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More Kids and Teens Heading to ER With Headaches October 21, 2016

Study finds hospital admissions for head pain also up; reasons are unclear

Bullied Teen's Suicide Didn't Spur Copycat Attempts: Study October 21, 2016

Canadian case was highly publicized on social media, researchers report

Tips for Keeping Halloween Safe and Fun October 21, 2016

Bobbing for apples, trick-or-treating can expose kids to potential hazards, health experts say

1 in 3 Young Athletes With Concussion Returns to Play on Same Day October 21, 2016

But, medical recommendation is to stay out of game after head injury

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

Even 6th Graders Commit Cyber Dating Abuse: Study October 20, 2016

Those with a history of bullying or who thought violence against girls was normal were most likely perpetrators

Top 3 Mistakes Teen Drivers Make October 20, 2016

Parents don't emphasize safety enough, experts say

Clots May Be the Cause of Fainting in Some Elderly October 19, 2016

But doctors don't often suspect pulmonary embolism, researchers say

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

Exercise May Help People Who Already Have Memory Loss October 19, 2016

But effects only lasted as long as activity continued, study found

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit All-Time High: CDC October 19, 2016

More prevention efforts needed, agency STD specialists say

Having Baby Too Soon After Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risks October 19, 2016

A suitable interval, plus proper nutrition, key to ensuring healthy mom and baby, study finds

Better Way to Treat Seniors' Ankle Fractures? October 19, 2016

'Close contact casting' might help many avoid surgery, study suggests

National School Lunch Program Serving Up Healthier Fare October 19, 2016

Since starting to offer more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, consumption of fat, salt dropped

Mouth and Gut Germs May Be Linked to Migraines October 18, 2016

People who get the severe headaches have more nitrate-reducing microbes, researchers say

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

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

Obesity More Common Among Teens With Autism: Study October 17, 2016

Addressing problem behaviors with food or TV may combat excess weight, researchers suggest

Are Fewer Cervical Cancer Screenings Needed After HPV Vaccine? October 17, 2016

Less testing could reduce risk of false positives and save money, researchers say

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

Large analysis finds declines or stagnation in many basic health measures

Seniors With Hip Fractures Fare Better in Large Teaching Hospitals: Study October 17, 2016

Death rates were higher in smaller community hospitals, Canadian study finds

Foster Kids Face Higher Risk of Health Problems: Study October 17, 2016

They were even more vulnerable than children in low-income, single-parent families

Health Tip: Kids Don't Need a Low-Fat Diet October 17, 2016

Here's why

Health Tip: Health Tip: Risk Factors for Malnutrition October 17, 2016

What makes you more vulnerable

1 in 4 College Students Is Hungry: Survey October 16, 2016

And nearly half say they are food insecure

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

Health Tip: Get Enough Dietary Iron October 14, 2016

Here are good sources

Smartphone Device Detects Undiagnosed Irregular Heartbeat October 13, 2016

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

Another Study Questions Mammography Screening October 12, 2016

But cancer and radiology specialists take issue with findings, say one study unlikely to change guidelines

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

Indoor Tanners Aren't Taking Precautions Against Skin Cancer October 12, 2016

Researchers conclude most are in denial about the health risks

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

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

Health Tip: Watching Portions and Your Wallet October 11, 2016

Opt for budget-friendly bulk foods

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

Study Finds Fault With ICU Treatment of Dementia Patients October 10, 2016

Hospitals put too many on ventilators, adding to their suffering and treatment costs, researchers say

6 Keys to a Safe, Allergy-Free Halloween October 10, 2016

These tips can ease parents' worries and help kids with food allergies or asthma enjoy the holiday

Health Tip: Saut&eacute Your Veggies October 10, 2016

Here's how

Day Care Doesn't Encourage Weight Gain in Kids October 10, 2016

After other factors were weighed, analysis found no link

Target Fast-Food Combo Meals to Cut Sugary Drinks for Kids: Study October 07, 2016

Researchers want chains to stop including the beverages with meal deals to reduce calorie intake

How 'Mindful Eating' Can Keep Kids Slim October 07, 2016

Step one, pediatrician says, is to examine emotional connection to food

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

How to Help Keep Your Kids Safe This Fall October 07, 2016

Remind children to take precautions at dusk to make sure they are visible to cars

Health Tip: Enjoy a Heart-Healthy Football Meal October 07, 2016

Opt for healthier game-day snacks

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

Older Surgery Patients Should Be Screened for Frailty: Study October 06, 2016

Warning signs such as exhaustion increase the risk for bad outcomes, researchers find

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

Psychologist recommends mental health screening at routine checkups

Women's Memory Advantage Might Skew Alzheimer's Diagnosis October 05, 2016

Women tend to hold on to better verbal memory skills as they age compared to men, study finds