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Almost 3 in 10 Women Get Pregnant Naturally After Fertility Treatments

Most conceptions occurred within 2 years of stopping assisted reproduction therapies, study reports

Archeological Finds Push First Known Cancer Back 2 Million Years

Discoveries challenge belief that it is a modern-day disease

Cancer Surgeons Advise Against Removal of Healthy Breast

For most women, risk of disease in unaffected breast is low, group says

Eczema's Effects More Than Skin Deep

Itchy skin condition also linked to a number of other ills, skin specialist says

Fentanyl-Laced 'Norco' Is Lethal, Report Warns

New street drug combines two synthetic opioids

Florida Reports 1st Locally Transmitted Zika Infections in U.S.

4 cases likely to have originated from area mosquitoes, CDC says

Florida Reports 1st Locally Transmitted Zika Infections in U.S.

4 cases likely originated from area mosquitoes, CDC says

Florida Reports First Locally Transmitted Zika Infections in U.S.

4 recent cases very likely to have originated from area mosquitoes, CDC says

Health Highlights: July 29, 2016
  • New Antibiotic Discovered in the Nose

Health Tip: Get More Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Find them in these nutritious foods

Humans Can Pass Staph Germs to Monkeys

Scientists found evidence of transmission between species in Gambia as recently as 7 years ago

Is Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity Real?

Study finds distinctly different biological changes than those from celiac disease, wheat allergy

New Guidelines Issued for Cancer Patients' Post-Treatment Pain

Specialists urge doctors to offer alternative therapies for this widespread problem

Pregnancy Problems More Likely With Baby Boys, Study Suggests

Gender-related differences seem to start before birth

The English Bulldog's Health Has Gone to the Dogs

Aggressive breeding to change appearance dampened the pooches' immune systems, study says

Treating Psoriasis May Reduce Risk for Other Ills

This chronic skin disease can affect overall health, dermatologist says

Weight-Loss Surgery Doesn't Boost Bone Health: Study

Increased risk for fractures remained after procedure

Deep Brain Stimulation Tested for Early Alzheimer's

Although treatment seems safe, benefit isn't yet clear

Space Travel May Pose Risks to Heart

Exposure to radiation might explain Apollo astronauts' rate of heart problems, researcher says

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