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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
Anal, Throat Cancers on the Rise Among Young Adults, Study Finds
HPV is the main culprit, but vaccination can reduce the risk, experts say
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
Farmers' Market Vouchers May Help Poorer Families Eat Healthier
Special incentives encourage consumption of fruits and vegetables, study says
Health Tip: Keep Youngsters Outside the Pool
To help prevent drowning
Many Kids With Medicaid Use ER as Doctor's Office: CDC
Pediatrician says many physicians won't accept the publicly funded insurance plan
Teenage Boys Want Intimacy, Not Just Sex, Survey Finds
Small study revealed most younger males more interested in closeness, trust with a girl
Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says
Agency urges doctors to recommend it along with other routine immunizations
Young Readers, Tomorrow's Leaders?
Study suggests link between early reading skills and later intelligence
Study Links Shift Work to Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
Researchers cite many possible reasons for the effect, including hormonal changes
Bacteria in Semen May Affect HIV Transmission, Levels: Study
As natural bacterial 'diversity' lessened, HIV viral load increased in infected men, researchers say
Parents of Obese Kids Often View Them as Healthy
They're more likely to change their children's diet than encourage exercise, study finds
Female Triathletes May Face Health Problems Such as Incontinence
Doctors should be alert for pelvic floor disorders, researcher says
Is Coffee Aggravating Your Hot Flashes?
Researchers suggest women skip caffeine if they're bothered by menopausal symptoms
Parent's Death May Raise Risk of Early Death for Grown Children, Study Suggests
Odds of dying prematurely 50 percent higher in adults who'd lost a parent in childhood, researchers report
Many Obese U.S. Kids Think They're Thinner Than They Are
They won't take steps to reach a healthy weight if they don't see the problem, experts note
Weight Loss Surgery May Help Ease Urinary Incontinence
Nearly two-thirds of women had significant improvement of their symptoms, researchers report
Gene Study Gives New Insight Into Puberty in Girls
Findings may also provide clues on biology of diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, researcher says
Many U.S. Male Soldiers Had Troubled Childhoods, Study Finds
Men who served after draft was dropped were twice as likely to report past abuse, trauma as their civilian peers
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