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Pediatricians Revise Guidelines for Teen Victims of Sexual Assault February 27, 2017

Physicians need to be comfortable screening for it, offering additional help if needed

Prison Time Can Be Deadly … to Health February 24, 2017

Inmates at elevated risk of developing cancer, dying from their disease, study finds

10 Daily Servings of Fruits, Veggies a Recipe for Longevity February 23, 2017

Reductions seen in risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer and early death

Lower Back Disk Surgeries May Benefit All Ages February 23, 2017

But older people have a higher risk of minor complications, study finds

Dentists at the Front Line in Diabetes Epidemic February 23, 2017

Severe gum disease can signal undiagnosed case of blood sugar disease

Is Need for More Sleep a Sign of Pending Dementia? February 22, 2017

Study finds an association but doesn't prove cause and effect

Health Tip: Get Your Mouth Healthy Before Cancer Treatment February 22, 2017

Here's what you can do

U.S. Life Expectancy May Rise to Over 80 by 2030 February 22, 2017

But other developed countries expected to have even bigger longevity gains, study says

Many Younger Cancer Survivors Can't Afford Their Meds February 21, 2017

Skipping doses or drugs altogether can be dangerous, U.S. researchers warn

Exercise a Powerful Ally for Breast Cancer Survivors February 21, 2017

Those who worked out were about 40 percent less likely to die from disease, review suggests

Cancer Isn't 'One Size Fits All' for Hispanics February 21, 2017

Study shows wide variance in how different ethnic groups are affected

Self-Checks Help Spot Melanoma's Return February 20, 2017

Patient-detected symptoms were most common way of detecting return of deadly skin cancer, study finds

Chronic Pain More Likely for Poor, Less Educated: Study February 17, 2017

Researchers say more research is needed to determine cause of disparity among older Americans

Low-Fat Meal May Boost Costly Cancer Drug February 17, 2017

But patients shouldn't try this on their own, researcher warns

More 'Extreme Preemies' Are Surviving February 15, 2017

Babies born at 22 and 24 weeks still face tough odds, but neonatal care improvements have been key, doctors say

Heart Disease Could Cost U.S. $1 Trillion Per Year By 2035: Report February 14, 2017

American Heart Association estimates that nearly half of Americans will have heart disease in less than 20 years

'Cooling Caps' May Halt Chemo-Linked Hair Loss February 14, 2017

One of two trials was stopped early because results were so strong

Many Seniors Take Multiple Meds That Can Affect the Brain February 13, 2017

Psychiatrist cautions doctors and patients to consider risks and benefits of each drug

Cancer Survivors Gain From Web-Based Health Care February 10, 2017

But some patients reported missing face-to-face contact, study found

Flu Cases Spiking Across the United States: CDC February 10, 2017

Hospitalizations and deaths among kids and adults on the rise

Many Women Skip Mammograms After False-Positive Result February 09, 2017

But imaging experts stress that doing so may raise risk for actual breast cancer

Is It Parkinson's or Something Else? Blood Test Might Tell February 08, 2017

But new technique needs more study, researchers say

Screening, HPV Vaccine Can Prevent Cervical Cancer: FDA February 08, 2017

Agency recommends getting inoculated between 9 and 26 years old

Too Few High-Risk Women Tested for Breast Cancer Gene: Survey February 07, 2017

Only half got BRCA screen, and more than half of those who didn't said doctors never recommended it

Sickle Cell Trait in Blacks Can Skew Diabetes Test Results February 07, 2017

Inaccurate reading may affect diagnosis and treatment of the blood sugar disease, study says

U.S. Vaccine Guidelines for Flu, HPV Updated February 07, 2017

CDC panel revises immunization advisory for vaccines affecting adults

U.S. Teens Lag on Recommended Vaccinations February 06, 2017

HPV and flu immunization rates remain well below goals, pediatricians' group says

Weight Loss Tied to Lower Risk of Uterine Cancer February 06, 2017

Benefit was greatest in women who were obese and achieved a normal weight, study suggests

For Elderly Needing Home Medical Care, Are Nurse Practitioners the Answer? February 06, 2017

Restrictions in some U.S. states are an obstacle, researcher says

Most Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancers Enjoy Good Sexual Health February 06, 2017

Study finds especially toxic treatments were tied to later issues, but most rated sex lives as positive

Black Americans Still Undertreated for HIV February 03, 2017

Nearly 1 in 4 had progressed to AIDS at time of diagnosis: CDC

10,000 U.S. Seniors Die Within Week of ER Discharge Every Year: Study February 02, 2017

May be due to gaps in medical knowledge about which patients need more attention, researcher says

Too Few Current, Former Smokers Screened for Lung Cancer February 02, 2017

Such testing could cut death rate by 20 percent, American Cancer Society says

Breast Density May Be Leading Indicator of Cancer Risk February 02, 2017

Study suggests it outweighs obesity and family history, but oncologists say more research is needed

Many Breast Cancer Survivors Don't Get Life-Extending Therapy February 02, 2017

Study estimates nearly 15,000 lives saved over decade if all who needed hormone treatment got it

Sticking With One Doctor May Help Keep Seniors Out of the Hospital February 02, 2017

Study found those who saw the same physician over time had fewer admissions

Hormonal Drug Boosts Survival After Prostate Cancer's Return: Study February 01, 2017

But, newer and possibly more effective drugs now available and being studied

Heart Risks May Boost Women's Colon Cancer Risk, Too February 01, 2017

This was true even in normal-weight women, study suggests

Poverty Takes 2 Years Off Your Life: Study February 01, 2017

Lack of money can be as damaging to health as inactivity, researchers find

What You Don't Know About Cancer Can Kill You February 01, 2017

Too few Americans realize that obesity, alcohol and inactivity boost risk for disease, survey finds

Health Tip: Strength Training Is For Seniors, Too February 01, 2017

How it may help older people

Is There a Link Between Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer? January 31, 2017

Type 2 diabetes onset or worsening may be early sign of deadly, hard-to-detect cancer, study suggests

Can Breath Test Detect Stomach Cancers Earlier? January 31, 2017

New technology may also spot esophageal cancers sooner, but more study is needed

Good News for Older Women With Early Form of Breast Cancer January 27, 2017

A diagnosis of DCIS doesn't lower life expectancy in patients over 50, study finds

Anxiety May Lead to Unneeded Prostate Cancer Treatments January 27, 2017

Researchers suggest that dealing with a patient's distress may lead to better choices, improve quality of life

Joints That Make Those Popping or Cracking Sounds January 27, 2017

The noises may be irritating, but they're typically normal, orthopedic doctors say

Check Your Neck for Thyroid Abnormalities January 26, 2017

20 million Americans have thyroid disease, but only 4 out of 10 know it, doctors say

Gut Bacteria May Link Diet, Colon Cancer, Study Says January 26, 2017

High-fiber foods associated with lower risk of certain tumors

Mental Health May Affect Chances Against Cancer January 26, 2017

Early research suggests anxiety, depression might raise risk of dying from certain malignancies

Gene Therapy Helps 2 Babies Fight Type of Leukemia January 25, 2017

Tweaking T-cells from healthy donor allowed infants to reach remission, researchers report

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