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'Spare Tire' May Be Tougher on Your Heart Than 'Love Handles' September 26, 2016

Study links deep belly fat to greater odds for cardiovascular risk factors

Amjevita OK'd to Treat Inflammatory Diseases September 26, 2016

For several arthritic and gastrointestinal conditions

Eliminate Sweetened Drinks, Cut Kids' Sugar Intake September 26, 2016

Average U.S. child consumes about 80 grams daily, nutritionist says, putting health at risk

9 of 10 U.S. Teens Don't Get Enough Exercise September 26, 2016

And bad habits continue after high school for most, study shows

Smart City Planning Can Cut Deadly Diseases, Improve Air Quality September 26, 2016

Study found big benefit in limiting urban sprawl, encouraging walking and biking

How Older People Can Head Off Dangerous Drug Interactions September 24, 2016

Taking multiple medications and supplements could cause serious problems, FDA warns

Healthy Diet as Teen, Less Weight Gain as Adult September 23, 2016

Study suggests food choices made at 15 may establish long-term eating habits

Gardening May Give Kids' Diets a Boost September 23, 2016

Those who gardened ate more fruits, veggies by the time they were in college, study shows

New MRSA Strain Found in Denmark September 23, 2016

Researchers believe it was spread through contaminated imported poultry

Smoking Losing Its Cool With Kids, CDC Says September 22, 2016

Fewer teens are smoking or showing interest in cigarettes and cigars, but e-cigs a concern

Do Open Floor Plans Invite Overeating? September 22, 2016

Fewer calories are consumed in closed kitchen spaces, study says

Around the World, Holidays Bring Added Pounds September 21, 2016

Findings from Germany, Japan and the United States suggest festive seasons spur overeating

Why the Teen Years May Not Be Lean Years September 21, 2016

Adolescents burn about 450 fewer calories daily than 10-year-olds, study finds

'Obesity Gene' Doesn't Affect Ability to Lose Weight: Report September 21, 2016

Lifestyle, environment likely play bigger roles when dropping pounds, researchers say

Health Tip: Make Time for Family Dinners September 21, 2016

Here are potential benefits

Obese Kids Have Different Germs in Their Gut September 20, 2016

Targeting specific types of bacteria might one day help treat childhood obesity, research suggests

Stress Might Undercut Benefits of Healthy Diet for Women September 20, 2016

Finding show importance of coping skills in tough times, researcher says

Early Introduction of Eggs, Peanuts May Cut Kids' Allergy Risk: Study September 20, 2016

Allergy specialist suggests existing guidelines on introducing foods may be outdated

Close Bond Between Kids, Parents Has Long-Term Health Benefits September 20, 2016

Childhood mistreatment offsets the advantages of growing up in a well-off home, research shows

Healthy Diet May Be Key to Kids' Reading Skills September 19, 2016

More fruits, vegetables, fish and whole grains linked to higher test scores in study

Sleep Troubles, Heart Troubles? September 19, 2016

American Heart Association says it's too soon to say what's the optimal amount of shut-eye

Carrot-Stick Approach: A Way to Get Folks to Eat More Veggies, Fruits September 19, 2016

Study of financial incentives for healthful eating also banned payments for sugary foods, sodas

FDA OKs 1st Drug to Treat Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy September 19, 2016

Exondys 51 seems to fill unmet need for devastating childhood disease, agency says

First Drug Approved for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy September 19, 2016

Exondys 51 sanctioned for certain gene mutation

Canada's First Nations People Face Greater Diabetes Risk September 19, 2016

8 of 10 will develop the blood sugar disease, and decades sooner than others, researchers say

2 of 3 Parents Want Schools to Expand Health Education September 19, 2016

Survey shows many want kids to be taught about managing stress, depression and bullying

For College Freshmen, Four-Legged Friends Chase Away Homesickness September 19, 2016

Dog therapy helps boost students' life satisfaction, researchers say

'Baby-Led' Weaning Doesn't Raise Choking Risk: Study September 19, 2016

But only give softened 'finger foods' to infants and watch them while they eat, researcher says

Health Tip: For a Healthier Diet, Plan Ahead September 19, 2016

Suggestions for cooking in advance

Health Tip: Fill Up On Low-Calorie Foods September 19, 2016

Eat healthy amounts and still lose weight

Suicide Can Strike Children as Young as 5: Study September 19, 2016

Overall numbers are low, but researchers say prevention efforts are needed

Severe Obesity and Heart Failure September 16, 2016

Study sees link even without other conditions such as high cholesterol or high blood pressure

Kids With Bipolar Disorder More Likely to Abuse Drugs, Alcohol: Study September 16, 2016

And those who also have conduct disorder seem to face an even greater risk

Overweight Kids Often Shunned, Bullied September 16, 2016

School health programs should urge healthy behaviors, acceptance of different body shapes, study shows

Balloon Device Approved for Eustachian Tube Problems September 16, 2016

Designed to relieve pain or clogged sensations in ear

For Kids Playing Pokemon Go, Catch These Safety Tips September 16, 2016

Pediatrics group praises physical activity but warns game could be a dangerous distraction

Marriage May Help Diabetics Keep Weight Off September 16, 2016

Study also found it lowered chances of risk factors for heart disease among men, but not women

Could Fish Oil Fatty Acids Raise a Woman's Risk for Diabetes? September 16, 2016

Long-term French study finds an association between the two

Childhood Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall: CDC September 16, 2016

Brain cancer supplants leukemia as the leading killer

31 Million Older Americans Aren't Getting Enough Exercise September 15, 2016

Inactivity boosts their risk for falls, broken bones, serious disease and early death, CDC warns

Diet or Exercise: What's Best for the Middle-Aged Heart September 15, 2016

Study finds each effective, as long as healthy weight loss is the result

Scientists Debunk the '5-Second Rule' September 15, 2016

Germs can transfer almost instantly to food dropped on the floor, study shows

Study Sees Link Between Long Naps, Type 2 Diabetes Risk September 15, 2016

But the research did not prove cause-and-effect

Fruits, Veggies Powerful Rx for Kidney Disease: Study September 14, 2016

Researchers found 3 to 4 extra servings a day lowered blood pressure, cut medication costs

Laser Device Approved for Nearsightedness September 14, 2016

Surgery permanently reshapes eye's cornea

Bodybuilders' Steroid Abuse Linked to Pre-Diabetic Condition September 14, 2016

Misuse of these drugs may interfere with how the body uses the hormone insulin, research shows

Health Tip: Too Busy for Breakfast? September 14, 2016

Here are quick but healthy options

Sugar Companies Shifted Focus to Fat as Heart Harm: Study September 13, 2016

Decades-old documents show researchers were paid to influence scientific thinking, researchers say

Pilots on Insulin Therapy Can Safely Fly Commercial Planes: Study September 13, 2016

But they must check blood sugar before and during flights, regulations say

Health Tip: Create a Heart-Healthy Salad September 13, 2016

Staples to make it more nutritious and interesting

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