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All People Returning From Ebola-Stricken Countries to Be Tracked

Travelers will have to take own temperatures, report to local health departments for 21-day incubation period


Americans Show Distrust of Medical Profession in Survey

But many were happy with their own doctors, researchers report


Controversial Chemical May Leach Into Skin From Cash Receipts

Skin care products may also boost absorption of BPA, study finds


Depression After Heart Attack May Be More Common for Women

Researcher believes issue has been 'largely unnoticed'


Discussing Ebola: Children Feel Safe, Calm When Adults Do, Too

Be prepared with appropriate answers for the inevitable questions, experts say


Doctors Often Unaware Their Patients Have Catheters

Small tubes reduce needle sticks, but can increase infection risk if left too long


Fertility Treatments Aren't Significantly Linked to Birth Defects

Expectant parents can be reassured by findings, researchers say


Health Highlights: Oct. 22, 2014
  • World TB Cases Rose to 9 million in 2013: WHO

  • Assured Brand Naproxen Tablets Recalled

  • Dr. Oz-Endorsed Diet Pill Study Retracted

  • Utility Workers Face Charges for Not Testing Water for Brain-Eating Amoeba


Health Tip: Anxiety Can Affect Your Health

Symptoms to watch for


Health Tip: Breast-feeding With Diabetes

Potential benefits for both mom and baby


Health Tip: Coping With Chronic Pain

Follow a healthy lifestyle


Health Tip: Using a Pacifier to Soothe Baby

Make sure the infant really doesn't want to eat instead


Hospital Study Offers Solutions to 'Alarm Fatigue'

2.5 million beeps, bleeps sounded in one month at one U.S. medical center


Many Americans in Debt, Bankruptcy Paying for Cancer Care

Others cut back on food, medicines trying to cover costs, studies found


Mutations Linked to Blood Cancers Rise With Age, Study Shows

Still, these diseases occur in less than 0.1 percent of elderly Americans, researchers say


Recalled Supplements Linger on U.S. Store Shelves, Study Finds

Researchers say many products with banned substances for sale six months later


Seniors Should Remove Dentures at Bedtime

Study says sleeping with false teeth may raise risk of pneumonia


Sleep Apnea Gear Doesn't Squelch Sex Life, Study Says

Patients who get treatment are as satisfied with lovemaking as those who don't


Study Finds U.S. Diets Still Contain Too Many Bad Fats

Americans need fewer trans and saturated fats, and more omega-3 fatty acids


Taking a 'Selfie' May Help With Dermatology Care, Study Shows

Emailing pics of eczema lesions to physicians worked nearly as well as in-person visits, researchers say


Teen Conflicts Spill Over to Other Areas of Their Lives

Home troubles affect school life, school issues affect home, researchers report


U.S. Ranks Last Among Wealthy Nations in Access to Health Care

Survey conducted prior to implementation of Affordable Care Act, however


Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risk of Severe Headaches, Scientists Report

But experts find the study too small, problem too rare to be of concern


Where Ebola Battles Are Won

Four special U.S. medical centers are first-line treatment choices, but many local hospitals up to the challenge, experts say


Y Chromosome Loss May Predict Earlier Death for Men

Risk of cancer appears to rise with depletion, study finds


 

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