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Fracture Risk Higher for Seniors With Diabetes September 20, 2017

Bone weaknesses seen in those with blood sugar disease

Restaurant Rules for Weight Loss September 19, 2017

How to indulge at these diet danger zones

This Mistake Can Cost Athletes' Lives in Cardiac Arrest September 19, 2017

Bystanders often get distracted by a non-life-threatening issue, research shows

Death Risk From Triathlons May Be Higher Than Thought September 18, 2017

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

Even Teens Can Suffer Organ Damage From High Blood Pressure September 18, 2017

Study spots warning signs in kids with readings in the normal range

Some May Need a Little Help Monitoring Blood Pressure at Home September 16, 2017

Heart group says single, less educated people too often forgo this key means of tracking their health

Smoking, Poor Diet Lead Global Death Causes September 15, 2017

But disease study of 195 areas also finds some hopeful signs with many people living longer

Which Single Behavior Best Prevents High Blood Pressure? September 15, 2017

One critical trait emerged when researchers reviewed smoking and drinking habits, weight, diet and exercise

Early Onset of Pregnancy Complication May Raise Heart Risks September 15, 2017

Doctors should monitor women with pre-eclampsia after childbirth, study suggests

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

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

5 No-Calorie Hunger Busters September 14, 2017

Tricks to keep your appetite in check

'Upside' to Diabetes Really Isn't September 13, 2017

People with type 2 had lower risk of bulging or torn artery, but experts stress there's a much bigger downside

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

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

Health Tip: Treating Sleep Apnea September 13, 2017

To prevent significant health problems

'Microbiomes' May Hold Key to Kids' Ear Infections September 13, 2017

Germ communities in the middle ear differ greatly between affected and unaffected people, study shows

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

HPV Test Alone OK for Cervical Cancer Screening Over 30: Expert Panel September 12, 2017

New advisory says women can get the screen once every 5 years, in lieu of Pap tests every 3 years

'Healthy' Obese Still Face Higher Heart Risks September 11, 2017

Higher odds detected, even without diabetes or high blood pressure, study finds

Do E-Cigarettes Damage Blood Vessels? September 11, 2017

Small study links the devices to higher blood pressure, heart rate and stiffer arteries

The Health Risks of Long Work Weeks September 11, 2017

Too much overtime may pose a threat to your heart

Statins May Help People With COPD Live Longer September 08, 2017

Deaths from lung-related causes were reduced by as much as 45 percent, study suggests

Sleep Apnea Wreaks Havoc on Your Metabolism September 07, 2017

Finding supports use of CPAP therapy for condition, so blood pressure and blood sugar levels don't jump

Remember This: A Healthy Body Keeps the Mind Sharp, Too September 07, 2017

Major heart health groups say exercise, good diet can help you maintain memory as you age

Statins Help Healthy People Lower Their 'Bad' Cholesterol September 07, 2017

Study found taking them lowered risk of heart disease, death in those with high LDL levels

You're Only as Full as You Expect to Be September 07, 2017

People who ate the same amount of food were hungrier if they thought they got less food

Be Cautious Going Home After Hurricane Harvey September 07, 2017

Electrocution and carbon monoxide poisoning are risks in flooded homes, American Thoracic Society says

Recession Took Toll on Health of Rural Young Blacks September 06, 2017

Greater economic fallout linked to raised heart disease risks in 25- and 26-year-olds, study finds

Uptick in U.S. Stroke Deaths Sets Off Alarms: CDC September 06, 2017

High rates of obesity and diabetes are a major culprit, researchers say

How a Bite of a Hot Dog Threatened -- and Saved -- a Boy's Life September 06, 2017

It led to a medical crisis, and then discovery of hidden heart defect

There May Be a Big Medical Upside to Being Short September 05, 2017

The taller you are, the higher your odds for blood clots in your veins, research suggests

Severe Psoriasis Linked to Higher Risk of Earlier Death September 05, 2017

But experts say there may be ways to reduce those odds

Is Dementia Declining Among Older Americans? September 05, 2017

Rates have fallen among those 70 and older; gains against heart disease might explain trend

New Research Finds Value in PSA Testing September 05, 2017

Analysis of 2 major trials on the prostate cancer screen shows it cuts men's risk of dying from the disease

Get the Veggies, Skip the Starch September 04, 2017

Tasty swaps for standard potatoes

Calcium in Arteries May Best Predict Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke August 31, 2017

Factors such as cholesterol and blood pressure might be less of a concern, study contends

New Hope From Old Drugs in Fight Against Parkinson's August 31, 2017

Asthma medications may lower risk, but much more research is needed

Play It Smart: Stay in School for a Healthier Heart August 31, 2017

College degree may reduce your risk of cardiac disease by one-third, study suggests

Bystander CPR Less Likely in Black Neighborhoods August 30, 2017

People living in these areas may have less education about cardiac arrest and CPR, researchers say

Oxygen Therapy Doesn't Boost Heart Attack Survival August 30, 2017

Study found that even in older, sicker patients, the treatment didn't help

Common Painkillers May Boost Blood Pressure in Arthritis Patients August 30, 2017

Widely used NSAID drugs may not be as safe as previously thought, researchers warn

Sleepless Nights Do No Favors for Your Heart August 30, 2017

Study ties insomnia to heightened odds for heart disease, stroke

Too Much TV May Cost You Your Mobility August 30, 2017

Excessive sitting after 50 is tied to disability, study finds

As Temperatures Fall, Heart Attacks May Rise August 30, 2017

Below-freezing weather might trigger reaction in people with clogged arteries, researcher says

Smoking Linked to Frailty in Seniors August 29, 2017

But study also found those who had quit didn't suffer same fate

Viagra Won't Help, and May Harm, Patients With a Heart Valve Disorder August 29, 2017

Earlier data suggested the drug might ease high blood pressure in lungs, but new study refutes that

Diet Study Suggests It's Carbs, Not Fats, That Are Bad for You August 29, 2017

But don't give up on fruits, vegetables and legumes -- they're still good for you

Marriage a Blessing for Heart Attack Patients August 29, 2017

They have better survival than divorced or single patients, research shows

Young Adults May Be Ignoring High Blood Pressure August 28, 2017

Only 4 in 10 with the condition get it under control, study reports

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