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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Don't Punish Pregnant Women for Opioid Use, Docs Say
Most Parents Don't Think They're Meeting Kids' Nutritional Needs
Self-Checks Help Spot Melanoma's Return
There's Fun and Fitness in the Pool for Asthmatic Kids
Stress Buster
Health Highlights: Feb. 20, 2017
Health Tip: Reducing Your Heart Disease Risk
Health Tip: Stay Safe During Winter Sports
The Short- and Long-Term Prognosis for Obamacare
Tired of the Ups and Downs of Yo-Yo Dieting?
Kids' OD Risk Rises When Opioids Left Out at Home
Same-Sex Marriage Laws Tied to Fewer Teen Suicides
Does Mercury in Fish Play a Role in ALS?
Don't Skip Veggies in Winter
Stem Cell Transplants May Help Some With Multiple Sclerosis
Kids Born to Older Moms Score Higher on Thinking Tests
Staying Socially Active Nourishes the Aging Brain
Repeat Head Hits May Not Put NFL Players at Risk of Motor Problems
Ready for Spring Break? Have Fun But Play It Safe
Is Surgery Always Needed for Kids' Appendicitis?
Lingering Baby Weight? Don't Blame the Pregnancy
Chronic Pain More Likely for Poor, Less Educated: Study
Anti-Addiction Meds Given in ER Can Help Battle Abuse
How to Control Mold, Avoid Allergies
Low-Fat Meal May Boost Costly Cancer Drug
For a Fun and Safe Tropical Getaway, Plan Ahead
Docs More Likely to Prescribe Antibiotics If Patients Expect Them
Heart, Lung Problems May Not Always Need ICU Care
'Love Hormone' Helps Dads and Babies Bond
Health Highlights: Feb. 17, 2017
Health Tip: Coping With TMJ
Health Tip: Get a Massage
Flu Vaccine a Pretty Good Match for Viruses This Year: CDC
Post-Menopausal? Give Exercise a Try
Hey Fellas, Depression Can Strike New Dads, Too
Dealing With Diabetes Distress
Cutting Salt a Health Boost for Kidney Patients
HRT Won't Lower Women's Alzheimer's Risk, Study Finds
Possible Drawback to Gluten-Free: Toxic Metals
Imaging Study Confirms Brain Differences in People With ADHD
FDA Approves Injectable Psoriasis Drug for Tough Cases
Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes Poses Risks for Mom, Baby
Vitamin D Linked to Lower Risk of Respiratory Infections
When Cocaine's in the Mix, Safe Sex May Not Be
Vitamin D Pumps Up Muscles
Siliq Approved for Plaque Psoriasis
Health Highlights: Feb. 16, 2017
Health Tip: Feeling Tense?
Health Tip: Give Your Kids Bone-Building Food
Some Docs May Help Fuel Opioid Abuse Epidemic
More 'Extreme Preemies' Are Surviving
Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Obese Patients Beat Diabetes
Experimental Test Can Spot Autism in Infancy
Rude, Disrespectful Surgeons May Also Be More Error-Prone: Study
Trump Administration Rolls Out New Obamacare Rules
Germs, Mold Found in Some Medical Pot
Shocks From Implanted Defibrillators Trigger Health Costs of Their Own
America in 2017: Pass the Prozac, Please
Student-Athletes Don't Have to Be Hit By Injuries
Small Study Uncovers Brain Disease in Former Soccer Players
Teens May Go Hungry as Poorest Families Struggle to Feed Kids
Health Highlights: Feb. 15, 2017
Health Tip: Maintain Posture for Step Training
Health Tip: Enjoy Beans
Zika Lingers in Semen for Less Time Than Thought: Study
Heart Disease Could Cost U.S. $1 Trillion Per Year By 2035: Report
Geneticists Get to the Roots of Hair Loss in Men
Immunotherapy Not a Quick Fix for Hay Fever
'Cooling Caps' May Halt Chemo-Linked Hair Loss
Marriage: A Way to Divorce Yourself From Stress?
Genes Tied to Belly Size Also Linked to Heart Disease
Screen Time and Teen Time
Low-Income Kids More Likely to Have ADHD, Asthma
Some Partners Need Extra Loving This Valentine's Day
Heart Disease Affects Far More Than the Heart
Does a Baby's Sex Affect Mom's Immunity During Pregnancy?
5 Ways Women Can Cut Their Heart Attack Risk
Health Highlights: Feb. 14, 2017
Health Tip: Eat Your Antioxidants
Health Tip: Culprits Behind Stained Teeth
Try Drug-Free Options First for Low Back Pain, New Guidelines Say
The Motherlode of 'Mother Love' Chemicals
Mediterranean Diet Plus Olive Oil a Boost to Heart Health?
