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Cutting Salt a Health Boost for Kidney Patients
Blood pressure and fluid retention improve in those counseled by dietitians, small study shows Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Chronic Kidney Disease, Sodium... More Story with Video....


Flu Vaccine a Pretty Good Match for Viruses This Year: CDC
Overall, it has been 48 percent effective, but more severe H3N2 strain a factor in reduced coverage Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Flu, Flu Shot... More Story with Video....


Hey Fellas, Depression Can Strike New Dads, Too
Men who are stressed or in poor health seem to be at special risk, study shows Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Depression, Men's Health, Parenting... More Story with Video....


Possible Drawback to Gluten-Free: Toxic Metals
Higher levels of arsenic, mercury found in people who follow this eating plan, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Arsenic, Diets, Gluten Sensitivity... More Story with Video....


Post-Menopausal? Give Exercise a Try
Study participants were fitter, felt better -- and were less bothered by hot flashes Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Menopause... More Story with Video....


When Cocaine's in The Mix, Safe Sex May Not Be
People who use the drug are more willing to have casual sex without a condom, study showsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cocaine, Sexual Health, Sexually Transmitted Diseases... More Story with Video....


Dealing with Diabetes Distress
The blood sugar disease often comes with enormous mental and emotional strains, specialists say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes, Mental Health... More Story with Video....


Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes Poses Risks for Mom, Baby
Study confirms numerous hazards, and experts stress the condition must be treated immediately Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Diabetes and Pregnancy... More Story with Video....


Vitamin D Linked to Lower Risk of Respiratory Infections
But medical experts can't agree if recommending supplements or food fortification would be helpful Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Acute Bronchitis, Common Cold, Vitamin D... More Story with Video....


Imaging Study Confirms Brain Differences in People with ADHD
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity should be considered a brain disorder, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder... More Story with Video....


More 'Extreme Preemies' Are Surviving
Babies born at 22 and 24 weeks still face tough odds, but neonatal care improvements have been key, doctors saySource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Premature Babies... More Story with Video....


Some Docs May Help Fuel Opioid Abuse Epidemic
Patients are 30 percent more likely to get hooked on painkillers if their ER physician prescribes them frequently Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Opioid Abuse and Addiction... More Story with Video....


Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Obese Patients Beat Diabetes
After procedure, some patients were able to stop taking insulin to control their blood sugar, researchers reportSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 2, Weight Loss Surgery... More Story with Video....


Student-Athletes Don't Have to Be Hit by Injuries
Equipment safety, emergency training and time for recovery are key to avoiding trouble, experts say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Sports Injuries, Sports Safety... More Story with Video....


Experimental Test Can Spot Autism in Infancy
Researchers report brain scans plus computer algorithm show which high-risk babies might develop the disorderSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Infant and Newborn Development... More Story with Video....


Rude, Disrespectful Surgeons May Also Be More Error-Prone: Study
Patients who complained about their doctor had more post-surgical complications, researchers saySource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Surgery, Talking With Your Doctor... More Story with Video....


Shocks from Implanted Defibrillators Trigger Health Costs of Their Own
Even when the shock was inappropriate, many people still got invasive medical procedures afterwards, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Arrhythmia, Pacemakers and Implantable Defibrillators... More Story with Video....


Teens May Go Hungry as Poorest Families Struggle to Feed Kids
Parents skip meals so children can eat, but youngest siblings get priority if there's not enough foodSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Malnutrition, Teen Health... More Story with Video....


Germs, Mold Found in Some Medical Pot
Man undergoing cancer treatment died from fungal infection thought to come from medicinal marijuana Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Marijuana, Molds... More Story with Video....


5 Ways Women Can Cut Their Heart Attack Risk
Heart disease is leading cause of death in U.S., but many don't know they have it Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Disease in Women, Heart Diseases--Prevention, Women's Health... More Story with Video....


How Devices in Public Places Can Restart Hearts
Source: Food and Drug Administration Related MedlinePlus Page: Cardiac Arrest... More Story with Video....


Geneticists Get to The Roots of Hair Loss in Men
Researchers spot close to 300 genetic regions linked to baldness, which could provide targets for treatment Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Hair Loss, Men's Health... More Story with Video....


Heart Disease Could Cost U.S. $1 Trillion Per Year by 2035: Report
American Heart Association estimates that nearly half of Americans will have heart disease in less than 20 years Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Heart Diseases... More Story with Video....


'Cooling Caps' May Halt Chemo-Linked Hair Loss
One of two trials was stopped early because results were so strong Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Cancer Chemotherapy... More Story with Video....


Genes Tied to Belly Size Also Linked to Heart Disease
Large study found association, but did not prove cause and effect Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 2, Heart Diseases... More Story with Video....


Heart Disease Affects Far More Than the Heart
Blocked arteries can restrict blood flow to the legs, feet, kidneys -- even brain, specialists say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Diseases, Peripheral Arterial Disease... More Story with Video....


Low-Income Kids More Likely to Have ADHD, Asthma
Autism more often diagnosed among children in higher-income families, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Health Disparities... More Story with Video....


Try Drug-Free Options First for Low Back Pain, New Guidelines Say
Recommendations state opioid painkillers should be last resort for long-lasting pain Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Back Pain, Complementary and Integrative Medicine... More Story with Video....


