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Anti-Vaccine Family Members, Friends Spur Many Moms to Delay Baby's Shots August 18, 2017

Study found even if pregnant women later hear better info from docs, they may still wait on immunizations

Zika May Not Last in Semen as Long as Thought August 18, 2017

Men should still follow CDC guidelines and use condoms for at least 6 months, health experts say

Ouch! Americans Injuring Themselves Grooming Pubic Hair August 16, 2017

Study finds cuts, burns and infections send many to doctor, some to the ER

A Violent Environment Can Wreck Kids' Grades August 15, 2017

Researchers find link between kids' sleep, stress hormones and academic performance

Date Nights for Overbooked Parents August 15, 2017

Make it more than a movie, experts say

Smoking on the Rise Among Pregnant Women With Depression August 14, 2017

More than 1 in 3 smoke, compared to 1 in 10 who aren't depressed, U.S. survey finds

When Stress Hormone Falters, Your Health May Suffer August 11, 2017

Study suggests lack of variation in cortisol levels could be linked to ills like inflammation, cancer

Only About One-Third of Americans Use Condoms: CDC August 10, 2017

They aren't the best method of birth control, but they do help prevent STDs, health experts say

Does Early Puberty Affect a Girl's Academic Achievement? August 09, 2017

Those who begin their periods younger may leave school sooner, research suggests

Preterm Birth Risk Spikes in Mothers With Sleep Disorders August 08, 2017

Pregnant women with apnea or insomnia have roughly twice the risk of delivering before 34 weeks, study finds

'Loneliness Epidemic' Called a Major Public Health Threat August 07, 2017

Social isolation tied to increased risk for premature death, research suggests

Relationship Status Impacts Health August 07, 2017

Outweighing wealth, social class and IQ

Prenatal Exposure to Certain Flame Retardants Linked to Lower IQs August 04, 2017

Chemicals known as PBDEs can affect generations to come, researcher says

Is Infant Drug Withdrawal Likelier When Opioids Used With Psychiatric Drugs? August 03, 2017

Prescribing practices called into question by new study

Medical Reality Catches Up to Science Fiction August 02, 2017

Scientists unveil their Star Trek-like 'tricorder' to track human health

Young Cancer Survivors Struggle to Resume Social Activities August 01, 2017

Strains on finances, relationships and life plans take a toll, researchers find

Women Who Gain Weight Between Babies at Higher Risk for Diabetes August 01, 2017

Danger is greatest for women whose weight was normal before they got pregnant, study finds

Recent Flu Shot Shouldn't Prevent Vaccination During Pregnancy August 01, 2017

Study rebuts concerns about multiple vaccination timing

Breast-Feeding Lowers Mom's Breast Cancer Risk: Study August 01, 2017

It also reduces the child's future cancer risk, cancer institute reports

Zika Probably Not Spread Through Saliva: Study August 01, 2017

Research with monkeys suggests virus isn't transmitted through kissing or sharing eating utensils

Gum Disease May Be Linked to Cancer Risk in Older Women August 01, 2017

Esophageal, breast and lung cancer, among others, seen in postmenopausal women in large study

'Super Moms' and 'Super Dads': Work-Home Conflicts Affect Both Genders July 27, 2017

'We need to bring men into the conversation,' researcher says

HIV Treatment Protects Uninfected Partner From the Virus July 26, 2017

Study of gay couples duplicates findings of earlier research

Bacteria May Explain Why Uncircumcised Face Higher HIV Risk July 25, 2017

Learning to reduce these germs might help prevent transmission of disease, researcher says

Sperm Counts Continue to Decline in Western Nations: Review July 25, 2017

How this might affect male fertility isn't clear, researchers say

Is Kissing Etiquette 'Hardwired?' July 24, 2017

Study finds most people turn their head to the right before they pucker up

Meds by Monthly Injection Might Revolutionize HIV Care July 24, 2017

If findings replicated, a shot every month or two could replace daily pills, scientists say

Most Murdered U.S. Women Killed By Husbands, Boyfriends, Exes July 21, 2017

Federal report on decade of statistics shows over half of deaths were caused by intimate partners

Cows May Offer Clues to an AIDS Vaccine July 21, 2017

Their rapid reaction to immunization makes them potential guinea pigs, study suggests

Donor-Sperm Kids No Different From Their Peers: Study July 21, 2017

Parent questionnaires revealed no physical, mental distinctions at school age

Estrogen May Influence Women's Depression Risk July 21, 2017

Early menstruation, more frequent periods seem to make sad times less likely, researchers suggest

Wider Access to Meds Cuts Global AIDS Deaths in Half July 20, 2017

But eastern Europe and Middle East are falling behind, U.N. report says

Antidepressants in Pregnancy Tied to Slight Increase in Autism July 20, 2017

But difference in risk is quite small, experts say

Good Diet, Exercise While Pregnant Could Cut C-section Risk July 20, 2017

These healthy habits also lower odds for other obstetric complications, study shows

Can Fetal Alcohol Damage Be Undone? July 19, 2017

Two common medications show promise in lab rats, researchers report

Early Menopause May Be Tied to Type 2 Diabetes July 19, 2017

When periods stop before 40, risk is 4 times greater compared to late menopause, study suggests

Little Evidence That Vasectomy Raises Prostate Cancer Risk July 18, 2017

Most thorough analysis of the data so far finds only 'trivial' effect, which may be due to chance

Women Driven to Be Thinner When Husband Is Hot July 18, 2017

But study finds the dynamic doesn't work the other way around

Impaired Eyesight May Be First Sign of Zika Damage in Babies July 17, 2017

All infants with prenatal exposure to the virus need a vision exam, researchers say

Asthma Control Essential in Pregnancy, Study Suggests July 14, 2017

Kids appear more likely to develop the disorder when moms aren't effectively treated

After Couples Fight, Making Up Differs for Him and Her July 14, 2017

Females prefer sincere apologies while males opt for sex

Experimental Vaccines Might Shield Fetus From Zika July 13, 2017

A mouse study shows the vaccines protected unborn baby mice from the virus

'Observation' Best Option for Most Low-Risk Prostate Cancer July 13, 2017

20-year study found little difference in death rates, more complications with surgery

Does Stress Worsen Chemical Harms in Pregnancy? July 12, 2017

Researchers find greater odds for low birth weight babies

No Sign That Antidepressants in Pregnancy Harm Kids' Brains: Study July 12, 2017

Large Swedish study found no link between mom's use of the drugs and kid's intellectual disability

Malaria Drug Protected Mouse Fetus From Zika: Study July 11, 2017

More research is needed on effects in primates and humans, researcher says

Pregnancy Complication Costs U.S. Billions July 11, 2017

Preeclampsia rates have risen steadily since the 1980s

Do Moms Who Smoke in Pregnancy Raise Their Odds for a Troubled Teen? July 11, 2017

Study found link between smoking and antisocial, criminal behavior in offspring

New Hope in Search for Vaccine Against Gonorrhea July 11, 2017

Study shows that routine meningitis shot may offer at least some protection

Viagra Might Make for a Safer, More Effective Stent July 11, 2017

In animal study, coating the artery-opening devices with the drug kept vessels clear longer

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