Tougher Alcohol Laws Mean Fewer Young People Killed on the Road
The Best Place to Find Your Valentine
Many Seniors Take Multiple Meds That Can Affect the Brain
Gay Men Less Likely to Have Safe Sex Now: Survey
Needed: An 'Action Plan' for Kids Prone to Severe Allergic Reactions
Tiny Babies May Face Mental Health Problems Later
Eczema May Leave Some Flu Shots Less Effective, Study Finds
FDA Issues Warning About Balloon Obesity Treatments
Beware Heart Attack Risk From Shoveling Snow
The 'Selfie' Paradox
Stress Buster
Health Highlights: Feb. 13, 2017
Health Tip: Protect Kids in Cold Weather
Health Tip: Keep Neck Pain in Check
Be Your Child's Valentine
How to Stay on Your Feet During Slippery Winter Conditions
Senate Confirms Rep. Tom Price as Health Secretary
What's Next for the Obamacare Insurance Exchanges?
Flu Cases Spiking Across the United States: CDC
Pop! Goes That Balloon, and Maybe Your Hearing
Cancer Survivors Gain From Web-Based Health Care
Air Pollution May Raise Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Low Back Pain? Relax, Breathe and Try Yoga
Daylight Savings Time May Lower Chances of IVF Success for Some: Study
Driving Skills May Suffer Even After Concussion Symptoms Subside
Amphetamine Abuse Abuses the Heart
Winning the Veggie Wars With Kids
Health Highlights: Feb. 10, 2017
Health Tip: Daily Routine Can Minimize Stress
Health Tip: Eating a Healthy Diet
Do Older Guys Always Prefer Younger Women? Maybe Not
Divorce May Shrink an Older Woman's Waistline…
Skimp on Sleep and You Just May Wind Up Sick
Naps May Sharpen a Preschooler's Language Skills
College Students Seem to Take Longer to Recover From Concussion
Space Reshapes Astronauts' Brains: Study
Drinking Peroxide as 'Natural' Cure Leads to Dangerous Blood Clots
Non-English Speakers Less Likely to Be on Kidney Transplant List
Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Some Recurrent Miscarriages
Many Women Skip Mammograms After False-Positive Result
Heart-Healthy Tips for Your Grocery List
Preemies Bombarded With Noise in First Weeks of Life
Emflaza Approved for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Health Highlights: Feb. 9, 2017
Health Tip: Going Outside in Winter Weather
Health Tip: Learn About Mold
Whole-Grain Foods May Help You Stay Slim
Is It Parkinson's or Something Else? Blood Test Might Tell
8 Ways to Help Kids Dodge Germs
Calcium Buildup in Young Arteries May Signal Heart Attack Risk
Brain Differences Hint at Why Autism Is More Common in Males
Harsh Parenting Can Backfire With Bad Behavior From Teens
Opioids and Alcohol a Dangerous Cocktail
Gym Membership Makes Your Heart Fitter, Too
E-Cigs May Be 'Bridge' to Teens' Tobacco Use
Toxic Metals Found in E-Cigarette Liquid
Smoke-Free Public Housing Cuts Secondhand Fumes
Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll Trigger Same Good Feelings in Brain
Drought May Beckon Bigger West Nile Outbreaks
Health Highlights: Feb. 8, 2017
Health Tip: Logging Your Exercise
Health Tip: Trouble Flexing a Finger?
For Millions of Americans, Everyday Life Takes Toll on Their Hearing
A Plug Instead of a Snip for Male Birth Control?
Could Night Shifts, Heavy Lifting Impair a Woman's Fertility?
Too Few High-Risk Women Tested for Breast Cancer Gene: Survey
Sickle Cell Trait in Blacks Can Skew Diabetes Test Results
Screening, HPV Vaccine Can Prevent Cervical Cancer: FDA
Winter's No Reason to Hibernate: Head Outside for Some Sports Fun
U.S. Vaccine Guidelines for Flu, HPV Updated
Many Hospital Workers Are an Unhealthy Lot: Study
Too Many Americans Have High Blood Pressure, Doctors Warn
U.S. Legislation Boosted Access to Autism Services, With No Added Cost to Families
Know Your Heart's Numbers
When Counting Calories, Consider the Cream and Sugar
Health Highlights: Feb. 7, 2017
Health Tip: Get Active With a Jump Rope
Health Tip: Have an Unusual Breakfast
E-Cigarettes May Be Less Toxic Than Tobacco, Study Suggests
Terminally Ill Obese People Less Likely to Get Hospice Care
U.S. Teens Lag on Recommended Vaccinations
Weight Loss Tied to Lower Risk of Uterine Cancer
Pet Meds Sending Kids to the ER
1 in 4 Teen E-Cigarette Users Has Tried 'Dripping'
Most Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancers Enjoy Good Sexual Health
New Flu Vaccines for Dogs Unleashed in Lab
For Elderly Needing Home Medical Care, Are Nurse Practitioners the Answer?
Think You're Allergic to Penicillin? Check Again
Undocumented Immigrants Often Face Tough Health Care Choices
Hospitalizations for Common Heart Rhythm Problem on the Rise
For Kids, Regular Exercise Seems to Put Depression on the Run
Stress Busters
Newborn Screening Tests Approved
Health Highlights: Feb. 6, 2017
Health Tip: Fire Safety in the Kitchen
Health Tip: For Better Sleep, Watch What You Eat