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CDC Confirms First Patient Diagnosed With Ebola in United States
Unidentified man at Dallas hospital developed symptoms days after flying from West Africa
Fish Oil Supplements Have Little Effect on Irregular Heartbeat: Study
Atrial fibrillation increases the risk for stroke, researchers note
Can Exercise Prevent Type 2 Diabetes? Your Genes May Be Key
Some obese people have DNA that makes it tougher for workouts to fend off the disease, study suggests
Could a 'Fat Tongue' Be a Factor in Sleep Apnea?
In study, obese people with the disorder tended to have more fat at base of tongue
Obesity Tied to Higher Cancer Risk for Colon Cancer Survivors
Finding is yet another reason to maintain a healthy weight, experts say
Herceptin Best for Certain Breast Cancer Patients, Study Says
Drug should remain standard of care for HER2-positive tumors, doctors say
Social Support May Be Key to Heart Attack Recovery
Study found younger patients fared worse if they did not have family, friends to help afterwards
Acupuncture May Not Help Chronic Knee Pain, Study Finds
Laser, needle treatment worked no better than 'sham' procedure
Health Tip: Curbing Nighttime Nursing
Feed baby more during the day
Gene Study Finds No Proof Vitamin D Guards Against Type 2 Diabetes
Some past research had suggested a possible benefit against the disease
Health Tip: Get Physical Activity
From sports to cleaning, there are many ways to burn calories
Recessions May Thwart a Woman's Motherhood Plans Forever: Study
Research found initial impact was most pronounced among women in their 20s, and lasted until they were in their 40s
Spacing Between Sibling Births Tied to Autism Risk in Study
But authors, expert stressed that couples shouldn't base family planning on this finding
Groups Call for Medicare Coverage of Lung Cancer Screening
CT scans for high-risk seniors covered by private insurers, but Medicare not required to do so
Head Injuries May Raise Chances of Risky Behavior by Teens
Study found adolescents were more likely to smoke, drink, have poor grades after bad concussion
Too Many Heart Scans May Pose Radiation Risks, Cardiologists Say
American Heart Association urges doctors to make sure patient understands dangers, test is appropriate
Pediatricians Endorse IUDs, Implants for Teen Birth Control
These methods are more reliable than condoms, birth control pills, experts say
40 States, District of Columbia Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets Kids
Health officials also investigating whether germ is tied to cases of muscle weakness in 9 Colorado children
Health Tip: Building a Safe Swing Set
Make sure anchors are below ground
Rat Study Suggests Light at Night Might Hamper Breast Cancer Therapy
Tumors in rodents exposed to dim light seemed to develop resistance to a common cancer drug
ADHD Can Hamper School Performance as Early as 2nd Grade, Study Says
Researchers report problems with reading, math, social skills
After-School Exercise Yields Brain Gains: Study
Findings suggest physical education, recess may improve academic success
Doctors' Group Issues Painkiller Guidelines
Narcotics too risky in many cases, American Academy of Neurology says
Emotional Life Lingers for Alzheimer's Patients, Even as Memory Fades
Study found that feelings tied to a loved one's visits remain, even if patient soon fails to recall the event
American Doctor Exposed to Ebola Admitted to NIH Hospital
The patient was working in West Africa; not clear if infection occurred
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