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Could Breast Milk Tests Replace Mammograms?

April 22, 2017. 9:00 AM EST. Scientists hope to improve breast cancer screening of younger women By Kathleen Doheny
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When to Pick the Nose in a Medical Emergency

April 21, 2017 Instead of shots, some ERs are giving patients medicine through the nostrils, researchers say

Opioid Abusers at Higher Death Risk When Addiction Specialists Not Part of Care

April 21, 2017 As treatment shifts to primary care doctors and hospitals, new strategies may be needed, researchers say

150-Year-Old Drug May Shorten ‘Off’ Time for Parkinson’s Patients

April 21, 2017 Study finds apomorphine cuts the time until levodopa kicks in for those with advanced disease

Stop and Smell the Roses at Work

April 21, 2017 Meanness in the office can spread faster than the common cold

You Can Probably Credit Your Genes for These Facial Features

April 21, 2017 Twins study found DNA most at play for nose's tip, area around lips, cheekbones

At What Age Can Kids Safely Cross the Street?

April 21, 2017 In simulated experiments, the task was too tough for children younger than 14

Home Birth Safe for Some, But Not All, Women

April 21, 2017 Certain factors make home delivery too chancy, pregnancy experts say

When Is It Safe to Drive With Type 1 Diabetes?

April 20, 2017 Researchers say new checklist can help determine when low blood sugar should keep you off the road

Brain May Be Organized by Functions, Not Body Parts

April 20, 2017 Findings could challenge long-held scientific beliefs

Immune-Based Therapy Shows Early Promise Against MS

April 20, 2017 First step was to test its safety in small trial of 6 people

Do Diet Sodas Pose Health Risks?

April 20, 2017 Study suggests -- but does not prove -- a possible link to stroke, dementia

College Now the Place to Try Pot: Study

April 20, 2017 Undergrads experimenting in record numbers, same spike not seen among those who skip university life

When Oxygen Runs Low, the Naked Mole-Rat Finds a Way

April 20, 2017 These unique mammals may teach humans tricks to lessen effects of stroke, heart attack, scientists say

U.S. Health Officials Make Headway Against Salmonella

April 20, 2017 Tougher poultry regulations may explain 18 percent decline in food poisonings from this common bacteria

Don’t Give Kids Medicines With Codeine, Tramadol: FDA

April 20, 2017 Agency strengthens warning labels on these medications to address dangers