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Early Trial Promising for Ebola Vaccine
Injections appear safe, but one expert is betting on a different approach
Spotting Hearing Problems in Infancy May Boost Reading Skills in Deaf Teens
Researchers found gap between screened, unscreened doubled as deaf children got older
Steer Clear of Cold Meds for Babies, FDA Advises
Drugs carry serious risks, and most infants, toddlers recover with rest and extra care
Don't Let High Altitude Ruin Your Holiday Trip
Stay hydrated and give yourself time to acclimate, expert advises
Obesity Tied to Half a Million Cancers Worldwide, Report Shows
Largest number of obesity-related cancers diagnosed in North America and Europe, researchers report
Weight Could Influence Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief
Study finds overweight people are less likely to have remission
Harm From Baseball Concussions May Linger, Study Finds
Batting skills often worse than normal after players return to sport
Some People May Be Pre-Wired to Be Bilingual
Learning of second language also seems to boost brain, study says
Too Few Americans Undergo Dementia Screening
More than half of people with the condition never had a thinking/memory test, study found
Your Dog Really Is Listening to You
Study finds canines process speech in a human-like way
No Link Between Acetaminophen in Pregnancy, Asthma in Kids: Study
Once childhood respiratory illnesses were factored out, the pain relievers had little impact, researchers say
EPA Issues Tougher Rules on Ozone Emissions
Health experts praised the new limits, but industry advocates said they aren't needed
U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Drops to New Low: CDC
But certain groups, such as those below poverty level, are lighting up more
Parents Need to Take Lead on Teen Concussion Prevention
Expert advises protective gear, and baseline concussion testing for athletes
FDA Advisory Panel Says Steroid Shots for Back Pain Can Continue
Experts decided against backing any new warning label for controversial injections
Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens
Researchers find odds raised in both boys and girls developing sooner than peers
Brain Abnormality Spotted in Many SIDS Babies
But finding is too preliminary to say it causes the deadly condition, experts say
Daily Physical Activity May Help Lower Parkinson's Risk
Six hours a week of household chores or commuting seem protective, study finds
Teens Given Anxiety, Sleep Meds May Be at Risk for Drug Abuse
Study finds illicit drug use more likely after their prescribed medications run out
Calorie Counts Mandated at Chain Restaurants, FDA Says
Rules also apply to theater popcorn, bakeries and ice cream parlors
New Device May Make Mammograms More Comfortable
Less pain was reported in study, while image quality was still preserved, researcher says
Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study
If damaged skin exposed to peanut proteins in household dust, chances of allergy higher, researcher says
Yogurt Every Day May Help Keep Diabetes Away
Study found modest effect against the disease, but experts say overall healthy diet is still best approach
ER Visits on the Rise, Study Reports
About 96 percent of patients need medical care within two hours
Most Americans With HIV Don't Have Virus Under Control, CDC Says
U.S. experts cite indifference, lack of access to care
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