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Tips for Safe Snow Fun

Winter sports account for more than 343,000 injuries in U.S. a year, experts say

Belief in Acupuncture Key to Effect on Back Pain, Study Suggests

Doctor says finding illustrates power of placebo effect

Hospital Design May Not Boost Patient Satisfaction, Research Suggests

Aesthetics aren’t as important as care from doctors, nurses and staff, study notes

Global Blood Pressure Program Could Save Millions of Lives, Experts Say

Improving access to care, treatment is key, especially in lower-income countries

When Babies Spit Up, Don’t Panic

Expert offers tips on lowering chances of episodes, knowing when to worry

Hepatitis C Infections in Hospitals Show Need for Tight Infection Control Practices

In both cases, there were breaches in safety rules, CDC reports

Immune System Changes Tied to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Researchers saw evidence only in first 3 years of disease, findings could lead to early test

Health Highlights: Feb. 27, 2015

In Northeast, Weather Changes May Mean More Ticks, Earlier

Warming trend could affect the spread of Lyme disease, research suggests

1 in 5 Preemies With Lung Disease Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

22 percent were from what parents said were nonsmoking homes, study finds

Airport Screenings Miss Roughly Half of Sick Travelers: Study

Dishonesty among passengers about exposure to diseases biggest barrier to effective checks

ER Physician Raises Concerns About Powdered Caffeine

One teaspoon of substance equivalent to about 25 cups of coffee

Health Tip: What’s Triggering Your Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Factors that can spur symptoms

Health Tip: Offer Kids the 5 Food Groups

Here are suggested healthier choices

Study Links Recession to Spike in Suicides Among Middle-Aged

Big jump in rates seen during 2007-2010, when U.S. economy was lagging

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