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Cutting-Edge Gene Tests May Improve Management of Autism September 01, 2015

Results could help personalize care, experts say

Cutting Calories May Help You Fend Off Age-Linked Disease: Study September 01, 2015

Smaller portions could lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, even in low-risk people

More Older Americans Falling Prey to Bike Injuries September 01, 2015

Riders over 45 a big part of jump in hospital admissions for more severe accidents, report finds

Too Much Weight in Midlife Tied to Earlier Alzheimer's September 01, 2015

Slimming down might delay dementia, research suggests

Seniors Often Underestimate Their Frailty, Study Finds August 31, 2015

Nearly one-quarter had trouble getting out of hospital bed, walking 10 feet and getting back in bed

Many Teens With Chronic Illnesses Use Alcohol, Pot August 31, 2015

Four out of 10 high schoolers with medical conditions used one or both in past year, study found

Could Lots of Coffee Up Heart Risks for Young Adults With High Blood Pressure? August 31, 2015

Study finds an association, but can't prove cause and effect

Proposed NYC Law May Trim 54 Calories From Kids' Fast Food Meals August 31, 2015

If passed, legislation would also reduce levels of fat and sodium, study says

Knee, Hip Replacement Surgeries Linked to Heart Risks August 31, 2015

Odds are highest in the month following the procedure, study finds

Some Sobering Stats on Kids and Drinking August 31, 2015

Report finds many starting at younger ages, so more likely to binge drink

Hate Hangovers? Then Don't Drink Too Much August 31, 2015

Researchers say supposed cures don't chase away that woozy morning-after misery

FDA Warns of Joint Pain Tied to Common Type 2 Diabetes Drugs August 28, 2015

Agency advises users with such symptoms to contact their doctor

Settling the Back-to-School Jitters August 28, 2015

Mental health expert says some kids get anxious about returning to the classroom, but parents can help

Many Seniors With Cancer Use Alternative Medicines: Study August 28, 2015

And a majority of these patients don't tell their doctors about it

Obesity May Be Linked to Greater Risk of Stillbirth August 28, 2015

High blood pressure, placental problems could be the connection, researchers say

'Goth' Teens Report More Depression, Self-Harm August 28, 2015

But study findings didn't prove cause-and-effect, only showed an association

Many Kids Tossing Fruits, Veggies in Trash Since New U.S. School Lunch Rules August 27, 2015

Although youngsters put produce on their trays, they're throwing out about a third more, study found

Even Short Bouts of Activity May Help Kids' Health August 27, 2015

Three minutes every half hour for three hours lowered blood sugar levels, study says

Antibiotics Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk August 27, 2015

Researchers don't know if the drugs signal developing disease, or contribute to it

Healthier School Meals Offered Across U.S., Feds Find August 27, 2015

Students get more fruits and veggies, less salt

Longer Colonoscopy Time May Cut Cancer Risk August 27, 2015

Viewing time of less than 6 minutes linked to higher cancer rates, study finds

Summer Is High Time for College Kids Trying Illegal Substances August 27, 2015

But illicit painkiller use tends to begin in winter, study finds

Health Tip: If Allergic to Eggs August 27, 2015

Here are potential substitutes

Oldest Sister at Greater Risk of Obesity, Study Contends August 27, 2015

Researcher suggests firstborns may have decreased blood supply, nutrients in womb

Mixed Findings on Pot's Effect on the Developing Brain August 26, 2015

One of two new studies suggests marijuana use in teen years might be more harmful for males

Medical Groups Endorse Early Exposure to Peanut Products for High-Risk Infants August 26, 2015

Interim guidance issued in response to study that found exposure lowered chances of allergy by 80 percent

Only 1 in 5 Gay Teen Boys Get HIV Test August 26, 2015

Rates much higher in those over 18, researchers say

Seniors More Likely to Wind Up in Hospital After Outpatient Surgery: Study August 25, 2015

Older patients need more help with discharge, dosing instructions, researchers say

American Kids Growing Fatter Than Their Canadian Cousins August 25, 2015

Rates for school children differ significantly, CDC study finds

Many Parents Put 'Food Pressure' on Their Kids, Study Finds August 25, 2015

Overweight moms, dads often limit food intake, while those of normal weight push children to eat more

Exercise May Be Good Medicine for Irregular Heartbeat August 24, 2015

Obese patients with atrial fibrillation saw odds of recurrence decline as fitness level improved

Sharp Spike Seen in Statin Use in Elderly Without Heart Disease August 24, 2015

But study notes little evidence exists on the benefits and dangers of doing so

Exercise Best Bet Against Diabetes for College Graduates August 24, 2015

Less educated need more help preventing and managing blood sugar disease, researcher says

Girls Lose Friends for Having Sex But Boys Don't, Study Shows August 24, 2015

Findings among young teens reflect traditional biases about men and women

Back-to-School Tips for Healthy Teeth August 23, 2015

Dental hygiene, good diet and regular checkups make for pearly whites, expert says

Main Dishes May Fall Flat After Stellar Appetizers August 21, 2015

Want your entree to stand out? Use mediocre ingredients in your starter course, study suggests

College Football Players Score More Injuries at Exam Time August 21, 2015

Added stress contributes to risks, researcher says

Weight Loss Fights Liver Condition, No Matter How It's Done August 21, 2015

Through surgery or lifestyle changes, shedding pounds improves nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, study finds

Could a Laser Skin Test Someday Replace Biopsy to Spot Melanoma? August 21, 2015

Small study showed high accuracy but hurdles remain, two experts said

Add Germ Fighters to College Packing List August 21, 2015

Expert suggests including gel sanitizers, wipes

Doctor's Support Boosts Weight Loss, Study Shows August 21, 2015

Researcher suggests including physicians in commercial programs

Healthy Breakfast Is Essential for Kids August 21, 2015

Expert shares tips for morning meals they can't pass up

9 Factors You Can Control May Be Key to Alzheimer's Risk August 21, 2015

Healthy lifestyle important but no guarantee against most common form of dementia, researchers find

Eating on the Run May Mean Eating More Later August 21, 2015

Study found women gobbled more food down after snacking while walking

People With Few Moles Apt to Develop Deadlier Skin Cancer: Study August 20, 2015

They may be less likely to get regular skin exams, advance warning about their risk, researcher says

Health Tip: Poor Eating Habits August 20, 2015

Traits to avoid

Health Tip: Diet Affects Your Dental Health August 20, 2015

Eat healthier for your teeth

Weight Loss While You Relax? Mouse Study Hints It Could Happen August 19, 2015

Researcher envisions 'game-changer' in obesity treatment

Genetically Modified Foods, Herbicides and Human Safety August 19, 2015

2 researchers decry heavy use of weedkillers; manufacturer says no threat exists

Revamp Abdominal Aneurysm Screening, Save More Men's Lives: Study August 19, 2015

Smokers, seniors and those with high blood pressure face greatest risk

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