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Lab Tests: 24 Hour Urine Sample Lab-Grown Vaginas, Noses Herald New Options Labeling Food With 'Stop' or 'Go' Colors Labels on Edible Medical Marijuana Products Labels on OTC Painkillers Need Improvement Labor Induction Boosts C-Section Risk Lack of Deep Sleep Raises Diabetes Risk Lack of Energy in Old Age May Foretell Illness Lack of Exercise More Deadly Than Obesity, Study Lack of Insurance Could Raise Inpatient Death Risk Lack of Preventive Care Before Health Reform Law Lack of Protective Gear Risky in Ebola Outbreak Lack of Sleep Disrupts Genes Lack of Sleep During Pregnancy Ups Risk of HBP Lack of Sleep Health Problems for Obese Teens Lack of Sleep Hurts School in Kids With Asthma Lack of Sleep Hurts Your Looks Lack of Sleep May Give You the 'Munchies' Lack of Sleep May Lead to Junk-Food Bingeing Lack of Sleep May Trip Up Student Athletes Lack of Sleep, Overweight Linked to Kids' Learning Problems Lack of Stem Cells Key to Repeat Miscarriage Lack of Two Related Genes Disrupts Sleep Cycle Lack of Vitamin D May Harm Older Women's Health Lack of Vitamin E Linked to Physical Decline Lack of ZZZs May Fuel Appetite Lacto-Ovo Huevos Rancheros Recipe Lactose Intolerance Doesn't Mean Goodbye to Dairy Lactose Intolerance: Too Little Is Known Ladies, Take 5 Steps to Avoid Osteoporosis Lady Gaga-Inspired Lens Fad Draws Warning Lamisil Approved to Treat Ringworm of the Scalp Lamotrigine May Reduce Epilepsy Seizures Lance Armstrong Resigns From Cancer Foundation Landmark ADHD Study Backed Drugs Over Therapy Landslides and Mudslides Language Barrier Blocks Epidural Use in Childbirth Language Barrier Hurts Elderly Asthma Patients Language Problems Common for Kids With ADHD, Study Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: A New Approach Laparoscopic Surgery for Colon Cancer Laparoscopic, Open Colon Cancer Surgery Outcomes Laporte-Obello Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe Laptop Risk: 'Toasted Skin Syndrome' Large Breasts Take Toll on Teenage Girls Large U.S. Aquifers Tainted With Natural Uranium Larger Food Portions May Be Seen as Status Symbols Largest-Ever Cancer Data Set Made Public Laser Blasts Away Irregular Heartbeat Cells Laser Eye Surgery Safe Long-Term: Study Laser Liposuction May Zap Fat Without Skin Sag Laser Liposuction to Remove Fat Safe? Laser Pointers and Blindness Laser Pointers Probably Won't Damage Pilots' Eyes Laser Printers Emit Indoor Pollution Laser Resurfacing Produces Long-Term Results Laser Screen Detects Diseases in Breath Laser Skin Test Replaces Biopsy for Melanoma Laser Therapy a New Option for Vocal-Cord Cancers Laser Therapy Disappoints in Stroke Trial Laser Therapy Good for Diabetic Eye Problems Laser Therapy May Switch Cocaine Addiction On, Off Laser Therapy Seems to Relieve Neck Pain Laser Toys Can Damage Eyes: Report Laser Unlocks Blood-Brain Barrier for Chemotherapy Laser Used For Tattoos Helps Reduce Acne Scars Laser: A Breast Cancer Treatment Alternative? Lasers in Toys Can Cause Serious Eye Damage, FDA LASIK Eye Surgery Long-Term Results Good LASIK Safer Than Contacts? Lasik Surgery Feedback LASIK Surgery: 10 Key Facts to Know About LASIK LASIK vs. LASEK LASIK: An Eye on LASIK LASIK: My Odyssey With LASIK Surgery Last Chance to Enroll in Obamacare for 2015 Last Two Ozone-Depleting Inhalers Being Phased Out Last U.S. Ebola Patient Leaves Hospital, Healthy Last-Minute Chili Recipe Lasting Damage LGBT Teens Who Suffer Harassment Late Dinners Won't Doom Kids to Obesity Late Doses of HPV Vaccine May Still Be Effective Late Lunch May Mean Less Weight Loss Late Preemie Birth May Be Linked to Higher Asthma Late School Start Times May Foster Better Students Late Talkers Not at Risk for Behavior Problems Later On Late-Night Cramming