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Antidepressants in Pregnancy Tied to Slight Increase in Autism

But difference in risk is quite small, experts say


Health Highlights: July 20, 2017
  • Legionnaire's Disease Cases Linked to Graceland Hotel Rise to Nine



Health Tip: Talking in Your Sleep

Something to worry about?


How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

Don't shortchange yourself because it could cost you your health


Laser Therapy Shows Promise Against Eye 'Floaters'

These spots in vision can increase with age, researchers note


Scans May Show Consciousness in 'Comatose' Patients

Bedside exams often miss subtle signs that patient is 'awake,' study says


Senator McCain Faces a Tough Cancer Foe

The median survival for glioblastoma patients is about 15 months, oncologists say


Targeting 9 Risk Factors Could Prevent 1 in 3 Dementia Cases: Study

Reducing mid-life hearing loss might make the biggest difference


Travelers to Europe Need Measles Protection: CDC

15 countries have reported outbreaks so far this year


Wider Access to Meds Cuts Global AIDS Deaths in Half

But eastern Europe and Middle East are falling behind, U.N. report says


As Your Weight Creeps Up, So Does Your Risk of Heart Failure

But losing a few pounds might help decrease the damage, cardiologist suggests


Can Fetal Alcohol Damage Be Undone?

Two common medications show promise in lab rats, researchers report


Early Menopause May Be Tied to Type 2 Diabetes

When periods stop before 40, risk is 4 times greater compared to late menopause, study suggests


Good Diet, Exercise While Pregnant Could Cut C-section Risk

These healthy habits also lower odds for other obstetric complications, study shows


Health Highlights: July 19, 2017
  • Boy Who Had Double Hand Transplant Making 'Amazing' Progress: Doctors

  • Mother Advocates for Newborn Safety After a Touch Leads to Her Baby's Death

  • 10-Year-Old Florida Boy May Be Young Victim of Opioid Epidemic


Healthy Heart in 20s, Better Brain in 40s?

Following lifestyle recommendations in young adulthood pays off later, study says


'Nipple-Sparing' Mastectomies Don't Raise Odds of Cancer's Return: Study

Research suggests that the cosmetically superior procedure comes with no added risk


Researchers Grow Functioning Liver Tissue in Mice

If successful in people, it could ease shortage of transplant organs, MIT scientist says


'Smart' Robot Technology Could Give Stroke Rehab a Boost

State-of-the-art harness shows promise in early trials

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