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PTSD Link to Food Addiction Seen in Report

Study finds women with worst PTSD more likely to be addicted to food, but it's not clear if one causes the other

Are Migraines in Middle Age Tied to Raised Parkinson's Risk Later?

Study sees a connection, but actual risk is small; more study needed, researchers say

Could Artificial Sweeteners Raise Your Blood Sugar?

If you’re one of the millions of Americans for whom diet sodas and artificially sweetened desserts play leading roles in the effort to shed pounds and ward off long-term diseases such as diabetes, new research might give you pause.

Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids

Association between phthalates and lung disorder needs additional research, study authors say

Urine Test for HPV Works Well, Analysis Finds

It's a less invasive way to spot virus linked to cervical cancer; may increase screening rates, researchers say

Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer, Says New Report

But aging population and increasing obesity threaten progress

Most Treatments for Blood Clots Appear Safe, Effective

Analysis of studies shows almost all strategies have similar outcomes, Canadian researchers report

U.S. Waistlines Keep Growing, With Women Leading the Way

Average is nearly 39 inches, CDC researchers find

Combo Therapy Best for COPD: Study

Researchers found two-drug regimen cut death, hospitalization rates for the respiratory disease

Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDC

Increases highest among whites, and people between 55 and 64

1 in 5 U.S. Men Admits to Violence Against Spouse, Partner

Acts include hitting, kicking, biting, choking, threatening with a weapon, survey finds

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