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Flu Shot Tied to Fewer Hospitalizations, Deaths in Type 2 Diabetes Patients July 26, 2016

Risk of dying dropped almost one-quarter over 7 years in those who got the vaccine

Are Stroke Centers Life Savers? July 26, 2016

Study finds small advantage, but only if you get there quickly

Even a Little Exercise May Help Younger Women's Hearts July 25, 2016

Those active about 2.5 hours a week had 25 percent lower disease risk than those who weren't, study found

1 in 10 Alzheimer's Patients at Risk for Avoidable Hospital Stays July 25, 2016

Study suggests need for better management of other health problems

FDA Renews Call to Reduce Salt in Processed Foods July 22, 2016

By cutting down on hidden sodium sources, agency hopes to reduce America's overall intake

Menopause: Not All Hot Flashes Are Created Equal July 22, 2016

Weight, race, education and lifestyle all affect timing, duration of symptoms, research indicates

Smoke Less, Drink Less? July 22, 2016

Study found those who tried to quit cigarettes drank less alcohol, but reasons unclear

Women Smokers at Higher Risk for Brain Bleed July 21, 2016

'Devastating' hemorrhage often affects younger people, neurologist says

Sleep Disorders 6 Times Higher Among Veterans July 20, 2016

Post-traumatic stress disorder increases the risk even more, study shows

Brisk Walking May Help Ward Off Diabetes July 20, 2016

Researchers determine the best amount for lowering elevated blood sugar

Even Your Heart May Benefit From Extra Education July 20, 2016

People with more schooling tend to have less heart failure, study suggests

U.S. Teen Diabetes Rate Exceeds Prior Estimates July 19, 2016

Most young people unaware they have it, study finds

Which Diabetes Drug Is Best? July 19, 2016

Study calls it a draw, with a slight edge for metformin

Cutting Down on Sweets Can Help Kids' Hearts July 19, 2016

Risk factors improved after just 10 days of sugar restriction, study finds

Even High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Good for You: Review July 19, 2016

Still protected against diabetes, heart disease and breast cancer

Get Outside, Get Moving to Prevent 'Gamer's Thumb' July 18, 2016

Playing video games hour after hour can trigger repetitive stress injuries, doctors warn

Can Comedy Kill? July 18, 2016

Standup comedians die earlier than actors, study suggests

Does Living Near a Fracking Site Make Asthma Worse? July 18, 2016

Study found association, but not cause-and-effect

'Cool' Factor Often Spurs Teens to Try E-Cigarettes July 18, 2016

They're not using these products to try to stop smoking, researchers say

9 Out of 10 Strokes Could Be Prevented, Study Finds July 18, 2016

High blood pressure is the most important controllable risk factor

Health Before a Stroke Is Big Predictor of Second Attack July 14, 2016

Getting hypertension, cholesterol under control could be key to avoiding later dementia, too, study finds

1 in 5 Americans Uses a Tobacco Product July 14, 2016

CDC report raises concerns about e-cigarettes, hookahs

Normal Weight May Not Protect Against Diabetes July 14, 2016

Rising rates of prediabetes detected in slimmer Americans, study finds

Obesity More Deadly for Men Than Women: Study July 14, 2016

Losing even a little weight could cut the risk, researchers say

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

Rising Blood Sugar Hitting More Obese Adults July 13, 2016

To curb diabetes, researchers urge serious weight-loss efforts

4 in 10 Americans Think Work Affects Their Health: Poll July 13, 2016

But only half say they have access to health, wellness programs through employer

Apartment Dwellers More Likely to Smoke: CDC July 13, 2016

Buildings with multiple residences bring higher danger of secondhand fumes than do private homes

Health Tip: Manage Emotional Stress July 13, 2016

Take care of your body and mind

Dietary Mineral Could Be One Key to Blood Pressure Control July 12, 2016

People who didn't get enough daily magnesium had higher BP readings, analysis showed

Pedal Away From Type 2 Diabetes July 12, 2016

Study finds biking may help adults avoid the blood sugar disorder

Health Tip: Measure Your Waist Circumference July 12, 2016

And know the risks of excess belly fat

Heart Failure After Heart Attack Tied to Cancer Risk in Study July 11, 2016

Preliminary finding points to need for careful screening of cardiac patients, researcher says

Global Team Taps Into DNA Behind Type 2 Diabetes July 11, 2016

Many common gene variations appear to raise an individual's risk, researchers say

Study Suggests Type 2 Diabetes-Cancer Link July 11, 2016

It hints at -- but doesn't prove -- cancer risk higher before and soon after diagnosis of blood sugar disease

Are E-Cigs Slowing Teen Anti-Smoking Push? July 11, 2016

Researchers blame the devices for a leveling off of smoking's decline

Health Tip: Caring for Foot Ulcers July 11, 2016

They're common in diabetics

Why Breast Cancer Survivors Should Exercise July 08, 2016

Moderate physical activity can ease stress that impairs memory, study suggests

Could Statins Help Fight Cancer? July 08, 2016

Study found an association -- but no proof -- of prolonged survival

Smoking in Pregnancy May Be Under-Reported July 07, 2016

About 1 in 6 expectant moms seems unable to kick the cigarette habit, researchers say

Mixing Pot and Tobacco Increases Dependence Risk: Study July 06, 2016

These users less likely to seek professional help to quit

FDA Approves First Fully Dissolvable Stent July 05, 2016

Device is absorbed by the body after about three years

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

Is U.S. Government Subsidizing Fattening Foods? July 05, 2016

Study found Americans who ate the most grains, dairy and livestock products had more health issues

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

E-Cigs May Damage Cells in Mouth June 30, 2016

Findings suggest a possible increase in the risk of oral disease, researchers say

Inherited Cholesterol Disorder Significantly Boosts Heart Risks June 30, 2016

Untreated, the condition also makes arteries age decades faster, study reports

Men Face Greater Risk of Cardiac Arrest: Study June 30, 2016

Heart disease tends to develop earlier than it does in women, researchers say

Health Tip: When Your Blood Glucose Rises June 30, 2016

Here are possible reasons why

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