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Dialysis Patients May Be Unprepared for Natural Disasters

Study notes that after Hurricane Sandy in 2012, fewer than half had detailed medication list available

Jealousy Can Drive Some to Problem Drinking, Study Suggests

Researchers say findings could help identify people at risk for alcholism

Doctors Perform First Double Hand Transplant in a Child

Boy, 8, lost limbs because of severe infection

For Women, No Link Between Kidney Stones, Osteoporosis

But one stone increases odds for more, study found

Weight at First Pregnancy Linked to Complications Next Time

Risk remains even for women who get to a healthy size, researchers say

Millions of Americans Reaping Benefits of Affordable Care Act: Study

Gains seen in how many adults have medical coverage, a doctor and say they are in better health

Deaths, Hospital Stays and Costs All Down Among U.S. Seniors

Study finds steady improvement among Medicare enrollees from 1999 through 2013

Health Tip: Offer Support to Seniors

Particularly when they’re dealing with loss or change

Health Tip: Protect Your Heart From Stress and Depression

Choose a healthier way to cope

Health Highlights: July 28, 2015

Psychiatric Woes Often Drive Euthanasia Requests in Belgium

Depression, personality disorders are some reasons people ask to die: study

Heart Disease, Alzheimer’s Linked by Common Risk Factors

Study finds diabetes, smoking and obesity also affect brain areas tied in memory

Standing All Day at Work? It May Take Toll on Health

Experiencing lower-limb muscle fatigue daily may have long-term consequences, study suggests

Early Birth Linked to Introversion, Neuroticism in Adult Life

Study found people who were very premature at birth were more likely to be socially withdrawn

Childhood Stress Might Raise a Woman’s Risk for Preterm Birth

Canadian study of early trauma and childbirth finds surprising link

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