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FDA Approves First in New Class of Drugs for Advanced Ovarian Cancer

Agency also gives OK to genetic test used to ident...

CDC Warns of Listeria Danger From Caramel Apples

Outbreak has sickened 28 people in 10 states; 4 ha...

E. Coli Germs Found on Farmers Market Herbs

Nearly one-quarter of samples from West Coast vend...

E-Cigarettes Less Addictive Than Regular Cigarettes, Study Finds

Users report fewer cravings, less irritability...

Loss of Teeth Linked to Physical, Mental Decline in Study

Researchers say association was strongest among 60...

Some Blood Types Might Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study

But experts question value of finding when so many...

Can You Balance on One Leg? You May Have Lower Stroke Risk

Inability to stand on one foot for 20-plus seconds...

Scratch From Pet Rat Kills Child; CDC Warns of Risk

'Rat-bite fever' also sickened 16 others in 2000-2...

Common Painkillers May Help Prevent Certain Skin Cancers, Study Finds

But medications such as ibuprofen pose their own r...

Many People Misuse Devices for Asthma, Allergic Reaction

Memory of correct way to use inhalers, epinephrine...

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No Evidence Paleo Diet Matches Early Eating Habits

No Evidence Paleo Diet Matches Early Eating Habits...

Cheap Natural Compound May Help Smokers Quit

But cytisine isn't widely available, study authors...

Neurologists Say Jury Still Out on Medical Marijuana's Use for Brain Disorders

Easing federal restrictions on pot research might ...

Seniors Still Given Potentially Dangerous Sedatives: Study

Drugs such as Xanax, Valium tied to confusion and ...

Migraine May Raise Risk for Bell's Palsy, Study Suggests

The headaches were tied to a doubling of odds for ...

Expectant Dads May Also Have Hormonal Changes, Study Suggests

Experts can't explain why testosterone levels of m...

Only 4 in 10 Americans Eat Heart-Healthy Nuts Each Day, CDC Says

Even fewer consume an amount thought to help curb ...

Stent Treatment May Lower Stroke Disability

Treatment must be given within 6 hours after a str...

'Low-GI' Diet May Not Benefit Blood Sugar

Focus should be on eating healthy foods rather tha...

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Teens Use E-Cigarettes More Than Cigarettes

Teens Use E-Cigarettes More Than Cigarettes...

Texas Infant Dies of Legionnaires' Disease After 'Water Birth'

Though health officials couldn't confirm source of...

Flu Activity Up, Some Schools Closing

Flu season is ramping up, according to the CDC, wh...

Syphilis on the Rise Among Gay, Bisexual Men: CDC

Rates of chlamydia dip for the first time in 30 ye...

Music Classes Boost Language Skills, Study Says

Kids who actively participate show greater thought...

'Kids' Diseases' Now Hitting Adults

Doctors explain reasons behind surge in cases of c...

FDA Warns Against Fetal 'Keepsake' Videos

Ultrasound imaging, heartbeat monitoring should be...

Yoga May Cut Heart Disease Risk Factors

Review found those who took yoga classes saw impro...

Work Steals Valuable Sleep Time, Study Finds

Flexible start times, less late-night TV would hel...

Guinea Pigs Can Be Source of Serious Strep Infection

But animal-to-human transmission of this bacteria ...

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Cancer Rates Higher in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

People with type 1 or type 2 diabetes are diagnose...

Feel Younger Than Your Age? It May Help You Live Longer

Researchers found death rate among young at heart ...

Doctors Aren't Discussing Sex With Heart Attack Survivors

Study of younger patients finds they often get mis...

FDA Approves Blood Test That Gauges Heart Attack Risk

The screen is meant for people without history of ...

Drug Interactions Common Among Hospitalized Kids, Study Says

Medication combos may cause side effects or reduce...

Obese Kids' Brains Show Stronger Response to Sugar: Study

Research suggests that some children may be 'wired...

Pregnancy Complication Linked to Autism

Unborn babies whose mothers get a pregnancy condit...

N.Y. Toddler Dies From Liquid Nicotine Poisoning

N.Y. Toddler Dies From Liquid Nicotine Poisoning...

E-Cigarette Use May Be Rising Among Teens

Nearly one-third of those surveyed in Hawaii have ...

Constant Email Checks Can Leave You Stressed

People felt less stressed when they checked only t...

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No Link Between Migraine, Breast Cancer Risk, Study Says

Since both involve hormone levels, researchers sus...

Exercise, Diet May Be Key to Beating a Common Irregular Heartbeat

Atrial fibrillation often hits older people, but s...

Smoking May Make It Tougher to Quit Problem Drinking: Study

Those addicted to cigarettes spend less time in tr...

Mom, Put Down That Smartphone at Dinner

Study finds mothers who are distracted by devices ...

Low-Fat Diet May Boost Survival for Some Breast Cancer Patients

Women without estrogen-dependent disease benefited...

Gene Test May Help Predict Return of Early Breast Tumor, Study Says

Idea is to identify women who do and don't need fu...

Drug Can Cause Dangerous Skin Reaction: FDA

Drug Can Cause Dangerous Skin Reaction: FDA...

Memory Lapses May Signal Stroke Risk: Study

Link was seen mostly in people with higher levels ...

Many Americans Still Haven't Gotten a Flu Shot

Health officials cite reports on the vaccine's pot...

Millions of U.S. Kids Still Can Buy 'Harmful' E-Cigarettes: CDC

10 states, D.C. permit sales to children, report s...