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Seniors Often Have Trouble Managing Money, Medicines April 28, 2017

By 85, many could use a hand, study finds

Most Seniors Use Cellphones While Behind the Wheel April 28, 2017

Some even do it with kids in the car, survey finds

Rydapt Approved for Adults With Acute Myeloid Leukemia April 28, 2017

A blood cancer that forms in the bone marrow

Kids' Sun Safety Means 'Slip, Slap, Slop' April 28, 2017

Skin cancer expert offers advice for protection against summer rays

Money Pressures Mount When a Spouse Gets Cancer April 27, 2017

Household income drops as much as 9 percent, new research finds

Docs May Miss Major Cause of Vision Loss in Seniors April 27, 2017

1 in 4 cases of age-related macular degeneration initially goes unrecognized, research suggests

Study Says Blood-Chromosome Test Predicts Lung Cancer's Return April 26, 2017

Unstable chromosomes quadruple a patient's risk of relapse, death within 2 years, researchers report

Cancer Risk Rises After Childhood Organ Transplant: Study April 26, 2017

Yet overall chances to any one child remain low, researchers stressed

Women Fare Poorly With Aortic Aneurysm: Study April 26, 2017

British study says their treatment, compared to men, needs drastic improvement

Puberty's Onset May Depend on DNA April 25, 2017

British researchers zero in on genetic links between early puberty and increased cancer risk

Delay a Needed Colonoscopy at Your Own Risk April 25, 2017

After a stool test shows potential trouble, speedy follow-up could be key, study finds

Blood Test May Gauge Death Risk After Surgery April 25, 2017

Scientists must determine how to save lives using that potential insight, cardiac experts say

FDA Warns 14 Companies on Bogus Cancer 'Cures' April 25, 2017

Warning letters issued for treatments sold without approval mainly on websites and in social media

Routine Tests Urged for Pregnancy Complication Preeclampsia April 25, 2017

Expert panel recommends blood-pressure check at every prenatal visit

Exercise Benefits Aging Hearts, Even Those of the Obese April 24, 2017

Physical activity helps ward off heart damage in middle age and beyond, study finds

PSA Testing Rates for Prostate Cancer Have Leveled Off April 24, 2017

1 in 3 older men still getting the screen; doctors divided over its value

The Top 5 Conditions That Shorten Americans' Lives -- And Are Preventable April 24, 2017

Obesity steals the most years of all, researchers say

Should Prostate Cancer Screening Start Earlier for Black Men? April 24, 2017

New study suggests the disease progresses faster for them

Could Breast Milk Tests Replace Mammograms? April 24, 2017

Scientists hope to improve breast cancer screening of younger women

High Blood Pressure: A Silver Lining for Ovarian Cancer Patients? April 18, 2017

Study finds prognosis may have some surprising influences

Seniors' Well-Being May Get a Boost From Green Spaces April 17, 2017

Small study detects positive brain changes from urban oases

Just 1 in 5 Mentally Ill Women Gets Cervical Cancer Screenings April 17, 2017

Rates of the disease tend to be higher in this group, researcher says

When Parents Get Vaccinated, Their Kids Do Too April 17, 2017

Flu shot study showed that healthy vaccination practices may run in the family

More Asian-American Women Getting Breast Cancer April 14, 2017

Out of 7 nationality groups studied, only Japanese women didn't have an overall increase in the disease

Vaccine Targeting Brain Tumors Seems Safe in Study April 14, 2017

Combo therapy may also extend survival of glioblastoma patients, but more research needed

Seniors' Brain Changes Could Make Them Vulnerable to Scams April 14, 2017

Researchers hope to some day be able to identify who's at risk before they're financially victimized

Kidney Disease a Big Contributor to Heart-Related Deaths: Study April 13, 2017

Finding points to need for screening for kidney function

It's Yoga to the Rescue for Prostate Cancer Patients April 13, 2017

Study suggests the ancient practice might ease side effects of therapy

Black Americans' Cancer Rates Differ by Birthplace April 13, 2017

Researchers spot distinctions between African-born immigrants and blacks born in U.S.

Health Tip: Checking Your Child's Moles April 13, 2017

Characteristics you should watch for

Do Marathons' Road Closures Lead to More Local Deaths? April 12, 2017

Elderly with heart problems fare worse on race days, perhaps due to delays in care, researchers say

Misunderstood Gene Tests May Lead to Unnecessary Mastectomies April 12, 2017

Half of breast cancer patients who had both breasts removed unsure of genetic risk of more cancers: study

Many Docs Don't Discuss Prostate Cancer Screening Pros and Cons April 11, 2017

Men with lower incomes, education and no insurance less likely to receive pretest counseling, study finds

Household Flame Retardants Tied to Thyroid Cancer Risk April 11, 2017

One chemical in particular was linked in study to larger, more aggressive tumors

Updated Prostate Cancer Test Guidelines Now Stress Patient Choice April 11, 2017

Men aged 55 to 69 should discuss PSA blood screen with their doctor, expert panel recommends

Mammogram Guidelines Have Changed, But Are Doctors Listening? April 10, 2017

Study finds that most still recommend the breast cancer screen for women in their early 40s

Xanax, Valium May Boost Pneumonia Risk in Alzheimer's Patients April 10, 2017

Researchers suspect people may breathe saliva or food into their lungs due to fatigue from the drugs

Who Really Needs All Those Heart Tests? April 07, 2017

Overtreatment may lead to excess worry and worse outcomes, report says

Health Tip: Eat Healthy After Radiation Therapy April 07, 2017

It's important to eat, even if you aren't hungry

Can Smog Raise Breast Cancer Risk? April 07, 2017

Exposure to fine-particle air pollution linked to dense breast tissue, a risk factor for tumors, study finds

Syphilis Rates Spike Among U.S. Gay, Bisexual Men: CDC April 06, 2017

Awareness and practicing safe sex are key to curbing the growing rate of syphilis, sexual health experts say

Fewer Than 1,000 Used Oregon's Right-to-Die Law by 2015 April 06, 2017

Discussing their death wishes is paramount for most, not actually hastening their demise, expert says

4 in 10 U.S. Adults Under 60 Carry HPV April 06, 2017

But vaccine should turn the tide against virus that can cause cancer, sexual health expert says

Droughts Tied to Climate Change Could Bring Health Risks for Seniors April 06, 2017

Danger is greatest for people in areas where extreme rain shortages are uncommon, researchers find

Many Disabled Adults Aren't Screened for Colon Cancer: Study April 05, 2017

Transportation issues, lack of awareness and other barriers may be at issue

Surgery May Be Best for Advanced Melanoma April 05, 2017

Patients who had lesions reaching the belly removed lived about 18 months longer, study says

Good Sleep Does Get Tougher With Age April 05, 2017

Review suggests many seniors struggle to get deep, restorative slumber, adding to health problems

'Cancer Profile' Is Changing for Americans With HIV April 05, 2017

AIDS-linked tumors predicted to decline by 2030

Prolonged Antibiotic Use Tied to Precancerous Colon Growths April 05, 2017

Drugs that alter gut bacteria might set stage for polyp development, researcher says

High Thyroid Hormone Levels Tied to Stiffer Arteries April 04, 2017

Measuring these levels might help identify people at risk of heart disease, researcher says

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