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Is Smoking During Pregnancy Tied to Offspring's Schizophrenia Risk? May 27, 2016

Scientists measured evidence of exposure in the womb and found an association, but not proof

Health Tip: Using Aspirin Therapy May 27, 2016

Understand potential risks

Smoking Harms Black Americans' Kidneys, Study Suggests May 25, 2016

Researchers say inflammation or cigarette by-product may play a role

Common Abnormal Heart Rhythm Linked to Cancer Risk May 25, 2016

But study only found an association and doesn't prove that atrial fibrillation causes cancer

After Heart Attack, New Threat: Heart Failure May 24, 2016

1 in 4 survivors develops this serious condition within 4 years, study finds

More Evidence That Smog a Heart Threat May 24, 2016

Study found 3 months of exposure linked to higher cholesterol levels, especially for those with diabetes

Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Treat Type 2 Diabetes May 24, 2016

45 professional groups say the procedure improves blood sugar control

High-Salt Diets May Raise Heart Risks for Kidney Patients May 24, 2016

Study found higher odds for heart attack, stroke in people who consumed more sodium daily

No Welcome Mats for Diabetes, Obesity in 'Walkable' Neighborhoods May 24, 2016

Urban design can play a role in public health, experts suggest

Blood Pressure Swings Linked to Faster Decline in Mental Skills May 23, 2016

Study found older adults with wide variations were more likely to show deterioration in thinking abilities

Seeing the Sea Soothes Stress May 21, 2016

But study did not find similar benefit for people living near parks, forests

Updated Heart Failure Treatment Guidelines Issued May 20, 2016

Two new drugs added to list of recommended therapies

Could a Low-Salt Diet Hurt Your Health? May 20, 2016

Report suggests restricting sodium might backfire, but heart experts are critical of the finding

Elderly Benefit From Intensive Blood Pressure Treatment May 20, 2016

No greater risk of complications such as falls, fainting, study finds

Aspirin After Mini-Stroke May Help Prevent Full-Blown Stroke May 19, 2016

Study finds risk is reduced by as much as 80 percent

Why Heavy Drinking Seems to Boost Desire to Smoke More May 18, 2016

Study sheds light on how alcohol habit may make it harder to overcome nicotine addiction

Many Smokers Have COPD Symptoms, Without Diagnosis May 18, 2016

It's not clear how many will go on to have the full-blown respiratory ailment, researchers said

Experts Rank America's 'Fittest Cities' -- Is Yours One of Them? May 18, 2016

A lower smoking rate helped Washington, D.C., edge out Minneapolis and Denver, report says

Could Spuds Be Bad for Blood Pressure? May 18, 2016

Eating potatoes 4 or more times a week linked to higher readings in study

Joe Montana Scoring Points Against Heart Disease May 17, 2016

Former Super Bowl MVP focuses on daily exercise and limiting red meat, salty foods

As Fitness Levels Rise, Diabetes Risk Drops May 17, 2016

But change requires dedication to regular exercise in the long run, study shows

Young Children With Sleep Apnea May Face Learning Difficulties: Study May 17, 2016

Attention, memory and language development might be affected, researchers say

Severe, Untreated Sleep Apnea Linked to Aggressive Melanoma May 17, 2016

Study can't prove cause-and-effect, but experts point out that shuteye promotes healthy immune function

Sleep Apnea May Raise Risks for Angioplasty Patients May 17, 2016

Research suggests that breathing disorder could exacerbate heart disease

Wearable Monitor Helps Spot 'Masked' High Blood Pressure May 16, 2016

Black people with undetected problem twice as likely to eventually have abnormal readings at doctor: study

Half of Heart Attacks Might Be 'Silent' May 16, 2016

Without typical symptoms, many miss out on crucial medical care, experts say

More Support for Aggressive Blood Pressure Treatment for Elderly May 16, 2016

Latest findings from national trial show it lowers chances of heart failure, even in older adults

Booze, High Blood Pressure a Dangerous Mix May 13, 2016

Study links moderate drinking to heart damage in people with hypertension

5 Warning Signs of Stroke May 13, 2016

More younger people at risk; treatment must be administered quickly, neurologist says

Gestational Diabetes May Lead to More Body Fat on Babies May 12, 2016

Finding held even when mom-to-be's blood sugar condition was well-controlled

Health Tip: Keep Your Head in the Game May 12, 2016

Suggestions for staying calm

Stroke Hospitalization Down for Many in U.S. May 12, 2016

But higher rates reported for younger adults, blacks

Watch Walking to Gauge Health After Heart Surgery May 11, 2016

Patients' pre-op gait is big clue to longer-term survival, study finds

If 1 in 10 U.S. Smokers Quits, $63 Billion Saved May 10, 2016

Study finds the health cost benefits come within a year

Blood Pressure Patterns May Predict Stroke Risk May 09, 2016

Odds increase with rapid rise in middle age, study finds

Targeted Drug-Delivery System May Treat Pregnancy Complications May 09, 2016

Approach used for fighting tumors could also safely get medicines to placenta, mouse study suggests

E-Cigarette Poisonings Skyrocket Among Young Kids: Study May 09, 2016

Swallowing the liquid nicotine appears to affect kids under 6 the most, data show

Heart Failure Risk Seems to Rise in Winter May 06, 2016

Threat falls when weather warms, but reason for seasonal differences is unclear, study finds

Is Daily Blood Thinner Needed for Irregular Heartbeat? May 06, 2016

Smartphone app may help some people with atrial fibrillation take drugs 'as needed,' study suggests

Statins Might Protect People With Narrowed Leg Arteries May 06, 2016

Study found the cholesterol-lowing drugs associated with reduced risk of amputation, death

Aspirin May Help Protect Against Bile Duct Cancer: Study May 06, 2016

People who took it regularly were three times less likely to develop the disease

Young LGBT Adults Are Target of FDA Stop-Smoking Campaign May 06, 2016

Tobacco use is common among these 18- to 24-year-olds, agency says

FDA Banning E-Cigarette Sales to Minors May 06, 2016

Agency also wants other retail restrictions on access to vaping products

Health Tip: Are E-Cigarettes Safe? May 06, 2016

CDC, FDA say 'no'

Restoring Blood Flow Beats Exercise for Poor Leg Circulation May 05, 2016

Opening vessels could prevent new scarring in muscles, researchers say

Widely Used Heart Drug Tied to Dementia Risk May 05, 2016

Both warfarin and the atrial fibrillation it's often used to treat may raise risk, study suggests

Race May Influence Risk for Irregular Heart Beat May 05, 2016

Whites with heart failure more likely to develop atrial fibrillation, research finds

Sleep Apnea May Raise Heart Risks in People With Pacemakers May 05, 2016

Study found the combo was linked to raised odds of irregular heartbeat

Seniors: Pump Iron, Live Longer May 04, 2016

Twice-weekly strength training cut risk of dying during 15-year study

No Statins Before Heart Surgery, Study Suggests May 04, 2016

They don't prevent complications and may cause kidney damage, researchers report

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