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Cat Health Problem Might Be Linked to Flame Retardants

05/01/2015 - Researchers search for causes of feline hyperthyroidism

Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy as Good as Full Breast Removal: Study

05/01/2015 - No differences in survival or recurrence in women who chose to keep nipple, researcher says

Fitness May Help Lower Odds for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

05/01/2015 - Intense physical activity throughout life was linked to a 30 percent reduction in risk, study suggests

Mars-Bound Astronauts May Face Danger From Cosmic Rays

05/01/2015 - Rodent study suggests long-term exposure diminishes brain function

ADHD Tied to Higher Risk of Eating Disorder in Kids and Teens

05/01/2015 - Study links attention disorder and a form of binge-eating syndrome

Raplixa Approved to Control Surgical Bleeding

05/01/2015 - Spray-dried product promotes clotting when other methods are 'ineffective or impractical'

Routine Heart Care Similar From Nurse Practitioners, Doctors: Study

05/01/2015 - No differences seen in basic measurements for those with chronic cardiac disease

When Restaurants Offer Healthy Kids' Fare, Children Eat It

05/01/2015 - After menu makeover, more nutritious items were ordered more often, study found

Kids' Eye Injuries From Air, BB and Paintball Guns on the Rise

05/01/2015 - Study found a 511 percent jump between 2010 and 2012

Few Military Women Seek Care After Sexual Assault: Study

05/01/2015 - Career concerns cited as deterrent

911 Best Call for Heart Attack Victims in Rural Areas: Study

05/01/2015 - But many drive or are driven to hospital, losing precious time before treatment starts, researchers note

Moms' Pre-Pregnancy Obesity Tied to ADHD, Other Issues in Kids

05/01/2015 - Nature of connection between the conditions isn't clear, however, experts say

How to Lower Your Stroke Risk

05/01/2015 - Neurologist suggests healthier lifestyle, treatment of heart conditions to help prevent brain attack

Dropping One Sugary Soda a Day Could Cut Diabetes Risk: Study

05/01/2015 - Drinking water, unsweetened tea or coffee instead lowered chances of blood sugar disease by 25 percent

Health Highlights: May 1, 2015

05/01/2015 -

Health Tip: Spotting Signs of Urinary Tract Infection

05/01/2015 - You may have pain in the side or lower back

Health Tip: Preventing Health Problems in Seniors

05/01/2015 - Get regular vaccinations and screenings

Breast Reconstruction Often Involves Multiple Operations

04/30/2015 - Study finds most breast cancer patients will need two or more procedures to complete process

Many Pregnant Women Think E-Cigarettes 'Safer' Than Regular Cigarettes

04/30/2015 - But expectant moms shouldn't use nicotine in any form, experts say

2-Minute Walk Every Hour May Help Offset Effects of Sitting

04/30/2015 - Study found short bouts of light activity seem to boost longevity