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Alcoholics Face Greater Death Risk When Hospitalized

American Ebola Patient Gets Appetite Back

American Ebola Survivor Gives Blood to Infected Health-Care Colleague

Americans' Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds

Antipsychotics May Be Deadlier Than Thought for Dementia Patients

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Bad Flu Season Getting Worse, CDC Says

Bigger Share of Deaths Worldwide Now Due to Cancer

Biggest Ever Weekly Rise in Ebola Cases, U.N. Agency Says

Blacks Account for More Than Half of New HIV Diagnoses: CDC

Blood Pressure Meds Lower Heart, Stroke Risks in Diabetics: Analysis

Boa Constrictors Kill by Constricting Blood Flow: Study

Breath-Holding Games Are Killing Swimmers, CDC Warns

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Can Statins Help Lower Lung Cancer Death Risk?

CDC Clarifies Treatment Policies for Ebola Workers

CDC Monitoring 76 Hospital Workers in Dallas for Ebola Exposure

Certain Heart Attacks Are Deadlier in Hospital

Certain Heart Drug, Antibiotic Combo Might Be Fatal for Seniors

Certain Painkillers Tied to Raised Risk of Death After Stroke

Chamomile Tea Tied to Longer Lives for Mexican-American Women

Chasing, Tackling Suspects Raises Cops' Odds of Sudden Death

Chemo May Worsen Quality of Life for End-Stage Cancer Patients

Cholesterol Drugs May Boost Outcomes After Bypass

Chronic Ills May Add Up to a Shortened Life Span

Cigarettes Cause One-Third of U.S. Cancer Deaths: Report

Climate Change May Already Be Costing American Lives

Cold Weather a Bigger Killer Than Heat, Study Finds

Common Antiseptic Can Prevent Infant Deaths, Study Says

COPD Tied to Raised Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death

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Could Flu Raise Risk of Fatal Artery Tear?

Crashes Cause Majority of Deaths for Truck Drivers

Deaths From Heart Disease Down, Up for Blood Pressure, Irregular Heartbeat

Deaths From Heart Disease Drop Quickly After Stent Procedure: Study

Deaths From High Blood Pressure Should Plummet Under 'Obamacare': Study

Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDC

Deaths, Hospital Stays and Costs All Down Among U.S. Seniors

Divorce May Be More Likely When Wives Get Sick

Doctors Can Influence End-of-Life Care

Don't Give Heart-Healthy Patients Blood Pressure Drugs Before Surgery: Study

Drug for Ebola-Like Virus Shows Promise in Monkeys

Early Hospital Release May Hurt Broken-Hip Patients

Ebola Linked to Rise in Malaria Deaths in Guinea

Ebola Nurse From Dallas Transferred to Atlanta Medical Center

Ebola Outbreak Could Infect 20,000 People, U.N. Says

Ebola Outbreak in Liberia May Be Slowing: WHO

Ebola Outbreak Still Not Under Control: Officials

Ebola, Obamacare Top U.S. Health News for 2014

Efforts to Curtail Tobacco Use Stalled in 2014, Report Says

End-of-Life Care Discussions May Miss Patient Priorities

Epilepsy Linked to Risks During Childbirth, Study Finds

Experimental Drug Shows Promise in Lowering Cholesterol, Heart Attack Risk

Eyes May Be Window to Outcomes After Stroke, Research Suggests

Failing Vision Tied to Shorter Lifespans for Seniors

Fatal ODs From Narcotic Painkillers Have Tripled in U.S.

Feel Younger Than Your Age? It May Help You Live Longer

Fewer Motorcyclists Dying in Crashes: Report

Fewer Painkiller Deaths in States With Medical Marijuana: Study

Flu Now Epidemic in U.S., With 15 Child Deaths Reported

Flu Season Off to a Slow Start ... for Now

Flu Sending Record Numbers of Elderly to the Hospital: CDC

For Ebola, No New Drugs Riding to the Rescue -- for Now

Frailty Tied to Lower Survival Rates After Kidney Transplant

Gates Foundation Gives $50M to Fight Ebola Outbreak in Africa

Global Life Expectancy Continues to Climb

Grief Can Weigh on Immune System in Older Folks, Study Says

Hand-Grip Strength May Provide Clues to Heart Health

Health Officials Reviewing Ebola Treatment Procedures at Dallas Hospital

Heart Attack Patients Face Greater Death Risk if Any Treatment Step Missed: Study

Heart Drug Digoxin May Not Be Best for Some Heart Patients

Heart Failure Patients Who Struggle With Daily Tasks at Greatest Risk

Heroin Overdose Deaths Quadrupled Since 2000

High Blood Sugar in Heart Failure Patients May Point to Risk of Early Death

High-Fat Diet May Raise Prostate Cancer Death Risk

'High-Intensity' Hospitals Save More Elderly After Surgery: Study

Hormone Therapy May Up Heart-Related Deaths in Some Prostate Cancer Patients

Hospice May Help Ease Depression After Loss of Spouse

Hot Cars Can Quickly Prove Deadly for Kids

ICU Infections Among Elderly Tied to Higher Death Rates After Discharge

Insurance Status May Affect Cancer Outcome: Study

Is Milk Your Friend or Foe?

