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As Tropical Storm Erika Eyes Southeastern U.S., Residents Need to Prepare

People should have emergency communication plan in place, stock up on essential supplies

Could Oral Contraceptives Help Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Only association was seen, and older women shouldn't take the pill to treat symptoms, experts say

FDA Approves Repatha for High Cholesterol

A leading cause of heart disease

FDA Warns of Joint Pain Tied to Common Type 2 Diabetes Drugs

Agency advises users with such symptoms to contact their doctor

Guidelines for Preventing Catheter Infections in ICU Often Ignored: Study

Only 44 percent of health-care providers said they follow CDC recommendations

Hate Hangovers? Then Don't Drink Too Much

Researchers say supposed cures don't chase away that woozy morning-after misery

Health Highlights: Aug 28, 2015
  • Bread Recalled Due to Possible Glass Fragments

Health Tip: Dive Safely

And avoid injury

How Parents Add to Math Anxiety

Voicing concerns, helping with homework may increase child's fear, study finds

Many Parents Unaware of Dangers E-Cigarettes Pose to Little Kids: Survey

Users should store liquid nicotine where small children can't find it, researchers say

Many Seniors With Cancer Use Alternative Medicines: Study

And a majority of these patients don't tell their doctors about it

Obesity May Be Linked to Greater Risk of Stillbirth

High blood pressure, placental problems could be the connection, researchers say

Settling the Back-to-School Jitters

Mental health expert says some kids get anxious about returning to the classroom, but parents can help

Women Soldiers No More Likely to Develop PTSD, Study Finds

No reason to keep females from combat, researchers say

FDA Approves Second Drug in New Class of Cholesterol-Lowering Medications

Trials showed Repatha slashed 'bad' LDL cholesterol levels in those who couldn't tolerate statins

'Goth' Teens Report More Depression, Self-Harm

But study findings didn't prove cause-and-effect, only showed an association

Growth Hormone May Lower Odds of Fractures in Older Women

But researcher says high cost, need to get shots in clinics make it an unlikely osteoporosis treatment

How Reliable Are Medical Studies? Half of Findings Couldn't Be Replicated

Healthy skepticism needed for some scientific claims, researcher says

Injuries Tied to Illegal Meth Labs on the Rise: CDC

'Shake-and-bake' chemical explosions are one common, dangerous accident, agency report says

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