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Jan 20 Flu Cases Starting to Spread: CDC

Illness now being reported in middle sections of the country

Jan 20 Childhood Asthma May Encourage Obesity

Fear of flare-ups might spur kids to limit physical activity, specialists say

Jan 20 Many Women With Eating Disorders Do Recover: Study

But it may take years or longer, researchers acknowledge

Jan 20 17M May Have Tough-to-Spot High Blood Pressure

'Masked' hypertension doesn't show up in a doctor's office, so home monitoring is needed, researchers say

Jan 20 Screen Time May Not Be So Bad for Teens After All

Those who spend hours on smartphones, computers, TV can still flourish, develop social skills, study finds

Jan 20 How Do You Catch a Cold or the Flu?
woman sneezing

Arm yourself with these helpful facts to stay healthy all year long.

Jan 20 Skin Cancer Cream Linked to 5 Dog Deaths: FDA

Even ingesting small amounts of fluorouracil can kill family pets, agency warns

Jan 20 Brain-Training May Help Ease Ringing in the Ears

Study found computer-based program seemed to allow people to cope with tinnitus

Jan 19 Most Cow's Milk Formulas Don't Up Diabetes Risk

But one type of formula may be linked to greater chances if given in week 1, study suggests

Jan 19 Nearly Half of U.S. Men Infected With HPV

Although a vaccine is available, too few are getting it when young

Jan 19 Inflammation, Gut Bacteria Tied to Type 1 Diabetes

However, it's not yet clear if these factors actually cause the disease

Jan 19 Genital Herpes Vaccine Promising in Animal Trials

Two-pronged approach tested on lab monkeys, guinea pigs

Jan 19 Grilled, Smoked Meats and Breast Cancer Survival

Study can't prove cause and effect, but raises questions about beef, pork, lamb cooked at high temps

Jan 19 Three-Parent Baby Born to Infertile Couple

Three-Parent Baby Born to Infertile Couple

Jan 18 Too Much Sitting Ages You Faster

Cells of elderly sedentary women look much older than their actual age, study finds

Jan 18 Short Exercise Sessions May Decrease Inflammation

20 minutes on a treadmill linked to drop in immune cells tied to inflammation, study finds

Jan 18 FDA: New Fish Guidelines for Kids, Pregnant Women

Agency recommends 2-3 servings of 'best choices' weekly

Jan 18 Bills Surprise Patients Who Go 'Out-of-Network'

For example, anesthesiologists charge nearly 6 times the Medicare rate, study finds

Jan 18 Steep Rise in Births to U.S. Women Using Opioids

Few treatment programs deal with substance abuse in expectant moms, federal report says

Jan 18 Working Out? Don't Bring Your Cellphone

Researchers say talking and texting makes workout less efficient and throws you off-balance

Jan 18 Ticks Carrying Lyme Disease in Some National Parks

U.S. National Park Service and CDC advise using insect repellents on clothes and skin

Jan 18 Hot Chili Peppers May Extend Life

Hot Chili Peppers May Extend Life: Study

Jan 17 ACA Repeal: Many More Uninsured, Higher Premiums?

Nonpartisan report analyzes probable effects of a 2015 Congressional bill

Jan 17 U.S. Abortion Rate Drops to Lowest in Decades

U.S. Abortion Rate Drops to Lowest in Decades

Jan 17 1 in 3 Adults Diagnosed as Asthmatic May Not Be

Almost half did not get objective breathing test, researchers in Canada found

Jan 17 High Blood Pressure May Not Be All Bad in Elderly

Developing it after 80 might help prevent mental decline, research suggests

Jan 17 School Performance in Kids of Opioid-Addicted Moms

By 7th grade, 4 out of 10 failed to meet standards in at least one academic area, study finds

Jan 17 Can Coffee Perk Up Heart Health, Too?

In lab tests, caffeine blocked inflammatory response, but did not prove cause-and-effect

Jan 17 When Should Healthy Adults Be Treated for High BP?

Guidelines say therapy should begin after top number in reading meets or exceeds 150 mmHG, not 140

Jan 17 'Superbug' May Be More Widespread Than Thought

Study of 4 U.S. hospitals found wide variety of germs resistant to antibiotics of last resort