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5.5 Million Die Early From Air Pollution Worldwide

More than half of these fatalities occur in China and India, research shows

A Sneeze May Be Even Ickier Than You Thought

Slow-motion photos reveal a 'sheet' of expelled fluid that then breaks apart, researchers say

Another STD Spurs Concern

British study concludes Mycoplasma genitalium infection is transmitted through sexual contact

Child Abuse Costs Nations Billions of Dollars a Year: Panel

Laws, parent education and sex-abuse prevention programs are effective ways to keep kids safe, experts report

Could a Lung Cancer Drug Work Better With Coke?

Study finds cola boosts effectiveness of Tarceva for patients who are also taking a heartburn medicine

Gene Discovery Could Point to New Lyme Disease Test: Study

Researchers say patients have tell-tale genetic signatures, even after taking antibiotics

Health Highlights: Feb. 12, 2016
  • Rich Living Much Longer Than Poor in U.S.: Study

  • Barry Manilow Suffers Complications After Emergency Oral Surgery

  • Philip Morris Doesn't Have to Pay for Smokers' Lung Cancer Screenings: Court

Health Tip: If You're a Diabetes Caregiver

Educate and care for yourself, too

Health Tip: Set up a Safe Changing Table

Avoid injury while changing baby's diaper

Reliable Weight-Loss Programs May Be Hard to Find: Study

Most sampled from one geographic area didn't meet 5 key standards, researchers say

Researchers Probe Colombia's Claim of No Birth Defects Linked to Zika

Major public health institutions say it's too soon to tell whether the report is accurate

Study Ties Parents' Criticism to Persistent ADHD in Kids

If harsh comments focus on the child, rather than the behaviors, symptoms may linger, researcher says

Study: Global Water Crisis Worse Than Thought

Two-thirds of world's population experience severe water shortage at least one month a year, researchers find

Uncorrected Eye Problem Linked to Learning Issues for Preschoolers

Farsightedness can affect kids' readiness for school and may lead to literacy problems

Women With Asthma May Be Prone to Fertility Problems: Study

It might take longer to get pregnant and that difficulty increases with age, research suggests

CDC Offering Zika Virus Tests for Pregnant Women

Two U.S. women who contracted the virus while abroad suffered miscarriages, according to reports

Flu Hits Poor Neighborhoods the Hardest, Study Shows

Low economic status doubles your chances of hospitalization, no matter your race, researchers find

Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses Still Poorly Understood: Report

VA-sponsored study says people should be monitored for ALS, cancer and other diseases that take years to develop

Health Highlights: Feb. 11, 2016
  • Philip Morris Doesn't Have to Pay for Smokers' Lung Cancer Screenings: Court

  • All-Male Committee Upholds Utah Sales Tax on Feminine Hygiene Products

  • Second Trimester Abortion Method Targeted in Several States

  • Low Cancer Risk from Lumber Liquidators' Flooring: Report

Overactive Thyroid Linked to Breast Cancer Risk

But researchers added that their study did not prove cause-and-effect

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