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Extra Exercise Could Help Depressed Smokers Quit: Study

Withdrawal symptoms, cravings are harder on people with mood disorders, researchers say

Health Highlights: July 29, 2014
  • $1,000 Pill Now Leading Treatment for Hepatitis C

  • Young Soldiers Suffering High Rates of Erectile Dysfunction, Report Finds

Health Tip: Encourage Kids to Exercise

Here's a list of health benefits

Health Tip: Grill Fruits and Veggies

Meat isn't the only grill-able food

Healthy Habits May Slow Cellular Signs of Aging, Study Finds

Pay attention to your lifestyle during stressful times, researcher says

It's 'Buyer Beware' for Decorative Contact Lenses, FDA Says

Get an eye exam and a valid prescription to help prevent eye damage, experts caution

Less Flexibility Seen in Brain Wiring of Kids With Autism: Study

Scans reveal differences that might explain why transitions are difficult

'Love Hormone' Oxytocin May Help Some With Autism

Study found it boosted ability of certain patients to read facial expressions, nonverbal cues

Wider Face May Give You an Edge in Negotiations

But it's not an asset in matters requiring compromise, study finds

CDC Downplays Ebola's Threat to the United States

Deadly virus relatively slow to transmit, and travel factors make spread from West Africa unlikely

Doctors Urge Meningitis Shots for Vulnerable Infants, Children

And teens, college students should make sure their vaccines are up to date, says Academy of Pediatrics

Facial Dimensions May Be Key to First Impressions

Findings especially relevant to social media's obsession with 'selfies,' researchers say

FDA Expands Use of Imbruvica for Form of Leukemia

People with CLL and a specific genetic anomaly can now get the therapy

'Fist Bump' May Beat Handshake for Cleanliness

U.K. researchers found it transferred about a tenth of the bacteria that gripping hands did

Health Highlights: July 28, 2014
  • 2 Americans Working in Liberia Are Infected With Ebola

Healthy 'Brown Fat' May Cut Odds for Obesity, Diabetes

Study confirmed it helps regulate blood sugar levels, increases insulin sensitivity in people with more of it

Pacemakers Common for Those With Dementia and Irregular Heartbeats

Study couldn't explain why more dementia patients had operation, though families' wishes likely a factor

Preemies May Have Higher Risk of Blood Clots, Even as Adults

Odds are small, but family, doctors should keep possibility in mind, researchers say

Running Could Add 3 Years to Your Lifespan

Just 5 to 10 minutes a day seems to bring benefits, study says

Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea May Trigger Weight Gain

Study found overweight kids who had surgery were more likely to become obese within seven months

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