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Be Wary of Websites Selling Genetic Cancer Tests: Study

Marketers often overstate benefits, downplay limitations, oncologists say

Divorce May Be More Likely When Wives Get Sick

Women might be more comfortable as caregivers than men, researcher suggests

Early Onset Hot Flashes May Point to Raised Heart Disease Risk

Studies found that the daily frequency of episodes seemed to matter, too

Easing Depression May Boost Heart Health, Study Finds

People with moderate to severe depression saw improved circulatory outcomes with antidepressants

Erratic Sleep May Make Teens Hungrier

Researcher says findings provide insight into obesity in young people

Exercise May Boost Size of Some Brain Regions

But it's not clear if these changes make a difference in aging, researcher says

Experimental Ebola Vaccine Appears Successful in At Least One Case

High-risk situation led doctor to get immunization; no serious illness developed

Freshwater Algae Can Infect Wounds, Study Shows

Two cases appear linked to a species in U.S. lakes, but researchers believe overall risk is very low

Gout's Silver Lining: A Lower Risk for Alzheimer's?

Study found people with the arthritic ailment had lower odds for dementia, but more research is needed

Gut Germs May Influence Success of Weight Loss Surgery

Study found having certain microbes may lead to fewer pounds shed

Health Highlights: March 5, 2015
  • Last Ebola Patient in Liberia Discharged From Hospital

  • Students Eating More Fruit, Throwing Less Food in Trash: Study

  • Laser Procedure Turns Brown Eyes Blue

  • Fewer U.S. Preschoolers Have Cavities: CDC Report

  • Ebola Vaccine Trial Begins on Weekend

  • 6 People to Get New Kidneys Through Organ Swap Chain

  • 2nd Hospital Reports Superbug Infections Linked to Endoscopes

Healthy Living in Middle Age Keeps Heart Failure at Bay Decades Later

Avoid obesity, hypertension, diabetes and you may live up to 13 more years without the illness, study finds

Just a Half Hour of Lost Sleep Linked Weight Gain

And that sleep shortage may have implications for diabetes, study says

Minorities More Likely to Gain Weight in Childhood, Report Shows

Puts them at greater risk for being overweight, obese adults than whites, researcher says

Seniors Bear Brunt of This Flu Season

CDC says 60 percent of hospitalizations, 79 percent of deaths were among those 65 or older

Study: Men Are the Narcissists of the Species

That may help explain the lack of women in leadership roles, researchers contend

Veggie-Rich Diets May Mean Lower Heart Risks

Study found people who ate more plant foods than animal products less likely to die from heart disease

Women Take Longer to Reach Hospital After Heart Attack

That delay may help explain why women twice as likely to die, researchers say

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