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Preterm or Small Birth Tied to Long-Term Risks to Heart, Brain September 01, 2014

But researchers say exercise, education may help overcome deficiencies

Study Counters Critics of Plainer Cigarette Packaging August 29, 2014

Tobacco industry claims change would harm small businesses, but Australian experience refutes that

Sleep Apnea Treatment Helps Seniors, Study Finds August 27, 2014

British researchers report it improved slumber, lowered daytime sleepiness

Everest Study Finds High Altitude Affects Blood Pressure August 27, 2014

Researchers also report blood-pressure drug works well at sea level but not at great heights

Heart Studies Don't Reflect Real-World Patients, Study Finds August 26, 2014

Participants are healthier, possibly skewing results

'Sleep Drunkenness' Is Common and Linked to Other Behavior Issues August 26, 2014

But condition remains poorly defined and little understood, researcher says

Study: Aspirin Might Work Instead of Warfarin for Deep Vein Clots August 26, 2014

But heart experts say it's not a preferred or ideal choice

Ban Indoor Use of E-Cigarettes, U.N. Health Agency Says August 26, 2014

Recommendation comes a day after similar calls for regulation by American Heart Association

Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks August 26, 2014

Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults

Number of Young Non-Smokers Who Tried E-Cigs Tripled in 2 Years August 25, 2014

CDC report also finds that teens who used the devices were more likely to say they would try smoking

Mental Decline a Risk Factor for Stroke, Study Suggests August 25, 2014

Link may lie in impaired blood circulation to the brain, researchers say

E-Cigarettes Should Be Regulated Like Tobacco: American Heart Association August 25, 2014

Group's policy statement also calls for ban on marketing, sales to young people

Health Tip: Manage Stress to Keep Diabetes in Check August 25, 2014

Get regular exercise

Low-Nicotine Cigarettes May Not Lead to More Smoking August 22, 2014

Concerns about inhaling more toxic chemicals weren't borne out in study

Getting Healthier a Big Money-Saver for People With Diabetes August 21, 2014

Sticking with a fitness and nutrition plan can save more than $500 a year in health-care costs, study finds

Low Birth Weights May Put Black Women at Risk for Diabetes August 21, 2014

Study found association regardless of their current weight

Blacks May Face Higher Risk of Diabetes-Linked Vision Loss August 21, 2014

Diabetic macular edema seems to strike some types of patients more frequently

New Test Helps Diagnose Type 1 Diabetes August 21, 2014

But negative result doesn't rule out disease, FDA warns

Study Ties Colds, Flu to Rare Risk of Stroke in Kids August 20, 2014

Cause seems related to inflammation of the arteries, researchers say

Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women August 20, 2014

Study found it lowered risk even if they were obese

Tight Blood Pressure Control Doesn't Raise Risk of Falls, Study Says August 20, 2014

Findings counter common beliefs about intensive treatment

Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some August 20, 2014

People with underlying heart rhythm disorders may want to avoid clarithromycin, study suggests

Hospital Discharge a Key Time to Help Smokers Quit August 19, 2014

New study finds that follow-up monitoring and care is crucial

For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist Long-Term, Study Finds August 19, 2014

Increased odds for asthma seen into teen years

Good Neighbors Are Good for Your Heart, Study Says August 19, 2014

People who felt like they were a part of their community had lower risk of heart attack

Big Drop in U.S. Heart-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths, Study Finds August 18, 2014

Lifestyle changes, wider use of medications driving the trend, researchers say

Study: Vigorous Exercise Seems Safe for Heart Transplant Recipients August 18, 2014

Small trial found intense activity can improve exercise capacity, lower blood pressure

Health Tip: Reducing Your Chances of Heart Disease if You Have Diabetes August 18, 2014

Keep risk factors in check

Severe Sleep Apnea May Boost Odds for Stubborn High Blood Pressure August 15, 2014

The two conditions may be interconnected, study finds

Less Educated Smokers at Greatest Risk for Stroke, Study Finds August 14, 2014

Highly educated smokers seemed less vulnerable to effects of unhealthy habit over 14 years of follow-up

Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Drinks at Least 1 Soda a Day: CDC August 14, 2014

Of 18 states surveyed, Mississippi had highest rate with 32 percent of adults downing a daily soda

Painkillers May Halve Risk of Breast Cancer Return in Obese Women: Study August 14, 2014

Experts think anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin might help cancer treatments work better

Popular Southern Fare May Harm Your Kidneys August 14, 2014

Study finds fatty, sugary foods raise risk of death linked to organ trouble

Tough Laws Continue to Target Tobacco Sales to Minors August 14, 2014

Everyone in a community must work together to stop illegal sales, U.S. health official says

Are We Overdoing Salt Restrictions? August 13, 2014

Too little sodium can harm heart, study suggests

Children Prescribed Growth Hormone May Face Stroke Risk Later: Study August 13, 2014

Parents should discuss pros and cons of treatment with their child's doctor, researchers suggest

40 Percent of Americans Will Develop Diabetes, CDC Projects August 13, 2014

Rates for black women and Hispanics even higher at 50 percent

Common Irregular Heartbeat May Pose Risks for Surgery Patients August 12, 2014

People with atrial fibrillation have higher odds for stroke after an operation, study finds

For Heart Attack Survivors, More Exercise Isn't Always Better, Study Says August 12, 2014

Excessive walking, running may lose protective effect

Heart Medication Digoxin Linked to Higher Risk of Death for Some August 11, 2014

Increase seen in people with certain abnormal heart rhythms, study finds

Women, Blacks Hit Harder by Heart Disease Risk Factors August 11, 2014

High blood pressure, diabetes play the biggest roles, new research reports

U.S. Lung Cancer Rates Falling Overall, Study Finds August 11, 2014

Yet certain types of lung malignancies are still on the rise

Doctors May Miss Out on Recommending Aspirin Therapy August 08, 2014

Lack of time, uncertainty about benefits among potential reasons why, expert says

Mental Decline Often Precedes a Stroke, Study Finds August 07, 2014

Study suggests assessing seniors' memory, thinking skills to identify those at risk

Could Chiropractic Manipulation of Your Neck Trigger a Stroke? August 07, 2014

American Heart Association releases statement saying risk may be increased if artery wall is torn

Coaching May Help Diabetics Battle Depression, Disease Better August 06, 2014

Study found mental health sessions allowed patients to manage blood sugar levels more effectively

Prisons That Bar Smoking May Boost Inmates' Health: Study August 06, 2014

Rates of tobacco-related deaths 11 percent lower after long-term bans, researchers say

Speedy Delivery of Clot-Busting Drug Helps Stroke Patients Avoid Disability August 06, 2014

Big review of the data shows the power of tPA, and the necessity of quick treatment

One in 10 Cancer Survivors Still Smoke Years Later, Study Finds August 06, 2014

Experts say finding shows how hard it is to quit, and that doctors need to make better effort to help

Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Cancer, Study Shows August 06, 2014

Taking low-dose pill each day fights numerous malignancies, and benefits outweigh any risk

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