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Quitting Smoking While Pregnant: What Works July 27, 2016

Nicotine patches, Zyban helped 4 out of 5 women, study says

Zika Now Tied to Miscarriage July 27, 2016

Dutch case finds woman's infection in South America may have spurred her pregnancy loss

Exercise May Keep Diabetes in Check During Pregnancy July 27, 2016

Short walks and some strength training each week made a difference for obese women, researchers say

E-Cig Liquid Nicotine Containers Often Mislabeled July 27, 2016

Also, many aren't child-resistant, which poses a risk to youngsters

Later Start, Finish to Menstruation May Extend Women's Lives July 27, 2016

Those with this pattern were more likely to live past 90, study suggests

Health Tip: Ease Arthritis Pain With Warm Water July 27, 2016

Here's how

Health Tip: Choose the Right Shoes July 27, 2016

Sturdy footwear helps prevent falls

Menopause Hastens Aging, Studies Suggest July 26, 2016

Researchers found it boosted cellular aging by an average of 6 percent

U.S. Panel Says Evidence 'Insufficient' to Recommend Skin Cancer Screenings July 26, 2016

But dermatology experts disagree and worry opportunities to save lives will be missed

Put Birth Control in Place Right After Childbirth July 26, 2016

Placement of IUD, contraceptive implant after delivery helps prevent accidental pregnancy, doctors advise

Health Tip: Soothe Baby's Cradle Cap July 26, 2016

Suggestions for treating flakes and itch

Health Tip: Hormones Can Affect Women's Dental Health July 26, 2016

Here's how

Even a Little Exercise May Help Younger Women's Hearts July 25, 2016

Those active about 2.5 hours a week had 25 percent lower disease risk than those who weren't, study found

Induced Labor Won't Raise Autism Risk in Kids, Research Suggests July 25, 2016

Large study should allay fears that procedure might play a role, researchers say

1.6 Million Child-Bearing Women in Latin America Could Get Zika: Study July 25, 2016

Scientists used data on births, climate and other mosquito-borne infection to estimate outbreak

Edible Pot Sends Toddlers to Colorado ERs July 25, 2016

Cannabis-laced candy, baked goods look irresistible to kids, doctors warn

Health Tip: Is Arthritis Affecting Your Hip? July 25, 2016

Signs that your hip may be affected

Health Tip: Taming Your Toddler's Aggression July 25, 2016

Suggestions for a calmer child

Some Pregnant Women Still Travel to Zika-Affected Areas July 22, 2016

41 New York City moms-to-be tested positive for the potentially devastating virus after trips abroad

Menopause: Not All Hot Flashes Are Created Equal July 22, 2016

Weight, race, education and lifestyle all affect timing, duration of symptoms, research indicates

Health Tip: Help Your Underweight Child Gain Safely July 22, 2016

Nutritious foods can help add a few pounds

Women Smokers at Higher Risk for Brain Bleed July 21, 2016

'Devastating' hemorrhage often affects younger people, neurologist says

3 in 4 Youngsters Exposed to Laundry Pod Detergent Suffer Poisoning July 21, 2016

Hospitalizations 4 times more common with pods compared to other detergents, study finds

Mouse Study Offers Hope for Vaccine Against Chlamydia July 21, 2016

Bacteria's ability to spread within cells was halted, researcher says

Helping a Child Manage a Chronic Illness July 21, 2016

Feeling they have control over their health helps, researchers say

Cancer Experts Criticize Report on Rising Prostate Cancer Numbers July 21, 2016

American Cancer Society says methodology used for recent study was flawed

Noisy Homes Can Slow a Toddler's Vocabulary July 21, 2016

Limit background chatter when teaching new words, study says

New Treatments Helping Kids With Juvenile Arthritis July 20, 2016

Several biologics have been approved by the FDA for use with certain forms of the disease

New Drug May Treat Rare Obesity Disorder Causing Constant Hunger July 20, 2016

It's also being studied as possible treatment for other genetic causes of obesity

Opioids by Injection May Drive HIV Outbreaks July 20, 2016

Indiana case offers a lesson for other rural communities

Sleep Disorders 6 Times Higher Among Veterans July 20, 2016

Post-traumatic stress disorder increases the risk even more, study shows

Health Tip: Kids Should Wear Life Jackets July 20, 2016

Suggestions that could save a life

Cartilage Grown in Lab Might One Day Help Younger Arthritis Sufferers July 19, 2016

Made of patients' stem cells and synthetic 'scaffolding,' it may cut need for hip replacement, scientists say

Cancer Experts Endorse CDC's HPV Vaccine Guidelines July 19, 2016

Boys and girls should start the shots at age 11 or 12 to prevent cancer-related virus

New Clues to Zika's Threat to Fetus, and How to Stop It July 19, 2016

Scientists say the virus uses 2 routes to reach the fetus, but an antibiotic may halt that transmission

Hormone Therapy Won't Help Memory After Menopause July 19, 2016

5-year study found no difference in thinking skills, with or without estrogen treatment

IVF Won't Raise Risk for Breast Cancer July 19, 2016

New findings should reassure the many women who undergo the fertility procedure, specialists said

Cutting Down on Sweets Can Help Kids' Hearts July 19, 2016

Risk factors improved after just 10 days of sugar restriction, study finds

Even High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Good for You: Review July 19, 2016

Still protected against diabetes, heart disease and breast cancer

Number of Advanced Prostate Cancer Cases Soars: U.S. Study July 19, 2016

Increase may be due to lax screening or more aggressive disease, experts say

Mixed Progress in Worldwide Fight Against HIV/AIDS July 19, 2016

Deaths continue 10-year decline, but new infections on the rise in many countries, especially in Africa

College Linemen Larger Than Ever, Study Finds July 19, 2016

These athletes will need help adopting healthy lifestyles after their careers end, researcher says

Wide Variation Seen in 'Dense' Breast Diagnoses July 18, 2016

Doctors may misjudge a woman's cancer risks as a result, researchers say

Get Outside, Get Moving to Prevent 'Gamer's Thumb' July 18, 2016

Playing video games hour after hour can trigger repetitive stress injuries, doctors warn

Can Comedy Kill? July 18, 2016

Standup comedians die earlier than actors, study suggests

Obese Teens Take Weight-Loss Surgery in Stride July 18, 2016

Procedure led to better walking, eased pain and improved heart rate, study shows

Monthly Vaginal Ring May Help Protect Against HIV July 18, 2016

African study showed women who used it consistently could cut their risk of infection

Does Living Near a Fracking Site Make Asthma Worse? July 18, 2016

Study found association, but not cause-and-effect

3 Health Issues That Can Threaten Young Female Athletes July 18, 2016

Pediatricians' group urges members to watch out for the 'female triad'

Limit Kids' Exposure to Media Violence, Pediatricians Say July 18, 2016

Parents need to tighten the reins, while media needs to stop glorifying aggression, statement says

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