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Blacks More Prone to Colon Cancers That Arise Between Colonoscopies
Differences in biology or in the quality of screenings blacks receive may be to blame, researchers saySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health, Colonoscopy, Health Disparities... More Story with Video....


Anabolic Steroids May Tax the Heart
Weight-lifters using the synthetic hormones have lower pumping capacity, study findsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Anabolic Steroids, Heart Diseases... More Story with Video....


Could 'Safer' Filtered Cigarettes Be More Deadly?
New report suggests they're tied to rising rates of an aggressive lung cancerSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Smoking... More Story with Video....


Increasing Numbers of Pregnant Women Also Have Heart Disease
Multiple specialists may be needed to care for these expectant moms, researcher saysSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Health Problems in Pregnancy, Heart Disease in Women... More Story with Video....


Actemra Approved for Certain Blood Vessel Inflammation
Drug will treat adults with a condition called vasculitis Source: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Giant Cell Arteritis, Medicines... More Story with Video....


Fewer U.S. Teens Are Boozing It Up
Study finds frequent binge drinking among adolescents has dropped in past 25 yearsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, Teen Health, Underage Drinking... More Story with Video....


No Fruit Juice Before Age 1, Pediatricians Say
Plus, they support limits for older kids and doing away with sippy cups for toddlersSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Carbohydrates, Infant and Newborn Nutrition, Parenting... More Story with Video....


U.S. Transgender Surgeries Up 20 Percent in 2 Years
Plastic surgeons' group identifies top transition treatmentsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Health, Surgery... More Story with Video....


First-Try Antibiotics Now Fail in 1 in 4 Adult Pneumonia Cases
Patients typically helped by other means, but levels of drug resistance are concerning, researchers saySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Antibiotic Resistance, Antibiotics, Pneumonia... More Story with Video....


ERs May Need to Rethink Opioid Prescription Practices
States should limit the number of days these drugs can be given, study suggestsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Emergency Medical Services, Opioid Abuse and Addiction, Pain Relievers... More Story with Video....


Poverty Could Make Lupus Even Worse
Second study saw pregnancy complications higher among non-whitesSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Health Problems in Pregnancy, Lupus... More Story with Video....


Could Cancer Drug Gleevec Help with Severe Asthma?
Small study suggests a new approach might one day help those with uncontrolled lung diseaseSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma, Leukemia, Medicines... More Story with Video....


1 in 5 U.S. Cancers Is 'Rare'
Little-known malignancies harder to diagnose and treat, study saysSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer... More Story with Video....


Dying Patients Often Given Medicines That Won't Help Them
Study finds many still prescribed long-term disease-preventing medicationsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: End of Life Issues, Medicines... More Story with Video....


Heavy Kids Face Triple the Odds for Depression in Adulthood
Risk was 4 times greater if they were also overweight as adults, study findsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Child Mental Health, Depression, Obesity in Children... More Story with Video....


Yoga, Meditation May Ease Some Breast Cancer Symptoms
But study into alternative therapies didn't find evidence to support using dietary supplementsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Cancer Alternative Therapies... More Story with Video....


Are You Addicted to Your Smartphone?
How to tell if it's become your BFFSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Healthy Sleep, Mental Health... More Story with Video....


Study Refutes Viagra-Melanoma Link
Data shows no connection between impotence drug and deadly skin cancer, after allSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Erectile Dysfunction, Medicines, Melanoma... More Story with Video....


Zika Mosquito Can Transmit Other Viruses, Too
3-in-1 bite might also spread chikungunya and dengue fever, study saysSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Chikungunya, Dengue, Zika Virus... More Story with Video....


Suicide by Insulin?
Self-harm and suicidal behavior may not always be obvious in people with diabetesSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes, Diabetes Medicines, Suicide... More Story with Video....


Chemo Drug May Buy Time for Those with Bile Duct Cancer
For patients with the rare disease, survival benefit was seen in those given Xeloda, researchers saySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Bile Duct Cancer, Cancer Chemotherapy... More Story with Video....


Century-Old Technique May Help Infertile Couples Conceive without IVF
In study, flushing fallopian tubes with an oil allowed 40 percent of couples to achieve pregnancySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Female Infertility... More Story with Video....


Fruits, Veggies May Benefit Your Legs, Too
Healthy diet may provide protection from peripheral artery disease, study saysSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Nutrition, Peripheral Arterial Disease... More Story with Video....


HPV Vaccine May Also Prevent Cancers Affecting Men
Study finds the cervical cancer vaccine cuts infection for viruses tied to oral, head and neck cancersSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: HPV, Head and Neck Cancer, Men's Health... More Story with Video....


The Water's Not Fine: U.S. Pool-Linked Infection Doubles in 2 Years
Cryptosporidiosis can cause weeks of watery diarrhea, CDC warnsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Cryptosporidiosis, Diarrhea, Water Safety (Recreational)... More Story with Video....


Another Step Toward Ebola Protection
Discovery of critical human antibodies may put scientists closer to new vaccines, treatmentsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Ebola... More Story with Video....


Charlie Sheen's 2015 HIV Disclosure Spiked Use of Home Test Kits
New study finds a near doubling of sales of OraQuick test, showing power of celebrity announcementsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: HIV/AIDS... More Story with Video....


More U.S. Women Living Longer with Advanced Breast Cancer
Better treatments, aging population may explain promising trend, researchers saySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Health Statistics... More Story with Video....


