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Tips for Safe Snow Fun

Winter sports account for more than 343,000 injuries in U.S. a year, experts say

1 in 5 Preemies With Lung Disease Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

22 percent were from what parents said were nonsmoking homes, study finds

Airport Screenings Miss Roughly Half of Sick Travelers: Study

Dishonesty among passengers about exposure to diseases biggest barrier to effective checks

Belief in Acupuncture Key to Effect on Back Pain, Study Suggests

Doctor says finding illustrates power of placebo effect

ER Physician Raises Concerns About Powdered Caffeine

One teaspoon of substance equivalent to about 25 cups of coffee

Global Blood Pressure Program Could Save Millions of Lives, Experts Say

Improving access to care, treatment is key, especially in lower-income countries

Health Highlights: Feb. 27, 2015
  • Actor Leonard Nimoy Dies of COPD at Age 83

  • U.S. Military Ends Ebola Mission in Liberia

  • U.S. Abstinence Programs in Africa Ineffective Against HIV/AIDS: Study

  • Restrict Use of New Meningitis Vaccines: Experts

Health Tip: Offer Kids the 5 Food Groups

Here are suggested healthier choices

Hepatitis C Infections in Hospitals Show Need for Tight Infection Control Practices

In both cases, there were breaches in safety rules, CDC reports

Hospital Design May Not Boost Patient Satisfaction, Research Suggests

Aesthetics aren't as important as care from doctors, nurses and staff, study notes

Immune System Changes Tied to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Researchers saw evidence only in first 3 years of disease, findings could lead to early test

In Northeast, Weather Changes May Mean More Ticks, Earlier

Warming trend could affect the spread of Lyme disease, research suggests

Study Links Recession to Spike in Suicides Among Middle-Aged

Big jump in rates seen during 2007-2010, when U.S. economy was lagging

When Babies Spit Up, Don't Panic

Expert offers tips on lowering chances of episodes, knowing when to worry

Fewer Americans Burdened by Medical Bills: Study

Health reform, recovering economy may be easing families' financial problems, experts say

Health Tip: Eat Right to Get Through Winter

Help battle winter doldrums

Health Tip: Protect Against Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Never run the car inside the garage

Rise in Use of Animals for Research

Study says 73 percent increase due to using more mice, and fewer cats and dogs

U.S. Pedestrian Death Rate Leveling Off, But Still Too High

Governors' safety group reports more than 2,100 killed in early 2014

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