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CDC Monitoring Those Who Had Contact With Ebola Patient
Now being treated at Dallas hospital, he developed symptoms days after arriving from West Africa
Could a Fading Sense of Smell Point to Earlier Death?
Study found inability to distinguish odors predicted higher odds of dying over next 5 years
Genes May Make Some More Prone to Heart Disease When Under Stress
Lifestyle changes could make big difference for people with a genetic risk, researchers say
Kids With Autism Tend to Be Less Active, Study Says
But 'underlying physical abilities are there'
New Clues to How Colds Can Spur Asthma Attacks
Finding provides new target for drug development, experts say
42 States Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets Kids
Health officials also investigating whether it's linked to several deaths, cases of muscle weakness, paralysis
Preterm Birth, Pneumonia Leading Causes of Death for Children Under 5
New global estimates suggest 2 million die each year from these conditions
Free, Long-Acting Contraceptives May Greatly Reduce Teen Pregnancy Rate
Study findings also showed abortion rate was three-quarters lower than the national norm in this age group
Living Near a Highway May Be Bad for Your Blood Pressure
Traffic pollution, noise might be linked to raised risk, researchers say
A Little Booze Does Get Men Smiling, Study Confirms
The liquid social lubricant seems to foster 'contagious' grinning among guys
Healthy Lifestyle Before Pregnancy May Cut Gestational Diabetes Risk
Factors that appear to lower odds include healthy weight, exercise and no smoking
Oncologists' Group Calls for Measures to Curb Obesity-Related Cancers
Better screening and treatments for obesity top to-do list, experts say
Experimental Cervical Cancer Vaccine Looks Promising in Trial
Research suggests the HPV shot could prevent 90 percent of malignancies
Jealous, Moody Women May Face Higher Alzheimer's Risk, Study Says
Chronic stress, neuroticism in midlife linked to doubled odds of dementia, researchers suggest
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
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
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
Fish Oil Supplements Have Little Effect on Irregular Heartbeat: Study
Atrial fibrillation increases the risk for stroke, researchers note
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