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1 in 10 Deaths Among Adults Tied to Alcohol: CDC

18-Year Study Finds Drug Cut Prostate Cancer Risk

2 Drugs Offer Hope for Fatal Lung Disease

200,000 Heart Disease, Stroke Deaths Could Be Prevented: CDC

Added Sugar in Diet Tied to Death Risk From Heart Trouble

After Death of a Spouse, Friends Might Help More Than Relatives

Alzheimer's May Kill Far More Americans Than Thought

Alzheimer's Strikes Women Harder Than Men: Report

Annual Mammograms Don't Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths, Study Contends

Antibiotic Lowers Death Risk for Elderly Patients With Pneumonia: Study

Antibiotics Often Prescribed Needlessly for Terminally Ill, Study Finds

As More Meningitis Cases Hit Colleges, Experts Urge Awareness

Big Cigarette Tax Hikes Might Prevent 200 Million Deaths in a Century

Bigger Breasts, Lack of Exercise Tied to Breast Cancer Mortality

Binge Drinking May Double Older People's Risk of Dying

Bird Flu Doesn't Spread Easily to Humans, Scientists Say

Black Infants in U.S. Twice as Likely to Die as Whites: CDC

Blood Infections Play Role in Up to Half of Hospital Deaths: Study

Boys Have Higher Death Rates From Many Causes, Study Shows

Brain Injuries May Raise Risk of Early Death

Bright Lights, Safe Cities

'Buzzed' Drivers Who Are Under Legal Limit to Blame in Many Fatal Crashes

Cancer, Heart Disease Not Likely Killers of Those Over 100

Cancer-Surgery Complications Rise While Death Risk Drops

CDC Salt Guidelines Too Low for Good Health, Study Suggests

Certain Type of Brain Malformation May Be Best Left Alone

Children Who Lose Close Relative at Risk of Mental Problems: Study

China Bird Flu Appears to Have Spread From Person to Person

Climate Change Predicted to Boost Heat-Related Deaths

Colon Cancer Hits Younger Adults Especially Hard, Study Finds

Common Gout Drug Tied to Lower Risk of Early Death in Study

Could Obesity Help Older People With Type 2 Diabetes?

Delinquent Teens More Likely to Die Violently as Adults: Study

Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer

Details Emerge on Rabies Transplant Death

Diabetes Complication Rates Drop Among U.S. Adults

Divorce May Raise Risk of Accidental Death

Drugged Driving Plays Major Role in Traffic Deaths

Drunk Driving Can Make Holiday Season Deadly

Drunk-Driving Deaths Under-reported in U.S., Study Says

Eat Nuts, Live Longer?

Ecstasy Use on Rise Again Among U.S. Teens: Report

Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Rare Genetic Disorder

Experts: Don't Waste Your Money on Multivitamins

Eye-Catching Labels Urged for Fast-Tracked Antibiotics

Facing Death, Most U.S. Doctors Would Decline Extraordinary Measures

Fatal Car Crashes Involving Pot Use Have Tripled in U.S., Study Finds

FDA Announces New Safety Measures for Narcotic Painkillers

FDA Approves New Treatment for Hepatitis C Infection

Fewer Heart Patients Now Dying From Heart Disease, Study Shows

Flu Can Kill Even Healthy Children, Study Finds

For Safety's Sake, Don't Leave Kids in Cars

Frequent Arguments Might Be the Death of You

Fruits and Veggies May Reduce Death Risk, Study Suggests

Futile Care in ICU a Common Occurrence, Doctors Say

Getting Teeth Pulled Before Heart Surgery May Pose Serious Risks

H1N1 Flu Spreading in South-Central U.S.

