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E-Cigarettes 'In' at Some SchoolsApril 29, 2016

In certain places, teens more likely to vape, regardless of regular cigarette use, study says

Building Muscle Could Boost the Body's Most Important MuscleApril 28, 2016

People with heart disease should prioritize weight training over weight loss, study says

Psoriasis Tied to Obesity, Type 2 DiabetesApril 27, 2016

A genetic link is one theory for the possible association, researchers say

Type 2 Diabetes May Damage Hearing, Study FindsApril 27, 2016

Researchers recommend auditory testing of diabetic patients

Statins Might Not Lower Colon Cancer Risk: StudyApril 26, 2016

But cholesterol levels may be associated with reduced chance of disease

Night Shift Work May Be Tough on a Woman's HeartApril 26, 2016

But study found the effect waned after nurses stopped working odd hours

Health Tip: Help Prevent High Blood PressureApril 26, 2016

Check your readings often

Pharmacists Can Manage Some Chronic Conditions Effectively, Study SuggestsApril 25, 2016

But it's not clear if they could reduce symptoms more or help you live longer than your doctor can

Low-Dose Aspirin Tied to Better Cancer Survival in StudyApril 25, 2016

Improved odds seen for patients with colon, prostate or breast tumors, but research isn't definitive

E-Cigarette Ads May Help Lure Teens to the Habit: StudyApril 25, 2016

Researchers, experts call for ban on such promotions, much like what happened with tobacco cigarette ads

Focus on Healthy Foods, Not Avoiding 'Bad' Ones, for Heart Health: StudyApril 25, 2016

Fewer heart attacks, strokes and deaths seen among those who follow Mediterranean-style eating plan

Health Tip: Should I Check my Blood Sugar?April 25, 2016

Here's what the ADA recommends

Warfarin Can Be Safe, Effective for People With Irregular HeartbeatApril 20, 2016

Study supports well-managed use of the cheap, standby drug, but one expert prefers newer blood thinners

Lonely, Isolated People May Be Prone to Heart Disease, StrokeApril 20, 2016

Study found social isolation raised the risk by 30 percent

FDA Launches Ad Campaign Against Chewing TobaccoApril 19, 2016

Health officials targeting rural teens with messages about health risks of smokeless tobacco products

After Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes, Healthy Diet May Ease Blood PressureApril 19, 2016

Eating nutritious foods seems to counter higher risk, researchers find

Metformin Safer for Heart Than Other Common Type 2 Diabetes Drugs: StudyApril 18, 2016

Large analysis found up to 40 percent lower risk of heart disease death versus sulfonylureas

Doctors May Be Ordering Too Many Neck Artery Scans: StudyApril 18, 2016

Uncertain results can prompt surgery that some experts feel is unnecessary and risky

Many U.S. Adults Think Kids' Health Is Worse TodayApril 18, 2016

They also think children have higher stress levels, less family time, poorer coping skills and personal friendships, survey finds

Depression Common for Heart Attack Survivors, And More May Need HelpApril 18, 2016

Swedish study found patients were often depressed, but fewer than half got treatment

Pair Gamblers Anonymous With Other Treatments for Best ResultsApril 15, 2016

Popular 12-step program for problem gamblers may not address related needs, research suggests

Widely Used Type 2 Diabetes Drug May Reduce Cancer Death RiskApril 15, 2016

Older women taking metformin saw a boost in survival, study suggests

Health Tip: Keep a Diabetes DiaryApril 15, 2016

Here's what to include

Diabetes Steals Years, Adds DisabilitiesApril 15, 2016

Middle-aged adults will lose more than 3 years because of the disease, study estimates

Psoriasis May Raise Risk for Aneurysms in Abdomen: StudyApril 14, 2016

But overall chances of experiencing often fatal ruptures remain small, doctors say

No Drop in Teen Use of Tobacco Products, CDC Says, and E-Cigs May Be WhyApril 14, 2016

Electronic smoking devices have now eclipsed traditional cigarettes as most widely used product among kids

Obesity in Teens Seems to Raise Risk for Illness, Death in Middle AgeApril 13, 2016

Health experts worry trend will only get worse, since teens followed in long-term study were thinner than kids today

Study Questions Health Value of Switching From Butter to Vegetable OilsApril 13, 2016

But nutritionists stick by advice to lower saturated fat intake from meat, dairy products

Even Light Hookah Use May Cause Airway ProblemsApril 13, 2016

Scientists found lung cell abnormalities in those who smoke from the pipes occasionally

Prediabetes May Damage Nerves More Than ThoughtApril 12, 2016

Early pain and tingling in hands, feet may be 'canary in the coal mine,' researchers say

Expert Panel Reaffirms Daily Aspirin's Use Against Heart Disease, Colon CancerApril 11, 2016

Guideline applies to people in their 50s, many in their 60s, who are already at higher risk for heart disease

Besides Your Lungs, Smoking May Harm Your Job Prospects, PaycheckApril 11, 2016

Income difference works out to more than $8,000 annually, study finds

Health Tip: Exercise for a Healthier HeartApril 11, 2016

Activity helps protect against heart disease

Underweight or Obese Women Who Drink and Smoke May Have Higher Asthma RiskApril 09, 2016

Link was less pronounced in men, research finds

Doctors Report on Success of Throat ReconstructionApril 08, 2016

Seven years after receiving metal stents, donated skin tissue, patient can swallow and eat normal food

Smoking Rates Stall Among Young BlacksApril 08, 2016

Progress in anti-smoking campaigns slows as tobacco companies ramp up marketing in black neighborhoods, study says

First Wire-Free Pacemaker ApprovedApril 08, 2016

Treats irregular heartbeat without wired leads

Exercise May Counter Harms From Too Much Sitting, Study SaysApril 08, 2016

Fewer risks for heart disease, diabetes seen among physically active adults

Mom's Obesity, Diabetes May Spur Fetus to Grow Too FastApril 08, 2016

Finding suggests doctors might want to screen at-risk women sooner

FDA Approves First Wire-Free PacemakerApril 07, 2016

Heart experts explain that wire lead in typical pacemakers can malfunction and need repair

Delaying 2nd Shock After Cardiac Arrest Won't Boost Survival: StudyApril 07, 2016

New findings challenge current guidelines

A Few Key Steps Can Protect Your Heart <i>and</i> KidneysApril 07, 2016

Study cites smoking, body fat, exercise, blood pressure among factors to pay attention to

Fruit Every Day Might Help Your Heart, Researchers SayApril 06, 2016

Lower risk of heart attack, stroke seen in Chinese study

Women Twice as Likely to Die From Severe Heart Attack, Study FindsApril 06, 2016

Gender gap persists worldwide in emergency cardiac care

Diabetes Cases Quadruple Worldwide Since 1980: ReportApril 06, 2016

Major increases seen in China, India; obesity is likely the main culprit, researcher says

Death of Loved One May Trigger Heart Rhythm TroubleApril 06, 2016

When partner passes, odds for atrial fibrillation appear to rise, study suggests

FDA: 2 Diabetes Drugs May Be Linked to Heart Failure RiskApril 05, 2016

Warning pertains to drugs containing saxagliptin or alogliptin

Hispanics More Likely to Have Heart Pumping Problems, Study SaysApril 05, 2016

Condition may lead to heart failure, researchers note

Common Irregular Heartbeat May Hamper Seniors' Walking AbilityApril 05, 2016

Atrial fibrillation tied to faster physical decline, study finds

Cost of Insulin Rises Threefold in Just a Decade: StudyApril 05, 2016

Since 2010, per-person costs topped spending on all other diabetes drugs combined