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Early Hormone Therapy May Be Safe for Women's Hearts

Early Hormone Therapy May Be Safe for Women's Hearts

Hormone replacement started soon after menopause wasn't linked to hardening of the arteries in study

Early Hormone Therapy May Be Safe for Women's Hearts

Hormone replacement started soon after menopause wasn't linked to hardening of the arteries in study

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Early Hormone Therapy May Be Safe for Women's Hearts

Early Hormone Therapy May Be Safe for Women's Hearts

Hormone replacement started soon after menopause wasn't linked to hardening of the arteries in study

CDC Downplays Ebola's Threat to the United States

Deadly virus relatively slow to transmit, and travel factors make spread from West Africa unlikely

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CDC Downplays Ebola's Threat to the United States

CDC Downplays Ebola's Threat to the United States

Deadly virus relatively slow to transmit, and travel factors make spread from West Africa unlikely

Healthy School Lunches Get Thumbs Up From Students

Kids aren't avoiding healthier fare or throwing more food away, research shows

Facial Dimensions May Be Key to First Impressions

Findings especially relevant to social media's obsession with 'selfies,' researchers say

Pacemakers Common for Those With Dementia and Irregular Heartbeats

Study couldn't explain why more dementia patients had operation, though families' wishes likely a factor

Heat Stroke a Greater Threat to Endurance Runners Than Heart Problems: Study

More education needed about how to prevent it, researchers say

'Fist Bump' May Beat Handshake for Cleanliness

U.K. researchers found it transferred about a tenth of the bacteria that gripping hands did

Chronic Medical Conditions Can Shorten Seniors' Lives: Study

Preventing older people from developing additional illnesses may boost life expectancy, researcher says

Doctors Urge Meningitis Shots for Vulnerable Infants, Children

And teens, college students should make sure their vaccines are up to date, says Academy of Pediatrics

Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea May Trigger Weight Gain

Study found overweight kids who had surgery were more likely to become obese within seven months

Healthy 'Brown Fat' May Cut Odds for Obesity, Diabetes

Study confirmed it helps regulate blood sugar levels, increases insulin sensitivity in people with more of it

Inflammatory Muscle Disorder May Raise Risk for Heart Attack, Stroke

Patients with polymyalgia rheumatica may be more likely to develop vascular disease, study shows

Preemies May Have Higher Risk of Blood Clots, Even as Adults

Odds are small, but family, doctors should keep possibility in mind, researchers say

Healthy Habits May Help Childhood Cancer Survivors Avoid Chronic Ills

Lifestyle choices influence long-term outcomes, researcher says

The 'Hobby Lobby Ruling' and What It Means for U.S. Health Care

Some predict challenges to medical practices that conflict with religious beliefs; others dismiss such scenarios as alarmist

IRS Caps Fines on Uninsured Americans at $12K for Family of 5

Maximum payment set at nearly $2,500 for individuals

Lift U.S. Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men, Experts Say

American Red Cross, other groups also urge easing restrictions due to better blood screening

Wives' Higher Education May Not Affect Divorce Rate

Couples with equal levels of academic achievement less likely to split than if husbands have more, study finds

Don't Let Kids Drink Pool Water

Expert offers tips for spotting chlorine poisoning, bacterial infection, secondary drowning in kids