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Health Tip: When Your Child Needs to Lose Weight
Get doctor's approval before starting a diet

Health Tip: Watch the Road on Halloween
Be careful of trick-or-treaters

New York City Health Officials Confirm First Ebola Case
Dr. Craig Spencer worked with Doctors Without Borders, had just returned from Guinea in West Africa

Experts Predict 'Catastrophic' Ebola Epidemic in West Africa if Aid Delayed
Yale team foresees 90,000 deaths in one Liberian county alone by Dec. 15

Teens Who Dine With Their Families May Be Slimmer Adults
Study found eating meals together once or twice a week was tied to lower risk of becoming overweight

Multiple Drug Use Raises Infection Risk for 'Swinging' Couples
Researchers cite need for safe sex practices

Health Highlights: Oct. 24, 2014

Cadavers Beat Computers as Med School Teaching Tool, Study Finds
Researchers say future doctors and nurses learn more from the human body

Childhood Peanut Allergy May Be Linked to Skin Gene Mutation
Study bolsters the dual-allergen-exposure theory, expert says

Could Air Pollutants Raise a Child's Autism Risk?
Chromium, styrene implicated in preliminary study

Nurse Nina Pham Declared 'Free' of Ebola Virus
She contracted virus caring for Dallas patient Thomas Eric Duncan but should return home soon, officials said

New Treatment Approved for Rare Form of Hemophilia
The bleeding disorder affects both males and females

Researchers Say Antibiotics in Fish a Health Concern
Although levels are below government limits, scientists believe it contributes to antibiotic resistance

Sleep Duration Linked to Ulcerative Colitis Risk in Study
Getting too much, too little may raise chances of inflammatory bowel condition

Studies Link Cold Sore Virus to Alzheimer's Risk
But other experts doubt that a herpes infection could cause the brain disease

Brief Interruption of Blood Supply to Limb Might Aid Heart Surgery: Study
Technique can trigger body's defense system to protect the heart, experts say

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