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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
Scientists Shed Light on Link Between Depression, Dementia
Researchers deem depression an independent risk factor for dementia
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
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
Annual COPD Costs To Hit $49 Billion by 2020: CDC
Each year, almost 135,000 die from smoking-related chronic lung disease, experts say
Benefits of E-Cigarettes May Outweigh Harms, Study Finds
Findings run counter to recent calls for strict regulation
Gene Mutation May Make Food More Tempting
Study shows most common genetic link to obesity triggers activity in the brain's reward centers
Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests
If parent and preschooler are both overweight, tackling it together works best, researchers say
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
Heart Attack Patients Treated at Night, Weekends May Have Worse Outcomes
Timing of arrival at ER affects how quickly an angioplasty is done, research shows
Wider Face May Give You an Edge in Negotiations
But it's not an asset in matters requiring compromise, study finds
Blood Test Might Help Prevent Certain Birth Defects
Test to detect mom-to-be's folate concentration could spot those lacking nutrient for infant development
Extra Exercise Could Help Depressed Smokers Quit: Study
Withdrawal symptoms, cravings are harder on people with mood disorders, researchers say
Dieting at Young Age Often Backfires, Study Says
Researchers find later risk for obesity, alcohol abuse and eating disorders
Healthy Habits May Slow Cellular Signs of Aging, Study Finds
Pay attention to your lifestyle during stressful times, researcher says
Health Tip: Encourage Kids to Exercise
Here's a list of health benefits
Protect Your Eyes When Hitting the Pool
Skip contact lenses, try goggles, doctor suggests
Less Flexibility Seen in Brain Wiring of Kids With Autism: Study
Scans reveal differences that might explain why transitions are difficult
'Love Hormone' Oxytocin May Help Some With Autism
Study found it boosted ability of certain patients to read facial expressions, nonverbal cues
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