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Dangerous Use of Growth Hormone Surges Among U.S. Teens

Many young people are ordering dubious, hazardous products off of the Internet, researchers warn

Health Highlights: July 23, 2014
  • CDC Director Says Antibiotic Resistance a Growing Threat

  • Judge Says FDA Can't Use Panel's Report on Menthols

  • Videotaping Ob/Gyn Costs Hopkins $190 Million

Health Tip: Eating for Your Age

Suggestions for men in their 60s

Many Obese U.S. Kids Think They're Thinner Than They Are

They won't take steps to reach a healthy weight if they don't see the problem, experts note

Parent's Death May Raise Risk of Early Death for Grown Children, Study Suggests

Odds of dying prematurely 50 percent higher in adults who'd lost a parent in childhood, researchers report

Weight Loss Surgery May Help Ease Urinary Incontinence

Nearly two-thirds of women had significant improvement of their symptoms, researchers report

2 Courts, 2 Different Decisions on Key Obamacare Provision

Rulings conflict over subsidies for people who bought insurance through HealthCare.gov, the federal website

American Red Cross Issues Urgent Call for Blood Donations

'Emergency situation' could arise in weeks if shortages continue

Blood Test Might Help Predict Survival With Lou Gehrig's Disease

Study findings may also help researchers test new ALS drugs, researchers suggest

Gene Discoveries Could Shed New Light on Schizophrenia

Suspect DNA often tied to neurological 'pathways' centered on brain cell communication, experts say

Health Highlights: July 22, 2014
  • Judge Says FDA Can't Use Panel's Report on Menthols

  • Videotaping Ob/Gyn Costs Hopkins $190 Million

High-Salt Diets Could Double Risk of Heart Woes for Diabetics

Risk even greater for people whose diabetes isn't well-controlled, study finds

Injuries on the Increase in High School Lacrosse, Study Shows

More than 22 percent of injuries are concussions, researchers call for better player protections

MERS Virus Found in Air in Camel Barn

Genetic analysis shows viral sample from barn matched strain found in barn owner and camel, study shows

Obamacare Dealt Setback by Federal Appeals Court

Ruling invalidates subsidies for people who bought insurance through HealthCare.gov, the federal website

Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids

Threat of respiratory disease may be up to 30 percent higher, study suggests

Parents of Children With Autism Need Help, Too

Study found mothers who were taught stress-reduction skills had less depression, anxiety

Sleepless Nights After Divorce May Be Tied to Blood Pressure Rise

Small study finds delayed reaction among those who had trouble resting for more than 10 weeks

Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg Clots

Catheter-directed thrombolysis may carry higher risk of bleeding than conventional treatment, researchers say

Technique Used in Some Hysterectomies May Help Spread Cancer: Study

Cutting uterus into smaller fragments for minimally invasive removal can disperse undetected malignancy

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