Health Disparities Persist in America: Report

Heart Disease No. 1 Cause of Pregnancy-Related Deaths in California: Study

Heart Failure Drug Might Help Reduce Hospitalizations

Heart Monitoring May Prevent Some Strokes, Study Suggests

Heavy Coffee Drinking Tied to Shorter Lives for Younger Adults in Study

Hepatitis B Vaccination Cuts Deaths From Liver Disease, Cancer: Study

High-Protein Diets in Middle Age Might Shorten Life Span

Hospital-Related Infections Hit Nearly 650,000 Patients in 2011: CDC

In Crashes That Kill Children, It's Their Driver Who's Often Drunk

Infections From Tainted Steroids Ranged in Severity: Update

Infection-Triggered Strokes Deadlier for Blacks, Study Finds

Insulin-Metformin Combo Tied to Poorer Survival in Diabetes Study

'Intensified' Global Effort Needed to Further Cut Child Deaths: Report

Jury Still Out on Whether Doctors Should Screen for Suicide Risk

Just Seeing a Doctor May Boost the Odds of Surviving Melanoma

Kidney Dialysis Patients May Fare Better When Docs Have Lighter Caseloads

Kidney Injury During Surgery Tied to Risk of Heart Problems

Kidney Patients May Face Serious Side Effects From Weight-Loss Surgery

Less Salt Use Tied to Drop in U.K. Heart Deaths

Link Between Obesity, Diabetes and Death Risk Is Complicated

Low Cholesterol Levels May Spell Trouble for Kidney Cancer Patients

Mammography Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths by 28 Percent: Study

Many With Heart Failure Aren't Told About End-of-Life Care: Study

Measles on Upswing Despite Vaccines' Effectiveness: CDC

Measles Still a Threat, U.S. Health Officials Warn

Medical Harm Occurs in Nearly 43 Million Hospital Cases Each Year

Melanoma Death Risk Higher for Men Living Alone?

Men Who Smoke After Cancer Diagnosis Face Higher Death Risk

Mental Illness Linked to Shortened Life Spans

Meth Use Tied to Deadly Brain Infection in Mouse Study

Mild Heart Disease May Pose Equal Risks for Men and Women

More Deaths Among Older People During Economic Upswings: Study

More Evidence Ties Obesity to Disability in Older Women

More Muscles Linked to Longer Life, Research Suggests

Most Americans Don't Deal With End-of-Life Issues, Study Finds

Most Doctors Oppose Physician-Assisted Suicide, Poll Finds

Multiple Drug Use Fueling Drugged-Driving Fatalities: Report

Music Therapy May Help Teens With Cancer Cope

Nearly Three-Quarters of U.S. Seniors Have Living Wills

New Knees, Hips May Also Help the Heart

New Look at Past Studies Highlights Importance of Mammograms

New Understanding of Racial Disparities and Diabetes

NIH Launches Online Resource for End-of-Life Issues

No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults

Nonwhites Exposed to More Air Pollution: Study

Nurse Caseloads, Education Tied to Surgery Outcomes

Obesity May Raise Breast Cancer Death Risk for Some Women

Obesity May Raise Death Risk From Tongue Cancer

Obesity's Death Toll May Be Much Higher Than Thought

Older Patients May Fare Better in Trauma Centers That Treat More of Their Peers

Ovarian Cancer Gene May Point to Early Removal of Ovaries: Study

Overdoses, Cellphone-Linked Car Crashes Among Top Causes of Fatal Injury in U.S.

