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Chlamydia, Syphilis Up U.S. Health Care Lag Behind Other Affluent Country U.S. Health Care Spending Now at $2.7 Trillion U.S. Health Care System Wastes $750B Annually U.S. Health Initiative Targets Aging Hispanics U.S. Health Spending Rising Modestly, Report Finds U.S. Health Systems Not Ready for Catastrophes U.S. Health-Care System Scores a D for Quality U.S. Heart Attack Patients Readmitted Most Often U.S. Heart Failure Costs Could Skyrocket: Report U.S. Heart Failure Program Is Saving Lives U.S. Heart Health: Lots of Room for Improvement U.S. High Schools Lax in Preventing Dating Abuse U.S. Home Births Continued Steady Increase in 2012 U.S. Hospitals Overuse, Misuse Antibiotics, CDC U.S. Hospitals Triple Use of Health Records U.S. in 1st Place for STIs U.S. in Top 10 for Premature Births U.S. Infant Mortality Rates Finally Dropping U.S. Kids Getting Enough Sleep After All: Survey U.S. Kids May Be at Risk for High Blood Pressure U.S. Kids Take More Drugs Than Europeans U.S. Lags in Halting Preventable Death U.S. Launches Extensive Alzheimer's Studies U.S. Leads the World in Illegal Drug Use U.S. Life Expectancy Rises to Record Level U.S. Lifestyles Thwarting Heart Health Progress U.S. Liver Transplants Declining U.S. Lung Cancer Rates Continue to Drop: CDC U.S. Lyme Disease Cases Vastly Underreported: CDC U.S. Malaria Cases Hit 40-Year High U.S. Mammography Rates Drop U.S. Measles Cases, Outbreaks Quadruple in 2011 U.S. Med Students May Be Undereducated on Obesity U.S. Military Women Exposed to More Combat U.S. Minorities Not Getting Colon Cancer Screening U.S. Minorities Vulnerable to Kidney Failure U.S. Must Step Up Response to Vets, Report Says U.S. News & World Report Ranks Best Hospitals U.S. Obesity Rate Shows Signs of Leveling Off U.S. Obesity-Prevention Efforts Fall Short U.S. Officials Target Escalating Drug Overdoses U.S. Panel Backs Routine Lung CT Scans for Smokers U.S. Panel Backs Routine Lung CT Scans for Some U.S. Panel Rejects Ovarian Cancer Screening U.S. Panel Urges Diabetes Screening in Pregnancy U.S. Parents Share Bed With Babies Despite Risks U.S. Patients Not Getting Doctor Weight Counseling U.S. Pays More, but Health Care Is Worse U.S. Physicians Practicing 'Defensive Medicine' U.S. Poultry Still Fed Banned Antibiotics: Report U.S. Predicts Diabetes Epidemic to Go on Unabated U.S. Preemie Birth Rate Continues to Fall: Report U.S. Pregnancy Rates Continue to Fall U.S. Preterm Birth Rate Continues to Drop: Report U.S. Pushes to Have Graphic Warnings on Cigarettes U.S. Quit-Smoking Policies Need Improving, Experts U.S. Ranks 131st in Preterm Births U.S. School Kids Should Get Hour of Exercise Daily U.S. Schools Better at Boosting Kids' Health U.S. Schools Show Progress in Healthy Behaviors U.S. Seeks to Limit Animal Testing of Toxic Chemi U.S. Sees a Run on New Knees Since 1990s U.S. Sets New Goals for a Healthier Nation U.S. Smoking Rates Drop to Historic Lows: CDC U.S. Smoking Rates Stall U.S. Soldiers Face Host of Mental Health Issues U.S. Spends 5 Times More Than U.K. on Antibiotics U.S. Spends Most on Dementia Care U.S. Spends Too Little on Public Health Initiative U.S. States Get More Time for Health Insurance U.S. States With Most, Least Deaths From Injuries U.S. Stroke Deaths Fell 30 Percent Over Decade U.S. Stroke Rates Vary Widely by States U.S. Task Force Backs HIV Screening for 15 to 65 U.S. Task Force Issues Blood Pressure Guidelines U.S. Teen Birth Rate Plummets: Report U.S. Teen Birth Rates Highest in Rural Areas U.S. Teen Driving Deaths Up: Report U.S. Teen Pregnancy Rate Continues to Fall U.S. Teens Begin to Slim Down, Study Suggests U.S. Teens Brimming With Self-Esteem U.S. Teens More Vulnerable