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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

Could Urban Lighting Raise Breast Cancer Risk for Some Women? August 17, 2017

Study found link between ambient light and higher odds in young, smoking females, but more research needed

High-Cal Foods May Raise Cancer Risk in Women, Even Without Weight Gain August 17, 2017

Plant-based diet could help avoid malignancies, study suggests

Young Breakfast Skippers Lack Vital Nutrients August 17, 2017

Calcium, iron and folate may be shortchanged when morning meal is missed

Health Tip: Recognize Youth Violence August 17, 2017

Symptoms of a common problem

Can a Blood Test Detect a Range of Cancers Earlier? August 16, 2017

Researchers move 'a step forward,' assessing DNA fragments for colon, breast, ovarian and lung tumors

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

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

Fatal Opioid ODs on the Rise Among U.S. Teens August 16, 2017

And heroin led to the most deaths among 15- to 19-year-olds, CDC says

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

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

U.S. Antidepressant Use Jumps 65 Percent in 15 Years August 15, 2017

Women nearly twice as likely to use the drugs as men, CDC report finds

Date Nights for Overbooked Parents August 15, 2017

Make it more than a movie, experts say

Local Crime Can Put Kids on the Run August 15, 2017

Smartphone study finds young avoid their neighborhoods when threat of danger rises

Skeletons Give Clues to Americans' Rising Arthritis Rates August 14, 2017

Study suggests reasons for pained knees go beyond the usual suspects -- obesity and aging

'Fat But Fit' a Myth? August 14, 2017

Extra weight linked to extra risk, even if blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol all normal

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

Do Pets Really Boost Kids' Health? August 14, 2017

In a study that'll give you paws, researchers find no mental or physical benefit from a household friend

Maybe That's Why It's Called Work August 14, 2017

Tough schedules, hard physical labor and stress in the workplace are widespread, survey finds

Calming Those Back-to-School Jitters August 13, 2017

Child development expert offers advice on how to ease anxiety as classes start

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

Antiperspirant Use Seems Safe During Breast Cancer Treatment: Study August 11, 2017

Many doctors worry about skin damage during radiation, but new research found no such effect

Parents of Preemies End Up Just Fine: Study August 11, 2017

When kids are grown, quality of life is the same as for parents of babies born full-term

Therapy for Kids With Autism Pays Off for Moms, Dads August 11, 2017

Study found when parents become therapy partners, they become less depressed, learn to keep emotions in check

Certain Jobs Linked to Raised Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis August 10, 2017

Risk was doubled among men who did electrical work, and tripled among bricklayers, study finds

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

Obesity Slows Recovery for Heart Surgery Patients: Study August 10, 2017

They're four times more likely to need more time in intensive care, three times more likely to be readmitted

The Right Shoes Can Help Prevent Falls August 10, 2017

What you should look for in the shoe store

Blood Test Can Screen for Rare Sinus Cancer, Study Finds August 09, 2017

Test will be most useful in China, other parts of Asia, and North Africa where disease is more common

By Age 12, Poor May Show Signs of Heart Risks Ahead August 09, 2017

Neck arteries are narrower than those of wealthier children, study says

Stroke Rates Drop for U.S. Men, But Not Women August 09, 2017

Explanations for the disparity aren't clear

Alcohol Use, Abuse on the Rise in U.S. August 09, 2017

Women and older adults among those drinking more, study finds

It's Never Too Soon to Safeguard Your Bones August 09, 2017

Osteoporosis prevention starts now

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

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

Health Tip: Childhood Obesity Can Trigger Adult Problems August 09, 2017

Here's how you can help prevent them

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

Low Blood Sugar in Newborns Tied to Brain Problems Later August 08, 2017

These babies 2 to 3 times more apt to struggle with planning, memory, attention at age 4, study finds

Caring for Aging Parents August 08, 2017

When you need help to help them

'12-Step' Strategy Boosts Success of Teen Drug Abuse Program August 07, 2017

Messages from recovering peers made an impact, study finds

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

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

How Preschoolers Begin Learning the Rules of Reading, Spelling August 07, 2017

Exposing them to written words early on will give them a strong start, researcher says

Relationship Status Impacts Health August 07, 2017

Outweighing wealth, social class and IQ

Health Tip: Don't Use Sunscreen on Newborns August 07, 2017

Infants aged 6 months and younger should avoid the sun

Does Less Sleep Make You Less Healthy? August 04, 2017

Adults who logged only 6 hours a night had wider waists, study found

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

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

Picky Eater? It Might Just Be Your Child's Personality August 04, 2017

Temperament determines which kids will resist new foods, study suggests

Can Breast Milk Feed a Love of Vegetables? August 04, 2017

Think of it as an early stealth strategy in the war against picky eating, researchers say

Time for a Makeup Refresh? August 03, 2017

When to replace mascara and other cosmetics

Doctors Who 'Fat-Shame' Patients Can Cause Real Harm August 03, 2017

Many patients respond by avoiding needed care, psychologists warn

Health Tip: Protect Your Kids From Lead August 03, 2017

Suggestions to keep them safer

Health Tip: Supervise Kids Near Cars August 03, 2017

And help prevent an accident

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