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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

Biggest Ever Weekly Rise in Ebola Cases, U.N. Agency Says

Binge Drinking May Double Older People's Risk of Dying

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

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

Brain Injuries May Raise Risk of Early Death

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

Cancer, Heart Disease Not Likely Killers of Those Over 100

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

Chronic Medical Conditions Can Shorten Seniors' Lives: Study

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?

Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDC

Delinquent Teens More Likely to Die Violently as Adults: Study

Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer

Diabetes Complication Rates Drop Among U.S. Adults

Divorce May Raise Risk of Accidental Death

Drug for Ebola-Like Virus Shows Promise in Monkeys

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

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Ebola Outbreak Could Infect 20,000 People, U.N. Says

Ebola Outbreak Still Not Under Control: Officials

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

Experts: Don't Waste Your Money on Multivitamins

Extreme Weather Kills 2,000 in U.S. Each Year: CDC

Eye-Catching Labels Urged for Fast-Tracked Antibiotics

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

Failing Vision Tied to Shorter Lifespans for Seniors

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

FDA Approves New Treatment for Hepatitis C Infection

Fewer Heart Patients Now Dying From Heart Disease, Study Shows

Fewer Painkiller Deaths in States With Medical Marijuana: Study

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

Fruits, Veggies May Have Their Limits in Boosting Lifespan

Gates Foundation Gives $50M to Fight Ebola Outbreak in Africa

Getting Teeth Pulled Before Heart Surgery May Pose Serious Risks

Grief Can Weigh on Immune System in Older Folks, Study Says

H1N1 Flu Spreading in South-Central U.S.

Health Disparities Persist in America: Report

Heart Attack Patients Face Greater Death Risk if Any Treatment Step Missed: Study

Heart Attack Patients Treated at Night, Weekends May Have Worse Outcomes

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

High-Protein Diets in Middle Age Might Shorten Life Span

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

Hot Cars Can Quickly Prove Deadly for Kids

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

Insurance Status May Affect Cancer Outcome: Study

Jury Still Out on Whether Doctors Should Screen for Suicide Risk

Just Seeing a Doctor May Boost the Odds of Surviving Melanoma

Kidney Injury During Surgery Tied to Risk of Heart Problems

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

Latest U.S. Ebola Patient Getting Better, Doctors Report

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

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

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

Mild Heart Disease May Pose Equal Risks for Men and Women

Modern Forensics Provides Clues to Death of Richard III

Monkey Trial Supports Ebola Drug That May Have Helped 2 Stricken Americans

More Deaths Among Older People During Economic Upswings: Study

More Evidence Ties Obesity to Disability in Older Women

More Global Help Needed to Fight Ebola Outbreak

More Muscles Linked to Longer Life, Research Suggests

Most Americans Don't Deal With End-of-Life Issues, Study 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 Ebola Cases Top 700 in Just One Week, Officials Report

New Knees, Hips May Also Help the Heart

New Look at Past Studies Highlights Importance of Mammograms

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

Obama Steps Up Aid to Fight Ebola in West Africa

Obesity May Raise Breast Cancer Death Risk for Some Women

Obesity May Raise Death Risk From Tongue Cancer

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.

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

Parent's Death May Raise Risk of Early Death for Grown Children, Study Suggests

People Seek Out Health Info When Famous Person Dies

Poor Diet May Spur Inflammation-Related Health Problems

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

Popular Southern Fare May Harm Your Kidneys

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

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 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

Running Could Add 3 Years to Your Lifespan

Same Meningitis Strain Behind Drexel, Princeton Outbreaks: CDC

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

Spring Break Drunkenness a Dangerous Tradition

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

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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

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

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

U.S. Cancer Deaths Decline Again: Report

U.S. Ebola Patient Gets Hospital Visit From Wife, Son

U.S. Flu Cases Continue to Climb

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

U.S. Launches Ebola Vaccine Trial

U.S. Officials Target Escalating Drug Overdoses

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

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

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Use Prescription Painkillers Safely

VA Hospital Delays Didn't Cause Deaths, Investigators Say

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