Brain Scans Spot Where Fear and Anxiety Live
Unusually large 'striatum' is linked to inability to cope with uncertainty, research showsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder... More Story with Video....


Drink Water, Fight Fat?
When you have it in place of beer or sugar-sweetened soda it helps, study findsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Carbohydrates, Drinking Water, Obesity... More Story with Video....


Too Many Americans Still Go Without Cancer Screenings
Report shows uninsured had lowest rates of mammograms, Pap tests and colonoscopiesSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Health Disparities, Health Screening... More Story with Video....


Could a Weight-Loss Surgery Lead to Alcohol Abuse?
Patients who undergo Roux-en-Y gastric bypass appear more likely to develop drinking problem, study saysSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, Weight Loss Surgery... More Story with Video....


This Combo Workout May Suit Obese Seniors Best
Aerobic-plus-resistance regimen boosts bone and muscles, study showsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise for Seniors, Obesity, Seniors' Health... More Story with Video....


Black, Hispanic Americans Less Likely to See a Neurologist
They more often wind up in the ER and face higher medical costs than white patients, study showsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Parkinson's Disease, Stroke... More Story with Video....


Gene Therapy Might Someday Mend Badly Broken Bones
Animal experiments suggest this may be a potential alternative to bone grafts, researchers saySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Bone Grafts, Genes and Gene Therapy, Stem Cells... More Story with Video....


Heart Disease the No. 1 Killer Worldwide
Low-cost, effective treatment programs are needed, researcher saysSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Health Statistics, Heart Diseases, Heart Diseases--Prevention... More Story with Video....


Diabetes Drug Gets FDA Warning Due to Amputation Risk
Canagliflozin tied to a doubling of amputations of legs, feet, agency saysSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Medicines, Diabetes Type 2, Limb Loss... More Story with Video....


Some Lead Poisoning Tests May Be Faulty
But the majority of tests are unaffected, U.S. officials saySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Laboratory Tests, Lead Poisoning... More Story with Video....


Is the AIDS Epidemic Winding Down in The U.S.?
Infection rate could be as low as 12,000 people a year by 2025, researchers reportSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: HIV/AIDS... More Story with Video....


It's Often Family to The Rescue During Opioid ODs
Study finds increased access to antidote may allow relatives to turn tragedy into a second chanceSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Family Issues, Opioid Abuse and Addiction, Prescription Drug Abuse... More Story with Video....


Your Doctor's Age Might Affect Your Care
Study found older patients' hospital survival was slightly higher when their physician was youngerSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Health Occupations, Patient Safety... More Story with Video....


For Inflamed Pancreas, Eating Right Away May Be Best Medicine
Contrary to long-held belief, it does not seem to worsen infection, researchers reportSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Pancreatitis... More Story with Video....


Heart Attack Risk Spikes After Respiratory Infection, Study Finds
Even the common cold was linked to a 13-fold increased risk for about a weekSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Common Cold, Heart Attack, Infectious Diseases... More Story with Video....


Mouse Gives Birth to Pups Using 3-D Printed Ovary
Breakthrough might someday lead to similar organs for infertile women, researchers saySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Female Infertility, Ovarian Disorders... More Story with Video....


Hormone Therapy Not Advised for Preventing Disease After Menopause
Benefits of treatment don't outweigh the risks, U.S. task force reiteratesSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Hormone Replacement Therapy... More Story with Video....


Playgrounds Aren't Always All Fun and Games
Fortunately, there are ways to prevent injuries to children, ER doc saysSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Child Safety... More Story with Video....


Think You're a 'Fun Drunk?' a 'Mean Drunk?' Think Again
Study finds people overestimate just how much boozing changes their personalitySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Alcohol... More Story with Video....


Forget Steroid Shots for Long-Term Relief of Arthritic Knees
Noticeable cartilage loss detected in patients injected over 2 years, study saysSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Knee Injuries and Disorders, Osteoarthritis, Steroids... More Story with Video....


Heart Health Might Be a Matter of Geography
U.S. counties where cardiovascular death rates are high or low sometimes sit side-by-side, study findsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Heart Diseases, Heart Diseases--Prevention... More Story with Video....


Houston, You Have a 'Superbug'
Researchers don't know why strain of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is affecting this one U.S. citySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Antibiotic Resistance, Bacterial Infections... More Story with Video....


Iron Pills No Help for Certain Type of Heart Failure
High-dose supplements failed to improve exercise capacity, study saysSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Failure, Iron... More Story with Video....


Sunscreen 101
Study finds many people don't use it properly, raising their risk of skin cancerSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Sun Exposure... More Story with Video....


How to Safely Use Glucose Meters and Test Strips for Diabetes
Source: Food and Drug AdministrationRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Sugar, Diabetes... More Story with Video....


Odds for C-Section May Depend on Hospital
Consumer Reports finds rates vary from 7 to 64 percent across U.S.Source: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Cesarean Section, Health Facilities... More Story with Video....


Is Your Child's Day Care Center Ready for Pandemic Flu?
Most are not, a U.S. survey finds, despite the lessons of the 2009 'swine flu' outbreakSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Child Care, Flu... More Story with Video....


Many U.S. Travelers Skip Measles Shots, Despite Infection Risk
Though the disease was eliminated in the U.S. in 2000, foreign travel can still bring it home todaySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Measles, Traveler's Health... More Story with Video....


