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Smokers May Need More Anesthesia, Painkillers for Surgery

Study finds effect seems to extend to people exposed to secondhand smoke, too

New Research May Help Control Brown Dog Ticks

These pests breed indoors and may be resistant to common pesticides

Babies Prefer Sound of Other Babies Over Adults

Researcher says infants may be ‘finding their voice’

Gene Test May Predict Success of Cancer Drug in Certain Patients

Finding might one day help doctors better choose patients to receive Keytruda, study says

Immune-Based Drug Shows Promise Against Advanced Lung Cancer

Patients given nivolumab reported fewer side effects, longer survival than those receiving usual chemo agent

Health Highlights: May 29, 2015

Rapamune Approved for Rare Lung Disease

LAM affects mostly women of child-bearing age

Vets With PTSD Might Need Sleep Apnea Screening: Study

Research suggests risk of nighttime breathing problem rises with severity of post-traumatic stress disorder

Millennials Turning Their Backs on Religion

Study finds they are least spiritual generation in six decades

150 People May Have Had Contact With Lassa Fever Victim: CDC

But most at little risk of infection from the potentially fatal disease that’s rare in U.S.

FDA Warns of Complications From Facial Fillers

When injections accidentally enter blood vessels, blockages and damage can occur

Health Tip: Protect Your Eyes From Corneal Abrasion

Wear goggles when you’re near machinery

Health Tip: Don’t Use Food as a Reward

Here are suggested alternatives

Inmates Denied Methadone Less Likely to Choose Treatment When Released

But nearly all given the drug-addiction medication stayed on it once freed, study finds

Excess Weight Linked to Worse Prostate Cancer Prognosis

Radiation less effective for overweight, obese men, researchers say

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