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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

Salt Pills Do Little for Endurance Athletes: Study April 17, 2015

Finding challenges common belief that they can boost performance

Brain Scans Give Clues to Link Between Alzheimer's, Down Syndrome April 17, 2015

People with Down syndrome are at much higher risk of developing dementia, researchers say

Corlanor Approved for Chronic Heart Failure April 16, 2015

When heart can't pump enough blood

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

Depression Plus Diabetes May Boost Dementia Risk April 15, 2015

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

Mouse Study Suggests Immune Disorder May Play Role in Alzheimer's April 14, 2015

If seen in humans, it might lead to new treatments for memory-robbing disease

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

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

A Grateful Heart May Be a Healthy Heart April 13, 2015

Keeping a gratitude journal seems to reduce cardiac risk factors, study finds

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

Number of Uninsured Adults Decreasing Under Obamacare April 10, 2015

Report also suggests racial disparities in healthcare improving under new law

Family Stress May Figure in Soldiers' Suicide Risk April 10, 2015

Findings suggest need to support those at home, expert says

Medical Costs Hit Residents of Texas, Florida Especially Hard, Study Finds April 10, 2015

They have more trouble covering expenses than people living in other large states

Health Tip: Common Causes of Foot Arthritis April 10, 2015

Injury is a prime trigger

Health Tip: Prevent Injury on the Golf Course April 10, 2015

Be prepared

Could Obesity Help Protect Against Dementia? April 10, 2015

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

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

Long-Distance Runners May Have More 'Desirable' Genes: Study April 08, 2015

Ancient hunter-gatherers may have equated running skills with reproductive potential

1 in 5 Medicare Patients Faces Delay in Melanoma Surgery: Study April 08, 2015

Long waits can be anxiety-provoking

Health Tip: Doing Yard Work April 08, 2015

Take precautions to stay healthy

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

Uninsured May Face Much Higher Charges for Cancer Drugs April 07, 2015

Chemotherapy fees can be 43 times more than those for insured patients, study finds

As the Weather Warms, Avoid Gardening's Pitfalls April 07, 2015

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers safety tips

Many Very Ill Patients Choose 'Next of Kin' Who Aren't, Study Finds April 07, 2015

But state laws may trump those choices, possibly leading to care delays

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

Regular, Vigorous Exercise May Lengthen Your Life: Study April 06, 2015

Intense workouts seem more beneficial than less-intense ones, researchers say

Older Execs Bring Pluses, Minuses to the Job April 06, 2015

Tests employers use found better verbal skills but less ability to reason in older job applicants

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

Leg Artery Procedure May Be Overused in Nursing Homes, Study Finds April 06, 2015

Many patients were immobile or dead a year later, but some benefited

Urine Isn't Free of Bacteria April 03, 2015

New study links bacteria found in urine in bladder to urinary incontinence

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

Heart group offers tips for a healthier holiday

Older Mexican-Americans Often Disabled, Study Says April 02, 2015

Findings highlight growing need for long-term care

More People Dying of Heart Disease, Stroke Worldwide: Study April 02, 2015

Growing, and aging, population behind the trend, and death rate is actually dropping

Head Injuries May Prematurely Age the Brain, Study Suggests April 01, 2015

Researchers hope computer model could predict early problems from injuries

More Americans Survive Childhood Cancers, But Health Problems Persist April 01, 2015

Malignancies and treatments can take toll on quality of life in adulthood, study finds

Study Casts Doubt on Acetaminophen for Low Back Pain, Arthritis April 01, 2015

Review of 13 trials finds little effect for drug best recognized as Tylenol

New Stroke Prevention Efforts May Be Paying Off March 31, 2015

CDC study finds fewer patients treated in ERs for blood clots in the brain

Face Scans Show How Fast a Person Is Aging March 31, 2015

Study says images more reliable than blood tests in determining the toll of time, lifestyle

Lots of Leafy Greens Might Shield Aging Brains, Study Finds March 30, 2015

Vitamin K thought to slow deterioration

People May Grow More Trusting With Age, Study Finds March 27, 2015

And that could mean more happiness, too, researchers say

Painful Knee Arthritis May Be Linked to Premature Death March 27, 2015

Connection is likely due to limited mobility, researcher says

Could a Diet Help Shield You From Alzheimer's? March 27, 2015

Scientists say the MIND eating plan significantly reduces risk of the brain disorder

Kidneys From Dead Older Donors May Help Seniors, Study Finds March 26, 2015

Many of these organs would otherwise get thrown away, researcher says

Terminally Ill Can Do Without Statins, Study Finds March 26, 2015

Reducing pill burden improves quality of life

Hope to Live to 100? Check Your Genes March 26, 2015

DNA's role in lifespan rises dramatically in extreme old age, study finds

Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men March 26, 2015

Study shows lower risk of lung, colon tumors at 65 and older

Could Smoggy Air Raise Your Anxiety Level? March 25, 2015

Possibly, one study suggests, while another links pollution to increased stroke risk

More Whole Grains May Boost Life Span March 24, 2015

But study found you'll need to eat a lot to gain most benefit

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