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Health Tip: Bake a Healthier Holiday Treat December 19, 2014

Cut calories and boost nutrition

Some Blood Types Might Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study December 19, 2014

But experts question value of finding when so many other risk factors for disease can be changed

Xtoro Approved for Swimmer's Ear December 18, 2014

Infection's symptoms include pain, swelling and redness

Health Tip: Tossing Leftover Food December 18, 2014

A timeline of when food tends to go bad

Health Tip: Eating Disorder Can Hurt Your Child December 18, 2014

Here are possible health consequences

New System Targets Germs in Donated Blood Plasma December 17, 2014

Reduces risk of infected donation

College Students Say 'Curiosity' Leads Them to Fake Pot December 17, 2014

Preventive measures should target younger kids, survey suggests

Few Parents Think 18-Year-Olds Can Handle Their Health Care December 17, 2014

Yet poll says two-thirds think older teens should be able to take charge

'Low-GI' Diet May Not Benefit Blood Sugar December 17, 2014

Focus should be on eating healthy foods rather than glycemic index, experts say

Only 4 in 10 Americans Eat Heart-Healthy Nuts Each Day, CDC Says December 17, 2014

Even fewer consume an amount thought to help curb heart disease, study found

Poor Students Eat Healthier Foods at School, Study Finds December 16, 2014

Having fruits and vegetables available boosts nutrition for some, researchers say

FDA Warns Against Fetal 'Keepsake' Videos December 16, 2014

Ultrasound imaging, heartbeat monitoring should be left to medical professionals, agency says

First Newborn Screening Test Approved for Rare Immune Disorder December 16, 2014

Blood test can help identify Severe Combined Immunodeficiency

Yoga May Cut Heart Disease Risk Factors December 16, 2014

Review found those who took yoga classes saw improvements in blood pressure, cholesterol, weight

Timing of First Period Tied to Women's Later Heart Risk: Study December 15, 2014

Getting it earlier or later raised chances of trouble, experts think childhood obesity might be at play

New Test Estimates Risk of Heart Disease December 15, 2014

Agency says best results obtained for black women

Drug Interactions Common Among Hospitalized Kids, Study Says December 15, 2014

Medication combos may cause side effects or reduce treatment effectiveness, expert notes

Obese Kids' Brains Show Stronger Response to Sugar: Study December 15, 2014

Research suggests that some children may be 'wired' to crave sweet foods

E-Cigarette Use May Be Rising Among Teens December 15, 2014

Nearly one-third of those surveyed in Hawaii have tried the devices

Exercise, Diet May Be Key to Beating a Common Irregular Heartbeat December 12, 2014

Atrial fibrillation often hits older people, but study shows getting healthier can curb it

Cyramza Approval Expanded to Include Non-Small Lung Cancer December 12, 2014

Drug blocks blood supply that fuels tumors

Low-Fat Diet May Boost Survival for Some Breast Cancer Patients December 12, 2014

Women without estrogen-dependent disease benefited most in study

Health Tip: Make Simple Swaps for a Healthier Breakfast December 12, 2014

Eat a waffle instead of a doughnut

Screening Test Approved for Viruses That Cause Blood Cancer December 11, 2014

Screen looks for viruses tied to a number of blood cancers or abnormalities

Could a Supplement Prevent Weight Gain? December 11, 2014

Chemical compound curbed appetite in study, but more research is needed before marketing

More Young Adults Getting Preventive Care After Obamacare, Study Finds December 11, 2014

More people in early 20s getting blood pressure and routine health checks

Millions of U.S. Kids Still Can Buy 'Harmful' E-Cigarettes: CDC December 11, 2014

10 states, D.C. permit sales to children, report says

Almost All U.S. Teens Are Sleep Deprived, Study Finds December 11, 2014

Too-early school start times are one big factor, experts say

For Young Kids, Too Little Sleep Linked to Later Obesity December 11, 2014

Sleep issues, such as sleep apnea, also associated with excess weight, study finds

Health Tip: Seniors, Focus on Nutrient-Dense Foods December 11, 2014

Eat plenty of fruit and veggies

Progress Still Needed on 'Race Gap' in Older Americans' Health December 10, 2014

Blacks have made some gains, especially in the West, but whites still fare better overall, study finds

FDA Approves Cervical Cancer Vaccine That Covers More HPV Strains December 10, 2014

Gardasil 9 protects against 9 types of the virus, compared to the 4 covered by Gardasil

Gardasil Approved for Additional Types of HPV December 10, 2014

Virus can lead to cervical cancer

Does High-Fructose Corn Syrup Make People Hungrier? December 10, 2014

Study suggests link between fructose and obesity

Many Women Don't Lose Those Pregnancy Pounds, Study Finds December 09, 2014

One-third who had been normal weight before giving birth were overweight or obese a year later

Technology Helps Manage Diabetes: FDA December 08, 2014

Insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors assist with blood sugar management

Hookah Use May Make Cigarette Habit More Likely in Teens December 08, 2014

Researchers found similar trend for young users of a chewing tobacco called snus

BPA in Canned Goods May Raise Your Blood Pressure: Study December 08, 2014

Finding is latest to raise health concerns about the common estrogen-like chemical

Painkiller Tramadol Linked to Low Blood Sugar December 08, 2014

Study finds the drug may be riskier than expected

Summer Jobs Help Keep Kids Out of Trouble, Study Suggests December 05, 2014

And the effect lasts months after employment ends, researchers find

Obesity Can Cause 'Silent' Damage to Heart December 05, 2014

Study shows excess weight harms cardiovascular system without symptoms

Painkiller Abuse More Likely for Those Who Skip College: Study December 05, 2014

Link is especially true for females

Longer Breast-Feeding May Protect Infants at Risk for Obesity December 05, 2014

Those who drank mother's milk for less than 2 months were more likely to gain extra weight

Study Casts Doubt on Low-Dose Aspirin for Women Under 65 December 05, 2014

Benefits of cutting heart disease and cancer risk is clearer in older women, but use should be individualized, experts say

Obesity-Related Ills May Shave Up to 8 Years Off Your Life: Study December 05, 2014

Excess weight also shortens the time you live free of chronic diseases that lower quality of life, researchers say

Jakafi Approved for Chronic Bone Marrow Disease December 04, 2014

First drug sanctioned in U.S. for polycythemia vera

Exercise After Weight-Loss Surgery Yields Added Health Gains December 04, 2014

Physical activity reduced risk factors for diabetes, study says

Vitamins May Help Prevent Eye Problems After Weight-Loss Surgery, Study Finds December 04, 2014

Vision-related complications can range from dry eye to night blindness

Health Tip: Pack a Healthier Lunch December 04, 2014

Suggestions for what to include

FDA Advisors Not Sold on Lifting Ban on Gay Men Giving Blood December 03, 2014

But American Red Cross, other groups urge easing restrictions due to better blood screening

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