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Belief in Acupuncture Key to Effect on Back Pain, Study Suggests February 27, 2015

Doctor says finding illustrates power of placebo effect

ER Physician Raises Concerns About Powdered Caffeine February 27, 2015

One teaspoon of substance equivalent to about 25 cups of coffee

Study Links Recession to Spike in Suicides Among Middle-Aged February 27, 2015

Big jump in rates seen during 2007-2010, when U.S. economy was lagging

Good Supermarkets in Poor Areas May Not Prompt Better Eating February 26, 2015

Study found no change in availability of healthy foods for children in low-income homes

Could a Bad Night's Sleep Make You Eat More Fatty Food? February 26, 2015

Study suggests it might, raising the risk for potential weight gain

ADHD May Raise Odds for Premature Death February 26, 2015

Risk is small, but a sign the disorder is a serious problem, experts say

Heart Failure Patients Who Struggle With Daily Tasks at Greatest Risk February 25, 2015

Study finds they are more likely to be hospitalized than those who can handle basic chores

Flavored Booze Beverages Tied to Higher Injury Risk in Teens February 25, 2015

Super-sized 'alcopops' a major concern, study says

Early Hospital Release May Hurt Broken-Hip Patients February 25, 2015

Survival odds improve with longer stay, study finds

Risk of Violent Crime Rises With Depression, Study Finds February 25, 2015

But doctors may be more likely to focus on self-harm, suicide

Younger Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Attack February 24, 2015

Study participants, from 30 to 55 years old, said they were reluctant to trigger false alarm

2 of 3 Smokers Will Die Early If They Don't Quit, Research Shows February 24, 2015

Findings confirm newer estimates that put toll of cigarettes much higher than previously thought

After Blowing Their Stack, a Heart Attack February 24, 2015

Explosive anger increased risk 8-fold, study found

Mental Illness, Homelessness Linked to Heart Disease in Study February 24, 2015

High smoking rates also considered a key contributor

Most HIV Infections Come From Undiagnosed or Untreated People: Study February 23, 2015

Findings suggest there's a long way to go in containing spread of the disease

Health Tip: Talking in Your Sleep February 23, 2015

Here are some potential triggers

Hispanics May Develop Alcoholic Liver Disease Earlier February 20, 2015

Problems start four to 10 years sooner than in whites or blacks, experts found

Postmenopausal Women May Be at Risk of Gum Disease February 20, 2015

If bone fracture odds are elevated, mouth health likely a concern, researchers say

Narcotic Painkiller Use Tied to Higher Risk for Depression February 20, 2015

The longer the use, the bigger the risk the user would become depressed, study found

Hungry in the Department Store? Your Spending May Rise February 20, 2015

Study finds ravenous people tend to purchase more nonfood items

YouTube Videos of Drunkenness Don't Show Alcohol's Harms February 20, 2015

Study authors say their finding offers an opportunity to educate youth on dangers of drinking

Generic Eye Drops for Glaucoma Encourage Greater Use February 19, 2015

Non-branded medication may be more than $1,000 cheaper a year, researchers report

Are Too Many Prostate Cancer Patients Receiving Treatment? February 19, 2015

Study also raises concerns about possible overuse of radiation therapy

More Americans Surviving Cancer Today Than 20 Years Ago February 19, 2015

Study shows biggest improvements in people diagnosed between ages 50 and 64

Mental Health Woes Common Among Homeless Kids, Study Finds February 19, 2015

Exposure to poverty, violence and poor health care may up the odds

Doctors Less Likely to Divorce, Study Finds February 19, 2015

But women physicians 1.5 times more likely to have split from their spouses than male counterparts

Talk Therapy May Cut Suicide Rate Among U.S. Soldiers: Study February 18, 2015

High-risk patients were 60 percent less likely to attempt suicide in two years of follow-up

Study Ties Shingles Virus to Dangerous Blood Vessel Disease in Elderly February 18, 2015

Condition causes inflamed vessels in scalp, neck and arms, and can be deadly, researchers say

Mouse Study Explores Secrets of Marijuana 'Munchies' February 18, 2015

Researcher says pot might help release an appetite-stimulating hormone

Health Tip: Exercising as a Senior February 18, 2015

Here are answers to help you get moving

Preschoolers May Not Need Naps, Review Reports February 18, 2015

Enforcing naps after children naturally outgrow them leads to less sleep overall

Chantix Linked to Higher Quit Rates in Certain Smokers: Study February 17, 2015

But drug's side effects still worry some doctors

Methamphetamine May be More Harmful to Teen Brains February 17, 2015

MRI-based study finds illicit drug causes more damage in adolescents

Study Refutes Notion That Fans Are Useless in Extreme Heat February 17, 2015

But, air-conditioning is still best option when temperatures soar, experts say

Sleep Group Updates Shuteye Guidelines February 17, 2015

Biggest changes for babies and seniors

Chronic Illness, Loneliness May Go Hand-in-Hand for Some Elderly February 16, 2015

Don't blame yourself for illness and try to find new ways to socialize, experts suggest

Golden Anniversaries May Bring an Added Special Glow February 16, 2015

Study sees slight uptick in sexual activity for couples married 50 years or more

Graphic Images on Cigarette Labels Affect Smokers' Brains: Study February 16, 2015

Emotional pictures more memorable and reduce urge to smoke, researchers say

'Mindfulness' May Help Ease Sleep Problems for Seniors February 16, 2015

Small study found meditation improved sleep scores more than lessons on sleep habits

More Than Half of Women Have Hot Flashes for at Least 7 Years February 16, 2015

Finding suggests need for better treatments for menopause-related symptoms, study author says

When It Comes to Singing, Practice Makes Perfect February 14, 2015

Like an instrument, your voice can get better, music expert notes

'Superagers' Seem to Have 'Younger' Brains, Researchers Find February 13, 2015

Their sharp memories at 80 and beyond may provide clues for treating dementia

Flu Sending Record Numbers of Elderly to the Hospital: CDC February 13, 2015

But the worst seems to be over as season continues to wind down, officials say

'Play' May Be More Stressful for Kids With Autism: Study February 13, 2015

Brain scans also reveal apparent lack of social recognition during video play, researchers say

How to Survive Valentine's Day Without Romance February 13, 2015

Expert offers tips to those who don't have a partner or spouse

What's in a Name? Perhaps a Mate, Study of Online Dating Suggests February 13, 2015

It can be as important as an attractive photo, researchers say

Low Vitamin D Levels in Stroke Survivors a Bad Sign, Study Finds February 12, 2015

Tied to raised risk of a severe stroke, poor recovery, researchers say

Cancer Patients Rarely Request Unneeded Tests, Treatments: Study February 12, 2015

Doctors' claims that this is fueling increasing health costs unwarranted, expert says

Smile! Your Dog Is Watching February 12, 2015

Canines can discern difference between happy and angry expressions, study contends

Motorized Stationary Bike May Help With Stroke Rehabilitation February 12, 2015

Aerobic exercise improved outlook and helped patients regain everyday skills

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