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Is It Really True That Chocolate May Be Good for You? October 21, 2016

A component in cocoa seems to help control blood sugar and inflammation, but there's a caveat

Study Counters Notion That Heart Surgery Poses More Kidney Risks to Women October 20, 2016

If factors such as other health conditions are taken into account, gender difference disappears

Digestive Byproduct Tied to Meat Raises Risks for Some Heart Patients October 19, 2016

Those with narrowed leg arteries and high levels of the byproduct had higher odds of dying early, study suggests

For Overheated Viewers of Presidential Race: 'De-Escalate First' October 19, 2016

Psychologist offers tips to lower stress over bitter campaign playing out in family rooms across America

Health Tip: Ease Stress If You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis October 19, 2016

Here are some suggestions

Are Vegetarian Diets Heart-Healthier? October 18, 2016

Study finds no significant difference in 10-year cardiovascular risk, but one expert is skeptical of research

Irregular Heart Rhythm Patients May Not Always Need Blood Thinners: Study October 18, 2016

If episodes of atrial fibrillation are brief, the risk of stroke is low, specialists say

Have Type 2 Diabetes? Try Walking After Eating October 18, 2016

Study found it lowered blood sugar levels more than other exercise, particularly if done after dinner

Sleep Apnea May Boost Risk for Post-Op Problems October 17, 2016

Certain patients should be checked for the disorder before having surgery, researchers say

Statins Often Interact With Other Heart Drugs October 17, 2016

Doctors, patients should be aware of risky combinations, heart group says

No Link Between Caffeine, Irregular Heartbeat in Heart Failure Patient Study October 17, 2016

Stress test didn't show short-term changes after coffee drinking

Little Gains in Efforts to Boost Outpatient Care October 17, 2016

Large analysis finds declines or stagnation in many basic health measures

Exercise Can Help Manage Type 1 Diabetes October 14, 2016

But physical activity doesn't replace need for insulin treatment

More Evidence Linking Obesity to Liver Cancer October 14, 2016

And type 2 diabetes more than doubles the odds, researchers say

Smokeless Tobacco Product Tied to Higher Risk of Prostate Cancer Death October 14, 2016

Safety of snus use called into question

Texting While Parenting: A 21st Century Trap October 14, 2016

Smartphones can get in the way of family life, and stress is the result, study finds

1 in 5 U.S. Young Adults Uses Hookah October 13, 2016

Misperceptions abound that it's safer than cigarettes, researchers say

'Doc, This Election's Killing Me!' October 13, 2016

More than half of Americans report stress as Clinton, Trump battle for the White House

Smartphone Device Detects Undiagnosed Irregular Heartbeat October 13, 2016

Cardiologists say more research needed before mass screening for atrial fibrillation can be justified

Researchers Pinpoint More Genes Linked to Vitiligo October 12, 2016

Genetic clues to this autoimmune disease could lead to breakthroughs for related disorders, researchers say

Why Parenting May Be More Stressful for Mom October 12, 2016

Mothers are often doing household chores, but dads get more play time with the kids, study finds

Calcium Supplements May Not Be Heart Healthy October 11, 2016

Another study shows link to poorer cardiovascular health from the pills, but can't prove cause-and-effect

Chronic Disease in Mom May Be Linked to Newborns' Heart Disease October 11, 2016

Risk highest among women born with heart defects or who developed type 2 diabetes, study suggests

Are Some Blood Pressure Meds Linked to Depression, Bipolar Risk? October 11, 2016

Researchers add the effect was small, and study did not prove cause and effect

Sudden Drops in Blood Pressure Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia October 11, 2016

Dizziness, faintness on standing could be sign of danger to brain, but study couldn't prove cause and effect

High-Protein Diets May Not Help Fend Off Diabetes: Study October 11, 2016

These regimens didn't reverse drops in 'insulin sensitivity,' a forerunner of the disease

A Guide to Coping With Corns and Calluses October 10, 2016

Common foot problem can be unsightly, painful and, for some people, dangerous, doctors say

Anger, Heavy Exertion: Fast Track to a Heart Attack? October 10, 2016

But researchers suggest that artery-clogging plaque has to be present to increase risk

High Blood Pressure May Hike Dementia Risk October 10, 2016

New statement from American Heart Association warns of link

Healthy Living May Mean More Healthy Years for Seniors October 07, 2016

Study found they enjoyed longer spans without disability even as they lived longer

Study IDs Effective Rx for Burned-Out Doctors October 07, 2016

Shorter workdays, stress-management training can help the more than half of U.S. physicians affected

Health Tip: Exercise Safely With Diabetes October 07, 2016

Talk with your doctor before you start

U.S. Life Expectancy Lags Behind Other Wealthy Nations October 06, 2016

Diabetes, drugs and guns contribute to disappointing statistics in new global report

Your Post-Heart Attack Survival May Depend on Choice of Hospital October 06, 2016

Patients treated at hospitals with better track records gained additional year of life, study finds

Fitful Sleep May Take Toll on Older Women's Hearts October 06, 2016

Before and after menopause, less sleep linked to plaque buildup in blood vessels, study found

Depression Can Fuel Heart Disease in Midlife Women: Study October 06, 2016

Psychologist recommends mental health screening at routine checkups

Exploding E-Cigarettes Sending 'Vapers' to Burn Centers October 05, 2016

Users say they're unaware the lithium batteries are a potential fire hazard

A Better Diabetes Test? October 05, 2016

Scientists say their mathematical formula improves accuracy of standard blood screen

For Problem Drinkers, Experimental Drug Shows Promise October 05, 2016

Smokers may also benefit, clinical trial suggests

Brain Aneurysm: Lack of Awareness Can Cost Lives October 05, 2016

Husband of late TV journalist leads effort to educate people about the warning signs

Cooling Therapy Might Not Help All Cardiac Arrest Patients October 04, 2016

Study found this standard treatment may do more harm than good for those whose heart stops suddenly in the hospital

FDA Sued Over Delay on Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels October 04, 2016

Lawsuit says agency's decision is more than 4 years overdue

Children With Diabetes Can Have Bright Future October 03, 2016

Advances in management of blood sugar disease help avoid long-term complications, doctor says

More Research Cites Salt's Potential Health Risks October 03, 2016

Every half-teaspoon or so raises risk of premature death by 12 percent, study suggests

Can Childhood Traumas Make You Old Before Your Time? October 03, 2016

Study suggests link between family stress and potential damage to DNA

Some Increased Bleeding Risk Seen With Blood Thinner Xarelto Vs. Pradaxa October 03, 2016

But study wasn't definitive, and heart experts say both newer drugs are better than warfarin

Is Web-Based Test for Prediabetes Faulty? October 03, 2016

Assessment finds 8 in 10 Americans over 60 at risk, a conclusion questioned by several experts

Worry About Job Loss May be Linked to Diabetes Risk: Study October 03, 2016

Blood sugar disorder rate was 19 percent higher for people concerned about getting fired

U.S. Smoking Rates Differ by County, Not Just State October 03, 2016

Regional figures can help health officials tailor prevention programs

1 in 10 Stroke Rehab Interruptions May Be Preventable September 30, 2016

Dehydration, urinary tract infections force patients to return to hospital, study finds