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Almost Everyone Needs a Flu Shot: CDC

Posted on September 18, 2014
Vaccine is safe, effective for those 6 months and older, experts say

Obama Administration Tackles Antibiotic Resistance

Posted on September 18, 2014
The Obama administration on Thursday announced a set of measures aimed at combating the threat of antibiotic resistance, which can happen when these medicines are used too often and lose the …

One Dose of Antidepressant Changes Brain Connections, Study Says

Posted on September 18, 2014
Researchers eventually hope to predict who will respond to a drug and who won't

Back-Related Leg Pain: Spine Manipulation Helps

Posted on September 18, 2014
In people with back-related leg pain, spinal manipulative therapy plus home exercise and advice provided more short-term improvement in pain and ability to move than home exercise and advice …

FDA Panel: Limit Testosterone Drug Use

Posted on September 18, 2014
Joint committee also calls for drug makers to run heart-risk tests on popular 'Low T' products

PTSD Link to Food Addiction Seen in Report

Posted on September 17, 2014
Study finds women with worst PTSD more likely to be addicted to food, but it's not clear if one causes the other

DNA Blood Test Might Identify Status of Prostate Cancer

Posted on September 17, 2014
May help doctors pinpoint best treatment, researchers say

Are Migraines in Middle Age Tied to Raised Parkinson's Risk Later?

Posted on September 17, 2014
Study sees a connection, but actual risk is small; more study needed, researchers say

Could Artificial Sweeteners Raise Your Blood Sugar?

Posted on September 17, 2014
If you’re one of the millions of Americans for whom diet sodas and artificially sweetened desserts play leading roles in the effort to shed pounds and ward off long-term diseases such as dia …

The 411 on Skin Lighteners

Posted on September 17, 2014
Want to even out your skin tone? From sun damage to acne scars, these new potions can help.