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Most U.S. Hepatitis C Infections May Be Missed: Study

Most U.S. Hepatitis C Infections May Be Missed: Study

In one state, only one from 183 diagnosed cases met reporting criteria for CDC

Most U.S. Hepatitis C Infections May Be Missed: Study

In one state, only one from 183 diagnosed cases met reporting criteria for CDC

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Most U.S. Hepatitis C Infections May Be Missed: Study

Most U.S. Hepatitis C Infections May Be Missed: Study

In one state, only one from 183 diagnosed cases met reporting criteria for CDC

White Men May Get Better Treatment for Abnormal Heartbeat

Women and minorities with atrial fibrillation less likely to receive standard of care, study says

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White Men May Get Better Treatment for Abnormal Heartbeat

White Men May Get Better Treatment for Abnormal Heartbeat

Women and minorities with atrial fibrillation less likely to receive standard of care, study says

Scans Suggest Recurrent Depression May Take Toll on the Brain

Shrinkage seen in region where new memories are made

Endurance Athletes Should Only Drink When Thirsty, Experts Say

Consuming excess fluids can lead to dangerous drop in sodium levels

Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pills Offer Little Benefit: Study

For serious grass allergy, shots may be more effective, researcher says

Did One Gene Mutation Launch the Black Death?

Scientists find single change in the plague bacterium's DNA may have changed the course of history

Too Few Men With Low-Risk Prostate Cancers Get 'Watch and Wait' Approach

Study finds 12 percent or fewer getting active surveillance

Women's Faces Are Redder During Ovulation, Study Says

But these subtle changes aren't detectable to the human eye

Umbilical Cord 'Milking' May Help Preemies Delivered by C-Section

Gentle massaging can boost blood pressure, blood flow among these babies, research shows

Make CPR, Defibrillator Training Mandatory for High School Graduation: Experts

Having everyone learn these lifesaving interventions could boost cardiac arrest survival, panel says

Cystic Fibrosis Might Be Deadlier for Hispanics, Study Suggests

Genetic differences may thwart response to latest treatments, researchers say

Americans Want Online Access to Doctors, Health Records: Survey

But many are unaware of existing options, findings suggest

A Healthy Body Often Equals a Healthy Brain

Experts stress that exercise, good diet help maintain memory as much as mental challenges do

Heart Association's Stroke Guidelines Support Clot-Removing Device

If clot-busting drugs don't work, device can be used to pull the blockage out through the artery

Trauma, PTSD May Raise Women's Odds of Heart Attack, Stroke: Study

But the research didn't establish a cause-and-effect relationship

Diabetes Rates Fall in Neighborhoods With Healthy Food, Parks and Gyms

Study suggests making these resources easily accessible, affordable might cut odds of disease

1 in 3 American Adults Owns a Gun, Survey Finds

Most are older white men rooted in a social gun culture

Can Orange Juice, Grapefruit Raise Your Melanoma Risk?

Study authors think compounds in citrus may sensitize skin to sunlight, but further study needed

U.S. Kids Suffer High Rates of Assault, Abuse, Study Finds

Long-term effects include poor mental and physical health, experts say