May Hurt School Test Results Late-Stage Cancer Diagnosis Likely in Teens Late-Term Preemies Don't Do as Well in Life Later Clamping of Umbilical Cord Benefits Newborns Later School Start Time Cuts Teens' Car Crash Risk Later Umbilical Cord Clamping May Help Preemies Latest Edition of Psychiatry's 'Bible' Launched Latest Measles Count: 121 Cases in 17 States, D.C. Latest Meningitis Outbreak Toll for Infections Latest Study Says Statins Don't Slow Alzheimer's Latest Supreme Court Ruling on Obamacare Looms Latest U.S. Ebola Patient Getting Better, Reports Latest West Nile Tally: 5,245 Cases, 236 Deaths Latin Pork with Lime Marinade Recipe Laughing at Dental Fear May Ease Worries Laughing: Why Do We Laugh? Laughter Can Stimulate a Dull Appetite Laughter Good for Alzheimer's Patients Laughter Healthy for Diabetes Patients Laughter May Work Like Meditation in the Brain Laundry Detergent Pods Pose Poisoning Risk to Kids Laundry Packs Tempting to Children Laundry Room is No Place for Kids' Play Lavender Oil Spurs Breasts Law Trims Calories From Kids' Fast Food Meals Lawmakers Getting Closer to Health Care Reform Lawn Mower Injuries Are on the Rise Lawn Mower Injuries Often Caused by Distraction Lawn Mowers a Real Safety Hazard for Kids Lawn Mowers Can Cause Severe Injuries to Kids Lawsuit Targets Trans Fat at KFC Lawsuits Challenge Dairy Weight Loss Claims Lawsuits Influence Care From Most Orthopedists Lawsuits Involving Laser Treatments by Non-Docs Lax Hand Washing Drives Many Foodborne Illnesses Lax Parents, Dealer May Lead to ATV Crashes, Study Laxative Type Might Influence Colon Cancer Risk Laxity in Diabetic Care in the US Layoffs Stress Everyone in the Workplace Lazy Weekends May Boost Body Fat, Study Shows Back to Top ↑ Ld-Lf LDL Cholesterol Tied to Metabolic Syndrome Lead Exposure Bigger Threat to Boys Than Girls Lead Exposure in Workplace Still a Problem Lead Exposure May Contribute to ADHD Lead Exposure Tied to Risk of School Suspension Lead Hampers Kindergartners' Reading Skills Lead Harms Kids' Kidneys: Study Lead in Candle Wicks Alert Lead Level in Blood Too High Lead Levels in Many Lipsticks Higher Than Reported Lead Poisoning and Kids Lead Poisoning Risk From Cosmetic Clay Lead Poisoning Unlikely Cause of Beethoven's Death Lead Poisoning...A Preventable Tragedy Lead Risk Lurks in Spice Rack Lead, Cadmium in Blood Linked to Reduced Fertility Leaded Gas Exposure Linked to Later Violence Leaders Less Stressed Out Leading COPD Drug Won't Harm Heart: FDA Leaks in Brain May Contribute to Dementia Leaky Pipes May Mean Tainted Tap Water: Study LeAnn Rimes Brings Battle With Psoriasis to Stage Learn to Recognize the Signs of an Alcohol Problem Learn to Relax and Sleep Like a Baby Learning Another Language May Help the Aging Brain Learning Challenging Skills Tied to Better Memory Learning Daily Skills Prepares Kids With Autism Learning Disabilities and Later Language Problems Learning May Be Tougher for the Teen Brain Learning to Forgive Yourself Learning to Give Thanks Learning to Like Themselves Leeches Help Save Woman's Ear After Dog Mauling Leftover Frig Frittata Recipe Leg Clots May Not Travel to Lungs Legal Drinking Age of 21 Saves Lives, Review Finds Legal Experts: Predictions on Health Reform Legal Medical Marijuana May Not Raise Teen Use Legal Unions, Marriage, Help Gay's Mental Health Legalize Pot, But Not for Teens, U.S. Adults Say Legalized Marijuana Doesn't Raise Teen Pot Use Legalized Same-Sex Marriage & Gay Men's Health Legionnaires Disease Most Deadly Frail, Elderly Legionnaires' Disease Traced to Hospitals Legionnaires' Disease Transmitted Person-to-Person Legislative Help for Nursing Moms Leishmania Comes Home with Troops Leishmaniasis in U.S. Military Personnel Leisurely Strolls More Popular, Walk Times Shorter