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1 - Latest Edition of Psychiatry's 'Bible' Launched Amid Controversy
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2 - HIV No Barrier to Getting Liver Transplant, Study Finds
3 - Understanding Calcium: Supplements, Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Citrate, and More
4 - Cellphone Use May Reveal Your 'Dominant Brain'
5 - 2 Health Care Workers Made Ill by SARS-Like Virus
6 - Depression May Boost Stroke Risk in Middle-Aged Women, Too
7 - 1 in 5 U.S. Kids Has a Mental Health Disorder: CDC
8 - Eyelash Extension Adhesives May Cause Bad Reactions
9 - High-Frequency Noise Boosts Math Skills in Study
10 - Simponi Approved for Ulcerative Colitis
11 - Public Funding Spurs Couples to Seek Fertility Treatment
12 - New Drug May Help Immune System Fight Cancer
13 - Scientists Use Cloning Technique to Produce Human Stem Cells
14 - Some Types of Skin Cancer Linked to Lower Chances of Alzheimer's
15 - Sugary Sodas, Fruit Punches May Raise Kidney Stone Risk: Study
16 - FDA: Lower Ambien's Dose to Prevent Drowsy Driving
17 - People With High Blood Pressure May Crave Salt
18 - Cellphone Calls During Blood Pressure Readings May Skew Results
19 - FDA Approves New Drug to Fight Advanced Prostate Cancer
20 - Yoga May Help Ease High Blood Pressure, Study Finds
21 - Erectile Dysfunction Tied to Long-Term Narcotic Use in Men
22 - Gene Variations May Explain Weight Gain Among Men, Women
23 - Costlier Heart Device May Not Be Worth It, Study Suggests
24 - Hysterectomy May Not Raise Heart Risks After All: Study
25 - Procedure for Incontinence in Women May Lose Effectiveness With Time
26 - Angelina Jolie's Double Mastectomy: Q&A
27 - Most Americans Should Eat Less Salt: Report
28 - 'Nonsmoking' Hotel Rooms May Not Fully Protect Guests
29 - Creative Arts May Help Cancer Patients Cope
30 - Daily Gene Rhythms May Be Off in Depressed People
31 - Typical Restaurant Meal Loaded With Fats, Salt, Calories: Studies
32 - Healthy Lifestyle May Offset Job Stress, Study Finds
33 - A Little Formula Might Help Breast-Feeding for Some Babies
34 - Agent Orange Tied to Lethal Prostate Cancer
35 - Estrogen Levels Tied to Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death in Study
36 - Breo Ellipta Approved for COPD
37 - Antibiotics May Relieve Back Pain Symptoms
38 - Testosterone Supplements May Hurt Male Fertility, Study Finds
39 - Obesity Crisis May Be Fueling Big Jump in Sleep Apnea Cases
40 - Allergies May Boost Severity of Lung Disease
41 - Pets a Boon for the Human Heart, Cardiologists Say
42 - Eating Peppers Tied to Lower Parkinson's Risk, Study Finds
43 - iPads Could Affect Implanted Heart Devices, Early Study Finds
44 - How to Create a Pet Emergency Kit
45 - Can Your Stress Affect Your Fetus?
46 - The Secret to Healthy Aging
47 - When Heat and Cold Hurt Your Teeth
48 - What Your Dentist Wants You to Do
49 - Pregnancy Adds Challenge for Teens Treated for Drug Abuse, Report Says
50 - Everyday Noise Levels May Affect the Heart
Authors say it defines disorders more concisely; critics say it will lead to over-diagnosis and unnecessary treatments
Procedure recommended to treat aggressive liver cancer
Experts share their advice about what to consider when choosing a calcium supplement.