Many Under 40 May Not Need Regular Cholesterol Checks
But heart experts note that screening sooner can help some patients make lifestyle changes early in the gameSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Cholesterol... More Story with Video....


As Temps Rise, Risk of Pregnancy Complication May Too
Extreme cold seems to reduce the chances; heat raises the odds, study suggests Source: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes and Pregnancy... More Story with Video....


Better Treatment Might Prevent Hundreds of Thousands of Strokes
Study says too many people aren't getting meds to fight atrial fibrillation, a major cause of these attacksSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Atrial Fibrillation, Blood Thinners, Stroke... More Story with Video....


Study Looks At Parkinson's Effect on Life Span
2-year difference seen between people with degenerative brain diseases and their healthy peersSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Lewy Body Disease, Parkinson's Disease... More Story with Video....


Timing of Menopause May Affect Heart Failure Risk
Women whose periods end early and those who never give birth seem at added risk, research suggestsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Disease in Women, Menopause... More Story with Video....


New Device Approved for Esophageal Birth Defect
Condition affects 1 in 2,500 babies in U.S. Source: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Birth Defects, Esophagus Disorders... More Story with Video....


'Fight or Flight' Response Greater in Combat Vets with PTSD: Study
This heightened stress could increase their risk for heart disease, researchers saySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Veterans and Military Health... More Story with Video....


Getting Back on Track with Exercise
Suggested steps on the path to fitnessSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness... More Story with Video....


Many Parents Underestimate Drowning Risks
More than one-third surveyed would let child swim unsupervised in neighborhood or hotel poolSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Drowning, Parenting, Water Safety (Recreational)... More Story with Video....


Fewer SIDS Deaths in U.S., but Gaps Among Racial Groups Remain
Sudden infant deaths are twice as common for blacks as whites, study findsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome... More Story with Video....


Don't Let Your Garden Get You Down
Yard work relieves stress but can wreak havoc on muscles and joints unless you protect yourselfSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Safety... More Story with Video....


New Hepatitis C Infections Hit 15-Year High: CDC
Many stemmed from rising use of injected drugs linked to the current opioid epidemic, officials saySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Hepatitis C, Hepatitis Testing, Prescription Drug Abuse... More Story with Video....


Astronauts' Blood Vessels Less Efficient on Long Missions
Finding could lead to preventive treatments for space travel and even here on EarthSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Heart Failure... More Story with Video....


Could Tai Chi Ease Insomnia in Breast Cancer Survivors?
Study found it as effective as talk therapy for improving sleep and depressionSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Cancer Alternative Therapies, Insomnia... More Story with Video....


Hormone Replacement Therapy Tied to Hearing Loss
Older age at menopause also appeared to increase the risk, study foundSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Hearing Disorders and Deafness, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Menopause... More Story with Video....


Study Sees Link Between Porn and Sexual Dysfunction
It could be creating unrealistic expectations for young, inexperienced men, researcher saysSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Erectile Dysfunction, Mental Health, Sexual Problems in Men... More Story with Video....


America Loves Fast Food
Eight in 10 eat it at least once a week, surveys findSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Nutrition... More Story with Video....


Mosquito-Borne Illnesses May Not Be Limited to Tropics
Study suggests southern U.S. at greater risk than thought for outbreaks of Zika, dengue and other diseasesSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Insect Bites and Stings, International Health, Zika Virus... More Story with Video....


Speed Is Key When a Stroke Strikes
Getting help fast can save lives, lower disability, neurologists adviseSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Diseases--Prevention, High Blood Pressure, Stroke... More Story with Video....


Blood Vessel-Clearing Procedure Riskier on Weekends: Study
Though low overall, the odds of dying are doubled if angioplasty is done on Saturday or SundaySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Angioplasty, Health Facilities, Patient Safety... More Story with Video....


Ransom-Seeking Hackers Targeting Hospital Data
Medical information a vulnerable target for those planning 'ransomware' attacks, doctor warnsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Health Facilities, Personal Health Records... More Story with Video....


A 2nd Life for Risky Kidney Transplants?
Doctors say they cleared hepatitis C in organ recipients, perhaps shortening transplant waitsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Hepatitis C, Kidney Transplantation... More Story with Video....


Fewer U.S. High School Students Drink, CDC Finds
But many who do imbibe do so excessivelySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Underage Drinking... More Story with Video....


High Rates of Hepatitis C in Pregnancy Mirror Opioid Epidemic
Rural counties seem hardest hit, researcher saysSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Hepatitis C, Opioid Abuse and Addiction, Pregnancy and Substance Abuse... More Story with Video....


Medication Safety: Advice for New Moms
Source: Food and Drug AdministrationRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Medicines and Children... More Story with Video....


New Hepatitis C Treatments More Effective, Tolerable
Screening for the often-silent disease remains key, especially in baby boomersSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Hepatitis C... More Story with Video....


Program Helps Young Adults with Autism Find Jobs
Navigating adult services is challenging, autism experts saySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Parenting... More Story with Video....


Treat Autism Even Before Symptoms Show?
Small study found 'at-risk' babies did better if therapists trained parents to communicate more effectivelySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Autism Spectrum Disorder... More Story with Video....


Coming This Summer: More Ticks and a Deadly New Tick-Borne Disease
People need to be extra cautious when outdoors, with more of the critters after a mild winterSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Tick Bites... More Story with Video....


