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Women May Be More Resilient to Effects of Alzheimer's Genes July 24, 2016

Physical, mental fitness and socializing also seemed to help higher-risk group, research shows

Could New 'Talk Therapy' Cut Cost of Treating Depression? July 22, 2016

Behavioral activation would be more accessible than currently recommended treatment, researchers say

Menopause: Not All Hot Flashes Are Created Equal July 22, 2016

Weight, race, education and lifestyle all affect timing, duration of symptoms, research indicates

Smoke Less, Drink Less? July 22, 2016

Study found those who tried to quit cigarettes drank less alcohol, but reasons unclear

Pain Raises Risk of Opioid Addiction July 22, 2016

Men and younger people had higher odds of painkiller abuse, study found

Living Past 90 Doesn't Doom You to Disease, Disability July 21, 2016

Study suggests life can be long and healthy, although good genes help a lot

Sleep Disorders 6 Times Higher Among Veterans July 20, 2016

Post-traumatic stress disorder increases the risk even more, study shows

Opioid Abusers Missing Out on Addiction-Fighting Drug July 20, 2016

Painkillers are easier to prescribe than the drug that battles dependence on them, addiction specialist says

Why Kicking the Opioid Habit Can Be So Tough July 20, 2016

Withdrawal, and the fear of chronic pain's return, keep some people dependent for years, addiction experts say

Alzheimer's May Hamper Ability to Perceive Pain July 20, 2016

People with the disease, however, don't have higher tolerance for pain, study shows

Hormone Therapy Won't Help Memory After Menopause July 19, 2016

5-year study found no difference in thinking skills, with or without estrogen treatment

Implant Proves Effective at Combating Opioid Dependence July 19, 2016

Doctors call it new resource for those addicted to prescription painkillers, heroin

IVF Won't Raise Risk for Breast Cancer July 19, 2016

New findings should reassure the many women who undergo the fertility procedure, specialists said

Cutting Down on Sweets Can Help Kids' Hearts July 19, 2016

Risk factors improved after just 10 days of sugar restriction, study finds

Health Tip: Help Prevent Falls July 19, 2016

What you can do to remain upright

Get Outside, Get Moving to Prevent 'Gamer's Thumb' July 18, 2016

Playing video games hour after hour can trigger repetitive stress injuries, doctors warn

Can Comedy Kill? July 18, 2016

Standup comedians die earlier than actors, study suggests

Obese Teens Take Weight-Loss Surgery in Stride July 18, 2016

Procedure led to better walking, eased pain and improved heart rate, study shows

Poverty Takes Bigger Toll on a Man's Health If He's Black: Study July 18, 2016

Low income raises risk of early death for black males, but not their white peers, researchers say

Does Living Near a Fracking Site Make Asthma Worse? July 18, 2016

Study found association, but not cause-and-effect

'Cool' Factor Often Spurs Teens to Try E-Cigarettes July 18, 2016

They're not using these products to try to stop smoking, researchers say

3 Health Issues That Can Threaten Young Female Athletes July 18, 2016

Pediatricians' group urges members to watch out for the 'female triad'

9 Out of 10 Strokes Could Be Prevented, Study Finds July 18, 2016

High blood pressure is the most important controllable risk factor

Obamacare Paying Off With Improved Health Care: Report July 15, 2016

But gains between 2011 and 2014 were often small, especially in poor communities

Making Sense of Senseless Violence July 15, 2016

Expert advice to help you -- and kids -- cope with the seemingly unending string of catastrophes

Cancer Patients, Doctors Often Disagree About Prognosis July 15, 2016

Those with advanced disease are likely to be more optimistic than their doctor, study shows

Do ADHD Medicines Boost Substance Abuse Risk? July 15, 2016

Chances were actually lower the earlier stimulants were started, and the longer they were taken

Heavy Moms Likelier to Pile Food on Kids' Plates: Study July 15, 2016

Researcher suggests parents serve normal portions and let kids ask for more if they don't feel full

Synthetic Pot Overdoses on the Rise in U.S. July 14, 2016

K2-type drugs far more potent than marijuana, experts warn

Early Bedtime for Preschoolers, Healthier Weight Later? July 14, 2016

Getting shuteye by 8 p.m. appeared linked with lower obesity risk as teens, researchers say

Obesity More Deadly for Men Than Women: Study July 14, 2016

Losing even a little weight could cut the risk, researchers say

Can Trauma Trigger Violent Crime in Mentally Ill? July 13, 2016

Short-term risk was heightened in healthy people, but was higher in those with psychosis, study contends

Newly Released Inmates Account for 1 in 10 Fatal ODs July 13, 2016

Many may not realize their tolerance for drugs has dropped while in prison, researcher says

How to Spot the Warning Signs of Heat Stroke July 13, 2016

Risk of high-temperature trouble rises with age and chronic health issues, experts warn

Cash Rewards Won't Change Outcomes for HIV-Infected Drug Addicts: Study July 13, 2016

Trial offered 'financial incentives' for healthy behavior change, with little effect, researchers say

4 in 10 Americans Think Work Affects Their Health: Poll July 13, 2016

But only half say they have access to health, wellness programs through employer

Epilepsy May Triple ADHD Risk, Danish Study Finds July 13, 2016

It also found possible link between fever-related seizures and the behavioral disorder in kids

Health Tip: Manage Emotional Stress July 13, 2016

Take care of your body and mind

Insurance Mandates Boost U.S. Autism Diagnoses July 11, 2016

Early treatment provides wide range of benefits, researchers say

Study Links Severe Head Injury to Parkinson's Risk July 11, 2016

Researchers only found an association, could not explain why connection might exist

Antidepressant No Help to Heart Failure Patients: Study July 08, 2016

Depression in these cases may be caused by biological changes from the disease itself, researcher says

Why Breast Cancer Survivors Should Exercise July 08, 2016

Moderate physical activity can ease stress that impairs memory, study suggests

Obese Preschoolers More Likely to Be Hospitalized July 08, 2016

Study also found health care costs about 60 percent higher for these kids

Second, Unrelated Cancers Strike 1 in 12 Cancer Patients July 07, 2016

Unfortunately, they're often deadly

Smoking in Pregnancy May Be Under-Reported July 07, 2016

About 1 in 6 expectant moms seems unable to kick the cigarette habit, researchers say

Depression Strikes Nearly 3 Million U.S. Teens a Year July 07, 2016

Effects can be devastating during adolescence, researchers say

U.S. Teens Less Sweet on Soft Drinks July 07, 2016

Survey finds consumption dropped one-third in just 2 years, and more are drinking water

ER Death Rate in U.S. Drops by Nearly Half July 06, 2016

Study points to medical advances, changes in end-of-life care

Does Medical Marijuana Reduce Need for Other Meds? July 06, 2016

In states with legal pot, pain prescriptions saw the greatest drop, study found

Exercise May Help Ease Adult ADHD Symptoms July 06, 2016

Activity won't replace standard treatments, but could be helpful add-on

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