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Beware Claims That Activated Charcoal Can Cure Gut Troubles

10/23/2014 - Doctors say one man developed colitis after detox treatment, though cause is unclear

Study Finds Kidney Stones Linked to Weakened Bones

10/23/2014 - People with the obstructions were at higher odds for breaks and fractures, researchers say

Disease Severity in One Eye May Predict Progression in the Other

10/23/2014 - Study focuses on macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss in older Americans

Gestational Diabetes May Influence Daughter's Weight Later

10/23/2014 - Girls' risk of being overweight may be more than tripled, study finds

Airborne Transmission of Ebola Highly Unlikely, Experts Say

10/23/2014 - No threat foreseen from public sniffles, coughs

Gene Scan Helps Diagnose Mystery Disorders in Children

10/23/2014 - Using DNA from parents and child, test hones in on disease-causing mutations

'Exposure Therapy' May Relieve Prolonged Grief Disorder

10/23/2014 - Reliving the death of a loved one can help survivors, researchers say

As Pot Use Rises, Teens' Grades May Fall: Study

10/23/2014 - Occasional use might not have impact, but heavy users had lower test scores, researchers found

Nearly 1 in 3 U.S. Babies Delivered by C-Section, Study Finds

10/23/2014 - But cesarean rates vary widely across the country

Health Highlights: Oct. 23, 2014

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Doctors Often Unaware Their Patients Have Catheters

10/23/2014 - Small tubes reduce needle sticks, but can increase infection risk if left too long

Teen Conflicts Spill Over to Other Areas of Their Lives

10/23/2014 - Home troubles affect school life, school issues affect home, researchers report

All People Returning From Ebola-Stricken Countries to Be Tracked

10/23/2014 - Travelers will have to take own temperatures, report to local health departments for 21-day incubation period

Health Tip: Using a Pacifier to Soothe Baby

10/23/2014 - Make sure the infant really doesn't want to eat instead

Health Tip: Coping With Chronic Pain

10/23/2014 - Follow a healthy lifestyle

U.S. Ranks Last Among Wealthy Nations in Access to Health Care

10/22/2014 - Survey conducted prior to implementation of Affordable Care Act, however

Americans Show Distrust of Medical Profession in Survey

10/22/2014 - But many were happy with their own doctors, researchers report

Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risk of Severe Headaches, Scientists Report

10/22/2014 - But experts find the study too small, problem too rare to be of concern

Seniors Should Remove Dentures at Bedtime

10/22/2014 - Study says sleeping with false teeth may raise risk of pneumonia

Study Finds U.S. Diets Still Contain Too Many Bad Fats

10/22/2014 - Americans need fewer trans and saturated fats, and more omega-3 fatty acids

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