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It's 'Buyer Beware' for Decorative Contact Lenses, FDA Says July 29, 2014

Get an eye exam and a valid prescription to help prevent eye damage, experts caution

'Love Hormone' Oxytocin May Help Some With Autism July 29, 2014

Study found it boosted ability of certain patients to read facial expressions, nonverbal cues

Healthy Habits May Slow Cellular Signs of Aging, Study Finds July 29, 2014

Pay attention to your lifestyle during stressful times, researcher says

Health Tip: Encourage Kids to Exercise July 29, 2014

Here's a list of health benefits

Healthy School Lunches Get Thumbs Up From Students July 28, 2014

Kids aren't avoiding healthier fare or throwing more food away, research shows

Early Hormone Therapy May Be Safe for Women's Hearts July 28, 2014

Hormone replacement started soon after menopause wasn't linked to hardening of the arteries in study

Healthy 'Brown Fat' May Cut Odds for Obesity, Diabetes July 28, 2014

Study confirmed it helps regulate blood sugar levels, increases insulin sensitivity in people with more of it

Healthy Habits May Help Childhood Cancer Survivors Avoid Chronic Ills July 28, 2014

Lifestyle choices influence long-term outcomes, researcher says

Preemies May Have Higher Risk of Blood Clots, Even as Adults July 28, 2014

Odds are small, but family, doctors should keep possibility in mind, researchers say

Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea May Trigger Weight Gain July 28, 2014

Study found overweight kids who had surgery were more likely to become obese within seven months

Health Tip: Recognize Signs of Bullying July 28, 2014

Such as a sudden desire to avoid school

Kids From Dairy Farms Have Lower Allergy Risk, Study Finds July 15, 2014

Benefits evident from birth, researchers say

Blood Thinners May Not Be Needed for Kids' Back Surgery July 15, 2014

Close monitoring enough for most of these patients, study says

Gays, Lesbians Face Certain Health Challenges, U.S. Report Says July 15, 2014

They're more likely to smoke, binge drink, but also more likely to get regular exercise

Health Tip: Watch for Warning Signs of Choking July 15, 2014

Including difficulty breathing

Babies' Brains Prep for Speech Long Before First Words Come Out July 14, 2014

Scans found motor areas were activated when infants heard others talking, researchers report

Men With Prostate Cancer May Not Always Get Best Advice July 14, 2014

Doctors suggest widely varying treatments; second opinion vital, experts say

Widowhood May Delay Dementia in Some Seniors, Study Finds July 14, 2014

Social support might be the key, researcher says

iPads Can Trigger Nickel Allergies in Kids July 14, 2014

Report involving 11-year-boy points to a simple solution: an iPad case

Stress May Leave You Heading to the Cookie Jar July 14, 2014

Worried women could be prone to weight gain, study suggests

Bed-Sharing Linked to SIDS July 14, 2014

Study also finds risk factors for sleep-related death vary with baby's age

Spoon Measurements Behind Many Child Drug-Dosing Errors: Study July 14, 2014

Experts recommend medications be administered in milliliters only

Health Tip: Giving Children Chores July 14, 2014

Can help boost self-esteem

Eye Tests Might Help ID Alzheimer's, Studies Suggest July 14, 2014

Researchers report on two approaches that look for telltale plaques

FDA Advisers Weigh Risks of Procedure for Removal of Uterine Fibroids July 14, 2014

No guarantee that devices won't increase chances of spreading cancer to other parts of a woman's body, experts say

Make Exercise Fun, Eat Less Afterwards July 12, 2014

Researchers found that people ate more if told their walk was exercise, rather than scenic stroll

Stem Cells May Ease Urinary Incontinence, Study Says July 11, 2014

Treatment looked promising in small trial

Health Tip: Quit Smoking, Especially While Pregnant July 11, 2014

How smoking can harm a developing baby

Mississippi Girl Thought Cured of HIV Shows Signs of Infection July 11, 2014

After more than two years of no drug therapy, she's back on medication; development disappoints doctors, researchers

Stress, Depression May Boost Stroke Risk, Study Finds July 10, 2014

Anger didn't seem to have an effect, researchers noted

Researchers See Link Between Dyslexia, Abuse July 10, 2014

But they're not sure which one might lead to the other

Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds July 10, 2014

Doctors say extra fat, and the extra estrogen it produces, make menopause tougher for heavy women

60 Percent of Diners Use Calorie Labeling When Posted: CDC July 10, 2014

More women rely on menu's health info than men

Study Links Vasectomy to Aggressive Prostate Cancer July 10, 2014

But the finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect; urologists call for more research

Are You Tweeting Your Marriage Away? July 10, 2014

Study says too much time spent on social media can create friction in relationships

Health Tip: Measuring Your Waist July 10, 2014

It can help you determine if you're at a healthy weight

Breast Cancer Drug Aromasin May Be Option for Some Premenopausal Women July 09, 2014

It produced lower 5-year recurrence rates compared to tamoxifen, but didn't boost overall survival, study finds

Breast Cancer Drug May Help Women Fight a Leading Cause of Infertility: Study July 09, 2014

Letrozole improves pregnancy rates in women with polycystic ovary syndrome, researcher says

Obesity Epidemic Hitting Hispanics Hard, Study Finds July 09, 2014

Severe obesity most common among young adults, setting them up for health problems later in life

Exercising Moms-to-Be Have Less Chubby Babies, Study Finds July 09, 2014

This could benefit newborns later in life, researcher suggests

TB Rates Among Children May Be Higher Than Estimated July 09, 2014

As many as 650,000 kids worldwide infected each year, researchers report

Sutures Bested Staples After C-Section in Study July 08, 2014

Complications were reduced by 57 percent when stitches were used, researchers report

Study Targets Causes of Birth Defects July 08, 2014

New research challenges chromosomal theory tied to problems

Cervical Cancer Vaccine Doesn't Boost Clot Risk: Study July 08, 2014

Analysis included more than 500,000 women from Denmark

More Painkillers May Raise Heart Risks for Older Women: Review July 08, 2014

Class of drugs that includes naproxen linked to increased chance of heart attack, stroke, but finding not conclusive

Will You Be Obese? Look at Your Sisters, Brothers July 08, 2014

Study found older sibling's obesity was strongest predictor for risk

Severe Obesity Cuts Up to 14 Years Off Life: Study July 08, 2014

As weight climbs, so do related deaths from heart disease, diabetes and cancer, researchers say

1 in 6 Teens Treated in ER Has History of Dating Violence: Study July 08, 2014

Both males and females affected; risk goes up with drug and alcohol abuse, researchers say

Inactivity May Be Main Culprit in Obesity Epidemic: Study July 08, 2014

Sharp rise seen in number of Americans who didn't exercise, while calorie intake stayed steady

Health Tip: Debunking Myths About Weight Loss July 08, 2014

Fad diets aren't safe or effective