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Ebola Outbreak in Liberia May Be Slowing: WHO

Ebola Outbreak in Liberia May Be Slowing: WHO

But health agency says epidemic in West Africa is far from under control

Ebola Outbreak in Liberia May Be Slowing: WHO

But health agency says epidemic in West Africa is far from under control

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Ebola Outbreak in Liberia May Be Slowing: WHO

Ebola Outbreak in Liberia May Be Slowing: WHO

But health agency says epidemic in West Africa is far from under control

Discovery of 100-Plus Genes Tied to Autism May Improve Treatments

Disorder has a 'very large number of potential causes,' researcher says

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Discovery of 100-Plus Genes Tied to Autism May Improve Treatments

Discovery of 100-Plus Genes Tied to Autism May Improve Treatments

Disorder has a 'very large number of potential causes,' researcher says

FDA Approves New Vaccine to Protect Against Meningitis

Trumenba guards against type of bacteria that is one of leading causes of life-threatening disease

Voters' Views on Obamacare Split Along Party Lines

Health care is third most important issue to Americans in fall elections, according to polls

High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet May Help With Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy

Regimens seem to cut down on seizures but are hard to stick to long-term, study shows

Many U.S. Colleges Have Indoor Tanning Salons On, Near Campus: Study

Universities should ban them because of skin cancer risk, researchers say

Is Milk Your Friend or Foe?

Instead of reduction in fractures, study suggests higher risk of heart disease, cancer

Plastics' Chemical May Affect Baby Boys' Genital Development

Link between phthalates and possible defect needs more study, researcher says

Scientists Create Tiny Stomachs From Stem Cells

Feat may help researchers learn more about causes of stomach diseases

Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Trouble

Study finds they're more likely than men to delay seeking medical help

Can Lots of Sex Protect the Prostate?

Men who sleep with plenty of women less likely to develop cancer in the gland, study suggests

Stroke Prevention Guidelines Emphasize Healthy Lifestyle

Eat lots of fruits and veggies, get exercise, limit salt and don't smoke, experts say

Universal Helmet Laws May Help Save Young Motorcyclists

Study finds more serious head injuries in states with age restrictions only or none at all

FDA Cautions Against 'Undeclared' Food Allergens

Labels omitting certain ingredients are leading cause of FDA recalls

After Breast Cancer, Depression Risk Lingers

Study finds survivors more likely to need hospital care, antidepressants to cope than cancer-free women

Home Blood Pressure Monitors May Occasionally Miss the Mark

Study finds inaccurate readings in small percentage of patients

Less Competition Among Docs = Higher Medical Costs, Study Says

Average prices may be 5 percent more in some areas

Sleep Woes Common Among Troubled Young Children, Study Says

Researchers link psychiatric issues to 'behavioral insomnias of childhood'

Is Violent Crime in Some People's Genes?

New study shows certain DNA may raise odds for aggressive behavior