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Many U.S. Workers on Disability Use Narcotic Painkillers, Study Finds August 22, 2014

Experts worry about addiction, drug misuse

Failing Vision Tied to Shorter Lifespans for Seniors August 21, 2014

Link could be due to faltering ability to carry out daily tasks, researchers say

Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression August 21, 2014

But combination isn't better than drugs alone for those with mild or chronic mood disorder, study says

Pigs' Hearts Beat for a Year in Baboons' Abdomens August 20, 2014

Studies may one day lead to use of animal organs for human transplantation

Seniors' Sleep Woes May Be Linked to Loss of Brain Cells August 20, 2014

Decline of these neurons occurs with aging, Alzheimer's, researchers say

Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women August 20, 2014

Study found it lowered risk even if they were obese

Tight Blood Pressure Control Doesn't Raise Risk of Falls, Study Says August 20, 2014

Findings counter common beliefs about intensive treatment

Health Tip: Strengthening Your Brain August 20, 2014

Suggestions for seniors to stay sharp

Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report August 19, 2014

Headache, seizures often lead doctors down the wrong path

Certain Antipsychotic Meds Tied to Kidney Problems in Elderly August 19, 2014

'Off-label' use to treat dementia-related behavior may carry significant risks, study finds

When Parents Need Care, Daughters Carry the Burden: Study August 19, 2014

Brothers often pass on responsibilities to sisters, research contends

Big Drop in U.S. Heart-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths, Study Finds August 18, 2014

Lifestyle changes, wider use of medications driving the trend, researchers say

Study: Many Seniors Get Unnecessary Cancer Tests August 18, 2014

Screening shouldn't be done when patients have less than a 10-year life expectancy, researchers say

Childhood Mental Disability Rates Up, Study Finds August 18, 2014

Largest increase reported among wealthier families

Settling Back-to-School Nerves August 16, 2014

Expert offers parents tips on reducing anxieties, jitters for kids

Expert Offers Backpack Safety Tips August 15, 2014

When kids carry too much, muscle strains and back pain can occur

Exercise Helps Protect Black Women From Breast Cancer, Study Says August 15, 2014

Research confirms findings previously noted for whites

Health Tip: Losing Weight May Help Against Osteoarthritis August 15, 2014

Too much weight can strain joints

Choose Wrinkle Treatments Wisely, FDA Advises August 14, 2014

Scarring, allergic reactions and vision problems among possible side effects

High-Dose Flu Vaccine May Better Protect the Elderly: Study August 13, 2014

It might also reduce flu hospitalizations and complications, researchers say

Malnutrition Threatens Many U.S. Seniors Seen at ERs August 13, 2014

Depression, dental problems, difficulty buying groceries among most common reasons, study finds

40 Percent of Americans Will Develop Diabetes, CDC Projects August 13, 2014

Rates for black women and Hispanics even higher at 50 percent

Researchers Pinpoint Brain Region Where Contextual Memories Are Made August 12, 2014

Rat study may shed light on Alzheimer's in humans, scientists say

For Heart Attack Survivors, More Exercise Isn't Always Better, Study Says August 12, 2014

Excessive walking, running may lose protective effect

Man's Rare Condition May Open Door to New Alzheimer's Treatments August 11, 2014

He lacks a protein linked to the memory-robbing condition, but his brain works fine, researchers report

Heart Medication Digoxin Linked to Higher Risk of Death for Some August 11, 2014

Increase seen in people with certain abnormal heart rhythms, study finds

Exercise Cuts Breast Cancer Risk in Older Women, Study Finds August 11, 2014

But the effect quickly fades once workouts stop, researchers noted

Shingles Vaccine Still Effective After Chemotherapy August 08, 2014

Study finds cancer treatment didn't seem to lessen immunization's effects

Insurance Status May Affect Cancer Outcome: Study August 08, 2014

Those with no coverage or Medicaid were diagnosed later, less likely to be alive two years later

Older Adults Sharpest in the Morning, Study Finds August 08, 2014

This might be best time of day to schedule mentally challenging tasks

Mental Decline Often Precedes a Stroke, Study Finds August 07, 2014

Study suggests assessing seniors' memory, thinking skills to identify those at risk

Health Tip: Signs That an Elderly Person Isn't Eating Right August 07, 2014

Including unexplained weight loss

Low Vitamin D Levels May Boost Alzheimer's Risk, Study Finds August 06, 2014

But it's too soon to recommend supplements, dietary changes for prevention

'Elder Abuse' Often Involves Finances, Study Finds August 06, 2014

Family members are frequently the culprits, researchers say

Speedy Delivery of Clot-Busting Drug Helps Stroke Patients Avoid Disability August 06, 2014

Big review of the data shows the power of tPA, and the necessity of quick treatment

Cholesterol Drugs' Benefits Far Outweigh Side Effects, Review Finds August 05, 2014

But long-term use of statins may raise odds of diabetes among people with risk factors, experts say

More Young Adults Getting Mental Health Care Under Obamacare: Study August 04, 2014

Increase was slight, but a good sign that law is working, researchers report

Statins May Aid Survival From Colon Cancer August 04, 2014

Taking cholesterol-lowering drugs was linked to a 29 percent reduction in risk of cancer death in study

High Blood Pressure in Middle Age, Weaker Brain Later? August 04, 2014

Study shows a link, but it's unclear if medications in midlife will ward off dementia

When Colds, Flu Lead to Complications in Kids August 04, 2014

About a third of children admitted to hospital for these infections develop respiratory issues, study finds

Expert Offers School Bus Safety Tips August 01, 2014

Almost 140 children and adults die every year in school transportation accidents

Food Is a Common Choking Hazard for Kids, Doctor Says August 01, 2014

Experts warn that children under 5 are most vulnerable

Older Women With Asthma Face Worse Health Outcomes August 01, 2014

Making breathing issues a priority can help improve their overall condition, researchers say

Cholesterol Drugs May Speed Healing After Surgery July 31, 2014

Statin therapy may affect inflammatory response and help wounds recover, researchers say

Big Jump in Doctor's Office Visits for Young Adults With Diabetes July 31, 2014

Overall, 1 in 10 consultations in the U.S. now involves a person with the illness, CDC says

Scientists Shed Light on Link Between Depression, Dementia July 30, 2014

Researchers deem depression an independent risk factor for dementia

Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests July 30, 2014

If parent and preschooler are both overweight, tackling it together works best, researchers say

Extreme Weather Kills 2,000 in U.S. Each Year: CDC July 30, 2014

Heat contributes to nearly one-third of those deaths, report finds

Gardens a Center of Calm for People With Dementia July 30, 2014

Review found some evidence it helped soothe, distract sufferers, but safeguards important

Adults Who've Abused Alcohol May Be at Risk for Memory Problems July 30, 2014

Researchers say long-term consequences are little-known

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