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Heart Birth Defects Dropped After Folic Acid Was Added to Food August 29, 2016

Canadian study found that structural problems saw biggest declines

Over 64? Want to Cut Your Heart Disease Risk? Try Exercise August 29, 2016

Finnish study finds even moderate exercise lowers odds of early death

Risks Spike If Young Athletes Specialize Too Soon August 29, 2016

Pediatricians' group suggests kids play multiple sports

Health Tip: Choose Healthier Sides for Your Barbecue August 29, 2016

Lighten up drinks, desserts and sides

FDA Recommends All Blood Donations Be Tested for Zika August 29, 2016

Updated guidance provides further protection for U.S. blood supply

Teach Your Kids to Pick, Prepare and Pack Their School Lunch August 26, 2016

Getting them involved boosts the odds they will actually eat it, experts say

Friendships Matter if You Want to Lose Weight August 26, 2016

Study found overweight people more likely to shed pounds if they spend time with thin friends

First Days of Preseason Practice Pose Big Heat Risks for College Football Players August 26, 2016

Coaches, trainers need to be aware of heat illness symptoms, study suggests

Even a Little Exercise May Help Stave Off Dementia August 26, 2016

Sedentary seniors more likely to suffer mental decline, study finds

More Americans Can Afford Medications Under Obamacare: Study August 26, 2016

Improvement seen in all age levels, but millions still struggle with the cost of prescription drugs

Many Teens 'Vaping' for Flavor, Not Nicotine August 25, 2016

Study found that only about a fifth of 12th graders who used an e-cigarette used a nicotine substance

Serious Heart Problem a Family Matter August 25, 2016

If a relative has had an aortic dissection, you could too, study says

Excess Weight Tied to Higher Risk for Many Cancers, Experts Say August 24, 2016

International committee finds thinner folks less likely to develop variety of malignancies

Blood Test Might Someday Predict Your Stroke Risk August 24, 2016

People with high levels of certain 'biomarkers' had significantly higher odds for an attack, study found

Senior Years May Truly Be Golden for Happiness August 24, 2016

Researchers find people get less stressed and are more content as they age

Diabetes Drug May Help Kids With Autism Fight Unwanted Pounds August 24, 2016

Weight gain is a side effect of antipsychotic drugs used to treat irritability and agitation

ADHD More Often Missed in Minority Kids August 23, 2016

Study found disparities in diagnosis, treatment rates

Gene Test Might Quickly ID Baby's Infection August 23, 2016

Goal is to distinguish between bacterial, viral illness, researchers say

Breast-Feeding Rates Climb, But Many Moms Quit Early: CDC August 23, 2016

American Academy of Pediatrics recommends babies get only breast milk for the first 6 months of life

Health Tip: Pack Healthier Lunches August 23, 2016

But don't sacrifice variety and taste

Health Tip: Shop for the Freshest Fish August 23, 2016

Here's how to tell

No More Than 6 Teaspoons of Added Sugars a Day for Kids August 22, 2016

New guidelines aim to help improve children's overall diet, health

Food, Even Water Can Spoil When the Power Goes Out August 22, 2016

A few precautions will help prevent contamination that can make you sick, CDC says

Teen Student-Athletes Often Unfit, Overweight August 22, 2016

Philadelphia study found 15 percent who underwent physical exams also had high blood pressure

Mouse Study Suggests Antibiotics in Kids Might Help Spur Type 1 Diabetes August 22, 2016

Whether link applies to humans isn't clear, researchers say

TV Ratings for Parents Let Violence, Drinking Slip Through August 22, 2016

Industry guidelines often misleading, study finds

To Keep Teens Slim, Focus on Health not Weight August 22, 2016

New American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines cover preventing obesity and eating disorders

Family Trumps Friends in Extending Seniors' Lives August 22, 2016

People are comfortable expecting more help from relatives, researchers say

Teen Cyberbullies More Apt to Be Friends Than Strangers August 22, 2016

Competition for status, hurt feelings over breakups provoke wave of aggression via texts, Facebook

Put Vaccines on Kids' Back-to-School List August 19, 2016

Immunizations protect against potentially devastating childhood illnesses: FDA

'Business Diet' a Bad Deal for the Heart August 19, 2016

Unhealthy eating on the road linked with early signs of artery clogging, study says

Health Tip: Eating Healthy on a Family Trip August 19, 2016

Suggestions for vacation

Fatty Fish May Curb Eye Risks for Diabetics, Study Finds August 18, 2016

Those who ate 2 servings a week were 48 percent less likely to develop diabetic retinopathy

Early Prostate Cancer Diagnoses Continue to Fall in U.S.: Study August 18, 2016

Decline follows recommendation against routine screening, but experts not sure if trend is good or bad

Could Diet in Pregnancy Raise Child's Odds for ADHD? August 18, 2016

Study underscores importance of good prenatal nutrition

Who Drinks More -- Couples or Singles? August 18, 2016

New study focuses on twins

Peanut Allergy Treatment: The Earlier in Childhood, the Better August 18, 2016

Exposure therapy for infants and toddlers leaves 4 out of 5 'desensitized,' study finds

Anemia Boosts Stroke Death Risk, Study Finds August 17, 2016

Blood condition is common among older patients

Healthy Diet, Exercise May Help Keep Alzheimer's at Bay August 17, 2016

Study finds people who are active and eat well have fewer brain effects linked to the disease

Meds May Curb Risky Behaviors for Kids With ADHD August 17, 2016

Study found drug abuse, STDs and injuries were lower among teens who take meds

Celiac Disease Risk May Be Tied to Time, Place of Birth August 16, 2016

Swedish study finds lower risk of the digestive disorder in babies born in winter or cooler climates

Unhealthy Habits May Cost Canadians 6 Years of Life August 16, 2016

Smoking, inactivity top the list of culprits, researchers say

Injected Drug May Help Fight Osteoporosis in Women August 16, 2016

Abaloparatide appears to reduce fractures better than the current drug Forteo, researchers say

Women's Cancer Risk Rises With Years Spent Overweight August 16, 2016

Study found odds for 4 types rose 10 percent for every decade of obesity

Heart Health May Hinge on Easy Access to Fresh Food August 16, 2016

Lack of dietary choices tied to early signs of heart disease

U.S. College Kids Drink More, Smoke Less Than Others Their Age August 16, 2016

Full-time students aged 18 to 22 also have higher rates of binge-drinking, survey finds

Health Tip: The Pluses of Using an Insulin Pump August 16, 2016

How diabetics may benefit

Heat Waves Hit Seniors Hardest August 16, 2016

Risk of high-temperature trouble rises with age and chronic health issues, experts warn

Blood Pressure-Lowering Diet May Help Treat Gout August 15, 2016

DASH eating plan brings blood pressure down, and seems to relieve inflammatory joint problem

Health Tip: Do Your Homework Before Dining Out August 15, 2016

Make sure there are healthy options

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