Mediterranean Diet Plus Olive Oil a Boost to Heart Health?
It enhances protective effects of 'good' HDL cholesterol, study suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cholesterol, Diets... More Story with Video....


Gay Men Less Likely to Have Safe Sex Now: Survey
Better treatments may translate into complacency, HIV experts saySource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Health... More Story with Video....


Many Seniors Take Multiple Meds That Can Affect the Brain
Psychiatrist cautions doctors and patients to consider risks and benefits of each drug Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Medicines, Seniors' Health... More Story with Video....


Beware Heart Attack Risk from Shoveling Snow
Canadian study finds cases rose for men after heavy snowfalls Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Heart Attack... More Story with Video....


Tougher Alcohol Laws Mean Fewer Young People Killed on The Road
9 percent drop in deaths where policies to discourage drinking and driving among all motorists were most stringent Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcohol, Impaired Driving... More Story with Video....


Eczema May Leave Some Flu Shots Less Effective, Study Finds
Vaccine should be given into the muscle, not the skin, research suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Eczema, Flu Shot... More Story with Video....


Tiny Babies May Face Mental Health Problems Later
Review found greater likelihood of ADHD, anxiety and depressionSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Mental Health, Premature Babies... More Story with Video....


Needed: An 'Action Plan' for Kids Prone to Severe Allergic Reactions
First line of defense is an epinephrine auto-injector, pediatricians say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Allergy, Anaphylaxis, Children's Health... More Story with Video....


How to Stay on Your Feet During Slippery Winter Conditions
Any surfaces that look wet and dark are probably icy, safety experts say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Safety, Winter Weather Emergencies... More Story with Video....


Cancer Survivors Gain from Web-Based Health Care
But some patients reported missing face-to-face contact, study found Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Talking With Your Doctor... More Story with Video....


Flu Cases Spiking Across the United States: CDC
Hospitalizations and deaths among kids and adults on the rise Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Flu, Flu Shot... More Story with Video....


Pop! Goes That Balloon, and Maybe Your Hearing
Study found noise can exceed safe levels and perhaps damage inner earSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Noise... More Story with Video....


Air Pollution May Raise Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Study of obese Hispanic children suggests smog might boost chances of developing the blood sugar disorder Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Air Pollution, Diabetes Type 2, Hispanic American Health... More Story with Video....


Driving Skills May Suffer Even After Concussion Symptoms Subside
Erratic swerving showed up in tests taken after young patients thought they had recovered Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Concussion, Motor Vehicle Safety, Sports Injuries... More Story with Video....


Low Back Pain? Relax, Breathe and Try Yoga
Review of 12 studies found small improvements in pain levels, function after 3 to 6 months Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Back Pain, Exercise and Physical Fitness... More Story with Video....


Daylight Savings Time May Lower Chances of IVF Success for Some
Rates of miscarriage higher for those with a previous miscarriage Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Assisted Reproductive Technology... More Story with Video....


Winning the Veggie Wars with Kids
Nutritionist offers advice on getting children to eat healthier fare Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Child Nutrition... More Story with Video....


Naps May Sharpen a Preschooler's Language Skills
Kids who slept after learning new verbs understood their meaning better 24 hours later, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Toddler Development... More Story with Video....


Non-English Speakers Less Likely to Be on Kidney Transplant List
Study finds language a barrier to getting needed careSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Hispanic American Health, Kidney Transplantation... More Story with Video....


Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Some Recurrent Miscarriages
Approach seemed to help women with high blood levels of a 'marker' for inflammation, study found Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Miscarriage... More Story with Video....


Drinking Peroxide as 'Natural' Cure Leads to Dangerous Blood Clots
So-called 'super water' carries big risks, doctors warn Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Clots, Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Poisoning... More Story with Video....


Divorce May Shrink an Older Woman's Waistline…
… while marriage may widen it, study suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Divorce, Women's Health... More Story with Video....


Heart-Healthy Tips for Your Grocery List
Start by loading up with veggies, preferably in a variety of colors, cardiologist says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Diseases--Prevention, Nutrition... More Story with Video....


Preemies Bombarded with Noise in First Weeks of Life
But private rooms may not be the solution, study suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Noise, Premature Babies... More Story with Video....


Many Women Skip Mammograms After False-Positive Result
But imaging experts stress that doing so may raise risk for actual breast cancer Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Mammography... More Story with Video....


Skimp on Sleep and You Just May Wind Up Sick
Study of twins showed when someone is sleep-deprived, immune system weakens Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Sleep Disorders... More Story with Video....


8 Ways to Help Kids Dodge Germs
Boosting your child's immune system lets them stay in cold- and flu-fighting shape Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Germs and Hygiene... More Story with Video....


Smoke-Free Public Housing Cuts Secondhand Fumes
Nicotine levels down by almost 50 percent among residents of four properties in PhiladelphiaSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Secondhand Smoke... More Story with Video....


Gym Membership Makes Your Heart Fitter, Too
Study found health club members were far more likely to meet physical activity recommendations Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Heart Diseases--Prevention... More Story with Video....


Is It Parkinson's or Something Else? Blood Test Might Tell
But new technique needs more study, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Laboratory Tests, Parkinson's Disease... More Story with Video....


