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1 in 3 Americans Lives an Hour or More From a Stroke Center

Least access found in southeastern U.S., researchers say


14 Percent of Toddlers May Be Drinking Coffee

Boston survey also found that 2.5 percent of 1-year-olds get a java jolt


Another Study Finds Mediterranean Diet May Cut Heart Risks

People who followed it closely were 47 percent less likely to develop disease


Chinese Researchers Report Successful Hepatitis E Vaccine

New immunization offers nearly 5 years of protection, experts say


Common Drug for Irregular Heartbeat Tied to Worse Outcomes

But study group taking digoxin may have been sicker overall, cardiologist notes


Decrease in Air Pollution Tied to Healthier Lungs in Children

Long-term Los Angeles-area study finds kids' lungs develop better with less smog


Divorce May Be More Likely When Wives Get Sick

Women might be more comfortable as caregivers than men, researcher suggests


Drug May Help Some Breast Cancer Patients Avoid Early Menopause

Standard chemo can end fertility, but adding goserelin helped some survivors go on to conceive, study found


Early Studies See No Heart Risk From Testosterone Therapy

But experts agree more research is needed, especially in light of FDA warning


Experimental Ebola Vaccine Appears Successful in At Least One Case

High-risk situation led doctor to get immunization; no serious illness developed


Fit Body at 40 May Keep Brain Bright at 60

Tests show higher midlife fitness levels tied to greater brain volume, function decades later


Freshwater Algae Can Infect Wounds, Study Shows

Two cases appear linked to a species in U.S. lakes, but researchers believe overall risk is very low


Gout's Silver Lining: A Lower Risk for Alzheimer's?

Study found people with the arthritic ailment had lower odds for dementia, but more research is needed


Health Highlights: March 4, 2015
  • Second Hospital Reports Superbug Infections Linked to Endoscopes

  • FDA Orders Heart Risk Warning Labels on Testosterone Drugs

  • McDonald's Reducing Antibiotics in Chicken and Growth Hormones in Milk

  • Two More NFL Veterans Will Donate Brains for Concussion Research


Health Highlights: March 5, 2015
  • Laser Procedure Turns Brown Eyes Blue

  • Fewer U.S. Preschoolers Have Cavities: CDC Report

  • Ebola Vaccine Trial Begins on Weekend

  • 6 People to Get New Kidneys Through Organ Swap Chain

  • 2nd Hospital Reports Superbug Infections Linked to Endoscopes


Health Tip: Conquering Exercise Saboteurs

Don't use stress as an excuse


Health Tip: Easing the Pain of Shingles

Suggestions for relief


Health Tip: Getting Rid of Head Lice

Use a special shampoo


Health Tip: Shopping for Athletic Shoes

How to fit your feet


Healthy Living in Middle Age Keeps Heart Failure at Bay Decades Later

Avoid obesity, hypertension, diabetes and you may live up to 13 more years without the illness, study finds


Heroin Overdose Deaths Quadrupled Since 2000

Lethal poisonings from prescription painkillers down slightly, U.S. report says


Many Transplant Surgeons Suffer Burnout

Low sense of accomplishment, emotional exhaustion cited in survey


Many U.S. Households Include Someone With Failing Memory

About half of those with recall issues say they interfere with daily life


Medical Bills Another Burden for Eczema Patients: Study

U.S. adults with the skin condition spent over $29 billion in out-of-pocket health costs in 2012


Mouse Study Points to Potential Weight-Loss Agent

Molecule found in tree leaves helped female mice shed weight, but had no effect on males


Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Stem Further Damage After Heart Attack

Survivors who took large, daily dose of prescription-only capsules showed less decline in heart function


Opdivo Approval Expanded to Include Lung Cancer

The leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.


Seniors Bear Brunt of This Flu Season

CDC says 60 percent of hospitalizations, 79 percent of deaths were among those 65 or older


Statins Linked to Raised Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Large Finnish study found a nearly 50 percent increase in people taking cholesterol-lowering drugs


Stress May Undermine Heart Benefits of Exercise

Study found teens who lacked coping skills faced raised heart risks that physical fitness did not counter


Study: Men Are the Narcissists of the Species

That may help explain the lack of women in leadership roles, researchers contend


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

CDC urges doctors, others to look for warning signs


Veggie-Rich Diets May Mean Lower Heart Risks

Study found people who ate more plant foods than animal products less likely to die from heart disease


 

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