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Certain Type of Brain Malformation May Be Best Left Alone

Saying no to surgery, radiation tied to better outcomes in study of abnormal brain connections


Could Cow Fertilizer Help Spread Antibiotic Resistance?

Researchers found high levels of genes for drug resistance in manure from dairy cattle


Eye 'Training' May Help Restore Some Vision Lost to Glaucoma

Gains seen after 3 months using experimental computer program, study says


Fear Won't Boost Exam Scores: Study

Researchers found scare tactics could actually backfire, result in lower grades


For Teen Drivers, Unruly Passengers May Be Greater Threat Than Phones

Findings underscore importance of license restrictions, researchers say


Glaucoma Drug May Help Reverse Obesity-Related Vision Loss

Study gave Diamox, along with weight-loss plan, to patients with a different eye disease


Health Highlights: April 22, 2014
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Health Tip: Signs That You've Become Ill on a Trip

Don't ignore these symptoms


Health Tip: Wash Hands for Food Safety

When you should scrub up


Low Blood Sugar May Affect Heartbeat in People With Diabetes

Study found abnormal rhythms when blood sugar dipped at night in people with type 2 disease


Majority of Americans Support Obamacare Birth Control Provision: Survey

Nearly 7 of 10 favor universal health plan coverage for contraceptives


Mental Illness Not a Driving Force Behind Crime: Study

Few crimes committed by mentally ill patients were directly linked to symptoms, researcher notes


New Drugs May Help Prevent Migraines

Two early trials show two experimental compounds reduced number of headaches for sufferers


Size of Fetus May Affect Stillbirth Risk

Study linked abnormally low or high weight to greater odds of fetal death


Spouse's Sunny Outlook May Be Good for Your Health

Physical well-being seems to get a boost from having an optimistic partner, study finds


Two Drugs Work Equally Well for Epileptic Seizures in Kids: Study

Ativan, Valium both good options for emergency treatment, experts say