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Get Checked for Diabetes While Getting Your Teeth Cleaned?

02/26/2015 - Study found testing blood from mouth was as accurate as finger prick at diagnosing condition

Transgender Hormone Therapy Doesn't Seem to Pose Major Risks

02/26/2015 - Researchers say findings should ease concerns as no increase seen in cancers or deaths

U.S. Ebola Survivor Dr. Craig Spencer Gives His Side of the Story

02/26/2015 - Former volunteer in fight against West African outbreak felt vilified by media, politicians

Good Supermarkets in Poor Areas May Not Prompt Better Eating

02/26/2015 - Study found no change in availability of healthy foods for children in low-income homes

Gene Mutations Tied to Leukemia Rise With Age, Study Finds

02/26/2015 - But just having cancer-linked DNA doesn't mean the disease will develop, study authors stressed

More Cases of High Blood Pressure in Less Affluent States

02/26/2015 - The unemployed seemed to be at especially high risk, CDC researchers found

New Antibiotic Avycaz Approved

02/26/2015 - Combination drug sanctioned for abdominal, urinary tract infections

Could a Bad Night's Sleep Make You Eat More Fatty Food?

02/26/2015 - Study suggests it might, raising the risk for potential weight gain

Health Highlights: Feb. 26, 2015

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Fewer Americans Burdened by Medical Bills: Study

02/26/2015 - Health reform, recovering economy may be easing families' financial problems, experts say

Rise in Use of Animals for Research

02/26/2015 - Study says 73 percent increase due to using more mice, and fewer cats and dogs

U.S. Pedestrian Death Rate Leveling Off, But Still Too High

02/26/2015 - Governors' safety group reports more than 2,100 killed in early 2014

ADHD May Raise Odds for Premature Death

02/26/2015 - Risk is small, but a sign the disorder is a serious problem, experts say

Health Tip: Eat Right to Get Through Winter

02/26/2015 - Help battle winter doldrums

Health Tip: Protect Against Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

02/26/2015 - Never run the car inside the garage

Viruses Increasingly Behind Child Pneumonia Cases

02/25/2015 - Bug that causes common cold, other infections often to blame, study finds

Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Some Pregnancy Complications, Raise Others

02/25/2015 - Study finds gestational diabetes less likely, but smaller infants more common

Dangerous <i>C. Difficile</i> Germ Infects 500,000 Americans a Year: CDC

02/25/2015 - Overuse of antibiotics tied to rise in serious infections

Long Sleep Time, Higher Stroke Risk?

02/25/2015 - More than 8 hours a night linked to greater odds in study, but cause-and-effect not proved

Heart Failure Patients Who Struggle With Daily Tasks at Greatest Risk

02/25/2015 - Study finds they are more likely to be hospitalized than those who can handle basic chores