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ADHD May Raise Odds for Premature Death

Posted on February 26, 2015
Risk is small, but a sign the disorder is a serious problem, experts say

Viruses Increasingly Behind Child Pneumonia Cases

Posted on February 26, 2015
Bug that causes common cold, other infections often to blame, study finds

Safety Add-Ons for Football Helmets May Not Cut Concussion Risk

Posted on February 25, 2015
Crash dummy testing found extra padding, strips and treatments didn't make much difference on impact

Long Sleep Time, Higher Stroke Risk?

Posted on February 25, 2015
More than 8 hours a night linked to greater odds in study, but cause-and-effect not proved

Can Supplements Give Athletes an Edge?

Posted on February 25, 2015
Trying to up your game? WebMD has the latest on the most popular sports supplements.

Additives in Processed Foods May Alter Gut Bacteria

Posted on February 25, 2015
Study in mice suggests changes might raise risk of bowel diseases and metabolic syndrome

U.K. Approves '3-Parent Babies'

Posted on February 25, 2015
The United Kingdom has become the first country to approve laws that allow the creation of babies using DNA from three people.

Fluoride in Drinking Water Tied to Higher Rates of Underactive Thyroid

Posted on February 25, 2015
British study found an association, but couldn't prove cause-and-effect

Taking Pill Before, After Sex Cuts HIV Infection for Gay Men: Study

Posted on February 25, 2015
Research suggests that Truvada doesn't need to be taken daily, but more study still needed

6 Things You Didn't Know About Chemo

Posted on February 25, 2015
Are you or a loved one going to get chemotherapy? WebMD breaks down some of the side effects and ways some people handle them. Find out what may help you get through it feeling as good as po …