Overlooked Delirium Worsens Hospital Course for People With Dementia

Overweight Men May Face Higher Death Risk From Prostate Cancer: Study

Parental Messages That Stress No Alcohol Do Get Through, Survey Finds

Parenthood May Reduce Diabetes-Related Death Risk, Study Suggests

Parents Deliberately Making Child Ill Can Be Deadly

People Seek Out Health Info When Famous Person Dies

Pond Scum Holds Dangers for People, Pets

Poor Diet May Spur Inflammation-Related Health Problems

Poor Fitness in Middle Age Tied to Early Death Risk in Study

Portable Bed Rails Can Pose Safety Hazard, FDA Says

Precancerous Cells on Cervix Tied to Higher Risk of Disease, Death

Preemies' Woes Sometimes Due to Heredity, Study Says

Pregnant and Obese: Early Deaths Noted Among Offspring

Preventive Steroids May Not Help Heart Bypass

Progress Against Cancer May Be Greater Than Thought

Quitting Smokeless Tobacco May Boost Survival After Heart Attack

Quitting Smoking May Help Seniors' Hearts Sooner Than Thought

Racial and Ethnic Differences Seen in Survival, Care Needs With Certain Strokes

Racial Differences Seen in Pancreatic Cancer Death Rates

Racial Disparities in Deaths After Heart Surgery Tied to Hospital Quality

Readmission to Another Hospital May Threaten Patient Safety: Study

Report Sees Continued Advances in War Against Cancer

Respiratory Therapy May Lower Death Risk for Some Sleep Apnea Patients

Same Meningitis Strain Behind Drexel, Princeton Outbreaks: CDC

Scientists Shed New Light on Cerebral Palsy, Early Infant Death

Seniors Who Suffer Mental Declines May Face Earlier Death: Study

Seniors With Serious Injuries Often Don't Receive Specialized Care

Severe Blood Infections During Childbirth on Rise in U.S. Women

Severe Obesity Cuts Up to 14 Years Off Life: Study

Size of Fetus May Affect Stillbirth Risk

Skin Cancer May Have Driven Evolution of Black Skin

Sleeping Pill Use Tied to Poorer Survival for Heart Failure Patients

Slow Reaction Times May Be Harbinger of Early Death

Smoking Bans Linked to Drop in Premature Births, Kids' Asthma Attacks

Some Acne Products Can Trigger Severe Allergic Reactions: FDA

Southeastern States Have Highest Rates of Preventable Deaths

Sperm, Semen Defects May Be Linked to Shorter Life Spans

Spinal Injuries to Soldiers Much More Common in Iraq, Afghanistan Wars

Sports-Related Sudden Death More Likely to Occur in Men: Study

Spring Break Drunkenness a Dangerous Tradition

States With More Gun Owners Have More Gun-Related Murders: Study

Statin Use Linked to Lower Prostate Cancer Death Risk

Stenting of Neck Arteries Tied to Higher Stroke Risk in Seniors

Stopping Statins for Terminal Patients a Safe Option: Study

Stroke Affecting Younger People Worldwide, Study Shows

Stroke Rates Declining Among Seniors, Study Shows

Study Finds 1 in 3 Tennesseans Uses Narcotic Painkillers Each Year

Study Finds Doctors Prescribing More Sedatives

Study Probes Origins of 2 Ancient, Deadly Plagues

Study Questions Safety of Common Anesthesia Drug

Study Ties Home Births to Higher Infant Death Rates

Sudden Cardiac Arrest May Have Early Warning Signs

Sudden Death of Loved One Can Trigger Mental Health Issues

Survival Rates Similar After Accidents, Acts of Violence: Study

Swine Flu's Death Toll May Be Much Higher Than Thought

Teen Drinkers Risking Their Lives: Study

Teens Often Copycat Others Who Drink and Drive: Study

Those With HIV Living Longer, International Study Finds

Thyroid Tumors May Be More Dangerous for Cancer Survivors: Study

Timely Surgery Tied to Better Outcomes After Hip Fracture

Timing of Heart Attack Tied to Death Risk

Tobacco Myths Continue Half-Century After Landmark U.S. Report

Toddlers Can Die From Swallowing Parents' Drug Detox Meds

Too Much Testosterone May Be Unhealthy for Older Men

Tough to Predict Profile of Mass Shooter: Report

Trauma Center Closures Tied to Higher Death Risk for Injured Patients

Trauma Center Death Rates Linked to Patient Population

Twenty U.S. Kids Hospitalized Each Day for Gun Injuries: Study

U.S. Cancer Deaths Decline Again: Report

U.S. Flu Cases Continue to Climb

U.S. Gun Violence: Murders Down, Suicides Up, CDC Reports

U.S. Health Officials Urge Renewed Fight to Stamp Out Cigarette Use

U.S. Officials Target Escalating Drug Overdoses

U.S. Panel Backs Routine Lung CT Scans for Older, Heavy Smokers

U.S. Panel Backs Routine Lung CT Scans for Older, Heavy Smokers

U.S. Stroke Deaths Fell 30 Percent Over Past Decade

Underweight Even Deadlier Than Overweight, Study Says

Use Prescription Painkillers Safely

Vigorous Exertion at Work May Trigger Heart Attacks, Strokes

Vitamin D: A Key to a Longer Life?

Walk, But Stay Safe: Tips for Pedestrians

Weight-Loss Surgery Cuts Risk for Heart Attack, Death: Study

When a Parent Dies, What Helps a Child Cope?

Wider Waistline May Mean Shorter Lifespan: Study

Windshield Washer Fluid May Be Source of Legionnaires' Disease

Women More Likely to Die in Hospital After Heart Attack

Workplace Ladder Falls a Major Cause of Deaths, Injuries: CDC

Worse Outcomes Seen When Patients Leave Hospital Against Medical Advice

 

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