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1 in 3 Adults Diagnosed With Asthma May Not Have It: Study January 17, 2017

Almost half did not get objective breathing test, researchers in Canada found

Debunking Winter Weather Myths January 16, 2017

For starters, alcohol won't warm you up

Parents Have Mixed Views on When to Keep Sick Kids Out of School January 16, 2017

Most agree those with diarrhea should stay home, but about half would send a child who had thrown up

Taking the Bite Out of Frostbite January 15, 2017

Young children and older people are at greater risk, but no one is immune, experts warn

Airway Differences May Explain Why Asthma Can Be More Serious for Blacks January 13, 2017

Condition is 2 to 3 times deadlier than for whites, researchers say

Cold-Weather Foot Care Key for Diabetics January 12, 2017

It's important to make sure feet stay as dry as possible, especially between the toes

How to Spot a Common, Potentially Dangerous, Childhood Illness January 12, 2017

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is similar to a cold but can lead to complications that include pneumonia

The Etiquette of Achoo! January 11, 2017

Cover your sneeze to protect those around you, health experts advise

Protecting Ankles, Feet From Winter's Assaults January 11, 2017

Proper footwear a must, especially for people with nerve damage or extreme sensitivity to cold, foot surgeon says

Despite Pledges, No Improvement in Chain Restaurant Kids' Menus: Study January 11, 2017

A 2011 initiative to lower calories, sugar and salt hasn't yielded results, researchers say

Lower-Income Girls in U.S. Feel Unprepared for Puberty January 10, 2017

Doctors, families should talk more about what to expect, researchers say

Joints Achy? Don't Blame Mother Nature January 10, 2017

Study disputes weather's role in knee and back pain

Warmer Waters May Mean More Toxic Shellfish January 09, 2017

New scientific tool helps predict harmful algae blooms in Pacific

Are Heartburn Meds During Pregnancy Linked to Asthma in Kids? January 09, 2017

Analysis suggests, but doesn't prove, that these children were one-third more likely to see a doctor for asthma

Kids' Asthma Flareups Fall Off After No-Smoking Laws January 09, 2017

Researchers reviewed ER visits in 20 metro areas of U.S.

Weight-Loss Surgery Offers Long-Term Benefit to Very Obese Teens January 06, 2017

Studies show most maintained significant weight loss over 5 years, but complications emerged for some

Ebola Can Linger in Lungs, Study Finds January 05, 2017

Discovery in one patient could advance understanding of deadly disease, doctors say

New Guidelines Urge Early Intro to Peanut in High-Risk Infants January 05, 2017

Change in allergy recommendations based on results of groundbreaking trial

Poor Asthma Sufferers Often Stuck in Homes That Worsen Their Disease January 04, 2017

Study finds them living with smokers, mold, rodent and cockroach infestations, and few support systems

Winter Hikes Can Be Fun, But Put Safety First December 30, 2016

Be prepared for heat loss, sun glare and shorter days, hiking group advises

Health Tip: Caring for Psoriasis During Winter December 30, 2016

Avoid products that could irritate skin

Fish Oil During Pregnancy May Cut Kids' Asthma Risk December 29, 2016

High doses linked to 30 percent drop in children's odds of developing the airway disease, study finds

Health Tip: Signs of Frostbite? Head Indoors December 29, 2016

Here are possible symptoms

Flu Shots Are Worth It December 28, 2016

Vaccine most important for young kids, seniors, people with chronic disease, women before and after pregnancy, expert says

Does Legalizing Pot Spur Kids to Try It? December 27, 2016

In 2 states studied, teens downplayed harms after recreational pot legalized; use increased in 1 state

Child Deaths Highlight Choking Dangers Posed by Grapes December 21, 2016

Deaths of 5-year-old and toddler cited in new report

Cured Meats Could Aggravate Asthma, Study Suggests December 21, 2016

Symptoms worsened for those who often ate foods like ham and salami

Teen Violence Can Be Contagious, Study Contends December 20, 2016

Preventive programs could help stop copycat behavior, researchers say

Mothers of Kids With Severe Birth Defects May Have Shorter Lives: Study December 20, 2016

But the overall risk of early death is still quite low

Routine Testing for Genital Herpes of Little Benefit: U.S. Experts December 20, 2016

Early diagnosis won't change course of the STD, which is incurable, advisory panel says

Stay Safe, Play Safe in a Winter Wonderland December 20, 2016

Athletic trainer offers tips to avoid cold weather-related injuries

Did El Nino Weather Give Zika a Boost? December 19, 2016

Climate phenomenon could have helped infection-transmitting mosquitoes reproduce, study says

Life After Juvenile Detention Isn't Easy, Especially for Minorities December 19, 2016

Only 1 in 5 males was working or in school full-time 12 years later, study reveals

Nicotine in E-Cigs Can Trigger Lifelong Addiction in Kids: Docs December 19, 2016

American Academy of Pediatricians' report says the earlier kids 'vape,' the more likely they're hooked

Privacy Concerns Keep Some Young Americans From Sexual Health Services December 16, 2016

Survey reveals reluctance of teens, young adults to talk to their doctor because parents might find out

Smartphones, Tablets and Weight Gain in Teens December 14, 2016

Study found obesity risk up 43 percent if kids used screen devices more than 5 hours a day

Another Menopause Side Effect: Shortness of Breath? December 13, 2016

New research suggests lung function can decline significantly

Where You Live May Determine How You Die December 13, 2016

Breaking down mortality data by county, most pressing local health problems were pinpointed, study finds

Drug Use by U.S. Teens Drops to All-Time Low December 13, 2016

Use of tobacco and alcohol down significantly, too, federal report finds

Most Teen Smokers Also Turn to Alcohol, Drugs, Study Finds December 12, 2016

Use of multiple substances seems to be more common than thought

Health Tip: Trying to Unclog That Stuffy Nose? December 12, 2016

Using a decongestant

Study Sees Link Between Insomnia, Asthma December 09, 2016

Lack of sleep also tied to more weight and more frequent health visits for those with the airway disease

Expect More Record-Breaking Heat in U.S., Scientists Warn December 07, 2016

15 hottest-ever days predicted for every record low if greenhouse gas emissions don't decline

Cigarettes Aren't Cool, California Teens Say December 06, 2016

But kids still don't see nicotine as addictive and may opt for e-cigarettes instead

New Clues to Huge Jump in U.S. Mosquito Population December 06, 2016

Urbanization, DDT pesticide ban played roles, but climate change may become a factor, researchers say

Mice May Be Key to Kids' Asthma Attacks at School December 02, 2016

Study suggests, but can't prove, that rodent allergens could play a role

2 Out of 3 Depressed Teens Gain Lasting Benefits From Therapy December 02, 2016

Early treatment of depression may lower risk of future episodes of mood disorder, study finds

ATV Accidents Can Cause Serious Chest Injuries in Kids November 29, 2016

Rollovers and heavier vehicles are some likely reasons why, study shows

Many Women With Chronic Ills Don't Use Online Tools November 28, 2016

Research suggests older, less-educated females are missing out on help or support

8 of 10 Texas Salons Heed Ban on Indoor Tanning for Minors November 25, 2016

But survey finds most tell older customers they can tan every day, counter to FDA-suggested limits

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