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Chronic Gambling Linked to Depression, Impulsivity

Both should be treated at the same time, researchers say


Could a Noisy Neighborhood Make You Fat?

Constant exposure to traffic, trains and planes may add inches to your waist, researchers report


Don't Give Heart-Healthy Patients Blood Pressure Drugs Before Surgery: Study

But those with three or four heart risk factors may benefit from getting beta-blockers


For Kids Who Stutter, Rhythm Perception May Be Key

Expert says study emphasizes brain differences in those with speech problem


Gene Testing Can Be Flawed, Study Finds

Labs interpret findings differently, perhaps leading to inappropriate 'treatment'


Global Trial Finds HIV Drugs Should Be Taken Right After Diagnosis

Those who started medications early fared better than those who waited until immune systems weakened


Hallucinations, Delusions Uncommon in General Population: Study

Women, people in wealthier nations more likely to experience these psychotic experiences


Health Highlights: May 27, 2015
  • Live Anthrax Spores Sent Accidentally to U.S. Labs

  • White House Puts Hold on Type of Gene Engineering

  • GMO-Free Similac Advance Baby Formula Announced


Health Tip: Avoiding Overuse Injury

Vary your exercise routine


Health Tip: How Loud is Too Loud?

Signs you may be damaging your hearing


Helpful Bacteria May Help Detect Cancers That Have Spread to Liver

Researchers used harmless strain of E. coli to find metastatic disease in mice


Mediterranean Diet Tied to Lower Odds of Uterine Cancer

Women who followed it most closely saw significant reduction in risk, study suggests


More Evidence That High-Fiber Diet May Curb Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Effect might be largely due to weight loss linked to eating more grains and vegetables, experts say


MS May Raise Odds for Earlier Death, Study Finds

Younger people with the disease appear to face an even greater risk of dying prematurely


Poorer Blacks May Face Higher Odds of Heart Disease

For black women, study finds risk is doubled among those with lowest income


Smokers May Be Less Likely to Vote

'Marginalization' could extend to political mistrust, study suggests


Vegan Diet Might Ease Diabetic Nerve Pain

Study found those who followed it lost average of 15 pounds, had improved blood flow to feet


White Matter Damage in Brain May Help Spot Early Alzheimer's

Study finds widespread changes using specialized MRI