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A Little Booze Does Get Men Smiling, Study Confirms

The liquid social lubricant seems to foster 'contagious' grinning among guys

CDC Monitoring Those Who Had Contact With Ebola Patient

Unidentified man at Dallas hospital developed symptoms days after flying from West Africa

Could a Fading Sense of Smell Point to Earlier Death?

Study found inability to distinguish odors predicted higher odds of dying over next 5 years

Experimental Cervical Cancer Vaccine Looks Promising in Trial

Research suggests the HPV shot could prevent 90 percent of malignancies

Genes May Make Some More Prone to Heart Disease When Under Stress

Lifestyle changes could make big difference for people with a genetic risk, researchers say

Health Highlights: Oct. 1, 2014
  • Doctors, Hospitals Received Billions From Drug and Medical Device Companies

  • Experts Challenge Brain Injury Settlement Between NFL and Former Players

  • New Viagra Ad Targets Women

Health Tip: Help Prevent Acne Scars

Wash skin twice daily

Health Tip: Plan Ahead for Healthy Dinners

And avoid last-minute stress

Healthy Lifestyle Before Pregnancy May Cut Gestational Diabetes Risk

Factors that appear to lower odds include healthy weight, exercise and no smoking

New Clues to How Colds Can Spur Asthma Attacks

Finding provides new target for drug development, experts say

Oncologists' Group Calls for Measures to Curb Obesity-Related Cancers

Better screening and treatments for obesity top to-do list, experts say

Preterm Birth, Pneumonia Leading Causes of Death for Children Under 5

New global estimates suggest 2 million die each year from these conditions

CDC Confirms First Patient Diagnosed With Ebola in United States

Unidentified man at Dallas hospital developed symptoms days after flying from West Africa

Fish Oil Supplements Have Little Effect on Irregular Heartbeat: Study

Atrial fibrillation increases the risk for stroke, researchers note

Groups Call for Medicare Coverage of Lung Cancer Screening

CT scans for high-risk seniors covered by private insurers, but Medicare not required to do so

Head Injuries May Raise Chances of Risky Behavior by Teens

Study found adolescents were more likely to smoke, drink, have poor grades after bad concussion

Health Highlights: Sept. 30, 2014
  • New Viagra Ad Targets Women

  • Data Reveals Drug Company Payments to Health Providers

  • Companies Fined Over False Claims of Caffeine-Infused Underwear

  • Big Tobacco Resists Court-Ordered Anti-Smoking Ads

Herceptin Best for Certain Breast Cancer Patients, Study Says

Drug should remain standard of care for HER2-positive tumors, doctors say

Obesity Tied to Higher Cancer Risk for Colon Cancer Survivors

Finding is yet another reason to maintain a healthy weight, experts say

Recessions May Thwart a Woman's Motherhood Plans Forever: Study

Research found initial impact was most pronounced among women in their 20s, and lasted until they were in their 40s

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