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Lasting Damage Seen in LGBT Teens Who Suffer Harassment

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 15:00
Severe cases were tied to high risk for depression, post-traumatic stress disorder

CDC Reports Link Between Zika Virus and Microcephaly

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 14:00
Germ found in tissues of 2 Brazilian babies who died from the birth defect marked by undersized heads, brains

Report: Harmful gas levels in Lumber Liquidators flooring

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 13:41
NEW YORK (AP) — A national retailer sold Chinese-made flooring that emits hazardous levels of formaldehyde, a federal investigation found.

Dementia Most Common in African Americans, Native Americans

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 13:36
More than 1 in 4 people who survive to age 65 will be diagnosed with dementia in their lifetime. 

U.S. Dementia Rates Seem to Be Falling, Study Finds

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 13:00
Decades-long review revealed risk of brain disease is dropping, while age at diagnosis is going up

Patient-to-Doctor Spread of Bird Flu Reported in China

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 13:00
But odds are slim that deadly virus will spread easily among people, experts say

U.S. News Withdraws Rankings of 2 Children's Hospitals

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 12:30
Inaccuracies identified in data submitted by both hospitals

Seniors With Heart Failure Benefit From Beetroot Juice

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 12:20
New study shows taking a dose a day for a week was more helpful than a single dose.

Skin Infections Common in High School Wrestlers, Study Finds

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 12:00
Germs on mats, helmets are likely culprits, but skin checks and hygiene might help cut risk, experts say

Prenatal Acetaminophen Use Tied to Higher Asthma Risk in Kids: Study

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 12:00
But the effect was small and experts say there's no reason to switch to other painkillers

Weight-Loss Surgery May Lengthen Older People's Lives: Study

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 12:00
But those under 35, and especially women, may not reap as much benefit

Babies' eye damage and Zika? Brazil study suggests a link

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 11:32
CHICAGO (AP) — A small study in Brazil says the Zika (Zee'-kuh) virus might cause eye damage in small-headed infants born to women infected during pregnancy.

Your Heart Needs Sleep

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 10:29
Think those ZZZs are optional? Your ticker disagrees.

TB Cases Falling for Foreign-Born People in U.S.

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 10:00
Study reports decrease among recent entrants from Mexico, China, India, Philippines and Vietnam

Rise in Marijuana Use Among U.S. Adults Less Than Reported: Study

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 10:00
New research counters 2015 finding that said pot use and related problems doubled over a decade

Infographic: How Certain Foods Light Up Your Brain

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 08:14
Design: Nancy Pham; reporting: Lisa Esposito

Many U.S. Women Still Smoke Before, During Pregnancy: Report

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 08:00
Smoking puts about 300,000 infants at risk each year, experts say

National Smoking Bans Help Everyone, Especially Nonsmokers: Study

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 08:00
Review of worldwide research finds reductions in heart disease after restrictions introduced

Flu Shot May Guard Against Irregular Heart Rate: Study

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 08:00
Vaccination was associated with fewer cases of atrial fibrillation, but more research is needed, authors say

Dogs' IQs Can Vary, Study Shows

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 08:00
Canines also exhibit signs of dementia that might help shed light on memory, thinking problems in humans