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17 Million U.S. Adults May Have Tough-to-Spot High Blood Pressure

'Masked' hypertension doesn't show up in a doctor's office, so home monitoring is needed, researchers say

Abortions in Texas Dropped Dramatically After Restrictions

Greater travel distances linked to 50 percent decline in some counties, study finds

Brain-Training May Help Ease Ringing in the Ears

Study found computer-based program seemed to allow people to cope with tinnitus

Food Stamp Use Linked to Raised Early Death Risk in Study

Highlights need to improve health of poorer Americans, researchers say

Genital Herpes Vaccine Shows Promise in Animal Trials

Two-pronged approach tested on lab monkeys, guinea pigs

Health Highlights: Jan. 19, 2017
  • Former President George H.W. Bush's Health Improving

  • New Global Coalition Will Fight Epidemics

  • Three-Parent Baby Born to Infertile Couple

Health Tip: Don't Waste Food

Suggestions for cutting down

Many With Mental Illness Miss Out on HIV Tests

Rates of infection up to 15 times higher, yet testing rates similar to those without psychiatric woes, study finds

Most Cow's Milk Baby Formulas Don't Up Risk of Type 1 Diabetes

But one type of formula may be linked to greater chances if given in week 1, study suggests

Nearly Half of U.S. Men Infected With HPV, Study Finds

Although a vaccine is available, too few are getting it when young

Skin Cancer Cream Linked to 5 Dog Deaths: FDA

Even ingesting small amounts of fluorouracil can kill family pets, agency warns

Study Ties Inflammation, Gut Bacteria to Type 1 Diabetes

However, it's not yet clear if these factors actually cause the disease

Truckers' Poor Health: An Accident Waiting to Happen?

Multiple medical conditions tied to 2 to 4 times the odds of a crash, study suggests

U.S. Health Care Costs From Birth Defects Total Almost $23 Billion a Year

CDC study finds many cases involve babies, but care may be needed for a lifetime

Health Tip: Investing in Your Fitness

Don't fall for fads and gimmicks

Incentives May Spur Poor Families to Buy More Fruits, Veggies

Many may not know about program that doubles value of food stamps spent on produce, study finds

Plastic Surgeons Often Miss Patients' Mental Disorders

10 percent seeking facial procedures have condition called body dysmorphic disorder, study contends

Short Stretches of Exercise May Have Anti-Inflammatory Effect

20 minutes on a treadmill linked to drop in immune cells tied to inflammation, study finds

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