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Women With Grandkids May Leave Workforce Sooner April 17, 2015

Study also finds those with flexible work situations less likely to retire

For Breast-Feeding Moms, Tips on Eating for Two April 17, 2015

U.S. health officials outline a healthy meal plan

Remote Amazon Tribe Members Have Greater Germ Diversity in Their Bodies April 17, 2015

Finding suggests that 'Western' lifestyle may be driving diseases like asthma, diabetes, obesity

1 in 3 Teen Boys Sexually Assaulted Tries Suicide, Study Finds April 17, 2015

Psychologist calls for greater support for all victims -- female and male

Obesity Linked to Greater Risk of Prostate Cancer in Blacks, Study Says April 16, 2015

Researcher urges physicians to take note of findings

E-Cigarette Use Triples Among U.S. Teens in 1 Year April 16, 2015

Federal health officials say the nicotine-based products pose major health threat to kids

Substance Abuse Reported by About 1 in 10 American Workers April 16, 2015

Government report detects uptick among hotel, food service employees

Chemicals in Some Flavored E-Cigs Exceed Recommended Limits: Study April 16, 2015

Researchers say findings show need for regulations, such as mandatory listing of ingredients

About 1 in 10 Kids Tries E-Cigarettes April 16, 2015

But fewer than 2 percent of teens become regular users, study finds

New Synthetic Drug 'Flakka' Triggers Crazed Behaviors April 16, 2015

Use of chemical-cousin to 'bath salts' appears to be on the rise, experts say

Americans Get Too Many Tests Before Cataract Surgery, Study Finds April 15, 2015

Costs for unnecessary blood work, urine tests and EKGs add up

Heavy Snoring, Apnea Tied to Earlier Brain Troubles April 15, 2015

Treating sleep issues may delay mental decline in older adults, researchers say

1 in 10 U.S. Teens Has Tried Hashish April 15, 2015

Drug is more powerful cousin of marijuana, researchers say

Depression Plus Diabetes May Boost Dementia Risk April 15, 2015

Each threatens brain health, and combination is worse, study suggests

College Kids Text on Dates, in Shower, at Funerals: Survey April 15, 2015

Most know it's bad behavior but can't help themselves, research shows

Pot Plus Booze Doubles Odds for Drunk Driving, Study Says April 14, 2015

Using both substances also boosts risk of relationship and work troubles

To Protect Your Aging Brain, Start With Exercise April 14, 2015

New report also suggests quitting smoking, managing health conditions and socializing

Is Gestational Diabetes Linked to Autism? April 14, 2015

High blood sugar might interfere with normal brain development, researcher says

Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Face Much Higher Hospitalization Rates April 14, 2015

British study finds fivefold jump in admissions, especially for the youngest, poorest patients

Breath Test Might Spot Stomach Cancer Risk April 14, 2015

Compounds in breath may signal chances of developing deadly disease, researchers say

Bone-Building Drug Strengthened Hips, Spines of Frail Women in Study April 13, 2015

But stronger bones did not translate into fewer fractures in this elderly, high-risk population

Boozing in Movies May Boost Teen Drinking April 13, 2015

Alcohol use 20 percent higher in adolescents who watched liquor-laden films, study finds

Health Tip: Spring Into Health With Seasonal Foods April 13, 2015

Dine on these springtime favorites

The Inside Dish on Barbecue Safety April 12, 2015

Watching out for spoilage is critical, expert says

Recalls of Ice Cream, Hummus Spur Listeria Warnings April 10, 2015

CDC recommends safe handling, storage of foods

Could Obesity Help Protect Against Dementia? April 10, 2015

Large study suggests that possibility, but experts call for further research into surprising finding

Many U.S. Shoppers Choose Low-Salt Fare April 09, 2015

Survey found about a third opt for healthier grocery items, although experts say labels could be improved

Migraine Drug May Up Risk of Eating Disorders in Some Teens April 09, 2015

Case reports don't prove the medicine caused problems, however

Arts, Crafts, Socializing May Buoy the Aging Brain April 09, 2015

Those participating in these activities or using computers half as likely to develop mild dementia, study found

Study Probes Use of MRI to Spot Pancreatic Cancer in High-Risk Patients April 08, 2015

Small trial suggests the scans might help, but experts aren't so sure

Family Stress Linked to Teen Obesity in Study April 08, 2015

Efforts to keep childhood weight in check need to take home environment into account, researcher says

Lonely Seniors Visit Doctors More Often April 07, 2015

Study findings suggest increasing social connections might reduce health costs

Teen Use of Long-Term Contraception Rising, But Remains Low April 07, 2015

U.S. government report says implants and IUDs are effective and safe options

Alcoholics Face Greater Death Risk When Hospitalized April 07, 2015

And they die an average of 8 years earlier than those with no drinking problem, study shows

Placenta Test Measures Babies' Exposure to Arsenic April 07, 2015

This type of screening seems as reliable as urine and toenail samples, study says

Are Heart Surgery Patients Losing Too Much Blood to Tests? April 07, 2015

Experts recommend limiting frequency of tests, using conservation measures

Health Tip: Should I Worry About My Child's Weight? April 07, 2015

Here's how it can affect health

Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig Beat Other Commercial Diet Plans, Study Finds April 06, 2015

However, other programs haven't done long-term, randomized trials

Breast Cancer Patients Concerned About Genetic Risk, Survey Finds April 06, 2015

But almost half don't have conversation with doctor about potential for future problems

Teens Seen in ERs for Assault at Risk for Later Gun Violence: Study April 06, 2015

Researchers suggest emergency room might be best place to stop cycle of violence

New Guidelines Would Greatly Boost Number of Young People on Statins April 06, 2015

Analysis finds 483,500 people aged 17 to 21 would get a cholesterol drug, based on NIH advisory

Higher Alcohol Taxes May Lead to Fewer Drunk-Driving Deaths: Study April 06, 2015

Researchers believe thousands of fatalities could be avoided each year

Health Tip: Diabetics Who Compete April 06, 2015

Follow these safety suggestions

Doctor's Advice May Help Prompt Weight Loss April 03, 2015

Study finds such counsel seems to helps people maintain, even lose weight

Easter Doesn't Have to Be a Diet Disaster April 03, 2015

Heart group offers tips for a healthier holiday

Faster, Taller Youth League Pitchers May Face Greater Risk of Injury April 03, 2015

Playing on multiple teams can also harm young arms, study suggests

Health Tip: Make Healthier Choices When Ordering Pizza April 03, 2015

These healthier substitutions can help

Texting Bans Tied to Drop in Car Crash Injuries April 03, 2015

Hospitalizations from auto accidents down 7 percent in states with restrictions

Packaged Grocery Foods Often High in Salt, Study Finds April 02, 2015

Many cold cuts, pizza, packaged meals contain too much sodium to be labeled healthy

Excess Weight Early in Life Linked to Colon Cancer Risk in Women April 02, 2015

Study supports evidence that body size in childhood may influence cancer risk decades later

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