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Too Few Seniors Check Their Medical Records Online November 28, 2014

Study shows older Americans get left behind when it comes to tracking their own health

Holiday Eating Tips for People With Diabetes November 28, 2014

Plan ahead and make exercise a part of your tradition, expert advises

Health Tip: Monitor Your Child's Fat and Cholesterol Consumption November 28, 2014

Offer plenty of fruit and veggies

Want Kids to Eat Better? Get Them Cooking November 27, 2014

Children involved in food prep classes may eat more fruits, veggies and fiber, study says

Expert Shares Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Tips November 27, 2014

Loved ones need to understand risks some foods pose for those with celiac disease

Too Few Americans Undergo Dementia Screening November 26, 2014

More than half of people with the condition never had a thinking/memory test, study found

Weight Could Influence Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief November 26, 2014

Study finds overweight people are less likely to have remission

Obesity Tied to Half a Million Cancers Worldwide, Report Shows November 26, 2014

Largest number of obesity-related cancers diagnosed in North America and Europe, researchers report

Health Tip: Plan a Healthy Thanksgiving Menu November 26, 2014

Include these nutritional choices

Health Tip: Kick Unhealthy Eating Habits November 26, 2014

Don't neglect breakfast

Parents Need to Take Lead on Teen Concussion Prevention November 25, 2014

Expert advises protective gear, and baseline concussion testing for athletes

Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study November 25, 2014

If damaged skin exposed to peanut proteins in household dust, chances of allergy higher, researcher says

Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens November 25, 2014

Researchers find odds raised in both boys and girls developing sooner than peers

Teens Given Anxiety, Sleep Meds May Be at Risk for Drug Abuse November 25, 2014

Study finds illicit drug use more likely after their prescribed medications run out

Yogurt Every Day May Help Keep Diabetes Away November 25, 2014

Study found modest effect against the disease, but experts say overall healthy diet is still best approach

Calorie Counts Mandated at Chain Restaurants, FDA Says November 25, 2014

Rules also apply to theater popcorn, bakeries and ice cream parlors

Obese Employees Miss More Work, Study Finds November 24, 2014

Additional missed days cost U.S. economy more than $8 billion a year, researchers report

Kids' Bag Lunches Not Meeting Nutrition Guidelines: Study November 24, 2014

Second study found that providing classroom breakfast didn't improve grades, though longer-term studies are needed

Childhood Obesity Brings Host of Health Problems, Researchers Report November 24, 2014

High blood pressure, liver problems and heart disease risk upped in heavy kids

Adult-Sized ATVs Deadly for Kids, Report Shows November 24, 2014

Study highlights risks associated with all-terrain vehicles

Jogging May Help Seniors Walk Better November 24, 2014

Study found that the high-aerobic activity of running helped people walk more efficiently

'Tis the Season of Challenges for Those With Food Allergies November 22, 2014

Expert gives tips on avoiding problems

Close Friends May Be Key to Teens' Drinking November 21, 2014

Larger peer group is less important when it comes to drinking or not, study says

Senior-to-Senior Aggression Common in U.S. Nursing Homes November 21, 2014

Up to one in five residents involved in unpleasant, sometimes inappropriate confrontations, N.Y. study suggests

Exercise Might Not Help Some Type 2 Diabetics Control Their Blood Sugar November 20, 2014

Study suggests that about 20 percent of patients carry 'exercise-resistant' genes

Many People Who Drink a Lot Aren't Alcoholics: CDC November 20, 2014

But raising price of alcohol and limiting sales could help curb excessive drinking, researchers say

Cost of Diabetes Care Keeps Climbing, Report Shows November 20, 2014

Increases also seen for prediabetes, undiagnosed diabetes care

Kids Born to Overweight Moms May Face Higher Heart Risks as Adults November 20, 2014

But researchers add that eating behaviors mothers pass on might play greater role than genetics

Type 1 Diabetes Lowered Survival in Study November 19, 2014

Better blood sugar management helped, but risk during 14-year period was still doubled

U.S. Seniors' Health Poorest, Global Survey Shows November 19, 2014

Commonwealth Fund report reveals stark comparison to 10 industrialized countries with universal health coverage

U.S. School Meal Rules Might Work Against Good Nutrition, Study Says November 19, 2014

Federal mandates don't limit added sugar or carbohydrates, researchers say

Alcoholism Damages Brain's White Matter, Scans Show November 18, 2014

Areas tied to decision-making, such as how much to drink, seem most affected, researchers say

Working Night Shift Slows Metabolism, Study Suggests November 18, 2014

Finding means fewer calories burned, and may explain why shift workers tend to gain weight, researcher says

Alcohol Taxes May Give Boost to Public Health, Economy November 18, 2014

Study counters notion that higher prices on booze will cost jobs, researchers say

Even With a Little Weight Gain, Quitting Smoking Is Still Healthier Choice November 18, 2014

Japanese study found that stopping the habit boosted survival, even if a few pounds were added on

Trans Fats May Sap Your Memory November 18, 2014

Researchers report that men who consumed more of them did worse on word recall test

Study Finds No Added Benefit From Routine Heart Scans for Diabetics November 18, 2014

Proper management of disease is best way to reduce heart attack risk, researchers say

Nearly 3 in 10 Americans With Diabetes Don't Know It: Study November 18, 2014

Many had even seen a doctor in the past year, researchers report

Health Tip: Make Holiday Beverages Healthier November 18, 2014

Use skim milk in holiday recipes

Health Tip: Enjoying Dried Fruit November 18, 2014

Avoid products with added sugar

Study Ties Teen Smoking to Risk of Severe Menstrual Cramps November 18, 2014

Tobacco use known to restrict blood flow, researchers say

Calorie-Tracking Apps May Not Help You Lose Weight November 17, 2014

Study found MyFitnessPal made no difference six months after doctors recommended it for patients

Daily Aspirin Fails to Help Older Hearts in Japanese Study November 17, 2014

But study's findings unlikely to change U.S. guidelines, expert notes

Home Cooking Helps Keep the Calories Down November 17, 2014

But veggies at school lunches get left on the plate, say researchers studying healthy eating

Many Teens Suffer 'Cyber' Dating Abuse, Study Suggests November 17, 2014

Researcher said the participants were part of 'high-risk' population

Could Wine, Chocolate Help Shield Your Heart From Smog? November 17, 2014

Researchers say air pollution's effects lessened in older men who consumed flavonoids, but more research needed

Health Tip: Cutting Back on Salt November 17, 2014

Fresh foods tend to have less than prepared

Most in U.S. Aren't Suitable Kidney Donors, Study Says November 14, 2014

Health or financial reasons disqualify more than 75 percent, researchers report

Sleep Apnea Linked to Kidney Disease Progression in Diabetics November 14, 2014

Screening for sleep disorder could spot those at risk for more rapid loss of renal function, researchers say

Mom's Weight Might Influence Baby's Earliest Development November 14, 2014

Overweight at conception linked to changes in embryo's ability to grow properly, research suggests

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