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Mediterranean Diet Shows Its Protective Powers in Heart Patients August 29, 2016

Those who ate more produce, fish, olive oil were less likely to die during study period

Heart Birth Defects Dropped After Folic Acid Was Added to Food August 29, 2016

Canadian study found that structural problems saw biggest declines

Fewer Drugs in Pipeline to Treat World's No. 1 Killer August 29, 2016

While number of cancer drugs rose, development of new heart medicines stalled, study finds

Over 64? Want to Cut Your Heart Disease Risk? Try Exercise August 29, 2016

Finnish study finds even moderate exercise lowers odds of early death

Doctors Divided on Safety, Use of Electronic Cigarettes August 26, 2016

When patients ask about safety and using e-cigarettes to stop smoking, doctors' advice differs

Many Teens 'Vaping' for Flavor, Not Nicotine August 25, 2016

Study found that only about a fifth of 12th graders who used an e-cigarette used a nicotine substance

Serious Heart Problem a Family Matter August 25, 2016

If a relative has had an aortic dissection, you could too, study says

Health Tip: Work Through Chronic Pain August 25, 2016

Suggestions for what to do

Blood Test Might Someday Predict Your Stroke Risk August 24, 2016

People with high levels of certain 'biomarkers' had significantly higher odds for an attack, study found

Adult-Onset Asthma Might Raise Heart Risks August 24, 2016

But shared risk factors, such as air pollution, might explain the connection, researchers say

Stress May Take Greatest Toll on Younger Women's Hearts: Study August 24, 2016

Female heart disease patients under 50 were 4 times more likely than male peers to show effects, study found

Cancer on Course to Become Top Killer of Americans August 24, 2016

Report shows it will probably eclipse heart disease as leading cause of death in coming years

Truth or Fib? When Kids Say They're Too Sick for School August 22, 2016

An expert's advice on when to keep your child home

Teen Student-Athletes Often Unfit, Overweight August 22, 2016

Philadelphia study found 15 percent who underwent physical exams also had high blood pressure

Mouse Study Suggests Antibiotics in Kids Might Help Spur Type 1 Diabetes August 22, 2016

Whether link applies to humans isn't clear, researchers say

Mouse Study Suggests Stem Cells May Reverse Stroke Damage August 22, 2016

Experimental treatment helped new brain cells grow

TV Ratings for Parents Let Violence, Drinking Slip Through August 22, 2016

Industry guidelines often misleading, study finds

Fewer Cancer-Causing Chemicals in E-Cigs Than Regular Cigarettes: Study August 19, 2016

But switch from tobacco didn't reduce nicotine levels

'Business Diet' a Bad Deal for the Heart August 19, 2016

Unhealthy eating on the road linked with early signs of artery clogging, study says

Gallstones Linked to Higher Heart Disease Risk August 18, 2016

Researcher says study highlights a connection between the gut and the cardiovascular system

Fatty Fish May Curb Eye Risks for Diabetics, Study Finds August 18, 2016

Those who ate 2 servings a week were 48 percent less likely to develop diabetic retinopathy

Smoking Bans in Affordable Housing Benefit All: Study August 18, 2016

Secondhand exposure lowered, and smokers more likely to quit

Calcium Supplements Might Raise Older Women's Dementia Risk August 18, 2016

Finding even more pronounced if blood flow to brain has been affected, study suggests

Anemia Boosts Stroke Death Risk, Study Finds August 17, 2016

Blood condition is common among older patients

Healthy Diet, Exercise May Help Keep Alzheimer's at Bay August 17, 2016

Study finds people who are active and eat well have fewer brain effects linked to the disease

Child Abuse May Shorten Some Women's Lives August 17, 2016

Extreme stress may affect the way the body's cells function

Don't Lose Sleep Over Screentime at Night August 16, 2016

More exposure to daylight may help people get better shuteye after going online at bedtime, study finds

Do Angioplasty Patients Really Need Beta-Blocker Drugs? August 16, 2016

Study suggests doctors reconsider their use in the absence of heart attack, heart failure

Unhealthy Habits May Cost Canadians 6 Years of Life August 16, 2016

Smoking, inactivity top the list of culprits, researchers say

Heart Health May Hinge on Easy Access to Fresh Food August 16, 2016

Lack of dietary choices tied to early signs of heart disease

Quitting Smoking May Gain You Friends August 16, 2016

Most people who give up cigarettes make at least two new pals, research finds

U.S. College Kids Drink More, Smoke Less Than Others Their Age August 16, 2016

Full-time students aged 18 to 22 also have higher rates of binge-drinking, survey finds

Health Tip: The Pluses of Using an Insulin Pump August 16, 2016

How diabetics may benefit

Heat Waves Hit Seniors Hardest August 16, 2016

Risk of high-temperature trouble rises with age and chronic health issues, experts warn

Too Many Public Defibrillators Out of Reach When Needed August 15, 2016

Canadian study shows many are kept in buildings that aren't always open

How Long Will You Live? Look to Your Parents August 15, 2016

Lower risk of dying from heart disease if mom and dad lived past 70, study suggests

Paying Smokers to Quit May Pay Off August 15, 2016

Study found financial incentives inspired some to overcome the addiction

This Key Neighborhood Factor May Help Smokers Quit August 15, 2016

Study found that the farther a person had to walk to buy cigarettes, the more likely they were to quit

Blood Pressure-Lowering Diet May Help Treat Gout August 15, 2016

DASH eating plan brings blood pressure down, and seems to relieve inflammatory joint problem

Cancer Now Leading Killer in 12 European Nations August 15, 2016

Gains against heart disease and stroke, especially in Western Europe, likely behind the shift

Health Tip: Protect Yourself From Hardened Arteries August 12, 2016

Here's what you can do

U.S. Kids Don't Make the Grade on Heart Health August 11, 2016

Most don't eat right or get enough exercise, and the American Heart Association warns of problems ahead

Tougher U.S. Air Standards Would Be Lifesavers: Study August 10, 2016

Reducing smog could also prevent many illnesses, medical group says

5 Tips to Help Teens Get Needed School-Year Zzzzzs August 10, 2016

Avoid late nights, bright lights, noise and worry to get your rest and have a successful year, expert advises

After-Hours Work Email No Friend of the Family August 10, 2016

Study finds expectation to respond threatens lifestyle balance

Regular Exercise: Antidote for Deadly Diseases? August 10, 2016

High levels of physical activity linked to lower risk for two cancers, diabetes, heart disease and stroke

Fidget Your Way to a Healthier Heart August 09, 2016

Tapping toes, other movement when sitting for long periods may help benefit blood vessels, study suggests

Task Force Calls for More Study Into Risks, Benefits of Kids' Cholesterol Screening August 09, 2016

Panel does recommend screening kids for obesity starting at age 6

Even Poorer Nations Not Immune to High Blood Pressure August 08, 2016

Researchers cite aging populations, diet, inactivity and lack of preventive care

Why Teens Choose E-Cigarettes August 08, 2016

Kids who continue vaping cite 2 key reasons, study finds

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