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'Doctor-Shopping' for Painkillers Common After Broken-Bone Surgery, Study Finds

1 in 5 patients sought narcotics from multiple phy...

Many Foods' 'Trans-Fat-Free' Claims False: Study

Many Foods' 'Trans-Fat-Free' Claims False: Study...

Could Too Much Salt Harm MS Patients?

Researchers find a link but say it's too soon to r...

Most U.S. Babies Get Their Vaccines: CDC

But booster shots and second doses lag for 2-year-...

Electrical Pulses to Scalp May Boost Memory: Study

But years of research remain before this therapy c...

Concussion Recovery Can Reverse After Return to Activity, Study Shows

Expert and researcher say the findings highlight n...

MERS Virus Doesn't Seem to Spread Easily, Study Finds

5 percent chance of getting it, while experts cite...

Polyp Removal Doesn't Always Signal Raised Colon Cancer Risk, Study Says

Findings suggest doctors may repeat colonoscopies ...

Light Therapy a Good Option for Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions, Study Says

But it's more painful, time consuming than common ...

Scientists 'Rewrite' Bad Memories in Mice

Manipulation of brain cells can switch negative em...

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Do Antidepressants in Pregnancy Raise Risks for Mental Woes in Kids?

New study discounts pills' link to autism, but sug...

Everest Study Finds High Altitude Affects Blood Pressure

Researchers also report blood-pressure drug works ...

Steer Clear of Dietary Supplements for Concussions: FDA

Agency warns that no evidence supports claims of f...

Deep Brain Stimulation Safe for Older Parkinson's Patients: Study

Rates of complications did not rise with age, rese...

Study: Aspirin Might Work Instead of Warfarin for Deep Vein Clots

But heart experts say it's not a preferred or idea...

Playing Video Game May Boost MS Patients' Balance: Study

Research suggests regular use of Wii accessory mig...

Even Normal-Weight Teens Can Have Dangerous Eating Disorders, Study Finds

Researchers saw a nearly 6-fold rise in patients w...

Blood Pressure Controlled Best by Patient: Study

Blood Pressure Controlled Best by Patient: Study...

'Sleep Drunkenness' Is Common and Linked to Other Behavior Issues

But condition remains poorly defined and little un...

Fewer Painkiller Deaths in States With Medical Marijuana: Study

People with chronic pain may use pot instead of na...

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Young Non-Smokers Who Tried E-Cigs: Number Tripled

CDC report also finds that teens who used the devi...

Study Questions Value of Certain Knee Surgeries

For age-related meniscus tears, physical therapy a...

Bullying Starts Before School Years Begin, Study Finds

And obese boys more likely to be both bully and bu...

Pediatricians Offer New Dental Recommendations

American Academy of Pediatrics urges fluoride use ...

Start School Later for Older Kids, Pediatricians Urge

Opening bell should be no earlier than 8:30, says ...

Patients Hope Ice Bucket Challenge Keeps Flowing

John Jerome says he knows the ice bucket challenge...

One Part of the Brain Doesn't Age, Study Suggests

Spatial attention skills don't seem to decline ove...

Food Allergies More Common Among Inner City Kids, Study Finds

10 percent of children tracked had allergy to pean...

Cosmetic Eye Procedure May Ease Migraines, Small Study Says

Eyelid surgery may help treat severe headaches, bu...

Low-Nicotine Cigarettes May Not Lead to More Smoking

Concerns about inhaling more toxic chemicals weren...

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Blows Up Social Media

It seems like every celebrity is getting in on it,...

Dieting With Diabetes: 9 Dos and Don'ts to Lose Weight

Losing extra weight can help you manage your diabe...

FDA Approves New DVT Blood Clot Treatment

The FDA has approved the use of the anti-clotting ...

U.S. to Tighten Access to Certain Narcotic Painkillers

Drugs containing hydrocodone, which include Vicodi...

Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression

Combination isn't better than drugs alone for thos...

Failing Vision Tied to Shorter Lifespans for Seniors

Link could be due to faltering ability to carry ou...

Racial Disparities in Breast-Feeding May Start With Hospitals, Study Suggests

Maternity care practices differ in neighborhoods w...

New Test Helps Diagnose Type 1 Diabetes

But negative result doesn't rule out disease, FDA ...

Consumer Reports Advises Pregnant Women to Avoid Tuna

Guideline is prompted by concerns about mercury ex...

MLB Pitcher Curt Schilling Blames Mouth Cancer on Chewing Tobacco

MLB Pitcher Curt Schilling Blames Mouth Cancer on ...

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FDA OKs New Once-Daily Asthma Treatment

The FDA has approved Arnuity Ellipta (fluticasone ...

Blood Transfusions May Cut Risk of 'Silent' Stroke in Kids With Sickle Cell

Study found children who got monthly infusions wer...

Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women

Study found it lowered risk even if they were obes...

High-Risk Melanomas Often on Head or Neck

Rate of cell growth may be a key to diagnosis and ...

Botox Tested on Stomach Cancer in Mice

Preliminary research suggests the wrinkle treatmen...

Peanut, Other Nut Butter Products Recalled by NSpired Natural Foods

Peanut, Other Nut Butter Products Recalled by NSpi...

Teen Birth Rate Has Dropped Dramatically in Last Two Decades: CDC

4 million fewer births attributed to less sex, mor...

What Is Your Gut Telling You?

What gut bacteria says about your health....

Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some

People with underlying heart rhythm disorders may ...

Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report

Headache, seizures often lead doctors down the wro...