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UptoDate- patient information for a variety of medical conditions.
1 - Could Electrical Brain Stimulation Boost Perseverance?
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2 - Recognizing a Stroke
3 - U.S. Pregnancy Rates Continue to Fall
4 - TB Vaccine May Work Against Multiple Sclerosis: Study
5 - Recognizing Heart Attack and Angina
6 - Teen Burnout: Keeps Busy Kids From Being Overwhelmed
7 - His Guide To A Heart Attack: Symptoms In Men
8 - New Test May Help Predict Survival From Ovarian Cancer
9 - What’s Causing Your Sore Throat?
10 - Dating and Erectile Dysfunction (ED)
11 - Frequent Mammograms Tied to Lower Risk of Breast Cancer Spread
12 - More Than 6 Percent of U.S. Teens Take Psychiatric Meds: Survey
13 - U.S. Stroke Deaths Fell 30 Percent Over Past Decade
14 - New HIV Strain May Move to AIDS More Quickly: Study
15 - Do You Sound Tall or Small?
16 - Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients See Big Boost in Quality of Life
17 - 4th Meningitis Case Confirmed at Calif. University
18 - Mild Heart Disease May Pose Equal Risks for Men and Women
19 - Breast-Density Changes May Be Tied to Cancer Risk: Study
20 - Ecstasy Use on Rise Again Among U.S. Teens: Report
21 - Chickenpox Vaccine Not Responsible for Rise in Shingles, Study Says
22 - 'Healthy Obesity' Is a Myth, Report Says
23 - Brain Scans May Support Venus/Mars Divide Between Sexes
24 - FDA Starts Regulating Compounding Pharmacies
25 - Consumers Report Healthcare.gov Improvements
26 - S.C. Will See 16 Percent Jump in Medicaid
27 - 5 Easy Holiday Side Dishes
28 - Energy Drinks Affect Heart, MRI Scans Show
29 - Low Iron in Brain a Sign of ADHD?
30 - Brain-Training Device May Ease Stroke Paralysis
31 - With Three Weeks Left, Consumers Fear They May End Up Without Health Coverage On New Year’s Day
32 - Affordable Care Act: A Tale of Frustration
33 - Major Fixes Made, HealthCare.gov Still a Work in Progress
34 - Gut Feelings Might Be Best Predictors of Marital Bliss
35 - Mental-Health Disorders Growing Faster Among Kids Than Adults: Study
36 - Exercise May Not Stave Off Holiday Weight Gain
37 - 6 Changes to the Affordable Care Act
38 - Parents Who Set, Stick to Rules May Help Kids Stay Slim
39 - Cross These Dangerous Toys Off Kids' Christmas List, Experts Say
40 - Multivitamins May Help Fight HIV Progression, Study Suggests
41 - European Morning-After Pill Ineffective in Heavier Women
42 - Nasal Allergies, Hay Fever Tied to More Migraines in Study
43 - Want to Stay Young? Start Moving
44 - In California, Some Happy About Canceled Insurance
45 - How the 'Love Hormone' Works Its Magic
46 - FDA to Lift Restrictions on Diabetes Drug Avandia
47 - Estrogen Won't Make Women Sharper After Menopause, Study Finds
48 - Women's Chest Pain Unreliable Indicator of Heart Attack: Study
49 - Why Many U.S. Preteens Aren't Getting the HPV Shot
50 - Smaller Bowls May Keep Kids From Overeating
In tiny study, 2 patients experienced a desire to conquer challenge
Getting treatment fast is key when you're having a stroke. Learn how to recognize the symptoms.
Increase seen only among women over 30; fewer teen births reported
More brain lesions seen in people who got dummy injection
Angina is often a warning sign of a heart attack. Learn to tell the difference -- and why fast treatment is so important.
Today's teens can be overwhelmed because they're so busy. Recognize when they're doing too much and help the ease stress.
A personal look at heart disease, the leading cause of death for men in the U.S.
Method was used to count special type of immune cells in tumors from 30 women in study
How can you figure out what’s causing your sore throat?
Don't let erectile dysfunction derail your dating life. Learn how to manage your ED and talk about it with a new partner.
