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Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer October 20, 2017

Researchers say many doctors and patients may be unaware of the risk

Hepatitis C Screening May Boost Opioid Treatment Success October 20, 2017

When people find out they have the infection, they're more likely to stay off drugs

Health Tip: Finding Safe Shoes for the Elderly October 20, 2017

Balance and comfort are key

Arthritis Can Strike Children October 18, 2017

In these young patients, joint inflammation caused by overactive immune system

Scoliosis Screenings Can Help Catch Spine Problem Early October 17, 2017

Treatments vary, depending on severity of the condition

Health Tip: 5 Suggestions to Promote Healthy Aging October 17, 2017

And see long-term results

A-Fib Hits Men Earlier Than Women October 16, 2017

Excess weight also ups risk for the heart rhythm disorder, study says

Need Cancer Screening? Where You Work Matters October 13, 2017

Americans employed in smaller businesses often lack insurance coverage, study finds

Good Lifestyle Choices Add Years to Your Life October 13, 2017

Certain behaviors, many associated with various genes, were linked to longevity in large study

Dance Your Way to a Healthier Aging Brain October 12, 2017

Small study suggests it might boost memory, learning

Breast Cancer Screenings Still Best for Early Detection October 12, 2017

Newer treatments, early diagnoses are improving outcomes for women with the disease, experts say

America's 'Beautiful People' Are Changing October 11, 2017

Icons of attractiveness are more diverse, older now than in decades past

Tai Chi: A Gentler Way to Exercise for Ailing Hearts October 11, 2017

Gentle movements may be a steppingstone to traditional exercise

Fertility Tests May Not Be Best Gauge of Your Biological Clock October 10, 2017

Doctors say age remains a better indicator of a woman's 'reproductive potential'

FDA Approves Test to Screen Donated Blood for Zika October 06, 2017

Though the virus is mainly spread by mosquitoes, it can be transmitted through blood transfusions

Today's Middle-Age Americans in Worse Health Than Prior Generations October 06, 2017

50-somethings will face more challenges as retirement nears, study suggests

Childhood 'Growth' Tests Not Always Necessary October 06, 2017

There's wide range of 'normal' growth and development for kids, pediatricians group says

Older People May Be More Prone to Reveal Suicidal Thoughts October 04, 2017

1 in 4 admitted intent beforehand, opening an opportunity for prevention, researchers say

Rapid Test for Meth Abuse May Be Near October 02, 2017

Risk Assessments Can Help Prevent Falls September 30, 2017

Geriatrics specialist offers tips to avoid injuries

A More Accurate Predictor for Alzheimer's? September 29, 2017

Genetic test might one day diagnose the disease before symptoms occur, researchers say

It's Time to Get Your Flu Shot Again September 28, 2017

U.S. health officials say this season could be a tough one

Adding Drug to Standard Care May Prolong Lymphoma Survival September 27, 2017

Doctors expect this will become new standard for people with mantle-cell lymphoma

1 in 3 Seniors Take Sleep Aids September 27, 2017

But national guidelines generally recommend against these products for those over 65

Exercise, Not Vitamin D, Recommended to Prevent Falls September 27, 2017

Draft recommendations from influential U.S. panel now await public review

The Benefits of Simply Moving More September 26, 2017

You can improve heart health without structured exercise

Blacks, Elderly Missing From U.S. Cancer Clinical Trials September 25, 2017

Women are also underrepresented, researchers find

Coming Soon: Glaucoma Self-Care, From Home? September 22, 2017

Study finds many patients can manage self-testing, but one doctor questions its value

For Men, Fitness Can Often Last a Lifetime September 21, 2017

Activities enjoyed when younger are often continued, but lots of men take up walking as they age

Inflammatory Bowel Disease May Raise Cancer Risk in Kids September 21, 2017

Researchers think chronic inflammation in gastrointestinal tract may be driving force

Health Tip: Stair Safety For Older People September 21, 2017

Suggestions to help prevent falls

Prostate Cancer Symptoms Aren't Always Obvious September 20, 2017

Warning signs often confused with other conditions

Opioid ODs Have Cut Into U.S. Life Expectancy: CDC September 20, 2017

Doctors must start treating addiction, expert says

Fracture Risk Higher for Seniors With Diabetes September 20, 2017

Bone weaknesses seen in those with blood sugar disease

Health Tip: Medication Suggestions for Older Adults September 19, 2017

Be safer when taking your meds

Are Today's Teens Putting the Brakes on Adulthood? September 19, 2017

They're often postponing traditional 'milestones' to growing up, study suggests

U.S. Seniors Getting Healthier, Especially When Wealthy and White September 18, 2017

Some May Need a Little Help Monitoring Blood Pressure at Home September 16, 2017

Heart group says single, less educated people too often forgo this key means of tracking their health

U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fall September 14, 2017

But more cases are expected as baby boomers age, report says

Diabetes Threatens Kidneys, Vision of Millions of Americans September 13, 2017

Untreated type 2 disease can lead to serious complications, diabetes experts say

'Microbiomes' May Hold Key to Kids' Ear Infections September 13, 2017

Germ communities in the middle ear differ greatly between affected and unaffected people, study shows

Widening Waistlines May Raise Women's Cancer Risk September 12, 2017

Belly fat after menopause may boost risk of lung, gastrointestinal cancers, researchers report

Many May Get Hospice Care Too Late September 12, 2017

Study suggests that most end-of-life care occurs in final 2 weeks

HPV Test Alone OK for Cervical Cancer Screening Over 30: Expert Panel September 12, 2017

New advisory says women can get the screen once every 5 years, in lieu of Pap tests every 3 years

Take a Stand Against Sitting Too Much September 12, 2017

Couch potatoes might help cut their risk of early death by getting up every 30 minutes, study finds

Heath Tip: Myths About the Aging Brain September 11, 2017

Learn the truth

Remember This: A Healthy Body Keeps the Mind Sharp, Too September 07, 2017

Major heart health groups say exercise, good diet can help you maintain memory as you age

Be Cautious Going Home After Hurricane Harvey September 07, 2017

Electrocution and carbon monoxide poisoning are risks in flooded homes, American Thoracic Society says

Is Dementia Declining Among Older Americans? September 05, 2017

Rates have fallen among those 70 and older; gains against heart disease might explain trend

New Research Finds Value in PSA Testing September 05, 2017

Analysis of 2 major trials on the prostate cancer screen shows it cuts men's risk of dying from the disease

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