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Knowing Genetic Risk for Cancer May Not Change Behavior
Study found those who knew they had greater chance of getting colon cancer no more likely to be screened
Childhood Peanut Allergy May Be Linked to Skin Gene Mutation
Study bolsters the dual-allergen-exposure theory, expert says
Health Tip: Watch the Road on Halloween
Be careful of trick-or-treaters
Brief Interruption of Blood Supply to Limb Might Aid Heart Surgery: Study
Technique can trigger body's defense system to protect the heart, experts say
Could Air Pollutants Raise a Child's Autism Risk?
Chromium, styrene implicated in preliminary study
Studies Link Cold Sore Virus to Alzheimer's Risk
But other experts doubt that a herpes infection could cause the brain disease
Few U.S. Hospitals Ready to Handle Ebola, Survey Finds
Many don't have enough staff, training or equipment to control often deadly virus, experts say
Nurse Nina Pham Heading Home After Beating Ebola
She expressed thanks to those who helped treat her, and then met with President Obama at the White House
Health Tip: When Your Child Needs to Lose Weight
Get doctor's approval before starting a diet
Teens Who Dine With Their Families May Be Slimmer Adults
Study found eating meals together once or twice a week was tied to lower risk of becoming overweight
Osteoporosis Screening Guidelines May Miss Younger Women at Risk
Current assessment methods were poor at predicting risk for those 50-54 in study
Beware Claims That Activated Charcoal Can Cure Gut Troubles
Doctors say one man developed colitis after detox treatment, though cause is unclear
Airborne Transmission of Ebola Highly Unlikely, Experts Say
No threat foreseen from public sniffles, coughs
Doctors Often Unaware Their Patients Have Catheters
Small tubes reduce needle sticks, but can increase infection risk if left too long
Experts Predict 'Catastrophic' Ebola Epidemic in West Africa if Aid Delayed
Yale team foresees 90,000 deaths in one Liberian county alone by Dec. 15
Gestational Diabetes May Influence Daughter's Weight Later
Girls' risk of being overweight may be more than tripled, study finds
Nearly 1 in 3 U.S. Babies Delivered by C-Section, Study Finds
But cesarean rates vary widely across the country
As Pot Use Rises, Teens' Grades May Fall: Study
Occasional use might not have impact, but heavy users had lower test scores, researchers found
Health Tip: Coping With Chronic Pain
Follow a healthy lifestyle
Health Tip: Using a Pacifier to Soothe Baby
Make sure the infant really doesn't want to eat instead
Study Finds Kidney Stones Linked to Weakened Bones
People with the obstructions were at higher odds for breaks and fractures, researchers say
Health Tip: Breast-feeding With Diabetes
Potential benefits for both mom and baby
Y Chromosome Loss May Predict Earlier Death for Men
Risk of cancer appears to rise with depletion, study finds
U.S. Ranks Last Among Wealthy Nations in Access to Health Care
Survey conducted prior to implementation of Affordable Care Act, however
Fertility Treatments Aren't Significantly Linked to Birth Defects
Expectant parents can be reassured by findings, researchers say
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