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Holidays Can Be Sensory Overload for Kids With Autism
Expert offers tips for parents on how to help children stay calm during hustle and bustle of the season
Ick! Tapeworm Infecting Man's Brain Yields Genetic Secrets
Parasite was causing seizures, headaches in 50-year-old, researchers say
Senior-to-Senior Aggression Common in U.S. Nursing Homes
Up to one in five residents involved in unpleasant, sometimes inappropriate confrontations, N.Y. study suggests
Special Ambulance Delivers Vital Stroke Care More Quickly
Patients were six times more likely to get clot-busting drug within 'golden' hour of first symptoms in German study
Treating Irregular Heartbeat With Digoxin May Come With Risks
Study finds higher odds for death, hospitalization for patients with atrial fibrillation
Flu Season Off to a Slow Start ... for Now
Get vaccinated, health experts say, because it takes about two weeks for protection to kick in
Hookahs Deliver Toxic Benzene in Every Puff, Study Shows
Even nonsmoking bystanders had raised blood levels of the chemical, which is tied to leukemia risk
Restroom Hand Dryers Spread More Germs Than Paper Towels, Study Finds
Bacteria counts in the air around the machines far exceeded those around paper dispensers
Close Friends May Be Key to Teens' Drinking
Larger peer group is less important when it comes to drinking or not, study says
Being the Boss Tied to Depression Risk for Women, But Not Men
Women in powerful positions may be judged harshly, researcher says
Health Tip: Beware of Bathroom Chemicals
Turn on bathroom fan while in use
Cost of Diabetes Care Keeps Climbing, Report Shows
Increases also seen for prediabetes, undiagnosed diabetes care
Testosterone Plays Minor Role in Older Women's Sex Lives, Study Finds
Quality of relationships may have more impact on libido
1 in 5 U.S. Adults Dealt With a Mental Illness in 2013
Federal official urges people to seek treatment to 'restore their well-being'
Abuse-Resistant Prescription Painkiller Approved
Hysingla ER is only for chronic pain, and is formulated to resist crushing, dissolving
Could Your Job Help Preserve Your Aging Brain?
Mentally stimulating work may keep your mind sharp, research says
FDA Approves 'Abuse-Resistant' Narcotic Painkiller
Agency says it's latest step in curbing epidemic of addiction to drugs such as Oxycontin, Vicodin
Gel Implant Might Help Fight Heart Failure
New treatment strengthens heart walls, researchers say, but skeptics remain
Exercise Might Not Help Some Type 2 Diabetics Control Their Blood Sugar
Study suggests that about 20 percent of patients carry 'exercise-resistant' genes
Kids Born to Overweight Moms May Face Higher Heart Risks as Adults
But researchers add that eating behaviors mothers pass on might play greater role than genetics
A Bad Marriage Burdens an Aging Heart
Older women in unhappy relationships seem especially vulnerable, researchers say
MRI Can Be Painful, Disruptive for People With Cochlear Implants
Study finds some patients had to discontinue the scan, or the hearing device was impaired by magnetic field
Health Highlights: Nov. 19, 2014
Worst-Case Ebola Scenario Won't Happen: CDCMajor Effort to Find Ebola Treatments Announced by CoalitionYoungsters Still Being Targeted by Sugary Drink MakersWorkplace Obesity Website Taken Down by CDC
Health Tip: Make Home Safer for Alzheimer's
Limit access to areas that could pose danger
Home Exercise Boosts Heart Patients' Frame of Mind
But in-hospital workouts didn't produce same results, study found
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