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CDC Issues Travel Warning as West Africa Ebola Outbreak Worsens
Agency also plans to send 50 more experts to the affected countries
There's No Ebola Cure, But Early Intensive Treatment Boosts Survival
Virus launches assault on multiple organs, keeping patients hydrated is often key, experts say
1 in 4 U.S. Kids Underestimate Their Weight, Study Finds
Kids and parents need education about healthy weight and healthful lifestyles, experts say
Big Jump in Doctor's Office Visits for Young Adults With Diabetes
Overall, 1 in 10 consultations in the U.S. now involves a person with the illness, CDC says
No TV or Obesity, But Ancient People Still Had Heart Disease
Mummy study shows that, just like today, inflammation spurred blood vessel blockages
Some Jobs Harder on the Heart Than Others, Report Finds
But having to search for work may be just as stressful, unhealthy, researchers add
Kids' Lunch Boxes Often Fall Short on Nutrition
Less than one-third of home meals met federal standards for school-served foods, study finds
Health Tip: Choosing a Safe Summer Camp
Make an informed selection
Preschoolers With Special Needs May Gain From 'Inclusion' Classrooms
Peers with stronger language abilities have positive effect, study finds
Cholesterol Drugs May Speed Healing After Surgery
Statin therapy may affect inflammatory response and help wounds recover, researchers say
Once-Daily Inhaler Approved for COPD
Striverdi Respimat relaxes lung airways to improve breathing
Hairdo Trumps Exercise for Many Black Women, Study Finds
But shift toward lower-maintenance styles may free some up for physical activity
J&J Pulls Hysterectomy Tool Tied to Cancer Risk From Market
Controversial device had been used for minimally invasive hysterectomies, uterine fibroid removal
Extreme Weather Kills 2,000 in U.S. Each Year: CDC
Heat contributes to nearly one-third of those deaths, report finds
Adults Who've Abused Alcohol May Be at Risk for Memory Problems
Researchers say long-term consequences are little-known
Could a Blood Test Predict Suicide Risk?
Certain gene-based chemical changes seem to accompany suicidal behavior, study finds
Different Areas of Brain Affected in Autism, Sensory Disorders
Sophisticated brain scans show the two conditions are somewhat similar, but are also markedly different
Gardens a Center of Calm for People With Dementia
Review found some evidence it helped soothe, distract sufferers, but safeguards important
Early Stem Cell Transplant Vital in 'Bubble Boy' Disease
Study found that doing so in first few months of life improved survival odds
Tip-Over Furniture Can Kill Kids
Experts share childproofing advice
Scientists Shed Light on Link Between Depression, Dementia
Researchers deem depression an independent risk factor for dementia
Health Tip: Monitor a Blister
Check for signs of Infection
Malaria Growing Resistant to Drugs Used to Fight It
But several new drugs are in the development pipeline, experts say
Even Thinking an Odor is Harmful May Spur Asthma Symptoms
Study finds people's negative expectations can play a role in flare-ups
Annual COPD Costs To Hit $49 Billion by 2020: CDC
Each year, almost 135,000 die from smoking-related chronic lung disease, experts say
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