Lemon and Vanilla Panna Cotta Recipe Lemon Cream Spread Recipe Lemon Cucumber Seltzer Recipe Lemon Custard With Fresh Fruit Topping Recipe Lemon Ginger Iced Green Tea Recipe Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing Recipe Lemon Raspberry Shortcake for Two Recipe Lemon Tarragon Chicken Cashew Sandwiches Recipe Lemon Yogurt Bars Recipe Lemon-Blueberry Corn Muffins Recipe Lemon-Herb Marinade for Poultry Recipe Lengthy Car, Plane Rides Pose Risk of Clots Leonardo da Vinci Leprosy Lingers in the U.S. Leprosy May Pass Between Armadillos and People Leprosy Still Occurs in U.S., CDC Reports Lesion...What Does The Doctor Mean? Less Variety in Babies' Gut Bacteria With Asthma Less Booze, More Veggies Lowers Odds for Cancer Less Chemo for Obese Ovarian Cancer Patients Link Less Children Injured From Swallowing Chemicals Less Competition Among Docs = Higher Medical Costs Less Educated Smokers at Greatest Risk for Stroke Less Education May Mean Shorter Lifespan, Study Less Education, Higher Death Rates? Less ER Visits for Kids After Cold Med Restriction Less Flexibility Seen in Brain Wiring With Autism Less Frequent Pap Tests Safe for Most Women Less Heart Care, More Strokes for Women? Less Heart Disease Among Women in Wealthier States Less Illicit Drug Use, More Prescription Abuse Less Inhaled Steroids May Be OK for Asthmatic Kids Less Invasive Biopsies Gain Favor Less Invasive Fix for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Less Invasive Heart Valve Replacement in Seniors Less Invasive Hernia Procedure Easier on Patients Less Invasive Surgery OK to Harvest Bypass Veins Less Invasive Way to Stage Lung Cancer? Less Is More With Exercise, Study Says Less May Be More for Gallbladder Surgery Less Medicare Patients 'Admitted' to Hospitals Less Melanoma Deaths in Areas With Dermatologists Less Mental Decline Seen in Some Older Blacks Less Money Means More Hurting Less Physical Activity, More TV for Today's Moms Less Protection From This Year's Flu Vaccine Less Respiratory Virus in Preemies, Less Wheezing Less Salt Use Tied to Drop in U.K. Heart Deaths Less Salt Will Cut Heart Disease Rate Less Salt, More Potassium = Heart Health Less Sleep in Teen Years Tied to More Pounds at 21 Less Sleep May Mean Less Sex After Menopause Less Smoking, Sex and Fighting In High School Kids Less Stress for Healthier Mom, Baby Less Sun a Better Bet Than Sunscreens Less Surgeries With Advanced Colon Cancer Less Than Half of U.S. Babies Receive Flu Vaccine Less Wood-Burning Stoves Tied to Lower Death Rates Less Would Smoke If Treatments Were Covered Less-Invasive Lymph Node Surgery for Breast Cancer Less-Invasive Repair of Aortic Aneurysm Less-Invasive Surgery for Esophageal Cancer Less-Invasive Surgery May Not Option Rectal Cancer Less-Than-Optimal Sleep May 'Age' the Brain Lesser Breast Cancer Still Poses Long-Term Risk Lessons Learned From Cantaloupe-Listeria Outbreak Let Babies 'Cry It Out,' Study Suggests Let Baby Eat Finger Foods For Healthier Weight Let It Go: Taming Soft Addictions Let Safety Bloom in Your Garden This Season Let the Senior Games Begin Let Them Eat Veggies: School Lunch Gets a Makeover Let Your Nose Guide You to Less Fatty Foods Lethal New Virus in Monkeys May Infect Humans Letting Kids Sip Alcohol May 'Send Wrong Message' Lettuce: Buy Bagged or Not? Leukemia Cells May Be 'Mopped Up' Leukemia Deadlier for Teens and Young Adults Leukemia Drug in High Dose Helps Survival Leukemia Drug Is Highly Effective MS Treatment Leukemia in the Family Leukemia Patients Get Treatment Boost From Donors Leukemia FAQs Leukemia Risk Cut by Day Care, Play Groups? Leukemia, A Trip Levaquin Approved to Treat or Prevent Plague Levels of Banned Flame Retardant Drop in Pregnancy Levels of Self-Esteem May Fluctuate Over Time Levodopa Beats