Opioids and Alcohol a Dangerous Cocktail
Drinking while taking the painkillers can hamper breathing, especially among seniors, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcohol, Pain Relievers, Seniors' Health... More Story with Video....


Calcium Buildup in Young Arteries May Signal Heart Attack Risk
Even small amount in 30s, 40s appears to boost the odds, study findsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Atherosclerosis, Heart Attack... More Story with Video....


Whole-Grain Foods May Help You Stay Slim
Study found switching to more fibrous fare lowered calorie absorption, boosted metabolism rate Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Nutrition, Weight Control... More Story with Video....


Drought May Beckon Bigger West Nile Outbreaks
Dry environment might alter how easily mosquito-borne virus is transmitted, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: West Nile Virus... More Story with Video....


E-Cigs May Be 'Bridge' to Teens' Tobacco Use
'Vapers' seem much more likely to give real smokes a try, study findsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: E-Cigarettes, Smoking and Youth... More Story with Video....


Harsh Parenting Can Backfire with Bad Behavior from Teens
Early sex, stealing and dropping out of school are some of the consequences, study contendsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Parenting, Teen Mental Health... More Story with Video....


Toxic Metals Found in E-Cigarette Liquid
Their presence in 5 brands studied is troubling, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: E-Cigarettes... More Story with Video....


Screening, HPV Vaccine Can Prevent Cervical Cancer: FDA
Agency recommends getting inoculated between 9 and 26 years old Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cervical Cancer, Cervical Cancer Screening, HPV... More Story with Video....


Winter's No Reason to Hibernate: Head Outside for Some Sports Fun
But be sure to use the right equipment and stay in areas that match your skill level Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Exercise and Physical Fitness... More Story with Video....


Too Many Americans Have High Blood Pressure, Doctors Warn
With February designated National Heart Month, now is a good time to get checked, treated Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: High Blood Pressure... More Story with Video....


A Plug Instead of A Snip for Male Birth Control?
Monkey study shows injected gel may one day be alternative to traditional vasectomy Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Birth Control... More Story with Video....


For Millions of Americans, Everyday Life Takes Toll on Their Hearing
Contrary to popular opinion, work-related noise not the main culprit, CDC reports Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hearing Disorders and Deafness, Noise... More Story with Video....


Too Few High-Risk Women Tested for Breast Cancer Gene: Survey
Only half got BRCA screen, and more than half of those who didn't said doctors never recommended itSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Women's Health... More Story with Video....


Know Your Heart's Numbers
Too few Americans aware of modifiable heart disease risk factors, such as blood pressure and weight Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Heart Diseases... More Story with Video....


Sickle Cell Trait in Blacks Can Skew Diabetes Test Results
Inaccurate reading may affect diagnosis and treatment of the blood sugar disease, study says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: A1C, Diabetes, Sickle Cell Anemia... More Story with Video....


U.S. Vaccine Guidelines for Flu, HPV Updated
CDC panel revises immunization advisory for vaccines affecting adults Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Flu Shot, HPV, Immunization... More Story with Video....


E-Cigarettes May Be Less Toxic Than Tobacco, Study Suggests
Vaping reduces exposure to certain chemicals, but some still question overall safety Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: E-Cigarettes, Smoking... More Story with Video....


Terminally Ill Obese People Less Likely to Get Hospice Care
And those who did get end-of-life services had fewer days than slimmer patients, study findsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: End of Life Issues, Hospice Care, Obesity... More Story with Video....


U.S. Teens Lag on Recommended Vaccinations
HPV and flu immunization rates remain well below goals, pediatricians' group saysSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Childhood Immunization, Flu Shot, HPV... More Story with Video....


Weight Loss Tied to Lower Risk of Uterine Cancer
Benefit was greatest in women who were obese and achieved a normal weight, study suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Obesity, Uterine Cancer, Weight Control... More Story with Video....


For Elderly Needing Home Medical Care, Are Nurse Practitioners the Answer?
Restrictions in some U.S. states are an obstacle, researcher says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Occupations, Home Care Services, Seniors' Health... More Story with Video....


Think You're Allergic to Penicillin? Check Again
Some people outgrow their allergy and others may have been misdiagnosed, doctor explains Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Antibiotics, Drug Reactions... More Story with Video....


Hospitalizations for Common Heart Rhythm Problem on the Rise
But those with atrial fibrillation are also more likely to live, study says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Atrial Fibrillation, Health Facilities... More Story with Video....


Most Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancers Enjoy Good Sexual Health
Study finds especially toxic treatments were tied to later issues, but most rated sex lives as positiveSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer in Children, Cancer--Living with Cancer, Sexual Health... More Story with Video....


Newborn Screening Tests Approved
The screens are used to detect four rare metabolic disorders Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Metabolic Disorders, Newborn Screening... More Story with Video....


For Kids, Regular Exercise Seems to Put Depression on the Run
Finding could be significant because it suggests physical activity can be used to boost mental health Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Depression, Exercise for Children... More Story with Video....


1 in 4 Teen E-Cigarette Users Has Tried 'Dripping'
This method creates denser clouds of vapor, with unknown effects on health, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: E-Cigarettes, Smoking and Youth... More Story with Video....


