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Patent Monopolies Driving High U.S. Drug Prices: Study August 23, 2016

Letting Medicare and Medicaid negotiate pricing would likely help bring costs down, researchers say

Average Lifespan Longer for Twins August 23, 2016

And, identical twins tend to outlive fraternal twins, study shows

Unhappy at Work in Your 20s, Unhealthy in Your 40s? August 22, 2016

How young adults feel about their careers might affect them physically, mentally by middle-age, study finds

Clinton Edges Trump on Health Care, Survey Finds August 22, 2016

But HealthDay/Harris Poll finds support for either candidate in this area is far from overwhelming

Too Few Female Urologists to Meet Aging Patients' Demand August 22, 2016

Women prefer female doctors, but urology has one of the largest gender gaps in medicine, researchers say

Couples At Risk During 'Divorce Season' August 22, 2016

Marriages often break up after winter and summer holidays, research reveals

Family Trumps Friends in Extending Seniors' Lives August 22, 2016

People are comfortable expecting more help from relatives, researchers say

Twitter Broadening Discussions About Death, Grief: Study August 22, 2016

Social media broaching once-taboo topics in very public forums, researchers report

Genes Might Explain Hispanics' Added Longevity August 19, 2016

Differences in 'genetic clock' may help them age more slowly than other ethnic groups, study finds

Many Hispanics, Poor Still Without Health Insurance: Report August 18, 2016

Majority live in states that haven't expanded Medicaid, survey finds

Calcium Supplements Might Raise Older Women's Dementia Risk August 18, 2016

Finding even more pronounced if blood flow to brain has been affected, study suggests

Anemia Boosts Stroke Death Risk, Study Finds August 17, 2016

Blood condition is common among older patients

Healthy Diet, Exercise May Help Keep Alzheimer's at Bay August 17, 2016

Study finds people who are active and eat well have fewer brain effects linked to the disease

Injected Drug May Help Fight Osteoporosis in Women August 16, 2016

Abaloparatide appears to reduce fractures better than the current drug Forteo, researchers say

Fewer Advanced Alzheimer's Patients on Feeding Tubes August 16, 2016

Practice dropped by half over past 15 years, study reports

Pay Gaps Persist for Female Doctors Across the U.S.: Study August 16, 2016

Medicare reimbursement review finds male specialists earning more

Heat Waves Hit Seniors Hardest August 16, 2016

Risk of high-temperature trouble rises with age and chronic health issues, experts warn

Too Many Public Defibrillators Out of Reach When Needed August 15, 2016

Canadian study shows many are kept in buildings that aren't always open

Will 'Unloading' Shoes Help Your Arthritic Knees? August 12, 2016

Study puts specially designed footwear to the test

Sending Kids Off to College Doesn't Have to Be Tearful August 12, 2016

Discuss money, expectations beforehand, then let go, experts say

Infertility Patients' Mental Health Problems Often Unaddressed August 11, 2016

'We're doing a terrible job of it,' researcher says

Health Tip: Buy the Right Running Shoes August 11, 2016

How to determine which are best

Obesity May Be Bad for the Brain, Too August 10, 2016

Study found 10-year difference in amount of white matter between obese and lean people

Addiction Risk Low for Seniors Taking Post-Op Opioids: Study August 10, 2016

Vast majority of patients used the meds short-term to ease their pain

For Aging Blacks, 'Golden Years' Often Marred by Disability August 10, 2016

And black women appear to be hardest hit, study finds

Health Tip: Use Cold Therapy to Ease Arthritis August 10, 2016

How it may help

Most Sick, Aging Americans Live Far From In-Home Care August 09, 2016

Study finds such providers are in short supply and based mostly in urban areas

Giving Brings a Health Dividend August 09, 2016

Older adults who volunteer may benefit from better mental, physical health, study finds

Health Insurance Status May Affect Cancer Patients' Survival August 08, 2016

2 studies highlight disparities in outcomes for uninsured and Medicaid patients

Don't Shrug Off Shoulder Safety When Playing Summer Sports August 05, 2016

Golfing, swimming and volleyball can be especially hard on your upper back and shoulders

Underweight Seniors May Have Added Alzheimer's Risk August 05, 2016

Study links lower body weight to increased amounts of disease-causing plaque in the brain

Acupuncture May Slow Pre-Dementia Memory Loss: Study August 05, 2016

However, definitive evidence remains lacking, experts say

Focusing on Future Helps People Save August 04, 2016

Try to visualize a detailed picture of your later life, money expert suggests

Blindness Biggest Fear for Many Americans August 04, 2016

Losing vision would be as bad or worse than losing hearing, memory, speech or a limb, survey finds

FDA: Anti-Aging, Skin-Lightening Products May Contain Mercury August 04, 2016

How you can eliminate the health risk to you and your family

Nearly 1 in 4 U.S. Seniors Has Some Form of Disability August 03, 2016

But federal report finds most caregivers view their role as not a 'substantial problem'

Rx for Seniors' Health: Upbeat View, Less Stress August 03, 2016

A negative attitude may be linked to health problems, study suggests

Few Seniors Go Online for Health-Care Needs August 02, 2016

Study calls into question U.S.'s priorities for improving older adults' health, researcher says

Diabetes Drug Victoza Might Not Help Advanced Heart Failure Patients August 02, 2016

Study participants may have been too sick to benefit from the medication, diabetes expert says

Age-Related Declines Evident Before 60 August 01, 2016

Study suggests strength, endurance regimens should start sooner rather than later

Fido a Friend to Parents of Kids With Autism August 01, 2016

Study suggests family dog may help ease parental stress

Could Slight Brain Zap During Sleep Boost Memory? July 28, 2016

Small study says yes, for a certain type of recognition

Deep Brain Stimulation Tested for Early Alzheimer's July 28, 2016

Although treatment seems safe, benefit isn't yet clear

Family Lifestyles May Be as Important to Health as Genes July 28, 2016

Shared habits and environment contribute to heart disease, high blood pressure and depression, study reports

Hour of Exercise a Day May Offset Sitting's Toll on Health July 28, 2016

Study found risk of early death dropped when physical activity levels went up

Health Tip: Ease Arthritis Pain With Warm Water July 27, 2016

Here's how

Health Tip: Choose the Right Shoes July 27, 2016

Sturdy footwear helps prevent falls

Menopause Hastens Aging, Studies Suggest July 26, 2016

Researchers found it boosted cellular aging by an average of 6 percent

2 in 10 Alzheimer's Cases May Be Misdiagnosed July 26, 2016

Missed disease identification seems more likely in men, who may develop thinking problems earlier

Does Dementia Diagnosis Have Silver Lining for Some? July 26, 2016

People appreciate life more, worry about failing less after learning about their brain condition, study says

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