April 24, 2014: Workplace Ladder Falls a Major Cause of Deaths, Injuries: CDC
There were 113 ladder-related deaths, more than 34,000 ER-treated injuries in 2011 alone

April 24, 2014: Internet May Help Seniors Avoid Depression
Social connections lessen loneliness, especially for older adults living alone, researcher says

April 24, 2014: Vitamin D May Not Lower Seniors' Fall Risk
Researchers conclude there isn't enough evidence to support supplement use

April 24, 2014: 1 in 13 U.S. Schoolkids Takes Psych Meds: Report
More than half of parents said the drugs are helpful

April 23, 2014: Religious Music a High Note for Older Christians
Reduced anxiety, other mental health benefits noted in survey

April 23, 2014: Seniors Who Suffer Mental Declines May Face Earlier Death: Study
Those with memory loss fared better than those who showed deficits in thinking abilities

April 23, 2014: People With More Education May Recover Better From Brain Injury
Study looked at adults hurt in motor vehicle crashes, falls

April 23, 2014: Scientists Study Gene Clues From 115-Year-Old Woman
In research into longevity, they found her white blood cells had many seemingly harmless mutations

April 23, 2014: Gene Therapy May Enhance Cochlear Implants, Animal Study Finds
Growth of cells in inner ear may boost sound sensitivity, researchers say

April 21, 2014: Thinking, Memory Problems Tied to Blockages in Neck Artery
Researcher suggests more aggressive treatment might be warranted

April 21, 2014: False-Positive Mammograms Don't Deter Women From Future Screening: Study
While most experienced short-term anxiety, it was gone within a year, researchers say

April 21, 2014: Language Problems Common for Kids With ADHD, Study Finds
Anxiety often goes hand in hand with attention disorder, too

April 18, 2014: Certain Sedatives Tied to Breathing Problems in Older COPD Patients
Study author urges caution for doctors prescribing benzodiazepines to this group

April 18, 2014: Suddenly Health Insurance Is <i>Not</i> for Sale
People hoping to buy private coverage for 2014 could be out of luck, but some windows may exist

April 17, 2014: White House: 8 Million People Signed Up for Health Insurance
35 percent of registrants are younger than 35 years old, administration officials say

April 17, 2014: Low Birth Weight, Lack of Breast-Feeding Tied to Inflammation Risk in Adulthood
Study of more than 10,000 people suggests these infants may someday have more health problems

April 16, 2014: Apathy Might Signal Brain Shrinkage in Old Age: Study
But the findings only show an association; they don't prove cause and effect, experts say

April 15, 2014: Gene Variant May Double Alzheimer's Risk for Women: Study
Effect wasn't nearly as pronounced among men, researchers say

April 14, 2014: Study Ties Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Boys
But the risk is low, and it's important to treat depression in pregnant women, experts say

April 11, 2014: Study Outlines Emotional Impact of Domestic Violence on Kids
Cases rarely led to jail time, but children in the home felt intense fear, anxiety, researcher noted

April 11, 2014: Rheumatoid Arthritis May Harm Kidneys
Study found patients may be more likely to develop renal disease

April 11, 2014: New Health Secretary to Confront Health Care-Reform Hurdles
Obama's nominee, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, will seek to burnish ACA's image amid mid-term election fray

April 11, 2014: Time Spent With Grandkids Might Boost Women's Brain Power
But don't overdo it: Study found that too much babysitting was tied to mental decline

April 10, 2014: Civilians in War Zones Also Suffer Mental Health Problems: Study
The more life-threatening events that workers employed by military faced, the more anxiety, anger they felt

April 10, 2014: Specializing in One Sport as Child No Guarantee of Future Success
And limiting focus can result in more harm than good, researchers say

April 10, 2014: Age a Big Factor in Colon Surgery Complications, Study Finds
People over 80, especially, had greater need for post-op emergency care, researchers say

April 09, 2014: Heart Failure Drug Might Help Reduce Hospitalizations
But study found spironolactone didn't prevent deaths from common form of heart disease

April 09, 2014: A Failing Mind May Mean Lower Cancer Death Risk, Study Suggests
But scientists aren't sure why dementia seems linked to fewer malignancies

April 09, 2014: Hearing Loss Might Make Elderly Feel More Isolated
Study found those who had trouble hearing became more socially withdrawn than others their age

April 09, 2014: Naps Enhance Learning for Young Children, Study Says
Preschoolers, infants performed better on language experiments after brief sleep

April 09, 2014: Aerobic Exercise May Help Older Women at Risk for Dementia
Small study suggests regular walking increases hippocampus area of brain

April 09, 2014: Fewer Americans Overwhelmed by Medical Bills: Report
Reduced use of medical care, early health care reforms may be easing financial worries, experts say

April 08, 2014: Could Daughter's Cancer Risk Be Affected by Father's Age at Birth?
Early study tied younger dads to higher odds of breast, ovarian tumors, and older dads to increased risk of uterine disease

April 07, 2014: Drinking Milk May Slow Knee Arthritis in Women, Study Finds
Same effect was not seen in men, and high cheese intake was tied to poorer knee health

April 04, 2014: Driving Ability May Falter With Age in HIV-Positive Adults
Small study looked at mental skills, simulator testing

April 04, 2014: Poor Sleep Tied to Mental Decline in Older Men
It isn't how long, but how well, people sleep that matters, study found

April 04, 2014: Depression May Be Linked to Heart Failure
Stress hormones likely play contributing role, but more research needed, study says

April 04, 2014: Your Mentally Stimulating Job May Help Keep You Sharp in Retirement
'Use it or lose it' might apply to brainpower, study author says

April 03, 2014: Insomnia May Raise Stroke Risk, Especially for Younger Adults
Researchers in Taiwan found strongest connection among people younger than 34

April 02, 2014: Childhood Eczema Often Persists Into Adulthood, Study Finds
There are steps people can take to reduce or ease flare-ups, experts say

April 02, 2014: Scientists Explore Better Way to Deliver Treatment for Eye Disease
Patients with wet age-related macular degeneration may benefit more from IV than injection

April 02, 2014: Nearly Three-Quarters of U.S. Seniors Have Living Wills
Increase in advance directives has not affected hospitalization rates, study finds

April 02, 2014: White House: 7.1 Million People Signed Up for Health Insurance
Obama calls it a major milestone under new health reform law; Republicans vow to continue to fight it

April 01, 2014: Parents' Addiction May Be Linked to Arthritis in Offspring
More studies needed to explore the apparent association, researchers say

April 01, 2014: More Than 1 Million Americans Caring for Injured Veterans: Report
Few public or private programs offer direct support to these caregivers, researchers say

April 01, 2014: Monkeys on Very-Low-Cal Diet Lived Longer, Healthier Lives
Jury is still out on whether such regimens could do the same for humans, experts say

April 01, 2014: Health Tip: Run Safely
And lower your chances of injury

March 31, 2014: More Research Links Poor Heart Health With Alzheimer's Risk
Brain plaque builds up as arteries stiffen, study suggests

March 31, 2014: Stem Cells May Rejuvenate Failing Hearts, Study Suggests
Researchers found injecting them into damaged tissue improved organ's ability to pump blood

March 31, 2014: Monday Is Deadline to Sign Up for Obamacare
But White House officials have granted extension to those who can't complete the process on time