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Even Normal-Weight Teens Can Have Dangerous Eating Disorders, Study Finds
Researchers saw a nearly 6-fold rise in patients who met all criteria of anorexia except being underweight
2 Cases Suggest Stem Cell Transplant Might Ease 'Stiff Person' Syndrome
Rare condition causes 'tin soldier' gait, uncontrolled muscle spasms, researchers say
Deep Brain Stimulation Safe for Older Parkinson's Patients: Study
Rates of complications did not rise with age, researchers report
Heart Studies Don't Reflect Real-World Patients, Study Finds
Participants are healthier, possibly skewing results
Hormone Might Help Preemies' Brains
But one expert says more evidence on EPO is needed
Playing Video Game May Boost MS Patients' Balance: Study
Research suggests regular use of Wii accessory might rewire the brain
When It Comes to a Growing Child, the Brain Comes First
Needs of the developing human brain trump physical growth, research suggests
Ban Indoor Use of E-Cigarettes, U.N. Health Agency Says
Recommendation comes a day after similar calls for regulation by American Heart Association
Steer Clear of Dietary Supplements for Concussions: FDA
Agency warns that no evidence supports claims of faster recovery from a head injury
Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks
Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults
Lack of Protective Gear Leaves Medics at Risk in Ebola Outbreak: Study
Researchers report shortages of gloves, masks existed in Liberia, Sierra Leone years before latest epidemic
Health Tip: Teaching Your Child About Food Allergies
Communicate the warning signs
Hospital Admission Day Tied to Outcomes for Children With Leukemia
Those admitted on weekend after first diagnosis have more complications, study finds
Pediatricians Offer New Dental Recommendations
American Academy of Pediatrics urges fluoride use on first teeth to prevent decay
Heart Failure Patients Wind Up in ER Too Often: Study
Finding illustrates need for better outpatient care, researchers say
Bullying Starts Before School Years Begin, Study Finds
And obese boys more likely to be both bully and bullied than slimmer peers, researchers report
Today's Parents Less Able to Spot Obesity in Their Kids: Study
Research suggests they aren't recognizing overweight in children as readily as they did in years past
'Sleep Drunkenness' Is Common and Linked to Other Behavior Issues
But condition remains poorly defined and little understood, researcher says
Start School Later for Older Kids, Pediatricians Urge
Opening bell should be no earlier than 8:30, says Academy of Pediatrics
Study Questions Value of Certain Knee Surgeries
For age-related meniscus tears, physical therapy and meds may work as well as arthroscopy
E-Cigarettes Should Be Regulated Like Tobacco: American Heart Association
Group's policy statement also calls for ban on marketing, sales to young people
Number of Young Non-Smokers Who Tried E-Cigs Tripled in 2 Years
CDC report also finds that teens who used the devices were more likely to say they would try smoking
Health Tip: Manage Stress to Keep Diabetes in Check
Get regular exercise
Mental Decline a Risk Factor for Stroke, Study Suggests
Link may lie in impaired blood circulation to the brain, researchers say
What Parents Need to Know About Sports Participation
Carefully assess the school's athletic program, expert advises
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