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Is Tau the ‘How’ Behind Alzheimer’s?

When this protein malfunctions, brain cells die, say researchers working with mice

Child’s Appendix More Likely to Rupture in Regions Short of Surgeons

Transfer to another hospital delays treatment, researchers say

Health Highlights: Oct. 31, 2014

Spinal Surgery Varies by Region in U.S.: Study

Floridians are likely to undergo fusion, while Iowans get decompression

Sleep Apnea May Steal Some of Your Memory: Study

Remembering everyday things was harder for those whose slumber was disrupted during dreaming cycle

Study Shows How Toddlers Adjust to Adult Anger

Even 15-month-olds can recognize ways to avoid arousing the wrath of a grown-up

Health Tip: Keep Certain Foods Isolated

Suggestions to prevent cross-contamination

Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of a Car Injury

Always wear safety belt

Make the Most of This Weekend’s Time Change

Sleep expert offers tips on how to adjust as clocks fall back an hour on Sunday

Halloween at the ER Is No Treat

Doctors’ groups share tips for safe pumpkin-carving, trick-or-treating

Generic Drugs May Help Breast Cancer Patients Stick to Therapy

Cost a key factor for women to maintain hormone treatment regimen, researchers report

Study Confirms Obesity-Breast Cancer Link for Blacks, Hispanics

You can’t change your genes, but you can control your weight, researcher says

Kids: An Rx for Menopause’s Hot Flashes?

‘Bonding’ hormone may play a role in study’s findings, researchers say

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

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