Pet Meds Sending Kids to the ER
It's not uncommon for toddlers to ingest drugs intended for dogs and cats, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Safety, Pet Health, Poisoning... More Story with Video....


Dressing Baby for A Safe Winter Drive
Avoid bulky clothing, American Academy of Pediatrics says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Safety, Motor Vehicle Safety, Winter Weather Emergencies... More Story with Video....


Eye-Opening Research on Astronauts' Vision Problems
Zero-gravity conditions prevent normal pressure variations around the brain, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Optic Nerve Disorders, Vision Impairment and Blindness... More Story with Video....


30 Former NFL Players Pledge Their Brains for Research
Donations will be used to study CTE, other conditions linked to repetitive head trauma Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Concussion, Sports Injuries, Traumatic Brain Injury... More Story with Video....


Obstetric Complications Tied to Slightly Upped Risk for Autism
Study suggests link, but one expert stressed that most complicated pregnancies result in babies without autism Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Childbirth, High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy... More Story with Video....


Why Certain Noises Really Irritate Some People
'Misophonia' is a disorder that can make a person's brain go into overdrive, researchers reportSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Mental Health, Noise... More Story with Video....


Black Americans Still Undertreated for HIV
Nearly 1 in 4 had progressed to AIDS at time of diagnosis: CDCSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health, HIV/AIDS, Health Disparities... More Story with Video....


Obese Couples May Take Longer to Conceive
His weight appears to affect pregnancy success, too, study findsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Obesity, Preconception Care, Weight Control... More Story with Video....


2.5 Million U.S. Women Have Condition That Can Cause Infertility
Pelvic inflammatory disease often caused by sexually transmitted infections, CDC experts say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Women's Health... More Story with Video....


Certain Bacteria May Affect Preterm Birth Risk
Bad 'bugs' tied to raised risk of early delivery, while good ones seem to be protective, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Pregnancy, Preterm Labor... More Story with Video....


Sleepovers with Dad Can Be a Win-Win After Divorce
Overnights in infancy and toddlerhood predicted better relationships years later, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Divorce, Parenting... More Story with Video....


10,000 U.S. Seniors Die Within Week of ER Discharge Every Year
May be due to gaps in medical knowledge about which patients need more attention, researcher saysSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Facilities, Medicare, Seniors' Health... More Story with Video....


Can Pregnancy Harm Your Heart?
Links uncovered between preterm birth, multiple children and future cardiac problems Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Disease in Women, Pregnancy, Preterm Labor... More Story with Video....


New Zika Vaccine Candidate Provides Powerful Protection
Made without live virus, only one shot was needed in mice and monkeys, researchers report Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Immunization, Zika Virus... More Story with Video....


U.S. High School Kids Abandoning Sweetened Sodas
CDC study finds daily intake of these and other sugary drinks fell to just 20 percent by 2015 Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Carbohydrates, Child Nutrition, Teen Health... More Story with Video....


Astronaut Twins Give Clues to Health Hazards of Spaceflight
NASA researchers compare biological differences between Scott and Mark Kelly Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Genes and Gene Therapy... More Story with Video....


Breast Density May Be Leading Indicator of Cancer Risk
Study suggests it outweighs obesity and family history, but oncologists say more research is needed Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Breast Diseases... More Story with Video....


Laundry Detergent Pods Linked to Eye Burn Danger in Kids
Nearly 500 such injuries occurred in 2015, study reports Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Safety, Eye Injuries, Household Products... More Story with Video....


Too Few Current, Former Smokers Screened for Lung Cancer
Such testing could cut death rate by 20 percent, American Cancer Society says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Screening, Lung Cancer, Smoking... More Story with Video....


Common Painkillers Don't Ease Back Pain, Study Finds
Patients who took NSAIDs were also 2.5 times more likely to suffer gastrointestinal side effects Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Back Pain, Over-the-Counter Medicines, Pain Relievers... More Story with Video....


Flu Shot May Curb Respiratory Infections in People with Heart Failure
Doctors should consider high-dose vaccine for those over 65, study suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Failure, Immunization, Lung Diseases... More Story with Video....


Many Breast Cancer Survivors Don't Get Life-Extending Therapy
Study estimates nearly 15,000 lives saved over decade if all who needed hormone treatment got it Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Breast Cancer... More Story with Video....


Most U.S. Adults Support Routine Child Vaccine
Survey finds 80 percent have positive view of the shot against measles, mumps and rubella Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Childhood Immunization, Health Disparities... More Story with Video....


Time Outdoors May Deliver Better Sleep
Camping and exposure to natural light helps prime your body for an earlier bedtime, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Sleep Disorders... More Story with Video....


Sleepless Nights Linked to Asthma Later in Life
Adults with chronic insomnia 3 times more likely to develop the respiratory disorder, study suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma, Insomnia... More Story with Video....


Sticking with One Doctor May Help Keep Seniors Out of the Hospital
Study found those who saw the same physician over time had fewer admissions Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Facilities, Seniors' Health... More Story with Video....


Do Weekend Deliveries Pose Risks for Moms?
Women have slightly higher chances of complications if giving birth Saturday or Sunday, research suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Childbirth... More Story with Video....


Eating Disorders Rampant on The Runway
Over half of models surveyed said they'd been asked to lose weight or change their body shapeSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Eating Disorders... More Story with Video....


