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Want Better Heart Health? There's an App for That August 31, 2016

Smartphones can help keep you on track with lifestyle changes

Weight-Loss Surgery Sheds Pounds Long Term August 31, 2016

10-year follow-up study finds many who had gastric bypass kept weight off

Health Tip: Spotting the Signs of an Effective Weight-Loss Program August 31, 2016

Make sure it offers these key features

3 Steps to Lower a Woman's Risk of Premature Birth August 31, 2016

Study finds there's lots mothers-to-be can do to help ensure they deliver at full-term

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

Canadian study found that structural problems saw biggest declines

Health Tip: Choose Healthier Sides for Your Barbecue August 29, 2016

Lighten up drinks, desserts and sides

Teach Your Kids to Pick, Prepare and Pack Their School Lunch August 26, 2016

Getting them involved boosts the odds they will actually eat it, experts say

Friendships Matter if You Want to Lose Weight August 26, 2016

Study found overweight people more likely to shed pounds if they spend time with thin friends

Excess Weight Tied to Higher Risk for Many Cancers, Experts Say August 24, 2016

International committee finds thinner folks less likely to develop variety of malignancies

Could Weight-Loss Surgery Boost Odds of Preemie Birth? August 24, 2016

Monitoring is essential, especially later in pregnancy, study suggests

Season of Conception May Affect Fetal Brain Growth August 24, 2016

Babies conceived in winter more apt to have learning problems and vitamin D might play a role, study finds

Diabetes Drug May Help Kids With Autism Fight Unwanted Pounds August 24, 2016

Weight gain is a side effect of antipsychotic drugs used to treat irritability and agitation

Breast-Feeding Rates Climb, But Many Moms Quit Early: CDC August 23, 2016

American Academy of Pediatrics recommends babies get only breast milk for the first 6 months of life

Health Tip: Pack Healthier Lunches August 23, 2016

But don't sacrifice variety and taste

Health Tip: Shop for the Freshest Fish August 23, 2016

Here's how to tell

No More Than 6 Teaspoons of Added Sugars a Day for Kids August 22, 2016

New guidelines aim to help improve children's overall diet, health

Food, Even Water Can Spoil When the Power Goes Out August 22, 2016

A few precautions will help prevent contamination that can make you sick, CDC says

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

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

To Keep Teens Slim, Focus on Health not Weight August 22, 2016

New American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines cover preventing obesity and eating disorders

'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

Health Tip: Eating Healthy on a Family Trip August 19, 2016

Suggestions for vacation

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

Could Diet in Pregnancy Raise Child's Odds for ADHD? August 18, 2016

Study underscores importance of good prenatal nutrition

Peanut Allergy Treatment: The Earlier in Childhood, the Better August 18, 2016

Exposure therapy for infants and toddlers leaves 4 out of 5 'desensitized,' study finds

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

Celiac Disease Risk May Be Tied to Time, Place of Birth August 16, 2016

Swedish study finds lower risk of the digestive disorder in babies born in winter or cooler climates

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

Smoking, inactivity top the list of culprits, researchers say

Women's Cancer Risk Rises With Years Spent Overweight August 16, 2016

Study found odds for 4 types rose 10 percent for every decade of obesity

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

Lack of dietary choices tied to early signs of heart disease

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

Health Tip: Do Your Homework Before Dining Out August 15, 2016

Make sure there are healthy options

Cancer Survivors More Prone to Obesity, Study Finds August 12, 2016

Risk appears to be particularly high for people who had breast or colon cancer

Ditch Your Car, Ride Your Bike and Check Your Scale August 12, 2016

European study finds people who mostly use bikes to get around weigh less

Where Do Americans Buy Most of Their Junk Food? August 12, 2016

Hint: Not where you probably suspect

How to Get Your Child Ready for a Successful School Year August 11, 2016

Good sleep, ample exercise and sound nutrition are keys, doctor says

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

Health Tip: Young Men Shouldn't Scrimp on Nutrition August 11, 2016

Good choices promote better health

Obesity May Be Bad for the Brain, Too August 10, 2016

Study found 10-year difference in amount of white matter between obese and lean people

What Mom-to-Be Eats Determines Bugs in Baby's Gut: Study August 09, 2016

Scientists say finding is key because these microbes play role in immune system development and more

Sugary, High-Fat Western Diet Tied to Denser Breast Tissue August 08, 2016

Previous research has linked higher density to increased risk of breast cancer

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

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

Underweight Seniors May Have Added Alzheimer's Risk August 05, 2016

Study links lower body weight to increased amounts of disease-causing plaque in the brain

Body Acceptance Rises for Women August 05, 2016

But study finds men a bit concerned about their muscle size

Half of U.S. Women Weigh Too Much Before Getting Pregnant August 05, 2016

Excess weight puts mom and baby at risk, ob-gyn expert says

Health Tip: Need More Energy? August 04, 2016

Focus on nutrition

Average American 15 Pounds Heavier Than 20 Years Ago August 03, 2016

Growing wider but not taller, research shows

Breast-Fed Preemies Do Better on Skills Tests: Study August 03, 2016

Research points up the need to support new mothers' efforts to breast-feed

Health Tip: Opt for Healthier Beverages August 02, 2016

Suggestions to avoid needless sugar and calories

Fat May Not Hike Heart Attack Risk: Study August 01, 2016

But it does raise diabetes risk, research with twins found

Order Lunch Early, Lose Weight Later? August 01, 2016

Study found those who picked their meal an hour or more before eating it chose lower-calorie fare

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