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Saturday, Oct. 22 Is Drug Take Back Day October 21, 2016

DEA-sponsored event offers sites to safely dispose of unused meds

Health Tip: Supporting a Child Who Is Bullied October 21, 2016

What parents can do

Troubled Childhood May Boost Bipolar Risk: Study October 20, 2016

Research review suggests strong link with emotional abuse

Even for Men at High Risk, Healthy Living May Help Prevent Colon Cancer October 20, 2016

Many lives could be saved if people avoided alcohol and smoking, ate better and stayed active, researchers report

Top 3 Mistakes Teen Drivers Make October 20, 2016

Parents don't emphasize safety enough, experts say

Trauma Patients Not to Blame for Opioid Epidemic: Study October 20, 2016

Only 1 percent still took prescribed painkillers one year after hospital discharge

Clots May Be the Cause of Fainting in Some Elderly October 19, 2016

But doctors don't often suspect pulmonary embolism, researchers 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

Exercise May Help People Who Already Have Memory Loss October 19, 2016

But effects only lasted as long as activity continued, study found

Sleep Can Affect Male Fertility October 19, 2016

Study found too little or too much shuteye linked to reduced chance of pregnancy

For Overheated Viewers of Presidential Race: 'De-Escalate First' October 19, 2016

Psychologist offers tips to lower stress over bitter campaign playing out in family rooms across America

Researchers Identify Genes Linked to Hot Flashes October 19, 2016

Mutations found in women of all races, ethnicities

Health Tip: Ease Stress If You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis October 19, 2016

Here are some suggestions

Better Way to Treat Seniors' Ankle Fractures? October 19, 2016

'Close contact casting' might help many avoid surgery, study suggests

Rates of Preventive Mastectomy Doubled in a Decade, and Fear Is a Factor October 18, 2016

Many patients also think it's the best treatment for breast cancer, study finds

Elective Surgeries on Fridays Are Safe: Study October 18, 2016

Canadian review finds patients having procedures at tail end of work week face no greater death risk

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

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

U.S. Psychiatric Patients Face Long Waits in ERs October 17, 2016

1 in 5 emergency doctors reports waiting at least 2 days for a bed for someone who's mentally ill

Fewer Birth Defects for Older Moms Who Have Fertility Treatments October 17, 2016

In vitro fertilization cut the rate in half for women over 40, study finds

Seniors With Hip Fractures Fare Better in Large Teaching Hospitals: Study October 17, 2016

Death rates were higher in smaller community hospitals, Canadian study finds

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

How to Help a Child Who's Cyberbullied October 17, 2016

Expert shares common-sense tips for parents

Dogs Too Smart to Follow Useless Advice October 14, 2016

'They draw the line at copying irrelevant actions,' researcher reports

Which Generation Has Better Work Ethic? October 14, 2016

Study compares baby boomers, Generation X and millennials

Texting While Parenting: A 21st Century Trap October 14, 2016

Smartphones can get in the way of family life, and stress is the result, study finds

Breast Cancer Deaths Continue to Decline in U.S. October 13, 2016

And the disparity between black and white women is narrowing, CDC says

Can Hormonal Rx for Prostate Cancer Raise Dementia Risk? October 13, 2016

Study found chances doubled, but did not prove androgen deprivation caused damage to brain

Mixed News on Drug Abuse Among Lesbian, Gay Americans October 13, 2016

This group is more likely to use illicit substances, but also more apt to seek out help, report finds

'Doc, This Election's Killing Me!' October 13, 2016

More than half of Americans report stress as Clinton, Trump battle for the White House

How to Prepare Your Child for a New Brother or Sister October 13, 2016

Children's reactions to family changes depend on their age, pediatric experts advise

Mom-to-Be's Antidepressant Use May Be Tied to Speech Issues in Child October 12, 2016

Study shows a link but can't prove cause and effect, and experts stress that overall risk is small

More Evidence Menopause 'Brain Fog' Is Real October 12, 2016

Study found memory skills tend to drop as estrogen levels dip, at ages 45 to 55

Why Parenting May Be More Stressful for Mom October 12, 2016

Mothers are often doing household chores, but dads get more play time with the kids, study finds

Are Some Blood Pressure Meds Linked to Depression, Bipolar Risk? October 11, 2016

Researchers add the effect was small, and study did not prove cause and effect

Sudden Drops in Blood Pressure Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia October 11, 2016

Dizziness, faintness on standing could be sign of danger to brain, but study couldn't prove cause and effect

Mars-Bound Astronauts Could Face Dementia Risk, Study Contends October 11, 2016

Research with rodents suggests injury to brain from cosmic rays

Anger, Heavy Exertion: Fast Track to a Heart Attack? October 10, 2016

But researchers suggest that artery-clogging plaque has to be present to increase risk

Animal Study Hints at Gene Therapy's Possible Promise for Alzheimer's October 10, 2016

But the research is very preliminary and much work remains to be done, U.K. researchers say

High Blood Pressure May Hike Dementia Risk October 10, 2016

New statement from American Heart Association warns of link

Study Finds Fault With ICU Treatment of Dementia Patients October 10, 2016

Hospitals put too many on ventilators, adding to their suffering and treatment costs, researchers say

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

Study IDs Effective Rx for Burned-Out Doctors October 07, 2016

Shorter workdays, stress-management training can help the more than half of U.S. physicians affected

Males Conceived Via Fertility Treatment May Have Weakened Sperm: Study October 07, 2016

Procedure that injects sperm into egg was linked with lower quantity and quality of offspring's sperm

U.S. Life Expectancy Lags Behind Other Wealthy Nations October 06, 2016

Diabetes, drugs and guns contribute to disappointing statistics in new global report

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

Prenatal Factors May Raise Child's Risk for OCD October 06, 2016

Smoking and C-sections appear to boost the odds for the psychiatric disorder, study suggests

Fitful Sleep May Take Toll on Older Women's Hearts October 06, 2016

Before and after menopause, less sleep linked to plaque buildup in blood vessels, study found