Hormonal Drug Boosts Survival After Prostate Cancer's Return
But, newer and possibly more effective drugs now available and being studied Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Medicines, Prostate Cancer... More Story with Video....


'Heading' Soccer Ball Not Smart for The Brain
It's tied to higher concussion risk in players, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Concussion, Sports Safety... More Story with Video....


Parents of Kids with Heart Defects Face PTSD Risk: Study
They're also more likely to suffer depression, anxiety -- and new moms particularly vulnerableSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Mental Health, Congenital Heart Defects, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder... More Story with Video....


Can Air Pollution Heighten Alzheimer's Risk?
Fine particles from power plants and cars may be to blame for about 20 percent of cases, study suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Air Pollution, Alzheimer's Disease... More Story with Video....


Gene Discoveries Offer New Height Insights
Long and short of the findings: Scientists may better understand growth disordersSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Development, Genes and Gene Therapy... More Story with Video....


Heart Risks May Boost Women's Colon Cancer Risk, Too
This was true even in normal-weight women, study suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Colorectal Cancer, High Blood Pressure, Women's Health... More Story with Video....


Better Sleep Could Mean Better Sex for Older Women
Study found links between too little shuteye and less sexual satisfaction, especially around menopauseSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Sexual Health, Sexual Problems in Women, Sleep Disorders... More Story with Video....


Small Study Links E-Cigarettes to Potential Heart Trouble
Found users were more likely to have early indicators of disease risk Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: E-Cigarettes, Heart Diseases... More Story with Video....


Toxins in Your Fast-Food Packaging?
Boxes, wrappers found to contain harmful fluorinated chemicals, study contendsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Environmental Health, Nutrition... More Story with Video....


What You Don't Know about Cancer Can Kill You
Too few Americans realize that obesity, alcohol and inactivity boost risk for disease, survey findsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Nutrition, Obesity... More Story with Video....


Got an Itch? Use These Tips for Relief -- and Don't Scratch
Dry homes, chemical cleansers, contagious infections can cause common skin discomfort Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Itching, Skin Conditions... More Story with Video....


Even a Little Exercise Can Help with Arthritis, Study Says
Just 45 minutes a week was related to better physical functioning among older adults Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Arthritis, Exercise and Physical Fitness... More Story with Video....


Brain Scans Let 'Locked-In' ALS Patients Communicate
Correct responses were provided to more than 70 percent of yes-or-no questions, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis... More Story with Video....


Fat Near the Heart a Hazard for Postmenopausal Women
Study ties 'paracardial' fat to raised risk of hardening of the arteries Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Disease in Women, Heart Diseases, Women's Health... More Story with Video....


Is There a Link Between Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer?
Type 2 diabetes onset or worsening may be early sign of deadly, hard-to-detect cancer, study suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 2, Pancreatic Cancer... More Story with Video....


Can Breath Test Detect Stomach Cancers Earlier?
New technology may also spot esophageal cancers sooner, but more study is needed Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Stomach Cancer... More Story with Video....


The ABCs of Good Zzzzzs
Expert panel defines a good night's sleep Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Sleep Disorders... More Story with Video....


The Shame of 'Fat Shaming'
Those affected by weight bias more likely to have heart disease risk factors, study suggestsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Metabolic Syndrome, Obesity... More Story with Video....


Diabetes Risk May Be Higher for HIV-Positive Adults
Longer survival with the virus might make people more vulnerable to chronic conditions, researchers suggestSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: HIV/AIDS... More Story with Video....


Timing of Your Meals Might Reduce Heart Risks
American Heart Association report suggests eating more earlier in the day may be healthier Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Nutrition... More Story with Video....


Smoking Costs World $1.4 Trillion a Year in Disease, Lost Productivity
Tobacco-related diseases caused 12 percent of deaths among smokers aged 30 to 69 in 2012, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: International Health, Smoking... More Story with Video....


Exercise May Help Black Americans Lower Blood Pressure Risk
Recommended 150 minutes of moderate activity weekly cut odds by almost 25 percent in study Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health, Exercise and Physical Fitness, High Blood Pressure... More Story with Video....


Bilingual People May Have an Edge Against Alzheimer's
Study found they did better on memory tests that patients who only spoke one language Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease, Memory... More Story with Video....


ER Doctor Offers Tips for Safer Snow Shoveling
Be alert for signs of heart attack or hypothermia, and consider using a snowblower instead of a shovel Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Attack, Hypothermia, Winter Weather Emergencies... More Story with Video....


Snowstorms May Bring Blizzard of Heart Troubles
Study finds higher rate of hospital admissions for heart attack, chest pain 2 days after storm Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Attack, Stroke, Winter Weather Emergencies... More Story with Video....


Busy Minds May Be Better At Fighting Dementia
Computer use, crafting, social activities and games all seem to boost brain health, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dementia, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Seniors' Health... More Story with Video....


Chronic Bullying Can Show Up in Report Cards
Study found students who were teased for years got lower grades Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Bullying, School Health... More Story with Video....


Low Back Pain Common Among Kids
Sports injuries are just one frequent cause, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Back Pain, Children's Health, Sports Injuries... More Story with Video....


