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Hovering Parents May Harm Kids June 25, 2016

Study found too much pressure for good grades raised risk for anxiety, depression

New Treatment Shows Promise for Crippling Knee Arthritis June 24, 2016

Small study found single shot of patient's own stem cells improved pain, mobility

Fiber: The Rx for Disease-Free Aging June 23, 2016

Lots of this dietary nutrient can keep you healthy, functioning, study suggests

Irregular Heartbeat More Deadly in Blacks: Study June 22, 2016

They were twice as likely to suffer stroke, heart failure and death than whites with atrial fibrillation

Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health June 21, 2016

At the job more than 60 hours a week had most damaging effects on women's well-being, study finds

More Evidence Obamacare Is Lowering Numbers of Uninsured June 21, 2016

Michigan's hospitals saw sharp rise in patients with coverage after state expanded Medicaid, study found

Many Seniors Saying No to Retirement June 20, 2016

Survey also found many will change careers late in the game

Are Commercial Brain-Training Programs Worth It? June 20, 2016

Study suggests 'placebo effect' might be at play

Just a Little of Statins' Effect Enough to Help Heart: Study June 20, 2016

Driving cholesterol down to very low levels produced no extra benefit

Poor Sleep May Worsen Thinking Problems in MS Patients June 20, 2016

Study found link between severity of sleep apnea and performance on attention, memory tests

Aging May Blunt Some of Exercise's Benefits June 17, 2016

But, that's no excuse for seniors to abandon healthy habits

Puerto Ricans' Health Lags Behind Other Hispanics June 17, 2016

CDC report finds they have higher risk for 'multiple chronic conditions'

Obamacare Premiums Primed to Spike in 2017 June 17, 2016

Study of insurers' rate requests in 14 markets reveals a 10 percent average increase

Middle-Aged More Often Diagnosed With Late-Stage Lung Cancer June 16, 2016

British study highlights the need for better early detection, researchers say

Want New Knowledge to Stick? Head Straight to a Workout June 16, 2016

Exercise needs to occur about 4 hours after lesson, study suggests

Health Tip: Are You Losing Your Vision? June 16, 2016

Here are classic warning signs

Sleep Apnea Tied to Complications After Angioplasty June 15, 2016

Nightly breathing troubles may increase risk of heart attack, stroke following the coronary procedure

Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans June 15, 2016

Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

Health Tip: Exercising for Seniors June 15, 2016

Start slow and take it easy

Mixed News on Drinking and Heart Health June 15, 2016

Booze may reduce heart attack odds, but up likelihood of another condition, study says

Got a Spare 15 Minutes? A Little Exercise May Boost Life Span June 14, 2016

Study finds even modest daily workouts make a difference for older adults

Clashes at Nursing Homes Not Uncommon June 13, 2016

20 percent of residents affected over 1-month period, study found

HIV Infection Seems to Affect Nervous System June 13, 2016

But symptoms tend to subside once antiretroviral drugs are given

Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease a Dangerous Combo June 13, 2016

Prognosis may be worse than previously believed, study suggests

Diabetes Doesn't Doom Seniors to Disability June 13, 2016

Study found increase in 'good' years of life in recent decades

Dangerous Urinary Tract Infections Common in Nursing Homes June 10, 2016

Study found 1 in 20 residents developed a UTI in average month, but many facilities lack preventive measures

Are 'Workaholics' Prone to OCD, Anxiety? June 10, 2016

Study suggests a link, but it's not clear how overwork, mental issues may be connected

Older Runners Can Maintain Their 'Fuel Efficiency' June 09, 2016

Rate of oxygen consumption differs little between active seniors and younger runners: study

Middle-Age Fitness Helps Ward Off Stroke Later June 09, 2016

Study finds this one thing reduces risk by 37 percent

Bifocals Might Trip You Up June 09, 2016

Some eyeglasses may cause blurry vision, so seniors need to watch their step, researchers say

Americans Living Longer and Better June 09, 2016

Improvements in heart and vision care likely behind the progress, study finds

Study Questions Use of Antidepressants for Children, Teens June 09, 2016

They were seen as mostly ineffective and sometimes risky in these age groups

Women More Prone to Anxiety Than Men, Review Finds June 06, 2016

Westerners also wrestle with the condition more than people in other parts of the world

Intensive Blood Sugar Control May Be Too Much for Some With Type 2 Diabetes June 06, 2016

Individualized treatment is important, expert says

Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery Isn't Always the Right Choice June 03, 2016

One-third of older patients may need hip replacement within 2 years, study suggests

Mindfulness Meditation Seems to Soothe Breast Cancer Survivors June 02, 2016

Six-week class reduced fear of recurrence, fatigue and anxiety, researchers report

Delays in Spotting Dementia Can Bring Dangers June 02, 2016

Seniors with memory issues are still driving, cooking and doing other potentially unsafe tasks, study says

Flu Shot Helps Heart Failure Patients Avoid Hospital June 01, 2016

New evidence suggests annual jab is warranted

Most Americans Support Rise in Legal Smoking Age June 01, 2016

Survey finds wide support in all regions to raise cutoff to age 19 or older

Early Alzheimer's Linked to Brain 'Leakage' May 31, 2016

Normally, blood-brain barrier prevents this from happening

Health Tip: Coping With Hip Arthritis May 30, 2016

Exercise can promote joint flexibility

Music Soothes Nervous Eye Surgery Patients May 27, 2016

Study found those who listened to relaxing tunes before procedure needed less sedation

Message for Heart Failure Patients: Exercise May 26, 2016

You'll feel better and maybe even live longer, researcher says

Health Tip: Protect Your Hands While Gardening May 26, 2016

Wear gloves, and watch for hazards

Kids' Grades May Suffer When Families Move May 25, 2016

The more times a family changed homes, the worse kids performed in math, reading, study found

After Heart Attack, New Threat: Heart Failure May 24, 2016

1 in 4 survivors develops this serious condition within 4 years, study finds

Colon Cancer Rising in People Under 50 May 24, 2016

Incidence up more than 10 percent in 10 years among Americans, study finds

Antidepressants Not Just for Depression Any More May 24, 2016

Other uses include insomnia, pain and anxiety, researchers say

Loss of Y Chromosome in Men Tied to Alzheimer's Risk May 24, 2016

Study raises provocative questions, expert says

Blood Pressure Swings Linked to Faster Decline in Mental Skills May 23, 2016

Study found older adults with wide variations were more likely to show deterioration in thinking abilities

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