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Day Care Won't Cause Aggressive Behavior in Child, Study Finds September 01, 2015

Results from children in Norway could reassure working parents

Cutting-Edge Gene Tests May Improve Management of Autism September 01, 2015

Results could help personalize care, experts say

Cutting Calories May Help You Fend Off Age-Linked Disease: Study September 01, 2015

Smaller portions could lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, even in low-risk people

Too Much Weight in Midlife Tied to Earlier Alzheimer's September 01, 2015

Slimming down might delay dementia, research suggests

Many Teens With Chronic Illnesses Use Alcohol, Pot August 31, 2015

Four out of 10 high schoolers with medical conditions used one or both in past year, study found

Women Who Breast-Feed Less Likely to Have MS Relapse: Study August 31, 2015

But protective effect seems to last only about as long as exclusive nursing does

Proposed NYC Law May Trim 54 Calories From Kids' Fast Food Meals August 31, 2015

If passed, legislation would also reduce levels of fat and sodium, study says

Some Sobering Stats on Kids and Drinking August 31, 2015

Report finds many starting at younger ages, so more likely to binge drink

Health Tip: When Kids Walk to School August 31, 2015

Make sure they follow safety rules

Start Your Hike on the Right Foot With Proper Footwear August 30, 2015

Expert gives tips on avoiding and dealing with injury

How Parents Add to Math Anxiety August 28, 2015

Voicing concerns, helping with homework may increase child's fear, study finds

Settling the Back-to-School Jitters August 28, 2015

Mental health expert says some kids get anxious about returning to the classroom, but parents can help

Women Soldiers No More Likely to Develop PTSD, Study Finds August 28, 2015

No reason to keep females from combat, researchers say

Could Oral Contraceptives Help Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis? August 28, 2015

Only association was seen, and older women shouldn't take the pill to treat symptoms, experts say

Many Parents Unaware of Dangers E-Cigarettes Pose to Little Kids: Survey August 28, 2015

Users should store liquid nicotine where small children can't find it, researchers say

Obesity May Be Linked to Greater Risk of Stillbirth August 28, 2015

High blood pressure, placental problems could be the connection, researchers say

Health Tip: Skip the Salt in Your Child's Lunch August 28, 2015

Suggestions to reduce sodium

'Goth' Teens Report More Depression, Self-Harm August 28, 2015

But study findings didn't prove cause-and-effect, only showed an association

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy May Reappear Later in Life: Study August 27, 2015

Genetics might play a key role in the findings, researchers say

Black Women at Raised Risk of Carrying Breast Cancer Genes August 27, 2015

In study of those under 50 with invasive form of disease, 12 percent had BRCA1, BRCA2 mutations

Despite Pockets of Resistance, Most U.S. Kids Getting Vaccinated August 27, 2015

Health officials call the finding heartening, but worry about lingering opposition to inoculations

Even Short Bouts of Activity May Help Kids' Health August 27, 2015

Three minutes every half hour for three hours lowered blood sugar levels, study says

Healthier School Meals Offered Across U.S., Feds Find August 27, 2015

Students get more fruits and veggies, less salt

Growth Hormone May Lower Odds of Fractures in Older Women August 27, 2015

But researcher says high cost, need to get shots in clinics make it an unlikely osteoporosis treatment

Longer Colonoscopy Time May Cut Cancer Risk August 27, 2015

Viewing time of less than 6 minutes linked to higher cancer rates, study finds

Summer Is High Time for College Kids Trying Illegal Substances August 27, 2015

But illicit painkiller use tends to begin in winter, study finds

Health Tip: Balance Homework With Down Time August 27, 2015

Do what works for your child

Oldest Sister at Greater Risk of Obesity, Study Contends August 27, 2015

Researcher suggests firstborns may have decreased blood supply, nutrients in womb

Blood Test May One Day Predict Breast Cancer Relapse August 26, 2015

Circulating tumor DNA analysis spots stray cells months before scans detect recurrence, researchers say

Mixed Findings on Pot's Effect on the Developing Brain August 26, 2015

One of two new studies suggests marijuana use in teen years might be more harmful for males

Medical Groups Endorse Early Exposure to Peanut Products for High-Risk Infants August 26, 2015

Interim guidance issued in response to study that found exposure lowered chances of allergy by 80 percent

False-Positive Mammogram Result Traumatic for Most Women: Study August 26, 2015

Majority had issues such as anxiety, sleeplessness, often persisting long after being declared cancer-free

Only 1 in 5 Gay Teen Boys Get HIV Test August 26, 2015

Rates much higher in those over 18, researchers say

Teens Not the Only Ones Using Cellphones While Driving August 26, 2015

Many adults are calling, texting when behind the wheel, survey finds

Parents' Clothing Can Infect Newborns in Intensive Care August 25, 2015

Researchers tested for respiratory syncytial virus

American Kids Growing Fatter Than Their Canadian Cousins August 25, 2015

Rates for school children differ significantly, CDC study finds

New Moms Can Avoid Back Injury When Caring for Their Babies August 25, 2015

Proper lifting techniques are essential for both parents

Mom's Healthy Diet Linked to Lower Heart Defect Risk at Birth August 25, 2015

Researchers looked at what women ate before getting pregnant

Acupuncture Best for Hot Flashes in Breast Cancer Survivors: Study August 25, 2015

Even 'sham' acupuncture beat one frequently used medication

Many Parents Put 'Food Pressure' on Their Kids, Study Finds August 25, 2015

Overweight moms, dads often limit food intake, while those of normal weight push children to eat more

Health Tip: Your Child's Bowel Function August 25, 2015

Signs you should visit a doctor

Progress Slows Against Heart Disease Deaths for Adults Under 55, Study Shows August 24, 2015

Women seem especially at risk, and more research is needed, experts say

ADHD Risk Rises for Each Week a Preemie Is Born Early August 24, 2015

Being underweight or overweight at birth also linked to higher odds, study says

Blood Pressure Drugs Linked to Longer Ovarian Cancer Survival August 24, 2015

But researchers say clinical trials needed to prove older beta blockers lengthen life in these patients

Exercise May Be Good Medicine for Irregular Heartbeat August 24, 2015

Obese patients with atrial fibrillation saw odds of recurrence decline as fitness level improved

Family Doctor Can Safely Assist Many Births August 24, 2015

Ob-gyn isn't necessary for low-risk delivery, study suggests

Brief Drop in Blood Sugar at Birth Tied to Poorer School Performance August 24, 2015

But researchers say it's too soon to recommend routine screening

Promacta Approval Expanded to Kids With Rare Blood Disorder August 24, 2015

Immune thrombocytopenic purpura involves low blood platelet counts

Girls Lose Friends for Having Sex But Boys Don't, Study Shows August 24, 2015

Findings among young teens reflect traditional biases about men and women

Sex Lives Best When Couples Share Child Care Duties, Survey Shows August 24, 2015

Relationship suffered when one partner took on all parenting responsibilities

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