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Soda Habit May Prompt Early Puberty in Girls, Study Suggests

6 hours 40 min ago
Early menstruation a risk factor for depression and breast cancer, researchers say

Indiana wins federal OK for state-run Medicaid alternative

8 hours 5 min ago
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana has received federal approval to expand health coverage to about 350,000 uninsured residents through a state-run program Gov. Mike Pence said Tuesday will help the state's working poor families.

'Long Life' Gene Might Make Some Smarter, Too: Study

8 hours 40 min ago
Greater size of particular brain region predicted better function

Seniors May Keep Falls a Secret

8 hours 40 min ago
But doctors often able to identify cause of fall and help to prevent another

Good Sleep in Middle Age May Pay Benefits Later

9 hours 40 min ago
Better functioning reported decades afterward in study

Surgeon general: 'Desperate need of clarity' on e-cigarettes

10 hours 52 min ago
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. surgeon general says officials are "in desperate need of clarity" on electronic cigarettes to help guide public health policies.

Female Hormone Disorder Linked to Numerous Health Conditions

11 hours 40 min ago
Study found women with polycystic ovary syndrome more likely to be hospitalized for variety of reasons

Ebola Threat Diminishing in West Africa, Officials Say

11 hours 40 min ago
But it's too soon to predict victory over the deadly virus

Student Loans Take Emotional Toll on Young Adults

11 hours 40 min ago
As college debts mount, so do depressive symptoms, study says

Watch Upper Number on Blood Pressure for Younger Adults: Study

11 hours 40 min ago
Systolic pressure of 140 mm Hg or more raises risk for heart disease in later life, researchers say

Donors pledge record $7.5B for global vaccines program

11 hours 41 min ago
BERLIN (AP) — Governments and private donors, among them the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, have pledged a record $7.5 billion to replenish a global vaccination program for the poor.

MRI Improves Prostate Cancer Biopsy Accuracy, Study Finds

13 hours 40 min ago
New technology spots more aggressive cancer, but fewer low-risk cases

Concussions Linked to Memory Loss in Study of Retired NFL Players

13 hours 40 min ago
Researchers found differences and evidence of damage in areas of brain related to recall

Daily Drinking May Raise Risk of Liver Cirrhosis, Study Warns

13 hours 40 min ago
Everyday habits appear to matter more than lifetime consumption, research suggests

Living With Atrial Fibrillation

14 hours 40 min ago
With proper treatment, people with atrial fibrillation can live normal and active lives.

A Son's Struggles and Triumphs After Premature Birth

16 hours 40 min ago
As 'national ambassador' for March of Dimes this year, Elijah Jackson and his family will help raise awareness of issue

Prostate Cancer Patients Who Smoke Fare Worse, Study Finds

16 hours 40 min ago
They were twice as likely to see disease spread, die from illness

Blood Transfusions During Heart Surgery May Up Pneumonia Risk

16 hours 40 min ago
But study found overall rate was under 4 percent

Health Highlights: Jan. 27, 2015

17 hours 3 min ago
  • New Medicare Payment Changes Focus on Quality Over Quantity
  • H7N9 Bird Flu Diagnosed in Canadian Woman

Cardio Isn't Dead Yet

18 hours 40 min ago
Stop skimping on longer duration, lower intensity aerobic exercise.

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