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Health Tip: Breast-feeding With Diabetes
Potential benefits for both mom and baby

Health Tip: Anxiety Can Affect Your Health
Symptoms to watch for

Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper
Fertilization occurs in the vagina, instead of petri dish, researchers say

Ebola Nurse Amber Vinson Now 'Free' of Virus, Family Says
She was one of two nurses who became infected after treating Thomas Eric Duncan in Dallas

Health Highlights: Oct. 22, 2014

Y Chromosome Loss May Predict Earlier Death for Men
Risk of cancer appears to rise with depletion, study finds

Where Ebola Battles Are Won
Four special U.S. medical centers are first-line treatment choices, but many local hospitals up to the challenge, experts say

Depression After Heart Attack May Be More Common for Women
Researcher believes issue has been 'largely unnoticed'

Mutations Linked to Blood Cancers Rise With Age, Study Shows
Still, these diseases occur in less than 0.1 percent of elderly Americans, researchers say

Discussing Ebola: Children Feel Safe, Calm When Adults Do, Too
Be prepared with appropriate answers for the inevitable questions, experts say

Recalled Supplements Linger on U.S. Store Shelves, Study Finds
Researchers say many products with banned substances for sale six months later

Sleep Apnea Gear Doesn't Squelch Sex Life, Study Says
Patients who get treatment are as satisfied with lovemaking as those who don't

Hospital Study Offers Solutions to 'Alarm Fatigue'
2.5 million beeps, bleeps sounded in one month at one U.S. medical center

Controversial Chemical May Leach Into Skin From Cash Receipts
Skin care products may also boost absorption of BPA, study finds

Many Americans in Debt, Bankruptcy Paying for Cancer Care
Others cut back on food, medicines trying to cover costs, studies found

All U.S. Residents Returning From Ebola-Stricken Countries to Be Tracked, CDC Says
Travelers will have to take own temperatures, report to local health departments for 21-day incubation period

Fertility Treatments Aren't Significantly Linked to Birth Defects
Expectant parents can be reassured by findings, researchers say

Taking a 'Selfie' May Help With Dermatology Care, Study Shows
Emailing pics of eczema lesions to physicians worked nearly as well as in-person visits, researchers say

Study Finds U.S. Diets Still Contain Too Many Bad Fats
Americans need fewer trans and saturated fats, and more omega-3 fatty acids

Seniors Should Remove Dentures at Bedtime
Study says sleeping with false teeth may raise risk of pneumonia

Americans Show Distrust of Medical Profession in Survey
But many were happy with their own doctors, researchers report

U.S. Ranks Last Among Wealthy Nations in Access to Health Care
Survey conducted prior to implementation of Affordable Care Act, however

Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risk of Severe Headaches, Scientists Report
But experts find the study too small, problem too rare to be of concern

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