Life Expectancy with HIV Nears Normal with Treatment
Still small, but persistent gaps for some groups with HIV, global health expert saysSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: HIV/AIDS Medicines, Living with HIV/AIDS... More Story with Video....


New Guidelines Say No to Most 'Keyhole' Knee Surgeries
Widely used arthroscopy won't help arthritic degeneration, expert panel saysSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Knee Injuries and Disorders, Osteoarthritis, Surgery... More Story with Video....


'Groundbreaking Strides' Made in Zika Vaccine Research
But human protection is still years away, researcher saysSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Immunization, Zika Virus... More Story with Video....


Transplant of Insulin-Producing Cells Offers Hope Against Type 1 Diabetes
Patient still off injections a year after receiving cells in area near stomach Source: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 1, Islet Cell Transplantation... More Story with Video....


Body Cooling May Help Brain After Cardiac Arrest
Ask if your loved one qualifies, new guideline suggestsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Cardiac Arrest... More Story with Video....


Car Crash Rate Falls When People with ADHD Take Meds
Hallmarks of the disorder -- including inattention, impulsivity -- raise accident risk, researchers saySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Impaired Driving, Medicines... More Story with Video....


Heart Failure Patients Do Better When Sticking with Same Hospital
Continuity of care may be more important than speedy treatment, researchers saySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Health Facilities, Heart Failure... More Story with Video....


Medicaid Patients Wait Longer At Doctor's Office
Study suggests lag time might be due to providers having bigger caseloadsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Health Facilities, Medicaid... More Story with Video....


What Harms the Young Heart Also Hurts the Brain Later
High blood pressure, smoking in teens tied to worse mental functioning at mid-life, study findsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, Smoking and Youth... More Story with Video....


Nearly a Third of Drugs Hit by Safety Issues After FDA Approval
Study found serious side effects often arose after medications OK'd for saleSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Drug Safety... More Story with Video....


Eat This Diet to Lower Your Odds for Painful Gout
Ditching fats and salt in favor of fruits, veggies and grains keeps the condition at bay, study findsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: DASH Diet, Gout... More Story with Video....


Too Many Parents Say No to Helmets for Kids on Wheels
Use of safety gear lags despite thousands of visits to U.S. hospitals each week, survey findsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Child Safety, Parenting... More Story with Video....


Common Painkillers Tied to Slight Rise in Heart Attack Risk
Over-the-counter drugs like Aleve and Advil linked to higher odds, researchers saySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Attack, Over-the-Counter Medicines, Pain Relievers... More Story with Video....


Climate Change Could Be Catastrophic for Mobile Homes
It suggests that as tornadoes become more prevalent, so will life-threatening dangersSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Climate Change, Disaster Preparation and Recovery, Tornadoes... More Story with Video....


Zika Risk May Be Lower Than Thought for Some Pregnant Women
U.S. study found only 1 of 185 who traveled to active areas tested positive, and baby wasn't infectedSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Infections and Pregnancy, Zika Virus... More Story with Video....


Energy Drinks May Make Rare Heart Condition More Dangerous
Those with long QT syndrome had spikes in blood pressure, heart muscle recharged more slowly, study foundSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Arrhythmia, Caffeine, High Blood Pressure... More Story with Video....


Thin People Not More Prone to Alzheimer's, Study Finds
Gene-based research suggests that, instead, early stage disease might cause weight lossSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease, Body Weight... More Story with Video....


Vitamin D Fails the Asthma Test
These supplements probably won't protect you from eczema or allergies either, researchers saySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma, Vitamin D... More Story with Video....


Wives, Daughters Shoulder Most of Alzheimer's Care Burden
Careers, finances may take a hit because of caregiving demands, researchers saySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Caregivers, Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia... More Story with Video....


No Routine Screening for Thyroid Cancer: Expert Panel
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says risks outweigh benefitsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Health Screening, Thyroid Cancer... More Story with Video....


Poverty May Be More Stressful for Women Than Men
In study, living in a poor neighborhood triggered more anxiety for females, while males were less affectedSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Anxiety, Health Disparities, Women's Health... More Story with Video....


Testosterone May Protect Men from Allergic Asthma
Study findings could explain why airway condition is more common in womenSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma, Hormones... More Story with Video....


Depression: FDA-Approved Medications May Help
Source: Food and Drug AdministrationRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Antidepressants... More Story with Video....


7 Common Exercise Errors
Don't let these missteps short-circuit your fitness effortsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness... More Story with Video....


Expired EpiPens May Still Help Save a Life: Study
But allergy experts advise not counting on older devices if you can replace themSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Anaphylaxis, Medicines... More Story with Video....


Addressing Your Cancer Risk
Rural areas a bit safer than urban ones; environmental threats seem key, study saysSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Environmental Health... More Story with Video....


Hear This! Keep Cotton Swabs Out of Kids' Ears
An estimated 12,500 U.S. children are injured every year after cleaning mishaps, researchers saySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Child Safety, Children's Health, Ear Disorders... More Story with Video....


Just 5 Percent of Daily Salt Gets Added At the Table
Processed foods, restaurant meals account for most sodium intake in average U.S. diet, study showsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Nutrition, Sodium... More Story with Video....


That Store Mannequin May Be Anorexic
British study finds measurements of most are similar to 'extremely underweight' womenSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Eating Disorders... More Story with Video....


