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Healthy Gums Tied to Longer Lives for Women March 29, 2017

Study found link between periodontal disease and shorter lifespan, but cause-and-effect wasn't proven

Smokers May Be Prone to Risks From Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy March 29, 2017

Long-term chances of heart attack, lung cancer higher for women who light up, study finds

Trauma as a Teen May Boost Depression Risk Around Menopause March 29, 2017

Likelihood was more than twice as high, study reports

When Heart Stops Beating, Survival Better at Specialized Heart Centers March 29, 2017

With cardiac arrest, they're more likely to perform procedures to clear blood vessels, study finds

What You Need to Know About Cholesterol March 28, 2017

Heart expert explains the difference between good and bad types

Health Tip: Talk to Your Doctor About Emotional Struggles March 28, 2017

Here's why it's important

Smoking Slows Recovery From Drug Abuse March 27, 2017

People who smoke cigarettes more likely to relapse after battling drug addiction

Just 17 U.S. States Require Defibrillators in Some Schools March 27, 2017

Easy-to-use portable devices can prevent deaths from sudden cardiac arrest, researchers say

Curbing Sleep Apnea Might Mean Fewer Night Trips to Bathroom March 27, 2017

Research finds many men's urinary habits benefit when CPAP mask therapy is used

Leg Pain When Walking: Talk to Your Doctor March 24, 2017

Physician says there are ways to ward off peripheral artery disease

What Drugs Work Best for Diabetic Nerve Pain? March 24, 2017

Data review shows some meds help more than others, but better options still needed

Exercise a Great Prescription to Help Older Hearts March 23, 2017

Not enough doctors recommend cardiac rehab, American Heart Association says

Many Kids With Diabetes Missing Out on Eye Exams, Study Finds March 23, 2017

Those with type 2 disease should see eye doc right away, while type 1 patients can wait 5 years

Daily Glass of Beer, Wine Might Do a Heart Good March 23, 2017

But drinking more may be bad news for your cardiovascular system, researchers say

Smoking Rates Drop After Global Tobacco Treaty March 22, 2017

Countries agreed to implement measures such as tobacco taxes and smoke-free public areas

A Warming Planet Might Mean More Diabetes March 21, 2017

Study found a link between increases in temperature and more cases of the blood sugar disease

Obesity in Youth Tied to Higher Odds for Liver Cancer in Men March 21, 2017

Fatty deposits in the organ, along with diabetes, can raise the risk, researchers and specialists say

Health Tip: Managing Metabolic Syndrome March 21, 2017

Ways to help ward off complications

Health Tip: Slow Down When You're Stressed March 21, 2017

Suggestions to help you relax

ATMs, Coffee Shops Ideal Spots for Heart Defibrillators March 20, 2017

Having the devices easily accessible might save the lives of more cardiac arrest victims

Stress Buster March 20, 2017

The soothing sounds of nature

Pradaxa Beats Warfarin After Heart Rhythm Procedure: Study March 20, 2017

Fewer bleeding problems reported among 'ablation' patients who took the newer blood thinner

Guidelines May Miss Need for Statins in Many U.S. Blacks March 20, 2017

Individualized scans of the arteries may be a better means of spotting patients at risk, researchers say

Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth March 17, 2017

Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear, researcher says

New Cholesterol Drugs May Beat Statins, But Price Tag Is High March 17, 2017

Repatha, inclisiran lowered cholesterol levels even further, but first costs about $14,000 a year to take

Are Blood Thinners Overused in Patients With Irregular Heartbeat? March 17, 2017

Those with low stroke risk might not benefit, new study contends

Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: Study March 16, 2017

Cessation programs help reduce the rate of complications and costs, researchers say

Taking Statins May Boost Heart Surgery Outcomes March 16, 2017

Using cholesterol-lowering medications up to and on operation day linked to better survival rates in study

Intensive Treatment Shows Potential Against Type 2 Diabetes March 15, 2017

Up to 40 percent experienced temporary remission, small study finds

Stent Patients Face Higher Risk of Death After Bleeding, Clots March 15, 2017

Prolonged treatment to prevent clots may increase bleeding risk in some patients, researchers warn

U.S. Medical Groups Sound the Alarm on Climate Change March 15, 2017

Altered weather patterns may already hurt your health, nation's physicians warn

Many With Irregular Heartbeat Not on Meds They Need: Study March 14, 2017

More than 80 percent of patients who suffered a stroke weren't getting adequate anti-clotting therapy

Too Much Screen Time May Raise Kids' Diabetes Risk March 14, 2017

Study finds 3-plus hours each day linked to increased body fat and insulin resistance

Fish Oil Pills May Help After Heart Attack, Specialists Say March 13, 2017

But review does not find it can help prevent heart problems

Failed Fertility Treatments, Poorer Heart Health Later? March 13, 2017

Study found small link, but researchers not sure if treatments or underlying health problems to blame

Health Tip: Help Kids Maintain Healthy Cholesterol March 13, 2017

Foods to eat, and those to avoid

Your DNA May Determine How You Handle the Time Change March 11, 2017

Researcher says genetics play a part in whether you're a night owl, which can make daylight saving a tough transition

Severe Low Blood Sugar Episode May Up Death Risk in Those With Type 2 Diabetes March 10, 2017

Study also found a jump in heart disease and stroke odds

Dizzy Spells in Middle-Age Tied to Dementia Risk Later March 10, 2017

Rapid drops in blood pressure that cause light-headedness may do serious damage, study suggests

Heart Disease Kicks in Earlier for Obese People March 09, 2017

Study found that weight did not affect life span as much as quality of life

Pot Use Tied to Higher Odds for Stroke, Heart Failure March 09, 2017

Study couldn't prove cause and effect, but experts say it's another risk factor to heed

Bad Diets Tied to 400,000 U.S. Deaths in 2015 March 09, 2017

Adding healthy foods such as nuts, seeds, vegetables, whole grains might help prevent premature demise, researchers suggest

Impotence Meds Might Give Men's Hearts a Boost, Too March 09, 2017

But evidence isn't strong enough to routinely recommend Viagra or Cialis after heart attack, experts say

Downside to Gluten-Free Diets: Diabetes Risk? March 09, 2017

People who ate least amount of this protein slightly more likely to develop type 2 disease, study suggests

1 in 7 Obese People Has Normal Blood Pressure, Cholesterol March 09, 2017

But that doesn't mean the excess weight is harmless, researchers say

Health Tip: Resuming Activities After a Heart Attack March 09, 2017

When is the right time?

Eye Exam Might Help Spot Poor Circulation in Legs March 08, 2017

Narrowing of blood vessels in the retina could mimic what's happening in lower limbs, research suggests

Cholesterol's Impact on Heart Attack Risk May Change With Age March 08, 2017

Study found younger patients had low levels of HDL 'good' cholesterol

Winter a Chilling Time for Heart Failure Patients March 08, 2017

Studies found hospitalizations, deaths among these patients highest during that season

Fitbits, Other Trackers May Be Unfit to Measure Heart Rate March 08, 2017

Devices were as much as 34 beats off per minute during certain exercises, study finds

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