Teach Your Kids to Use Media in Healthy Ways
Even toddlers can benefit from educational TV and apps, pediatricians say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Internet Safety... More Story with Video....


Could the 'Mediterranean' Diet Help Prevent ADHD?
There's no solid proof, but encouraging healthy eating is a wise move, specialist says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Diets... More Story with Video....


For Ice Skating, Sharpen Up on Safety
Never skate alone or on thin ice, experts advise Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Safety, Sports Safety... More Story with Video....


Ways to Stay Active in Winter
Sledding, climbing stairs -- even house-cleaning -- are great pursuits that burn calories, dietary experts say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Exercise for Children... More Story with Video....


1 in 4 U.S. Adults, 1 in 10 Teens Use Tobacco
About 40 percent of cigarette smokers also use e-cigarettes or other tobacco products, report finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Statistics, Smoking... More Story with Video....


High-Mileage Runners Expend Less Energy
Extra movement seems to lead to changes in muscles and tendons, making them more efficient, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Sports Fitness... More Story with Video....


Good News for Older Women with Early Form of Breast Cancer
A diagnosis of DCIS doesn't lower life expectancy in patients over 50, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Breast Cancer... More Story with Video....


If You Can't Stay Off Social Media, Maybe It's in Your Genes
Findings put 'the consumer in the driver's seat,' researcher says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Genes and Gene Therapy... More Story with Video....


Anxiety May Lead to Unneeded Prostate Cancer Treatments
Researchers suggest that dealing with a patient's distress may lead to better choices, improve quality of life Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Anxiety, Prostate Cancer... More Story with Video....


Joints That Make Those Popping or Cracking Sounds
The noises may be irritating, but they're typically normal, orthopedic doctors say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Arthritis, Sports Fitness... More Story with Video....


Slim but Sedentary: Risk of Prediabetes May Rise
4 out of 10 'skinny fat' people had higher blood sugar by middle age, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Prediabetes... More Story with Video....


Fecal Transplant Shows Early Promise Against Autism
Small study found giving healthy gut bacteria to young patients led to reduction in symptoms Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Digestive Diseases... More Story with Video....


Lack of Exercise Might Invite Dementia
Study found being sedentary may make you as vulnerable as those whose genes put them at risk for Alzheimer's Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, Exercise and Physical Fitness... More Story with Video....


Depression Often Untreated in Dialysis Patients
Sometimes it's the kidney doctors who nix antidepressants, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Depression, Dialysis, Kidney Failure... More Story with Video....


Amnesia Affecting Some Opioid Abusers
Drug abuse may cause an unusual short-term memory syndrome, study suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Memory, Opioid Abuse and Addiction... More Story with Video....


Risk of Death Due to Birth Defects Higher if Baby Covered by Medicaid
Researchers call for better efforts to reduce such tragedies, regardless of family's insurance statusSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Birth Defects, Health Disparities, Medicaid... More Story with Video....


Scientists Create Clothing with 'Knitted' Muscle Power
Fabric reacts to low voltage charge and could help disabled to move more, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Mobility Aids... More Story with Video....


Check Your Neck for Thyroid Abnormalities
20 million Americans have thyroid disease, but only 4 out of 10 know it, doctors say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Thyroid Cancer, Thyroid Diseases... More Story with Video....


Kids with ADHD Make 6.1 Million Doctor Visits a Year in U.S.
Mental health specialist says study raises more questions than it answers Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Health Statistics, Medicines and Children... More Story with Video....


Scientists Create Part-Human, Part-Pig Embryo
One goal of this stem cell research is to create organs for transplant Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Stem Cells... More Story with Video....


U.S. Heart Failure Rates on the Rise
And heart disease remains the nation's leading killerSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Statistics, Heart Diseases, Heart Failure... More Story with Video....


Improving Your Odds for Cervical Health
Source: Food and Drug Administration Related MedlinePlus Page: Cervical Cancer Screening... More Story with Video....


FDA Encourages More Participation, Diversity in Clinical Trials
Source: Food and Drug Administration Related MedlinePlus Page: Clinical Trials... More Story with Video....


Help Keep a Sick Child Safe: Learn How to Use a Hospital Crib
Source: Food and Drug Administration Related MedlinePlus Page: Infant and Newborn Care... More Story with Video....


Gut Bacteria May Link Diet, Colon Cancer, Study Says
High-fiber foods associated with lower risk of certain tumors Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Colorectal Cancer, Dietary Fiber... More Story with Video....


Kids' Sugary Drink Habits Start Early
Two-thirds of U.S. children consume one or more sweetened beverages daily, report finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Carbohydrates, Child Nutrition... More Story with Video....


Work Disability Benefits? Depends on the Doc
International study found wide variance in how medical professionals determined who should receive benefits Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Disabilities, Health Occupations, Occupational Health... More Story with Video....


Acute Flaccid Myelitis in U.S. Children
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Neurologic Diseases, Viral Infections... More Story with Video....


Mental Health May Affect Chances Against Cancer
Early research suggests anxiety, depression might raise risk of dying from certain malignancies Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Mental Health... More Story with Video....


Rates of Early Deaths Rise for Whites, Drop for Blacks
Drug overdoses, liver disease, suicides fuel jump in numbers for whites, U.S. study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Health Statistics... More Story with Video....


