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Halloween at the ER Is No Treat

October 31, 2014 Doctors' groups share tips for safe pumpkin-carving, trick-or-treating

Almost 1 in 5 Americans Plagued by Constant Pain, Survey Suggests

October 31, 2014 Older people, women more likely to struggle on daily basis, researchers note

Generic Drugs May Help Breast Cancer Patients Stick to Therapy

October 31, 2014 Cost a key factor for women to maintain hormone treatment regimen, researchers report

Health Highlights: Oct. 31, 2014

October 31, 2014 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

Health Tip: Keep Certain Foods Isolated

October 31, 2014 Suggestions to prevent cross-contamination

Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of a Car Injury

October 31, 2014 Always wear safety belt

Kids: An Rx for Menopause's Hot Flashes?

October 31, 2014 'Bonding' hormone may play a role in study's findings, researchers say

Make the Most of This Weekend's Time Change

October 31, 2014 Sleep expert offers tips on how to adjust as clocks fall back an hour on Sunday

Sleep Apnea May Steal Some of Your Memory: Study

October 31, 2014 Remembering everyday things was harder for those whose slumber was disrupted during dreaming cycle

Spinal Surgery Varies by Region in U.S.: Study

October 31, 2014 Floridians are likely to undergo fusion, while Iowans get decompression

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