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

Study found it lowered risk even if they were obese

Want to Stay Slim? Leave the Car at Home August 20, 2014

Driving to work, rather than walking, cycling or public transit, tied to extra pounds in study

Health Tip: Teach Children Not to Waste Food August 19, 2014

Make sure school lunch has food they'll eat

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

Lunchbox Hygiene Helps Prevent Foodborne Illness, Expert Says August 18, 2014

Pack a paper towel or wax paper so kids don't set food down on dirty tables

Health Tip: Losing Weight May Help Against Osteoarthritis August 15, 2014

Too much weight can strain joints

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

Are We Overdoing Salt Restrictions? August 13, 2014

Too little sodium can harm heart, study suggests

Malnutrition Threatens Many U.S. Seniors Seen at ERs August 13, 2014

Depression, dental problems, difficulty buying groceries among most common reasons, study finds

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

Rates for black women and Hispanics even higher at 50 percent

Obese More Likely to Survive Serious Bloodstream Infection August 12, 2014

Researchers aren't sure why extra weight seemed protective for sepsis

Health Tip: Brush Up on Nutrition for Back to School August 11, 2014

Start the year with a healthy eating plan

Plan Children's Meals That Make the Grade August 09, 2014

Put healthy foods on your back-to-school shopping list, dietitian advises

School Vending-Machine Bans May Not Boost Kids' Nutrition: Study August 08, 2014

Comprehensive school policies are needed, researchers say

Poorly Packed Lunches Can Cause Food Poisoning August 08, 2014

Health officials share tips for keeping perishables safe

Experts Issue Guidelines for Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome August 08, 2014

Certain interventions may ease IBS, while others work against chronic constipation

Eating Out Equals Eating More August 07, 2014

Study found dining at fast-food spots, restaurants added 200 calories a day, on average

Health Tip: Signs That an Elderly Person Isn't Eating Right August 07, 2014

Including unexplained weight loss

Pride Over Weight Loss May Help Drive Anorexia August 06, 2014

Researchers see need to redirect positive emotions

Health Tip: Feeding Your Body Essential Nutrients August 06, 2014

Here's what you should be eating

'Immunonutrition' Ill-Advised for ICU Patients on Feeding Tube, Study Says August 05, 2014

Adding agents to boost immune system might actually be harmful

The 'Bear' Facts on Obesity and Diabetes August 05, 2014

Hibernating grizzlies offer new clues to common human ailments, scientists say

Health Tip: Give Kids Nutritious Meals August 05, 2014

Suggestions for healthy offerings

Health Tip: Protecting Children's Teeth August 04, 2014

Don't put juice in baby's bottle

Obesity Might Slow You Down at Work August 01, 2014

Heavier people, no matter what age, may have less endurance in manufacturing jobs, study suggests

Food Is a Common Choking Hazard for Kids, Doctor Says August 01, 2014

Experts warn that children under 5 are most vulnerable

Older Women With Asthma Face Worse Health Outcomes August 01, 2014

Making breathing issues a priority can help improve their overall condition, researchers say

Health Tip: Am I A Binge Eater? August 01, 2014

Controlling eating habits

Hairdo Trumps Exercise for Many Black Women, Study Finds July 31, 2014

But shift toward lower-maintenance styles may free some up for physical activity

Kids' Lunch Boxes Often Fall Short on Nutrition July 31, 2014

Less than one-third of home meals met federal standards for school-served foods, study finds

1 in 4 U.S. Kids Underestimate Their Weight, Study Finds July 31, 2014

Kids and parents need education about healthy weight and healthful lifestyles, experts say

Big Jump in Doctor's Office Visits for Young Adults With Diabetes July 31, 2014

Overall, 1 in 10 consultations in the U.S. now involves a person with the illness, CDC says

Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests July 30, 2014

If parent and preschooler are both overweight, tackling it together works best, researchers say

Gene Mutation May Make Food More Tempting July 30, 2014

Study shows most common genetic link to obesity triggers activity in the brain's reward centers

Fruits, Veggies May Have Their Limits in Boosting Lifespan July 30, 2014

Study shows a benefit, but that tapers off after 5 servings per day

Dieting at Young Age Often Backfires, Study Says July 29, 2014

Researchers find later risk for obesity, alcohol abuse and eating disorders

Kids Will Pass on 'Healthy' Foods July 29, 2014

To improve their eating habits, don't dwell on the benefits of fruits, veggies, researchers say

Healthy Habits May Slow Cellular Signs of Aging, Study Finds July 29, 2014

Pay attention to your lifestyle during stressful times, researcher says

Health Tip: Grill Fruits and Veggies July 29, 2014

Meat isn't the only grill-able food

Healthy School Lunches Get Thumbs Up From Students July 28, 2014

Kids aren't avoiding healthier fare or throwing more food away, research shows

Healthy 'Brown Fat' May Cut Odds for Obesity, Diabetes July 28, 2014

Study confirmed it helps regulate blood sugar levels, increases insulin sensitivity in people with more of it

Healthy Habits May Help Childhood Cancer Survivors Avoid Chronic Ills July 28, 2014

Lifestyle choices influence long-term outcomes, researcher says

Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea May Trigger Weight Gain July 28, 2014

Study found overweight kids who had surgery were more likely to become obese within seven months

A Healthy Lifestyle May Deflect Dementia July 15, 2014

Older folks who began eating right, exercising did better on memory and problem-solving tests in study

Omega-3s in Diet May Help Ward Off Lou Gehrig's Disease July 15, 2014

Study found strong association between higher intake and lower odds for ALS

Organic Foods May Be Healthier, Review Finds July 15, 2014

But critics say the analysis misses some important points

Gays, Lesbians Face Certain Health Challenges, U.S. Report Says July 15, 2014

They're more likely to smoke, binge drink, but also more likely to get regular exercise

Stress May Leave You Heading to the Cookie Jar July 14, 2014

Worried women could be prone to weight gain, study suggests

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