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Pet Geckos May Pose Health Risk

05/21/2015 - Researchers detect antibiotic-resistant bacteria in lizards from Indonesia

Dog-Human Bond May Go Back 40,000 Years

05/21/2015 - Researchers find new DNA evidence in ancient Siberian wolf bone

Does Botox Actually Rejuvenate Skin?

05/21/2015 - Elasticity, pliability improve after toxin injections, study finds

Too Few Younger, High-Risk Americans Get a Colonoscopy: Study

05/21/2015 - Those with a family history of disease should have screening at age 40, but only 38 percent do

Coffee May Help Men Keep Impotence at Bay

05/21/2015 - Study suggests caffeine may help maintain healthy blood flow and sexual function

Cold Weather a Bigger Killer Than Heat, Study Finds

05/21/2015 - But moderate, not extreme, temperatures more deadly, researchers say

Researchers Report Progress in Making All Blood Types Universally Accepted

05/21/2015 - Process isn't perfected, but looks promising, experts say

Health Highlights: May 21, 2015

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Over 4 Million Working Americans Suffer From Anxiety Disorders

05/21/2015 - Illness can be debilitating, but treatment is available so workers can stay productive, experts say

Health Tip: Choosing Healthier Poultry

05/21/2015 - Avoid eating the skin

Health Tip: Wear Baseball Gear

05/21/2015 - And make sure it fits correctly

Improper Antibiotic Use Often Due to Misdiagnosis: Study

05/20/2015 - Identifying illness correctly is key to drugs' effectiveness, researcher says

More U.S. Kids Getting Mental Health Treatment

05/20/2015 - But most of that increase has been among patients who have less serious illness

At-Home Walks Help Those With Clogged Leg Arteries Stay Mobile

05/20/2015 - In study, people with peripheral artery disease benefited from organized exercise program

Heart Risk Factors May Harm Black Women More Than Whites

05/20/2015 - Fewer unhealthy signs are needed before black women's risk starts to rise, study finds

COPD Raises Cardiac Death Risk for Those With Irregular Heartbeat

05/20/2015 - But the lung condition not tied to raised stroke risk in these patients

Depression Tied to Some Risk of Parkinson's Disease

05/20/2015 - Swedish study finds association, but overall risk is low -- only about 1 percent

Fewer Motorcyclists Dying in Crashes: Report

05/20/2015 - But U.S. death toll still higher than a decade ago, researchers say

Baby's Gender May Influence Mom's Diabetes Risk

05/20/2015 - Carrying sons linked to gestational diabetes, girls to later type 2 risk, researchers say

Family History of Breast Cancer Doesn't Worsen Patient's Prognosis: Study

05/20/2015 - Over roughly six years, no difference seen in survival