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Blood Test Might Help Predict Survival With Lou Gehrig's Disease
Study findings may also help researchers test new ALS drugs, researchers suggest
MERS Virus Found in Air in Camel Barn
Genetic analysis shows viral sample from barn matched strain found in barn owner and camel, study shows
Sleepless Nights After Divorce May Be Tied to Blood Pressure Rise
Small study finds delayed reaction among those who had trouble resting for more than 10 weeks
Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids
Threat of respiratory disease may be up to 30 percent higher, study suggests
Technique Used in Some Hysterectomies May Help Spread Cancer: Study
Cutting uterus into smaller fragments for minimally invasive removal can disperse undetected malignancy
2 Courts, 2 Different Decisions on Key Obamacare Provision
Rulings conflict over subsidies for people who bought insurance through HealthCare.gov, the federal website
American Red Cross Issues Urgent Call for Blood Donations
'Emergency situation' could arise in weeks if shortages continue
Gene Discoveries Could Shed New Light on Schizophrenia
Suspect DNA often tied to neurological 'pathways' centered on brain cell communication, experts say
High-Salt Diets Could Double Risk of Heart Woes for Diabetics
Risk even greater for people whose diabetes isn't well-controlled, study finds
Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg Clots
Catheter-directed thrombolysis may carry higher risk of bleeding than conventional treatment, researchers say
Health Tip: Soothing Bug Bites
Remedies to help fight the pain and itch
Keep Your Teens Safe on the Road This Summer
Parents should limit car use, point out unsafe driving behaviors, be a good role model, set 'carfews'
Health Tip: Working Out at Work
Suggestions to include fitness in your day
Parents of Children With Autism Need Help, Too
Study found mothers who were taught stress-reduction skills had less depression, anxiety
Health Tip: Take Kids for a Nature Walk
And get some exercise
Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children
Expectant moms' use of nicotine-replacement therapy could also spell problems for kids, study suggests
Waistlines of U.S. Kids Seem to Be Holding Steady, Study Finds
But too many children and teens remain obese, experts say
Good Schools May Be Good for a Teen's Health, Too
Study found lower-income kids at challenging high schools less likely to engage in risky behaviors
Irregular Heart Rhythm Ups Stroke Risk Soon After Heart Surgery
Older age, past stroke among factors that boost short and long-term odds of post-op stroke, study finds
Life Skills, Parenting Classes May Cut Inflammation in Poor Kids
That, in turn, may help reduce health ills, such as diabetes and heart disease, researcher says
Could Probiotics Help Tame High Blood Pressure?
Study suggests effect from helpful microbes in yogurt, supplements, but more research is needed
Animal Experiments Shed Light on HIV's Ability to Hide
Viral 'reservoir' in body develops earlier than thought, thwarting attempts at cure, scientists say
Asthma Drug May Help Those With Chronic Hives
Xolair found safe, effective for reducing symptoms, study finds
Scientists Snipped HIV Out of Human DNA
Molecular tool might lead to more definitive treatment, but current research didn't treat patients, just cells
No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults
And women tend to fare worse than men, study finds
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