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Obama Appoints 'Ebola Czar'

October 17, 2014 Ron Klain, a trusted White House adviser, has a reputation for handling political challenges

Dads Face Guilt About Workouts, Just Like Moms Do

October 17, 2014 Both parents tend to view exercise as a selfish behavior that takes up family time, researcher says

Family Acceptance Key to Curbing Teen Suicides, Study Shows

October 17, 2014 Validation by peers also decreased likelihood of self-harm

Frequent Dining Out Might Widen Your Waistline, Study Finds

October 17, 2014 People who ate out a lot also had worse cholesterol levels than those who dined at home

Health Highlights: Oct. 17, 2014

October 17, 2014 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

Health Tip: Enjoy Your Coffee, But ...

October 17, 2014 Don't overdo the sweeteners and added fats

Health Tip: Watch Your Family's Portion Sizes

October 17, 2014 Use smaller plates and bowls

Older Antibiotic Still Works Against Staph Infections, Study Finds

October 17, 2014 Vancomycin safe and effective, doctors should not turn to newer antibiotics, researchers say

Peak Pain Level Main Factor in Negative Childbirth Memories: Study

October 17, 2014 Length of labor didn't seem to influence recollections of pain, researchers found

Tonsillectomy Complications May Be More Likely in Poor, Minority Kids

October 17, 2014 Access to care might play a role, researcher says

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