Financial Stress Can Take a Toll on Women's Hearts
May 4th, 2015
For women, money problems may be linked with an increased risk of heart attack.
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Ebola Survivors Should Use Condoms Indefinitely, CDC Says
Ebola Virus Image
May 1st, 2015
The Ebola virus can remain in semen for longer than previously thought, and men who survive the disease should always use a condom during sex, the CDC says.
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Child Prodigies and Autism: Is There a Genetic Link?
A young boy types on a computer.
May 1st, 2015
Children who are prodigies may have certain genetic traits in common with people who have autism, new research suggests.
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Deadly, Lesser-Known Head and Neck Cancers Can't be Ignored (Op-Ed)
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May 2nd, 2015
When pain persists, always see a doctor — too many head and neck cancers grow deadly while they are ignored.
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Even a Little Walking Can Improve Your Health, Study Suggests
Three older women go walking together
April 30th, 2015
People who walk for just 30 minutes daily benefit from it, a new study finds.
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Why Some Women Lose More Weight from Exercise
A heavy woman stands back-to-back with a thin woman.
April 30th, 2015
Some women get more benefit than others from doing the same type of exercise, and genes now researchers say they know one reason why.
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Insomnia Can Worsen Chronic Pain Conditions
A woman rubs her head as if in pain, while her husband sleeps.
May 1st, 2015
People who have problems sleeping may also be more sensitive to pain, new research finds.
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ADHD Rates Are Lower at Higher Elevations, Study Finds
Two children sit on a hillside.
May 1st, 2015
Kids who live at higher elevations may face a lower risk of ADHD than kids who live closer to sea level, researchers say.
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Colorado Plague Outbreak Shows It's Hard to Diagnose the Disease
A scanning electron micrograph of a flea.
April 30th, 2015
Doctors and veterinarians in the southwestern United States should keep an eye out for cases of plague, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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