Another Reason to Breast-Feed: It's Good for Baby's Belly
30 percent of beneficial bacteria in infants' intestinal tract comes from breast milk, study findsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Breastfeeding... More Story with Video....


Not All Hospitals Equal When It Comes to Pancreatic Cancer Care
Academic medical centers that perform more tumor surgeries had better patient outcomes, study foundSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Health Facilities, Pancreatic Cancer, Thyroid Cancer... More Story with Video....


FDA Approves 1st New Drug for ALS in Decades
Radicava, given intravenously, slows decline in patients with deadly neurological diseaseSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Medicines... More Story with Video....


Longevity in The U.S.: Location, Location, Location
Study found life expectancy differed by as much as 20 years in different countiesSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Health Statistics... More Story with Video....


5 Great Diet Breakfasts
Try these healthy twists on traditional favoritesSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Nutrition... More Story with Video....


Bullied in 5th Grade, Prone to Drug Abuse by High School
Victims may develop depression, fueling risky behaviors, study suggestsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Bullying, Drugs and Young People, School Health... More Story with Video....


Is Early Puberty in Girls a Risk Factor for Dating Abuse?
Study suggests a link, but those who mature more slowly are also at risk for physical or verbal violenceSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Domestic Violence, Parenting, Puberty... More Story with Video....


After Suicide Attempt, a Phone Call Could Save a Life
Simple follow-up can prevent a future try, study showsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Mental Health, Suicide... More Story with Video....


Take Control of Your Asthma
If you use an inhaler more than twice weekly, you may need help managing the condition, allergist saysSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma... More Story with Video....


Meditation Can Help Improve Focus in People with Anxiety
Just 10 minutes each day might boost concentration, prevent mind wandering, small study suggestsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Anxiety, Complementary and Integrative Medicine... More Story with Video....


Poorer Kindergarteners Face a 'Double Dose of Disadvantage'
Some miss out on language-learning both at home and school, researchers saySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Child Development, Health Disparities... More Story with Video....


Untreated Vision Problems Plague U.S. Preschoolers
Minority children miss out on early eye exams the most, researcher saysSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Eye Care, Health Disparities, Refractive Errors... More Story with Video....


Do Your Knees Crackle and Pop?
It could mean arthritis is comingSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Arthritis, Knee Injuries and Disorders... More Story with Video....


FDA Warns of Tattoo Dangers
Unsafe practices cause infections, contaminated ink a common culprit, agency saysSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Piercing and Tattoos... More Story with Video....


Just a 'Social Smoker'? Toll on Your Health Still High
Study found lighting up occasionally as damaging to blood vessel health as regular smokingSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, Smoking... More Story with Video....


Planning Your Diet Plan
Scheduling, not skipping, meals is keySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Diets, Nutrition... More Story with Video....


Red Wine Antioxidant Might Help Diabetics' Arteries
Resveratrol supplements appeared to aid those with the stiffest blood vessels in small studySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Antioxidants, Atherosclerosis, Diabetic Heart Disease... More Story with Video....


4 in 10 People Will Suffer Arthritic Hands Over Lifetime
Obesity appears to raise the risk, researchers noteSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Hand Injuries and Disorders, Health Disparities, Osteoarthritis... More Story with Video....


Bystander CPR Not Only Saves Lives, It Lessens Disability
Good Samaritans can help prevent brain damage, nursing home care for cardiac arrest victimsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: CPR, Cardiac Arrest, Disabilities... More Story with Video....


Guns Send about 16 U.S. Kids to the Hospital Every Day
Many of those injuries are accidental, study findsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Gun Safety, Wounds and Injuries... More Story with Video....


Hepatitis C Treatments Give Patients More Options
Source: Food and Drug AdministrationRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Hepatitis C... More Story with Video....


Artificial Hand 'Sees' Objects
Camera allows amputees to reach automatically for objects, as a real hand would, study findsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Artificial Limbs... More Story with Video....


Reading to Babies Translates into More Literate Preschoolers
Study found moms who read to their infants had children with better vocabulary, reading skillsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Child Development, Infant and Newborn Development, Parenting... More Story with Video....


Sugary Drinks More Affordable Across the Globe
Cheaper access may sabotage worldwide fight against obesitySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Carbohydrates, International Health, Obesity... More Story with Video....


A Toddler's Screen Time Tied to Speech Delay
Findings support American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines on technology use by very young childrenSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Speech and Language Problems in Children, Toddler Development... More Story with Video....


More Starring Roles for Booze in Kids' Movies, Study Finds
Drinking figured in 85 percent of the top children's films over 2 decadesSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Underage Drinking... More Story with Video....


Teen Suicide Thoughts, Self-Harm Cases Double in a Decade
New U.S. study coincides with concern around issue after Netflix releases '13 Reasons Why'Source: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Self-harm, Suicide, Teen Mental Health... More Story with Video....


Walking vs. Running -- Which Is Better?
What to consider when making a cardio choiceSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness... More Story with Video....


When Grandparents Raise Grandkids, Are They Up to Date on Child Safety?
Study found some lacked info on baby sleep positioning, proper fever reliefSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Child Safety, Family Issues... More Story with Video....


Arthritis Drug Shows Promise for Ulcerative Colitis
But treatment isn't yet approved by FDA to treat inflammatory bowel conditionSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Medicines, Ulcerative Colitis... More Story with Video....


