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American Doctor Exposed to Ebola Admitted to NIH Hospital
The patient was working in West Africa; not clear if infection occurred
Antibiotic Use Before Age 2 Might Raise Obesity Risk, Study Says
Researchers suspect broad-spectrum versions change makeup of microbes in gut
Obese in Adolescence, Colon Cancer in Later Life?
Study doesn't prove cause-and-effect, but suggests the need for healthy habits in childhood
Drug Gives Big Survival Boost Against Type of Advanced Breast Cancer
Women with HER2-positive tumors gained an average 16 more months of life with Perjeta, study finds
Rat Study Suggests Light at Night Might Hamper Breast Cancer Therapy
Tumors in rodents exposed to dim light seemed to develop resistance to a common cancer drug
Doctors' Group Issues Painkiller Guidelines
Narcotics too risky in many cases, American Academy of Neurology says
Emotional Life Lingers for Alzheimer's Patients, Even as Memory Fades
Study found that feelings tied to a loved one's visits remain, even if patient soon fails to recall the event
Too Many Heart Scans May Pose Radiation Risks, Cardiologists Say
American Heart Association urges doctors to make sure patient understands dangers, test is appropriate
Pediatricians Endorse IUDs, Implants for Teen Birth Control
These methods are more reliable than condoms, birth control pills, experts say
40 States, District of Columbia Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets Kids
Health officials also investigating whether germ is tied to cases of muscle weakness in 9 Colorado children
Health Tip: Building a Safe Swing Set
Make sure anchors are below ground
ADHD Can Hamper School Performance as Early as 2nd Grade, Study Says
Researchers report problems with reading, math, social skills
After-School Exercise Yields Brain Gains: Study
Findings suggest physical education, recess may improve academic success
Scientists Detect Early Sign of Pancreatic Cancer
Finding might lead one day to test for a disease that's hard to detect before advanced stages
Avoid the Fall Sports Injury Trap
Most common injuries come from overuse, experts say
Ban Electronics in Kids' Bedrooms, Expert Says
Electronic lights, action keep kids up at night and can impact school performance
Daytime May Be Better for Gallbladder Removal
Night surgeries linked to more invasive procedures, study finds
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Set for Saturday
Sites will accept medicines no longer needed that pose risks if accidentally consumed, stolen, misused
Preemies May Have Stronger Immune Systems Than Suspected
Study finds infant's cells can mount inflammatory response to bacteria
Behavioral Therapy Deemed Best for Social Phobia
But finding a specialist isn't easy, experts say
Health Tip: Keep Your Child's Weight Down
Or he could become obese later
Obese Teen Boys May Make Less Once They Enter Workforce: Study
Bullying may be to blame, but research doesn't prove cause-and-effect
Stress Might Be Even More Unhealthy for the Obese
Repeated exposure tied to escalation of inflammatory protein levels, but only in overweight people, study finds
Breast-Feeding May Cut Risk for Aggressive Breast Cancer in Black Women
Finding was specific to tough-to-treat estrogen receptor-negative tumors, researchers say
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