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Bedtime Texting May Be Hazardous to Teens' Health

Researcher suggests placing limits on technology use

Cigarettes May Sabotage Alcoholics' Recovery

Smokers were twice as likely as nonsmokers to resume drinking, study finds

Excess Weight Helps Women With Heart Failure, Hurts Men: Study

This isn't an excuse for females to gain extra pounds, researcher says

Health Highlights: Oct. 6, 2015
  • Almost 2 Million Boxes of Cheerios Recalled

Health Tip: Is Your Baby's Crib Safe?

Make sure it's up to date

Health Tip: Make Good Gluten-Free Choices

Gluten-free doesn't necessarily mean healthy

Health Tip: Stop Late-Night Snacking

And avoid those extra calories

Health Tip: Teaching Kids to Wash Hands

A good habit that could help prevent illness

Help Your Child Get a Good Night's Sleep

Start by developing a bedtime routine, pediatrician says

Medical Marijuana Seems Safe for Chronic Pain Patients, Study Finds

And the drug modestly reduced people's pain scores

New MS Drug Yields Mixed Results in Study

Relapse rates with daclizumab were lower than with a standard therapy, but side effects were greater

Popular Antioxidant Seems to Spread Skin Cancer Cells in Mouse Research

But link between N-acetylcysteine and melanoma progression needs more study

PTSD Can Affect Female Vietnam War Vets, Too: Study

They're at higher risk than women stationed in U.S. during the same time

Sensitive Blood Test May Help Rule Out Heart Attack

Researchers say goal is to reduce hospital admissions, medical costs

Sex May Boost Female Immune System to Aid Fertility

Effect appears to work regardless of when in a woman's cycle sex occurs, study finds

Suicide Risk May Rise for Some After Weight-Loss Surgery

Expert says that the life changes that follow can make it hard for these patients to cope

Sun Exposure in Teen Years May Delay Onset of MS: Study

But researchers only found a connection, not cause-and-effect link

Surgeon's Experience Tied to Success of Thyroid Removal: Study

Patients should ask how many of these operations the doctor does each year

Tanning Bed Use, Skin Cancer Rates High Among Gay Men: Study

Experts note future prevention efforts need to target this group

Whistle … and Walk … While You Work

Small study found a short stroll restored blood flow in legs after hours of sitting in a chair