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Steer Clear of Cold Meds for Babies, FDA Advises

Drugs carry serious risks, and most infants, toddl...

Harm From Baseball Concussions May Linger, Study Finds

Batting skills often worse than normal after playe...

Too Few Americans Undergo Dementia Screening

More than half of people with the condition never ...

U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Drops to New Low: CDC

But certain groups, such as those below poverty le...

Your Dog Really Is Listening to You

Study finds canines process speech in a human-like...

Weight Could Influence Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief

Study finds overweight people are less likely to h...

Obesity Tied to Half a Million Cancers Worldwide, Report Shows

Largest number of obesity-related cancers diagnose...

No Link Between Acetaminophen in Pregnancy, Asthma in Kids: Study

Once childhood respiratory illnesses were factored...

Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg Gets Heart Stent

Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg Gets Heart Stent...

Most Americans With HIV Don't Have Virus Under Control, CDC Says

U.S. experts cite indifference, lack of access to ...

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FDA Advisory Panel Says Steroid Shots for Back Pain Can Continue

Experts disagree on whether they are effective for...

Could Popular Heartburn Drugs Upset Your 'Good' Gut Bugs?

Study suggests class of meds upset healthy balance...

Teens Given Anxiety, Sleep Meds May Be at Risk for Drug Abuse

Study finds illicit drug use more likely after the...

Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens

Researchers find odds raised in both boys and girl...

Daily Physical Activity May Help Lower Parkinson's Risk

Six hours a week of household chores or commuting ...

Brain Abnormality Spotted in Many SIDS Babies

But finding is too preliminary to say it causes th...

New Device May Make Mammograms More Comfortable

Less pain was reported in study, while image quali...

Yogurt Every Day May Help Keep Diabetes Away

Study found modest effect against the disease, but...

FDA Announces New Calorie Rules for Restaurants

The FDA announced new rules Tuesday that require c...

Obese Employees Miss More Work, Study Finds

Additional missed days cost U.S. economy more than...

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Kids' Bag Lunches Not Meeting Nutrition Guidelines: Study

Second study found that providing classroom breakf...

Most Seniors Could Use Statins Under New Guidelines

Many eligible for cholesterol-lowering drugs based...

'Text Neck' and Other Tech Troubles

Gift-buying season is here, and on top of the wish...

FDA Adds 'Boxed Warning' to Devices Used to Remove Uterine Fibroids

Risk of spreading unsuspected cancers prompted new...

Eczema Cases Rising Among U.S. Children: Report

For most, proper skin care and topical treatments ...

Treating Irregular Heartbeat With Digoxin May Come With Risks

Study finds higher odds for death, hospitalization...

Sickle Cell Anemia Treatment So Successful in Kids That Trial Is Halted

Hydroxyurea pills worked as well as transfusions i...

Senior-to-Senior Aggression Common in U.S. Nursing Homes

Up to one in five residents involved in unpleasant...

Flu Season Off to a Slow Start ... for Now

Get vaccinated, health experts say, because it tak...

Hookahs Deliver Toxic Benzene in Every Puff, Study Shows

Even nonsmoking bystanders had raised blood levels...

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Weighing Growth Hormones for Short Kids

In 2003, the FDA approved synthetic human growth h...

Why Can’t I Stop Eating? How to Curb Compulsive Eating

Compulsive overeating, why it happens, and how to ...

Peanut Protein in Dust May Raise Allergy Risk

Babies exposed to traces of peanut protein in hous...

FDA Approves 'Abuse-Resistant' Narcotic Painkiller

Agency says it's latest step in curbing epidemic o...

Exercise Might Not Help Some Type 2 Diabetics Control Their Blood Sugar

Study suggests that about 20 percent of patients c...

Many People Who Drink a Lot Aren't Alcoholics: CDC

But raising price of alcohol and limiting sales co...

Testosterone Plays Minor Role in Older Women's Sex Lives, Study Finds

Quality of relationships may have more impact on l...

Half of Adults Could be Overweight by 2030: Report

Half of Adults Could be Overweight by 2030: Report...

Gel Implant Might Help Fight Heart Failure

New treatment strengthens heart walls, researchers...

Could Your Job Help Preserve Your Aging Brain?

Mentally stimulating work may keep your mind sharp...

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Laser Used to Remove Tattoos May Help Reduce Acne Scars

Small study found it improved skin with shorter re...

A Bad Marriage Burdens an Aging Heart

Older women in unhappy relationships seem especial...

1 in 5 U.S. Adults Dealt With a Mental Illness in 2013

Federal official urges people to seek treatment to...

Baby Strollers Recalled; Finger Amputation Risk

Baby Strollers Recalled; Finger Amputation Risk...

Sleep Off Addiction to Cigarettes?

Bad smells during sleep may teach smokers to disli...

Type 1 Diabetes Lowered Survival in Study

Better blood sugar management helped, but risk dur...

Mastectomy Rates Rising Among Women Eligible for Lumpectomy

Better breast reconstruction outcomes may be one r...

'Wireless' Pacemaker Working Well So Far, Researchers Say

Small, manufacturer-funded study of tiny device re...

3-D Model of Heart May Help Surgeons Fix Defects

New technology might make for better-prepared doct...

New Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs Show Promise

Lowering cholesterol in new ways -- potentially to...