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Medical Groups Raise Blood Pressure Rx Threshold for Healthy Adults Over 60 January 16, 2017

Guidelines say therapy should begin after top number in reading meets or exceeds 150 mmHG, not 140

IRS Reminds Millions About Fines for Not Signing Up for Obamacare January 16, 2017

Letters being sent as GOP-controlled Congress races to repeal controversial health reform law

House Joins Senate in Bid to Repeal Obamacare January 13, 2017

Votes are initial steps in potentially complex process to replace the controversial health reform law

Common Viruses a Deadly Threat at Nursing Homes January 13, 2017

RSV and human metapneumovirus need to be taken as seriously as influenza, study author says

Link Seen Between Concussions and Alzheimer's January 13, 2017

But study didn't prove head injuries cause the degenerative brain disease

Senate Starts Obamacare Repeal Process January 12, 2017

Measure sets Jan. 27 deadline for draft of repeal legislation, avoids possibility of filibuster by Democrats

'Stress Ball' in Your Brain May Be Key to Heart Risks January 12, 2017

New brain-scan study helps pinpoint a neurological link between anxiety, cardiovascular disease

Joints Achy? Don't Blame Mother Nature January 10, 2017

Study disputes weather's role in knee and back pain

Scans Hint at Running's Brain Benefits, Even When Young January 09, 2017

Researchers suggest that an early boost in mind health may help people stay sharp as they age

'Weekend Warriors' Can Still Stretch Their Life Spans January 09, 2017

Study found those who exercised one or two days a week saw gains similar to those who worked out regularly

Exercise: An Antidote for Behavioral Issues in Students? January 09, 2017

Study found use of 'cybercycles' reduced classroom problems for kids with autism, ADHD, other concerns

Timely Tips for Safe Snow Removal January 07, 2017

The sedentary are most at risk for injury, doctors say

Hour-Long Nap May Boost Brain Function in Older Adults January 06, 2017

Linked to improved memory and ability to think clearly in study

U.S. Glaucoma Cases Expected to Surge by 2030 January 06, 2017

Routine eye exams the best way to prevent this major cause of vision loss, eye experts say

Seniors' Health Can Tumble After ER Visit January 06, 2017

Disability and loss of agility more likely six months after treatment, study finds

Want a Sharper Brain as You Age? Volunteer! January 06, 2017

Study finds slight improvement in thinking and memory for civically minded

Is Running Bad for Your Knees? January 05, 2017

Study suggests it may slow development of osteoarthritis

Health Tip: Pick the Right Family Doctor January 05, 2017

Here's what to consider

Does Living Near Major Roads Boost Dementia Risk? January 05, 2017

Study couldn't prove cause-and-effect, but risk rose as proximity to traffic increased, researchers report

More Signs Mediterranean Diet May Boost Your Brain January 04, 2017

Older adults who favored this eating style lost less brain volume, study finds

Earwax There to Protect Your Hearing, Doctors Say January 03, 2017

If it builds up, seek medical attention, otherwise leave it alone, guidelines advise

Study Ties Alcohol Abuse to Increased Heart Risks January 03, 2017

Association similar to that from high blood pressure, smoking, obesity and diabetes, researchers say

Sleep May Help People Process Traumatic Events January 02, 2017

Researchers find sleep weakens emotions stemming from disturbing events

Many People May Have 'False' Memories, Study Contends December 30, 2016

Half of those repeatedly asked to imagine events came to believe they were real

Staying Trim, Strong May Cut Risk of Urinary Incontinence December 30, 2016

But for women in study, these factors only helped with one type of incontinence

Pot May Restrict Blood Flow to Brain: Study December 30, 2016

It's too early to say if this contributes to mental decline, Alzheimer's expert says

Could Anemia Cause Hearing Loss? December 30, 2016

Iron deficiency might keep ear cells from getting oxygen they need, study suggests

Diabetes Takes Biggest Bite Out of U.S. Health Care Spending December 28, 2016

Top 5 diseases, conditions accounted for $437 billion in 2013

Antipsychotic Drugs May Up Risk of Early Death in Alzheimer's Patients December 27, 2016

Increased odds were nearly doubled if two antipsychotic medications were taken, study says

Heart Failure Drug Shows Promise in First Human Trial December 27, 2016

Cimaglermin appears to strengthen cells and improve heart function, researchers report

U.S. Families Spend 1.5 Billion Hours Yearly on Kids With Special Health Needs December 27, 2016

Care provided by parents adds up to nearly $18 billion in lost wages, study says

'Emotional Hangover' Is Real and Affects Future Experiences: Study December 26, 2016

Emotion-provoking events prime the brain to remember things more effectively, researchers find

Managing Holiday Stress December 23, 2016

Focus on one thing at a time and try to give back when you can, experts advise

Women Chasing Holiday Perfection May Miss Signs of Heart Trouble December 23, 2016

Stress can be damaging, so take time for yourself during the season, cardiologist advises

Exercise May Be Real Medicine for Parkinson's Disease December 22, 2016

Physical activity helps improve gait and balance, research review finds

Holiday Decor Can Be Hazardous December 21, 2016

Pediatrics group cautions parents to keep toxic berries and other holiday ornaments away from small children

Uninsured Rate Hits New Low Due to Obamacare: Report December 21, 2016

The Commonwealth Fund finds more working-age Americans have health insurance than ever before

Health Tip: What's Behind My Foot Arthritis? December 21, 2016

Some potential causes

Everyday Pain Relievers May Be Linked to Hearing Loss in Some Women December 19, 2016

But degree of impairment tied to acetaminophen and ibuprofen was modest, researchers say

Female Doctors May Have an Edge: Study December 19, 2016

Older hospital patients treated by a woman were slightly less likely to be readmitted or die within 30 days

Anti-Aging Process Rejuvenates Lab Mice: Study December 16, 2016

Researchers said they used gene manipulation to 'turn back the clock'

Fewer Americans Under 70 Have Hearing Loss, Study Finds December 15, 2016

It's still common, but noise-safety rules and changing smoking patterns may have helped, researcher says

Could a Germ Link Gum Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis? December 15, 2016

Study may offer new insight into the cause of the joint disorder

Polar Vortex Tightens Grip on U.S. December 15, 2016

Doctor offers precautions against hypothermia; go easy when shoveling snow

Prices Skyrocket on Drugs Widely Used by Seniors: Report December 14, 2016

Cost of brand-name meds for chronic conditions rose nearly 130 times faster than inflation rate

Child Abuse Cases in Army Families May Be Under-Reported December 14, 2016

Some kids 'are falling through the cracks of a broken system,' researcher says

The Happy Get Lucky in Their Older Years December 14, 2016

Study of seniors links enjoyment of life to lower risk of death

Polar Vortex Takes Aim at U.S. December 13, 2016

Doctor offers precautions against hypothermia; go easy when shoveling snow

Cushioned Shoe Inserts Won't Guard Against Injury: Review December 13, 2016

But custom-made foot orthotics might help, researchers report

Test Predicting Alzheimer's Would Be Welcome, Survey Finds December 13, 2016

3 out of 4 seniors said they'd want to know

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