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Allergies, Asthma Tied to Lower Risk of Brain Cancer

Researchers found 30 percent lower odds for those with respiratory allergies and eczema


Breast Cancer Survivors Vulnerable for Thyroid Tumors, and Vice Versa: Study

Doctors, patients should know of increased risk, expert says


CDC Adds New Zika Warning for Pregnant Women and Their Sex Partners

Women should not have sex while pregnant if male partners have visited or live in Zika-affected areas, agency says


CDC: Black Americans With HIV Still Less Likely to Get Ongoing Medical Care

Number of new diagnoses going down, but racial disparities exist regarding consistent treatment


Do More 'Selfies' Mean More Relationship Woes?

Survey of Instagram users suggests sharing these photos online may make romantic partners jealous


Health Highlights: Feb. 5, 2016
  • One-Third of U.S. Lawyers Have Drinking Problem: Study

  • Nearly 13 Million People Sign Up for Obamacare in 2016


Health Tip: Chickenpox Can Be Dangerous

Especially for the young and elderly


Many Donor Livers for Sickest Patients Rejected, Study Finds

Just over one-third of the organs are accepted for those most in need


NFL Linemen Keep Growing, Putting Their Health at Risk, Experts Say

Some players are topping out at 400 pounds -- and more


Record Heat, Drought May Explain Zika Outbreak in Brazil: Research

Hot weather can boost mosquito population, drought prompted people to keep water in open containers


Super Bowl Foods Can Be a Win, Win: Healthy and Delicious

Drinking water, limiting portions can also save thousands of calories, expert says


Super Bowl Safety: Protect Kids From Toppling TVs

Poorly positioned televisions injure thousands of children a year, experts say


Surviving Spouse Still Influenced By the Other

Quality of life remains the same even after one partner dies, researchers report


Texting After Dark May Harm Teens' Sleep, Grades

Disruptive effects of 'blue light' on sleep are intensified in the dark, researchers say


Waning Whooping Cough Immunity Blamed in Outbreaks

Teens have very little protection just a few years after vaccination, study finds


Wildfires May Boost Ozone Levels in Cities: Study

When smoke plumes travel, more pollution is likely in populated areas, researchers explained