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7/22/2016
Coming to a Brew Near You: Calorie Counts, Carbs Info
Best-selling beers will soon disclose nutrition facts, ingredient list, freshness dates
7/22/2016
Smoke Less, Drink Less?
Study found those who tried to quit cigarettes drank less alcohol, but reasons unclear
7/22/2016
Don't Let Your Campfire Become a Wildfire
Simple steps can help you enjoy outdoor cooking while protecting the forest
7/22/2016
Pain Raises Risk of Opioid Addiction
Men and younger people had higher odds of painkiller abuse, study found
7/22/2016
Face-Saving Devices: Seat Belts and Air Bags
Using both dramatically reduces risk of fractures, study finds
7/22/2016
Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Detected in Sewage Spill
'People need to be aware of what may be entering the water,' researcher says
7/22/2016
'Walking Meetings' May Boost Employee Health, Productivity
They increase on-the-job activity levels for white-collar workers, study found
7/22/2016
FDA Renews Call to Reduce Salt in Processed Foods
By cutting down on hidden sodium sources, agency hopes to reduce America's overall intake
7/22/2016
'Heat Dome' Heats Up United States
Much of the country to be under its scorching influence by the weekend; experts offer safety tips
7/22/2016
Menopause: Not All Hot Flashes Are Created Equal
Weight, race, education and lifestyle all affect timing, duration of symptoms, research indicates
7/22/2016
Could New 'Talk Therapy' Cut Cost of Treating Depression?
Behavioral activation would be more accessible than currently recommended treatment, researchers say
7/22/2016
Some Pregnant Women Still Travel to Zika-Affected Areas
41 New York City moms-to-be tested positive for the potentially devastating virus after trips abroad
7/22/2016
Florida Investigates 2nd Possible Local Transmission of Zika Virus
If confirmed, cases would be first instances of mosquito-borne infection in continental United States
7/21/2016
Much-Maligned Pigeon May Be a Lead Detective
Researchers find these urban nuisances might aid in monitoring human health hazards
7/21/2016
Noisy Homes Can Slow a Toddler's Vocabulary
Limit background chatter when teaching new words, study says
7/21/2016
Helping a Child Manage a Chronic Illness
Feeling they have control over their health helps, researchers say
7/21/2016
Chickens Make Malaria Mosquitoes Fly the Coop
Sleeping with a feathered friend nearby may keep some biting bugs at bay, researchers find
7/21/2016
Scans Not Worthwhile for Most Thyroid Cancers: Study
Doctors found checking for recurrences with these low-risk tumors didn't affect survival rates
7/21/2016
Is Surgery Always Needed for Meniscal Tears of the Knee?
Study suggests exercise will work on its own, but two experts say surgery still has big role to play
7/21/2016
Did Your Gut Bacteria Evolve Over Millions of Years?
Genetic analysis sheds light on the history of the human microbiome