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Worse Psoriasis, Less Healthy Arteries, Study Finds October 08, 2015

Chronic skin disorder linked to increase risk for heart attack and stroke

Whistle … and Walk … While You Work October 08, 2015

Small study found a short stroll restored blood flow in legs after hours of sitting in a chair

Sensitive Blood Test May Help Rule Out Heart Attack October 08, 2015

Researchers say goal is to reduce hospital admissions, medical costs

Excess Weight Helps Women With Heart Failure, Hurts Men: Study October 07, 2015

This isn't an excuse for females to gain extra pounds, researcher says

Young Cancer Survivors Often Develop New Malignancies October 06, 2015

Teens, young adults who received radiation treatment appear at higher risk, study says

Face-to-Face Contact May Beat Email, Phone for Staving Off Depression October 06, 2015

Older people who spent more time communicating in person showed fewer symptoms of mood disorder

Health Tip: Talking to Your Doctor About Weight October 06, 2015

Prepare what you'd like to discuss

Move More to Prevent Heart Failure October 05, 2015

Study suggests at least 45 minutes of daily activity necessary to lower risk by 20 percent

Short Bursts of Intense Exercise Seems Good for Teen Hearts: Study October 05, 2015

High-power workouts improved blood vessel function, researchers say

Routine Screening for Child Abuse Might Spot More Cases: Study October 05, 2015

Further testing of all children with suspicious injuries could minimize misdiagnoses

Some Blood Pressure Drugs May Be Risky for Certain Surgery Patients October 05, 2015

Study found those without heart problems faced higher chances of heart trouble after non-cardiac operations

Higher-Volume Rehab Centers Better for Hip Fracture Recovery: Study October 02, 2015

Patients more likely to go home within a month if facility handles more than 24 such cases a year

Too Few Women Get Counseling Before Breast Cancer Gene Test: Study October 01, 2015

But outside expert questions whether counseling may be more important after test comes back positive

CT Scans for Lung Cancer Turn Up Few False-Positives: Study October 01, 2015

Worries that wider adoption of the screen might lead to unnecessary surgeries are unfounded, experts say

Severely Obese Kids at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes September 30, 2015

Study finds heavier boys face even greater odds of future trouble

Colds, Flu Up Odds for Stroke in Kids, Though Risk Is Low: Study September 30, 2015

Researchers also found children who had all of their vaccinations were less vulnerable

Earlier Hormone Therapy May Pose Less Risk for Menopausal Women September 30, 2015

Starting treatment around onset of menopause seems to lower threat to heart, study says

More Evidence High-Fiber, Mediterranean Diet Is Good for You September 29, 2015

Plant-based regimens can boost fatty acids that lower your risk for diabetes, heart disease, study says

Dieters: Don't Replace Saturated Fats With Processed Carbs September 29, 2015

Study found those who turned to whole grains and healthy fats saw a drop in heart risks

Health Tip: Things That Affect Your Heart Rate September 29, 2015

Including weather and strong emotions

Cancer May Be a Hidden Danger to the Heart: Report September 29, 2015

Austrian researchers find telltale signs of heart disease in newly diagnosed cancer patients

Sedentary Behavior Linked to Heart Disease in Hispanics September 28, 2015

Those who are least active face added health risks even if they exercise, study finds

Preschoolers Can Learn Heart-Healthy Lifestyles September 28, 2015

Kids benefit from being taught good food and exercise habits, study reports

Medical Costs Soar for Smokers Who Develop Artery Disease September 28, 2015

More likely to be hospitalized for related leg problems as well as heart disease, heart attack, study finds

Childhood Trauma May Boost Heart Disease Risk for a Lifetime September 28, 2015

Learning how to manage stress effectively might help, experts say

Sweetened Drinks May Damage Heart, Review Finds September 28, 2015

Added sugars raise risk of heart troubles, stroke, experts say

Retirement Might Not Agree With Your Health September 24, 2015

Report found seniors who stayed in the workforce were better off physically

Older Adults' Hearing Loss May Be Tied to Earlier Death September 24, 2015

Findings don't prove that impaired hearing is to blame, but draw attention to quality-of-life issues

Later Umbilical Cord Clamping May Help Smallest Preemies September 24, 2015

Study found babies had better blood pressure, less need for transfusions with delayed clamping

Taking Blood Pressure Drugs at Night May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes September 24, 2015

Study finds taking medication at night cut risk of blood sugar disorder in half

Dizziness After Standing May Hint at Higher Risk of Early Death September 23, 2015

But other conditions, such as dehydration and diabetes, can also make you woozy, experts say

Researchers Pinpoint Brain Region That Manages Multistep Tasks September 23, 2015

Brain injury, diseases can easily disrupt this area that helps control behavior, study finds

Coffee May Not Risk Irregular Heartbeat, Study Claims September 23, 2015

Finds no link between beverage and increased odds of atrial fibrillation

Fidgeting Might Be Good for Your Health September 23, 2015

Having the jitters may undercut some of the negative effects of prolonged sitting, British study contends

Not All Trans Fats Harm the Heart, German Study Contends September 23, 2015

Those found naturally in dairy, meat products may help, while low levels of artificial trans fats might not hurt

Many Critically Ill Patients Lack 'Do Not Resuscitate' Orders September 22, 2015

After surviving cardiac arrest, only one in four let doctors know their wishes, study finds

Fruits, Veggies May Be Key to Keeping Unwanted Weight Off September 22, 2015

Only caveat: avoid starchy vegetables such as potatoes, corn, study finds

Treating Older Patients for Pneumonia in ICU May Boost Survival, But Not Costs September 22, 2015

More liberal admission policies could benefit these patients, researchers say

Could a Texting App Help Your Heart? September 22, 2015

Patients who got reminders on healthy living saw improvements in cholesterol, blood pressure, weight

Beet Juice Boosts Muscle Power in Heart Patients September 22, 2015

Researchers say dietary nitrate could help these patients climb stairs and get out of a chair

Pregnancy Complications May Be Linked to Later Heart Disease September 21, 2015

Risk was particularly high for women who had more than one health problem during pregnancy, study suggests

Study: Lowering Beta-Blocker Dose May Boost Survival After Heart Attack September 21, 2015

Dosage should be tailored to the needs of individual patients, researchers say

Heart Attack Shouldn't End Your Sex Life September 21, 2015

Research shows it equals same level of physical exertion as a brisk walk

Exercise May Help Keep an Aging Mind Agile September 21, 2015

Study found seniors who were more active showed more activity in brain scans

Tai Chi Might Help People With Long-Term Health Conditions September 18, 2015

Study shows ancient exercise improves physical ability in those with arthritis, heart failure, emphysema and breast cancer

New Blood Test May Help Predict Heart Disease Risks in Obese Black Teens September 17, 2015

Girls seemed most prone to increased levels of inflammation

Hi-Tech Scans Spot Brain Damage in High Blood Pressure Patients September 17, 2015

Researchers suggest doctors could use technology to identify possible therapies to fight mental decline

Researchers Pinpoint Genes Linked to Height, Heart Disease September 17, 2015

Sequencing technology has enabled scientists to ID genetic source of some conditions

Heating, Cooking Are Top Contributors to Air-Pollution Deaths Worldwide September 16, 2015

Agriculture also accounts for significant proportion, study says

Health Tip: Controlling Blood Pressure September 16, 2015

Work closely with your doctor