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Being the Boss Tied to Depression Risk for Women, But Not Men

11/21/2014 - Women in powerful positions may be judged harshly, researcher says

Special Ambulance Delivers Vital Stroke Care More Quickly

11/21/2014 - Patients were six times more likely to get clot-busting drug within 'golden' hour of first symptoms in German study

Sickle Cell Anemia Treatment So Successful in Kids That Trial Is Halted

11/21/2014 - Hydroxyurea pills worked as well as transfusions in reducing stroke risk, researchers report

Health Highlights: Nov. 21, 2014

11/21/2014 -

Flu Season Off to a Slow Start ... for Now

11/21/2014 - Get vaccinated, health experts say, because it takes about two weeks for protection to kick in

Senior-to-Senior Aggression Common in U.S. Nursing Homes

11/21/2014 - Up to one in five residents involved in unpleasant, sometimes inappropriate confrontations, N.Y. study suggests

Hookahs Deliver Toxic Benzene in Every Puff, Study Shows

11/21/2014 - Even nonsmoking bystanders had raised blood levels of the chemical, which is tied to leukemia risk

Ick! Tapeworm Infecting Man's Brain Yields Genetic Secrets

11/21/2014 - Parasite was causing seizures, headaches in 50-year-old, researchers say

Health Tip: Check Stress at the Office

11/21/2014 - Keep smiling at the job

Health Tip: Beware of Bathroom Chemicals

11/21/2014 - Turn on bathroom fan while in use

Study Supports Giving Kidney Donors Priority When <i>They</i> Need a Kidney

11/20/2014 - Most former donors got a needed organ relatively quickly, researchers say

FDA Approves 'Abuse-Resistant' Narcotic Painkiller

11/20/2014 - Agency says it's latest step in curbing epidemic of addiction to drugs such as Oxycontin, Vicodin

MRI Can Be Painful, Disruptive for People With Cochlear Implants

11/20/2014 - Study finds some patients had to discontinue the scan, or the hearing device was impaired by magnetic field

Abuse-Resistant Prescription Painkiller Approved

11/20/2014 - Hysingla ER is only for chronic pain, and is formulated to resist crushing, dissolving

U.S. Proposes Greater Public Access to Data From Clinical Trials

11/20/2014 - New rules would require even failed trials to publish summary of results

Testosterone Plays Minor Role in Older Women's Sex Lives, Study Finds

11/20/2014 - Quality of relationships may have more impact on libido

Many People Who Drink a Lot Aren't Alcoholics: CDC

11/20/2014 - But raising price of alcohol and limiting sales could help curb excessive drinking, researchers say

Exercise Might Not Help Some Type 2 Diabetics Control Their Blood Sugar

11/20/2014 - Study suggests that about 20 percent of patients carry 'exercise-resistant' genes

Cost of Diabetes Care Keeps Climbing, Report Shows

11/20/2014 - Increases also seen for prediabetes, undiagnosed diabetes care

Gel Implant Might Help Fight Heart Failure

11/20/2014 - New treatment strengthens heart walls, researchers say, but skeptics remain


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