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Older Hispanic Men at Risk of Hearing Loss, Study Finds May 28, 2015

Income, education, noise exposure also play role in odds people will lose their hearing, researchers say

Women, Poor, Uninsured Face Higher Risk of Psychological Distress: CDC May 28, 2015

Better access to mental health care is needed, expert says

Poorer Blacks May Face Higher Odds of Heart Disease May 27, 2015

For black women, study finds risk is doubled among those with lowest income

White Matter Damage in Brain May Help Spot Early Alzheimer's May 27, 2015

Study finds widespread changes using specialized MRI

Health Tip: How Loud is Too Loud? May 27, 2015

Signs you may be damaging your hearing

'Moderate'Drinking Might Harm Older People's Hearts: Study May 26, 2015

Research seems to question current recommendations regarding alcohol consumption

Health Tip: Be Safe Around Lawn Mowers May 26, 2015

Don't let kids play nearby while mowing

Too Many Women Who Need Bone Screening Aren't Getting It May 25, 2015

California study found that patients at highest risk for fractures often miss out on tests

Depression Linked to Death of Many Heart Failure Patients May 24, 2015

Researcher recommends counseling as first step

Fish Oil Tied to Better Brain Function in Older Adults May 22, 2015

But small study doesn't prove omega-3 fatty acids boost mental flexibility

Diet and Exercise May Not Stave Off Age-Related Muscle Loss May 22, 2015

Review finds current research is inconclusive

Rugby Player's Head Injuries Linked to Brain Decline May 22, 2015

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy was diagnosed after his death at age 57

Animals May Ease Social Anxiety in Children With Autism May 22, 2015

Playing with guinea pig in stressful situation was calming, study finds

Does Botox Actually Rejuvenate Skin? May 21, 2015

Elasticity, pliability improve after toxin injections, study finds

Over 4 Million Working Americans Suffer From Anxiety Disorders May 21, 2015

Illness can be debilitating, but treatment is available so workers can stay productive, experts say

At-Home Walks Help Those With Clogged Leg Arteries Stay Mobile May 20, 2015

In study, people with peripheral artery disease benefited from organized exercise program

Cholesterol Drugs May Lower Stroke Risk for Healthy Older Adults May 20, 2015

Statins and fibrates both drop chances by about one-third, study suggests

Antidepressants Ease Postpartum Depression, Study Finds May 19, 2015

But breast-feeding moms should talk with doctor about risks and benefits of drugs, researchers say

The Plight of America's 'Elder Orphans' May 19, 2015

Many aging Baby Boomers face health issues without family or support, report says

One-Third of Americans Have Dangerous Mix of Heart Risk Factors May 19, 2015

Metabolic syndrome, which includes high blood pressure and obesity, increases with age, researchers say

Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Plaques May Arise Decades Before Symptoms May 19, 2015

Researchers hope for opportunity to head off dementia

Serious Concussions Linked to Memory Problems in Retired NFL Players May 18, 2015

Study found those who had lost consciousness during football career were more likely to show brain damage

Early Menopause Tied to Lower Risk of Irregular Heartbeat May 15, 2015

Women who entered it before age 44 were slightly less likely to develop atrial fibrillation in study

Even in Later Life, Exercise Seems to Pay Dividends May 15, 2015

Study links activity in older men to longer lives

'Medical Marijuana' Pill Falls Short in Dementia Study May 13, 2015

Researchers had hoped to ease anxiety, agitation and wandering

Parkinson's Protein May Spur Immune Response May 12, 2015

Researchers say more work needs to be done to understand findings

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Impair Thinking May 12, 2015

Men with a particular gene mutation suffered most, study finds

Kids Born to Older Dads May Face Risk of Blood Cancers May 12, 2015

But study only showed association, not cause-and-effect link

Study Links Sleep Troubles to Children's Mental Health May 11, 2015

Some of the problems included anxiety, depression and ADHD, researchers say

Mediterranean Diet Plus Olive Oil or Nuts May Boost Thinking and Memory May 11, 2015

Healthy eating plans helped older people stay sharper mentally, study finds

Staying Fit May Delay Onset of High Cholesterol, Study Finds May 11, 2015

Regular physical activity seems to put off age-related increases in men by up to 15 years

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder May Be Linked to Accelerated Aging May 08, 2015

Study says condition might not be limited to mental health problems

Strengthening Hip Muscles May Ease Calf Pain From Blood Vessel Disease May 07, 2015

Researchers report that patients might also be able to walk longer

Statins May Slow Prostate Cancer Progression: Study May 07, 2015

But more trials are needed to confirm benefits, experts say

Fall-Related Deaths Nearly Doubled for U.S. Seniors Since 2000 May 07, 2015

Researchers also report that car crashes cause 1 in 7 unintentional deaths in older Americans

Nursing Homes Using Hospice Care More, But at a Cost May 06, 2015

Spending increased about $6,800 for those getting end-of-life comfort care, study says

Healthy Eating May Shield the Aging Brain May 06, 2015

Study found those who ate most fruits, veggies, fish were least likely to show thinking declines over 5 years

Almost 17 Million Gained Coverage Under Obamacare May 06, 2015

But many Americans still can't afford medical care, expert says

Many Aging Boomers Face Chronic Illness, But Death Rate Is Falling: CDC May 06, 2015

Report finds nearly half need a heart drug, almost a fifth are diabetic

Sharp Drop in Uninsured Texans Since Obamacare Rollout: Survey May 06, 2015

But poorest residents are far more likely to lack coverage than the rich

More Aging Americans Using Canes, Walkers May 06, 2015

Many seniors rely on more than one mobility device, study finds

Age-Linked Structures on DNA May Also Hint at Cancer Risk May 05, 2015

Telomere 'caps' shorten as people get older, but this process speeds up in cancer-prone people, study suggests

Heart Drug Digoxin May Not Be Best for Some Heart Patients May 05, 2015

Review found it was tied to early death risk in those with irregular heartbeat, heart failure

Diabetes Study Suggests a Little Extra Weight Tied to Longer Survival May 04, 2015

But doctors stress that there isn't enough research yet back up that conclusion

Mow With Safety in Mind May 02, 2015

Expert offers tips on avoiding injury when cutting the grass

Can Statins Help Lower Lung Cancer Death Risk? May 01, 2015

Small reduction seen with cholesterol-lowering drugs, but study couldn't prove cause-and-effect link

When Restaurants Offer Healthy Kids' Fare, Children Eat It May 01, 2015

After menu makeover, more nutritious items were ordered more often, study found

Health Tip: Preventing Health Problems in Seniors May 01, 2015

Get regular vaccinations and screenings

2-Minute Walk Every Hour May Help Offset Effects of Sitting April 30, 2015

Study found short bouts of light activity seem to boost longevity

Heart Failure Implant Tied to Weakening of Thinking, Memory April 30, 2015

Research suggests left ventricular assist devices aren't a magic bullet

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