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Global Life Expectancy Continues to Climb
Women have slightly greater gains than men, study finds
Migraine May Raise Risk for Bell's Palsy, Study Suggests
The headaches were tied to a doubling of odds for the facial paralysis, researchers say
Neurologists Say Jury Still Out on Medical Marijuana's Use for Brain Disorders
Easing federal restrictions on pot research might help get answers, doctors say
Only 4 in 10 Americans Eat Heart-Healthy Nuts Each Day, CDC Says
Even fewer consume an amount thought to help curb heart disease, study found
Stent Treatment May Lower Stroke Disability
Treatment must be given within 6 hours after a stroke starts, researchers say
Health Tip: Spot the Signs of a Fractured Thumb
Pain and tenderness are prime signals
Expectant Dads May Also Have Hormonal Changes, Study Suggests
Experts can't explain why testosterone levels of men declined early in partner's pregnancy
Cheap Natural Compound May Help Smokers Quit
But cytisine isn't widely available, study authors note
'Low-GI' Diet May Not Benefit Blood Sugar
Focus should be on eating healthy foods rather than glycemic index, experts say
Health Tip: When Children Wake at Night
Separation anxiety is a frequent cause
Screening Test Finds Drugs That Show Promise Against Ebola
Researchers uncover 53 potential treatments; all are already FDA approved but need more study for this use
Texas Infant Dies of Legionnaires' Disease After 'Water Birth'
Though health officials couldn't confirm source of infection, they warn of dangers of practice
Flying Time Could Raise Skin Cancer Risks for Pilots
Study found a one-hour flight equaled the UV ray exposure of a 20-minute tanning bed session
Ebola Survivors Face Critical Problems
Programs have been set up to help provide support and new possessions
Guinea Pigs Can Be Source of Serious Strep Infection
But animal-to-human transmission of this bacteria is rare, researcher says
Male Ebola Survivors Should Use Condoms for at Least 3 Months, Experts Say
Studies find semen retains deadly virus for up to 91 days
First Newborn Screening Test Approved for Rare Immune Disorder
Blood test can help identify Severe Combined Immunodeficiency
Health Tip: Protect Children During Holidays
Clean up quickly after a party
'Kids' Diseases' Now Hitting Adults
Doctors explain reasons behind surge in cases of chicken pox, mumps, whooping cough and the like
Yoga May Cut Heart Disease Risk Factors
Review found those who took yoga classes saw improvements in blood pressure, cholesterol, weight
Syphilis on the Rise Among Gay, Bisexual Men: CDC
Rates of chlamydia dip for the first time in 30 years
Music Classes Boost Language Skills, Study Says
Kids who actively participate show greater thought processing gains
FDA Warns Against Fetal 'Keepsake' Videos
Ultrasound imaging, heartbeat monitoring should be left to medical professionals, agency says
Doctors Aren't Discussing Sex With Heart Attack Survivors
Study of younger patients finds they often get misinformation
FDA Approves Blood Test That Gauges Heart Attack Risk
The screen is meant for people without history of heart disease, agency says
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