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Basketball Legend Pat Summitt's Death Points to Ravages of Early Alzheimer's

Legendary coach's final role: fighting the brain disease

Boston's Subways Packed With Germs

But the transit system's tiniest commuters aren't the type to make you sick, study says

Doctors Swamped by 'E-Medicine' Demands

Survey found those who have to use electronic health records report more burnout, job dissatisfaction

Epclusa Approved for Chronic Hepatitis C

Combination drug treats six major forms of HCV

Health Highlights: June 28, 2016
  • Dogs May Spot Low Blood Sugar in Diabetics: Study

  • Ikea Recalls Dressers, Chests Due to Tip-Over Danger

Health Tip: Exercising After Joint Replacement

Here are post-surgery guidelines

Health Tip: Toddlers Should Get Vitamins From Diet

How to get what young children need

Old Drug Boosts Brain's Memory Centers

But more research needed before recommending methylene blue to those with memory loss, scientist says

Programs to Spot Painkiller Abuse Work, But Are Underused

Study found monitoring program in Maine was only used by 56 percent of pharmacists

Success in Mice Shows Zika Vaccine 'Feasible'

Two candidates provided protection after just one shot; clinical trials planned for later this year

Zika Infection May Give Future Immunity, Monkey Study Suggests

But researchers also found evidence that pregnancy may lengthen time virus stays in body

Are Omega-3s Linked to Lower Risk for Fatal Heart Attack?

These vital nutrients are found in seafood, nuts and seeds

Even 'Good' Insurance Comes With Hidden Hospital Bills

Average out-of-pocket fee for privately insured adults topped $1,000 in 2013, study shows

Health Highlights: June 27, 2016
  • Pediatricians Should Screen Teens for Suicide Risk Factors: AAP

  • U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Controversial Texas Abortion Rules

Health Risks Higher for LGBT Community

Researchers suggest stigma contributes to higher rates of drinking, smoking and 'psychological distress'

Health Tip: Plan Ahead to Minimize Jet Lag

Keep an eye on food, drink and schedule

Looks-Conscious Teens Trying Risky Supplements

Unregulated products can harm health, U.S. pediatricians' group warns

Those Baby 'Milestones' May Have Longer-Term Importance

Early standing could signal better learning and memory skills in preschool years, research suggests

Type of Disease May Dictate End-of-Life Care

Cancer and dementia patients get more access to palliative care, VA study finds

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