to Genital Herpes U.S. to Pay Big Share of Rising Health Care Costs U.S. Tuberculosis Cases Hit Record Low, CDC Says U.S. Twin Birth Rate at All-Time High U.S. Underestimates Long-Term Costs of Obesity U.S. Wants to Buttress Alzheimer's Arsenal U.S. Women Delay Motherhood, Teen Births Low U.S. Women Use 'Withdrawal' for Birth Control U.S. Work-Related Injuries, Illnesses Take Toll Back to Top ↑ Ul-Uo Ulcerative Colitis FAQs Ulcerative Colitis Remission More Likely After 50 Ulcerative Colitis: New Clues for Treatment Ulcers From Cat Ulcers: An Old Cure Ulcers: Everyday Pain Relief Ulcers: What Causes Ulcers? Ultra-Early Treatment Reduces Stroke Disability Ultramarathoners: How's Their Health? Ultrasonic Bedbug Devices 'Debunked' as Useless Ultrasound 'Male Lumpectomy' for Prostate Cancer Ultrasound As a Male Contraceptive? Ultrasound Beats Blood Test for Ovarian Cancer Ultrasound Best Detector of Ectopic Pregnancy Ultrasound Can Help Break Up DVTs Ultrasound Device Improves Emergency Stroke Care Ultrasound Device Might Be a Mood Booster Ultrasound Eyebrow Lift Device OK'd Ultrasound Gets Early Fluid Detection in Dialysis Ultrasound Helps Breast Cancer Detection Ultrasound May Detect Heart Disease With Arthritis Ultrasound of Neck Predicts Who Will Have a Stroke Ultrasound Spares Breast Biopsy Ultrasound to Brain May Boost Sensory Perception Ultrasound Use for Blood Clots Ultrasound Waves, Bone Marrow Cells Show Promise Ultrasound With Elastography May Reduce Biopsies Ultrasound, MRI Might Spot Cancer in Breast Tissue Ultrasound: A Womb With a View Umbilical Cord Blood Banking Umbilical Cord pH Tied to Death, Brain Damage Umbilical Cord: Waiting to Clamp May Be Better Uncircumcised Boys at Higher Risk for Infection Uncomfortable on Bike? Check Handlebars Undecided Voters Not So Undecided After All Under Attack: Hidden Allergy Triggers Under Similar Stress, Rich Live Longer Than Poor Under-the-Skin Blood Sugar Monitor Boosts Diabetes Underactive Thyroid and Heart Failure a Bad Combo Underactive Thyroid Not Linked to Memory Problems Underage Drinkers Can Order Alcohol From Internet Underage Drinkers Rushed to ER Mostly Male Underage Drinking Soars in U.S. Underage Drinking Soars on July 4 Weekend Undercover Investigation Underinsured Heart Disease Patients Die Sooner Underinsured Risking Debt to Pay Health Bills Understanding Actinic Keratosis Understanding Cystic Fibrosis Understanding Long-Term Care Understanding of Mammography Differs Among Races Understanding of Racial Disparities and Diabetes Underused Treatments Could Save Lives From Heart Failure Underwater, Humans Hear Through Their Bones Undiagnosed Eye Problems Plague Some U.S. Veterans Undoing Depression Unemployed Have Worse Health Outcomes Unemployment Takes Toll on the Heart Unemployment's Toll Can Be Heartbreaking Unexplained Fever...A Difficult Diagnosis Unfounded Fear Prompts Preventive Mastectomies Unhappy Kids Are More Materialistic, Study Finds Unhappy Marriages Lead to Restless Nights Unhealthy Cholesterol Levels May Raise Alzheimer's Unhealthy Diet Raises Heart Risk of Obese Teens Unhealthy Eating Habits Start Early Unhealthy Food Marketing Still Common in Schools Unhealthy More Apt to Think Genes Explain Disease Unhealthy Snacks Tied to Colon Cancer in High Risk Uninsured Jumped By Nearly 3 Million in 2009 Uninsured Likely to Die of Cancer After Diagnosis Uninsured Won't Flock to States With Medicaid Uninsured Workers Get Health Coverage Unlocking the Secret Unneeded Antibiotics May Lead to Diarrheal Illness Unneeded Hospital Transfers Add to Cost Burdens Unneeded Induced Labor May Increase Complications Unprotected Sex Between HIV+ Partners: Harmful? 