Dental Anxiety Has Consequences Beyond Tooth Decay
Avoiding the dentist can lead to a poorer quality of life, researchers saySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Anxiety, Dental Health, Phobias... More Story with Video....


Gene Mutation May Speed Alzheimer's Decline
If beta-amyloid plaques are present in the brain, process is even faster, study findsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease, Genes and Gene Therapy, Memory... More Story with Video....


Too Many People Still Ignore Heart Attack Risks
Stenting is easy; changing patient behaviors is hard, cardiologist saysSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Attack... More Story with Video....


Mom's Money Worries May Mean Smaller Baby
Researchers suggest doctors look for ways to help poorer women during pregnancySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Pregnancy... More Story with Video....


Babies Born Addicted to Opioids Often Struggle with Learning
They're more likely to have disabilities and developmental delays, researchers saySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Child Development, Opioid Abuse and Addiction, Pregnancy and Substance Abuse... More Story with Video....


Are Smartphones Helping or Harming Kids' Mental Health?
More use is linked to attention and behavior problems, but also less anxiety, study findsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Child Mental Health... More Story with Video....


The Family That Eats Together, Benefits
Fun alternatives can also strengthen family ties Source: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Nutrition... More Story with Video....


Eating Gluten-Free without A Medical Reason?
It won't help your heart and could even hurt it, researchers saySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Diets, Nutrition... More Story with Video....


Climate Change May Worsen Sneezin' Season
Here's expert advice on combating seasonal allergies after second-warmest February ever in U.S.Source: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Climate Change, Hay Fever... More Story with Video....


Life Expectancy Goes Up for Black Americans
But CDC report also found they're still more likely to die at an earlier age than whitesSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health, Health Disparities, Health Statistics... More Story with Video....


Heart Failure, Job Loss May Be Deadly Combo
In study, heart failure patients had higher death risk if unemployed, but cause-and-effect unclearSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Failure... More Story with Video....


Sleeping Pills Boost Danger of Falls, Fractures in Older Users
And newer drugs like Ambien, Lunesta are no safer in this regard, review foundSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Falls, Seniors' Health, Sleep Disorders... More Story with Video....


Busiest Docs Get Best Results with Heart Valve Surgery
Patients more likely to receive repair than replacement from the most experienced surgeons, study findsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Surgery, Heart Valve Diseases... More Story with Video....


Half of U.S. Docs Get Payments from Drug, Device Industries: Study
At the high end, these include stock options and research fees; at the low end, pizzasSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Health Statistics, Medicines... More Story with Video....


Loving, Supportive Kids May Help Lower Seniors' Dementia Risk
But negative relationships with children, spouse increased chances, study findsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Dementia, Family Issues... More Story with Video....


Can Dropping Some Weight Save Your Knees?
Loss was tied to less joint degeneration in study, but skeptics remainSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Knee Injuries and Disorders, Osteoarthritis, Weight Control... More Story with Video....


Healthy Heart in Middle Age Delivers Big Dividends
Study found it was linked to longer, disease-free lifeSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Diseases--Prevention... More Story with Video....


More Active Kids Could Save U.S. Billions in Health Costs: Study
Starting young would pay big dividends as children grow up, researcher saysSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Exercise and Physical Fitness... More Story with Video....


1 in 3 Americans May Have Had Warning Stroke without Knowing It
Study authors say learn the signs and symptoms that mean you need immediate medical helpSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Stroke, Transient Ischemic Attack... More Story with Video....


Low-Dose Aspirin May Lower Risk for Common Breast Cancer by 20 Percent
But experts say it's too soon to recommend it for this purposeSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Over-the-Counter Medicines... More Story with Video....


Psychiatric Scars of Wartime Brain Injury May Linger for Years
Study finds woes often continue, even if thinking, memory troubles subsideSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Traumatic Brain Injury, Veterans and Military Health... More Story with Video....


Thunderstorms Can Trigger Asthma Flares, Study Finds
Weather forecasts may help public and emergency workers be ready to treat wheezingSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma, Environmental Health... More Story with Video....


Could Fasting Every Other Day Help You Lose More Weight?
Only if you can stick with the regimen, and study finds most dieters can'tSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Diets, Weight Control... More Story with Video....


Drinking Boosts Breast Cancer Risk for Black Women, Too
Researcher suggests women think about lowering their alcohol intake if they're drinkersSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health, Alcohol, Breast Cancer... More Story with Video....


Get Out There and Exercise
Why it's time to put an end to the excusesSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness... More Story with Video....


Are Bullies Getting Run Out of U.S. Schools?
Abuse rates dropped about 2 percent a year over a decade, survey findsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Bullying, School Health... More Story with Video....


U.S. Toddlers Eat More French Fries Than Vegetables
Federal stats show some don't eat any veggies at all, and some infants don't get any breast milkSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Toddler Nutrition... More Story with Video....


Cooking At Home Means Eating Better, Spending Less
8 out of 10 Americans' diets fall short, and dining out a big reason why, research suggestsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Nutrition... More Story with Video....


Summer Camp Prep for Kids with Allergies, Asthma
Meet with staff beforehand and clarify expectations, doctor advisesSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Allergy, Asthma in Children, Children's Health... More Story with Video....


Happy Mom Means Less Colicky Baby
Mothers' support system also seems to have protective effect, study suggestsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Infant and Newborn Care, Parenting... More Story with Video....