J&J to Rely on Bioethicists for Guidance on New Drugs for Dying Patients

Kids With Epilepsy Face Higher Early Death Risk, Study Reports

Knowledge Is Power for Patients With Heart Failure

Lack of Exercise More Deadly Than Obesity, Study Suggests

Latest U.S. Ebola Patient Getting Better, Doctors Report

Less Education May Mean Shorter Lifespan, Study Suggests

Liberals, Independents Win Life Span Sweepstakes, Study Claims

Low Levels of Vitamin D May Raise Early Death Risk: Study

Low-Fat Diet May Boost Survival for Some Breast Cancer Patients

Lung Cancer Patients Who Quit Smoking Live Longer

Lupus Death Rates Vary by Race, Ethnicity, Study Finds

Many Americans Face Pain, Depression in Their Final Year

Many Americans May Get Hospice Care Too Late

Many Flu Infections Aren't Good Match for Vaccine: CDC

Many U.S. AIDS Patients Still Die When 'Opportunistic' Infections Strike

Many Very Ill Patients Choose 'Next of Kin' Who Aren't, Study Finds

Mental Health Disorders May Shorten Life Span: Study

Millions of Kidney Failure Patients Die for Lack of Treatment: Study

Modern Forensics Provides Clues to Death of Richard III

Mom's Obesity May Affect Newborn Survival

Monkey Trial Supports Ebola Drug That May Have Helped 2 Stricken Americans

More Americans Surviving Cancer Today Than 20 Years Ago

More Evidence a Healthy Diet Can Lower Risks of Heart Disease, Cancer

More Global Help Needed to Fight Ebola Outbreak

More People Dying of Heart Disease, Stroke Worldwide: Study

More Whole Grains May Boost Life Span

Most Americans Agree With Right-to-Die Movement

MS May Raise Odds for Earlier Death, Study Finds

Murder Most Foul, 430,000 Years Ago

Nearly 1 in 20 Cancer Patients Die Within Month of Surgery: Study

New Ebola Cases Top 700 in Just One Week, Officials Report

No Change in Number of 'Living Wills' by U.S. Cancer Patients: Study

No New Ebola Infections in Dallas: CDC

Noisy Neighborhoods Tied to Higher Stroke Risk

Nursing Homes Using Hospice Care More, But at a Cost

Nuts May Lengthen Your Life, Study Suggests

Obama Steps Up Aid to Fight Ebola in West Africa

Obesity-Related Ills May Shave Up to 8 Years Off Your Life: Study

Oil and Gas Industry Worker Death Rate Down by a Third

Older Donated Blood Safe for Heart Surgery Patients, Study Finds

Painful Knee Arthritis May Be Linked to Premature Death

Pneumonia Raises Heart Disease Risk for Years: Study

Popular Southern Fare May Harm Your Kidneys

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder May Be Linked to Accelerated Aging

Preterm-Birth Complications Leading Global Killer of Young Children

Prostate Cancer Patients Who Smoke Fare Worse, Study Finds

Psychiatric Woes Often Drive Euthanasia Requests in Belgium

Regular, Vigorous Exercise May Lengthen Your Life: Study

Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer

Researchers Create One-Dose Ebola Vaccine

Researchers Identify 8 Signs of Impending Death

Resuming Blood Pressure Meds After Surgery Linked to Better Outcomes

Rise in Deaths Even When Smog Is Below EPA Standard: Study

Scoring System May Predict Patient's Risk of Death in Next Year

Second Dallas Nurse With Ebola Released From Hospital

Second Health Care Worker in Dallas Tests Positive for Ebola

Seniors Bear Brunt of This Flu Season

Sleep Position Linked to Death Risk for Those With Epilepsy

Sleeping on Sofa Can Be Deadly for Babies, Study Finds

Smoking Blamed for Half of Deaths From Major Cancers in People Over 35

Smoking Rates Continue to Drop in Many States: CDC

Smoking Tied to Higher Death Risk After Colon Cancer

Social Life May Be Key to Suicide Prevention for Women

Special Therapy May Help Relieve 'Complicated Grief'

Stillbirths Now Outnumber Infant Deaths in U.S.

Stroke Patients May Face Increased Risk of Suicide

Stroke Survivors Who Live Alone Face Higher Risk of Early Death: Study

Study Links Recession to Spike in Suicides Among Middle-Aged

Study Sees Improving Survival Odds for Ovarian Cancer

Sudden Cardiac Death a Risk for Women Living Near Major Roads: Study

Teen Suicides by Hanging on the Rise Across U.S.

Texas Health Care Worker With Ebola Took Commercial Flight on Monday: CDC

Texas Health Care Worker With Ebola Took Commercial Flight on Monday: CDC

Texas Hospital Worker Tests Positive for Ebola

Third U.S. Aid Worker Infected With Ebola Arrives in Nebraska

Tight Blood Sugar Control Helps the Heart in Type 2 Diabetes

Too Much Sitting Can Be Deadly -- Even if You Exercise, Review Finds

Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Lower Life Expectancy in Study

Type 1 Diabetes Lowered Survival in Study

Type 1 Diabetes More Deadly for Women Than Men, Study Finds

U.S. Bicyclist Deaths on the Rise, Study Finds

U.S. Deaths Due to High Blood Pressure Keep Rising: CDC

U.S. Ebola Patient Gets Hospital Visit From Wife, Son

U.S. Gun Deaths Lowest in Hawaii, Highest in D.C.

U.S. Launches Ebola Vaccine Trial

U.S. Life Expectancy Hits Record High of Nearly 79 Years: CDC

U.S. Smoking Deaths May Be Underestimated, Study Suggests

Using Same Hospital for Complications After Surgery Lowers Death Risk: Study

VA Hospital Delays Didn't Cause Deaths, Investigators Say

When Heart Docs Are Away, Their High-Risk Patients May Fare Better

Where You're Treated for Heart Attack Matters

WHO Urges Screening of Travelers to Contain Ebola Outbreak

Wider Use of Naloxone Could Cut Deaths From Drug Overdoses: CDC

With Western Medicine, Ebola May Have Met Its Match

World Bank Pledges $100M More to Fight West Africa's Ebola Outbreak

Y Chromosome Loss May Predict Earlier Death for Men