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Aspirin May Help Ward Off Gastro Cancers, Study Finds

But experts caution against starting to take it every day in hopes of preventing disease

Drug Shows Early Promise for Advanced Lung Cancer

Keytruda is already approved to treat melanoma

Safety Tips Hot Off the Grill

Doctor shares some barbecue do’s and don’ts

Women With Grandkids May Leave Workforce Sooner

Study also finds those with flexible work situations less likely to retire

For Breast-Feeding Moms, Tips on Eating for Two

U.S. health officials outline a healthy meal plan

Stronger Muscles = Healthier Bones in Kids

Added bone mass may help delay osteoporosis, study suggests

Migraines Often Undiagnosed, Doctor Says

Proper identification of headache type can lead to better treatment

Salt Pills Do Little for Endurance Athletes: Study

Finding challenges common belief that they can boost performance

California Declares Measles Outbreak Over

But, health officials say risk still exists for those who aren’t vaccinated against the disease

Remote Amazon Tribe Members Have Greater Germ Diversity in Their Bodies

Finding suggests that ‘Western’ lifestyle may be driving diseases like asthma, diabetes, obesity

Health Highlights: April 17, 2015

Brain Scans Give Clues to Link Between Alzheimer’s, Down Syndrome

People with Down syndrome are at much higher risk of developing dementia, researchers say

Gene Variation Could Spur Longer Smoking, Earlier Cancer

Researcher suggests a change in screening policies

1 in 3 Teen Boys Sexually Assaulted Tries Suicide, Study Finds

Psychologist calls for greater support for all victims—female and male

Health Tip: Cut Down on Stress

Living a healthier lifestyle can help

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