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Unsafe Sex Common When Partner Cheats: Study Untimely Tip - Helmets for Ice Skating Kids Untreated Depression May Harm Shingles Vaccine Untreated Food Allergies in Poor, Minority Kids Untreated Heartburn Ups Risk for Esophageal Cancer Untreated Rabies May Not Be Lethal for All, Study Untreated, Mild May Become Major Depression Unused Breathing Muscles Helps Ventilator Patients Unusual Heat May Have Boosted West Nile Virus Unvaccinated Boys at Risk of Mumps,Testicular Woe Unvaccinated Kids Behind Large Measles Outbreak Unwanted Pregnancies Back to Top ↑ Up-Us Upbeat View on Old Age Helps Seniors Bounce Back Upper-Body Strength Key for NASCAR Drivers Upping Vegetable Protein Helps Kidney Disease Urban Exercise Has Its Hazards Urban Forests Disappearing: Report Urban Hospitals May Be Breeding Ground for MRSA Urban Sprawl Could Make Cities Hotter Urge Kids to Drink Water During Hot Weather: Expe Urgent Care Clinics Give Alternatives to ER Visits Urging Your Partner to Diet May Backfire Uric Acid Linked to Both Gout and Diabetes Uric Acid May Help Spot Diabetic Kidney Disease Urinary Incontinence Underreported in Young Women Urinary Incontinence, Stress: Treatment Options Urinary Incontinence: More Common Than You Think Urinary System Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Symptoms Urinary Tract Infection Germs More Drug Resistant Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in Adults FAQs Urinary Tract Infection Puts Seniors in Hospital Urinary Tract Infection Raises Birth Defect Risk? Urinary Tract Infections and Menopause Urine Test for Colon Cancer? Urine Test for Mental Decline With Diabetes Urine Test Might Predict Kidney Transplant Reject Urine Test Results Can Point to Heart Dangers Urine Test Spots Heart, Kidney Risk With Diabetes Urine Tests Don't Always Confirm Urinary Infection Urologists' Group Issues Updated PSA Guidelines US Bans Civet Imports to Stop SARS Spread US Future Full of Fractures US Teens Tops (in Weight) USDA Ditches Food Pyramid for a Healthy Plate USDA Issues New Safety Rules for Beef USDA Unveils Plans to Stem Food-borne Illness Use MRI Before Back-Pain Injections? Use of 'Brain Stents' for Certain Stroke Patients Use of Breast MRIs Way Up, Studies Find Use of Dietary Supplements on the Rise Use of Donor Sperm by Lesbians Rises in Canada Use of Ecstasy, Speed by Teens Tied to Depression Use of Low-Dose Steroid Creams During Pregnancy Use of Morning-After Pill on the Rise: CDC Use of Sunless Tanners May Cut Exposure to UV Radiation Use of Tylenol in Pregnancy Tied to ADHD Risk Use Two Drugs at Once to Beat Leukemia: Study Usefulness of 'Sensory' Therapies for Autism User Registry May Help Docs Stem Painkiller Abuse Using 'Gender-Specific' Objects to Identify Faces Using a Balloon to Repair a Broken Back Using Alternative Healthcare Wisely Using C-Section Scars to Predict Future Deliveries Using Earplugs Eases ICU Patients' Confusion Using Exhaust Fan on a Gas Stove Cuts Pollution Using Marijuana to Treat Pain? A Pill May Be Best Back to Top ↑ Ut-Uz Utah Tops Survey of Well-Being in U.S. Uterine Fibroids Cost Billions in U.S. Health Care Uterine Fibroids Take Heavy Toll on Women, Survey UTIs: A Common Woe UV Nail Lamps Safe, Study Suggests UVA Radiation May Cause DNA Damage in Skin News, FAQs & Views A-Z List - U A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Advanced Search Option » Search MedicineNet.com Slideshows, Images, Quizzes Diseases & Conditions Symptoms & Signs Health & Living Medications & Supplements Procedures & Tests News & Views Features, Tips & Recipes MedTerms Dictionary Search MedicineNet OR select from the options above. Search MedicineNet OR select from the options above. 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