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Women Take Longer to Reach Hospital After Heart Attack

That delay may help explain why women twice as likely to die, researchers say

Early Onset Hot Flashes May Point to Raised Heart Disease Risk

Studies found that the daily frequency of episodes seemed to matter, too

Easing Depression May Boost Heart Health, Study Finds

People with moderate to severe depression saw improved circulatory outcomes with antidepressants

Gut Germs May Influence Success of Weight Loss Surgery

Study found having certain microbes may lead to fewer pounds shed

Be Wary of Websites Selling Genetic Cancer Tests: Study

Marketers often overstate benefits, downplay limitations, oncologists say

Minorities More Likely to Gain Weight in Childhood, Report Shows

Puts them at greater risk for being overweight, obese adults than whites, researcher says

Exercise May Boost Size of Some Brain Regions

But it’s not clear if these changes make a difference in aging, researcher says

Erratic Sleep May Make Teens Hungrier

Researcher says findings provide insight into obesity in young people

Just a Half Hour of Lost Sleep Linked Weight Gain

And that sleep shortage may have implications for diabetes, study says

Freshwater Algae Can Infect Wounds, Study Shows

Two cases appear linked to a species in U.S. lakes, but researchers believe overall risk is very low

Study: Men Are the Narcissists of the Species

That may help explain the lack of women in leadership roles, researchers contend

Seniors Bear Brunt of This Flu Season

CDC says 60 percent of hospitalizations, 79 percent of deaths were among those 65 or older

Many U.S. Households Include Someone With Failing Memory

About half of those with recall issues say they interfere with daily life

Teen Suicides by Hanging on the Rise Across U.S.

CDC urges doctors, others to look for warning signs

Health Tip: Easing the Pain of Shingles

Suggestions for relief

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