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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
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
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
Health Tip: Recognize Signs of Bullying
Such as a sudden desire to avoid school
Preemies May Have Higher Risk of Blood Clots, Even as Adults
Odds are small, but family, doctors should keep possibility in mind, researchers say
Running Could Add 3 Years to Your Lifespan
Just 5 to 10 minutes a day seems to bring benefits, study says
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
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
Wives' Higher Education May Not Affect Divorce Rate
Couples with equal levels of academic achievement less likely to split than if husbands have more, study finds
Don't Let Kids Drink Pool Water
Expert offers tips for spotting chlorine poisoning, bacterial infection, secondary drowning in kids
Anal, Throat Cancers on the Rise Among Young Adults, Study Finds
HPV is the main culprit, but vaccination can reduce the risk, experts say
Most Adults Are Members of 'Clean Plate Club'
Study shows they finish 92 percent of what's on their plates, kids eat just 59 percent
The 'Hobby Lobby Ruling' and What It Means for U.S. Health Care
Some predict challenges to medical practices that conflict with religious beliefs; others dismiss such scenarios as alarmist
Lymphoma Treatment May Harm, Halt Men's Sperm Production
But most men regain their fertility within two years of final treatment, researchers add
Distractions Seem More Troublesome With Age
Seniors scored worse on tests than young adults, study says
Health Tip: Easing Headache Pain
Use an ice pack or heat wrap
Human Brain Has Coping Mechanism for Dehydration
The mind preserves oxygen to protect itself from the effects of too little fluid, research shows
Diet Changes Can Alter Gut Bacteria, Study Says
Researchers monitored stool samples of two people for a year
Rhymes Reveal Evidence of Learning in the Womb
By third trimester, unborn babies respond to rhymes recited by their mothers, research shows
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