New Meds for Parkinson's Care Back to Top ↑ Lg-Lk LGBT Health Research Falls Far Short LGBT Medical Students Don't Reveal Sexual Identity Liberal or Conservative: Childhood Influences Lice Treatment Effective Licorice Root May Cut Cavities, Gum Disease Lidocaine Injection May Help Treat Fibromyalgia Lie to Your Doctor, Fool Yourself Life After Cigarettes Is Happier: Study Life After Prostate Cancer Treatment Life Cycle of a Penis Life Expectancy for Blacks Shorter Than Whites Life Expectancy Reaches New Record Life Expectancy Still Heading Higher Life Expectancy Up, but So Is Poor Health Life Extension: Science Fact or Science Fiction? Life of the Party Life on Wheels with Gary Karp Life Satisfaction Linked to Bone Health Life Skills, Parenting Classes Cut Inflammation Life Support: Communicating With Your Loved One Life Transitions May Trigger Eating Disorders Life with an Autoimmune Disease Life's Stress May Lead to Weight Gain Life's Winners May Not Win the Life Span Race Life-Saving Health Care in Poor Nations Lifelong Reading, Hobbies Might Help Dementia Lifesaving Chemo for Ovarian Cancer Is Underused Lifesaving Defibrillators Not Nearby When Needed Lifesaving Defibrillators Often Behind Locked Door Lifestyle Change May Cut Breast Cancer Risk Lifestyle Changes Cut Dementia Rates? Lifestyle Changes Keep Diabetes Away for 14 Years Lifestyle Changes Keep Type 2 Diabetes at Bay Lifestyle Changes Key to Weight Loss in New Year Lifestyle Changes May Improve Erectile Dysfunction Lifestyle Changes Reduce Triglycerides Lifestyle Changes Up Enzyme Regulating Cell Aging Lifestyle Interventions Needed for Heart-Healthy Lifestyle May Be Key to Improving ADHD in Kids Lifestyle Might Curb Loss of Height With Age Lifetime of Learning Might Thwart Dementia, Study LifeVest Wearable Defibrillator Approved for Kids Lift Ban on CDC Research Into Gun Violence Lift U.S. Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men Lifts, Tucks Often Follow Weight-Loss Surgery Light & Festive Cranberry Jell-O� Salad Recipe Light & Luscious Berry Grunt Recipe Light 7 Layer Dip Recipe Light Activity a Boost to Seniors' Hearts Light and Easy Pumpkin Custard Pie Recipe Light and Luscious Ice Cream Light and Quick Matzo Ball Chicken Soup Recipe Light at Night Might Hamper Breast Cancer Therapy Light Berry Dump Cake Recipe Light Box Might Help Nonseasonal Depression, Too Light Broccoli, Turkey Sausage Casserole Recipe Light Can Silence Harmful Brain Activity? Light Canola Pie Crust Recipe Light Cinnamon Whipped Cream Topping Light Colcannon Recipe Light Cran-Raspberry Sauce Recipe Light Drinking in Pregnancy and Child Development Light Drinking Over Time May Raise Breast Cancer Risk Light Exercise Might Reduce Risk of Kidney Stones Light Fillet of Fish Sandwich Recipe Light From Smartphones, Tablets Lowers Sleep Light Ice Creams: A Guide to the Best Light Irish Lamb Stew Recipe Light Meal During Labor May Be Safe for Most Women Light New England Clam Chowder Recipe Light on Sleep, Heavy on Snacks? Light Plus Suction Promising for Acne Light Ramen� Salad Recipe Light Rosti with Mushrooms and Onions Recipe Light Rum Cake Recipe Light Salmon Fritters Recipe Light Sausage Balls Recipe Light Stove-Top Cheddar Macaroni and Cheese Recipe Light Stretching Improves Range of Joint Motion Light Swiss Chicken & Stuffing Casserole Recipe Light Therapy Brightens Seasonal Blues Light Therapy Good Option for Pre-Cancerous Lesion Light Up July 4th -- Safely Light Vanilla Frosting Recipe Light Weights Will Build Muscle Lighten Up Lighter French Onion Soup Recipe Lighter Potato Kugel Recipe Lighter Sleep May Dull Memory Skills in Seniors Lighter Sugar Cookies Recipe Lighting Up to Calm Down? Lightning Survivor Describes Her Ordeal Like a Rocket: 'Direct-to-Consumer' Drug Ad