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Acetaminophen May Not Help Against Back Pain, Study Contends

The common pain reliever, best known as Tylenol, showed no effect in Australian trial

Cystic Fibrosis Drug Combo May Be Less Effective Than Hoped

One medication seems to partly counteract the other, suggests study on human cells

Dangerous Use of Growth Hormone Surges Among U.S. Teens

Many young people are ordering dubious, hazardous products off of the Internet, researchers warn

Dogs Can Get Jealous, Too

Primitive form of envy may help them protect their bond with their human, researchers report

Gene Study Gives New Insight Into Puberty in Girls

Findings may also provide clues on biology of diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, researcher says

Good Odds for Those Who Need Bone Marrow Donor, Study Finds

Most blood cancer patients will find an acceptable match through bone marrow registry

Health Highlights: July 23, 2014
  • CDC Lab Director Resigns Following Anthrax Scare

  • Leading Doctor in Sierra Leone Ebola Outbreak Is Now Infected

  • CDC Director Says Antibiotic Resistance a Growing Threat

Health Tip: Eating for Your Age

Suggestions for men in their 60s

HIV Meds May Also Help Control Hepatitis C, Study Finds

For people infected with both viruses, early treatment is critical, researchers report

Many Obese U.S. Kids Think They're Thinner Than They Are

They won't take steps to reach a healthy weight if they don't see the problem, experts note

Many U.S. Male Soldiers Had Troubled Childhoods, Study Finds

Men who served after draft was dropped were twice as likely to report past abuse, trauma as their civilian peers

Painful, Itchy Patches Could Be Sign of Skin Cancer

But it's likely to be the non-melanoma type, dermatologist says

Parent's Death May Raise Risk of Early Death for Grown Children, Study Suggests

Odds of dying prematurely 50 percent higher in adults who'd lost a parent in childhood, researchers report

Routine Pulse Check May Prevent Second Stroke, Study Says

Patients, relatives can get reliable results, researchers find

Weight Loss Surgery May Help Ease Urinary Incontinence

Nearly two-thirds of women had significant improvement of their symptoms, researchers report

Zydelig Approved for Three Types of Blood Cancer

But label warns drug may be toxic to liver

2 Courts, 2 Different Decisions on Key Obamacare Provision

Rulings conflict over subsidies for people who bought insurance through HealthCare.gov, the federal website

American Red Cross Issues Urgent Call for Blood Donations

'Emergency situation' could arise in weeks if shortages continue

Injuries on the Increase in High School Lacrosse, Study Shows

More than 22 percent of injuries are concussions, researchers call for better player protections

Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids

Threat of respiratory disease may be up to 30 percent higher, study suggests

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