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Trauma, PTSD May Raise Women's Odds of Heart Attack, Stroke: Study
But the research didn't establish a cause-and-effect relationship

Heart Association's Stroke Guidelines Support Clot-Removing Device
If clot-busting drugs don't work, device can be used to pull the blockage out through the artery

Diabetes Rates Fall in Neighborhoods With Healthy Food, Parks and Gyms
Study suggests making these resources easily accessible, affordable might cut odds of disease

Can Orange Juice, Grapefruit Raise Your Melanoma Risk?
Study authors think compounds in citrus may sensitize skin to sunlight, but further study needed

U.S. Kids Suffer High Rates of Assault, Abuse, Study Finds
Long-term effects include poor mental and physical health, experts say

Supreme Court Backs Use of Drug Implicated in 'Botched' Executions
Midazolam has been used by several states after some drug companies stopped selling chemicals used for capital punishment

Parents, Stop Hovering: 'Risky' Play May Have Benefits for Kids
Less free-time supervision helps social development, and children get more exercise, experts say

Parents Should Set Good Example to Keep Kids Slim, Pediatrics Group Says
Avoid keeping sugary, high-calorie foods in the house, and encourage being active together

Fish-Related Food Poisoning in Florida Under-Reported
Survey finds many more fishermen sick after eating barracuda, grouper than previously thought

Many Americans Wait Too Long for Needed Health Care: Report
Institute of Medicine experts say patient-focused system could help

Millennials More Accepting of Working Moms Than Past Generations
Survey responses reveal growing gender equality in U.S.

Flavored Cigarettes Still Popular Online Despite U.S. Ban
Continued interest surprises researchers

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Health Tip: Exercising With Heart Problems
Consult your doctor first

Health Tip: Sunburn May Cause Permanent Damage
Premature skin aging and skin cancer are possible

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