Spen Like Humans, Baby Chimps' Forebrains Immature Like Humans, Chimps Ape Their Betters Like Humans, Chimps' Smarts May Rely on Genes Like Humans, Ravens Understand Pecking Order Likelihood of Breast Cancer Recurrence Limb Movement Regained Years After Stroke Lime Cilantro Chicken Recipe Limit Cold Medications During Pregnancy Limit Fish While Pregnant? Study Questions Advice Limit or Ban Use of E-Cigarettes Limited Radiation May Help Some Kids With Lymphoma Limited Use of Antibiotics OK for Dental Patients Limiting Innings Pitched Doesn't Prevent Injuries Limiting Malpractice Doesn't Curb Medical Tests Limiting School Snacks Boosts Fruit and Veggies Limiting Tackling Limits Concussions: Study Limits, Promise of Laser Removal of Tattoos Link Between Adult Diabetes, Smoking in Pregnancy Link Between Agent Orange, Blood Cancer in Vets Link Between Alzheimer's and Down Syndrome Link Between Antidepressants and Birth Defects Link Between Antidepressants, Miscarriage Link Between Antidepressants, Youth Suicides Link Between Blood Chemical and Heart Disease Link Between Cancer Diagnosis, Stroke Risk Link Between Certain Sunscreens and Endometriosis? Link Between Depression, Dementia Link Between Domestic Violence, Abortions Link Between E-Cigarettes, Respiratory Infections Link Between Gum Disease, Breast Cancer Risk Link Between Gut Bacteria, Immune Cell Production Link Between Hardening of Arteries, Alzheimer's Link Between Heart Disease and Income Link Between Heart Failure and Brain Changes Link Between High Cholesterol and Tendon Trouble Link Between Hormone Melatonin and Type 2 Diabetes Link Between Low Birth Weight, Diabetes Risk Link Between Media Violence, Violent Behavior Link Between Mom's Flu, Bipolar Risk in Kids Link Between Money Woes, Domestic Abuse Link Between MS Drug Tysabri and Brain Disease Link Between Multiple Moles, Risk for Melanoma Link Between Obesity, Cavities in Homeless Kids Link Between Obesity, Diabetes and Death Risk Link Between Stress, Epileptic Seizures Link From Prolonged Formula Feeding and Leukemia Link in Blood Cancer, Industrial Pollution Links Between Oral and General Health Links Having Children to Lower Ovarian Cancer Lip Balms and Glosses May Boost Skin Cancer Risks Lip Implants Using Neck Tissue Are Long-Lasting Lip Injections Ease Facial Paralysis Challenges Lipitor Recall Grows by 19,000 Bottles Lipitor Recall: Unusual Odor, No Health Problems Reported Lipitor-Copaxone Combo May Fight MS Lipodissolve: How It Works Liposuction Danger -- Death Liposuction Might Have 'Boomerang' Effect Liposuction: Why You Still Have to Work Out After It Liposuctioned Fat Used for Breast Augmentation Lipsticks, Glosses Contain Toxic Metals: Report Liquid Biopsy Helps Doctors Track Changes in Tumor Liquid Medical Marijuana Shows Promise in Epilepsy Liquid Nicotine From E-Cigs Poison Danger to Kids Liquid Nicotine in E-Cigarettes Cause of Poisoning Liquid Tamiflu for Kids in Short Supply List of 'Salty Six' Foods May Surprise You Listen to Your Child About Food Allergies Listening Aids Help Boost Dyslexic Kids' Reading Listening to Music While Working Hurts Performance Listeria Food Poisoning Hits Elderly, Moms Hard Listeria Forces Recalls of Ready-to-Eat Chicken, Meat Listeria Outbreak Now 2nd Largest in U.S. History Listeria Outbreak Prompts Cheese Recall Listeria Prompts Romaine Lettuce Recall Listeria-Contaminated Cantaloupes: 8 Dead Listeria/Cantaloupe Death Toll Sets Record Listeria/Cantaloupe Outbreak: 18 Deaths, 100 Cases Listeria: Are You at Risk? Listeria: Deadliest Outbreak in a Decade Listeriosis Death From Contaminated Cantaloupes Lists of Prescription Meds' Side Effects Growing Lite (Liverless) Pate Recipe Lite Cran-Raspberry Sauce Recipe Lite Iced Mocha Recipe Literature Lovers May 'Read' Other