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Calcium Scan Can Predict Premature Death Risk, Study Says
Noninvasive look at arteries may benefit people without obvious heart symptoms

Some People Do Age Faster Than Others
At 38, the biology of some adults was 20 years older, study finds

More Parents See Benefits of Vaccines, Poll Finds
Reports on outbreaks of measles, whooping cough in past year may have shifted opinions, pediatrician says

Regular Mammograms Might Lead to 'Overdiagnosis' of Breast Cancer
Study found counties with higher screening, detection rates had no significant difference in deaths

Anti-Vaccine Trend Has Parents Shunning Newborns' Vitamin Shot
Doing so can lead to dangerous internal bleeding, experts say

Epilepsy Linked to Risks During Childbirth, Study Finds
But complications or maternal death during delivery are still rare, experts say

Attraction Can Grow With Time Spent Together
Couples who were friends first often find beauty's in the eye of the beholder, study says

When New Doctors 'Train' During Surgery, Risks Don't Rise: Study
Findings might help reassure concerned patients

Virus-Carrying Mosquitoes Spreading to New Regions
Scientists track carriers of dengue and chikungunya infection

Keeping Fit May Halve Seniors' Heart Failure Risk
Study suggests health choices still make a difference in old age

Less Chemo for Obese Ovarian Cancer Patients Linked to Worse Survival Rates
Study found getting what amounted to lower doses per pound of body weight meant poorer outcomes

Many Doctors Work While Sick, Survey Shows
But practice puts patients at risk, researchers note

Hormones May Spur Rash Choices on Stock Exchange
Study found high levels of testosterone, cortisol linked to traders making riskier financial decisions

Best Friends May Help Poor Kids Succeed
Study found having just one confidant helped teens find ways to cope with problems

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