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A Son's Struggles and Triumphs After Premature Birth

As 'national ambassador' for March of Dimes this year, Elijah Jackson and his family will help raise awareness of issue

Blood Transfusions During Heart Surgery May Up Pneumonia Risk

But study found overall rate was under 4 percent

Concussions Linked to Memory Loss in Study of Retired NFL Players

Researchers found differences and evidence of damage in areas of brain related to recall

Daily Drinking May Raise Risk of Liver Cirrhosis, Study Warns

Everyday habits appear to matter more than lifetime consumption, research suggests

Don't Become a Blizzard Casualty

Doctor shares tips for staying warm, avoiding falls

Health Highlights: Jan. 27, 2015
  • Green Coffee Bean Extract Promoter Will Pay Millions to Settle False Claims

  • New Medicare Payment Changes Focus on Quality Over Quantity

  • H7N9 Bird Flu Diagnosed in Canadian Woman

Health Tip: Dealing With Nighttime Accidents

Help your child with bedwetting

MRI Improves Prostate Cancer Biopsy Accuracy, Study Finds

New technology spots more aggressive cancer, but fewer low-risk cases

Prostate Cancer Patients Who Smoke Fare Worse, Study Finds

They were twice as likely to see disease spread, die from illness

Autism Genes Vary, Even in Affected Siblings, Study Finds

Only one-third of siblings with autism shared similar genetic variations, researchers say

Childhood Neglect May Affect Brain Development, Study Says

Changes in white matter seen in institutionalized children

Could Premature Birth Affect Adult Relationships, Self-Esteem?

Young people who were born preemies start having sex later than their peers, study finds

Health Tip: Getting a Good Day's Sleep

When you work the night shift

Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids

Study suggests certain calorie information might also prompt parents to encourage more exercise

Morphine After Tonsillectomy Tied to Breathing Problems in Study

Motrin, Advil a safe option for children, researchers say

Pediatricians' Group Opposes Legal Marijuana

American Academy of Pediatrics says drug has potential to harm children

Reducing Work-Family Conflict May Improve Sleep

When managers and employees got more support in workplace, everyone got more rest, study says

Troubled Boys, Girls Have Sex Earlier, Study Finds

Disruptive behavior at age 5 was predictive in boys, age 10 for girls

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