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Health Highlights: Nov. 19, 2014
Worst-Case Ebola Scenario Won't Happen: CDCMajor Effort to Find Ebola Treatments Announced by CoalitionYoungsters Still Being Targeted by Sugary Drink MakersWorkplace Obesity Website Taken Down by CDC
Blue-Eyed People May Face Higher Melanoma Risk
Study found genes for the eye color and for red hair were tied to moles, often a precursor for the skin cancer
Health Tip: Easing Baby's Nasal Congestion
Use a cool-mist humidifier
Mastectomy Rates Rising Among Women Eligible for Lumpectomy
Better breast reconstruction outcomes may be one reason behind the trend, one expert said
Women With Heart Disease at Low Risk When Giving Birth: Study
California researchers find more C-sections, longer hospital stays but no significant complications
U.S. School Meal Rules Might Work Against Good Nutrition, Study Says
Federal mandates don't limit added sugar or carbohydrates, researchers say
Type 1 Diabetes Lowered Survival in Study
Better blood sugar management helped, but risk during 14-year period was still doubled
3-D Model of Heart May Help Surgeons Fix Defects
New technology might make for better-prepared doctors, 'fewer surprises' in the OR, experts say
Coordination of Heart Attack Care Trims Time to Treatment: Study
Survival rates were boosted even when just minutes were saved getting blocked arteries opened
Kids Who Need Heart Transplant Should Get the First Available, Study Says
Waiting for a suitable match based on antibodies lowered survival rate, researchers found
'Wireless' Pacemaker Working Well So Far, Researchers Say
Small, manufacturer-funded study of tiny device reports no complications
U.S. Seniors' Health Poorest, Global Survey Shows
Commonwealth Fund report reveals stark comparison to 10 industrialized countries with universal health coverage
Fewer Infants Dying Than Before, CDC Reports
Better prenatal care still needed to lower number of stillbirths, expert says
Get Ready for the Great American Smokeout
American Cancer Society has plenty of tips to help you kick the habit
Health Tip: Make Home Safer for Alzheimer's
Limit access to areas that could pose danger
Home Exercise Boosts Heart Patients' Frame of Mind
But in-hospital workouts didn't produce same results, study found
Oxygen May Not Help Heart Attack Victims
Study ties treatment to greater heart damage, but more research urged
Alcohol Taxes May Give Boost to Public Health, Economy
Study counters notion that higher prices on booze will cost jobs, researchers say
Alcoholism Damages Brain's White Matter, Scans Show
Areas tied to decision-making, such as how much to drink, seem most affected, researchers say
Chasing, Tackling Suspects Raises Cops' Odds of Sudden Death
Overall risk to any one officer remains very small, researchers stress
Cocaine Can Cause Heart Problems: Study
Subtle blood flow changes may not show on standard heart test, raising risk of disease or death, researchers find
Nearly 3 in 10 Americans With Diabetes Don't Know It: Study
Many had even seen a doctor in the past year, researchers report
Wireless ECG Speeds Up Heart Attack Treatments, Study Shows
Qatar researchers found ambulance-to-angioplasty times cut dramatically with trans-satellite device
Early Heart Disease May Lead to Impotence, Study Says
Researchers find higher levels of artery plaque can affect a man's sexual health
Study Finds No Added Benefit From Routine Heart Scans for Diabetics
Proper management of disease is best way to reduce heart attack risk, researchers say
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