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As Tropical Storm Erika Eyes Southeastern U.S., Residents Need to Prepare

People should have emergency communication plan in place, stock up on essential supplies


Could Oral Contraceptives Help Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Only association was seen, and older women shouldn't take the pill to treat symptoms, experts say


FDA Approves Repatha for High Cholesterol

A leading cause of heart disease


FDA Warns of Joint Pain Tied to Common Type 2 Diabetes Drugs

Agency advises users with such symptoms to contact their doctor


Guidelines for Preventing Catheter Infections in ICU Often Ignored: Study

Only 44 percent of health-care providers said they follow CDC recommendations


Hate Hangovers? Then Don't Drink Too Much

Researchers say supposed cures don't chase away that woozy morning-after misery


Health Highlights: Aug 28, 2015
  • Bread Recalled Due to Possible Glass Fragments


Health Tip: Dive Safely

And avoid injury


Health Tip: Skip the Salt in Your Child's Lunch

Suggestions to reduce sodium


How Parents Add to Math Anxiety

Voicing concerns, helping with homework may increase child's fear, study finds


Many Parents Unaware of Dangers E-Cigarettes Pose to Little Kids: Survey

Users should store liquid nicotine where small children can't find it, researchers say


Many Seniors With Cancer Use Alternative Medicines: Study

And a majority of these patients don't tell their doctors about it


Obesity May Be Linked to Greater Risk of Stillbirth

High blood pressure, placental problems could be the connection, researchers say


Settling the Back-to-School Jitters

Mental health expert says some kids get anxious about returning to the classroom, but parents can help


Women Soldiers No More Likely to Develop PTSD, Study Finds

No reason to keep females from combat, researchers say