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Asthma May Raise Risk for Abdominal AneurysmFebruary 11, 2016

Airway disease also linked to greater rupture risk in body's main artery, study suggests

Lasting Damage Seen in LGBT Teens Who Suffer HarassmentFebruary 11, 2016

Severe cases were tied to high risk for depression, post-traumatic stress disorder

Prenatal Acetaminophen Use Tied to Higher Asthma Risk in Kids: StudyFebruary 10, 2016

But the effect was small and experts say there's no reason to switch to other painkillers

TB Cases Falling for Foreign-Born People in U.S.February 10, 2016

Study reports decrease among recent entrants from Mexico, China, India, Philippines and Vietnam

Smog's Health Effects Persist for Decades, Study FindsFebruary 10, 2016

Exposure to air pollution can increase risk of death from heart or lung disease for more than 30 years

Homemade 'Dewshine' Can Be DeadlyFebruary 09, 2016

2 teens have already died from toxic mix of soda and racing fuel, expert says

Allergy Shots Still Effective for SeniorsFebruary 09, 2016

Researchers say aging immune system doesn't significantly reduce injections' usefulness

Healthier Diets May Be Cutting Heart, Diabetes Risks in U.S. TeensFebruary 09, 2016

But obesity still rose and physical activity remained the same, study showed

Doctors Should Screen Teens for Major Depression, U.S. Task Force SaysFebruary 08, 2016

Experts add that more research needed to determine whether kids under 12 should also be tested

Study Ties School Calendar to Asthma Flare-UpsFebruary 08, 2016

After summer or long break, symptoms spike when kids return to the classroom

Do the Seasons Affect How We Think?February 08, 2016

Small European study finds evidence of seasonal changes in memory, attention

Record Heat, Drought May Explain Zika Outbreak in Brazil: ResearchFebruary 05, 2016

Hot weather can boost mosquito population, drought prompted people to keep water in open containers

Texting After Dark May Harm Teens' Sleep, GradesFebruary 05, 2016

Disruptive effects of 'blue light' on sleep are intensified in the dark, researchers say

Allergies, Asthma Tied to Lower Risk of Brain CancerFebruary 05, 2016

Researchers found 30 percent lower odds for those with respiratory allergies and eczema

Waning Whooping Cough Immunity Blamed in OutbreaksFebruary 05, 2016

Teens have very little protection just a few years after vaccination, study finds

Health Tip: Pack Your Car With Winter Weather EssentialsFebruary 04, 2016

Here's what to include

Legionnaires' Disease Can Transmit Person-to-Person, Case SuggestsFebruary 03, 2016

Doctors say Portuguese man appears to have passed the illness to his mother; both died

Parent's Depression May Harm Child's Grades, Study FindsFebruary 03, 2016

Treating the adult might help school performance, experts say

New Drug Shows Promise Against Severe SinusitisFebruary 03, 2016

In early trial, dupilumab helped treat nasal polyps that contribute to the illness

Study Casts Doubt on Effectiveness of COPD DrugFebruary 02, 2016

Research finds acetazolamide may not help patients breathe on their own, but one expert disagrees

Homeless Youth More Likely to Visit Drop-In Center Than ShelterFebruary 01, 2016

Services offered help teens find jobs and housing

Many Depressed Teens Don't Get Follow-Up CareFebruary 01, 2016

Some receive initial treatment after diagnosis, but longer-term therapy often lacking, study finds

Could C-Section Baby Benefit From Mom's Vaginal Fluids?February 01, 2016

Small study suggests it's possible to partially restore good bacteria to cesarean infants

Girls Who Eat More Fiber May Face Lower Breast Cancer Risk Later: StudyFebruary 01, 2016

Start eating vegetables, fruits, beans and whole grains early in life, experts say

Face-to-Face Still Trumps Texts for Social Closeness, Studies FindJanuary 29, 2016

In-person communication better at conveying emotions, and helps preteens read nonverbal cues, researchers say

