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Farmers' Market Vouchers May Help Poorer Families Eat Healthier
Special incentives encourage consumption of fruits and vegetables, study says
Study Links Shift Work to Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
Researchers cite many possible reasons for the effect, including hormonal changes
Bacteria in Semen May Affect HIV Transmission, Levels: Study
As natural bacterial 'diversity' lessened, HIV viral load increased in infected men, researchers say
Teenage Boys Want Intimacy, Not Just Sex, Survey Finds
Small study revealed most younger males more interested in closeness, trust with a girl
Parents of Obese Kids Often View Them as Healthy
They're more likely to change their children's diet than encourage exercise, study finds
Female Triathletes May Face Health Problems Such as Incontinence
Doctors should be alert for pelvic floor disorders, researcher says
Is Coffee Aggravating Your Hot Flashes?
Researchers suggest women skip caffeine if they're bothered by menopausal symptoms
Health Tip: Keep Youngsters Outside the Pool
To help prevent drowning
Many Kids With Medicaid Use ER as Doctor's Office: CDC
Pediatrician says many physicians won't accept the publicly funded insurance plan
Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says
Agency urges doctors to recommend it along with other routine immunizations
Young Readers, Tomorrow's Leaders?
Study suggests link between early reading skills and later intelligence
Good Odds for Those Who Need Bone Marrow Donor, Study Finds
Most blood cancer patients will find an acceptable match through bone marrow registry
Painful, Itchy Patches Could Be Sign of Skin Cancer
But it's likely to be the non-melanoma type, dermatologist says
Parent's Death May Raise Risk of Early Death for Grown Children, Study Suggests
Odds of dying prematurely 50 percent higher in adults who'd lost a parent in childhood, researchers report
Acetaminophen May Not Help Against Back Pain, Study Contends
The common pain reliever, best known as Tylenol, showed no effect in Australian trial
Many Obese U.S. Kids Think They're Thinner Than They Are
They won't take steps to reach a healthy weight if they don't see the problem, experts note
Weight Loss Surgery May Help Ease Urinary Incontinence
Nearly two-thirds of women had significant improvement of their symptoms, researchers report
Gene Study Gives New Insight Into Puberty in Girls
Findings may also provide clues on biology of diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, researcher says
Many U.S. Male Soldiers Had Troubled Childhoods, Study Finds
Men who served after draft was dropped were twice as likely to report past abuse, trauma as their civilian peers
Routine Pulse Check May Prevent Second Stroke, Study Says
Patients, relatives can get reliable results, researchers find
Health Tip: Eating for Your Age
Suggestions for men in their 60s
2 Courts, 2 Different Decisions on Key Obamacare Provision
Rulings conflict over subsidies for people who bought insurance through HealthCare.gov, the federal website
Gene Discoveries Could Shed New Light on Schizophrenia
Suspect DNA often tied to neurological 'pathways' centered on brain cell communication, experts say
High-Salt Diets Could Double Risk of Heart Woes for Diabetics
Risk even greater for people whose diabetes isn't well-controlled, study finds
Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg Clots
Catheter-directed thrombolysis may carry higher risk of bleeding than conventional treatment, researchers say
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