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Childhood Asthma May Encourage Obesity, Study Suggests January 20, 2017

Fear of flare-ups might spur kids to limit physical activity, specialists say

Are U.S. Med Schools Skimping on Obesity Training? January 20, 2017

Content of licensing exams suggests doctors may be unprepared to tackle this crisis: study

Screen Time May Not Be So Bad for Teens After All January 20, 2017

Those who spend hours on smartphones, computers, TV can still flourish, develop social skills, study finds

Food Stamp Use Linked to Raised Early Death Risk in Study January 19, 2017

Highlights need to improve health of poorer Americans, researchers say

Study Ties Inflammation, Gut Bacteria to Type 1 Diabetes January 19, 2017

However, it's not yet clear if these factors actually cause the disease

Most Cow's Milk Baby Formulas Don't Up Risk of Type 1 Diabetes January 19, 2017

But one type of formula may be linked to greater chances if given in week 1, study suggests

Health Tip: Help Young Athletes Avoid Malnutrition January 19, 2017

Ways to prevent getting sick

Health Tip: Don't Waste Food January 19, 2017

Suggestions for cutting down

Could Grilled, Smoked Meats Lower Survival After Breast Cancer? January 18, 2017

Study can't prove cause and effect, but raises questions about beef, pork, lamb cooked at high temps

Implanted Defibrillators Benefit Seniors: Study January 18, 2017

Nearly 80 percent of patients were alive 2 years after getting device that restores normal heart rhythm

FDA Offers Guidance on Fish Intake for Kids, Pregnant Women January 18, 2017

Agency recommends 2-3 servings of 'best choices' weekly

Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Sight-Stealing Eye Condition January 18, 2017

Animal tests showed fewer injections needed to treat age-related macular degeneration

Incentives May Spur Poor Families to Buy More Fruits, Veggies January 18, 2017

Many may not know about program that doubles value of food stamps spent on produce, study finds

Health Tip: Investing in Your Fitness January 18, 2017

Don't fall for fads and gimmicks

Health Tip: Get Moving Toward a Healthier You January 18, 2017

Here's what you can do

Monkey Study Boosts Theory That Fewer Calories Can Extend Life January 17, 2017

But calorie restriction should start at older ages, researchers say

1 in 3 Adults Diagnosed With Asthma May Not Have It: Study January 17, 2017

Almost half did not get objective breathing test, researchers in Canada found

Health Tip: Stick With Your Healthy-Eating Resolution January 17, 2017

Remain committed to your New Year's pledge

Can HIV Drugs Boost Syphilis Risk? January 17, 2017

Meds may raise susceptibility to bacterium that causes the sexually transmitted disease, study suggests

Can Coffee Perk Up Heart Health, Too? January 16, 2017

In lab tests, caffeine blocked inflammatory response, but did not prove cause-and-effect

Parents Have Mixed Views on When to Keep Sick Kids Out of School January 16, 2017

Most agree those with diarrhea should stay home, but about half would send a child who had thrown up

Heavy Kids Fare Worse in One Way After Surgery January 13, 2017

Wound infections more common for overweight or obese patients, study says

Kids' Use of Artificial Sweeteners Spiked in Recent Years January 13, 2017

Some studies suggest a link between the sugar substitutes and obesity, researcher says

Cold-Weather Foot Care Key for Diabetics January 12, 2017

It's important to make sure feet stay as dry as possible, especially between the toes

Wearable Sensors May Spot Illness Before Symptoms Start January 12, 2017

New technology could help sense infections, type 2 diabetes and other conditions, scientists say

Rural Americans at Higher Risk of 5 Preventable Causes of Death: CDC January 12, 2017

More smoking, obesity and less use of seatbelts are some possible reasons why

Most of Canada's Packaged Foods, Drinks Have Added Sugars January 12, 2017

Even so-called 'healthy' options and baby foods were laden with the sweet stuff, study finds

Sushi Lovers, Beware: Tapeworm Now Found in U.S. Salmon January 12, 2017

But risk of infection is low, infectious disease doctor says

Protecting Ankles, Feet From Winter's Assaults January 11, 2017

Proper footwear a must, especially for people with nerve damage or extreme sensitivity to cold, foot surgeon says

High Blood Pressure Often Undiagnosed, Untreated January 11, 2017

Half of mobile clinic patients with the condition said they didn't know they had it, study finds

Despite Pledges, No Improvement in Chain Restaurant Kids' Menus: Study January 11, 2017

A 2011 initiative to lower calories, sugar and salt hasn't yielded results, researchers say

Blood Levels of Meat-Linked Chemical Tied to Odds of Heart Trouble January 11, 2017

Produced when meat, eggs and dairy are digested, TMAO may trigger plaque buildup in vessels, researchers explain

Want to Leave Dinner Feeling Full? Bring on the Beans January 11, 2017

Vegetable patties make diners feel fuller than meat so they eat less, Danish study finds

Health Tip: Eat a Protein-Rich Breakfast January 11, 2017

Suggestions for what to serve

Government-Backed Salt Reduction Efforts Could Deliver Big Health Pay Day January 11, 2017

Researchers estimate a 10 percent cut in salt could save millions worldwide from heart disease

Lower-Income Girls in U.S. Feel Unprepared for Puberty January 10, 2017

Doctors, families should talk more about what to expect, researchers say

Native Americans Make Progress Against Diabetes Complication January 10, 2017

Kidney failure down by 54 percent over 2 decades, CDC report finds

High Health Care Deductibles Take Toll on Family Finances January 10, 2017

Studies suggest significant out-of-pocket costs may harm low-income and chronically ill patients

Common Virus May Have Ties to Type 1 Diabetes January 10, 2017

But enterovirus infections probably aren't the only culprit, researchers say

Lots of Red Meat May Be Tied to Gut Disorder in Men January 10, 2017

Diverticulitis involves tears or blockages in colon and can be very painful

Health Tip: Improve Your Diet January 10, 2017

Eat healthier foods

Special Diet May Be Boon for Kids With Crohn's, Colitis January 10, 2017

Eating plan focuses on natural, non-processed foods, such as fruits, veggies and nuts

Warmer Waters May Mean More Toxic Shellfish January 09, 2017

New scientific tool helps predict harmful algae blooms in Pacific

Obamacare Boosts Breast Cancer Screening, Study Finds January 09, 2017

Waiving costs appears to improve mammography rates, but not colonoscopy, even among the poor

Health Tip: Protecting Your Health January 09, 2017

Ways to remain healthy

Hour-Long Nap May Boost Brain Function in Older Adults January 06, 2017

Linked to improved memory and ability to think clearly in study

Weight-Loss Surgery Offers Long-Term Benefit to Very Obese Teens January 06, 2017

Studies show most maintained significant weight loss over 5 years, but complications emerged for some

Seniors' Health Can Tumble After ER Visit January 06, 2017

Disability and loss of agility more likely six months after treatment, study finds

Health Tip: Enjoying Rare Meat Safely January 06, 2017

Suggestions to avoid food poisoning

Health Tip: Not All Food Myths Are Accurate January 05, 2017

Several myths debunked

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