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More Kids and Teens Heading to ER With Headaches October 21, 2016

Study finds hospital admissions for head pain also up; reasons are unclear

Bullied Teen's Suicide Didn't Spur Copycat Attempts: Study October 21, 2016

Canadian case was highly publicized on social media, researchers report

Tips for Keeping Halloween Safe and Fun October 21, 2016

Bobbing for apples, trick-or-treating can expose kids to potential hazards, health experts say

Coffee's Impact a Matter of Genes? October 21, 2016

Study seeks to explain why some can enjoy a cup before bed and then sleep, while others can't

1 in 3 Young Athletes With Concussion Returns to Play on Same Day October 21, 2016

But, medical recommendation is to stay out of game after head injury

Mediterranean Diet, Caffeine May Be Good for Your Eyes October 21, 2016

Study found both were linked to lower risk of leading cause of blindness

Is It Really True That Chocolate May Be Good for You? October 21, 2016

A component in cocoa seems to help control blood sugar and inflammation, but there's a caveat

Even 6th Graders Commit Cyber Dating Abuse: Study October 20, 2016

Those with a history of bullying or who thought violence against girls was normal were most likely perpetrators

Top 3 Mistakes Teen Drivers Make October 20, 2016

Parents don't emphasize safety enough, experts say

Digestive Byproduct Tied to Meat Raises Risks for Some Heart Patients October 19, 2016

Those with narrowed leg arteries and high levels of the byproduct had higher odds of dying early, study suggests

New Treatment Approved for Soft-Tissue Cancers October 19, 2016

Malignancies that develop in muscles, fat, tendons and blood vessels

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit All-Time High: CDC October 19, 2016

More prevention efforts needed, agency STD specialists say

Having Baby Too Soon After Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risks October 19, 2016

A suitable interval, plus proper nutrition, key to ensuring healthy mom and baby, study finds

National School Lunch Program Serving Up Healthier Fare October 19, 2016

Since starting to offer more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, consumption of fat, salt dropped

Mouth and Gut Germs May Be Linked to Migraines October 18, 2016

People who get the severe headaches have more nitrate-reducing microbes, researchers say

Are Vegetarian Diets Heart-Healthier? October 18, 2016

Study finds no significant difference in 10-year cardiovascular risk, but one expert is skeptical of research

'Ghost Pepper' Burns Hole in Man's Esophagus October 18, 2016

San Francisco patient spent 23 days in hospital after eating super-hot pepper in contest

Have Type 2 Diabetes? Try Walking After Eating October 18, 2016

Study found it lowered blood sugar levels more than other exercise, particularly if done after dinner

Obesity More Common Among Teens With Autism: Study October 17, 2016

Addressing problem behaviors with food or TV may combat excess weight, researchers suggest

Are Fewer Cervical Cancer Screenings Needed After HPV Vaccine? October 17, 2016

Less testing could reduce risk of false positives and save money, researchers say

No Link Between Caffeine, Irregular Heartbeat in Heart Failure Patient Study October 17, 2016

Stress test didn't show short-term changes after coffee drinking

Foster Kids Face Higher Risk of Health Problems: Study October 17, 2016

They were even more vulnerable than children in low-income, single-parent families

Health Tip: Kids Don't Need a Low-Fat Diet October 17, 2016

Here's why

Health Tip: Health Tip: Risk Factors for Malnutrition October 17, 2016

What makes you more vulnerable

1 in 4 College Students Is Hungry: Survey October 16, 2016

And nearly half say they are food insecure

Exercise Can Help Manage Type 1 Diabetes October 14, 2016

But physical activity doesn't replace need for insulin treatment

Protein in Breast Milk May Reduce Hospital Infections in Preemies October 14, 2016

Lactoferrin is safe for newborns and might prevent pneumonia and meningitis, researchers say

More Evidence Linking Obesity to Liver Cancer October 14, 2016

And type 2 diabetes more than doubles the odds, researchers say

Health Tip: Get Enough Dietary Iron October 14, 2016

Here are good sources

Researchers Pinpoint More Genes Linked to Vitiligo October 12, 2016

Genetic clues to this autoimmune disease could lead to breakthroughs for related disorders, researchers say

Chronic Disease in Mom May Be Linked to Newborns' Heart Disease October 11, 2016

Risk highest among women born with heart defects or who developed type 2 diabetes, study suggests

High-Protein Diets May Not Help Fend Off Diabetes: Study October 11, 2016

These regimens didn't reverse drops in 'insulin sensitivity,' a forerunner of the disease

Americans Are Changing Their Supplements of Choice October 11, 2016

Vitamin D, fish oil are in, multivitamins less so, study finds

Health Tip: Watching Portions and Your Wallet October 11, 2016

Opt for budget-friendly bulk foods

Germs in Dog Poop Can Point to Bowel Trouble October 10, 2016

Unfortunately, the same diagnostic technique doesn't work for humans, researchers say

6 Keys to a Safe, Allergy-Free Halloween October 10, 2016

These tips can ease parents' worries and help kids with food allergies or asthma enjoy the holiday

Health Tip: Saut&eacute Your Veggies October 10, 2016

Here's how

Day Care Doesn't Encourage Weight Gain in Kids October 10, 2016

After other factors were weighed, analysis found no link

Target Fast-Food Combo Meals to Cut Sugary Drinks for Kids: Study October 07, 2016

Researchers want chains to stop including the beverages with meal deals to reduce calorie intake

How 'Mindful Eating' Can Keep Kids Slim October 07, 2016

Step one, pediatrician says, is to examine emotional connection to food

Healthy Living May Mean More Healthy Years for Seniors October 07, 2016

Study found they enjoyed longer spans without disability even as they lived longer

How to Help Keep Your Kids Safe This Fall October 07, 2016

Remind children to take precautions at dusk to make sure they are visible to cars

Health Tip: Enjoy a Heart-Healthy Football Meal October 07, 2016

Opt for healthier game-day snacks

Older Surgery Patients Should Be Screened for Frailty: Study October 06, 2016

Warning signs such as exhaustion increase the risk for bad outcomes, researchers find

A Better Diabetes Test? October 05, 2016

Scientists say their mathematical formula improves accuracy of standard blood screen

Better Job Prospects When Young May Pay Off in Better Health October 05, 2016

County-by-county study finds improved physical, mental well-being with career advancement

How One Clinic Got a Big Boost in HPV Vaccination Rates October 05, 2016

The cervical cancer vaccine was treated as just another scheduled shot

FDA Sued Over Delay on Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels October 04, 2016

Lawsuit says agency's decision is more than 4 years overdue

3 Lifestyle Changes To Help Prevent Breast Cancer October 04, 2016

Healthy weight, regular exercise and less alcohol could cut incidence by one-third, cancer expert says

Health Tip: Skip the Late Night Snacks October 04, 2016

Here's what you should be eating