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Report Identifies Game Changers for U.S. Health Care

Report Identifies Game Changers for U.S. Health Care

Recent innovations, developments may transform direction of patient care in next decade, researchers say

Report Identifies Game Changers for U.S. Health Care

Recent innovations, developments may transform direction of patient care in next decade, researchers say

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Report Identifies Game Changers for U.S. Health Care

Report Identifies Game Changers for U.S. Health Care

Recent innovations, developments may transform direction of patient care in next decade, researchers say

Breast Milk a Risk for Spreading Common Virus to Preemies, Study Finds

CMV dangerous for low birth weight infants, but mom can be tested before delivery to see if she carries virus

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Breast Milk a Risk for Spreading Common Virus to Preemies, Study Finds

Breast Milk a Risk for Spreading Common Virus to Preemies, Study Finds

CMV dangerous for low birth weight infants, but mom can be tested before delivery to see if she carries virus

Ebola Cases Could Reach 1.4 Million in Months, CDC Predicts

Isolating infected patients is the best way to stem the epidemic, health officials say

NIH Adds $10M to Encourage Gender Balance in Clinical Trials

These strategic investments help incorporate sex into existing funded studies, U.S. health officials say

Job Worries Can Raise Asthma Risk, Study Says

Findings support idea that work-related stress contributes to development of respiratory disorder

Health Woes to Worsen Due to Climate Change, Study Warns

Experts predict surge in breathing problems, infections and food shortages

Study: Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors May Prevent 80 Percent of Heart Attacks

Men who follow 5 guidelines dramatically cut their risk, researchers say

Study Suggests Why Pregnant Women Get Sicker From Flu

An aggressive immune system response may worsen symptoms, researchers say

Many Parents Use Online Ratings to Pick a Pediatrician, Study Finds

Reliability of the reviews is a concern, experts say

Pediatricians Urge Flu Vaccine for All Kids 6 Months and Older

Nasal spray vaccine can be considered for many kids 2 to 8, doctors say

Newborn ICUs With Private Family Rooms Benefit Preemies: Study

More close contact with mothers may explain greater weight gains, fewer procedures, less stress

Some Women Need Tests for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Experts Say

Guidelines include all sexually active females 24 and younger, plus older women deemed at higher risk

Behavioral Counseling Urged for Teens, Young Adults at Risk for STDs

'Intensive' instruction most effective for curbing dangerous practices, U.S. health experts say

Brainwaves May Help Gauge Autism Severity: Study

Seeing how fast a child processes sounds might lead to earlier diagnosis, too, researchers say

Diabetes Drug Metformin May Affect Thyroid in Some Patients

Medicine tied to lower thyroid-stimulating hormone levels in those with underactive thyroid

Could Low Iron Intake During Pregnancy Raise Autism Risk?

Study reinforces benefits of taking supplements as recommended

Noninvasive Devices May Help Migraines, FDA Says

New treatments might aid those who can't tolerate medications

Can Brain Scans Help Predict Young Children's Reading Abilities?

Imaging might detect early reading troubles like dyslexia, researchers say

E-Cigarettes Don't Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking: Study

Long-term safety, effectiveness of the devices still unclear, researchers caution