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5 hours ago Too Many People Still Take Unneeded Antibiotics

1 in 3 prescriptions was unnecessary, while half of respiratory infection prescriptions were inappropriate

5 hours ago Healthy Hydration for Kids
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Kids need healthy drinks to fuel their growing bodies. Make a toast to good health with these smart choices from WebMD.

5 hours ago Additional Treatments for Pancreatic Cancer

Neither extra chemotherapy drug nor add-on radiation aided longevity in French trial

5 hours ago For ADHD, Start With Therapy, Not Drugs: CDC

Parents of hyperactive young children can help them improve through guidance, experts say

8 hours ago Yellow Fever Outbreak: Is the U.S. at Risk?
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An ongoing yellow fever outbreak in Africa has global health and infectious diseases experts concerned. The virus is mosquito-borne and can be deadly. WebMD has the details.

8 hours ago Too Many People Still Take Unneeded Antibiotics: Study

1 in 3 prescriptions was unnecessary, while half of respiratory infection prescriptions were inappropriate

8 hours ago Infant Colds, Infections and Type 1 Diabetes Risk

Study suggests a link, but researchers still don't understand the potential mechanisms

11 hours ago Opioid Epidemic Fueling Hospitalizations, Costs

New research sheds light on the growing costs to the health care system associated with painkiller and heroin abuse.

11 hours ago Desperate for Shut-Eye?

Physicians' group recommends cognitive behavioral therapy before drugs for insomnia

11 hours ago Expectant Mom's Flu Shot Protects 2

Infants benefit when a woman gets her influenza immunization during pregnancy, study confirms

Yesterday HS Football Players and Symptoms After Concussion

Meanwhile, youth league players most likely to return to field less than 24 hours after head injury

Yesterday Could Talk Therapy Ease Chemo Memory Issues?

Researchers suggest their approach could improve survivors' quality of life

Yesterday Non-Obese Report Better Mood, Libido After Dieting

Calorie cutters said their sleep and relationships improved, too

Yesterday Officials Report First Zika Death in Puerto Rico

Scientists aren't sure exactly what triggered widespread infections in the Americas

Yesterday Seniors' Worsening Depression May Predict Dementia

Study suggests a common underlying cause in some, but not all, cases

Yesterday Pesticide Spraying Tied to Higher Autism Rates?

But researcher said finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect connection

Yesterday More U.S. Kids Have Chronic Health Problems: Study

Low-income children are experiencing the biggest increases, researchers report

Apr 29 Today's Hair Style Could Cause Hair Loss Tomorrow
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Black women who prefer scalp-pulling hairdos seem especially at risk, study indicates

Apr 29 Health Highlights: April 29, 2016

First Commercial Zika Test Approved by FDA

Apr 29 Avoid Food Poisoning? There's an App for That

USDA product helps consumers track expiration dates

Apr 29 Smog May Boost Risk for Several Cancers

Study finds even small increases in pollution raised overall odds of dying from disease by 22 percent

Apr 29 First Zika Death Reported in Puerto Rico

Scientists aren't sure exactly what triggered widespread infections in the Americas

Apr 29 Generic Crestor Approved by FDA

Generic Crestor Approved by FDA

Apr 29 12 Healthy Snacks Kids Will Love
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Have you run out of ideas for kids’ snacks that are both healthy and delicious? Try these creative combos from WebMD.

Apr 29 16 Breakfasts Kids Will Love
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With hectic mornings, it’s easy to skimp on breakfast. Check out WebMD's tasty, healthy options your kids (and you!) won’t be able to resist.

Apr 29 Teen Birth Rate at Record Low in U.S.

They're delaying sex, using more effective birth control, CDC researcher says

Apr 29 Building Muscle Could Boost the Most Important One

People with heart disease should prioritize weight training over weight loss, study says

Apr 29 Many Manly Men Avoid Needed Health Care

Gender stereotypes can have dangerous consequences, research suggests

Apr 29 Kids of Older Moms May Have a Leg Up on Peers

They tend to be taller, better educated, and societal changes over time may be behind trend, study suggests

Apr 29 First Commercial Zika Test Approved by FDA

First Commercial Zika Test Approved by FDA