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Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression
But combination isn't better than drugs alone for those with mild or chronic mood disorder, study says
Kids With Autism Have Extra Brain Connections, Study Says
Too many of these 'synapses' could be a problem, but medicines might someday help prune them away
Both U.S. Health-Care Workers Infected With Ebola Released From Hospital
Though still weak, they're expected to continue to recover and pose no risk to the public, doctors say
Two Polio Vaccines May Give Greater Protection Against Crippling Disease
Study found combining them boosted immune system even more than one
Getting Healthier a Big Money-Saver for People With Diabetes
Sticking with a fitness and nutrition plan can save more than $500 a year in health-care costs, study finds
Low Birth Weights May Put Black Women at Risk for Diabetes
Study found association regardless of their current weight
Racial Disparities in Breast-Feeding May Start With Hospitals, Study Suggests
Maternity care practices differ in neighborhoods with more black residents than average, CDC research finds
Study: Men, Lesbians More Likely to Have Orgasms
Number of factors may make it tougher for straight women to do the same, experts say
Fewer U.S. Teens Using Sunscreen, Study Finds
Warnings about sun exposure and skin cancer aren't getting through, experts say
Health Tip: Help Keep Teen Drivers Safe
Frequently discuss auto safety
Health Tip: When Your Child Is Afraid to Sleep
Understand what's behind the fear
Blacks May Face Higher Risk of Diabetes-Linked Vision Loss
Diabetic macular edema seems to strike some types of patients more frequently
New Test Helps Diagnose Type 1 Diabetes
But negative result doesn't rule out disease, FDA warns
Consumer Reports Advises Pregnant Women to Avoid Tuna
Guideline is prompted by concerns about mercury exposure
Seniors' Sleep Woes May Be Linked to Loss of Brain Cells
Decline of these neurons occurs with aging, Alzheimer's, researchers say
Study Ties Colds, Flu to Rare Risk of Stroke in Kids
Cause seems related to inflammation of the arteries, researchers say
Teen Birth Rate Has Dropped Dramatically in Last Two Decades: CDC
4 million fewer births attributed to less sex, more contraception, but U.S. rate still higher than comparable nations
Drug for Ebola-Like Virus Shows Promise in Monkeys
Finding could be big gain against deadly pathogens like Ebola, Marburg, researchers say
Seals, Sea Lions Helped Global Spread of TB, Study Finds
Research on origins of tuberculosis may shed light on how other viruses are transmitted between species
Tight Blood Pressure Control Doesn't Raise Risk of Falls, Study Says
Findings counter common beliefs about intensive treatment
Botox Tested on Stomach Cancer in Mice
Preliminary research suggests the wrinkle treatment might silence critical nerves that support tumors
High-Risk Melanomas Often on Head or Neck, Study Finds
Rate of cell growth may be a key to diagnosis and treatment, an expert says
Want to Stay Slim? Leave the Car at Home
Driving to work, rather than walking, cycling or public transit, tied to extra pounds in study
Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women
Study found it lowered risk even if they were obese
Many Women Who Have Mastectomy Don't Get Breast Reconstruction: Study
Most were satisfied with their decision, researchers noted
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