Should Pregnant Women Always Be Treated for Underactive Thyroid?
New study finds the therapy may have potential risks, and specialists say more study is needed Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hypothyroidism, Pregnancy... More Story with Video....


Drug May Be New Weapon Against a 'Superbug'
Zinplava cuts risk of recurrent C. difficile infections by 40 percent Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Clostridium Difficile Infections... More Story with Video....


Antibiotic Overuse Behind 'Superbug' Outbreak in U.K. Hospitals
Finding could have implications for U.S. hospitals, study authors say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Antibiotic Resistance, Clostridium Difficile Infections... More Story with Video....


Diabetes Kills More Americans Than Had Been Thought
Condition is third-highest cause of death, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes, Health Statistics... More Story with Video....


Gene Therapy Helps 2 Babies Fight Type of Leukemia
Tweaking T-cells from healthy donor allowed infants to reach remission, researchers report Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Leukemia... More Story with Video....


Study Explores Electrical Brain Stimulation to Treat Bulimia
Though preliminary, it found symptoms of eating disorder lessened in first 24 hours after treatmentSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Eating Disorders... More Story with Video....


Is Chemo Overused in Younger Colon Cancer Patients?
Study found the treatment often wasn't beneficial, but cancer expert says more research is needed Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer Chemotherapy, Colorectal Cancer... More Story with Video....


'Ablation' Procedure Helps 3 Out of 4 Patients with Irregular Heartbeat
But results may not be lasting, and patients may still need to take medications Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Atrial Fibrillation... More Story with Video....


Body Cooling Little Help to Kids When Heart Stops: Study
No difference seen in survival, brain function outcomes when compared to normal temperature control Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cardiac Arrest, Children's Health, Emergency Medical Services... More Story with Video....


Fitter Seniors May Have Healthier Brains
Study found link between strong cardiorespiratory system and better memory Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise for Seniors, Memory... More Story with Video....


HPV Vaccine Doesn't Eliminate Need for Pap Test
Women who've been immunized still need the screen every 3 to 5 years, cancer specialists say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cervical Cancer Screening, HPV... More Story with Video....


High-Tech Blood Sugar Monitors May Help People with Type 1 Diabetes
Pair of studies found patients taking insulin injections had better levels with devices Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Sugar, Diabetes Type 1... More Story with Video....


Pediatricians Say No to Wearable Smartphone Baby Monitors
Sensors in infant clothing that track 'vitals' can cause unnecessary alarm, report says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Infant and Newborn Care... More Story with Video....


Study Counters Link Between Excess Pregnancy Weight and Overweight Kids
Connection is likely in the genes, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Obesity in Children, Pregnancy and Nutrition... More Story with Video....


Jury Still Out on Whether to Screen All Adults for Sleep Apnea
Not enough data to advise for or against such screening, U.S. experts in prevention and medicine say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Sleep Apnea... More Story with Video....


U.S. Cancer Deaths Decline Over Three Decades
But clusters of high death rates remain in some pockets of the country, study findsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Health Statistics... More Story with Video....


'Red Yeast Rice' Statin Alternative Not Harmless Either, Study Says
The supplements linked to muscle pain, other adverse effects similar to statinsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dietary Supplements, Statins... More Story with Video....


Gene May Help Guide Black Patients' Opioid Addiction Treatment
Finding suggests they may need higher doses of methadone Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health, Genes and Gene Therapy, Opioid Abuse and Addiction... More Story with Video....


Half Report Severe Side Effects from Breast Cancer Therapy
Digestive troubles, pain, skin irritation and arm swelling among possible problemsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Breast Cancer... More Story with Video....


Unlocking the Secrets of The Love Hormone Kisspeptin
Injections of the substance might boost sexual and romantic feelings, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Infertility... More Story with Video....


Exercise Rates Often Decline After Cancer Diagnosis
But researchers say physical activity can improve recovery and survival chancesSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer--Living with Cancer, Exercise and Physical Fitness... More Story with Video....


When Loved One Has Breast Cancer, Partner Suffers, Too
Anxiety is common even several years later, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Caregivers... More Story with Video....


Early Family Deaths May Create 'Grief Gap' for Blacks
Compared to whites, they are more likely to lose a loved one earlier in life, U.S. researcher says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health, Bereavement... More Story with Video....


Jet Lag a Drag on Pro Baseball Players
Study found traveling across time zones linked to poorer pitching, slower running Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Sports Fitness, Traveler's Health... More Story with Video....


Language Barrier May Keep Some Hispanics from Good Diabetes Care
Studies found poor doctor-patient communication hampered medication use, proper blood sugar control Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 2, Health Disparities, Hispanic American Health... More Story with Video....


Gestational Diabetes a Risk Factor for Postpartum Depression
It found chances increased even more if woman had suffered an earlier bout of depression Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes and Pregnancy, Postpartum Depression... More Story with Video....


Safeguards May Be Reducing Serious Catheter Infections
Study finds hospitals that adopt new procedures reap sizable improvements, savings Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Critical Care, Health Facilities, Infection Control... More Story with Video....


Could Obesity Undermine Memory Training in Older Adults?
Study adds to growing evidence of a link between weight and certain brain functionsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Memory, Obesity, Seniors' Health... More Story with Video....


