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Gardens a Center of Calm for People With Dementia July 30, 2014

Review found some evidence it helped soothe, distract sufferers, but safeguards important

Adults Who've Abused Alcohol May Be at Risk for Memory Problems July 30, 2014

Researchers say long-term consequences are little-known

Fruits, Veggies May Have Their Limits in Boosting Lifespan July 30, 2014

Study shows a benefit, but that tapers off after 5 servings per day

Healthy Habits May Slow Cellular Signs of Aging, Study Finds July 29, 2014

Pay attention to your lifestyle during stressful times, researcher says

Heat Stroke a Greater Threat to Endurance Runners Than Heart Problems: Study July 28, 2014

More education needed about how to prevent it, researchers say

Running Could Add 3 Years to Your Lifespan July 28, 2014

Just 5 to 10 minutes a day seems to bring benefits, study says

Pacemakers Common for Those With Dementia and Irregular Heartbeats July 28, 2014

Study couldn't explain why more dementia patients had operation, though families' wishes likely a factor

Chronic Medical Conditions Can Shorten Seniors' Lives: Study July 28, 2014

Preventing older people from developing additional illnesses may boost life expectancy, researcher says

Healthy Habits May Help Childhood Cancer Survivors Avoid Chronic Ills July 28, 2014

Lifestyle choices influence long-term outcomes, researcher says

Stroke Rates Declining Among Seniors, Study Shows July 15, 2014

But, rate of brain attacks among those younger than 65 unchanged

Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Likely Saves Money, Study Finds July 15, 2014

American Heart Association recommends self-testing; research says it benefits patients and insurers

A Healthy Lifestyle May Deflect Dementia July 15, 2014

Older folks who began eating right, exercising did better on memory and problem-solving tests in study

Alzheimer's Rate Falling in the United States, Studies Show July 15, 2014

Improved heart health may be one reason for decline seen in some developed countries

Don't Judge a Pill by Its Color July 14, 2014

Study finds people may stop taking heart medications if the drug's appearance changes

High Blood Pressure May Protect the Very Old From Dementia July 14, 2014

But it's too early to recommend any change in treatment, researcher says

Staying Active May Help Prevent Dementia July 14, 2014

Physical activity in middle age might reduce risk of memory disorders, studies suggest

Can Games, Puzzles Keep Aging Minds Sharp? July 14, 2014

New study says maybe, but the reason why isn't yet clear

Widowhood May Delay Dementia in Some Seniors, Study Finds July 14, 2014

Social support might be the key, researcher says

Cataract Surgery a Plus for Someone With Dementia, Study Says July 14, 2014

Besides better vision, patients and caregivers report improved quality of life

Eye Tests Might Help ID Alzheimer's, Studies Suggest July 14, 2014

Researchers report on two approaches that look for telltale plaques

Could a Simple Smell Test Help Spot Alzheimer's Early? July 14, 2014

Study found weakened sense of smell associated with dementia risk, but more research needed

Some Teens May Face Emotional Problems After Concussion July 10, 2014

Those with light or noise sensitivities post-injury seem to be more affected, study found

Stress, Depression May Boost Stroke Risk, Study Finds July 10, 2014

Anger didn't seem to have an effect, researchers noted

Obesity Epidemic Hitting Hispanics Hard, Study Finds July 09, 2014

Severe obesity most common among young adults, setting them up for health problems later in life

Older Adults Can Safely Donate a Kidney, Study Finds July 09, 2014

No greater risk for heart disease, diabetes or death among donors, researchers say

More Painkillers May Raise Heart Risks for Older Women: Review July 08, 2014

Class of drugs that includes naproxen linked to increased chance of heart attack, stroke, but finding not conclusive

Will You Be Obese? Look at Your Sisters, Brothers July 08, 2014

Study found older sibling's obesity was strongest predictor for risk

Unwed Parents Should Tie the Knot Before Child Turns 3: Study July 03, 2014

Doing so creates strongest family bond, researcher explains

Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later July 03, 2014

Young adults who adopt healthier lifestyle can cut their heart disease risk, researchers say

If You Can't Stand the Heat . . . July 02, 2014

Health officials offer tips for coping with summer's soaring temps

2.6 Million 'Inconsistencies' in Federal Insurance Applications July 01, 2014

Government findings on Obamacare signups don't necessarily mean fraud, reports say

Mammography Costs Soar for Seniors, But Detection Rates the Same: Study July 01, 2014

Research hasn't shown expensive technologies benefit women over 65, researcher says

Nursing Home Care May Be Out of Reach for Many Aging 'Boomers': Study June 30, 2014

Price tag for 1 year of institutionalized care is now about $84,000, federal report says

Prepare for Summer Sports to Avoid Injury June 28, 2014

Wear appropriate footwear, vary your activities, and stretch and warm-up, advises expert

Dance Those Cares Away! June 27, 2014

Study of seniors shows decreased knee-hip pain and increased ability to walk among those who dance

Sounds of Summer May Threaten Your Hearing June 27, 2014

Concerts, fireworks and construction have the potential to cause damage, expert says

Grief in Pregnancy May Trigger Obesity in Adulthood June 27, 2014

Extreme stress even before conception can affect unborn child's weight, study suggests

Many Unaware of Their HIV Status Until It's Advanced June 26, 2014

ER study also finds high proportion without health insurance

Chronic Migraines Affect the Whole Family June 26, 2014

Web survey suggests the condition influences marriage, parenting and family dynamics

Milk, Egg Allergies Seem to Make Parents Most Anxious June 26, 2014

Two-thirds of parents accurately assess severity of their child's food allergy, study reports

Veterans With Brain Injury May Be at Risk for Dementia: Study June 25, 2014

They were 60 percent more likely to develop disease, and to develop it earlier, researchers say

Over Half of Seniors Plagued by Incontinence: CDC June 25, 2014

Older men and women prone to urinary and bladder problems, report finds

Lifetime of Learning Might Thwart Dementia, Study Suggests June 23, 2014

Even taking up intellectual pursuits in mid-life appears to aid the brain

People With Heart Disease, Diabetes May Be More Likely to Stay on Statins June 23, 2014

Study also finds former smokers, overweight better at taking cholesterol-lowering drugs as prescribed

Indoor Tanning Leads to Early Skin Cancer, Study Says June 23, 2014

Researchers say radiation from artificial sources is much stronger than midday sun

Health Tip: Protect Your Child's Hearing June 23, 2014

Avoid exposure to loud noise

Tips for Keeping That Bounce House Safe June 22, 2014

Children get hurt when colliding with others or falling, expert says, so supervision is needed

Soccer Scores a Goal for Senior Fitness June 20, 2014

Ex-couch potatoes over 63 gained muscle strength, stronger bones, healthier hearts, study finds

Hairless Man Now Hairy, Thanks to Arthritis Drug June 20, 2014

Finding points to possible treatment for condition called alopecia universalis

U.S. Health Snapshots: Insurance Coverage Expands, but Gaps Remain June 19, 2014

Federal reports capture nation's pre-Obamacare health status and health-care coverage