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Immune System Changes Tied to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Researchers saw evidence only in first 3 years of ...

1 in 5 Preemies With Lung Disease Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

22 percent were from what parents said were nonsmo...

Health Highlights: March 1, 2015

Actor Leonard Nimoy Dies of COPD at Age 83...

5 Things to Do After a Surprise Pregnancy

There’s no need to panic with an unplanned pregnan...

Rear End Takes a Front Seat in Plastic Surgery Offices

Men also drove up overall number of cosmetic proce...

Could Coffee Lower Risk of Multiple Sclerosis?

Studies link several cups daily with reduced odds ...

Flu Vaccine Just 18% Effective This Year

It’s no secret this year’s flu shots didn’t work a...

Surprises in Proposed New Dietary Guidelines

Eggs are no longer bad guys. Coffee with those egg...

ADHD May Raise Odds for Premature Death

Risk is small, but a sign the disorder is a seriou...

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Viruses Increasingly Behind Child Pneumonia Cases

Bug that causes common cold, other infections ofte...

Dangerous C. Difficile Germ Infects 500,000 Americans a Year: CDC

Overuse of antibiotics tied to rise in serious inf...

Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Some Pregnancy Complications, Raise Others

Study finds gestational diabetes less likely, but ...

Long Sleep Time, Higher Stroke Risk?

More than 8 hours a night linked to greater odds i...

Safety Add-Ons for Football Helmets May Not Cut Concussion Risk

Crash dummy testing found extra padding, strips an...

Additives in Processed Foods May Alter Gut Bacteria

Study in mice suggests changes might raise risk of...

6 Things You Didn't Know About Chemo

Are you or a loved one going to get chemotherapy? ...

Taking Pill Before, After Sex Cuts HIV Infection for Gay Men: Study

Research suggests that Truvada doesn't need to be ...

Fluoride in Drinking Water Tied to Higher Rates of Underactive Thyroid

British study found an association, but couldn't p...

Ways to Treat Depression That Aren’t Antidepressants

There may be hope for hard-to-treat depression as ...

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Could a Bad Night's Sleep Make You Eat More Fatty Food?

Study suggests it might, raising the risk for pote...

Can Supplements Give Athletes an Edge?

Trying to up your game? WebMD has the latest on th...

U.K. Approves '3-Parent Babies'

The United Kingdom has become the first country to...

Three Amputees Regain Function With 'Bionic' Hands

Devices work by sensors that get signals from pati...

Skin Test for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Shows Early Promise

Higher levels of key proteins may point to disease...

Younger Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Attack

Study participants, from 30 to 55 years old, said ...

Colon Cancer's Location May Be Factor in Survival

Poorer outcome seen in study when tumor began on t...

Certain Painkillers Ill-Advised After Heart Attack: Study

If you're taking anti-clotting drugs, you should a...

U.S. Officials Pinpoint Common Sources of Foodborne Illnesses

Almost 2 million Americans fall ill each year, rep...

2 of 3 Smokers Will Die Early If They Don't Quit, Research Shows

Findings confirm newer estimates that put toll of ...

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After Blowing Their Stack, a Heart Attack

Explosive anger increased risk 8-fold, study found...

Use of Long-Acting Birth Control Rises Fivefold in a Decade: CDC

IUDs and implants among the safest, most effective...

Michael Strahan Tackles Life After the NFL

These days, 6-foot-5-inch, 240-pound Michael Strah...

Q&A With Mariel Hemingway

The actress and author opens up about her family a...

Zac Posen's Designer Dogs

Fashion designer Zac Posen may rule the runways, b...

Dry Drowning and Secondary Drowning

WebMD explains how to recognize the warning signs ...

Watch-and-Wait Strategy May Be Riskier for Certain Prostate Cancers

Study found lower survival for intermediate-risk d...

Aspirin 'Resistance' May Make for Worse Strokes: Study

Daily dose won't prevent dangerous clotting in som...

Measles Cases Pass 150 Mark, CDC Says

Health officials urge parents to get their childre...

Study Ties Saunas to Lower Risk of Death From Heart Disease

More frequent use, longer times per session decrea...

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Low Levels of Vitamin D Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Association was found even when people weren't ove...

Arsenic in Well Water Can Raise Level in Baby Formula: Study

Researchers found overall amounts low, but recomme...

Cat, Dust Mite Allergies Linked to Childhood Asthma

Study findings reveal possible early risk factors ...

Could a Dishwasher Raise Your Child's Allergy, Asthma Risk?

Study found children from homes that hand-washed d...

A Little Fat, Sugar OK for Kids If Diet Is Healthy: Study

Do what's necessary to make nutrient-rich foods pa...

Sociopath vs. Psychopath: What’s the Difference?

You’ve heard the terms, but do you really know wha...

FDA OKs New Varicose Vein Treatment

It seals affected veins with adhesive agent, agenc...

U.S. Dietary Guidelines Take Aim at Sugar

And continue to endorse fruits, vegetables and uns...

Babies Who Eat Peanuts Early May Avoid Allergy

Life-threatening peanut allergies have mysteriousl...

Measles Can Rob a Child's Sight, Doctors Warn

Severe complications might damage cornea, retina o...