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12 States Now Reporting Severe Respiratory Illness That Targets Kids

Health officials urge good hygiene to limit exposure to Enterovirus D68

Are Migraines in Middle Age Tied to Raised Parkinson's Risk Later?

Study sees a connection, but actual risk is small; more study needed, researchers say

Artificial Sweeteners May Raise Blood Sugar Levels: Study

Scientists saw changes in helpful gut bacteria, which can affect some people's ability to process glucose

'Biospleen' Suggests New Way to Treat Blood Infection

But more research needed before blood-cleansing device is used on humans to treat sepsis

DNA Blood Test Might Identify Status of Prostate Cancer

May help doctors pinpoint best treatment, researchers say

Europeans Are Descendants of at Least 3 Ancient Human Groups: Study

New genetic analysis reveals DNA from North Eurasians, researchers say

Health Highlights: Sept. 17, 2014
  • Doctor Admits to Fraudulent Cancer Treatment

Health Tip: Avoiding Salmonella From Your Pet

Wash hands after handling food for Fluffy or Fido

Health Tip: Minimize Jet Lag

Observe sleep and meal times in new time zone

Healthy Lifestyle Changes Linked to Reduced Risk for Dementia

Never too late to take steps to help avoid the memory-robbing disorder, researchers say

Major U.S. Food Makers Cut 6.4 Trillion Calories From Products: Report

16 companies exceeded pledge, but more work needed, experts say

More Than One Kind of Message May Convince Smokers to Quit, Study Says

Using both positive, negative wording on labels could have the most effect, researchers report

Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids

Association between phthalates and lung disorder needs additional research, study authors say

PTSD Link to Food Addiction Seen in Report

Study finds women with worst PTSD more likely to be addicted to food, but it's not clear if one causes the other

Researchers Discover How Bacteria Resist Antibiotics in Hospitals

Spotting infected patients, disinfecting hospitals key to curbing spread of resistant bacteria, experts say

Social Networking Sites Can Help Obese Lose Weight: Study

Internet can offer constant, cost-effective support for dieters, London researchers say

Blood Test Spots Adult Depression: Study

It's as accurate as current methods, but can also confirm recovery, researchers contend

Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDC

Increases highest among whites, and people between 55 and 64

Health Highlights: Sept. 16, 2014
  • 1 in 3 Retired NFL Players Will Suffer Neurological Problems, Records Show

  • Missouri Lawmakers Enact 72-Hour Wait Period for Abortions

  • Hospitals Overprescribing Antibiotics, Study Shows

Obama Steps Up Aid to Fight Ebola in West Africa

World Health Organization warns threat grows by the day

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