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Newer Birth Control Pills May Slightly Raise Blood Clot Risk

05/26/2015 - Study finds effect with brands such as Yaz, Yasmin and Desogen, but risk to any one user remains very low

Heed the Warning Signs of Teen Suicide, Experts Say

05/26/2015 - Withdrawal, changes in daily habits can signal trouble

Immune-Based Therapy Uses Virus to Fight Advanced Melanoma

05/26/2015 - Study shows it helped a minority of patients, and experts say this approach has promise

Blood Pressure Vaccine Shows Promise in Rats

05/26/2015 - Experimental treatment might benefit people who forget to take meds, researcher says

'Moderate'Drinking Might Harm Older People's Hearts: Study

05/26/2015 - Research seems to question current recommendations regarding alcohol consumption

First Part of Ejaculate May Be Primed for Conception

05/26/2015 - Researchers find early sperm more likely to achieve a pregnancy

Delaying Umbilical Cord Clamping Might Boost Child Development

05/26/2015 - Fine-motor and social skills slightly improved in boys, but no difference in IQ, researchers say

Even Slightly Overactive Thyroid Linked to Higher Fracture Risk

05/26/2015 - Study found greater chances of breaks in hip bones, spinal areas

Potential Ebola Drug Target Identified in Mouse Study

05/26/2015 - Researchers zero in on a key protein involved in infection

Hospice May Help Ease Depression After Loss of Spouse

05/26/2015 - Study suggests improved coping for those whose loved ones had end-of-life care

Fewer U.S. Hospitals Send New Moms Home With Formula

05/26/2015 - But CDC survey finds one-third continue the practice, which can undermine breast-feeding efforts

U.S. Traveler Returning From Liberia Dies of Lassa Fever: CDC

05/26/2015 - Only sixth known case in United States since 1969, but virus is much less deadly than Ebola

Soy Supplements Won't Ease Asthma, Study Finds

05/26/2015 - Clinical trial refutes prior notion that the nutrient might boost lung function

Do People Transmit Happiness by Smell?

05/26/2015 - Lab experiment with 'scent samples' suggests humans pick up on others' positive emotions via sweat

Health Highlights: May 26, 2015

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Health Tip: Be Safe Around Lawn Mowers

05/26/2015 - Don't let kids play nearby while mowing

Health Tip: Reducing Your Risk of Motion Sickness

05/26/2015 - Don't read in the car

Tips for Preventing Dog Bites

05/25/2015 - Even a friendly pooch may overreact when startled

Too Many Women Who Need Bone Screening Aren't Getting It

05/25/2015 - California study found that patients at highest risk for fractures often miss out on tests

Living at Higher Elevations Linked to SIDS Risk

05/25/2015 - Study found odds were doubled, though still very rare even at greater altitudes

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