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Do You Still Need an Annual Doctor’s Visit?

Most doctors now say it’s time to rethink the notion of a yearly physical, a fixture in U.S. medicine since the 1940s.

'Love Hormone' Oxytocin May Help Some With Autism

Study found it boosted ability of certain patients to read facial expressions, nonverbal cues

Early Hormone Therapy May Be Safe for Women's Hearts

HRT, hormone therapy, early hormone therapy

Heat Stroke a Greater Threat to Endurance Runners Than Heart Problems: Study

More education needed about how to prevent it, researchers say

Running Could Add 3 Years to Your Lifespan

Just 5 to 10 minutes a day seems to bring benefits, study says

Facial Dimensions May Be Key to First Impressions

Findings especially relevant to social media's obsession with 'selfies,' researchers say

Healthy 'Brown Fat' May Cut Odds for Obesity, Diabetes

Study confirmed it helps regulate blood sugar levels, increases insulin sensitivity in people with more of it

'Fist Bump' May Beat Handshake for Cleanliness

U.K. researchers found it transferred a tenth of the bacteria that gripping hands did

Over-the-Counter Flonase Allergy Relief Approved

The FDA has approved over-the-counter Flonase Allergy Relief, or fluticasone propionate 50 mcg nasal spray, for treatment of hay fever or upper respiratory allergies, its maker GlaxoSmithKline announced.

Preemies May Have Higher Risk of Blood Clots, Even as Adults

Odds are small, but family, doctors should keep possibility in mind, researchers say

2 Americans Working in Liberia Are Infected With Ebola

2 Americans Working in Liberia Are Infected With Ebola

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