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Many New Teen Drivers 'Crash' in Simulated Driving Task July 03, 2015

Study suggests despite getting licenses, adolescents lacked key skills to stay safe

Mass Killings, School Shootings in U.S. May Be 'Contagious' July 02, 2015

These events appear to inspire similar tragedies afterward, study suggests

Many Americans Trying to Cut Their Salt Intake: CDC July 02, 2015

Overall, half of adults surveyed recently said they were trying to avoid sodium

Orkambi Approved for Cystic Fibrosis July 02, 2015

When disease caused by mutated gene from each parent

Summer Danger: BBQ Grill Brush Wires Causing Big Health Woes July 02, 2015

If ingested, stray wire bristles can pierce throat, intestines, public health experts warn.

Health Tip: Pack Food and Water for Camping July 02, 2015

Suggestions for safe storage

Promise From a New Weight-Loss Drug July 01, 2015

Two-thirds who took Saxenda lost 5 percent of body weight, study shows

Unapproved Ear Drops Targeted by FDA July 01, 2015

These prescription meds have been available for years, but safety, quality are concerns

Are Too Many Young Americans Getting Antipsychotics for ADHD? July 01, 2015

Study shows rise in prescriptions for the powerful medications, even though they're not OK'd for this use

Weight-Loss Surgery May Beat Diet, Exercise as Type 2 Diabetes Treatment July 01, 2015

After procedure, many patients no longer need medications, researchers find

Obese Teens Less Likely to Use Birth Control July 01, 2015

Heavy adolescent girls at greater risk for unintended pregnancy, study shows

Surging Food Supply Linked to Global Obesity Epidemic July 01, 2015

Boost in available calories comes largely from ultra-processed, inexpensive foods, expert says

Endurance Athletes Should Only Drink When Thirsty, Experts Say June 30, 2015

Consuming excess fluids can lead to dangerous drop in sodium levels

Health Tip: Get Enough Vitamin D June 30, 2015

For stronger bones

'Novice Driver' Car Decals Don't Cut Crash Rates: Study June 30, 2015

Researchers suspect other restrictions for those with learner permits help to reduce accidents

Fish-Related Food Poisoning in Florida Under-Reported June 29, 2015

Survey finds many more fishermen sick after eating barracuda, grouper than previously thought

Can Orange Juice, Grapefruit Raise Your Melanoma Risk? June 29, 2015

Study authors think compounds in citrus may sensitize skin to sunlight, but further study needed

Diabetes Rates Fall in Neighborhoods With Healthy Food, Parks and Gyms June 29, 2015

Study suggests making these resources easily accessible, affordable might cut odds of disease

Parents Should Set Good Example to Keep Kids Slim, Pediatrics Group Says June 29, 2015

Avoid keeping sugary, high-calorie foods in the house, and encourage being active together

Overuse Injuries More Common in High School Females June 28, 2015

Track, field hockey and lacrosse linked to repetitive use problems in girls, study says

Losing Weight May Ease Asthma in Obese People June 26, 2015

Researchers also saw improvement in quality of life

School Coaches Often Ill-Equipped to Spot, Manage Concussions June 26, 2015

Better education recommended, especially at youth and middle school levels

Fat No Longer the Focus of New U.S. Dietary Guidelines June 26, 2015

Nutrition experts endorse decision to drop restrictions, focus on quality of food instead

Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Ease Incontinence: Study June 26, 2015

If pounds stayed off, bladder control improvement was seen after 3 years, researchers report

Surgery May Help Teens With Frequent Migraines, Study Contends June 25, 2015

At least one expert questions whether improvements are due to the procedure

Health Tip: Eat Veggies at Breakfast June 25, 2015

Suggestions for a healthier meal

Half of U.S. Hispanics With High Cholesterol Unaware They Have It: Study June 24, 2015

And two-thirds who are aware don't get treatment for condition that raises risk of heart disease

Could a Vitamin Play a Role in Acne Outbreaks? June 24, 2015

Study finds excess B12 tied to common skin condition

Smoking Around Toddlers May Raise Their Obesity Risk June 24, 2015

Study can't prove cause-and-effect, but changes to kids' hormones might be the link

Health Tip: What's Behind High Cholesterol? June 24, 2015

Risk factors include poor diet and exercise habits

Many Hospital Patients Not Asked About Supplements: Study June 24, 2015

This raises risk of harmful drug interactions

Order in Which Food Is Eaten May Affect Type 2 Diabetics' Blood Sugar June 23, 2015

Eating protein, vegetables and fat before carbohydrates might help, study says

Teen Use of E-Cigarettes, Hookahs Way Up: Survey June 23, 2015

Bright spot in U.S. government report is that fewer kids are smoking cigarettes

Evidence Supports Medical Pot for Some Conditions, Not Others June 23, 2015

Review of 79 studies suggests states may have put cart before the horse, experts say

Could a Microbe in Your Gut Help You Lose Weight? June 23, 2015

One bacteria is linked to lower levels of blood sugar, insulin and fat, researchers say

Labels on Edible Medical Marijuana Products Often Misleading: Study June 23, 2015

Sixty percent contained less active ingredient than label said, while 25 percent had more

Teens Unfamiliar With Harms of Pot, E-Cigs, Study Finds June 23, 2015

Focus group of 24 kids finds they do understand dangers of cigarettes

Anti-Clotting Drug Approved For Angioplasty June 22, 2015

Kengreal prevents blood platelets from accumulating

1 in 5 Teens May Be Bullied on Social Media June 22, 2015

Review found wide variations in prevalence, but victims were often females who were depressed

More Than Two-Thirds of U.S. Adults Now Overweight or Obese: Study June 22, 2015

Only 25 percent of men and 33 percent of women at a healthy weight, researchers say

Poor Health as Teen, Poor Job Prospects Later, Study Suggests June 22, 2015

Chronic mental or physical problems were tied to worse education, employment goals in adult life

Daily Weigh-Ins Keep Dieters on Track June 19, 2015

Approach works especially well for men, study says

Any Added Sugar Is Bad Sugar, Some Experts Contend June 19, 2015

They see table sugar, honey as unhealthy as high-fructose corn syrup

Exercise May Have Benefits Beyond Fitness in Type 2 Diabetes June 18, 2015

Study finds aerobics or strength training can improve blood sugar levels, lower body fat and waist size

FDA Seizes Counterfeit Drugs, Devices Sold Online June 18, 2015

International effort takes aim at more than 1,050 websites

High School Football Players May Be at Doubled Risk of Migraine June 18, 2015

Head injuries likely play a role in these headaches, second study suggests

Can U.S. Health-Care System Afford New, Improved Cholesterol Drugs? June 18, 2015

Medications may cost as much as $12,000 per person each year

Improved Artificial Heart Valve Approved June 17, 2015

Changes designed to minimize leaks

Trans Fats From Foods May Worsen Memory, Study Finds June 17, 2015

Men who ate more performed poorly on word recall test

Health Tip: Breast-Feeding Benefits Moms, Too June 17, 2015

How it may boost maternal health

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