Patients who had scans at shorter intervals had less lymph node involvement, study found
ADHD, depression most common conditions reported by those on medication
Experts unsure exactly why, but better prevention and after-stroke care may be factors
Researchers say period from infection to disease takes about 5 years
Researchers say your voice may help listeners determine your height
Dutch study found substantial drops in anxiety, depression and disability over 2 decades
4th Meningitis Case Confirmed at Calif. University
Study calculated chances of heart attack and cardiac death
Breast tissue that developed cancer tended to undergo more varied density changes over time, research shows
Alcohol contributing to ER visits from hallucinogen, federal officials say
39 percent increase over 18 years remains unexplained
Researchers weigh results of 8 studies, find excess pounds raise death risk over time
Study analyzed brain 'wiring' of kids, teens and young adults
New powers designed to make specialty drugs safer for patients
Many Consumers Report Improvements With Healthcare.gov
Even Without Expansion, S.C. Will See 16% Jump In Medicaid Enrollment
Whip up sides that are fun, festive, and fast with these easy-prep recipes, timesavers, and shortcuts.
Small, early study found contraction rate sped up after people downed beverage
MRI technique might aid diagnosis, treatment, researcher says
Preliminary study finds benefits long after attack
With Three Weeks Left, Consumers Fear They May End Up Without Health Coverage On New Year’s Day
Breaking Up With Healthcare.gov
Health officials make substantial improvements, but say more needs to be done
Study found newlyweds' semi-conscious attitudes determined future bliss more than conscious thoughts
Doctors' offices increasingly seeing young people with common psychiatric conditions
Study suggests nothing can replace moderation in the face of high-calorie food and drinks
To put it in surgical terms, the Affordable Care Act has had some work done. Here are six major ways that officials have made changes to the health care law in recent months.
Australian study found it was more important than what Mom or Dad weighed
Annual 'Trouble in Toyland' report cites playthings that could choke or poison a child
But supplements tested only on those who hadn't started medications
European Morning-After Pill Ineffective in Heavier Women
But it's unknown if allergic conditions bring on headache or vice versa, researcher says
Study finds it's never too late to reap the anti-aging benefits of exercise
In California, Some Happy About Canceled Insurance Policies
A whiff of oxytocin lit up reward center in men's brains when they looked at their partner's face
Not all experts are happy with granting wider access to the troubled medication, however
Researchers see no brain benefits even in early postmenopause
Scientific tools, not patient complaints, needed for accurate diagnosis, expert says
Review found cost, fear of kids becoming sexually active deters some parents
Researchers say tactic could help curb childhood obesity
USA.gov Updates: News and Features
1 - Holiday Mailing Options and Shipping Dates
Government news and featured content from the U.S. government's official web portal, USA.gov.
2 - Give the Gift of Service
3 - Hassle-Free Online Shopping
4 - Buy Safe Toys
5 - 8 Energy Saving Tips
6 - Holiday Travel Resources
7 - Drinking and Driving Endangers Everyone
8 - Can You Be Ticketed for Distracted Driving?
9 - Diabetes Risk Factors
10 - New Airline Rules: You May Be Able to Use Electronic Devices from Gate-to-Gate
Get information on stamps and shipping supplies; dates for mail delivery by December 25; printing your own labels; and scheduling a pickup.
Serve at a food bank, clean up at a local park, or volunteer in a way that has meaning to you.
Follow these tips for hassle-free online shopping.
If you plan to buy toys for young children this holiday season, review toy safety tips.
Learn a few simple steps you can take at home to help save energy and money.
If you plan to travel during the holidays--or anytime--use available resources to get the latest on traffic conditions and airport delays.
Drunk drivers cause thousands of deaths each year. Find out what you can do to make a difference.
In most states, you can be pulled over and ticketed for texting while driving. Some states also ban handheld cell phone use. Look up the laws in your state and wherever you plan to drive.
Find out if you are at risk for diabetes. There may be steps you can take to prevent or delay the onset of the disease.
The Federal Aviation Administration has given airlines the ability to expand the use of personal electronic devices for passengers on board. That means you could soon be able to listen to your music or read books on an e-reader from gate-to-gate on your flight.