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Obamacare and the Supreme Court: What's at Stake
Millions of consumers could lose health insurance subsidies in dispute over language in the law

Fried Foods Tied to Raised Heart Failure Risk
Eaten regularly, they might boost chances as much as 68 percent, study finds

About 7 Percent of Kids Worldwide Have ADHD: Study
But some question accuracy of estimate

Kids May Be More Likely to Exercise When Friends Do
Study suggests that activity with peers might benefit overweight children

Typical Adult Over 30 Gets Flu Twice Every 10 Years: Study
Infection hits younger people more often, maybe because they mingle in larger groups, researcher suggests

Study Questions Close Monitoring of Thyroid Growths
Five-year follow-up shows the overwhelming majority remain harmless

Crashes Cause Majority of Deaths for Truck Drivers
U.S. government report finds 1 in 3 who died weren't wearing seat belts

Surgery Patients Might Not Need Sedative Before Anesthesia
Experts say trend in U.S. is not to give patients these calming meds before procedure

Common Class of Drugs May Be Linked to Pneumonia Risk
But more research is needed before scientists say anticholinergics cause the infection

Does Long-Term Acetaminophen Use Raise Health Risks?
Analysis of research says it's 'not a benign drug' if used long term and in larger doses

Love Coffee? Your Heart May, Too
Three to five cups daily appeared to lower risk of clogged arteries, study says

Just How Big Is a Normal Penis?
Researchers size up thousands to arrive at averages

In Vitro Births Continue to Rise in U.S.
Researchers also report drop in number of multiple embryo transfers, twin and triplet birth rates

Half of Known Strains of HIV Originated in Gorillas
Two of four classes of the AIDS-causing virus arose in these large primates, international study finds

Helping Student-Athletes With Mental Health Issues
Guidelines issued for U.S. high schools

Brain Protein Tied to Alzheimer's Spotted in Young Adults
People as young as 20 have amyloid buildup, but researchers aren't sure what it means

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