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Erratic Sleep May Make Teens Hungrier March 05, 2015

Researcher says findings provide insight into obesity in young people

Gut Germs May Influence Success of Weight Loss Surgery March 05, 2015

Study found having certain microbes may lead to fewer pounds shed

Just a Half Hour of Lost Sleep Linked Weight Gain March 05, 2015

And that sleep shortage may have implications for diabetes, study says

Minorities More Likely to Gain Weight in Childhood, Report Shows March 05, 2015

Puts them at greater risk for being overweight, obese adults than whites, researcher says

Teen Suicides by Hanging on the Rise Across U.S. March 05, 2015

CDC urges doctors, others to look for warning signs

Mouse Study Points to Potential Weight-Loss Agent March 05, 2015

Molecule found in tree leaves helped female mice shed weight, but had no effect on males

Healthy Living in Middle Age Keeps Heart Failure at Bay Decades Later March 05, 2015

Avoid obesity, hypertension, diabetes and you may live up to 13 more years without the illness, study finds

Veggie-Rich Diets May Mean Lower Heart Risks March 05, 2015

Study found people who ate more plant foods than animal products less likely to die from heart disease

Stress May Undermine Heart Benefits of Exercise March 05, 2015

Study found teens who lacked coping skills faced raised heart risks that physical fitness did not counter

Statins Linked to Raised Risk of Type 2 Diabetes March 05, 2015

Large Finnish study found a nearly 50 percent increase in people taking cholesterol-lowering drugs

Another Study Finds Mediterranean Diet May Cut Heart Risks March 04, 2015

People who followed it closely were 47 percent less likely to develop disease

Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Stem Further Damage After Heart Attack March 04, 2015

Survivors who took large, daily dose of prescription-only capsules showed less decline in heart function

Early Studies See No Heart Risk From Testosterone Therapy March 04, 2015

But experts agree more research is needed, especially in light of FDA warning

Opdivo Approval Expanded to Include Lung Cancer March 04, 2015

The leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.

14 Percent of Toddlers May Be Drinking Coffee March 04, 2015

Boston survey also found that 2.5 percent of 1-year-olds get a java jolt

Fried Foods Tied to Raised Heart Failure Risk March 03, 2015

Eaten regularly, they might boost chances as much as 68 percent, study finds

Helping Student-Athletes With Mental Health Issues March 03, 2015

Guidelines issued for U.S. high schools

Health Tip: Count Your Calories March 03, 2015

Are you trying to maintain, lose or gain weight?

Love Coffee? Your Heart May, Too March 03, 2015

Three to five cups daily appeared to lower risk of clogged arteries, study says

Any Exercise Is Good, But Higher-Intensity May Be Better March 02, 2015

Brisk walking drops blood sugar more than a slower walk, study finds

Nuts May Lengthen Your Life, Study Suggests March 02, 2015

It hints, but doesn't prove, they might reduce risk of death from heart disease, other causes

1 in 5 U.S. Teen Girls Physically or Sexually Abused While Dating March 02, 2015

National survey finds one in 10 teen boys also experiences dating violence

Very Obese Kids May Face Higher Heart Risks Than Thought March 02, 2015

Study found half had high blood pressure, half had high cholesterol and 15 percent were diabetic

Teens Can Easily Buy E-Cigarettes Online March 02, 2015

Study finds minors successfully purchased smoking devices 3 out of 4 times tried

Growth Checks in Children Might Spot Celiac Disease March 02, 2015

The gastrointestinal illness typically slows height, weight gains, experts say

Health Tip: Recovering From a Run March 02, 2015

Drink fluids and eat a snack

When Babies Spit Up, Don't Panic February 27, 2015

Expert offers tips on lowering chances of episodes, knowing when to worry

ER Physician Raises Concerns About Powdered Caffeine February 27, 2015

One teaspoon of substance equivalent to about 25 cups of coffee

Health Tip: Offer Kids the 5 Food Groups February 27, 2015

Here are suggested healthier choices

Health Tip: What's Triggering Your Irritable Bowel Syndrome? February 27, 2015

Factors that can spur symptoms

Could Coffee Lower Risk of Multiple Sclerosis? February 26, 2015

Studies link several cups daily with reduced odds for the disease

Get Checked for Diabetes While Getting Your Teeth Cleaned? February 26, 2015

Study found testing blood from mouth was as accurate as finger prick at diagnosing condition

Good Supermarkets in Poor Areas May Not Prompt Better Eating February 26, 2015

Study found no change in availability of healthy foods for children in low-income homes

New Antibiotic Avycaz Approved February 26, 2015

Combination drug sanctioned for abdominal, urinary tract infections

Could a Bad Night's Sleep Make You Eat More Fatty Food? February 26, 2015

Study suggests it might, raising the risk for potential weight gain

Health Tip: Eat Right to Get Through Winter February 26, 2015

Help battle winter doldrums

ADHD May Raise Odds for Premature Death February 26, 2015

Risk is small, but a sign the disorder is a serious problem, experts say

Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Some Pregnancy Complications, Raise Others February 25, 2015

Study finds gestational diabetes less likely, but smaller infants more common

Additives in Processed Foods May Alter Gut Bacteria February 25, 2015

Study in mice suggests changes might raise risk of bowel diseases and metabolic syndrome

U.S. Officials Pinpoint Common Sources of Foodborne Illnesses February 24, 2015

Almost 2 million Americans fall ill each year, report notes

Farydak Approved for Multiple Myeloma February 24, 2015

Blood cancer kills more than 10,000 Americans annually

Health Tip: Maintaining Healthy Habits February 24, 2015

Suggestions to keep weight off

Low Levels of Vitamin D Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk February 23, 2015

Association was found even when people weren't overweight, researchers said

Arsenic in Well Water Can Raise Level in Baby Formula: Study February 23, 2015

Researchers found overall amounts low, but recommend testing privately supplied tap water

A Little Fat, Sugar OK for Kids If Diet Is Healthy: Study February 23, 2015

Do what's necessary to make nutrient-rich foods palatable, pediatricians say

Host of Factors Influence Baby's Immune System February 23, 2015

Breast-feeding, less sterile environment spurs healthier makeup of gut bacteria, researchers report

New Device Treats Superficial Varicose Veins February 20, 2015

Adhesive product cuts off blood supply in unsightly leg vessels

FDA OKs New Varicose Vein Treatment February 20, 2015

It seals affected veins with adhesive agent, agency says

U.S. Dietary Guidelines Take Aim at Sugar February 20, 2015

And continue to endorse fruits, vegetables and unsaturated fats

Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Lower Levels of Key Nutrients in Women February 20, 2015

But researchers aren't sure whether differences are cause or effect of inflammatory disease

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