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FDA Proposes E-Cigarette Regulations

FDA Proposes E-Cigarette Regulations

Opponents of the increasingly popular devices worry about their impact on children

FDA Proposes E-Cigarette Regulations

Opponents of the increasingly popular devices worry about their impact on children

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FDA Proposes E-Cigarette Regulations

FDA Proposes E-Cigarette Regulations

Opponents of the increasingly popular devices worry about their impact on children

FDA Reconsiders Behavior-Modifying 'Shock Devices'

Agency meets Thursday to discuss outlawing tools used on emotionally disabled kids

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FDA Reconsiders Behavior-Modifying 'Shock Devices'

FDA Reconsiders Behavior-Modifying 'Shock Devices'

Agency meets Thursday to discuss outlawing tools used on emotionally disabled kids

1 in 13 U.S. Schoolkids Takes Psych Meds: Report

More than half of parents said the drugs are helpful

Workplace Ladder Falls a Major Cause of Deaths, Injuries: CDC

There were 113 ladder-related deaths, more than 34,000 ER-treated injuries in 2011 alone

Internet May Help Seniors Avoid Depression

Social connections lessen loneliness, especially for older adults living alone, researcher says

Genetic Code of Tsetse Fly May Help Fight Sleeping Sickness

Scientists spent a decade sequencing its genome, and hope to find new targets for pest control

Kids' Genetic Risk for Obesity Rises With Age, Study Finds

Between ages 4 and 10, genes seem to play increasing role in how big kids will grow

Vitamin D May Not Lower Seniors' Fall Risk

Researchers conclude there isn't enough evidence to support supplement use

Frozen as Good as Fresh for Fecal Transplants for Diarrhea: Study

Researchers looked at recurring infections caused by C. difficile bacteria

Seniors Who Suffer Mental Declines May Face Earlier Death: Study

Those with memory loss fared better than those who showed deficits in thinking abilities

People With More Education May Recover Better From Brain Injury

Study looked at adults hurt in motor vehicle crashes, falls

Pot Smoking May Pose Heart Dangers, Study Suggests

But some believe the study is flawed

Aspirin's Ability to Prevent Colon Cancer May Depend on Your Genes

Benefit was seen only with enzyme present, but study isn't definitive

A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy

Less than a glass a day may also help the heart in those who already have kidney disease, researchers found

For Many Men, Impotence Is Treatable Without Drugs

And there's a bonus: heart-healthy changes will boost overall well-being, too, experts say

Religious Music a High Note for Older Christians

Reduced anxiety, other mental health benefits noted in survey

Gene Therapy May Enhance Cochlear Implants, Animal Study Finds

Growth of cells in inner ear may boost sound sensitivity, researchers say

Guys: Don't Take Your Y Chromosome for Granted

It may contain genes important to male survival, researchers say

Scientists Study Gene Clues From 115-Year-Old Woman

In research into longevity, they found her white blood cells had many seemingly harmless mutations