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Progesterone May Not Help Prevent Repeat Miscarriage, Study Finds
Findings likely to disappoint many couples, researcher says

Those in Their 50s Now Largest Group Battling Addiction to Narcotics: Study
Big jump also seen in those aged 60 and older needing treatment for painkiller, heroin abuse

Mosquito-Borne Virus May Cause Fatal Brain Infection
Chikungunya outbreak on Reunion Island finds encephalitis more common than previously believed

Smog Raises Heart Risks in Those With Diabetes, Study Says
Long-term study showed prolonged exposure linked to heart disease, stroke

FDA Approves First Flu Shot With Added Ingredient to Boost Immune Response
Vaccine can be used in seniors, who are often hit hardest by illness

Advanced Ebola Is Riskiest Stage for Caregivers, Study Shows
Transmission requires close contact with a known case, researchers find

New Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes Shows Early Promise
Trial finds that immune-based therapy is safe; further trial on effectiveness is planned

Obesity in Youth May Harm the Heart Long-Term, Even After Weight Loss
Risk of sudden cardiac death was still higher, decades after women had lost the pounds, study found

Drug Helps Those With Tough-to-Treat Schizophrenia: Study
Clozapine already approved for use after other antipsychotics don't work

Retail Prices of Dermatology Drugs Skyrocket
Study reveals quintupling of prices over six years

Post-Op Bacterial Infection Raises Odds for Complications, Death
Clostridium difficile can be devastating to patients recovering from surgery, experts say

E. Coli Linked to Costco Chicken Salad Sickens 19 in Seven States
CDC still tracking down specific ingredient that may harbor the germ

Constant Traffic Noise May Boost Depression Risk
Vulnerability is higher among those with a low education and income, researchers report

Heart Disease Doesn't Take a Holiday
Don't forget to take your meds with you when you travel, expert says

Don't Let Reflux Ruin Your Thanksgiving
Expert offers tips for avoiding heartburn this holiday

Weekend Childbirth Riskier, British Study Suggests
Infant deaths, maternal infections lower on weekdays, study finds

Health Highlights: Nov. 25, 2015

Health Tip: Thawing Your Thanksgiving Turkey
Do it right

Health Tip: Easing the Discomfort of Bronchitis
Take steps to help ease coughing

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