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Many Kids With Diabetes Missing Out on Eye Exams, Study Finds March 23, 2017

Those with type 2 disease should see eye doc right away, while type 1 patients can wait 5 years

Fruit Juice for Kids: A Serving a Day OK March 23, 2017

Review of studies finds 1 glass of 100-percent juice a day not linked with weight gain

Scientists Working on Solar-Powered Prosthetic Limbs March 23, 2017

Synthetic skin could use sun's energy to power the devices, researchers say

Daily Glass of Beer, Wine Might Do a Heart Good March 23, 2017

But drinking more may be bad news for your cardiovascular system, researchers say

Health Tip: Good Habits Prompt Healthier Eating March 23, 2017

Here's what you should do

Foods Labeled 'Healthy' May Hide Unhealthy Secrets March 22, 2017

Low-fat foods may be filled with sugar, study finds

Smartphone Device Sizes Up Sperm Health March 22, 2017

It analyzes samples in seconds, with 98 percent accuracy, in the privacy of a man's home, researchers say

'Eraser Challenge' Latest Harmful Social Media Trend for Kids March 22, 2017

Burns, abrasions the result as youngsters 'erase' their skin away

Family History of Colon Cancer Calls for Earlier Screening March 21, 2017

Talk to your doctor if relatives have had this cancer

No Evidence Fish Oil in Pregnancy Makes for Brainier Kids March 21, 2017

No intellectual benefits seen at age 7, researchers say

A Warming Planet Might Mean More Diabetes March 21, 2017

Study found a link between increases in temperature and more cases of the blood sugar disease

Obesity in Youth Tied to Higher Odds for Liver Cancer in Men March 21, 2017

Fatty deposits in the organ, along with diabetes, can raise the risk, researchers and specialists say

Do Energy Drinks + Booze = More Injuries? March 21, 2017

Adding caffeine boost to alcohol could make a dangerous cocktail, study suggests

Health Tip: Managing Metabolic Syndrome March 21, 2017

Ways to help ward off complications

Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Won't Curb Men's Dementia Risk March 20, 2017

Brain expert says it's unlikely that any one nutrient would be a 'silver bullet'

Blood Test May Spot Lung Cancer's Return, Even Before Scans March 20, 2017

Small study finds the new technique beats CT and PET scans by around 6 months

1 in 4 Teens Exposed to Secondhand E-Cig Vapors: Report March 20, 2017

Those exposed to tobacco smoke were also much more likely to be around e-cigarettes

Parents Don't Always Head to Child's Doctor When Illness Strikes March 20, 2017

Poll says many would turn to urgent care centers, thinking it's faster than seeing usual physician

Fewer U.S. Kids Overdosing on Opioids March 20, 2017

But suicides involving these drugs are up more than 50 percent, study finds

Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth March 17, 2017

Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear, researcher says

Eating for Two Often Doesn't Translate Into a Healthier Diet March 17, 2017

Many pregnant women don't meet national nutritional guidelines, U.S. study finds

Serious Crash Often a Wake-Up Call for Teen Drivers March 17, 2017

They slow down and drive less aggressively after an accident, monitoring finds

America's Porky Pets Face Health Woes, Too, FDA Says March 16, 2017

More than half of dogs, cats in the Land of Plenty weigh too much

For Seniors, Treatment for One Eye Disease May Cause Another March 16, 2017

Risk of glaucoma tied to 7 or more injections for macular degeneration, study suggests

Savvy Marketing Gets Schoolkids to Eat Their Greens March 16, 2017

Signs throughout school, on school's website made students 3 times more likely to use the salad bar

Intensive Treatment Shows Potential Against Type 2 Diabetes March 15, 2017

Up to 40 percent experienced temporary remission, small study finds

Another Obesity Downside: Higher Esophageal Cancer Risk March 15, 2017

Research shows association with increased odds for stomach tumors as well

Which High School Sport Has the Most Concussions? March 15, 2017

Girls' soccer had rates that exceeded boys' football in 2015, study finds

Obese Moms May Fail to Spot Obesity in Their Own Kids March 15, 2017

Finding may reflect shifting attitudes about how much weight is too much, researcher suggests

Gene Variant From Africa Linked to Black Obesity March 14, 2017

Study sees first biological pathway to weight gain not tied to Europeans

Too Much Screen Time May Raise Kids' Diabetes Risk March 14, 2017

Study finds 3-plus hours each day linked to increased body fat and insulin resistance

Kids Start Moving Less After Age 7, Study Finds March 14, 2017

Activity levels drop off equally among boys and girls, and continue dropping steadily through adolescence

Cystic Fibrosis Survival Better in Canada Than in U.S. March 14, 2017

Canadians with the lung disease live about 10 years longer on average, study finds

Fish Oil Pills May Help After Heart Attack, Specialists Say March 13, 2017

But review does not find it can help prevent heart problems

Higher Spending by Docs May Not Buy Better Health March 13, 2017

No difference in patient outcomes when physicians order more -- or more pricey -- tests, treatments, study finds

'Synthetic Pot' Tied to Risky Sex, Violence and Drug Abuse in Teens March 13, 2017

Product has unpredictable, potentially dangerous effects, doctors warn

Severe Low Blood Sugar Episode May Up Death Risk in Those With Type 2 Diabetes March 10, 2017

Study also found a jump in heart disease and stroke odds

Mediterranean Diet May Ease Chronic Pain of Obesity March 10, 2017

Study suggests eating fish, plant-based proteins is linked to less inflammation

Smart Food Pricing Could Bring Healthier Choices March 10, 2017

Better diets result when fruits and veggies are cheaper, unhealthy foods more expensive, study found

Dizzy Spells in Middle-Age Tied to Dementia Risk Later March 10, 2017

Rapid drops in blood pressure that cause light-headedness may do serious damage, study suggests

Genes Plus Erratic Sleep May Raise Odds for Obesity March 10, 2017

How much shuteye you get could tip the scale if you're predisposed to gain weight, researchers say

Health Tip: Too Much Sugar May Impact Sleep March 10, 2017

Here's what sleep experts say

Most Women Stop Drinking After Positive Pregnancy Test, Study Finds March 09, 2017

Researchers 'pleasantly surprised' by fact that most quickly made the healthy choice

Heart Disease Kicks in Earlier for Obese People March 09, 2017

Study found that weight did not affect life span as much as quality of life

Bad Diets Tied to 400,000 U.S. Deaths in 2015 March 09, 2017

Adding healthy foods such as nuts, seeds, vegetables, whole grains might help prevent premature demise, researchers suggest

Downside to Gluten-Free Diets: Diabetes Risk? March 09, 2017

People who ate least amount of this protein slightly more likely to develop type 2 disease, study suggests

1 in 7 Obese People Has Normal Blood Pressure, Cholesterol March 09, 2017

But that doesn't mean the excess weight is harmless, researchers say

Eye Exam Might Help Spot Poor Circulation in Legs March 08, 2017

Narrowing of blood vessels in the retina could mimic what's happening in lower limbs, research suggests

Pot + Booze = Skidding College Grades March 08, 2017

Study findings suggest parents and universities need to warn of dangers, limit exposure

Americans With High Blood Pressure Still Eating Too Much Salt March 08, 2017

Average sodium intake more than double the recommended daily limit for these patients, study finds

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