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Acupuncture Might Help Ease High Blood Pressure

But small study isn't conclusive, experts say


Anti-Nausea Drug Approved

For adults undergoing chemotherapy


Chewing Tobacco Kills More Than 250,000 People Each Year: Report

British study is first to assess international impact of smokeless tobacco on adults


Could Common Diabetes Drugs Help Fight Leukemia?

Combining glitazones with standard treatment improved survival in small study


FDA Issues Warning About Skin Lighteners

Injectable products may contain unknown substances or contaminants


Health Highlights: Sept. 2, 2015
  • Rare Poliovirus Cases in Ukraine Concern WHO

  • Man's Severely Burned Hand Saved by Implanting It in His Belly

  • Frozen Corn Recalled Due to Possible Listeria


Health Tip: Athletes Are at Risk for Skin Problems

Suggestions to help prevent them


Health Tip: Can't Sleep?

Keep a sleep diary to help find out why


Immune Cell Therapy Shows Promise Against Deadly Blood Cancer

Treatment prolongs life for people with hard-to-treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia


Light From Smartphones, Tablets May Lower Sleep Hormone in Kids

Finding suggests use of electronic devices before bedtime could delay slumber


More Americans Getting Knees Replaced, And at Younger Ages

Procedure rate nearly doubled between 2000-2010, CDC statistics show


More Men With Breast Cancer Having Second Breast Removed

Trend mirrors the one seen in women, researchers say


New Hope for Rare 'Stone Man' Disease, Where Flesh Turns to Bone

'Extraordinary finding' comes from research with mice, expert says


Probiotics Don't Keep Bad Bugs at Bay in Critically Ill: Study

Despite 'good' bacteria treatment, antibiotic-resistant bacteria still colonized ICU patients' intestines


Two Large U.S. Aquifers Tainted With Natural Uranium: Study

Farm-related pollution 'mobilizes' the element, helping it enter groundwater


Type 2 Diabetes Linked to More Alzheimer's Brain 'Tangles'

Obesity might also be behind the increase, researchers say


Younger Women With Diabetes More Vulnerable to Heart Attack: Study

Smoking another risk factor for this age group, researchers say