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Nerve Blocking Procedure Fails to Impress in Weight Loss Study

September 2, 2014 Modest reduction not significantly better than diet drugs or other surgeries

More Global Help Needed to Fight Ebola Outbreak

September 2, 2014 Window of opportunity to stop its spread closing, CDC and WHO say

'Pot Addiction' May Be Real, Study Suggests

September 2, 2014 Many teen marijuana users exhibited withdrawal symptoms when they tried to quit, researchers say

'Spare Tire' May Be Especially Bad for Your Blood Pressure

September 2, 2014 Weight gain around the middle was key to rising risk for hypertension, study found

Action-Packed TV a Threat to Your Waistline?

September 2, 2014 Viewers of fast-paced films filled up on more snacks, study found

ADHD Medications Won't Stunt Kids' Growth, Study Finds

September 2, 2014 Research suggests that stimulant drugs don't affect adult height

Booze, Pot Bad for Teens in Different Ways, Study Suggests

September 2, 2014 Drinking tied to unsafe driving, marijuana use linked to poorer academics, job performance

Daily Exercise May Halve Risk for Heart Failure, Study Says

September 2, 2014 Higher levels of activity reap greater benefits, researchers find

Double Mastectomy Doesn't Improve Survival, Study Finds

September 2, 2014 But many more women in U.S. are choosing the radical procedure

Drug Gives 'New Hope' Against Heart Failure, Expert Says

September 2, 2014 Experimental medication beat standard treatment at reducing hospitalizations, cardiovascular deaths

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