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Diet Changes Can Alter Gut Bacteria, Study Says

Researchers monitored stool samples of two people ...

Agave: Calories, Nutrition Facts, and More

Agave has become a popular sweetener for people lo...

3 Exercises to Tone Your Butt

How do you look from behind? Tighten and tone your...

Blood-Thinner Pradaxa: What You Should Know

When the blood-thinner drug Pradaxa (dabigatran) w...

Blood Thinner Doesn’t Prevent Miscarriages: Study

Injected blood thinners don’t prevent pregnancy co...

Help! My Kid Is a Jerk!

Your little angel can sometimes have obnoxious mom...

Study Links Shift Work to Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers cite many possible reasons for the eff...

Female Triathletes May Face Health Problems Such as Incontinence

Doctors should be alert for pelvic floor disorders...

Is Coffee Aggravating Your Hot Flashes?

Researchers suggest women skip caffeine if they're...

Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says

Agency urges doctors to recommend it along with ot...

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FDA Approves Hard-to-Abuse Narcotic Painkiller

Targiniq ER contains naloxone, which blunts euphor...

Parents of Obese Kids Often View Them as Healthy

They're more likely to change their children's die...

Young Readers, Tomorrow's Leaders?

Study suggests link between early reading skills a...

Sleep Loss May Boost False Memories

People who don't get enough sleep may find they're...

Study: Car Interiors Reach Dangerous Temps All Year

After a string of high-profile cases of kids being...

Acetaminophen May Not Help Against Back Pain, Study Contends

The common pain reliever, best known as Tylenol, s...

Painful, Itchy Patches Could Be Sign of Skin Cancer

But it's likely to be the non-melanoma type, derma...

Routine Pulse Check May Prevent Second Stroke, Study Says

Patients, relatives can get reliable results, rese...

Dogs Can Get Jealous, Too

Primitive form of envy may help them protect their...

Cystic Fibrosis Drug Combo May Be Less Effective Than Hoped

One medication seems to partly counteract the othe...

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HIV Meds May Also Help Control Hepatitis C, Study Finds

For people infected with both viruses, early treat...

Dangerous Use of Growth Hormone Surges Among U.S. Teens

Many young people are ordering dubious, hazardous ...

Parent's Death May Raise Risk of Early Death for Grown Children, Study Suggests

Odds of dying prematurely 50 percent higher in adu...

Antibiotic Resistance a Growing Threat: CDC

Antibiotic Resistance a Growing Threat: CDC...

Many Obese U.S. Kids Think They're Thinner Than They Are

They won't take steps to reach a healthy weight if...

Weight Loss Surgery May Help Ease Urinary Incontinence

Nearly two-thirds of women had significant improve...

New HIV Guidelines Released by WHO

Five groups of people are driving the global HIV e...

Is Butter Back? The Truth About Saturated Fats

What’s the real story on saturated fat? Can you ea...

Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids

Threat of respiratory disease may be up to 30 perc...

5 Best Stretches for New Moms

WebMD describes 5 easy stretches for new moms....

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5 Signs Your Workout Is Too Easy

Your exercise routine should challenge you. Is you...

Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg Clots

Catheter-directed thrombolysis may carry higher ri...

Gene Discoveries Could Shed New Light on Schizophrenia

Suspect DNA often tied to neurological 'pathways' ...

MERS Virus Found in Air in Camel Barn

Genetic analysis shows viral sample from barn matc...

Caffeine Powder: FAQ

The story of an 18-year-old prom king, who accordi...

No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults

And women tend to fare worse than men, study finds...

Could Probiotics Help Tame High Blood Pressure?

Study suggests effect from helpful microbes in yog...

Asthma Drug May Help Those With Chronic Hives

Xolair found safe, effective for reducing symptoms...

Irregular Heart Rhythm Ups Stroke Risk Soon After Heart Surgery

Older age, past stroke among factors that boost sh...

Fruit Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination

Fruit Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination...

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Waistlines of U.S. Kids Seem to Be Holding Steady, Study Finds

But too many children and teens remain obese, expe...

Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children

Expectant moms' use of nicotine-replacement therap...

Guns and Dementia

A new survey on access to guns by people with deme...

Common Genes Implicated in Autism Study

Findings suggest genetics play a bigger role than ...

HIV Diagnoses Down in U.S., Except for Young Gay Males: CDC

Messages about safe sex may be falling on deaf ear...

Many Young Adults Misinformed About Hookahs' Harms

More than half surveyed said the water pipes weren...

HPV Test Beats Pap Smear in Gauging Cervical Cancer Risk, Study Finds

Study of over 1 million women suggests it could be...

Eating on the Go With Type 2 Diabetes

WebMD offers tips for eating on the go with type 2...

Full-Time Job May Disrupt Breast-Feeding Plans

Study found moms who returned to part-time work we...

Those With HIV Living Longer, International Study Finds

Deaths from AIDS-related causes, heart disease and...