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U.S. Waistlines Keep Growing, With Women Leading the Way

U.S. Waistlines Keep Growing, With Women Leading the Way

Average is nearly 39 inches, CDC researchers find

U.S. Waistlines Keep Growing, With Women Leading the Way

Average is nearly 39 inches, CDC researchers find

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U.S. Waistlines Keep Growing, With Women Leading the Way

U.S. Waistlines Keep Growing, With Women Leading the Way

Average is nearly 39 inches, CDC researchers find

Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDC

Increases highest among whites, and people between 55 and 64

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Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDC

Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDC

Increases highest among whites, and people between 55 and 64

Urine Test for HPV Works Well, Analysis Finds

It's a less invasive way to spot virus linked to cervical cancer; may increase screening rates, researchers say

Combo Therapy Best for COPD: Study

Researchers found two-drug regimen cut death, hospitalization rates for the respiratory disease

Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer, Says New Report

But aging population and increasing obesity threaten progress

Modern Forensics Provides Clues to Death of Richard III

Analysis of skeletal remains sheds light on fatal injuries English king suffered in battle over 500 years ago

Most Treatments for Blood Clots Appear Safe, Effective

Analysis of studies shows almost all strategies have similar outcomes, Canadian researchers report

Researchers Don't See Long-Term Benefits From Drug for Preemies

Magnesium sulfate still useful in short term for helping to reduce risk of cerebral palsy, study says

Some Benefits of Screening Elderly Women for Breast Cancer Questioned

Mammograms for those aged 69 to 75 could result in overtreatment, researchers caution

Blood Test Spots Adult Depression: Study

It's as accurate as current methods, but can also confirm recovery, researchers contend

1 in 5 U.S. Men Admits to Violence Against Spouse, Partner

Acts include hitting, kicking, biting, choking, threatening with a weapon, survey finds

FDA to Probe Testosterone Therapy Claims, Safety

Joint committee to consider whether 'Low T' products are overprescribed and whether treatment raises heart risks

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Report Finds

Plus, teen tobacco use fell to new low in 2013, government statistics show

Nonsurgical Treatments Suggested for Women's Urinary Incontinence

Pelvic muscle exercises, bladder training and weight loss can help, doctors say

Blood Pressure Seems to Stay Lower Longer in Fitter Men

Study suggests heart-healthy exercise may keep blood vessels more flexible

Male Pattern Baldness Tied to Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests

Testosterone might be the link between the two, but more research needed to prove a connection

Study Sees Differences in Brain Connections of Kids With ADHD

Important networks that control behavior are slower to link up, scans show

Study Ties Multiple Births to Higher Costs, Complications

Researchers suggest limiting embryo transfers during infertility treatments

Older Patients More Likely to Fill Prescriptions for Generic Statins: Study

Higher use of cheaper types of cholesterol-lowering drugs led to a lower risk of heart problems