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Will 3-D Printing Revolutionize Medicine?
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:57:13 EST
A video and article about 3-D printing and how it's being used in medicine.

Many Obese U.S. Kids Think They're Thinner Than They Are
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:15:13 EST
They won't take steps to reach a healthy weight if they don't see the problem, experts note

Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:25:52 EST
Threat of respiratory disease may be up to 30 percent higher, study suggests

Obamacare Court Decisions: FAQ
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:45:12 EST
Obamacare Court Decisions: FAQ

Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg Clots
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:15:12 EST
Catheter-directed thrombolysis may carry higher risk of bleeding than conventional treatment, researchers say

Appeals Courts Split On Legality Of ACA Subsidies
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:05:39 EST
Appeals Courts Rule Differently on ACA Provision

Caffeine Powder: FAQ
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:28:52 EST
The story of an 18-year-old prom king, who according to media reports died from an irregular heartbeat and seizures brought on by a caffeine overdose, has raised questions about caffeine -- particularly the powdered form used by the teen.

Gene Discoveries Could Shed New Light on Schizophrenia
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:15:12 EST
Suspect DNA often tied to neurological 'pathways' centered on brain cell communication, experts say

Blood Test Might Help Predict Survival With Lou Gehrig's Disease
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:15:17 EST
Study findings may also help researchers test new ALS drugs, researchers suggest

Could Probiotics Help Tame High Blood Pressure?
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:23:45 EST
Study suggests effect from helpful microbes in yogurt, supplements, but more research is needed

No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:20:27 EST
And women tend to fare worse than men, study finds

Guns and Dementia
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:20:42 EST
A new survey on access to guns by people with dementia finds that caregivers and family members of people being evaluated for cognitive problems did not consistently remove guns from their homes or keep them locked up.

Asthma Drug May Help Those With Chronic Hives
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:15:11 EST
Xolair found safe, effective for reducing symptoms, study finds

Fruit Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:15:12 EST
Fruit Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination

Irregular Heart Rhythm Ups Stroke Risk Soon After Heart Surgery
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:15:08 EST
Older age, past stroke among factors that boost short and long-term odds of post-op stroke, study finds

Waistlines of U.S. Kids Seem to Be Holding Steady, Study Finds
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:15:14 EST
But too many children and teens remain obese, experts say

Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:15:12 EST
Expectant moms' use of nicotine-replacement therapy could also spell problems for kids, study suggests

Common Genes Implicated in Autism Study
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 15:15:10 EST
Findings suggest genetics play a bigger role than environment in risk of disorder

HIV Diagnoses Down in U.S., Except for Young Gay Males: CDC
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 13:15:12 EST
Messages about safe sex may be falling on deaf ears, researcher notes

Many Young Adults Misinformed About Hookahs' Harms
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 09:19:06 EST
More than half surveyed said the water pipes weren't dangerous

HPV Test Beats Pap Smear in Gauging Cervical Cancer Risk, Study Finds
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:20:10 EST
Study of over 1 million women suggests it could be stand-alone screening method

Medicare Modifies Controversial Hospice Drug Rule
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:50:34 EST
Medicare Modifies Controversial Hospice Drug Rule

EPA Unveils New Bug Repellent Labeling
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:15:17 EST
Should work much like sunscreen SPF labels, telling users how much protection they will get, agency says

Full-Time Job May Disrupt Breast-Feeding Plans
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:19:19 EST
Study found moms who returned to part-time work were better able to meet their goals

Drug-Resistant Superbug Increasing in Southeast U.S. Hospitals
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:15:16 EST
Fivefold rise in cases reported at community hospitals over five years, study finds