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Blood Test for Yeast Infections Approved

Rare infections primarily affect people with weakened immune systems

Breast Milk a Risk for Spreading Common Virus to Preemies, Study Finds

CMV dangerous for low birth weight infants, but mom can be tested before delivery to see if she carries virus

Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Help After Certain Strokes

Statins appear to boost survival rates after bleeding in the brain, study reports

Ebola Cases Could Reach 1.4 Million in Months, CDC Predicts

More than twice as many people are falling ill in Liberia, Sierra Leone as reported, health officials say

Health Highlights: Sept. 23, 2014
  • Infants Being Tested for TB at Texas Hospital

  • Health Insurance Shopping Made Easier by Healthcare.gov Redesign: Officials

  • Dry-Roasted Peanuts Linked to Higher Allergy Risk: Study

Health Tip: Get Fit With a Buddy

It's easier than going it alone

Health Tip: Relax Daily

It helps the mind and body

Job Worries Can Raise Asthma Risk, Study Says

Findings support idea that work-related stress contributes to development of respiratory disorder

NIH Adds $10M to Encourage Gender Balance in Clinical Trials

These strategic investments help incorporate sex into existing funded studies, U.S. health officials say

Report Identifies Game Changers for U.S. Health Care

Recent innovations, developments may transform direction of patient care in next decade, researchers say

Behavioral Counseling Urged for Teens, Young Adults at Risk for STDs

'Intensive' instruction most effective for curbing dangerous practices, U.S. health experts say

Brainwaves May Help Gauge Autism Severity: Study

Seeing how fast a child processes sounds might lead to earlier diagnosis, too, researchers say

Health Highlights: Sept. 22, 2014
  • Dry-Roasted Peanuts Linked to Higher Allergy Risk: Study

  • Possible TB Exposure for Hundreds of Infants at Texas Hospital

Health Woes to Worsen Due to Climate Change, Study Warns

Experts predict surge in breathing problems, infections and food shortages

Many Parents Use Online Ratings to Pick a Pediatrician, Study Finds

Reliability of the reviews is a concern, experts say

Newborn ICUs With Private Family Rooms Benefit Preemies: Study

More close contact with mothers may explain greater weight gains, fewer procedures, less stress

Noninvasive Devices May Help Migraines, FDA Says

New treatments might aid those who can't tolerate medications

Pediatricians Urge Flu Vaccine for All Kids 6 Months and Older

Nasal spray vaccine can be considered for many kids 2 to 8, doctors say

Some Women Need Tests for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Experts Say

Guidelines include all sexually active females 24 and younger, plus older women deemed at higher risk

Study: Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors May Prevent 80 Percent of Heart Attacks

Men who follow 5 guidelines dramatically cut their risk, researchers say