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Ebola Threat Diminishing in West Africa, Officials Say

01/27/2015 - But it's too soon to predict victory over the deadly virus

Female Hormone Disorder Linked to Numerous Health Conditions

01/27/2015 - Study found women with polycystic ovary syndrome more likely to be hospitalized for variety of reasons

Student Loans Take Emotional Toll on Young Adults

01/27/2015 - As college debts mount, so do depressive symptoms, study says

Watch Upper Number on Blood Pressure for Younger Adults: Study

01/27/2015 - Systolic pressure of 140 mm Hg or more raises risk for heart disease in later life, researchers say

Daily Drinking May Raise Risk of Liver Cirrhosis, Study Warns

01/27/2015 - Everyday habits appear to matter more than lifetime consumption, research suggests

Concussions Linked to Memory Loss in Study of Retired NFL Players

01/27/2015 - Researchers found differences and evidence of damage in areas of brain related to recall

MRI Improves Prostate Cancer Biopsy Accuracy, Study Finds

01/27/2015 - New technology spots more aggressive cancer, but fewer low-risk cases

Blood Transfusions During Heart Surgery May Up Pneumonia Risk

01/27/2015 - But study found overall rate was under 4 percent

A Son's Struggles and Triumphs After Premature Birth

01/27/2015 - As 'national ambassador' for March of Dimes this year, Elijah Jackson and his family will help raise awareness of issue

Prostate Cancer Patients Who Smoke Fare Worse, Study Finds

01/27/2015 - They were twice as likely to see disease spread, die from illness

Health Highlights: Jan. 27, 2015

01/27/2015 -

Don't Become a Blizzard Casualty

01/27/2015 - Doctor shares tips for staying warm, avoiding falls

Health Tip: Help Prevent Urinary Tract Infections Among Children

01/27/2015 - Make sure kids get enough fluids

Health Tip: Dealing With Nighttime Accidents

01/27/2015 - Help your child with bedwetting

FDA OKs First Generic Version of Heartburn Drug Nexium

01/26/2015 - The proton pump inhibitor reduces amount of acid in the stomach

Many Breast Cancer Patients Lack Info on Their Cancer

01/26/2015 - Problem more pronounced among minority women, study finds

Generic Form of Nexium Approved

01/26/2015 - Drug used to ease chronic heartburn

Prolonged High Cholesterol in Middle Age Raises Heart Risk Later: Study

01/26/2015 - Even slightly higher levels took their toll, researchers note

Insomnia Linked to High Blood Pressure in Study

01/26/2015 - But finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect relationship

Certain Allergy, Depression Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia

01/26/2015 - Class of drugs interferes with a key brain chemical, but study can't prove cause-and-effect