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Experts Predict ‘Catastrophic’ Ebola Epidemic in West Africa If Aid Delayed

Yale team foresees 90,000 deaths in one Liberian county alone by Dec. 15

Beware Claims That Activated Charcoal Can Cure Gut Troubles

Doctors say one man developed colitis after detox treatment, though cause is unclear

Study Finds Kidney Stones Linked to Weakened Bones

People with the obstructions were at higher odds for breaks and fractures, researchers say

Gestational Diabetes May Influence Daughter’s Weight Later

Girls’ risk of being overweight may be more than tripled, study finds

Disease Severity in One Eye May Predict Progression in the Other

Study focuses on macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss in older Americans

Airborne Transmission of Ebola Highly Unlikely, Experts Say

No threat foreseen from public sniffles, coughs

Gene Scan Helps Diagnose Mystery Disorders in Children

Using DNA from parents and child, test hones in on disease-causing mutations

‘Exposure Therapy’ May Relieve Prolonged Grief Disorder

Reliving the death of a loved one can help survivors, researchers say

As Pot Use Rises, Teens’ Grades May Fall: Study

Occasional use might not have impact, but heavy users had lower test scores, researchers found

Nearly 1 in 3 U.S. Babies Delivered by C-Section, Study Finds

But cesarean rates vary widely across the country

Health Highlights: Oct. 23, 2014

Doctors Often Unaware Their Patients Have Catheters

Small tubes reduce needle sticks, but can increase infection risk if left too long

Teen Conflicts Spill Over to Other Areas of Their Lives

Home troubles affect school life, school issues affect home, researchers report

Health Tip: Using a Pacifier to Soothe Baby

Make sure the infant really doesn’t want to eat instead

Health Tip: Coping With Chronic Pain

Follow a healthy lifestyle

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