People Better Lithium Beats Newer Meds for Bipolar Disorder Lithium of No Benefit in ALS, Study Finds Little Benefit Seen in Repeat Bone-Density Testing Little Blows to Head Add Up to Big Risk Little Change in Fast Food Calories, Salt Content Little Evidence of Circumcision's Benefit, Says Little Evidence on Value of Treatments for Autism Little Evidence Organic Food Better in Long Run Little Evidence Silicone Breast Implants Harmful Little Exercise Beats None Little Increase Seen in Minority Medical Faculty Little Known About PTSD Treatments for Veterans Little Risk of Vitamin D Toxicity, Study Says Little Short-Term Risk of Repeat Bout of Shingles Little U.S. Flu Activity So Far, CDC Says Little-Known Respiratory Infection Harms Kids Littlest Babies Damaged by Infection Live Healthier to Help Prevent Osteoporosis Live Liver Donation Safer Than Previously Thought Live Liver Transplants Seem Safe, Effective Live Long, Live Well Live to 100? Gene Test Tells Liver Liver Awareness Month Liver Cancer (Hepatocellular Cancer) Prevention Liver Cancer Drug Not So Promising Liver Cancer Patients May Get Hope Liver Cancer Pill Extends Lives Liver Cancer Recurrence Clues Liver Cirrhosis May Also Harm Brain, Heart Liver Damage From Hepatitis C Widespread Liver Damage Tied to Weight-Loss Drug Liver Detoxification -- Fact or Fad? Liver Disease Linked to Stem Cell Transplant Liver Disease May Go Undetected in Children Liver Disease May Raise Risk of Heart Problems Liver Disease FAQs Liver Injury Liver Transplant Center Distance Affects Survival Liver Transplant Shows Early Promise Liver Transplantation No Bar to Pregnancy Living a Full Life, Irregular Heartbeat and All Living Alone Linked to Greater Risk of Depression Living Alone With Dementia Can Be Risky Living at Higher Elevations Linked to SIDS Risk Living By Major Road Shorten Heart Attack Survival Living in 'Stroke Belt' as Teen May Raise Risk Living in Rich Neighborhood May Fuel Materialism Living in U.S. May Raise Hispanics' Cancer Risk Living Long and Healthy After 65 Depends on State Living Low-Carb Living Near a Highway Bad for Blood Pressure Living Near Fast-Food Outlets Might Boost Obesity Living Near Fast-Food Places Hurts Less-Educated Living Near Heavy Traffic May Harm Kidney Function Living on the Sunny Side Living Organ Donors: Between Friends Living Together May Be Healthier Than Marriage Living Together, Marriage Boosts Mental Health Living Well to 100 Living Well with a Hidden Disability Living Wills Helpful, but Unlikely to Solve Most Living with Chronic Pain Living With Healthy Skin Living With Smoker Like Living in a Polluted City Living With Type 2 Diabetes Is Family Affair Living Without Lies Might Make You Healthier Back to Top ↑ Ll-Lq Llama Research Aids Defense Against Bioweapons Load Up on Fruit, Veggies in Early Adulthood Lobster (or Crab) Macaroni and Cheese Recipe Local Anesthesia Best for Infants During Surgery Local Murders Linked to Poor School Performance Location is Key to Help Hospital Hand Sanitizers Lompe (Hot Dog in Potato Roll Dough) Recipe London Smog May Be Tough on Olympians Lone Star Tick Bite Might Trigger Red Meat Allergy Loneliness Linked to Death, Disability Loneliness May Boost Odds of Dementia Loneliness May Disrupt Sleep Loneliness May Fuel Mental Decline in Old Age Lonely People Prone to Heart Disease, Stroke Lonely Seniors Visit Doctors More Often Long ER Waits Raises PTSD Risk for Heart Patients Long Hours at the Office Raises Heart Disease Risk Long ICU Stays May Alter Gut Microbes Long Nursing Shifts Linked to Job Dissatisfaction Long Pregnancy Linked to Toddler Behavior Problems Long Shifts Linked to Increased Injury for EMS Long Shifts Raise Nurses' Odds for Obesity Long Sleep Time, Higher Stroke Risk? Long Space Missions May Harm