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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

Tai Chi: Rx for Arthritic Knees May 23, 2016

As effective as physical therapy, study suggests, plus it might also improve depression

Updated Heart Failure Treatment Guidelines Issued May 20, 2016

Two new drugs added to list of recommended therapies

Newer Drugs Helping Older People With Eye Disease May 20, 2016

Treatments keeping those with macular degeneration reading and driving longer, study finds

Elderly Benefit From Intensive Blood Pressure Treatment May 20, 2016

No greater risk of complications such as falls, fainting, study finds

25 Million Americans Will Struggle With Vision Problems by 2050 May 19, 2016

Aging boomers will trigger a doubling of blind or visually impaired people in next 3 decades, study predicts

Early Palliative Care Seems to Help Caregivers, Too May 18, 2016

Such programs improve quality of life for folks caring for terminal cancer patients, study finds

Why Pleasant Mealtimes Could Be Key to Alzheimer's Care May 17, 2016

Enhanced atmosphere reduces odds of malnutrition, dehydration, study suggests

Rural Hospitals Often Safer, Cheaper for Common Surgeries: Study May 17, 2016

Major complication rate lower for properly selected patients

Young Children With Sleep Apnea May Face Learning Difficulties: Study May 17, 2016

Attention, memory and language development might be affected, researchers say

Exercise May Cut Risk of 13 Cancers, Study Suggests May 16, 2016

Moderate and vigorous activity includes brisk walking, tennis, jogging, swimming

More Support for Aggressive Blood Pressure Treatment for Elderly May 16, 2016

Latest findings from national trial show it lowers chances of heart failure, even in older adults

Your Ability to 'Smell' the Taste of Foods Can Lessen With Age May 13, 2016

Most in study could distinguish salty from sweet, but more had trouble detecting scents

A Barefoot Run Might Be a Brain Booster May 13, 2016

Avoiding injury requires greater concentration and mental power, research suggests

Out-of-Pocket Costs Rose Moderately Under Obamacare: Report May 13, 2016

Enrollees most affected were those who did not receive government subsidies

Facebook's Lure the Same for Young and Old May 13, 2016

Seniors like to connect with family and friends, too, study finds

Disabling Falls Don't Have to Happen May 12, 2016

Expert advice on how seniors can lower their risk

Stroke Hospitalization Down for Many in U.S. May 12, 2016

But higher rates reported for younger adults, blacks

Depression Strikes, Stays With Many Caregivers of Critically Ill May 11, 2016

One year later, 43 percent were clinically depressed or had depressive symptoms, study found

Nearly 1 Million More Kids Have Health Coverage After Obamacare May 11, 2016

Study shows 91 percent of Medicaid-eligible children are now enrolled

Watch Walking to Gauge Health After Heart Surgery May 11, 2016

Patients' pre-op gait is big clue to longer-term survival, study finds

Obesity May <i>Not</i> Take Years Off Your Life: Study May 10, 2016

Research suggests that 30 percent increased risk for early death has disappeared over the past 4 decades

Meditation May Sharpen Memory May 10, 2016

Small study finds benefits for older adults

Blood Pressure Patterns May Predict Stroke Risk May 09, 2016

Odds increase with rapid rise in middle age, study finds

Heart Failure Risk Seems to Rise in Winter May 06, 2016

Threat falls when weather warms, but reason for seasonal differences is unclear, study finds

Statins Might Protect People With Narrowed Leg Arteries May 06, 2016

Study found the cholesterol-lowing drugs associated with reduced risk of amputation, death

Walking Fido Is Doggone Good for Your Health May 06, 2016

Host of benefits unleashed for older folks, researchers find

Poor Vision and Dangerous Falls Plague Many U.S. Seniors May 05, 2016

Year-long CDC study finds 1.3 million people over 65 with poor eyesight fell at least once

Widely Used Heart Drug Tied to Dementia Risk May 05, 2016

Both warfarin and the atrial fibrillation it's often used to treat may raise risk, study suggests

Stay Lean, Live Longer May 05, 2016

Researchers found slimmest people had lowest chances of dying in two studies

Race May Influence Risk for Irregular Heart Beat May 05, 2016

Whites with heart failure more likely to develop atrial fibrillation, research finds

Lung Cancer Surgery Worthwhile for Older Patients May 05, 2016

Study found those 65 and older survived longer when they had operation

6 Years Later, Obamacare Still Divides America: Poll May 05, 2016

But most support many parts of health care reform law

Seniors: Pump Iron, Live Longer May 04, 2016

Twice-weekly strength training cut risk of dying during 15-year study

No Statins Before Heart Surgery, Study Suggests May 04, 2016

They don't prevent complications and may cause kidney damage, researchers report

New Guidelines Recommend Inpatient Rehab After Stroke May 04, 2016

American Heart Association and American Stroke Association say this helps patients more than a nursing home

Many Heart Bypass Patients Don't Take Needed Meds May 04, 2016

Cardiologist says they need to understand surgery not a 'cure' for their disease

Study Ties Implanted Defibrillators to Long-Term Complications May 02, 2016

But benefits of these lifesaving devices outweigh risks, expert says

Could Talk Therapy Ease Chemo-Related Memory Issues? May 02, 2016

Researchers suggest their approach could improve survivors' quality of life

Obamacare Buyers Could Have Fewer Choices in 2017 May 02, 2016

UnitedHealth's exit from most marketplaces highlights health exchanges' growing pains

Seniors' Worsening Depression May Sometimes Predict Dementia April 29, 2016

Study suggests a common underlying cause in some, but not all, cases

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