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Many Flu Infections Aren't Good Match for Vaccine: CDC

Many Flu Infections Aren't Good Match for Vaccine: CDC

But health officials still urge people to get inoculated because the shot should offer some protection

Many Flu Infections Aren't Good Match for Vaccine: CDC

But health officials still urge people to get inoculated because the shot should offer some protection

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Many Flu Infections Aren't Good Match for Vaccine: CDC

Many Flu Infections Aren't Good Match for Vaccine: CDC

But health officials still urge people to get inoculated because the shot should offer some protection

Common Painkillers May Help Prevent Certain Skin Cancers, Study Finds

But medications such as ibuprofen pose their own risks, experts say

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Common Painkillers May Help Prevent Certain Skin Cancers, Study Finds

Common Painkillers May Help Prevent Certain Skin Cancers, Study Finds

But medications such as ibuprofen pose their own risks, experts say

Scratch From Pet Rat Kills Child; CDC Warns of Risk

'Rat-bite fever' also sickened 16 others in 2000-2012 in San Diego County alone, report noted

Severe Hot Flashes During Menopause May Raise Hip Fracture Risk Later: Study

Researchers suspect that more marked hormonal changes may explain possible connection

Being Fit Keeps Blood Pressure in Check

Those in poorest shape were more likely to have high blood pressure, study found

Many People Misuse Devices for Asthma, Allergic Reaction

Memory of correct way to use inhalers, epinephrine pens faded over time, researchers report

Global Life Expectancy Continues to Climb

Women have slightly greater gains than men, study finds

Frail Elderly Might Benefit From High-Dose Flu Shot

Ramped-up vaccine elicits greater immune response, study finds

'Homing Signal' in Brain Helps Humans Navigate, Research Shows

Finding may explain why some people are less likely to get lost than others

Sensitive Parenting May Boost Kids' Social Skills, School Performance

Researchers found the positive effect lingered into adulthood

Stent Treatment May Lower Stroke Disability

Treatment must be given within 6 hours after a stroke starts, researchers say

Cheap Natural Compound May Help Smokers Quit

But cytisine isn't widely available, study authors note

Neurologists Say Jury Still Out on Medical Marijuana's Use for Brain Disorders

Easing federal restrictions on pot research might help get answers, doctors say

Migraine May Raise Risk for Bell's Palsy, Study Suggests

The headaches were tied to a doubling of odds for the facial paralysis, researchers say

Flying Time Could Raise Skin Cancer Risks for Pilots

Study found a one-hour flight equaled the UV ray exposure of a 20-minute tanning bed session

Seniors Still Given Potentially Dangerous Sedatives: Study

Drugs such as Xanax, Valium tied to confusion and falls, experts say

Expectant Dads May Also Have Hormonal Changes, Study Suggests

Experts can't explain why testosterone levels of men declined early in partner's pregnancy

Federal Health Marketplace Enrolls Another 2.5 Million Americans

Re-enrollment of current health-plan participants continues

Screening Test Finds Drugs That Show Promise Against Ebola

Researchers uncover 53 potential treatments; all are already FDA approved but need more study for this use