Astronauts' Eyes Long Wait for Mammogram After Benign Biopsy Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health Long-Acting Clotting Agent Approved for Hemophilia Long-Acting HIV Drug Better Protects Infection Long-Distance Relationship May Strengthen Bond Long-Distance Runners Have More Desirable Genes Long-Distance Running Takes Toll on Joints Long-Term Erythromycin Cut COPD Complications Long-Term Acetaminophen Use May Raise Health Risks Long-Term Acute Care Hospitalization Growing Long-Term Benefits From Drug for Preemies Long-Term Beta Carotene Protects Against Dementia Long-Term Care: Choosing the Right Place Long-Term Drug Therapy Keeps HIV at Bay Long-Term Estrogen Therapy Ups Breast Cancer Risk Long-Term Exercise Can Reduce Vets' Muscle Pain Long-Term Illness in 9/11 Responders Long-Term Painkiller Use Linked to Kidney Cancer Long-Term Pot Use May Make Word Recall Tougher Long-Term Pot Use Tied to Gum Disease in Study Long-Term Psoriasis Relief With Enbrel Long-Term Shift Work May Drain the Brain, Study Long-Term Smog Exposure and Heart, Lung Deaths Long-Term Study Finds Measles Vaccines Safe Long-Term Treatment May Be Best Way to Help Smokers Quit Long-Term Use of Antibiotic May Help COPD Long-Term Use of Aspirin Plus Blood Thinner Long-Term Use of Some Antipsychotics Not Warranted Longer Breastfeeding Protects Infants From Obesity Longer Colonoscopy Time May Cut Cancer Risk Longer Commutes Can Put Us on Road to Poor Health Longer Detox for Prescription Pain Med Addiction Longer Maternity Leave, Postpartum Depression Longer Resuscitation After Sudden Cardiac Arrest Longer Use of Alzheimer's Drug May Help Patients Lonsurf Approved for Advanced Colon Cancer Look and Feel Great at Any Weight Look Beyond the Sun for Skin Cancer Culprits Look for New, Improved Sunscreen Labels Look Sharp: How to Choose Protective Eyewear Look Thinner Instantly Look Who's Talking in Sign Language Looking Away From Needle Does Lower Pain Looking for High-Quality Mammography Looking for Love: Understanding What You Need Looking Good, Feeling Rotten Looking Sleepy Speaks Volumes, Study Says Looking to Boost Your Exercise Level? Get Tips Looks-Conscious Teens Trying Risky Supplements Loose Bristles From Grill-Cleaning Brushes Loose-Fitting Football Helmets, Worse Concussions Lose Fat in a Flash -- Here's How Lose the (Baby) Fat Lose Weight Fast: How to Do It Safely Lose Weight, Eat Healthy & Don't Blow Your Budget Lose Weight, Improve Your Health: 5 Easy Ways Lose Weight, Rethink Your Plate Losing a Parent as Child May Raise Suicide Risk Losing Love Has Similarities to Addiction Losing Pancreas Fat May Treat Type 2 Diabetes Losing Those Last 10 Pounds, Tips to Hit Your Goal Losing Weight at Any Age May Help the Heart Losing Weight May Ease Asthma in Obese People Losing Weight May Ease Chronic Heartburn Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds Losing Weight May Help Against Osteoarthritis Losing Weight May Help Lower Cancer Risk Losing Weight May Improve Sleep Quality Losing Weight May Lower Cardiac Risks Losing Weight the Goal? Get Some Sleep Losing Weight With Kisses? Losing Weight, Keeping It Off Are Different Worlds Losing Your Hair? Loss of Health Insurance & Recession Loss of Key Blood Cell Gene Tied to Anemia Loss of Smell Linked With Alzheimer's Loss of Teeth Linked to Physical, Mental Decline Loss of Y Chromosome in Men Tied to Alzheimer's Lost Hour of Sleep May Put Heart at Risk Monday Lost Love Often the Biggest Source of Regret Lots of Exercise May Boost Kids' Grades Lots of Fish in Pregnancy Tied to Higher Obesity Lots of Leafy Greens Might Shield Aging Brains Lots of Texting, Emailing Going On in College Lots of TV May Harm Kids' Diet Loud Bar Music Makes You Drink More Love at First Site Love Coffee? Your Heart