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Obese Kids a Universal Target for Bullies August 02, 2015

Survey finds parents favor stronger policies, laws to address weight-based abuse

Mineral Supplement: Wild Chimps May Eat Clay for Health July 31, 2015

Biologists say the animals may be boosting minerals in diet or 'detoxing'

Too Much Facebook, Twitter Tied to Poor Mental Health in Teens July 31, 2015

Study found those on social media sites more than 2 hours a day were more likely to have problems

Regular, Moderate Coffee Drinking Tied to Better Brain Health in Seniors July 31, 2015

But those who upped daily intake actually had higher odds for a precursor to dementia, researchers say

Do Sporty Teen Girls Live Longer, Healthier Lives? July 31, 2015

Exercise from 13 to 19 cut odds for early death from cancer and all causes, researchers say

Stand, Don't Sit, to Get Healthier, Researchers Say July 31, 2015

Even if you exercise, sitting for long periods linked to higher blood sugar, cholesterol levels

Just 1 in 3 Seniors With Diabetes Has Disease Under Control July 30, 2015

Blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels key to managing disease, experts say

Too Few U.S. Teens Getting HPV Vaccine: CDC July 30, 2015

4 out of 10 girls, 6 out of 10 boys haven't started series that helps prevent some cancers, survey finds

Health Tip: Enjoy Berries July 30, 2015

They're good for you

How Well Does the Newly Approved Weight-Loss 'Balloon' Work? July 29, 2015

Expert notes it will probably only be effective for short-term weight loss

Balloon Device Approved to Treat Obesity July 29, 2015

Inflated in stomach, it may create sense of fullness

FDA Approves 'Belly Balloon' Device for Weight Loss July 29, 2015

Inflated with sterile solution and kept in stomach for no more than 6 months, it makes people feel full

Weight at First Pregnancy Linked to Complications Next Time July 28, 2015

Risk remains even for women who get to a healthy size, researchers say

Heart Disease, Alzheimer's Linked by Common Risk Factors July 28, 2015

Study finds diabetes, smoking and obesity also affect brain areas tied in memory

Does Facebook Lead Young Women to Dangerous Diets? July 27, 2015

Risk is highest for those who use social media site to compare themselves to friends, study finds

Drug Makers May Delay Reporting Patient Harms to FDA: Study July 27, 2015

Analysis found roughly 10 percent of cases were filed after 15-day deadline passed

High Blood Sugar May Boost Alzheimer's Risk July 27, 2015

Insulin resistance can inhibit signaling between brain cells and affect memory, study suggests

Praluent Approved to Treat High Cholesterol July 27, 2015

For people at risk of heart attack or stroke

Many Young Cancer Patients Unaware of Fertility Preservation Options July 27, 2015

Almost 1 in 3 weren't told cancer treatment might affect ability to have a baby later

Teens Using E-Cigs More Prone to Take Up Smoking: Study July 27, 2015

Experts want greater regulation of these nicotine-containing products

New Moms Often Get Poor Advice on Baby Care: Study July 27, 2015

Tips from family or media can run counter to expert guidelines on vaccines, breast-feeding

School's Out, Fattening Behaviors Are In July 26, 2015

Kids eat more sugar, watch more TV over summer vacation, study says

FDA OKs First of New Class of Cholesterol Drugs July 24, 2015

Praluent for people with prior history of heart attack or stroke who've already tried a statin

Transgender Youth Don't Have Hormone Abnormalities July 24, 2015

Levels generally match those of gender assigned at birth, study finds

New Skin Cancer Drug Approved by FDA July 24, 2015

Odomzo is a pill for locally advanced basal cell carcinoma

Technivie Approved for Hepatitis C July 24, 2015

For people with a genetic subtype of the liver infection

Odomzo Approved for Recurring Basal Cell Carcinoma July 24, 2015

A common form of skin cancer

High School Band Classes May Boost Teen Brains July 24, 2015

Study suggests music instruction can help students do better in school

Medical Marijuana May Pose Risk to Teens, Study Suggests July 24, 2015

Having access to legal source of pot was linked to greater addiction risk than buying drug illegally

FDA Wants to Strengthen Sugar Labeling July 24, 2015

Adding 'percent daily value' would help consumers avoid unneeded, harmful calories, agency says

Test to Differentiate HIV Viruses Approved July 24, 2015

Among people two years and older

'Bath Salts' Not Widespread in U.S. High Schools, Survey Finds July 23, 2015

But nearly one in five teens who tried the stimulants are regular users

Healthy Diet May Help Shield the Aging Brain July 23, 2015

Older adults who ate better maintained problem-solving and planning skills, study finds

U.S. Health Officials Examine Pot-Linked Death in Colorado July 23, 2015

Experts aren't clear on cause, but undiagnosed mental illness might have played a part

Health Tip: Get More Nutrients July 23, 2015

Make a few simple adjustments to your menu

Teen Drinking, Smoking on the Decline, U.S. Study Finds July 22, 2015

But, research also notes more teens are trying marijuana

U.S. Teens Waiting Longer to Have Sex: CDC July 22, 2015

Report finds less than half of those aged 15 to 19 have had intercourse

Low Birth Weight Tied to Higher Type 2 Diabetes Risk Decades Later July 22, 2015

Risk was even greater if the person also had an unhealthy adult lifestyle, study found

High Soda Intake May Boost Diabetes Risk, Even Without Obesity July 22, 2015

Daily sugary drink tied to 13 percent increased risk over a decade, study finds

Psoriasis Drug May Help Preserve Pancreas Cells in Type 1 Diabetes July 21, 2015

Used early after diagnosis, drug appears to have long-lasting effects, study reports

Mental Illness Afflicts Many Juveniles in Jail July 21, 2015

Problems more common among girls than boys, study finds

The Dreaded 'Dad Bod' Is Real July 21, 2015

First-time fathers tend to add on extra pounds, researchers say

Impotence Linked to Risk of Type 2 Diabetes July 20, 2015

Middle-aged men with erectile dysfunction may be at even greater risk, study suggests

Could Antibiotics Raise a Child's Risk for Juvenile Arthritis? July 20, 2015

Odds are low, but study points to another downside of overuse

Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Higher Risk of Dementia July 20, 2015

Study found people with blood sugar disorder were about 80 percent more likely to have memory troubles

Time Spent Sitting May Not Affect Diet, Study Suggests July 17, 2015

But that's still no reason to avoid exercise, researchers and experts say

Could That Before-Dinner Drink Make You Eat More? July 17, 2015

In some people, alcohol causes the brain to focus on food aromas, study finds

Many Obese Teens Don't Think They're Fat, Study Shows July 17, 2015

Weight problem has to be recognized before it can be addressed, researchers say

Health Tip: Dig Into Healthier Southern Foods July 17, 2015

Lighten salty dishes with seasonings

Most Obese People Will Never Reach Normal Weight: Study July 16, 2015

Though odds of losing 5 percent of body weight were better, three-quarters gained it back in five years

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