Seizure Control Eases Life for Young Adults with Epilepsy
Those with uncomplicated cases do as well as their siblings without the disorder, study findsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Epilepsy... More Story with Video....


U.S. Moves to Avert Shortage of Yellow Fever Vaccine
Brazil outbreak of mosquito-borne illness has officials worried, and transmission to U.S. is possibleSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Hemorrhagic Fevers... More Story with Video....


Most Seniors Use Cellphones While Behind the Wheel
Some even do it with kids in the car, survey findsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Impaired Driving, Seniors' Health... More Story with Video....


Seniors Often Have Trouble Managing Money, Medicines
By 85, many could use a hand, study findsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Healthy Aging, Seniors' Health... More Story with Video....


Taking the Stairs a Better Pick-Me-Up Than Coffee
A 10-minute climb can increase fitness and motivation, researcher saysSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness... More Story with Video....


Rydapt Approved for Adults with Acute Myeloid Leukemia
A blood cancer that forms in the bone marrow Source: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Acute Myeloid Leukemia... More Story with Video....


Brineura Approved for Rare Genetic Illness Affecting Kids
Batten disease is a neurologic disorder that typically affects young childrenSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Genetic Disorders... More Story with Video....


Guys, Take the Health Check Up a Notch
Working with your doctor can help prevent chronic conditionsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Health Screening, Men's Health... More Story with Video....


Kids' Sun Safety Means 'Slip, Slap, Slop'
Skin cancer expert offers advice for protection against summer raysSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Sun Exposure... More Story with Video....


Who You Are May Affect Your Diet More Than Where You Shop
Research counters conventional wisdom about easy access to healthy food choicesSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Nutrition... More Story with Video....


Type 2 Diabetes May Be Bad for Brain Health
Excess weight appears to amplify the threat, study saysSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Brain Diseases, Diabetes Type 2, Obesity... More Story with Video....


Money Pressures Mount When a Spouse Gets Cancer
Household income drops as much as 9 percent, new research findsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer--Living with Cancer... More Story with Video....


Drugs Now Involved in More Fatal U.S. Crashes Than Alcohol Alone
Study suggests deaths due to drugged driving are rising as states legalize pot and drug abuse growsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Drug Abuse, Impaired Driving... More Story with Video....


Opioid Use by Iraq, Afghanistan War Vets Mirrors Rest of U.S.
Researchers conclude that use of the painkillers is 'an American problem,' not a VA problemSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Pain Relievers, Veterans and Military Health... More Story with Video....


Repeat Teen Births Still a Problem in United States: CDC
Too few teens use the most effective birth control after having a first babySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Birth Control, Teenage Pregnancy... More Story with Video....


Stivarga Approved for Liver Cancer
First approved treatment for this disease in yearsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer Immunotherapy, Liver Cancer... More Story with Video....


HIV and Hepatitis: Know Your Status and Learn About the FDA's Role
Source: Food and Drug AdministrationRelated MedlinePlus Pages: HIV/AIDS and Infections... More Story with Video....


'Brain Age' May Help Predict When You'll Die
An 'older' mind is linked to signs of physical and mental problems, study contendsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Diagnostic Imaging, Seniors' Health... More Story with Video....


Could Smoking in Pregnancy Affect a Grandkid's Autism Risk?
Study shows a generations-long link, but research can't prove cause-and-effectSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Pregnancy and Substance Abuse... More Story with Video....


Docs May Miss Major Cause of Vision Loss in Seniors
1 in 4 cases of age-related macular degeneration initially goes unrecognized, research suggestsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Macular Degeneration, Seniors' Health, Vision Impairment and Blindness... More Story with Video....


No Excuses: Exercise Can Overcome the 'Obesity Gene'
Physical activity appears to lower effects of key DNA linked to weight gain, study findsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Genes and Gene Therapy, Obesity... More Story with Video....


Could Germs in the Gut Give Rise to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
Intestinal bacteria yield clues to the mysterious ailment, researchers saySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Digestive Diseases... More Story with Video....


April 29 Is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Safe disposal helps prevent unwanted meds from being abused, U.S. officials saySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Medicines... More Story with Video....


Is Your Child Using Drugs?
Telltale signs to watch forSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Drugs and Young People... More Story with Video....


Are Kids' Vaccines a Victim of Their Own Success?
The shots have cut disease rates so low that some parents underestimate the threat, doctors saySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Childhood Immunization, Immunization... More Story with Video....


After Wisdom Tooth Removal, Watch Out for 'Dry Socket'
Allowing the wound to heal helps prevent this painful complication, expert saysSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Clots, Dental Health, Tooth Disorders... More Story with Video....


Energy Drinks May Give the Heart an Unhealthy Jolt
Popular beverages also affect blood pressure for hours, small trial showsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Caffeine, Heart Diseases, High Blood Pressure... More Story with Video....


Grieving Friends Often Find Support Online
Study shows social networks help bring solace, healing after loved one diesSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Bereavement, Mental Health... More Story with Video....


Oktoberfest Study Links Boozing to Heart Woes
Munich researchers find 1 in 3 beer drinkers tracked at festival experienced abnormal heart rhythmSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Alcohol, Arrhythmia... More Story with Video....


Parkinson's Disease May Originate in Gut, Study Says
Swedish scientists find link through vagus nerve removalSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Parkinson's Disease... More Story with Video....


