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More U.S. Airports Offer Hands-Only CPR Training July 25, 2017

Kiosks that provide 5-minute sessions are now in 7 air travel hubs, heart association says

Many Primary Care Docs May Miss Prediabetes July 25, 2017

Fewer than 1 in 10 surveyed named all risk factors identified by the American Diabetes Association

Is the 'Anti-Statin' Trend Threatening Lives? July 25, 2017

Internet-fueled movement has heart experts concerned about potential consequences

Videotaping Sleepers Raises CPAP Use July 24, 2017

Viewing the tapes helped convince patients to stick with the sleep apnea treatment, study found

One Stroke Raises Risk for Another, Even Years Later: Study July 24, 2017

Ongoing care is essential to prevent recurrence, experts say

Blame Diabetes: Rates of 2 Nerve Conditions on the Rise July 21, 2017

Neurologist says one causes burning pain, the other causes problems with heart rate and blood pressure

Targeting 9 Risk Factors Could Prevent 1 in 3 Dementia Cases: Study July 20, 2017

Reducing mid-life hearing loss might make the biggest difference

Good Diet, Exercise While Pregnant Could Cut C-section Risk July 20, 2017

These healthy habits also lower odds for other obstetric complications, study shows

As Your Weight Creeps Up, So Does Your Risk of Heart Failure July 19, 2017

But losing a few pounds might help decrease the damage, cardiologist suggests

Healthy Heart in 20s, Better Brain in 40s? July 19, 2017

Following lifestyle recommendations in young adulthood pays off later, study says

'Smart' Robot Technology Could Give Stroke Rehab a Boost July 19, 2017

State-of-the-art harness shows promise in early trials

Early Menopause May Be Tied to Type 2 Diabetes July 19, 2017

When periods stop before 40, risk is 4 times greater compared to late menopause, study suggests

Health Tip: Preventing Diabetic Foot Sores July 19, 2017

What you can do

More Than 100 Million Americans Have Diabetes or Prediabetes: CDC July 18, 2017

Lifestyle changes can prevent full-blown disease, report says

More Evidence That Midlife Weight Gain Harms Your Health July 18, 2017

Risk of diabetes, heart disease rises when waistlines widen slowly, study finds

Reducing Repeat Hospitalizations Doesn't Harm Patients: Study July 18, 2017

Obamacare guidelines may mean better follow-up after discharge, researchers suggest

Create Your Own Quit-Smoking Plan July 18, 2017

Change habits that foster tobacco use

Can Poor Sleep Boost Odds for Alzheimer's? July 18, 2017

Studies found sleep apnea tied to higher levels of tell-tale plaques, proteins in brain

Teens Keep Building Bone After They Stop Growing: Study July 17, 2017

10 percent of bone mass accumulates after teens reach their adult height, making healthy habits a must

Not All Plant Foods Are Equal July 17, 2017

Analysis found that only healthy fruits, vegetables and grains guarded against heart disease

9/11 Survivors More Likely to Have Heart, Lung Diseases July 17, 2017

Study found those exposed to dust cloud also more prone to develop asthma

Health Tip: Balancing Stress at Work July 17, 2017

How to handle it

Sound Sleep May Help You Junk the Junk Food July 14, 2017

Well-rested workers less likely to overeat after a stressful day, study finds

Timing Is Everything With Heart Attacks July 14, 2017

These crises tend to be more frequent on certain days, seasons, study finds

New Diabetes Treatment Teaches Rogue Immune Cells to Behave July 14, 2017

'Stem cell educator' provided at least 4 years' benefit for some people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, study says

Working Too Much Might Tip Heart Into Irregular Rhythm July 14, 2017

Study shows a link between on-the-job hours and atrial fibrillation, but couldn't prove cause-and-effect

Quitting Smoking Can Bring Healthier Sinuses Years Later: Study July 13, 2017

Smoking-related sinus pain, swelling and inflammation are reversible, new research finds

Study Spots Cause of Global Outbreak of Infections Tied to Heart Surgeries July 13, 2017

Bacteria traced to heating-cooling units used on operating rooms caused cases in multiple countries

Fewer U.S. Dollars Spent on Cardiac Arrest Research: Study July 12, 2017

Other causes of death claim the lion's share of funding

CT Scans Might Help Gauge Heart Attack Risk July 12, 2017

Researchers aim to identify vulnerable patients before damage becomes irreversible

Does Stress Worsen Chemical Harms in Pregnancy? July 12, 2017

Researchers find greater odds for low birth weight babies

Docs Should Counsel Even Healthy People on Diet, Exercise, Experts Say July 11, 2017

Influential panel urges doctors to talk to low-risk adults about lifestyle

CPAP Mask Not a Prescription for Heart Troubles July 11, 2017

Device helped with sleep apnea, but didn't cut deaths from cardiovascular causes, study finds

Do Moms Who Smoke in Pregnancy Raise Their Odds for a Troubled Teen? July 11, 2017

Study found link between smoking and antisocial, criminal behavior in offspring

Viagra Might Make for a Safer, More Effective Stent July 11, 2017

In animal study, coating the artery-opening devices with the drug kept vessels clear longer

Fatal First-Time Heart Attacks More Common in Blacks: Study July 10, 2017

Black men are twice as likely to die, so prevention is crucial, researcher says

How Poor Sleep Might Raise Odds for Alzheimer's July 10, 2017

A few bad nights might not hurt, but chronic sleep problems may be cause for concern, researcher says

For Holocaust Survivors, Raised Risk of Cancer July 10, 2017

Study followed more than 150,000 people for 45 years

Living With Purpose May Help Seniors Sleep Soundly July 10, 2017

Sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome are less common in those with a reason to get up in the morning, study finds

Exercising Safely With Diabetes July 07, 2017

How to make it part of your care plan

Most Relationships Survive Struggles With Infertility July 07, 2017

Study finds couples who seek in vitro fertilization are not at added risk of divorce

Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports July 06, 2017

Agency head calls persistent geographic gap a 'significant public health problem'

Smoking On the Rise in Movies Aimed at Young: Study July 06, 2017

Rise prompts call for R rating on movies that show or imply tobacco use

Opioids a Threat to Seniors With COPD July 06, 2017

Odds of heart-related death increased in these patients after new painkiller use, researchers say

'Simple 7' Steps Can Help Improve Blood Pressure in Blacks July 05, 2017

Adherence to the American Heart Association guidelines may help prevent stroke, study finds

Is Shingles Tied to Heart, Stroke Risk? July 05, 2017

More research is needed, but doctors should warn patients, researchers say

Why People With Autism Avoid Eye Contact June 30, 2017

Direct gaze stresses part of the brain tied to social behavior; the study finding might improve therapies

Many People With Type 1 Diabetes Still Make Some Insulin June 30, 2017

Surprising finding hints at potential future therapy

Some Prostate Drugs May Do Harm June 29, 2017

Hormone-based meds linked to higher blood sugar and 'bad' cholesterol levels in small study

Obamacare May Have Slashed Cardiac Arrest Rate in Oregon June 28, 2017

'Extraordinary reduction' seen among middle-aged adults after enactment of health care law

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