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Almost 1 in 5 Americans Plagued by Constant Pain, Survey Suggests

Older people, women more likely to struggle on daily basis, researchers note

‘Informal Care’ for Older Americans Tops $500B Annually, Study Finds

Working adults caring for elderly relatives and friends are losing income, researchers report

Leprosy Still Occurs in U.S., CDC Reports

Experts estimate about 100 cases a year occur in America

Fewer Malpractice Claims Paid in U.S.

Award amounts also declining, study finds

Eczema Tied to Bone Fracture Risk in Study

Risk was small; distractions caused by itch and sleep problems are possible factors, experts say

Halloween Safety Tips for Kids With Asthma

Trick-or-treaters should bring quick-relief inhalers with them, experts advise

World Bank Pledges $100M More to Fight West Africa’s Ebola Outbreak

It’s hoped the added money will encourage additional foreign health care workers to get involved

4 Steps Could Quell Ebola in West Africa, Researchers Say

Hygienic burial practices are crucial

Health Highlights: Oct. 30, 2014

Study Compares 2 Common Weight-Loss Surgeries

Gastric banding, bypass each have their pluses and minuses, researchers say

Brain Scans Yield Clues to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Findings might help doctors diagnose the baffling condition

Health Tip: Why People Seek Counseling

Helps deal with a host of issues

Health Tip: Dress Kids in Safe Halloween Costumes

Avoid tripping hazards and obstructed vision

Frailty Tied to Lower Survival Rates After Kidney Transplant

Doctors should monitor such patients closely after surgery, researcher suggests

Would Alternative Payment Plan Cut Medical Bills?

Study favors ‘global budget’ approach over fee-for-service system

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