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Anal, Throat Cancers on the Rise Among Young Adults, Study Finds

HPV is the main culprit, but vaccination can reduce the risk, experts say

Diet Changes Can Alter Gut Bacteria, Study Says

Researchers monitored stool samples of two people for a year

Distractions Seem More Troublesome With Age

Seniors scored worse on tests than young adults, study says

Genes May Be Key to Language Delay in Kids

Study of twins suggests vocabulary, grammar skills largely inherited

Health Highlights: July 25, 2014
  • CDC Resumes Transfer of Biological Samples Between Labs

Health Tip: Easing Headache Pain

Use an ice pack or heat wrap

Human Brain Has Coping Mechanism for Dehydration

The mind preserves oxygen to protect itself from the effects of too little fluid, research shows

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

Lymphoma Treatment May Harm, Halt Men's Sperm Production

But most men regain their fertility within two years of final treatment, researchers add

Most Adults Are Members of 'Clean Plate Club'

Study shows they finish 92 percent of what's on their plates, kids eat just 59 percent

Rhymes Reveal Evidence of Learning in the Womb

By third trimester, unborn babies respond to rhymes recited by their mothers, research shows

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

Health Tip: Recovering After Knee Replacement

Prepare your home before the surgery

Many Kids With Medicaid Use ER as Doctor's Office: CDC

Pediatrician says many physicians won't accept the publicly funded insurance plan

More Than 10 Million People Gained Coverage Under Obamacare, Study Finds

Expansion of Medicaid was a major factor in boosting numbers, researchers report

Parents of Obese Kids Often View Them as Healthy

They're more likely to change their children's diet than encourage exercise, study finds

Young Readers, Tomorrow's Leaders?

Study suggests link between early reading skills and later intelligence

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