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1st Case of Locally Acquired Chikungunya Virus Reported in U.S.
Patient is unidentified Florida man; mosquito-borne illness can be painful but is seldom fatal, CDC says
Study Finds Many Flu Patients Not Treated Appropriately
Antivirals underprescribed for high-risk patients, researchers say
Those With HIV Living Longer, International Study Finds
Deaths from AIDS-related causes, heart disease and liver disease have all dropped
Exercise May Help Counter Health Risks of Sedentary Lifestyle
'Fitter' couch potatoes weighed less and had better blood pressure, study reports
Childhood Sex Abuse May Be Linked to Heart Disease Risk in Women
Researchers found more signs of thickening in neck arteries of these women during mid-life
College Alcohol Violations Often Draw a Slap on the Wrist: Study
Often, campus security won't report booze-related infractions to police or to health services, researchers say
'Little League Shoulder' on the Rise
Rest, possibly combined with physical therapy, key to recovery, research suggests
Energy Drink 'Cocktails' May Boost Desire to Drink More
Alcohol plus Red Bull-type beverages might lead to binge-drinking, researcher suggests
Niacin Doesn't Reduce Heart Problems, May Create Some, Research Finds
Talk with your doctor about whether or not you should keep taking it, expert advises
Researchers Spot Potential New Culprit Behind Alzheimer's
Abnormal levels of certain protein are more common in affected patients, study reports
Scientists Use Gene Therapy to Create 'Biological Pacemaker' in Pig Hearts
Technique might one day lead to the replacement of electronic pacemakers in humans, researchers say
Vitamin B No Help for Alzheimer's: Review
Though it lowered levels of compound associated with mental decline, no difference seen in thinking skills
Health Tip: Pack Healthy Beach Snacks
Skip offerings from concession stands
Most Kids Eat Fruit, Veggies Daily: CDC
Survey finds 3 out of 4 are getting these healthy foods each day
Study Suggests Tough Smoking Laws Might Lower Suicide Risk
Rates dropped in states that enacted strict anti-smoking policies, researchers say
Antibiotics Often Prescribed Needlessly for Terminally Ill, Study Finds
Overuse of these drugs in hospice patients raises concerns about side effects, other issues
Potassium Supplements May Help Some Heart Failure Patients
Study finds they seem to improve survival for people taking 'water pill' diuretics
Even Mild Concussion Can Cause Thinking, Memory Problems: Study
Finding suggests damage may be present even after obvious symptoms are gone
Protein Temporarily Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Mice
Scientists report that injection lowered blood sugar levels, improved insulin insensitivity
AIDS Epidemic May Be Subsiding: Report
Number of new infections, deaths declining, while more with HIV getting lifesaving medications
Health Tip: Watching Your Weight During Pregnancy
Helps foster a healthy size for baby
Is Obesity an Advantage After Heart Procedures?
Experts urge caution in interpreting study results
Removing Healthy Breast of Little Benefit to Breast Cancer Patients: Study
Women choosing the procedure gained just one to seven extra months of life over 20 years, researchers say
Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Likely Saves Money, Study Finds
American Heart Association recommends self-testing; research says it benefits patients and insurers
Gays, Lesbians Face Certain Health Challenges, U.S. Report Says
They're more likely to smoke, binge drink, but also more likely to get regular exercise
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