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Exercise Speeds Seniors' Recovery From Disability September 26, 2016

Walking regimen also curbs risk of injury in the first place, study finds

The Phenomenon of Sleep Paralysis September 26, 2016

Up to 8 percent of people experience frightening episodes of the condition, experts say

Always Feeling Lonely? Maybe It's in Your DNA September 26, 2016

Genes might be responsible for up to one-quarter of perception of isolation, study says

New Type of Radiation Treatment May Up Survival for Older Lung Cancer Patients September 26, 2016

2 new studies find benefit to using stereotactic body radiation therapy

How Older People Can Head Off Dangerous Drug Interactions September 24, 2016

Taking multiple medications and supplements could cause serious problems, FDA warns

Healthy Diet as Teen, Less Weight Gain as Adult September 23, 2016

Study suggests food choices made at 15 may establish long-term eating habits

Gardening May Give Kids' Diets a Boost September 23, 2016

Those who gardened ate more fruits, veggies by the time they were in college, study shows

Heavy Drinking Can Harm the Aging Brain September 22, 2016

Study supports notion that the habit is toxic to brain cells, slows mental abilities

Falls a Growing and Deadly Threat for Older Americans September 22, 2016

They cause millions of injuries and soaring health care costs, CDC report shows

Do Open Floor Plans Invite Overeating? September 22, 2016

Fewer calories are consumed in closed kitchen spaces, study says

Around the World, Holidays Bring Added Pounds September 21, 2016

Findings from Germany, Japan and the United States suggest festive seasons spur overeating

Alcoholics May Lack Key Enzyme September 21, 2016

Rat study suggests PRDM2 helps the brain control impulses to drink

Why the Teen Years May Not Be Lean Years September 21, 2016

Adolescents burn about 450 fewer calories daily than 10-year-olds, study finds

Opioid Epidemic Costs U.S. $78.5 Billion Annually: CDC September 21, 2016

Economic burden includes health care, lost productivity and treatment programs

'Obesity Gene' Doesn't Affect Ability to Lose Weight: Report September 21, 2016

Lifestyle, environment likely play bigger roles when dropping pounds, researchers say

Siblings of Schizophrenia Patients at Greater Risk for Same Diagnosis: Study September 21, 2016

Brothers, sisters of those with bipolar disorder also face higher odds of similar diagnosis, Israeli research suggests

Can Stress Lower a Woman's Fertility? September 21, 2016

Greatest impact is around ovulation time, research suggests

Obese Kids Have Different Germs in Their Gut September 20, 2016

Targeting specific types of bacteria might one day help treat childhood obesity, research suggests

Stress Might Undercut Benefits of Healthy Diet for Women September 20, 2016

Finding show importance of coping skills in tough times, researcher says

Shedding Light on Low Male Libido September 20, 2016

In small study, half-hour of bright light each morning boosted testosterone levels, sexual satisfaction

Sleep Troubles, Heart Troubles? September 19, 2016

American Heart Association says it's too soon to say what's the optimal amount of shut-eye

2 of 3 Parents Want Schools to Expand Health Education September 19, 2016

Survey shows many want kids to be taught about managing stress, depression and bullying

For College Freshmen, Four-Legged Friends Chase Away Homesickness September 19, 2016

Dog therapy helps boost students' life satisfaction, researchers say

Suicide Can Strike Children as Young as 5: Study September 19, 2016

Overall numbers are low, but researchers say prevention efforts are needed

Internet Addiction May Be Red Flag for Other Mental Health Issues: Study September 19, 2016

Over-reliance on the Web might be linked to depression, anxiety and impulsivity, researchers report

Not All Dogs Are Man's (or Kids') Best Friend September 17, 2016

Study suggests young children need to be told they shouldn't approach a scared dog

Kids With Bipolar Disorder More Likely to Abuse Drugs, Alcohol: Study September 16, 2016

And those who also have conduct disorder seem to face an even greater risk

Overweight Kids Often Shunned, Bullied September 16, 2016

School health programs should urge healthy behaviors, acceptance of different body shapes, study shows

Tourette Threat Surges for Babies When Mom Smokes in Pregnancy September 16, 2016

Researchers probe increased risk of chronic tics and other disorders due to prenatal nicotine exposure

Childhood Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall: CDC September 16, 2016

Brain cancer supplants leukemia as the leading killer

Sad Music Moves Those Who Are Empathetic September 15, 2016

They become engrossed in the feelings expressed by the piece, researchers say

Do States With Medical Marijuana Have Less Opioid Abuse? September 15, 2016

Study of fatal car crashes finds fewer linked to opioids where medical pot is legal, but some experts are critical of the research

31 Million Older Americans Aren't Getting Enough Exercise September 15, 2016

Inactivity boosts their risk for falls, broken bones, serious disease and early death, CDC warns

Nearly 10 Million U.S. Adults Considered Suicide Last Year September 15, 2016

Rates at historically high levels -- up 27 percent since 2000, U.S. government study shows

Early Menopause Linked to Higher Heart Disease, Death Risks September 15, 2016

Findings highlight need for certain women to discuss hormone therapy with their doctor, researchers say

Facebook Bullying Can Cause Depression September 15, 2016

Social media attacks have 'real emotional consequences,' researchers say

Alcohol May Damage the Heart -- at Least for Some September 14, 2016

Booze linked to atrial fibrillation, a dangerous condition that raises stroke risk

Drunk as the Company You Keep? September 14, 2016

Perceptions of your intoxication influenced by how much those around you are drinking, study finds

Brains of 'Super-Agers' Look Decades Younger September 14, 2016

Regions of mentally sharp older folks don't shrink like their peers with memory loss do, study finds

Antidepressant Might Prevent Depression Following Brain Injury September 14, 2016

Small study suggests the approach could work, but experts say larger trials are needed

Psychiatric Patients Face Longer Waits in ER September 13, 2016

And they're more likely to be transferred without getting treatment, study finds

Smoking Thickens Heart Wall, Leading to Heart Failure: Study September 13, 2016

The more you smoke and the longer you smoke, the greater the risk of damage

Smokers' Perceptions May Play Role in Addiction September 13, 2016

They were more affected by nicotine when they thought it was present in a cigarette, study showed

Most on Opioid Painkillers OK With Getting Overdose Antidote: Survey September 13, 2016

More than a third said it improved their drug-taking behavior

New Approach Helps Ease Teens' Stubborn Concussion Symptoms September 13, 2016

Kids with lingering effects may need talk therapy, too, study suggests

Know the Warning Signs of Suicidal Thoughts September 12, 2016

Family members, friends often in the best position to save a life, mental health expert says

Seniors Not Scared of Social Media After All September 12, 2016

Study also finds using it helps them feel less isolated, may boost their health

Does Losing a Father in War Shorten a Child's Life? September 12, 2016

Study examines effects of early life adversities on children of World War I veterans

Something to 'Like' About Facebook September 09, 2016

Personal messages from close ties may boost your well-being, study says

Know Your Risk for Ovarian Cancer -- and the Symptoms September 09, 2016

Because early signs are often easy to ignore, 140,000 women worldwide die of the disease every year

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