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Breast Reconstruction Complications Similar for Older, Younger Women

But risk of blood clots higher with use of seniors' own tissue instead of implants

Colon Cancer Rates Rising Among Americans Under 50

Still, only 10 percent of cases occur in younger group, study finds

Could Weather Influence Language Development?

Humidity is needed for a wide range of tones, researchers say

Early Exposure to English May Help Spanish-Speaking Kids in School

Hearing it at home can bolster success in classroom, researcher says

Flame Retardants May Raise Risk of Preterm Births, Study Finds

Women with higher blood levels of common chemicals were more likely to deliver early

Girls Outperform Boys Academically Around the Globe, Study Says

Even in countries with gender inequality, female students often have better grades

Health Tip: Drink Responsibly

Suggestions to prevent alcohol abuse

Health Tip: Prepare Your Child for College

Address any health issues

Lead Exposure May Be Bigger Threat to Boys Than Girls

Hormones may offer young females some protection from toxic effects, study says

Obama to Announce Major Personalized Medicine Initiative

He will ask Congress for $215 million to compile genetic data of 1 million Americans for scientific study

Researchers Learning More About Deadly Pancreatic Cancer

FDA hopes targeted drug research will lead to 'big break'

Some With Kidney Stones Might Have Calcium Buildup in Blood Vessels: Study

These patients might need closer monitoring for further signs of pending heart trouble, researcher says

Teens, Young Adults Most Likely to Go to ER After Car Accidents: Report

Race also played a role, with blacks more likely to visit ER after crashes than whites, Hispanics

Early Birds May Catch the Worm, but Night Owls May Snatch the Win

Athletes who are late risers perform better in the evening, study suggests

Good Sleep Habits, Enforced Rules Help Kids Sleep: Study

Regular bedtime, plus limits on caffeine and electronics in the bedroom, all key

More Evidence That Boxing Can Lead to Brain Damage

Repeated blows to head tied to changes seen on MRIs, lower test scores, study finds

More Measles Cases Seen in January Than in Typical Year: CDC

Spread driven largely by outbreak that started at Disney theme parks in California in December

Nearly 1 in 10 Adults Skips Meds Due to Cost, CDC Says

Not taking medications as prescribed can have serious health consequences, experts note

Tamiflu Cuts 1 Day Off Average Flu Bout, Study Finds

Researchers reviewed collected data on the influenza medication

Too Much Alcohol at Midlife Raises Stroke Risk, Study Finds

The danger zone: more than 2 drinks daily