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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

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

Health Tip: Help Prevent Falls July 19, 2016

What you can do to remain upright

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

Limit Kids' Exposure to Media Violence, Pediatricians Say July 18, 2016

Parents need to tighten the reins, while media needs to stop glorifying aggression, statement says

Making Sense of Senseless Violence July 15, 2016

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

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

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

Alzheimer's Gene May Show Effects in Childhood July 13, 2016

Brain scans reveal slower development in certain areas

Routine Eye Exams See Vision Problems You Miss July 13, 2016

Older people and those who delay regular check-ups have more unnoticed changes, study finds

Pedal Away From Type 2 Diabetes July 12, 2016

Study finds biking may help adults avoid the blood sugar disorder

More Older Americans Cared for at Home July 12, 2016

But this takes a toll on family members, 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

Gene Test Might One Day Gauge Alzheimer's Risk in Younger Adults July 06, 2016

But doctors say the concept is not ready for clinical use yet

Study Cites the Fats That Could Shorten Your Life July 05, 2016

High levels of animal-based saturated fats were tied to earlier death, unsaturated fats seem healthier

Family Key to Helping Teens Avoid Obesity July 01, 2016

Good relationship with parents, especially between fathers and sons, fosters healthy habits, study finds

How Pregnancy Can Trip You Up July 01, 2016

Even in first trimester, center of mass shifts forward, research shows

U.S. Cancer Survivors Living Longer July 01, 2016

Likelihood of other chronic conditions will stress health care system in next two decades, report predicts

Memory Loss: Normal or a Sign of Trouble? June 30, 2016

Everyone experiences some forgetfulness, but the FDA explains when to be concerned

Why Some Seniors Don't Take Their Meds June 30, 2016

Age, failing memory play a role, but gender might matter, too, study finds

FDA Approves Eye Implant for Aging Boomers June 30, 2016

Tiny lens reshapes cornea to improve focus on small print, objects close to you

Testosterone Therapy May Boost Older Men's Sex Lives June 29, 2016

Gel hormone treatment led to improved libido and sexual function, study finds

Not Kidding: Childless Couples Happier June 29, 2016

Lack of standard paid leave in U.S. takes toll on parents' well-being, study finds

Basketball Legend Pat Summitt's Death Points to Ravages of Early Alzheimer's June 28, 2016

Legendary coach's final role: fighting the brain disease

Donated Blood Won't Transmit Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Disease June 27, 2016

Swedish study of nearly 1.5 million patients finds no increased risk when blood came from affected people

Want to Stay Mobile as You Age? A Healthy Diet May Do the Trick June 27, 2016

Study found it was associated with less physical disability among women

Elderly Patients Get Unnecessary End-of-Life Treatments June 27, 2016

Family members may pressure doctors to attempt heroic interventions, researcher says

Fiber: The Rx for Disease-Free Aging June 23, 2016

Lots of this dietary nutrient can keep you healthy, functioning, study suggests

Australia's Gun Laws Silence Mass Shooters June 22, 2016

20 years have passed since the last incident where 5 or more people were killed by gunfire in that country

Many Seniors Saying No to Retirement June 20, 2016

Survey also found many will change careers late in the game

Are Commercial Brain-Training Programs Worth It? June 20, 2016

Study suggests 'placebo effect' might be at play

Aging May Blunt Some of Exercise's Benefits June 17, 2016

But, that's no excuse for seniors to abandon healthy habits

Health Tip: Are You Losing Your Vision? June 16, 2016

Here are classic warning signs

Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans June 15, 2016

Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

Health Tip: Exercising for Seniors June 15, 2016

Start slow and take it easy

Gun Injuries More Often Fatal Now, Study Finds June 14, 2016

ERs seeing more severe wounds and deaths than they used to, researchers report

Lift Ban on CDC Research Into Gun Violence, Doctors' Group Says June 14, 2016

Orlando massacre is worst of many such tragic incidents, AMA says, and more research is needed

Got a Spare 15 Minutes? A Little Exercise May Boost Life Span June 14, 2016

Study finds even modest daily workouts make a difference for older adults

Clashes at Nursing Homes Not Uncommon June 13, 2016

20 percent of residents affected over 1-month period, study found

Diabetes Doesn't Doom Seniors to Disability June 13, 2016

Study found increase in 'good' years of life in recent decades

Dangerous Urinary Tract Infections Common in Nursing Homes June 10, 2016

Study found 1 in 20 residents developed a UTI in average month, but many facilities lack preventive measures

Middle-Age Fitness Helps Ward Off Stroke Later June 09, 2016

Study finds this one thing reduces risk by 37 percent

Bifocals Might Trip You Up June 09, 2016

Some eyeglasses may cause blurry vision, so seniors need to watch their step, researchers say

Teen Smoking Down, E-Cigarette Use Up June 09, 2016

CDC survey finds adolescents hear some health messages, but not all

Americans Living Longer and Better June 09, 2016

Improvements in heart and vision care likely behind the progress, study finds

Mentally Ill Still Gain Illegal Possession of Guns, Study Shows June 08, 2016

Review of Florida patients finds 2 of 3 violent crime arrests, 1 in 3 suicides shouldn't have included firearms

Intensive Blood Sugar Control May Be Too Much for Some With Type 2 Diabetes June 06, 2016

Individualized treatment is important, expert says

For Refugee Children, Support Breeds Success June 03, 2016

Study sees 'potential to perform just as well as their peers'

Delays in Spotting Dementia Can Bring Dangers June 02, 2016

Seniors with memory issues are still driving, cooking and doing other potentially unsafe tasks, study says

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