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Health Tip: Finding Safe Shoes for the Elderly October 20, 2017

Balance and comfort are key

Health Tip: 5 Suggestions to Promote Healthy Aging October 17, 2017

And see long-term results

Study Looks at Health of Hispanic-American Families October 16, 2017

Discord more likely in second-generation families than recent immigrants, study finds

A-Fib Hits Men Earlier Than Women October 16, 2017

Excess weight also ups risk for the heart rhythm disorder, study says

Good Lifestyle Choices Add Years to Your Life October 13, 2017

Certain behaviors, many associated with various genes, were linked to longevity in large study

Happier Mealtimes, Healthier Eating for Kids October 12, 2017

A positive atmosphere prompts preschoolers to eat more fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods

Dance Your Way to a Healthier Aging Brain October 12, 2017

Small study suggests it might boost memory, learning

How to Talk to Someone With Cancer October 12, 2017

To foster healing, keep communication open, constant and positive, expert suggests

Hearing Loss Can Challenge Relationships October 12, 2017

It can trigger feelings of frustration, guilt and isolation -- for patients and those who love them

America's 'Beautiful People' Are Changing October 11, 2017

Icons of attractiveness are more diverse, older now than in decades past

Fertility Tests May Not Be Best Gauge of Your Biological Clock October 10, 2017

Doctors say age remains a better indicator of a woman's 'reproductive potential'

Today's Middle-Age Americans in Worse Health Than Prior Generations October 06, 2017

50-somethings will face more challenges as retirement nears, study suggests

One Type of Dementia Is Especially Costly October 06, 2017

Annual bills for this early onset disease twice as high as for Alzheimer's, study says

High Blood Pressure in 40s a Dementia Risk for Women? October 04, 2017

Study didn't find same link in men

Older People May Be More Prone to Reveal Suicidal Thoughts October 04, 2017

1 in 4 admitted intent beforehand, opening an opportunity for prevention, researchers say

U.S. Gun Injuries Nearing $3 Billion in ER, Hospital Costs October 02, 2017

Nine out of 10 injured were male, study reports

Reassuring Kids After Another Senseless Tragedy October 02, 2017

Psychiatrists urge parents to stress to young concertgoers that events like Las Vegas shooting remain rare

Online Game Could Boost Family Fitness October 02, 2017

But more research needed because study participants were all white, and wealthier than most Americans

Risk Assessments Can Help Prevent Falls September 30, 2017

Geriatrics specialist offers tips to avoid injuries

State Policies Can Reduce Alcohol-Related Murders September 29, 2017

Up to 50 percent of homicides in the United States involve drinking, researchers say

A More Accurate Predictor for Alzheimer's? September 29, 2017

Genetic test might one day diagnose the disease before symptoms occur, researchers say

Researchers Learn More About Gender's Role in Autism Risk September 29, 2017

When oldest female child has the disorder, risk is raised for younger siblings, especially boys: study

Failing Sense of Smell Tied to Dementia Risk September 29, 2017

Long-term study suggests inability to identify scents may be early sign of problems

It's Time to Get Your Flu Shot Again September 28, 2017

U.S. health officials say this season could be a tough one

1 in 3 Seniors Take Sleep Aids September 27, 2017

But national guidelines generally recommend against these products for those over 65

Exercise, Not Vitamin D, Recommended to Prevent Falls September 27, 2017

Draft recommendations from influential U.S. panel now await public review

Genetics a Cause of Autism in Most Cases: Study September 26, 2017

Re-analysis of stats from earlier study shows new estimate of DNA impact

The Benefits of Simply Moving More September 26, 2017

You can improve heart health without structured exercise

Blacks, Elderly Missing From U.S. Cancer Clinical Trials September 25, 2017

Women are also underrepresented, researchers find

How Would Your Family Weather a Disaster? September 23, 2017

Failure to plan is the number one mistake

Coming Soon: Glaucoma Self-Care, From Home? September 22, 2017

Study finds many patients can manage self-testing, but one doctor questions its value

When a Cold or Flu Strikes a Family Member September 21, 2017

How to keep everyone else healthy

For Men, Fitness Can Often Last a Lifetime September 21, 2017

Activities enjoyed when younger are often continued, but lots of men take up walking as they age

Health Tip: Stair Safety For Older People September 21, 2017

Suggestions to help prevent falls

High, Low Levels of Magnesium Linked to Dementia Risk September 20, 2017

But study didn't prove a cause-and-effect relationship

Prostate Cancer Symptoms Aren't Always Obvious September 20, 2017

Warning signs often confused with other conditions

Opioid ODs Have Cut Into U.S. Life Expectancy: CDC September 20, 2017

Doctors must start treating addiction, expert says

Fracture Risk Higher for Seniors With Diabetes September 20, 2017

Bone weaknesses seen in those with blood sugar disease

Gun Surrender Laws Help Women Threatened by Domestic Violence September 20, 2017

Fewer are killed in states that mandate that firearms be removed when restraining orders filed

Gun Injuries Add Millions of Dollars to Hospital Costs September 19, 2017

Younger, minority Americans are most often affected, research shows

Health Tip: Medication Suggestions for Older Adults September 19, 2017

Be safer when taking your meds

Are Today's Teens Putting the Brakes on Adulthood? September 19, 2017

They're often postponing traditional 'milestones' to growing up, study suggests

Do Nursing Home Workers Change Gloves Often Enough? September 18, 2017

U.S. Seniors Getting Healthier, Especially When Wealthy and White September 18, 2017

State Laws Have Big Impact on Kids' Gun Injuries September 15, 2017

Locale matters too, with firearm violence affeting urban, rural teens differently, studies find

U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fall September 14, 2017

But more cases are expected as baby boomers age, report says

Diabetes Threatens Kidneys, Vision of Millions of Americans September 13, 2017

Untreated type 2 disease can lead to serious complications, diabetes experts say

Widening Waistlines May Raise Women's Cancer Risk September 12, 2017

Belly fat after menopause may boost risk of lung, gastrointestinal cancers, researchers report

Many May Get Hospice Care Too Late September 12, 2017

Study suggests that most end-of-life care occurs in final 2 weeks

Take a Stand Against Sitting Too Much September 12, 2017

Couch potatoes might help cut their risk of early death by getting up every 30 minutes, study finds

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