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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Early Family Deaths May Create 'Grief Gap' for Blacks
E-Cigarettes Not a Smoking Deterrent for Kids
U.S. Deaths From Cervical Cancer May Be Underestimated
Language Barrier May Keep Some Hispanics From Good Diabetes Care
Safeguards May Be Reducing Serious Catheter Infections
Gestational Diabetes a Risk Factor for Postpartum Depression: Study
When College Kids Surf the Web in Class, Grades Fall
Does 'Juvy' Confinement Jeopardize Long-Term Health?
Could Obesity Undermine Memory Training in Older Adults?
Health Highlights: Jan. 23, 2017
Health Tip: Ward Off Infection From Ear Piercing
Health Tip: Choosing a Pest Control Service
2 GOP Senators Unveil Obamacare Alternative
Obamacare Boosted Coverage for the Chronically Ill, Study Finds
Jet Lag a Drag on Pro Baseball Players
When Loved One Has Breast Cancer, Partner Suffers, Too
Exercise Rates Often Decline After Cancer Diagnosis
Smokers Unleash Harms on Their Pets
Best Ways to Steer Clear of the Flu
Flu Cases Starting to Spread: CDC
Childhood Asthma May Encourage Obesity, Study Suggests
Screen Time May Not Be So Bad for Teens After All
Many With Advanced Lung Cancer Don't Get Treatments That Might Help
Stress May Explain Digestive Issues in Kids With Autism
8 People Infected in Rare U.S. Outbreak of Rat Virus
Ebola Blood Test May Help Predict Survival Chances
Are U.S. Med Schools Skimping on Obesity Training?
Many Women With Eating Disorders Do Recover, Study Finds
Poverty Harder on Women's Hearts, Research Shows
Your Health Record in a Heartbeat?
Obamacare Covered More People With Mental Illness, Addictions
Trulance Approved for Chronic Constipation
Health Highlights: Jan. 20, 2017
Health Tip: Wash Hands Often
Health Tip: Feeling Under the Weather?
Abortions in Texas Dropped Dramatically After Restrictions
Genital Herpes Vaccine Shows Promise in Animal Trials
Nearly Half of U.S. Men Infected With HPV, Study Finds
Many With Mental Illness Miss Out on HIV Tests
Brain-Training May Help Ease Ringing in the Ears
U.S. Health Care Costs From Birth Defects Total Almost $23 Billion a Year
Food Stamp Use Linked to Raised Early Death Risk in Study
Study Ties Inflammation, Gut Bacteria to Type 1 Diabetes
17 Million U.S. Adults May Have Tough-to-Spot High Blood Pressure
Skin Cancer Cream Linked to 5 Dog Deaths: FDA
Most Cow's Milk Baby Formulas Don't Up Risk of Type 1 Diabetes
Truckers' Poor Health: An Accident Waiting to Happen?
Health Highlights: Jan. 19, 2017
Health Tip: Help Young Athletes Avoid Malnutrition
Health Tip: Don't Waste Food
MRIs Might Help Guide Preemies' Neurological Care
Too Much Sitting Ages You Faster
FDA Offers Guidance on Fish Intake for Kids, Pregnant Women
Could Grilled, Smoked Meats Lower Survival After Breast Cancer?
Men: Here Are Ways to Healthier, Younger-Looking Skin
Soft Robotic Sleeve Shows Promise for Failing Hearts
Know the Risks, Warning Signs of Ovarian Cancer
Forward-Thinking Tips for Back Pain
Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Sight-Stealing Eye Condition
Plastic Surgeons Often Miss Patients' Mental Disorders
Implanted Defibrillators Benefit Seniors: Study
Short Stretches of Exercise May Have Anti-Inflammatory Effect
Hospital-Related Delirium May Help Worsen Dementia
Incentives May Spur Poor Families to Buy More Fruits, Veggies
Health Highlights: Jan. 18, 2017
Health Tip: Investing in Your Fitness
Health Tip: Get Moving Toward a Healthier You
Even a Little Daily Activity May Boost Colon Cancer Survival: Study
Working Out? Don't Bring Your Cellphone
Obamacare Repeal Could Bring Many More Uninsured, Higher Premiums
Ticks Carrying Lyme Disease Confirmed in Eastern National Parks
Hispanics, Blacks Less Likely to Get High Blood Pressure Treatment: Study
Steep Rise in Births to U.S. Women Using Opioids
1 in 3 Adults Diagnosed With Asthma May Not Have It: Study
Postpartum Depression Affects New Dads, Too
Monkey Study Boosts Theory That Fewer Calories Can Extend Life
Steep Bills Surprise Patients Who Go 'Out-of-Network'
Should More Kids Have Their Tonsils Out?
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome a Global Problem: Report
High Blood Pressure May Not Be All Bad in the Elderly: Study
Why Winter Weather Brings More Flu
Higher Risk of Heart Disease for Blacks in Poorer Neighborhoods
Health Highlights: Jan. 17, 2017
Health Tip: Make Sleep a Priority
Health Tip: Stick With Your Healthy-Eating Resolution
For a Colicky Baby, You Might Give Acupuncture a Try
Medical Groups Raise Blood Pressure Rx Threshold for Healthy Adults Over 60
'Superbug' May Be More Widespread Than Thought
Can HIV Drugs Boost Syphilis Risk?
