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Living With a Smoker Like Living in a Polluted City: Study

Air-particle levels in smoking households almost 1...

Traffic Pollution May Be a Risk While Pregnant

Reduced lung function seen in children at age 4, s...

Herceptin Boosts Survival for Breast Cancer, Study Reports

Taking drug in addition to chemotherapy also reduc...

Parkinson's Drugs May Spur Compulsive Behaviors

Study estimated a 10 percent increased risk of imp...

Regular Doctor Visits Help Control Blood Pressure, Study Says

Having health insurance also associated with bette...

Medication Errors Occur Every 8 Minutes in U.S. Children

Study finds that liquid drugs are the most commonl...

Vitamin D Might Help Kids With Eczema

Researchers saw some improvement in winter-related...

Joan Rivers Died of Brain Damage Caused by Low Oxygen: Medical Examiner

Joan Rivers Died of Brain Damage Caused by Low Oxy...

Older Antibiotic Still Works Against Staph Infections, Study Finds

Vancomycin safe and effective, doctors should not ...

Black Box Warning Should Remain on Chantix: FDA Panel

Black Box Warning Should Remain on Chantix: FDA Pa...

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Most Kindergartners Are Getting Their Shots: CDC

Still, small percentage of parents refuse vaccinat...

Detergent Pods Pose Risk to Kids' Eyes, Researchers Warn

Young children may be attracted to the brightly co...

'To Burn Off Calories in This Soda, Walk 5 Miles'

Teens drank fewer sugary drinks when energy conten...

More Evidence That Exercise May Help Fight Depression

But low mood can be a barrier to physical activity...

Gut Microbes Tied to Jet Lag, Shift-Work Weight Gain

Body's helpful bacteria may have internal clocks, ...

If You Do Gain Weight, Polyunsaturated Fats May Prevent Some Damage

Sunflower oil linked to better cholesterol reading...

Health Highlights: Oct. 16, 2014

Two New Drugs Approved for Fatal Lung Disease Time...

ER Visits Linked to Synthetic Pot More Than Double, Report Finds

Misperception that it is safe makes it especially ...

Is 'Slow and Steady' Weight Loss Really the Best Approach?

Study suggests some overweight people might get be...

Immune Therapy Induces Remission for Many With a Tough-to-Treat Blood Cancer

But, some advanced acute lymphoblastic leukemia pa...

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Psoriasis Tied to Raised Risk of Uncontrolled Blood Pressure

Researchers suspect inflammation is the common den...

Just Try Getting an Appointment With a Psychiatrist

Of 360 U.S. doctors called in study, only one-quar...

Embryonic Stem Cell Therapy Shows Long-Term Effectiveness, Safety

In small study, half of 18 people with a vision-ro...

Risks From Epidural, Spinal Anesthesia Very Low, Study Says

Less than 1 percent of patients experienced dreade...

Could Vitamin D Make Childbirth Less Painful?

Study finds women with higher levels needed less m...

Post-Op Pain Management Improves in Past Decade, Survey Shows

Far fewer patients report serious pain two weeks a...

Another Study Links Mediterranean Diet to Better Heart Health

Healthy eating may not always prevent metabolic sy...

Concussions: Teen’s Tragedy Spurs Policy Change

At 13, Zackery Lystedt was a star player on his ju...

Sports Drinks and Dental Problems in Athletes

Skin Has Many Types of Smell Receptors: Researcher...

Exercise May Not Ward Off Teen Depression

U.K. research finds no apparent link, but U.S. exp...

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Faster Test Developed for Enterovirus D68

Faster Test Developed for Enterovirus D68...

Broccoli Compound Shows Promise for Autism Symptoms in Small Study

Researchers caution that not everyone improved, an...

Smoking-Related Illnesses in U.S. Total 14 Million, Report Finds

Many Americans suffer from multiple conditions rel...

Obesity May Speed Aging of the Liver, Study Suggests

Heavier people might be more prone to liver cancer...

Why Aren’t There Sex Drugs for Women?

The FDA has approved six brand-name drugs to help ...

Eating Disorders May Start in Elementary School

They're often linked with other mental health issu...

Young Caregivers Risk Failing in School, Study Says

Children caring for mentally, physically ill relat...

Stress Affects Women, Men With Heart Disease Differently, Study Shows

Finding suggests doctors need to treat patients ba...

Sleeping on Sofa Can Be Deadly for Babies, Study Finds

Researchers uncover higher risk for SIDS, suffocat...

Scoliosis: Daily Yoga Pose May Reduce Spinal Curve

People with scoliosis who held a single yoga pose ...

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Scientists Inch Closer to Alzheimer's Origins

Specially designed cell culture supports notion th...

Study Finds Many Newborns Have Risky First Ride Home From Hospital

More than 90 percent of parents don't install, pos...

Coaches Don't Always Protect Young Pitchers' Arms: Study

Many know about pitch counts, but don't keep close...

Common Childhood Vaccine Cuts 'Superbug' Infection: Study

Cases of antibiotic-resistant pneumonia, meningiti...

Peers Best at Convincing High-Risk Individuals to Get HIV Test: Study

Study found people referred this way were 2.5 time...

High Cholesterol Tied to Prostate Cancer's Return in Study

But expert doesn't recommend taking statins to pre...

Possibly Unsafe Stimulant in Some Diet Supplements

No Increase in Basic Medicare Premium Next Year Po...

The Dangers of Thinning Bones as Men Age

One-third of all hip fractures happen in men, and ...

Hepatitis C Combo Pill May Cure Those Who Can Afford It

The FDA on Friday approved the first combination p...

Medicines Are Biggest Culprit in Fatal Allergic Reactions: Study

Antibiotics, contrast material for scans lead the ...