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Screen Women for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Experts Say

09/22/2014 - Task force cautions most women don't have symptoms from these infections

Behavioral Counseling Urged for Teens, Young Adults at Risk for STDs

09/22/2014 - 'Intensive' instruction most effective for curbing dangerous practices, U.S. health experts say

Health Woes to Worsen Due to Climate Change, Study Warns

09/22/2014 - Experts predict surge in breathing problems, infections and food shortages

Study: Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors May Prevent 80 Percent of Heart Attacks

09/22/2014 - Men who follow 5 guidelines dramatically cut their risk, researchers say

Study Suggests Why Pregnant Women Get Sicker From Flu

09/22/2014 - An aggressive immune system response may worsen symptoms, researchers say

Noninvasive Devices May Help Migraines, FDA Says

09/22/2014 - New treatments might aid those who can't tolerate medications

Can Brain Scans Help Predict Young Children's Reading Abilities?

09/22/2014 - Imaging might detect early reading troubles like dyslexia, researchers say

Brainwaves May Help Gauge Autism Severity: Study

09/22/2014 - Seeing how fast a child processes sounds might lead to earlier diagnosis, too, researchers say

Many Parents Use Online Ratings to Pick a Pediatrician, Study Finds

09/22/2014 - Reliability of the reviews is a concern, experts say

Diabetes Drug Metformin May Affect Thyroid in Some Patients

09/22/2014 - Medicine tied to lower thyroid-stimulating hormone levels in those with underactive thyroid

Health Highlights: Sept. 22, 2014

09/22/2014 -

Could Low Iron Intake During Pregnancy Raise Autism Risk?

09/22/2014 - Study reinforces benefits of taking supplements as recommended

Newborn ICUs With Private Family Rooms Benefit Preemies: Study

09/22/2014 - More close contact with mothers may explain greater weight gains, fewer procedures, less stress

Pediatricians Urge Flu Vaccine for All Kids 6 Months and Older

09/22/2014 - Nasal spray vaccine can be considered for many kids 2 to 8, doctors say

E-Cigarettes Don't Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking: Study

09/22/2014 - Long-term safety, effectiveness of the devices still unclear, researchers caution

Health Tip: Scrub Hands Thoroughly

09/22/2014 - Use proper washing techniques to reduce risk of illness

Health Tip: Don't Fall for Food Safety Myths

09/22/2014 - Here are the facts

College Women Can Use Food Strategies, Study Finds

09/21/2014 - Freshmen unsure that they'll make the right choices

Get a Flu Shot During Checkup, Doctor Says

09/21/2014 - Vaccination in October may give you the best chance of avoiding influenza this season

Cyberbullying Seems to Ramp Up in Middle School

09/20/2014 - Effective prevention strategies must not be 'one-size-fits-all,' researcher says