James Bond Has Kicked Butts, But His Co-Stars Haven't
Kids Born to Opioid-Addicted Moms Seem to Fare Poorly in School
Parents Have Mixed Views on When to Keep Sick Kids Out of School
Can Coffee Perk Up Heart Health, Too?
IRS Reminds Millions About Fines for Not Signing Up for Obamacare
Debunking Winter Weather Myths
First Stop for Scuba Divers: The Dentist's Office?
Most Smokers With Mental Illness Want to Kick the Habit
Health Highlights: Jan. 16, 2017
Health Tip: Use Ice to Ease Ankle Sprain Pain
Health Tip: Ward Off Infections During Pregnancy
Taking the Bite Out of Frostbite
Pediatricians Offer Heads-Up for Preventing Soccer Injuries
House Joins Senate in Bid to Repeal Obamacare
'Superbug' Resistant to All Antibiotics Killed Nevada Woman
Flu Tightens Its Hold on the Nation
Study Questions 'Fecal Transplant' Treatment for Gut Infection
1 in 5 U.S. Gun Owners Avoided Background Check: Study
Head for the Hills With Sled Safety in Mind
Heavy Kids Fare Worse in One Way After Surgery
Many College Women Ignore Indoor Tanning's Risks
Airway Differences May Explain Why Asthma Can Be More Serious for Blacks
Watching Others 'Vape' May Trigger Urge to Smoke
Kids' Use of Artificial Sweeteners Spiked in Recent Years
Common Viruses a Deadly Threat at Nursing Homes
Health Highlights: Jan. 13, 2017
Health Tip: Help Prevent Skin Infections
Health Tip: Cutting Out Caffeine?
Senate Starts Obamacare Repeal Process
U.S. Report Cites the Good and Bad on Marijuana
Sushi Lovers, Beware: Tapeworm Now Found in U.S. Salmon
Could Mom's Pre-Pregnancy Blood Pressure Predict Baby's Gender?
Pregnancy OK for Most Women With Congenital Heart Conditions: Report
Doctors Describe First U.S. Case of Locally Acquired Zika in Pregnancy
Scientists Create Mosquitoes Resistant to Dengue Virus
Rural Americans at Higher Risk of 5 Preventable Causes of Death: CDC
Wearable Sensors May Spot Illness Before Symptoms Start
Cold-Weather Foot Care Key for Diabetics
Brain Deficits in Preemies May Start Before Birth
Most of Canada's Packaged Foods, Drinks Have Added Sugars
Link Seen Between Concussions and Alzheimer's
Health Highlights: Jan. 12, 2017
Health Tip: Help Young Children Make Healthy Changes
Health Tip: Concerned About Constipation?
Medical Experts Alarmed at Trump's Reported Support of Vaccine Skeptic
'Chemo Brain' Lasts for Months in Many Breast Cancer Survivors
'Stress Ball' in Your Brain May Be Key to Heart Risks
Despite Pledges, No Improvement in Chain Restaurant Kids' Menus: Study
PG-13 Movies Show More Gun Violence Than R-Rated Films: Study
Can Brain Scans Help Doctors Navigate Epilepsy Surgery?
Blood Levels of Meat-Linked Chemical Tied to Odds of Heart Trouble
High Blood Pressure Often Undiagnosed, Untreated
How to Spot a Common, Potentially Dangerous, Childhood Illness
The Etiquette of Achoo!
Migraine Linked to Higher Stroke Risk After Surgery
Protecting Ankles, Feet From Winter's Assaults
Want to Leave Dinner Feeling Full? Bring on the Beans
Health Highlights: Jan. 11, 2017
Health Tip: Floss Properly
Health Tip: Eat a Protein-Rich Breakfast
High Health Care Deductibles Take Toll on Family Finances
Tobacco Use Costs World 6 Million Lives, $1 Trillion Annually: Report
Lots of Red Meat May Be Tied to Gut Disorder in Men
Government-Backed Salt Reduction Efforts Could Deliver Big Health Pay Day
High Blood Pressure Increasing Worldwide
Brisk Walk May Help Sidestep Heart Disease
Kids' Care May Suffer When Parents Clash With Medical Staff
Native Americans Make Progress Against Diabetes Complication
Lower-Income Girls in U.S. Feel Unprepared for Puberty
Common Virus May Have Ties to Type 1 Diabetes
New Guidelines Reaffirm Prenatal Folic Acid to Curb Birth Defects
Joints Achy? Don't Blame Mother Nature
Health Highlights: Jan. 10, 2017
Health Tip: Improve Your Diet
Health Tip: Coping With Hair Loss
Study Casts More Doubt on Value of Mammograms
'Weekend Warriors' Can Still Stretch Their Life Spans
Can Teeth Repair Themselves Without Fillings?
Special Diet May Be Boon for Kids With Crohn's, Colitis
Obamacare Boosts Breast Cancer Screening, Study Finds
Are Heartburn Meds During Pregnancy Linked to Asthma in Kids?
Warmer Waters May Mean More Toxic Shellfish
Scans Hint at Running's Brain Benefits, Even When Young
Poverty's Impact on a Child's Mental Health
'Button' Batteries Pose Serious Risk to Children
Exercise: An Antidote for Behavioral Issues in Students?
Kids' Asthma Flareups Fall Off After No-Smoking Laws
Do Genes Steer You to a Partner With Similar Schooling?
More Americans Questioning Safety of E-Cigarettes
Health Highlights: Jan. 9, 2017
Health Tip: Get Enough Vitamin C
Health Tip: Protecting Your Health