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Brain Abnormality Spotted in Many SIDS Babies
But finding is too preliminary to say it causes the deadly condition, experts say
Daily Physical Activity May Help Lower Parkinson's Risk
Six hours a week of household chores or commuting seem protective, study finds
Parents Need to Take Lead on Teen Concussion Prevention
Expert advises protective gear, and baseline concussion testing for athletes
ER Visits on the Rise, Study Reports
About 96 percent of patients need medical care within two hours
Most Americans With HIV Don't Have Virus Under Control, CDC Says
U.S. experts cite indifference, lack of access to care
Study Uncovers Vultures' Gastronomical Secrets
Birds' guts have evolved, allowing them to consume dangerous bacteria, experts say
FDA Advisory Panel Says Steroid Shots for Back Pain Can Continue
Experts decided against backing any new warning label for controversial injections
Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens
Researchers find odds raised in both boys and girls developing sooner than peers
Teens Given Anxiety, Sleep Meds May Be at Risk for Drug Abuse
Study finds illicit drug use more likely after their prescribed medications run out
Yogurt Every Day May Help Keep Diabetes Away
Study found modest effect against the disease, but experts say overall healthy diet is still best approach
Calorie Counts Mandated at Chain Restaurants, FDA Says
Rules also apply to theater popcorn, bakeries and ice cream parlors
New Device May Make Mammograms More Comfortable
Less pain was reported in study, while image quality was still preserved, researcher says
Full-Day Preschool Beats Part-Day for School Preparedness
Full-time program for youngest tots boosts test scores, attendance: study
Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study
If damaged skin exposed to peanut proteins in household dust, chances of allergy higher, researcher says
Adult-Sized ATVs Deadly for Kids, Report Shows
Study highlights risks associated with all-terrain vehicles
Eczema Cases Rising Among U.S. Children: Report
For most, proper skin care and topical treatments help, experts say
Kids' Bag Lunches Not Meeting Nutrition Guidelines: Study
Second study found that providing classroom breakfast didn't improve grades, though longer-term studies are needed
Health Tip: Getting Active Indoors
Get 60 minutes of exercise inside
Jogging May Help Seniors Walk Better
Study found that the high-aerobic activity of running helped people walk more efficiently
More Advanced Emergency Care May Be Worse for Cardiac Arrest Victims: Study
Good CPR, getting to hospital fast resulted in better outcomes than using sophisticated methods
Childhood Obesity Brings Host of Health Problems, Researchers Report
High blood pressure, liver problems and heart disease risk upped in heavy kids
Obese Employees Miss More Work, Study Finds
Additional missed days cost U.S. economy more than $8 billion a year, researchers report
FDA Adds 'Boxed Warning' to Devices Used to Remove Uterine Fibroids
Risk of spreading unsuspected cancers prompted new warnings, agency says
Some Newly Insured Under 'Obamacare' May Have Trouble Finding Doctors
In certain markets, wary physicians, narrow provider networks pose obstacles to care
Talk Therapy Linked To Lower Suicide Risk
Danish study finds multiple sessions help prevent repeat attempts at ending life
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