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CDC Warns of Listeria Danger From Caramel Apples
Outbreak has sickened 28 people in 10 states; 4 have died and 26 have been hospitalized, agency says
Could Bacteria Play a Role in Colon Cancer?
Bacterial 'bunches' were prevalent on colon polyps, cancers, study found
Lynparza Approved for Advanced Ovarian Cancer
Associated with genetic defect
E-Cigarettes Less Addictive Than Regular Cigarettes, Study Finds
Users report fewer cravings, less irritability
FDA Approves First in New Class of Drugs for Advanced Ovarian Cancer
Agency also gives OK to genetic test used to identify eligible patients
Cocaine, Amphetamines May Up Injection Drug Users' Suicide Risk
These substances doubled the likelihood of an attempt, study says
Older Cars a Bad Choice for Younger Drivers
Study found nearly half of teen crashes involved cars more than a decade old
Preschoolers Need Eye Screening, Experts Say
Testing recommended annually from age 3 to 6
Loss of Teeth Linked to Physical, Mental Decline in Study
Researchers say association was strongest among 60- to 74-year-olds
Cancer Treatment Costs Weigh Heavily on Patients, Study Finds
Researchers say half of people treated struggle to pay medical bills
'Homing Signal' in Brain Helps Humans Navigate, Research Shows
Finding may explain why some people are less likely to get lost than others
Severe Hot Flashes During Menopause May Raise Hip Fracture Risk Later: Study
Researchers suspect that more marked hormonal changes may explain possible connection
Many Flu Infections Aren't Good Match for Vaccine: CDC
But health officials still urge people to get inoculated because the shot should offer some protection
Smog Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Autism Risk
Expert notes, however, that potential threat is small
Some Blood Types Might Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study
But experts question value of finding when so many other risk factors for disease can be changed
Xtoro Approved for Swimmer's Ear
Infection's symptoms include pain, swelling and redness
Being Fit Keeps Blood Pressure in Check
Those in poorest shape were more likely to have high blood pressure, study found
Health Tip: Eating Disorder Can Hurt Your Child
Here are possible health consequences
Can You Balance on One Leg? You May Have Lower Stroke Risk
Inability to stand on one foot for 20-plus seconds could suggest brain vessel damage, study contends
Arriving Now at Gate 42: Measles
CDC report of transmission in U.S. air terminal shows how easily the virus can spread
Frail Elderly Might Benefit From High-Dose Flu Shot
Ramped-up vaccine elicits greater immune response, study finds
Most States Not Ready to Handle Infectious Disease Outbreaks: Report
Ebola, mumps, other illnesses suggest public health systems need strengthening, researchers say
Scratch From Pet Rat Kills Child; CDC Warns of Risk
'Rat-bite fever' also sickened 16 others in 2000-2012 in San Diego County alone, report noted
Many People Misuse Devices for Asthma, Allergic Reaction
Memory of correct way to use inhalers, epinephrine pens faded over time, researchers report
Common Painkillers May Help Prevent Certain Skin Cancers, Study Finds
But medications such as ibuprofen pose their own risks, experts say
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