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8/31/2014
Outdoor Enthusiasts Need a Lightning Plan
Athletic trainers' group urges heightened awareness of deadly strikes
8/30/2014
Drug Gives 'New Hope' Against Heart Failure, Expert Says
Experimental medication beat standard treatment at reducing hospitalizations, cardiovascular deaths
8/29/2014
Spaceflight Might Weaken Astronauts' Immune Systems
NASA studies suggest a heightened risk for illness or allergy for crew members
8/29/2014
Take Steps to Control Bunions
Ignoring these painful bumps will only make them worse, foot doctor says
8/29/2014
Monkey Trial Supports Ebola Drug That May Have Helped 2 Stricken Americans
All 18 rhesus monkeys infected with the virus survived after getting the experimental medication, researchers report
8/29/2014
Faced With Prostate Cancer, It Helps to Know the Enemy
Men with little knowledge of the disease have trouble deciding on treatment, study finds
8/29/2014
Biggest Ever Weekly Rise in Ebola Cases, U.N. Agency Says
About 500 new infections reported across West Africa, including first case in Senegal
8/29/2014
Scientists Find Differences in Brains of Those With Dyslexia
Scans showed less connectivity in regions linked to reading
8/29/2014
Encouraging Your Baby's Babbling May Speed Language Development
Researchers found that when parents responded, infants began to form more complex sounds
8/29/2014
Study Counters Critics of Plainer Cigarette Packaging
Tobacco industry claims change would harm small businesses, but Australian experience refutes that
8/29/2014
European MRSA Originated in Sub-Saharan Africa, Study Finds
Trends in tourism, migration may have contributed to its spread, researchers say
8/29/2014
'Doctor-Shopping' for Painkillers Common After Broken-Bone Surgery, Study Finds
1 in 5 patients sought narcotics from multiple physicians
8/29/2014
Could Too Much Salt Harm MS Patients?
Researchers find a link but say it's too soon to recommend reducing sodium intake
8/28/2014
Could Too Much Salt Harm MS Patients?
Researchers find a link but say it's too soon to recommend reducing sodium intake
8/28/2014
Parents' Fights May Strain Bonds With Their Kids
On days that mom and dad argue, they treat their children differently, study finds
8/28/2014
Most U.S. Babies Get Their Vaccines: CDC
But booster shots and second doses lag for 2-year-olds, report finds
8/28/2014
Less Sleep in Teen Years Tied to More Pounds at 21
16-year-olds should get more than 8 hours of shuteye a night to help avoid obesity, research says
8/28/2014
Electrical Pulses to Scalp May Boost Memory: Study
But years of research remain before this therapy could treat brain disorders, experts say
8/28/2014
Gene Research Yields Insights Into Ebola Virus
Strain tied to West Africa outbreak has mutated hundreds of times, and only spreads among humans
8/28/2014
Your Family's Germs May Move With You
Study found that bacteria followed people into their new home