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Ways to Treat Depression That Aren’t Antidepressants

There may be hope for hard-to-treat depression as scientists explore novel approaches to the often crippling condition.

Immune System Changes Tied to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Researchers saw evidence only in first 3 years of disease, findings could lead to early test

Hepatitis C Infections in Hospitals Show Need for Tight Infection Control Practices

In both cases, there were breaches in safety rules, CDC reports

Health Highlights: March 1, 2015

Actor Leonard Nimoy Dies of COPD at Age 83

1 in 5 Preemies With Lung Disease Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

22 percent were from what parents said were nonsmoking homes, study finds

5 Things To Know About The Supreme Court Case Challenging The Health Law

Millions of Americans might not be able to afford insurance if the Supreme Court rules the government erred in making subsidies available in all states.

Rear End Takes a Front Seat in Plastic Surgery Offices

Men also drove up overall number of cosmetic procedures, doctors say

Could Coffee Lower Risk of Multiple Sclerosis?

Studies link several cups daily with reduced odds for the disease

Flu Vaccine Just 18% Effective This Year

It’s no secret this year’s flu shots didn’t work as well as doctors had hoped. But the news got worse Thursday when the CDC revised its estimates of the flu vaccine’s effectiveness downward even further, from 23% to 18%.

Surprises in Proposed New Dietary Guidelines

Eggs are no longer bad guys. Coffee with those eggs? Go ahead, have a cup, maybe even three. Those are among the latest recommendations an expert advisory panel has made for the upcoming "2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans."

U.S. Ebola Survivor Dr. Craig Spencer Gives His Side of the Story

Former volunteer in fight against West African outbreak felt vilified by media, politicians

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