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Best Way to Beat Back Zika a Matter of Debate

Analysis found conflicting evidence on which mosquito-control method worked best

Electrical Brain Stimulation Not a Memory Booster: Study

Researchers found recall ability was impaired after treatment

Excess Sweating Can Be a Drenching, Wrenching Burden

People with hyperhidrosis seem to have higher rates of anxiety and depression, study finds

Expect More Record-Breaking Heat in U.S., Scientists Warn

15 hottest-ever days predicted for every record low if greenhouse gas emissions don't decline

Health Highlights: Dec. 7, 2016
  • Heartbeat Abortion Bill Sent to Ohio Governor

  • EPA Proposes Ban on Dry Cleaning Chemical

  • Brain-Controlled Robotic Hand for People With Quadraplegia

  • Five NYC Babies Born With Zika-Linked Brain Problems

Health Tip: Does Exercise Feel Like Work?

Suggestions to make it more fun

Health Tip: Watch for Open Flames

Suggestions to help prevent home fires

Heart Rate Change When Standing Up Might Predict Older Adult's Death Risk

People with slower heart rate recovery had higher odds of dying within 4 years, study found

Just How Safe Is That Baby Teether?

Researchers say they found harmful chemicals in 59 products

Taking Breast Cancer Prevention Drug Beyond 5 Years May Not Raise Survival

Study found women who continued with letrozole did experience other benefits, however

Therapeutic Vaccine Shows 'Game-Changing' Promise Against a Leukemia

Made by combining immune cells, cancer cells, it's kept some study patients in remission for nearly 5 years

What's in Tobacco Smoke? Many Americans Don't Know

Surveys show misunderstandings about safety of filters are also common

Baby Boomers Going to Pot

Americans 65-plus more than doubled their use of marijuana over 8 years, study finds

Cigarettes Aren't Cool, California Teens Say

But kids still don't see nicotine as addictive and may opt for e-cigarettes instead

Health Highlights: Dec. 6, 2016
  • Mixed Results in Public Health Efforts: CDC

  • Rising Costs Putting Sexual Health Meds Out of Reach for Some

Many Americans Skip the Dentist Due to Cost

Researchers say finding highlights need to overhaul dental insurance

Marijuana Derivative May Curb Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy

Cannabidiol lowered frequency, severity of seizures in trials, but without a 'high'

Patient Safety May Drop During Doc Rotations

Study suggests patient care info might not be relayed to new team, boosting risk of in-hospital death

Rare Infant Seizure Disorder Often Missed

Parents, doctors may not recognize infantile spasms early enough to prevent brain damage, study finds

Tighter Gun Control Laws Linked to Fewer School Shootings in U.S.

Study also found that states that spent more money on mental health care, education saw less violence

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