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Ditch the Throw Rugs, Seniors! October 23, 2017

Hip fractures are more likely to follow indoor falls in warm weather, study finds

Poverty Does No Favors for Health October 23, 2017

The less wealthy are more likely to become disabled or die early, new analysis finds

Health Tip: Finding Safe Shoes for the Elderly October 20, 2017

Balance and comfort are key

Obamacare Widened Access to Cancer Care October 19, 2017

ACA boosted coverage for people with various malignancies, study says

Most Americans Shouldn't See Big Rise in Obamacare Premiums October 19, 2017

8 in 10 qualify for tax credits that help lower their costs, experts say

Arthritis Can Strike Children October 18, 2017

In these young patients, joint inflammation caused by overactive immune system

Health Tip: 5 Suggestions to Promote Healthy Aging October 17, 2017

And see long-term results

With Skin Cancer Surgery, Insurance Matters October 16, 2017

Wait could be more than 6 weeks longer than those with private insurance, study says

A-Fib Hits Men Earlier Than Women October 16, 2017

Excess weight also ups risk for the heart rhythm disorder, study says

Good Lifestyle Choices Add Years to Your Life October 13, 2017

Certain behaviors, many associated with various genes, were linked to longevity in large study

Black Women Face Double the Risk of Pregnancy-Related Heart Failure October 13, 2017

But researchers don't know what's driving these racial differences yet

Happier Mealtimes, Healthier Eating for Kids October 12, 2017

A positive atmosphere prompts preschoolers to eat more fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods

Dance Your Way to a Healthier Aging Brain October 12, 2017

Small study suggests it might boost memory, learning

How to Talk to Someone With Cancer October 12, 2017

To foster healing, keep communication open, constant and positive, expert suggests

The Body Benefits of Pilates October 12, 2017

Get to know this century-old fitness method

Hearing Loss Can Challenge Relationships October 12, 2017

It can trigger feelings of frustration, guilt and isolation -- for patients and those who love them

Health Tip: Identifying Vascular Dementia October 12, 2017

Describing the different forms

What Are Today's Americans Afraid Of? October 11, 2017

Many more worried about environmental dangers since last Presidential election

America's 'Beautiful People' Are Changing October 11, 2017

Icons of attractiveness are more diverse, older now than in decades past

Fertility Tests May Not Be Best Gauge of Your Biological Clock October 10, 2017

Doctors say age remains a better indicator of a woman's 'reproductive potential'

Medicare Could Do More to Stem Opioid Epidemic October 10, 2017

Prior authorization and quantity limits might help curb painkiller abuse, researchers say

Today's Middle-Age Americans in Worse Health Than Prior Generations October 06, 2017

50-somethings will face more challenges as retirement nears, study suggests

One Type of Dementia Is Especially Costly October 06, 2017

Annual bills for this early onset disease twice as high as for Alzheimer's, study says

Protecting Preemies From Stress Might Improve Later Mental Health October 05, 2017

Babies born at 2.2 pounds or less normally face higher risk of adult psychological issues

Health Tip: Understanding Loud Noise and Hearing Loss October 05, 2017

Things that may lead to permanent damage

High Blood Pressure in 40s a Dementia Risk for Women? October 04, 2017

Study didn't find same link in men

The Unexpected Faces of the Uninsured October 04, 2017

Study finds nearly 40 percent of those without coverage live in the suburbs

Older People May Be More Prone to Reveal Suicidal Thoughts October 04, 2017

1 in 4 admitted intent beforehand, opening an opportunity for prevention, researchers say

Americans More Open About Mental Health Issues, But Stigma Lingers October 03, 2017

Poll found many thought 'personal failings' were part of the cause of some conditions

Measuring 30-Day Death Risk in Heart Failure Patients October 03, 2017

Researchers develop 13-point assessment

Online Game Could Boost Family Fitness October 02, 2017

But more research needed because study participants were all white, and wealthier than most Americans

Girls' Sports-Related Concussions May Last Twice As Long October 02, 2017

Underlying conditions could prolong recovery, researcher says

Health Tip: Running When the Weather Gets Colder October 02, 2017

Keeping it outdoors

Risk Assessments Can Help Prevent Falls September 30, 2017

Geriatrics specialist offers tips to avoid injuries

A More Accurate Predictor for Alzheimer's? September 29, 2017

Genetic test might one day diagnose the disease before symptoms occur, researchers say

Researchers Learn More About Gender's Role in Autism Risk September 29, 2017

When oldest female child has the disorder, risk is raised for younger siblings, especially boys: study

Failing Sense of Smell Tied to Dementia Risk September 29, 2017

Long-term study suggests inability to identify scents may be early sign of problems

It's Time to Get Your Flu Shot Again September 28, 2017

U.S. health officials say this season could be a tough one

Many Patients Denied Costly New Cholesterol Drugs September 28, 2017

Insurers and high copays limit use of PCSK9 inhibitors, study says

Can Babies Help Heart Patients? September 27, 2017

Umbilical cord stem cells could be a treatment for heart failure, small study suggests

Fewer Uninsured Cancer Patients After Medicaid Expansion September 27, 2017

Surgery and radiation are more likely if you have insurance, researcher says

1 in 3 Seniors Take Sleep Aids September 27, 2017

But national guidelines generally recommend against these products for those over 65

Exercise, Not Vitamin D, Recommended to Prevent Falls September 27, 2017

Draft recommendations from influential U.S. panel now await public review

Genetics a Cause of Autism in Most Cases: Study September 26, 2017

Re-analysis of stats from earlier study shows new estimate of DNA impact

The Benefits of Simply Moving More September 26, 2017

You can improve heart health without structured exercise

Blacks, Elderly Missing From U.S. Cancer Clinical Trials September 25, 2017

Women are also underrepresented, researchers find

Cancer Distress May Lead to Missed Appointments September 25, 2017

Doctors should consider patient's mental well-being, researcher says

How Would Your Family Weather a Disaster? September 23, 2017

Failure to plan is the number one mistake

McCain Says No to Latest Effort to Replace Obamacare September 22, 2017

The bill, which would give states more flexibility in health care spending, is now in jeopardy

Coming Soon: Glaucoma Self-Care, From Home? September 22, 2017

Study finds many patients can manage self-testing, but one doctor questions its value

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