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Complication Rates Low With Mastectomy, Breast Reconstruction: Study

09/02/2014 - But there was slightly higher risk of complications with double mastectomy, researchers added

Double Mastectomy Doesn't Improve Survival, Study Finds

09/02/2014 - But many more women in U.S. are choosing the radical procedure

Daily Exercise May Halve Risk for Heart Failure, Study Says

09/02/2014 - Higher levels of activity reap greater benefits, researchers find

New Guidelines for Treating Form of Advanced Breast Cancer

09/02/2014 - Four-fifths of advanced cases are HER2-negative tumors, doctors' group says

Booze, Pot Bad for Teens in Different Ways, Study Suggests

09/02/2014 - Drinking tied to unsafe driving, marijuana use linked to poorer academics, job performance

No Clear Winner Among Popular Diets, Analysis Finds

09/02/2014 - Researchers saw little difference when it came to weight loss after one year

Nerve Blocking Procedure Fails to Impress in Weight Loss Study

09/02/2014 - Modest reduction not significantly better than diet drugs or other surgeries

More Global Help Needed to Fight Ebola Outbreak

09/02/2014 - Window of opportunity to stop its spread closing, CDC and WHO say

Melatonin Doesn't Curb Delirium After Surgery

09/02/2014 - Study finds hormone supplements have no effect on elderly patients' confusion

'Pot Addiction' May Be Real, Study Suggests

09/02/2014 - Many teen marijuana users exhibited withdrawal symptoms when they tried to quit, researchers say

'Spare Tire' May Be Especially Bad for Your Blood Pressure

09/02/2014 - Weight gain around the middle was key to rising risk for hypertension, study found

Obesity Fueling Rise in Diabetes Rates, Study Finds

09/02/2014 - Increase was greater for men, yet only about half could be explained by excess weight

ADHD Medications Won't Stunt Kids' Growth, Study Finds

09/02/2014 - Research suggests that stimulant drugs don't affect adult height

More Evidence Breast-Feeding Lowers Child's Risk of Infections, Allergies

09/02/2014 - Human milk contains important immunological protection for children, study authors say

Health Highlights: Sept. 2, 2014

09/02/2014 -

Quality of U.S. Diet Improves, Slightly

09/02/2014 - But Americans still eat too few vegetables and too much salt, survey finds

Health Tip: Aging Well

09/02/2014 - Don't smoke

Health Tip: Want Healthier Hair?

09/02/2014 - These washing and conditioning tips may help

Drug Gives 'New Hope' Against Heart Failure, Expert Says

09/02/2014 - Experimental medication beat standard treatment at reducing hospitalizations, cardiovascular deaths

Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss, Heart Health: Study

09/02/2014 - Still, experts agree there's no one-size-fits-all diet