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Health Tip: Why Proteins Are Essential
They're the body's building blocks

Health Tip: Losing Weight After Baby
Give your body time to recover first

ER Waiting Times Vary Significantly, Studies Find
You'll probably spend less time waiting at smaller or more rural hospitals

Research Shows Possible Neurological Patterns for PTSD Symptoms
Imaging shows brain receptor linked to emotion also has ties to some trauma symptoms

FDA Panel: Limit Testosterone Drug Use
Joint committee also calls for drug makers to run heart-risk tests on popular 'Low T' products

One Dose of Antidepressant Changes Brain Connections, Study Says
Researchers eventually hope to predict who will respond to a drug and who won't

New Ebola Cases Top 700 in Just One Week, Officials Report
Latest count suggests outbreak in West Africa is starting to spread as fast as health experts had feared

Scientists Studying Sickle Cell Trait
Condition has killed 9 collegiate football players since 2000, researchers say

Mentors May Steer Young People Toward More Rewarding Careers
The result: Greater authority, responsibility likelier early on, study says

Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Don't Seem to Prevent Cataracts
Nutrients also have little effect on rates of cataract removal, study involving men over 50 finds

Almost Everyone Needs a Flu Shot: CDC
Vaccine is safe, effective for those 6 months and older, experts say

Obama Calls for National Plan to Fight Antibiotic Resistance
Task force created to craft a strategy to track, vanquish superbugs

Grief Can Weigh on Immune System in Older Folks, Study Says
Those who are bereaved may be more likely to develop infections, researchers suggest

Study: Exposure to Diversity Might Boost Baby's Social Skills
Hearing different languages early in life could help reduce bias, researchers say

Rising Atlantic Ocean Temperatures Could Pose Threat to Reefs
Warmer waters could increase the range of invasive fish species, study shows

Family Squabbles Can Derail Recovery From Cancer Surgery
Study finds infection, other complications more likely for patients with difficult lives

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