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Animal Experiments Shed Light on HIV's Ability to Hide
Viral 'reservoir' in body develops earlier than thought, thwarting attempts at cure, scientists say
Asthma Drug May Help Those With Chronic Hives
Xolair found safe, effective for reducing symptoms, study finds
Scientists Snipped HIV Out of Human DNA
Molecular tool might lead to more definitive treatment, but current research didn't treat patients, just cells
Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children
Expectant moms' use of nicotine-replacement therapy could also spell problems for kids, study suggests
Good Schools May Be Good for a Teen's Health, Too
Study found lower-income kids at challenging high schools less likely to engage in risky behaviors
Irregular Heart Rhythm Ups Stroke Risk Soon After Heart Surgery
Older age, past stroke among factors that boost short and long-term odds of post-op stroke, study finds
Life Skills, Parenting Classes May Cut Inflammation in Poor Kids
That, in turn, may help reduce health ills, such as diabetes and heart disease, researcher says
Could Probiotics Help Tame High Blood Pressure?
Study suggests effect from helpful microbes in yogurt, supplements, but more research is needed
Health Tip: Take Kids for a Nature Walk
And get some exercise
Waistlines of U.S. Kids Seem to Be Holding Steady, Study Finds
But too many children and teens remain obese, experts say
No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults
And women tend to fare worse than men, study finds
Common Genes Implicated in Autism Study
Findings suggest genetics play a bigger role than environment in risk of disorder
HIV Diagnoses Down in U.S., Except for Young Gay Males: CDC
Messages about safe sex may be falling on deaf ears, researcher notes
Many Young Adults Misinformed About Hookahs' Harms
More than half surveyed said the water pipes weren't dangerous
Drug-Resistant Superbug Increasing in Southeast U.S. Hospitals
Fivefold rise in cases reported at community hospitals over five years, study finds
EPA Unveils New Bug Repellant Labeling
Should work much like sunscreen SPF labels, telling users how much protection they will get, agency says
Soldiers' Use of Mental Health Services Up, Stigma Down, Study Finds
But two-thirds who need care still don't seek it, researchers say
Health Tip: Thwart Mold at Home
Address any leaks or damp areas
Many Sexually Active U.S. Teens Not Tested for HIV: CDC
Only 22 percent of those at risk get screened, and researchers think complacency may be why
Can Bike Riding Up Prostate Cancer Risk?
Experts note study findings aren't definitive, and risk is minimal
Full-Time Job May Disrupt Breast-Feeding Plans
Study found moms who returned to part-time work were better able to meet their goals
HPV Test Beats Pap Smear in Gauging Cervical Cancer Risk, Study Finds
Study of over 1 million women suggests it could be stand-alone screening method
Antipsychotics Linked to Lower Brain Volume in Schizophrenia Patients
But mental function, symptoms of illness were not worsened, researchers say
Food Safety Tips for the Summer
Clean hands, proper food temperatures are key to preventing foodborne illnesses, expert says
Health Tip: Keep a Food Diary
It may help you lose weight
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