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A Little Booze Does Get Men Smiling, Study Confirms

The liquid social lubricant seems to foster 'contagious' grinning among guys

CDC Monitoring Those Who Had Contact With Ebola Patient

Now being treated at Dallas hospital, he developed symptoms days after arriving from West Africa

Could a Fading Sense of Smell Point to Earlier Death?

Study found inability to distinguish odors predicted higher odds of dying over next 5 years

Experimental Cervical Cancer Vaccine Looks Promising in Trial

Research suggests the HPV shot could prevent 90 percent of malignancies

Free, Long-Acting Contraceptives May Greatly Reduce Teen Pregnancy Rate

Study findings also showed abortion rate was three-quarters lower than the national norm in this age group

Genes May Make Some More Prone to Heart Disease When Under Stress

Lifestyle changes could make big difference for people with a genetic risk, researchers say

Health Highlights: Oct. 1, 2014
  • Doctors, Hospitals Received Billions From Drug and Medical Device Companies

  • Experts Challenge Brain Injury Settlement Between NFL and Former Players

  • New Viagra Ad Targets Women

Health Tip: Help Prevent Acne Scars

Wash skin twice daily

Health Tip: Plan Ahead for Healthy Dinners

And avoid last-minute stress

Healthy Lifestyle Before Pregnancy May Cut Gestational Diabetes Risk

Factors that appear to lower odds include healthy weight, exercise and no smoking

'High-Intensity' Hospitals Save More Elderly After Surgery: Study

But downside includes longer hospital stays, fewer days in hospice

Infant's Early Diet Doesn't Change Celiac Disease Risk, Study Finds

Breast-feeding, waiting to introduce foods with gluten didn't prevent autoimmune disorder

Jealous, Moody Women May Face Higher Alzheimer's Risk, Study Says

Chronic stress, neuroticism in midlife linked to doubled odds of dementia, researchers suggest

Kids With Autism Tend to Be Less Active, Study Says

But 'underlying physical abilities are there'

Living Near a Highway May Be Bad for Your Blood Pressure

Traffic pollution, noise might be linked to raised risk, researchers say

New Clues to How Colds Can Spur Asthma Attacks

Finding provides new target for drug development, experts say

Oncologists' Group Calls for Measures to Curb Obesity-Related Cancers

Better screening and treatments for obesity top to-do list, experts say

Preterm Birth, Pneumonia Leading Causes of Death for Children Under 5

New global estimates suggest 2 million die each year from these conditions

CDC Confirms First Patient Diagnosed With Ebola in United States

Unidentified man at Dallas hospital developed symptoms days after flying from West Africa

Head Injuries May Raise Chances of Risky Behavior by Teens

Study found adolescents were more likely to smoke, drink, have poor grades after bad concussion

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