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Loss of Teeth Linked to Physical, Mental Decline in Study

Loss of Teeth Linked to Physical, Mental Decline in Study

Researchers say association was strongest among 60- to 74-year-olds

Loss of Teeth Linked to Physical, Mental Decline in Study

Researchers say association was strongest among 60- to 74-year-olds

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Loss of Teeth Linked to Physical, Mental Decline in Study

Loss of Teeth Linked to Physical, Mental Decline in Study

Researchers say association was strongest among 60- to 74-year-olds

Some Blood Types Might Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study

But experts question value of finding when so many other risk factors for disease can be changed

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Some Blood Types Might Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study

Some Blood Types Might Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study

But experts question value of finding when so many other risk factors for disease can be changed

Most States Not Ready to Handle Infectious Disease Outbreaks: Report

Ebola, mumps, other illnesses suggest public health systems need strengthening, researchers say

Can You Balance on One Leg? You May Have Lower Stroke Risk

Inability to stand on one foot for 20-plus seconds could suggest brain vessel damage, study contends

Study Supports Benefit of Widely Used Glaucoma Drug

Prostaglandin analogue eye drops can slow deterioration of vision that comes with the disease

Arriving Now at Gate 42: Measles

CDC report of transmission in U.S. air terminal shows how easily the virus can spread

Common Painkillers May Help Prevent Certain Skin Cancers, Study Finds

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

Smog Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Autism Risk

Expert notes, however, that potential threat is small

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