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Health Tip: Preparing for the First Day of School
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Health Tip: Do You Talk in Your Sleep?
You may not be getting enough rest

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Everest Study Finds High Altitude Affects Blood Pressure
Researchers also report blood-pressure drug works well at sea level but not at great heights

Scientists Spot Genetic Clues to Crohn's Disease
Finding suggests genes, environment both play a part in development of the bowel disorder

Do Antidepressants in Pregnancy Raise Risks for Mental Woes in Kids?
New study discounts pills' link to autism, but suggests ties to ADHD

Sleep Apnea Treatment Helps Seniors, Study Finds
British researchers report it improved slumber, lowered daytime sleepiness

Scientists 'Rewrite' Bad Memories in Mice
Manipulation of brain cells can switch negative emotions to positive ones, researchers say

Overconfident Folks May Blind Others to Their Real Abilities
This self-deception can lead to risk taking, and problems for institutions that promote such people, study suggests

Study: Young Adults Who Had Depression Have 'Hyper-Connected' Brain Networks
Finding might help predict, prevent and treat the disorder, researchers say

'Half a Glass' Rule May Curb Overdrinking
Pouring less wine each time lowers chances of intoxication, researchers suggest

Light Therapy a Good Option for Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions, Study Says
But it's more painful, time consuming than common treatment, dermatologist notes

MERS Virus Doesn't Seem to Spread Easily, Study Finds
5 percent chance of getting it, while experts cite a 25 percent chance of catching flu

Polyp Removal Doesn't Always Signal Raised Colon Cancer Risk, Study Says
Findings suggest doctors may repeat colonoscopies unnecessarily

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