Chemical That Can Irritate Lungs Found in Flavored E-CigarettesJanuary 29, 2016

Highest levels seen in cherry versions, but levels still far below federal safety standards

Boys Victims of Dating Violence, TooJanuary 29, 2016

Survey of 'at risk' teens finds males as likely as females to suffer abuse

Suicide, Drugs Only Partly to Blame for Rising Deaths of Middle-Aged U.S. WhitesJanuary 29, 2016

Commonwealth Fund also cites stalled progress against killers like heart disease, diabetes

Higher Fiber Intake May Improve Lung FunctionJanuary 28, 2016

Best outcomes seen when eating more than 18 grams a day, study finds

Did Studies Lack Key Data on Link Between Antidepressants, Youth Suicides?January 28, 2016

New analysis finds much greater risk of aggression, self-harm

Too Much Social Media Could Mess Up Your Sleep, Study FindsJanuary 27, 2016

The more time young adults spent online, the tougher it was to be well-rested, researchers say

Excess Weight Has 'Unexpected' Effect on Puberty Onset in BoysJanuary 27, 2016

Sexual maturity slowed in obese kids, but sped up in those who were only overweight, study found

People Gamble More When They Think Things Are 'Going Their Way'January 26, 2016

Unexpected sunny days, sports team wins tied to more lottery spending, study finds

Parents Often Ill-Informed About Food-Allergy EmergenciesJanuary 26, 2016

Many don't know how, when to use epinephrine, study finds

Teens Who 'Vape' May Be More Likely to Try Smoking, TooJanuary 26, 2016

Study finds e-cigarette users have almost triple the odds compared to nonusers

Prenatal Vitamin D Supplements May Not Lower Baby's Asthma Risk: StudyJanuary 26, 2016

But since the nutrient can help ease other ills, supplementation may not be a bad idea, experts say

Some College Kids Spend a Fifth of Class Time on Digital DevicesJanuary 26, 2016

Survey finds many are texting, emailing or checking social media

Long-Term Smog Exposure May Boost Heart, Lung Disease DeathsJanuary 25, 2016

Study finds traffic pollution a big contributor

Cystic Fibrosis Drug Seems OK for Preschoolers: StudyJanuary 25, 2016

Finds treatment works and is well-tolerated in 2- to 5-year-olds

Secondhand Smoke in Hookah Bars May Put Employees at RiskJanuary 25, 2016

Study results challenge notion that exposure to hookah smoking is safe

'Standing Desks' in Classrooms May Kickstart Kids' ActivityJanuary 22, 2016

Staying upright might also lead to improved behavior, research suggests

Health Tip: Is Your Heating System Ready for Winter?January 22, 2016

Inspect it regularly

Health Tip: Considering a Humidifier?January 21, 2016

It may not be best for those with allergies

Health Tip: Dining Out With Food AllergiesJanuary 21, 2016

Plan ahead before your meal

Blood Test Might Predict When Antibiotics Won't HelpJanuary 20, 2016

It's still in development, but doctors' office screening method could curb overprescribing, experts say

Teens Who Tan Indoors May Be More Likely to Smoke, Drink, Use Drugs: StudyJanuary 20, 2016

But researchers add that finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect link

Breast Concerns May Sideline Many Teen Girls From SportsJanuary 20, 2016

Survey finds about half of British high school girls forgo activities

HIV Testing Rates Still Low Among Teens, Young Adults: CDCJanuary 19, 2016

Half of infected young people don't know it, even though guidelines suggest screening all who are ages 13 to 64

Out-of-Shape Teens May Face High Blood Pressure LaterJanuary 19, 2016

Even thin kids are at risk, study says, emphasizing importance of exercise

No Antibiotics for Common Respiratory Infections: ExpertsJanuary 18, 2016

Physicians' group and CDC jointly advise that the drugs not be prescribed for colds, bronchitis in adults

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