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Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of a Car Injury

10/31/2014 - Always wear safety belt

Health Tip: Keep Certain Foods Isolated

10/31/2014 - Suggestions to prevent cross-contamination

Almost 1 in 5 Americans Plagued by Constant Pain, Survey Suggests

10/30/2014 - Older people, women more likely to struggle on daily basis, researchers note

'Informal Care' for Older Americans Tops $500B Annually, Study Finds

10/30/2014 - Working adults caring for elderly relatives and friends are losing income, researchers report

Eczema Tied to Bone Fracture Risk in Study

10/30/2014 - Risk was small; distractions caused by itch and sleep problems are possible factors, experts say

Fewer Malpractice Claims Paid in U.S.

10/30/2014 - Award amounts also declining, study finds

Leprosy Still Occurs in U.S., CDC Reports

10/30/2014 - Experts estimate about 100 cases a year occur in America

4 Steps Could Quell Ebola in West Africa, Researchers Say

10/30/2014 - Hygienic burial practices are crucial

World Bank Pledges $100M More to Fight West Africa's Ebola Outbreak

10/30/2014 - It's hoped the added money will encourage additional foreign health care workers to get involved

Halloween Safety Tips for Kids With Asthma

10/30/2014 - Trick-or-treaters should bring quick-relief inhalers with them, experts advise

Study Compares 2 Common Weight-Loss Surgeries

10/30/2014 - Gastric banding, bypass each have their pluses and minuses, researchers say

Brain Scans Yield Clues to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

10/30/2014 - Findings might help doctors diagnose the baffling condition

Scientists Set Their Sights on First Whole-Eye Transplant

10/30/2014 - Nerve regeneration is challenge, but real headway is being made in the field, researchers say

Would Alternative Payment Plan Cut Medical Bills?

10/30/2014 - Study favors 'global budget' approach over fee-for-service system

Frailty Tied to Lower Survival Rates After Kidney Transplant

10/30/2014 - Doctors should monitor such patients closely after surgery, researcher suggests

Health Highlights: Oct. 30, 2014

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Health Tip: Dress Kids in Safe Halloween Costumes

10/30/2014 - Avoid tripping hazards and obstructed vision

Health Tip: Why People Seek Counseling

10/30/2014 - Helps deal with a host of issues

FDA Approves New Vaccine to Protect Against Meningitis

10/29/2014 - Trumenba guards against type of bacteria that is one of leading causes of life-threatening disease

Voters' Views on Obamacare Split Along Party Lines

10/29/2014 - Health care is third most important issue to Americans in fall elections, according to polls