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Dec 19, 2014 E. Coli Germs Found on Farmers Market Herbs
Farming methods and plant species play role in

Nearly one-quarter of samples from West Coast vendors tested positive, study says

Dec 19, 2014 Half of Dr. Oz's Advice Unproven or Wrong: Study

Half of Dr. Oz's Advice Unproven or Wrong: Study

Dec 19, 2014 CDC Warns of Listeria Danger From Caramel Apples
Outbreak has sickened 28 people in 10 states; 4

Outbreak has sickened 28 people in 10 states; 4 have died and 26 have been hospitalized, agency says

Dec 19, 2014 FDA Approves First in New Class of Drugs for Advanced Ovarian Cancer
Blood test combined with ultrasound exam may help

Agency also gives OK to genetic test used to identify eligible patients

Dec 19, 2014 Only 4 in 10 Americans Eat Heart-Healthy Nuts Each Day, CDC Says
More study needed, but initial findings suggest a

Even fewer consume an amount thought to help curb heart disease, study found

Dec 19, 2014 Scratch From Pet Rat Kills Child; CDC Warns of Risk
Study authors say findings may someday help

'Rat-bite fever' also sickened 16 others in 2000-2012 in San Diego County alone, report noted

Dec 19, 2014 Some Blood Types Might Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study
But experts question value of finding when so

But experts question value of finding when so many other risk factors for disease can be changed

Dec 19, 2014 Loss of Teeth Linked to Physical, Mental Decline in Study
Study says sleeping with false teeth may raise

Researchers say association was strongest among 60- to 74-year-olds

Dec 19, 2014 E-Cigarettes Less Addictive Than Regular Cigarettes, Study Finds
But research design was flawed, critic says.

Users report fewer cravings, less irritability

Dec 18, 2014 Can You Balance on One Leg? You May Have Lower Stroke Risk
Inability to stand on one foot for 20-plus

Inability to stand on one foot for 20-plus seconds could suggest brain vessel damage, study contends

Dec 18, 2014 Expectant Dads May Also Have Hormonal Changes, Study Suggests
Three-fourths of women in small, early study had

Experts can't explain why testosterone levels of men declined early in partner's pregnancy

Dec 18, 2014 No Evidence Paleo Diet Matches Early Eating Habits

No Evidence Paleo Diet Matches Early Eating Habits

Dec 18, 2014 Common Painkillers May Help Prevent Certain Skin Cancers, Study Finds
But the occurrence is rare, and alternatives

But medications such as ibuprofen pose their own risks, experts say

Dec 18, 2014 Syphilis on the Rise Among Gay, Bisexual Men: CDC
Six out of 10 reported rape, stalking or other

Rates of chlamydia dip for the first time in 30 years

Dec 18, 2014 Stent Treatment May Lower Stroke Disability
Link was seen mostly in people with higher levels

Treatment must be given within 6 hours after a stroke starts, researchers say

Dec 18, 2014 Seniors Still Given Potentially Dangerous Sedatives: Study
High cure rates, few side effects may make this

Drugs such as Xanax, Valium tied to confusion and falls, experts say

Dec 18, 2014 Neurologists Say Jury Still Out on Medical Marijuana's Use for Brain Disorders
But, experts say small study is not conclusive,

Easing federal restrictions on pot research might help get answers, doctors say

Dec 18, 2014 Migraine May Raise Risk for Bell's Palsy, Study Suggests
Those around them don't take their attacks

The headaches were tied to a doubling of odds for the facial paralysis, researchers say

Dec 18, 2014 Many People Misuse Devices for Asthma, Allergic Reaction
People with jobs that exposed them to cleaning

Memory of correct way to use inhalers, epinephrine pens faded over time, researchers report

Dec 18, 2014 More children in the U.S. are getting type 1 diabetes, especially kids ages 5 to 9, according to new
Rising bar graph

More children in the U.S. are getting type 1 diabetes, especially kids ages 5 to 9, according to new research.

Dec 18, 2014 FDA Approves System to Make Donated Blood Safer

FDA Approves System to Make Donated Blood Safer

Dec 17, 2014 Health Highlights: Dec. 17, 2014

FDA Approves System to Make Donated Blood Safer

Dec 17, 2014 Cheap Natural Compound May Help Smokers Quit
Experts urge stopping at time of diagnosis, but

But cytisine isn't widely available, study authors note

Dec 17, 2014 Children With Eczema: How to Stop the Scratching

Children with eczema who scratch the itchy skin can actually make the condition worse. Try these tips from WebMD to help your child stop scratching.

Dec 17, 2014 Flu Activity Up, Some Schools Closing
flu virus

Flu season is ramping up, according to the CDC, which is reporting widespread flu activity in 14 states, including much of the U.S. mid-Atlantic region and several Southern states.

Dec 17, 2014 'Low-GI' Diet May Not Benefit Blood Sugar
Limiting alcohol, substituting fruit for cheese

Focus should be on eating healthy foods rather than glycemic index, experts say

Dec 17, 2014 Yoga May Cut Heart Disease Risk Factors
Numbers were lowered when people engaged in a few

Review found those who took yoga classes saw improvements in blood pressure, cholesterol, weight

Dec 17, 2014 Work Steals Valuable Sleep Time, Study Finds
Flexible start times, less late-night TV would

Flexible start times, less late-night TV would help solve America's problem, experts say

Dec 17, 2014 FDA Warns Against Fetal 'Keepsake' Videos
But experts say decision for pain relief still

Ultrasound imaging, heartbeat monitoring should be left to medical professionals, agency says

Dec 17, 2014 'Kids' Diseases' Now Hitting Adults
Doctors explain reasons behind surge in cases of

Doctors explain reasons behind surge in cases of chicken pox, mumps, whooping cough and the like