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Health Tip: Change Your Diet to Help Lower Blood Pressure
Munch on lots of fruit and veggies

Health Tip: Driving Safely at Night
Suggestions for nighttime travel

FDA Cautions Against 'Undeclared' Food Allergens
Labels omitting certain ingredients are leading cause of FDA recalls

Universal Helmet Laws May Help Save Young Motorcyclists
Study finds more serious head injuries in states with age restrictions only or none at all

Plastics' Chemical May Affect Baby Boys' Genital Development
Link between phthalates and possible defect needs more study, researcher says

Is Milk Your Friend or Foe?
Instead of reduction in fractures, study suggests higher risk of heart disease, cancer

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Stroke Prevention Guidelines Emphasize Healthy Lifestyle
Eat lots of fruits and veggies, get exercise, limit salt and don't smoke, experts say

Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Trouble
Study finds they're more likely than men to delay seeking medical help

Can Lots of Sex Protect the Prostate?
Men who sleep with plenty of women less likely to develop cancer in the gland, study suggests

Discovery of 100-Plus Genes Tied to Autism May Improve Treatments
Disorder has a 'very large number of potential causes,' researcher says

Hormone Therapy May Up Heart-Related Deaths in Some Prostate Cancer Patients
But the overall risk is small, researchers say

Scientists Create Tiny Stomachs From Stem Cells
Feat may help researchers learn more about causes of stomach diseases

Ebola Outbreak in Liberia May Be Slowing: WHO
But health agency says epidemic in West Africa is far from under control

High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet May Help With Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy
Regimens seem to cut down on seizures but are hard to stick to long-term, study shows

Many U.S. Colleges Have Indoor Tanning Salons On, Near Campus: Study
Universities should ban them because of skin cancer risk, researchers say

Voters' Views on Obamacare Split Along Party Lines
Health care is third most important issue to Americans in fall elections, according to polls

First Vaccine Approved for B Strains of Meningitis
Among people aged 10 to 25

FDA Approves New Vaccine to Protect Against Meningitis
Trumenba guards against type of bacteria that is one of leading causes of life-threatening disease

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