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More Hispanics Treated at Breast Cancer Center After Obamacare September 25, 2016

Enrollment in clinical trials also increased, study finds

How Older People Can Head Off Dangerous Drug Interactions September 24, 2016

Taking multiple medications and supplements could cause serious problems, FDA warns

Gardening May Give Kids' Diets a Boost September 23, 2016

Those who gardened ate more fruits, veggies by the time they were in college, study shows

Heavy Drinking Can Harm the Aging Brain September 22, 2016

Study supports notion that the habit is toxic to brain cells, slows mental abilities

Falls a Growing and Deadly Threat for Older Americans September 22, 2016

They cause millions of injuries and soaring health care costs, CDC report shows

Health Tip: Make Time for Family Dinners September 21, 2016

Here are potential benefits

Obamacare Tied to Rise in Mammograms September 20, 2016

Research shows small uptick in Medicare patients who got screened for breast cancer

Severe Obesity and Heart Failure September 16, 2016

Study sees link even without other conditions such as high cholesterol or high blood pressure

Parents' Use of Outdated Advice May Slow Concussion Recovery September 16, 2016

Once-recommended practices such as waking a sleeping child for periodic checks can delay healing, expert says

Health Tip: Know Your Family Health History September 16, 2016

Why it's important

31 Million Older Americans Aren't Getting Enough Exercise September 15, 2016

Inactivity boosts their risk for falls, broken bones, serious disease and early death, CDC warns

Hearing Loss Widespread, 'Progressive' in Older Americans September 15, 2016

Rates accelerate especially after age 90, study finds, but hearing aids underused

Brains of 'Super-Agers' Look Decades Younger September 14, 2016

Regions of mentally sharp older folks don't shrink like their peers with memory loss do, study finds

Smoking Thickens Heart Wall, Leading to Heart Failure: Study September 13, 2016

The more you smoke and the longer you smoke, the greater the risk of damage

New Approach Helps Ease Teens' Stubborn Concussion Symptoms September 13, 2016

Kids with lingering effects may need talk therapy, too, study suggests

Many With Diabetes Missing Out on Statins September 12, 2016

2 in 5 middle-aged patients don't get the cholesterol-cutting drugs, despite recommendations to do so, study finds

Seniors Not Scared of Social Media After All September 12, 2016

Study also finds using it helps them feel less isolated, may boost their health

Child Health Improves When Caregivers Get One-on-One Help September 09, 2016

Family 'navigators' provide resources to help with basic needs, such as food, housing and utilities

Mouse Study Hints at Which Brain Cells Trigger Fear September 09, 2016

Finding might one day lead to better treatments for anxiety disorders

CDC's Frieden: We're Nearly Out of Money to Fight Zika September 09, 2016

He urges Congress to allocate more funding to combat the virus that causes severe birth defects

Cancer Caregivers Face Difficult Demands September 09, 2016

Survey results suggest more support is warranted

Health Tip: Traveling With Arthritis September 09, 2016

Suggestions to ease pain

Surgery at High-Quality Hospitals a Money-Saver for Medicare September 08, 2016

Savings is more than $2,000 per person, study finds

Health Tip: Choosing a Senior Home September 08, 2016

Signs it's a good place for a loved one

Intensive Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Can Extend Survival: Study September 08, 2016

Researchers also found lower risk of complications such as heart and kidney disease, vision problems

Congress Can't Agree on Additional Funding to Fight Zika September 07, 2016

Health officials say the money is needed as more infections are reported in Florida

Heart Rhythm Disorder May Be Tied to Wider Range of Ills September 07, 2016

Review links atrial fibrillation to increased risk for heart and kidney problems, not just stroke

U.N. Tightens Safe Sex Guidelines for Visitors to Zika Zones September 06, 2016

Male and female travelers, with or without symptoms, should practice safe sex or abstinence for 6 months after return

Fans May Not Be Cool Choice for the Elderly September 06, 2016

Heart rate, core body temperature rose more with fan use than without in 108 degree heat, study finds

Coping With College Stress September 05, 2016

Parents can help make the transition easier for new students

CDC Awards $2.4M to 5 Locales to Fight Zika September 02, 2016

The goal: To assist in monitoring and dealing with Zika-related birth defects

Review Suggests Safe, Effective Ways to Relieve Pain Without Meds September 01, 2016

Approaches such as acupuncture, massage and tai chi may ease discomfort

3 Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes Found in Florida September 01, 2016

A first for continental U.S.; 95 other tested mosquitoes Zika-free, officials say

Strong Link Emerges Between Zika, Spikes in Temporary Paralysis Cases September 01, 2016

Multi-country analysis documents increases in Guillain-Barre syndrome when virus is spreading

1 in 6 Younger Americans Wants to Die Before 80 September 01, 2016

Negative views of old age are powerful influence on how long people want to live, survey finds

FDA: Opioids Plus Sedatives Pose Fatal OD Risk August 31, 2016

These drugs will now carry 'boxed warning' detailing the threat

FDA Approves New Biological Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis August 31, 2016

Erelzi is a biosimilar for Enbrel

Funds to Fight Zika Nearly Exhausted: CDC August 31, 2016

Mosquito season in Gulf Coast states only half over, officials say

Health Tip: Make Yourself Seen When Exercising in the Dark August 31, 2016

Take precautions so you're visible to drivers

Fallout From 9/11 May Include Early Dementia August 30, 2016

WTC first responders who developed PTSD seem at greater risk of mental decline, study finds

Researchers Find Another Way Zika Can Harm Babies August 30, 2016

Close to 6 percent who were diagnosed with microcephaly also had hearing loss

iPads Calm Surgery-Bound Kids as Well as Sedatives August 30, 2016

Study found equal benefits in easing anxiety

Fewer Drugs in Pipeline to Treat World's No. 1 Killer August 29, 2016

While number of cancer drugs rose, development of new heart medicines stalled, study finds

People With Implanted Defibrillators at Higher Car Accident Risk August 29, 2016

Danish study finds 51 percent greater odds, but absolute risk of a crash remains low

Many Depressed Adults Not Getting Treatment: Study August 29, 2016

Reasons range from dismissal of symptoms to shame or stigma

Over 64? Want to Cut Your Heart Disease Risk? Try Exercise August 29, 2016

Finnish study finds even moderate exercise lowers odds of early death

Even a Little Exercise May Help Stave Off Dementia August 26, 2016

Sedentary seniors more likely to suffer mental decline, study finds

More Americans Can Afford Medications Under Obamacare: Study August 26, 2016

Improvement seen in all age levels, but millions still struggle with the cost of prescription drugs

Autism-Linked Genes Often Differ Between Siblings August 25, 2016

Findings suggest developmental disorder's causes may be even more complex

Senior Years May Truly Be Golden for Happiness August 24, 2016

Researchers find people get less stressed and are more content as they age

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