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Adult-Onset Asthma Might Raise Heart Risks

But shared risk factors, such as air pollution, might explain the connection, researchers say


Blood Test Might Someday Predict Your Stroke Risk

People with high levels of certain 'biomarkers' had significantly higher odds for an attack, study found


Cancer on Course to Become Top Killer of Americans

Report shows it will probably eclipse heart disease as leading cause of death in coming years


Cheap Face Masks Little Help Against Air Pollutants

Scientists say close-fitting surgical styles are a better alternative


Could Weight-Loss Surgery Boost Odds of Preemie Birth?

Monitoring is essential, especially later in pregnancy, study suggests


Diabetes Drug May Help Kids With Autism Fight Unwanted Pounds

Weight gain is a side effect of antipsychotic drugs used to treat irritability and agitation


Excess Weight Tied to Higher Risk for Many Cancers, Experts Say

International committee finds thinner folks less likely to develop variety of malignancies


Health Highlights: Aug. 24, 2016
  • CDC Provides $6.8 Million More to Fight Zika

  • First Child to Receive Double Hand Transplant Doing Well

  • Florida Teen Makes Rare Recovery From Brain-Eating Amoeba Infection


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Kids' Mild Brain Injury Can Have Long-Term Effects

Early head trauma linked to psychiatric, financial issues as adults, study finds


Medical Marijuana's Pain Relief May Work Better for Men

Study found male users reporting bigger benefits compared to women


Season of Conception May Affect Fetal Brain Growth

Babies conceived in winter more apt to have learning problems and vitamin D might play a role, study finds


Senior Years May Truly Be Golden for Happiness

Researchers find people get less stressed and are more content as they age


Stress May Take Greatest Toll on Younger Women's Hearts: Study

Female heart disease patients under 50 were 4 times more likely than male peers to show effects, study found


Zika May Persist for Months in Newborns, Study Shows

Brazilian infant appeared outwardly fine at birth, but neurological troubles arose later