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Good Sleep Habits, Enforced Rules Help Kids Sleep: Study January 29, 2015

Regular bedtime, plus limits on caffeine and electronics in the bedroom, all key

Acne Gel Linked to Rare Side Effect, Doctors Warn January 29, 2015

Teen developed blood disorder after using Aczone for a week

Diabetes Patients Lax With Meds If Diagnosed With Cancer, Study Finds January 29, 2015

Effect was more pronounced if cancer had a grim prognosis

Health Tip: Handling Your Child's Fears About Weight January 29, 2015

Suggestions for how to respond

ADHD Linked to Earlier Use of Illicit Drugs in Teens: Study January 28, 2015

But one expert stressed that treatment for the disorder may curb those impulses

72,000 Cases of Public Defibrillators Failing in Past Decade, FDA Says January 28, 2015

Agency vows action to boost the effectiveness of the life-saving devices

Weight Gain or Loss Linked to Fracture Risk in Older Women January 28, 2015

Study found just a 5 percent change in weight may affect postmenopausal bone health

Soda Habit May Prompt Early Puberty in Girls, Study Suggests January 28, 2015

Early menstruation a risk factor for depression and breast cancer, researchers say

Student Loans Take Emotional Toll on Young Adults January 27, 2015

As college debts mount, so do depressive symptoms, study says

Generic Form of Nexium Approved January 26, 2015

Drug used to ease chronic heartburn

FDA OKs First Generic Version of Heartburn Drug Nexium January 26, 2015

The proton pump inhibitor reduces amount of acid in the stomach

Prolonged High Cholesterol in Middle Age Raises Heart Risk Later: Study January 26, 2015

Even slightly higher levels took their toll, researchers note

New Bacterial Meningitis Vaccine Approved January 26, 2015

Bexsero prevents deadly infection of spinal cord lining

Natpara Approved for Hormone Disorder Causing Low Blood Calcium January 26, 2015

Drug is for people with insufficient parathyroid hormone

Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids January 26, 2015

Study suggests certain calorie information might also prompt parents to encourage more exercise

Troubled Boys, Girls Have Sex Earlier, Study Finds January 26, 2015

Disruptive behavior at age 5 was predictive in boys, age 10 for girls

Morphine After Tonsillectomy Tied to Breathing Problems in Study January 26, 2015

Motrin, Advil a safe option for children, researchers say

Pediatricians' Group Opposes Legal Marijuana January 26, 2015

American Academy of Pediatrics says drug has potential to harm children

Diabetes-Related Foot Condition Often Missed January 23, 2015

Charcot foot can lead to deformity, disability if not treated in time, experts say

With Healthy Foods, Taste Matters, Researchers Say January 23, 2015

Study finds that people ignored nutritional information if they thought yogurt didn't taste good

Many U.S. Girls Aren't Getting HPV Vaccine, Study Finds January 23, 2015

Researchers note that CDC recommends vaccination at age 11 or 12

Viruses May Play Role in Crohn's Disease, Colitis: Study January 23, 2015

More research is needed to define what role they play, researcher says

School Sports Costs Leave Some Students on Sidelines January 22, 2015

Only one-third of kids from families making less than $60,000 play on teams

Health Tip: Eat a Pre-Workout Snack January 22, 2015

Suggestions to help boost your energy

FDA Approves New Psoriasis Drug January 21, 2015

Cosentyx blocks protein involved in inflammatory response of disease

New Psoriasis Drug Approved January 21, 2015

Cosentyx hinders protein that spurs skin inflammation

Could Nutrients in Fish Shield Fetus From Mercury's Harms? January 21, 2015

No developmental problems seen in kids of frequent seafood eaters from Seychelles islands, study says

Experts See Place for Weight-Loss Drugs in Obesity Treatment January 20, 2015

But diet and exercise are also key tools, according to new Endocrine Society guidelines

Can Coffee Protect You From Melanoma? January 20, 2015

Researchers suggest caffeine might mitigate sun damage

TV Alcohol Ads Tied to Problem Drinking for Teens, Study Finds January 19, 2015

Researchers saw correlation between the commercials and drinking initiation, binge drinking

Want to Get Healthy? Get Your Partner Involved January 19, 2015

New research finds lifestyle changes are more successful when couples do it together

A Bit More Salt Each Day May Not Harm Older Adults January 19, 2015

But experts say restricting intake is still advisable

Pizza Takes a Slice Out of Kids' Health, Study Finds January 19, 2015

Children, teens consume more calories, fat and salt on days they eat this American staple

Smoking, Obesity: Weighing the Financial Toll January 16, 2015

Costly not only to the patient but society as a whole, experts say

Health Tip: Adding Aroma to Your Dishes January 16, 2015

Think garlic, peppers or ginger

Eating Right Helps Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Women January 15, 2015

Study confirms the value of an overall healthy diet

Neural Tube Defects, Such as Spina Bifida, on the Decline: CDC January 15, 2015

Experts cite mandatory fortification of grain products with folic acid, but not enough women get the B vitamin

Unhealthy Insulin Levels May Boost Breast Cancer Risk January 15, 2015

Study of postmenopausal women suggested hormone levels mattered more than excess weight

When Women Think Men Prefer Bigger Gals, They're Happier With Their Weight January 15, 2015

Study found a link between men's reported views on female bodies and a woman's own body image

Lack of Exercise More Deadly Than Obesity, Study Suggests January 14, 2015

Just a 20-minute brisk walk each day can lower odds of early death, researchers add

ADHD Drug Might Help Treat Binge-Eating Disorder, Study Suggests January 14, 2015

But therapy is preferable to medication, one expert says

FDA Approves New Device to Treat Obesity January 14, 2015

It sends electrical signals to nerves near the stomach to make a person feel full

Stimulation Device Approved to Treat Obesity January 14, 2015

Targets nerve between brain and stomach that regulates hunger

Recess Promotes Healthy Eating by School Kids: Study January 14, 2015

Changing the timing of activity session may get students to eat more fruits, veggies

For Pastors, It's Easy to Pack on the Pounds January 14, 2015

Stress, long hours and low pay are a challenge to clergy members, study finds

Tuning In to Music May Ease Kids' Post-Op Pain, Study Finds January 13, 2015

Listening to favorite songs, even audiobooks, seemed to ease discomfort

Cluster of Heart Risk Factors Tied to Uterine Cancer Risk January 13, 2015

Excess weight likely a big factor, but other conditions also appear to matter

Health Tip: Trimming Calories From Your Dinner Plate January 13, 2015

Steam veggies instead of drowning them in butter

Vitamin D May Boost Colon Cancer Survival, Study Finds January 12, 2015

But experts aren't suggesting patients strive for higher-than-normal levels

Many Teens Think 'Light Smoking' Is Safe, Study Finds January 12, 2015

Experts stress need to snuff out misconceptions about occasional cigarette use

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