May, Too Love Hormone Helps New Moms Heed Crying Babies Love Knows No Gender Difference Love May Boost Athletic Performance Love, Intimacy, and Breast Cancer Love, Romance, A Valentine's Worth Remembering Loved Ones Caring for Brain-Injured Veterans Loved Ones Stay Attuned to Spouse's Emotions Loving Foster Homes Improve Kids' Attention Low 'Bad' Cholesterol Levels Linked to Cancer Risk Low 'Brown Fat' Levels Tied to More Diabetes Risk Low Back Pain Leading Disability Cause Worldwide Low Back Pain Shouldn't Sideline You Low Back Pain Treated With Talk Therapy Low Back Pain: Alternative Therapies Low Back Pain: How to Bounce Back From It Low Back Pain: Many Options for Relief Low Bacteria Levels in Gut May Be Tied to Autism Low Bicarbonate Levels May Be a Danger for Seniors Low Birth Defect Risk From Newer Epilepsy Drugs Low Birth Weight Linked to Heart Risk Low Birth Weight Puts Women at Risk for Diabetes Low Birth Weight Tied to More Type 2 Diabetes Low Birth Weight, Lack of Breast-Feeding Low Blood Flow Ages Brain Faster Low Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Low Blood Pressure Weakens Brain of Heart Patients Low Blood Sugar Affects Heartbeat With Diabetes Low Blood Sugar Levels, Heart Risks in Diabetes Low Blood Sugar Raises Dementia Risk in Diabetes Low Brain Volume Seen in College Football Players Low Breast-Feeding Rate Linked to Early Deaths Low Calorie Fruits of Summer: Secret Diet Foods Low Calorie, Low Fat Choices Low Cancer Risk With Device for Removing Fibroids Low Carb Diet and Cholesterol Low Carb Diet Out, Slow Carb In for Weight Loss? Low Carb Diet: Have We Gone Carb Crazy? Low Carb Diet: Starch Blocker Help? Low Carb Diets: Pitfalls of Low Carb Weight Loss Low Carb Diets: The Net Carb Debate Low Carb Out, Slow Carb In? Low Carb Products: The Low Down Low Childhood IQ Tied to Dementia in Old Age Low Cholesterol Diet: Fatty Fish, Heart Healthy Low Cholesterol Diet: Oatmeal & Oat Bran Low Cholesterol Diet: Overview of Functional Foods Low Cholesterol Diet: Plant Sterols, Stanols Low Cholesterol Diet: Soy Protein Low Cholesterol Diet: Walnuts, Heart Healthy Low Cholesterol Levels for Kidney Cancer Patients Low Choline in Pregnancy Tied to Birth Defects Low Folate Levels May Harm Sperm Low Folate May Be Linked to Allergies Low Funding May Cause U.N. to Fall Short of Goals Low Good Cholesterol Levels Slow Stroke Recovery Low Grades in U.S. for Eating Fruits and Veggies Low HDL Linked to Memory Loss Low Health Literacy May Have Deadly Consequences Low IQ Among Males Raises Suicide Risk Low IQ Linked to Suicide Risk Low Iron Could Help Spur Baldness Low Iron in Brain a Sign of ADHD? Low Iron Levels May Increase Blood Clot Risk Low Level of Vitamin D Ups Death Risk Low Levels of Brain Chemical May Boost Aggression Low Levels of Brain Chemical May Control Appetit Low Levels of Vitamin D Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Low Levels of Vitamin D May Be Linked to Depression Low Levels of Vitamin D May Raise Early Death Risk Low Prenatal Iodine May Affect Child's Brain Deve Low Prenatal Vitamin D Linked to Later MS Low Radioiodine Effective Against Thyroid Cancer Low Risk of Jaw Problems With Oral Osteoporosis Drugs Low Testosterone Could Increase Death Risk Low Testosterone in Older Men Less Common Low Testosterone Levels, Increased Mortality Low Testosterone Linked to Later Arthritis Low Testosterone Linked to Possible Heart Problems Low Testosterone Might Shorten Men's Lives Low Testosterone (Low T) FAQs Low Testosterone Raises Heart Death Risk Low Testosterone Symptoms Rare Low Thyroid Function Linked to Heart Failure Risk Low Tobacco Smoke Exposure Is Risky Low Vaccination Rates Behind Measles Outbreak Low Vision, What Does It Mean? 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