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Less Flexibility Seen in Brain Wiring of Kids With Autism: Study
Scans reveal differences that might explain why transitions are difficult
'Love Hormone' Oxytocin May Help Some With Autism
Study found it boosted ability of certain patients to read facial expressions, nonverbal cues
Fruits, Veggies May Have Their Limits in Boosting Lifespan
Study shows a benefit, but that tapers off after 5 servings per day
Health Tip: Grill Fruits and Veggies
Meat isn't the only grill-able food
Kids Will Pass on 'Healthy' Foods
To improve their eating habits, don't dwell on the benefits of fruits, veggies, researchers say
Blood Test Might Help Prevent Certain Birth Defects
Test to detect mom-to-be's folate concentration could spot those lacking nutrient for infant development
Health Tip: Encourage Kids to Exercise
Here's a list of health benefits
Protect Your Eyes When Hitting the Pool
Skip contact lenses, try goggles, doctor suggests
Heart Attack Patients Treated at Night, Weekends May Have Worse Outcomes
Timing of arrival at ER affects how quickly an angioplasty is done, research shows
Wider Face May Give You an Edge in Negotiations
But it's not an asset in matters requiring compromise, study finds
Extra Exercise Could Help Depressed Smokers Quit: Study
Withdrawal symptoms, cravings are harder on people with mood disorders, researchers say
Dieting at Young Age Often Backfires, Study Says
Researchers find later risk for obesity, alcohol abuse and eating disorders
Healthy Habits May Slow Cellular Signs of Aging, Study Finds
Pay attention to your lifestyle during stressful times, researcher says
Running Could Add 3 Years to Your Lifespan
Just 5 to 10 minutes a day seems to bring benefits, study says
Pacemakers Common for Those With Dementia and Irregular Heartbeats
Study couldn't explain why more dementia patients had operation, though families' wishes likely a factor
Healthy 'Brown Fat' May Cut Odds for Obesity, Diabetes
Study confirmed it helps regulate blood sugar levels, increases insulin sensitivity in people with more of it
Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea May Trigger Weight Gain
Study found overweight kids who had surgery were more likely to become obese within seven months
CDC Downplays Ebola's Threat to the United States
Deadly virus relatively slow to transmit, and travel factors make spread from West Africa unlikely
Doctors Urge Meningitis Shots for Vulnerable Infants, Children
And teens, college students should make sure their vaccines are up to date, says Academy of Pediatrics
'Fist Bump' May Beat Handshake for Cleanliness
U.K. researchers found it transferred about a tenth of the bacteria that gripping hands did
Health Tip: Risk Factors for a Herniated Disk
Including improper lifting
Early Hormone Therapy May Be Safe for Women's Hearts
Hormone replacement started soon after menopause wasn't linked to hardening of the arteries in study
Inflammatory Muscle Disorder May Raise Risk for Heart Attack, Stroke
Patients with polymyalgia rheumatica may be more likely to develop vascular disease, study shows
Healthy Habits May Help Childhood Cancer Survivors Avoid Chronic Ills
Lifestyle choices influence long-term outcomes, researcher says
Healthy School Lunches Get Thumbs Up From Students
Kids aren't avoiding healthier fare or throwing more food away, research shows
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