Higher Illicit Pot Use in States That OK Medical Marijuana
Cannabis use disorder is also rising faster in states with legalization lawsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Marijuana... More Story with Video....


Study Says Blood-Chromosome Test Predicts Lung Cancer's Return
Unstable chromosomes quadruple a patient's risk of relapse, death within 2 years, researchers reportSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Lung Cancer... More Story with Video....


Cancer Risk Rises After Childhood Organ Transplant: Study
Yet overall chances to any one child remain low, researchers stressedSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer in Children, Lymphoma, Organ Transplantation... More Story with Video....


Women More Sensitive to Metal Joint Implants Than Men
Researchers don't know if hormones or exposure to metals in makeup or jewelry may play a partSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Women's Health... More Story with Video....


Genes May Govern Your Risk for PTSD
Link with the psychiatric disorder is more apparent for women, study contendsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Mental Health, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder... More Story with Video....


Women Fare Poorly with Aortic Aneurysm
British study says their treatment, compared to men, needs drastic improvementSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Aortic Aneurysm, Women's Health... More Story with Video....


Puberty's Onset May Depend on DNA
British researchers zero in on genetic links between early puberty and increased cancer riskSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Genes and Gene Therapy, Puberty... More Story with Video....


Blood Test May Gauge Death Risk After Surgery
Scientists must determine how to save lives using that potential insight, cardiac experts saySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: After Surgery, Heart Attack, Laboratory Tests... More Story with Video....


Delay a Needed Colonoscopy At Your Own Risk
After a stool test shows potential trouble, speedy follow-up could be key, study findsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Colonoscopy, Colorectal Cancer... More Story with Video....


Early Treatment Equals Better Results for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Study found less disability, lower risk of early deathSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Autoimmune Diseases, Rheumatoid Arthritis... More Story with Video....


FDA Warns 14 Companies on Bogus Cancer 'Cures'
Warning letters issued for treatments sold without approval mainly on websites and in social mediaSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Health Fraud... More Story with Video....


Obesity Quadruples Kids' Type 2 Diabetes Risk
About 415 million people worldwide have the disease, which is costly to treat but can be preventedSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 2, Obesity in Children... More Story with Video....


Opioid-Related Deaths Might Be Underestimated: CDC
Death certificates from drug-linked infections may not label painkillers as possible causeSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Opioid Abuse and Addiction, Pneumonia, Prescription Drug Abuse... More Story with Video....


Seizure Control Key to Avoiding Sudden Death with Epilepsy
Tonic-clonic seizures are a major risk factor for this rare event, new guideline saysSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Epilepsy, Seizures... More Story with Video....


'Mindfulness' Probably Won't Cure Your Back Pain
But one specialist still isn't ruling out this complementary therapySource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Back Pain, Complementary and Integrative Medicine... More Story with Video....


Routine Tests Urged for Pregnancy Complication Preeclampsia
Expert panel recommends blood-pressure check at every prenatal visitSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Health Problems in Pregnancy, High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy... More Story with Video....


Are You Raising an 'Emotional Eater'?
Calming kids with food can start a vicious, fattening cycle, study saysSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Child Nutrition, Eating Disorders, Parenting... More Story with Video....


Artificial Intelligence May Help Combat TB in Remote Regions
Machine diagnoses of deadly lung disease prove highly accurate in tests, study findsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Tuberculosis, X-Rays... More Story with Video....


Mid-Life Exercise Could Jog Your Memory
Combination of aerobic, resistance training best for boosting brain health, study findsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Memory... More Story with Video....


Waist Size, Not Weight, May Be Key to Life Span
Even those who aren't overweight are at risk of death if they've got a paunch, researchers reportSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Diseases, Weight Control... More Story with Video....


Exercise Benefits Aging Hearts, Even Those of The Obese
Physical activity helps ward off heart damage in middle age and beyond, study findsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Heart Failure, Obesity... More Story with Video....


Kids Face Their Own Death Risks When a Sibling Dies
Chance of death is greatest in year after the loss of a brother or sister, researchers reportSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Bereavement, Child Mental Health... More Story with Video....


Most Patients Not Shy about Revealing Sexual Orientation
This information is important and people feel it's relevant to their health, researchers reportSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Health, Health Facilities... More Story with Video....


PSA Testing Rates for Prostate Cancer Have Leveled Off
1 in 3 older men still getting the screen; doctors divided over its valueSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Men's Health, Prostate Cancer Screening, Seniors' Health... More Story with Video....


Counting Your Way to Weight Loss
Standard calorie caps aren't for everyoneSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Weight Control... More Story with Video....


Travelers Bring Malaria Back to U.S., with High Costs
Study finds it leads to more hospitalizations than other travel-related illnessesSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Malaria, Traveler's Health... More Story with Video....


In America's Poorest Communities, a Greater Risk of Child Abuse Deaths
Study authors hope new national data will spur further research and targeted prevention effortsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Child Abuse, Health Disparities... More Story with Video....


Should Prostate Cancer Screening Start Earlier for Black Men?
New study suggests the disease progresses faster for themSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health, Health Disparities, Prostate Cancer Screening... More Story with Video....


Timing of Lunch, Recess May Determine What Kids Eat
Study found children who ate first consumed more vegetables, while those who played first wasted less food Source: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Child Nutrition, Exercise for Children, School Health... More Story with Video....



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