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Leprosy Still Occurs in U.S., CDC Reports

Experts estimate about 100 cases a year occur in A...

Eczema Tied to Bone Fracture Risk in Study

Risk was small; distractions caused by itch and sl...

Brain Scans Yield Clues to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Findings might help doctors diagnose the baffling ...

Scientists Set Their Sights on First Whole-Eye Transplant

Nerve regeneration is challenge, but real headway ...

FDA Approves New Vaccine to Protect Against Meningitis

Trumenba guards against type of bacteria that is o...

High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet May Help With Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy

Regimens seem to cut down on seizures but are hard...

Scientists Create Tiny Stomachs From Stem Cells

Feat may help researchers learn more about causes ...

Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Trouble

Study finds they're more likely than men to delay ...

Stroke Prevention Guidelines Emphasize Healthy Lifestyle

Eat lots of fruits and veggies, get exercise, limi...

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Pill Would Detect Cancer in Early Stages: Google

Hi-Tech Pill Would Detect Cancer in Early Stages: ...

Is Milk Your Friend or Foe?

Instead of reduction in fractures, study suggests ...

Plastics' Chemical May Affect Baby Boys' Genital Development

Link between phthalates and possible defect needs ...

Egg Freezing for a Future Pregnancy: What to Know

WebMD asked three experts to address the questions...

Vitamin D May Not Prevent Return of Women's Infection After All

Repeat episodes of vaginosis no less likely with s...

Home Blood Pressure Monitors May Occasionally Miss the Mark

Study finds inaccurate readings in small percentag...

Metformin Beats Other Type 2 Diabetes Drugs for First Treatment: Study

Researchers find this commonly used medication con...

Baby Wipes Recalled Due to Possible Bacteria

Baby Wipes Recalled Due to Possible Bacteria...

Brain Injuries in Older Age Could Boost Dementia Risk, Study Finds

Active seniors should take measures to protect the...

Placebo Treatment May Quiet Kids' Cough

Parents report a spoonful of agave nectar or flavo...

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Type 1 Diabetes Increasing Among White American Kids

Children 5 to 9 years old hardest hit, study finds...

For a Child's Fracture, Use Ibuprofen, Not Morphine: Study

Fewer side effects reported with the over-the-coun...

31,000 Pounds of Chicken Products Recalled

More Than 31,000 Pounds of Chicken Products Recall...

More Kids Harmed by Drinking in Pregnancy Than Expected, Study Reports

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders may affect about ...

Special Cocoa Drink May Improve Age-Related Memory Loss

Findings don't apply to regular chocolate or hot c...

Dark Days Here for Folks With Seasonal Depression

Expert offers tips to compensate for reduced light...

Osteoporosis Screening Guidelines May Miss Younger Women at Risk

Current assessment methods were poor at predicting...

Researchers Say Antibiotics in Fish a Health Concern

Although levels are below government limits, scien...

Sleep Duration Linked to Ulcerative Colitis Risk in Study

Getting too much, too little may raise chances of ...

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Studies Link Cold Sore Virus to Alzheimer's Risk

But other experts doubt that a herpes infection co...

Could Air Pollutants Raise a Child's Autism Risk?

Chromium, styrene implicated in preliminary study...

Childhood Peanut Allergy May Be Linked to Skin Gene Mutation

Study bolsters the dual-allergen-exposure theory, ...

Heart Transplant ‘Breakthrough’ Shows Promise

Australian doctors say they've made a breakthrough...

Disease Severity in One Eye May Predict Progression in the Other

Study focuses on macular degeneration, the leading...

Gestational Diabetes May Influence Daughter's Weight Later

Girls' risk of being overweight may be more than t...

Nearly 1 in 3 U.S. Babies Delivered by C-Section, Study Finds

But cesarean rates vary widely across the country...

'Exposure Therapy' May Relieve Prolonged Grief Disorder

Reliving the death of a loved one can help survivo...

Assured Brand Naproxen Sodium Tablets Recalled

Assured Brand Naproxen Sodium Tablets Recalled...

Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risk of Severe Headaches, Scientists Report

But experts find the study too small, problem too ...

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Study Finds U.S. Diets Still Contain Too Many Bad Fats

Americans need fewer trans and saturated fats, and...

Fertility Treatments Aren't Significantly Linked to Birth Defects

Expectant parents can be reassured by findings, re...

Taking a 'Selfie' May Help With Dermatology Care, Study Shows

Emailing pics of eczema lesions to physicians work...

Many Americans in Debt, Bankruptcy Paying for Cancer Care

Others cut back on food, medicines trying to cover...

Controversial Chemical May Leach Into Skin From Cash Receipts

Skin care products may also boost absorption of BP...

Recalled Supplements Linger on U.S. Store Shelves, Study Finds

Researchers say many products with banned substanc...

Dr. Oz-Endorsed Diet Pill Study Retracted

Utility Workers Face Charges for Not Testing Water...

Anti-inflammatories May Help Ease Depression

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may ...

The Body Fat That Might Help You Shed Pounds

Getting rid of extra pounds has long been a goal f...

Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper

Fertilization occurs in the vagina, instead of pet...