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Less Sleep in Teen Years Tied to More Pounds at 21 August 28, 2014

16-year-olds should get more than 8 hours of shuteye a night to help avoid obesity, research says

Health Tip: Eating When You're Not Hungry August 28, 2014

Things that may spur unhealthy habit

Polyp Removal Doesn't Always Signal Raised Colon Cancer Risk, Study Says August 27, 2014

Findings suggest doctors may repeat colonoscopies unnecessarily

'Half a Glass' Rule May Curb Overdrinking August 27, 2014

Pouring less wine each time lowers chances of intoxication, researchers suggest

Sleep Apnea Treatment Helps Seniors, Study Finds August 27, 2014

British researchers report it improved slumber, lowered daytime sleepiness

Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks August 26, 2014

Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults

Number of Young Non-Smokers Who Tried E-Cigs Tripled in 2 Years August 25, 2014

CDC report also finds that teens who used the devices were more likely to say they would try smoking

Bullying Starts Before School Years Begin, Study Finds August 25, 2014

And obese boys more likely to be both bully and bullied than slimmer peers, researchers report

Today's Parents Less Able to Spot Obesity in Their Kids: Study August 25, 2014

Research suggests they aren't recognizing overweight in children as readily as they did in years past

Start School Later for Older Kids, Pediatricians Urge August 25, 2014

Opening bell should be no earlier than 8:30, says Academy of Pediatrics

What Parents Need to Know About Sports Participation August 24, 2014

Carefully assess the school's athletic program, expert advises

Read Food Labels to Combat Childhood Obesity August 22, 2014

Dietitian shares shopping guidelines

Counseling Does Little to Deter Youth Drinking, Review Finds August 22, 2014

Technique commonly used for problem drinkers only lowered consumption slightly, didn't change behaviors

Health Tip: Healthy Grilling Options August 22, 2014

Choose from a variety of meats, veggies and fruit

Getting Healthier a Big Money-Saver for People With Diabetes August 21, 2014

Sticking with a fitness and nutrition plan can save more than $500 a year in health-care costs, study finds

Low Birth Weights May Put Black Women at Risk for Diabetes August 21, 2014

Study found association regardless of their current weight

Blacks May Face Higher Risk of Diabetes-Linked Vision Loss August 21, 2014

Diabetic macular edema seems to strike some types of patients more frequently

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Sunscreen, Study Finds August 21, 2014

Warnings about sun exposure and skin cancer aren't getting through, experts say

New Test Helps Diagnose Type 1 Diabetes August 21, 2014

But negative result doesn't rule out disease, FDA warns

Consumer Reports Advises Pregnant Women to Avoid Tuna August 21, 2014

Guideline is prompted by concerns about mercury exposure

Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women August 20, 2014

Study found it lowered risk even if they were obese

High-Risk Melanomas Often on Head or Neck, Study Finds August 20, 2014

Rate of cell growth may be a key to diagnosis and treatment, an expert says

Health Tip: Strengthening Your Brain August 20, 2014

Suggestions for seniors to stay sharp

When Parents Need Care, Daughters Carry the Burden: Study August 19, 2014

Brothers often pass on responsibilities to sisters, research contends

Health Tip: Teach Children Not to Waste Food August 19, 2014

Make sure school lunch has food they'll eat

Big Drop in U.S. Heart-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths, Study Finds August 18, 2014

Lifestyle changes, wider use of medications driving the trend, researchers say

Study: Many Seniors Get Unnecessary Cancer Tests August 18, 2014

Screening shouldn't be done when patients have less than a 10-year life expectancy, researchers say

WHO Urges Screening of Travelers to Contain Ebola Outbreak August 18, 2014

Officials stress that transmission of virus requires direct contact with infected person

Lunchbox Hygiene Helps Prevent Foodborne Illness, Expert Says August 18, 2014

Pack a paper towel or wax paper so kids don't set food down on dirty tables

Health Tip: Reducing Your Chances of Heart Disease if You Have Diabetes August 18, 2014

Keep risk factors in check

When Your Child Asks for Contact Lenses August 15, 2014

Consider kid's maturity level before giving your answer, FDA says

Health Tip: Losing Weight May Help Against Osteoarthritis August 15, 2014

Too much weight can strain joints

Choose Wrinkle Treatments Wisely, FDA Advises August 14, 2014

Scarring, allergic reactions and vision problems among possible side effects

Worker Layoffs Tied to Rise in Teen Suicides, Study Finds August 14, 2014

Effect was most prominent among girls and black teens

Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Drinks at Least 1 Soda a Day: CDC August 14, 2014

Of 18 states surveyed, Mississippi had highest rate with 32 percent of adults downing a daily soda

Painkillers May Halve Risk of Breast Cancer Return in Obese Women: Study August 14, 2014

Experts think anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin might help cancer treatments work better

Popular Southern Fare May Harm Your Kidneys August 14, 2014

Study finds fatty, sugary foods raise risk of death linked to organ trouble

Tough Laws Continue to Target Tobacco Sales to Minors August 14, 2014

Everyone in a community must work together to stop illegal sales, U.S. health official says

High-Dose Flu Vaccine May Better Protect the Elderly: Study August 13, 2014

It might also reduce flu hospitalizations and complications, researchers say

Malnutrition Threatens Many U.S. Seniors Seen at ERs August 13, 2014

Depression, dental problems, difficulty buying groceries among most common reasons, study finds

40 Percent of Americans Will Develop Diabetes, CDC Projects August 13, 2014

Rates for black women and Hispanics even higher at 50 percent

Obese More Likely to Survive Serious Bloodstream Infection August 12, 2014

Researchers aren't sure why extra weight seemed protective for sepsis

Preemies' Thinking Skills May Catch Up by Adolescence August 12, 2014

Study hints at the importance of nutrition and a stimulating home environment

FDA Approves Highly Accurate At-Home Colon Cancer Test August 12, 2014

DNA analysis of stool boosts accuracy rate of Cologuard to more than 90 percent, researchers say

Heart Medication Digoxin Linked to Higher Risk of Death for Some August 11, 2014

Increase seen in people with certain abnormal heart rhythms, study finds

Women, Blacks Hit Harder by Heart Disease Risk Factors August 11, 2014

High blood pressure, diabetes play the biggest roles, new research reports

Front-of-Head Hits Blamed for Nearly Half of Young Football Player Concussions August 11, 2014

High school injury reports support safer tackling efforts

Health Tip: Brush Up on Nutrition for Back to School August 11, 2014

Start the year with a healthy eating plan

Plan Children's Meals That Make the Grade August 09, 2014

Put healthy foods on your back-to-school shopping list, dietitian advises

School Vending-Machine Bans May Not Boost Kids' Nutrition: Study August 08, 2014

Comprehensive school policies are needed, researchers say

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