People with left-brain dominance tend to listen with right ear, and vice-versa, study finds
Two Health Care Workers Made Ill by SARS-Like Virus
Although risk is still low, Australian study found it nearly doubled for depressed women in their 40s and 50s
ADHD is most common current diagnosis in children aged 3 to 17
Infections and allergies from cosmetic procedure can damage eyes or cause swelling, loss of eyelashes
But the treatment isn't ready for prime time yet, expert says
Blocks process that contributes to abnormal inflammation
After Quebec mandated IVF coverage, study found change in patient demographics
Early study found tumor reduction in several forms of the disease
Breakthrough bypasses need to use cells from fertilized embryos
A weak immune response might allow skin cancer but protect brain from inflammation, expert suggests
It's important to stay hydrated, but water may be your best choice, experts say
Blood levels from nighttime dose of sleep aid can remain too high the next morning, agency says
It's important to resist these cravings, study author says
Interruption can cause spike in systolic pressure, study found
Xofigo was fast-tracked for approval and is meant for tumors that have spread to the bones
Numbers were lowered when people engaged in a few sessions per week
In study, more men on impotence meds were taking opioids for chronic back pain
People with specific 'polymorphisms' were more likely to put on pounds in 10-year study
Dual-chamber implanted defibrillators had more complications than single-chamber models
Finding might reassure women considering the procedure, researcher says
In 7-year study, failure rate for pelvic organ prolapse surgery gradually increased
Actress and activist Angelina Jolie's recent decision to have a preventive double mastectomy highlights the difficult choices facing women who find out they have a high risk for breast cancer because of their genes.
But too little salt may also cause health problems, report authors add
Partial smoking bans still left study participants with signs of tobacco exposure
Review shows participation in dance, music, art or writing can soothe anxiety, depression and pain
Study found 'clock' in brain was disrupted in autopsies of those who suffered mental disorder at time of death
Just one meal often provides most of the daily recommended amounts, encouraging obesity
Risk for heart disease rises when workers drink, smoke or overeat
Early study looked at newborns who were losing weight
Findings from U.S. veterans should raise awareness of chemical warfare's hazards, researcher says
Tests reveal higher concentration of the sex hormone in women and men
Respiratory disease is the third-leading cause of death in U.S.
Taking antibiotics could relieve symptoms of chronic lower back pain for up to 40% of people, according to a new study.
Infertility clinics find that many men seeking help were taking 'T'
Researcher calls troubled sleep an 'uncalculated cost' of America's weight epidemic
Study finds hay fever increases frequency of respiratory problems in COPD patients
American Heart Association cites stress-busting, dog-walking benefits of companion animals
Vegetables that contain nicotine may offer some protection, research suggests
Young researcher suggests that users avoid placing tablets too close to the chest
Do you know what to have on hand for your pets in case of emergency?
As it turns out, constant pressure may put your baby at risk.
Want to stay young in mind and body? Develop these lifelong habits.
Do hot and cold temps make your teeth ache? Here's how to banish the pain of sensitive teeth.
A top dentist opens up about what he wishes his patients would do.
Substance-abuse programs may improve young women's education, income prospects
Even not-so-loud sounds seemed to raise people's heart rate in small study
USA.gov Updates: News and Features
1 - America's Most Wanted Criminals
Government news and featured content from the U.S. government's official web portal, USA.gov.
2 - Report Your Change of Address
3 - Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month
4 - Popular Baby Names
5 - Check Your Credit Report
6 - U.S. Passport Information and Services
7 - Learn How Investor.gov Can Help You
8 - Enjoy America's Parks and Recreation Areas
9 - Report Child Abuse and Neglect
10 - Organ and Tissue Donation
Take a look at photos and descriptions of criminals who are most wanted by various government organizations. In some cases, rewards are offered.
When you move, report your address change to the U.S. Postal Service, your state's department of motor vehicles, and other government agencies.
In May, we celebrate the culture and history of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the U.S. Find historic photos, learn about veterans, find teaching resources, and more.
The U.S. Social Security Administration released its most popular baby names of 2012. "Jacob" and "Sophia" continue to top the list.
You are entitled to a free credit report annually. It's important to check your report to verify that your personal and financial information is accurate.
Apply for a passport. Renew your passport. Report your passport lost or stolen. Get the passport information and services you need.
Investor.gov was designed with the individual investor in mind and can help you to invest wisely, avoid fraud, and prepare for life events.
Visit federal recreation sites across the country when you buy an Annual Pass. It includes entrance for the pass owner and three others where per-person fees are charged.
If you suspect that a child is being abused or neglected, contact local law enforcement or call the National Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-422-4453.
April is Donate Life Month. Learn the facts about organ and tissue donation and consider becoming a donor.