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1 in 5 U.S. Kids Killed in Crashes Not Restrained Properly

Finding highlights importance of car seats, seat belts for young passengers


2 Doses of HPV Shot Enough to Prevent Genital Warts: Study

Findings back up new CDC recommendations for kids


Blood Test for Pancreatic Cancer Shows Early Promise

Scientists aim for earlier detection, when tumors are treatable


Can Tracking Germs in One Hospital Make All Hospitals Safer?

Study mapped history of bacteria, viruses and fungi to understand how diseases spread among patients


Compound in Pot Eases Severe Form of Epilepsy

Cannabidiol not associated with the 'high' of marijuana, researchers report


Death Rate Drops for Americans Hospitalized With COPD

Better technology may help patients survive complications of the respiratory disease, researchers say


FDA OKs First Cancer Drug by Genetic Type, Not Organ of Origin

Keytruda is targeted to specific cancers with specific DNA that can arise in multiple sites


Health Highlights: May 24, 2017
  • Trump Administration Funding Cuts to AIDS Programs Could Mean 1 Million Lives Lost


Health Tip: Don't Let Your Workout Get Stale

Suggestions to keep it fresh and effective


Health Tip: Keep Newborns Safer

Suggestions to protect your baby


Hospital Protocol Helps Thwart Serious Infection

Study finds faster treatment leads to lower risk of dying from sepsis


Know the Signs of Thyroid Trouble

A small gland with a big job


New Drug Approved for All Cancers With Genetic Marker

First medication sanctioned for any cancer, regardless of origin


Sleepless Nights Could Pose Heart Risk Dangers

Less than 6 hours a night doubled chances of dying from heart disease, stroke, study suggests


Thick Middle May Raise Risk of Some Cancers

Where fat is carried is as strong a predictor as BMI, research suggests


Zika Arrived in Florida at Least Four Different Ways

Virus strains came from the Caribbean and Latin America, researchers say


At Major Teaching Hospitals, Lower Death Rates

Researchers assess 30-day survival for older patients


Helping Ease Kids' Fears After Manchester Terror Attack

Mental health experts say it's important for parents to encourage teens to follow through with their plans


New FDA Head Outlines 'Forceful Steps' Against Opioid Crisis

On the agenda: better-tailored painkiller doses, doctor training and more


Studies Spotlight Diet, Supplements for Knee Pain

Could fiber or chondroitin ease arthritis?

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