015

Winter sports account for more than 343,000 injuries in U.S. a year, experts say

When Babies Spit Up, Don't Panic February 27, 2015

Expert offers tips on lowering chances of episodes, knowing when to worry

ER Physician Raises Concerns About Powdered Caffeine February 27, 2015

One teaspoon of substance equivalent to about 25 cups of coffee

1 in 5 Preemies With Lung Disease Exposed to Secondhand Smoke February 27, 2015

22 percent were from what parents said were nonsmoking homes, study finds

Study Links Recession to Spike in Suicides Among Middle-Aged February 27, 2015

Big jump in rates seen during 2007-2010, when U.S. economy was lagging

Rear End Takes a Front Seat in Plastic Surgery Offices February 26, 2015

Men also drove up overall number of cosmetic procedures, doctors say

Transgender Hormone Therapy Doesn't Seem to Pose Major Risks February 26, 2015

Researchers say findings should ease concerns as no increase seen in cancers or deaths

Good Supermarkets in Poor Areas May Not Prompt Better Eating February 26, 2015

Study found no change in availability of healthy foods for children in low-income homes

ADHD May Raise Odds for Premature Death February 26, 2015

Risk is small, but a sign the disorder is a serious problem, experts say

Viruses Increasingly Behind Child Pneumonia Cases February 25, 2015

Bug that causes common cold, other infections often to blame, study finds

Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Some Pregnancy Complications, Raise Others February 25, 2015

Study finds gestational diabetes less likely, but smaller infants more common

Additives in Processed Foods May Alter Gut Bacteria February 25, 2015

Study in mice suggests changes might raise risk of bowel diseases and metabolic syndrome

Early Hospital Release May Hurt Broken-Hip Patients February 25, 2015

Survival odds improve with longer stay, study finds

Taking Pill Before, After Sex Cuts HIV Infection for Gay Men: Study February 25, 2015

Research suggests that Truvada doesn't need to be taken daily, but more study still needed

Younger Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Attack February 24, 2015

Study participants, from 30 to 55 years old, said they were reluctant to trigger false alarm

Did PSA Test's Decline Spur Rise in Prostate Cancers? February 24, 2015

Researchers report 3 percent annual rise in intermediate- and high-risk cases

Certain Painkillers Ill-Advised After Heart Attack: Study February 24, 2015

If you're taking anti-clotting drugs, you should avoid meds like ibuprofen and Celebrex, doctors say

Health Tip: Maintaining Healthy Habits February 24, 2015

Suggestions to keep weight off

Use of Long-Acting Birth Control Rises Fivefold in a Decade: CDC February 24, 2015

IUDs and implants among the safest, most effective forms of contraception, experts say

Sound of Mother's Voice in Womb May Aid Fetal Brain Growth February 23, 2015

Study of preemies who heard recordings from mom showed larger auditory cortex

Most HIV Infections Come From Undiagnosed or Untreated People: Study February 23, 2015

Findings suggest there's a long way to go in containing spread of the disease

Low Levels of Vitamin D Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk February 23, 2015

Association was found even when people weren't overweight, researchers said

Cat, Dust Mite Allergies Linked to Childhood Asthma February 23, 2015

Study findings reveal possible early risk factors for asthma

Reminders From States May Boost Timely Vaccination Rates February 23, 2015

Centralized notification systems might be more effective than doctors' office messages, study suggests

Arsenic in Well Water Can Raise Level in Baby Formula: Study February 23, 2015

Researchers found overall amounts low, but recommend testing privately supplied tap water

Could a Dishwasher Raise Your Child's Allergy, Asthma Risk? February 23, 2015

Study found children from homes that hand-washed dishes had less allergic disease

A Little Fat, Sugar OK for Kids If Diet Is Healthy: Study February 23, 2015

Do what's necessary to make nutrient-rich foods palatable, pediatricians say

Health Tip: Take Seven Steps for Heart-Healthy Kids February 23, 2015

From food to exercise, promote heart health in children

Host of Factors Influence Baby's Immune System February 23, 2015

Breast-feeding, less sterile environment spurs healthier makeup of gut bacteria, researchers report

Tropical Virus Symptoms Can Mimic Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study February 20, 2015

Similarities may make diagnosis of chikungunya more difficult, researchers say

Postmenopausal Women May Be at Risk of Gum Disease February 20, 2015

If bone fracture odds are elevated, mouth health likely a concern, researchers say

Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Lower Levels of Key Nutrients in Women February 20, 2015

But researchers aren't sure whether differences are cause or effect of inflammatory disease

Measles Can Rob a Child's Sight, Doctors Warn February 20, 2015

Severe complications might damage cornea, retina or optic nerve

Health Tip: Prepare Your Child for Reading February 20, 2015

Make the experience enjoyable for both of you

Some HIV Strains Cause Early Damage to Immune System, Study Finds February 19, 2015

These fast-replicating strains appear to result in quicker progression

Mammogram Rates May Fall When Women Learn of 'Overdiagnosis' Risk February 19, 2015

Study found patients were more reluctant to undergo the screen if told it often caught less harmful disease

More Americans Surviving Cancer Today Than 20 Years Ago February 19, 2015

Study shows biggest improvements in people diagnosed between ages 50 and 64

Mental Health Woes Common Among Homeless Kids, Study Finds February 19, 2015

Exposure to poverty, violence and poor health care may up the odds

Plastics Chemical Tied to Changes in Boys' Reproductive Development February 19, 2015

Study links exposure in womb to condition that may increase later infertility risk

Low Cancer Risk With Device Used to Remove Fibroids, Study Finds February 19, 2015

Researchers call the findings 'reassuring,' but FDA warnings remain for older women

Health Tip: Understanding Osteoporosis in Men February 19, 2015

Here are common risk factors

Health Tip: If Your Child Has Trouble Hearing February 19, 2015

Here are common warning signs

Doctors Less Likely to Divorce, Study Finds February 19, 2015

But women physicians 1.5 times more likely to have split from their spouses than male counterparts

Heart Drug Clears Up 'Strawberry' Birthmarks February 18, 2015

Study suggests propranolol as a new option to treat infantile hemangioma

Doctors Pinpoint Why Child Who Appeared Free of HIV Suffered Relapse February 18, 2015

Virus hid deep within 'memory cells' of immune system, where it couldn't be detected

Study Questions Benefits of Treadmill Desks February 18, 2015

They add about 1,000 steps to a user's day; at least one exercise specialist sees some value to the devices

Preschoolers May Not Need Naps, Review Reports February 18, 2015

Enforcing naps after children naturally outgrow them leads to less sleep overall

Too Few Breast Cancer Patients Getting Radiation After Mastectomy: Study February 17, 2015

More than a third with 'locally advanced' disease don't get treatment aimed at preventing tumor's return

Methamphetamine May be More Harmful to Teen Brains February 17, 2015

MRI-based study finds illicit drug causes more damage in adolescents

Sleep Group Updates Shuteye Guidelines February 17, 2015

Biggest changes for babies and seniors

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