Countdown to Quitting: Make 2017 Your Year To Quit
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Related MedlinePlus Page: Quitting Smoking... More Story with Video....


Keep Active this Holiday Season: Take a Walk in the Mall!
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Related MedlinePlus Page: Weight Control... More Story with Video....


U.S. Deaths from Cervical Cancer May Be Underestimated
Rates rose when latest study excluded women who'd already undergone hysterectomy Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health, Cervical Cancer, Health Disparities... More Story with Video....


E-Cigarettes Not a Smoking Deterrent for Kids
Study finds 'vaping' might lead teens who would've never smoked to try nicotine Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: E-Cigarettes, Smoking and Youth... More Story with Video....


Best Ways to Steer Clear of The Flu
For starters, get a flu vaccine to protect yourself and others, infectious diseases expert says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Flu, Flu Shot, Germs and Hygiene... More Story with Video....


Stress May Explain Digestive Issues in Kids with Autism
Elevated stress hormone levels linked to stomach problems among these children, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Digestive Diseases, Stress... More Story with Video....


8 People Infected in Rare U.S. Outbreak of Rat Virus
Those handling rodents in breeding facilities in 2 states contracted Seoul virus, CDC reports Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Animal Diseases and Your Health, Hantavirus Infections... More Story with Video....


Ebola Blood Test May Help Predict Survival Chances
Findings might lead to more effective patient care, researchers suggest Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Ebola, Laboratory Tests... More Story with Video....


Flu Cases Starting to Spread: CDC
Illness now being reported in middle sections of the country Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Flu, Flu Shot... More Story with Video....


Many with Advanced Lung Cancer Don't Get Treatments That Might Help
Study found 21 percent went without therapy, even though it could boost their survival Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer Chemotherapy, Lung Cancer, Radiation Therapy... More Story with Video....


Trulance Approved for Chronic Constipation
Drug designed to stimulate upper gastrointestinal tractSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Constipation, Medicines... More Story with Video....


Childhood Asthma May Encourage Obesity, Study Suggests
Fear of flare-ups might spur kids to limit physical activity, specialists say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma in Children, Obesity in Children... More Story with Video....


Many Women with Eating Disorders Do Recover, Study Finds
But it may take years or longer, researchers acknowledgeSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Eating Disorders... More Story with Video....


Poverty Harder on Women's Hearts, Research Shows
Poor females 25 percent more likely to have a heart attack than male peersSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Heart Disease in Women... More Story with Video....


Screen Time May Not Be So Bad for Teens After All
Those who spend hours on smartphones, computers, TV can still flourish, develop social skills, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Parenting, Teen Mental Health... More Story with Video....


Many with Mental Illness Miss Out on HIV Tests
Rates of infection up to 15 times higher, yet testing rates similar to those without psychiatric woes, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: HIV/AIDS, Health Screening, Mental Disorders... More Story with Video....


Brain-Training May Help Ease Ringing in the Ears
Study found computer-based program seemed to allow people to cope with tinnitus Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Tinnitus... More Story with Video....


Food Stamp Use Linked to Raised Early Death Risk in Study
Highlights need to improve health of poorer Americans, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Health Statistics, Nutrition... More Story with Video....


Abortions in Texas Dropped Dramatically After Restrictions
Greater travel distances linked to 50 percent decline in some counties, study findsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Abortion... More Story with Video....


Genital Herpes Vaccine Shows Promise in Animal Trials
Two-pronged approach tested on lab monkeys, guinea pigsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genital Herpes, Immunization... More Story with Video....


Skin Cancer Cream Linked to 5 Dog Deaths:
Even ingesting small amounts of fluorouracil can kill family pets, agency warnsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Pet Health, Skin Cancer... More Story with Video....


Study Ties Inflammation, Gut Bacteria to Type 1 Diabetes
However, it's not yet clear if these factors actually cause the disease Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 1, Digestive Diseases... More Story with Video....


U.S. Health Care Costs from Birth Defects Total Almost $23 Billion a Year
CDC study finds many cases involve babies, but care may be needed for a lifetime Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Birth Defects, Health Statistics... More Story with Video....


Most Cow's Milk Baby Formulas Don't Up Risk of Type 1 Diabetes
But one type of formula may be linked to greater chances if given in week 1, study suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 1, Infant and Newborn Nutrition... More Story with Video....


Nearly Half of U.S. Men Infected with HPV, Study Finds
Although a vaccine is available, too few are getting it when young Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Childhood Immunization, HPV, Men's Health... More Story with Video....


Truckers' Poor Health: An Accident Waiting to Happen?
Multiple medical conditions tied to 2 to 4 times the odds of a crash, study suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Motor Vehicle Safety, Occupational Health... More Story with Video....


17 Million U.S. Adults May Have Tough-to-Spot High Blood Pressure
'Masked' hypertension doesn't show up in a doctor's office, so home monitoring is needed, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: High Blood Pressure... More Story with Video....


Forward-Thinking Tips for Back Pain
Certain behaviors can reduce your risk, doctor says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Back Pain... More Story with Video....


Know the Risks, Warning Signs of Ovarian Cancer
Older age, family history raise the odds for this potentially deadly disease Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Ovarian Cancer, Women's Health... More Story with Video....



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