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CDC Monitoring Those Who Had Contact With Ebola Patient

CDC Monitoring Those Who Had Contact With Ebola Patient

Now being treated at Dallas hospital, he developed symptoms days after arriving from West Africa

CDC Monitoring Those Who Had Contact With Ebola Patient

Now being treated at Dallas hospital, he developed symptoms days after arriving from West Africa

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CDC Monitoring Those Who Had Contact With Ebola Patient

CDC Monitoring Those Who Had Contact With Ebola Patient

Now being treated at Dallas hospital, he developed symptoms days after arriving from West Africa

Jealous, Moody Women May Face Higher Alzheimer's Risk, Study Says

Chronic stress, neuroticism in midlife linked to doubled odds of dementia, researchers suggest

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Jealous, Moody Women May Face Higher Alzheimer's Risk, Study Says

Jealous, Moody Women May Face Higher Alzheimer's Risk, Study Says

Chronic stress, neuroticism in midlife linked to doubled odds of dementia, researchers suggest

Could a Fading Sense of Smell Point to Earlier Death?

Study found inability to distinguish odors predicted higher odds of dying over next 5 years

Living Near a Highway May Be Bad for Your Blood Pressure

Traffic pollution, noise might be linked to raised risk, researchers say

Genes May Make Some More Prone to Heart Disease When Under Stress

Lifestyle changes could make big difference for people with a genetic risk, researchers say

New Clues to How Colds Can Spur Asthma Attacks

Finding provides new target for drug development, experts say

Healthy Lifestyle Before Pregnancy May Cut Gestational Diabetes Risk

Factors that appear to lower odds include healthy weight, exercise and no smoking

Experimental Cervical Cancer Vaccine Looks Promising in Trial

Research suggests the HPV shot could prevent 90 percent of malignancies

Oncologists' Group Calls for Measures to Curb Obesity-Related Cancers

Better screening and treatments for obesity top to-do list, experts say

Gene Study Finds No Proof Vitamin D Guards Against Type 2 Diabetes

Some past research had suggested a possible benefit against the disease

Preterm Birth, Pneumonia Leading Causes of Death for Children Under 5

New global estimates suggest 2 million die each year from these conditions

A Little Booze Does Get Men Smiling, Study Confirms

The liquid social lubricant seems to foster 'contagious' grinning among guys

Rat Study Suggests Light at Night Might Hamper Breast Cancer Therapy

Tumors in rodents exposed to dim light seemed to develop resistance to a common cancer drug

Acupuncture May Not Help Chronic Knee Pain, Study Finds

Laser, needle treatment worked no better than 'sham' procedure

Head Injuries May Raise Chances of Risky Behavior by Teens

Study found adolescents were more likely to smoke, drink, have poor grades after bad concussion

Social Support May Be Key to Heart Attack Recovery

Study found younger patients fared worse if they did not have family, friends to help afterwards

Recessions May Thwart a Woman's Motherhood Plans Forever: Study

Research found initial impact was most pronounced among women in their 20s, and lasted until they were in their 40s

Could a 'Fat Tongue' Be a Factor in Sleep Apnea?

In study, obese people with the disorder tended to have more fat at base of tongue

Spacing Between Sibling Births Tied to Autism Risk in Study

But authors, expert stressed that couples shouldn't base family planning on this finding