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New Diabetes Cases Among Americans Drop for First Time in Decades: CDC
But another report shows U.S. has more cases than 37 other developed nations

1 in 8 American Adults Still Have High Cholesterol: CDC
Many don't meet targets, and expert says even those targets aren't good enough to prevent heart attacks

Doctor Burnout Rates on the Rise
Surveys show a nearly 10 percent increase across a range of specialties in the U.S.

HIV Prevention Pill May Not Need to Be Taken Daily
Research suggests Truvada still works when taken before and after sex

Sleep Apnea Devices Lower Blood Pressure
Researchers find both common treatments, CPAP and MADs, produce modest decreases

Planned Cesareans Tied to Slight Increase in Asthma Risk for Kids
But second report finds countries with low C-section rates had higher death rates for infants, mothers

Delayed Clamping of Umbilical Cord May Be Better for Preemies
Waiting 45 seconds was linked to enhanced motor skills among infants in study

Cracking Knuckles Sets Off 'Fireworks' on Ultrasound
Bright flash shows up as gas bubble forms in joints, researchers report

Higher Cigarette Taxes Tied to Fewer Infant Deaths
U.S. study suggests pregnant women may be less likely to smoke if tobacco prices are higher

Metformin May Not Help Obese Teens With Type 1 Diabetes
Study found most benefits waned over time, but one expert believes more research is needed

Ebola Blood Level May Predict Odds of Death, Study Says
Scientists hope findings will point toward more effective treatments

Possible New Weight-Loss Tool: Blocking Stomach Artery
Experimental procedure tested in 4 morbidly obese patients so far

Crave Coffee Too Much? Talk Therapy May Help
Caffeine intake dropped more than 75 percent after just one hour-long session, study found

Health Highlights: Dec. 1, 2015

Health Tip: Watch What You Eat
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Health Tip: Use Antibiotics Wisely
Here are potential risks

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