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Smog Raises Heart Risks in Those With Diabetes, Study Says November 25, 2015

Long-term study showed prolonged exposure linked to heart disease, stroke

Health Tip: Easing the Discomfort of Bronchitis November 25, 2015

Take steps to help ease coughing

Ban Crib Bumpers Because of Rising Deaths, Researchers Say November 24, 2015

Many of these fatalities were preventable, study reveals

Anthrax Vaccine Approval Expanded November 24, 2015

Now sanctioned for adults 18 to 65 with known or suspected exposure

Hiding Tobacco Displays in Stores Might Lower Kids' Smoking Rates November 23, 2015

Teens less likely to buy cigarettes when promotions aren't visible, study shows

Arsenic Exposure in Womb Linked to Respiratory Risks in Babies November 23, 2015

High levels in well water may trigger infections in the very young, study suggests

ADHD Medications Linked to Sleep Problems in Kids November 23, 2015

Review of studies finds drugs like Ritalin, Adderall may create sleep woes for some

Allergy and Asthma Sufferers Beware as Holiday Season Kicks In November 21, 2015

Expert offers tips to cope with seasonal triggers

E-Cigarette Ads Boost Use Among Young Adults, Study Finds November 20, 2015

Researchers explore potential impact of unrestricted marketing

Yoga May Boost Quality of Life for Prostate Cancer Patients November 20, 2015

Small study shows those undergoing radiation therapy had fewer side effects, less fatigue

Kids Who Take ADHD Meds More Likely to Be Bullied, Study Finds November 20, 2015

Odds rose even higher if child sold or gave away the drugs

Drug Overdose Rates Soaring Among U.S. Youth November 19, 2015

Report finds prescription painkillers, heroin largely to blame, with some states hit especially hard

Potential Treatment for a Serious Respiratory Infection in Kids November 19, 2015

Preliminary study of new drug for RSV yields promising results, experts say

New Clues to Easing Side Effects From Parkinson's Drug November 18, 2015

Studies in mice, monkeys point to a compound that might lessen levodopa's debilitating effects

1 in 6 Female College Freshmen Raped While Incapacitated: Study November 18, 2015

Risk is higher for those similarly victimized before college, researcher says

Certain Antibiotic Might Combat Children's Wheezing Episodes November 17, 2015

Kids given azithromycin were less likely to develop severe respiratory illness, study says

SARS-like Virus in Bats Could Jump to Humans November 12, 2015

But, researchers don't know if virus could then spread from person-to-person

Adult Obesity Still Growing in U.S., Youth Rates Hold Steady: CDC November 12, 2015

Expert says stabilization isn't good enough because still high rates of preventable chronic disease

Many Americans 30 and Older Find Happiness Elusive November 10, 2015

But younger people more satisfied with their lives than ever, surveys find

Side Effects Cause Some to Stop Taking Blood Thinner Brilinta November 10, 2015

Bleeding, shortness of breath were among problems patients cited in study

Insulin Pumps Give Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Better Blood Sugar Control November 10, 2015

Study included almost 55,000 children and teens

Frequent Self-Weighing by Young Women Linked to Depression November 09, 2015

Study also finds more trips to the scale lead to greater body dissatisfaction, lower self-esteem

Carbon Monoxide Levels in Breath Might Point to Stroke Risk November 09, 2015

People who exhaled higher concentrations of the gas were at increased odds for an attack, researchers say

Smoggy Days Linked to Most Severe Type of Heart Attack November 09, 2015

Heart patients should take precautions when pollution is high, study suggests

Just One Energy Drink Sends Young Adults' Stress Hormone Levels Soaring November 09, 2015

Researchers also found the beverage pushed blood pressure levels higher

Weight-Loss Surgery May Bring Long-Term Benefits to Very Obese Teens November 06, 2015

3 years later, most had rid themselves of diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure, study found

Rule Changes Might Lead to More Lung Transplants for Kids November 05, 2015

Study suggests that widening the geographic pool could increase available organs

In Rare Cases, Hepatitis C Drug Tied to Slowed Heart Rate: Study November 04, 2015

But experts say these types of medications have good safety profile

Vaccine for Deadly Respiratory Virus Shows Promise in Early Trial November 04, 2015

Researcher hopes to see routine RSV immunization within a decade

Childhood Whooping Cough Tied to Small Rise in Epilepsy Risk November 03, 2015

But chances of any one child getting the seizure illness remain low, one expert says

Prescription Drug Use on the Rise in U.S. November 03, 2015

Many adults take 5 or more medications, often for preventable ills, study finds

Gonorrhea Becoming More Resistant to One Antibiotic: CDC November 03, 2015

Other effective treatments remain available, but experts say finding is cause for concern

Rheumatoid Arthritis May Shorten Life Span: Study November 03, 2015

Heart, respiratory problems were main contributors to early death, researchers found

Weight Gain a Challenge for Children With Autism: Study November 03, 2015

Preschoolers, teens on the spectrum are more likely than peers to be overweight, obese

Dogs in the Home May Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma November 02, 2015

Study findings support notion that early life exposure to microbes, allergens may prevent illness, experts say

Teens Do Listen to Parents' Advice About Sex: Study November 02, 2015

Discussions may help kids delay sexual activity, and use condoms or other birth control

Beware Safety Risks Posed by 'Off-Label' Drug Use November 02, 2015

Study raises concerns about using meds to treat conditions for which they weren't approved

'Green' Office May Boost Brainpower October 30, 2015

Small study finds gains in employee productivity

Drugs May Be as Good as Surgery for Chronic Sinusitis October 29, 2015

Study found sufferers who stuck with treatments like nasal sprays saw improvements in quality of life

VW Emissions Scandal May Cost 60 U.S. Lives, Study Claims October 29, 2015

Added air pollution could take a toll, researchers say, but car company refutes the notion

Narcotic Painkiller Use in Adolescence May Raise Risk of Adult Addiction October 28, 2015

Study found those less experienced with illegal drugs were more likely to abuse narcotics later

Death Rates From Major Illnesses Fall in U.S. October 27, 2015

Prevention key to continued progress in fighting cancer, heart disease and diabetes, researchers say

Kids Drawn to 'Gateway' Flavored Tobacco Products, FDA Finds October 26, 2015

Sweet-tasting additives have widespread appeal, expose teens to nicotine

Pediatricians' Group Urges Action on Climate Change October 26, 2015

Natural disasters, diseases and excess heat threaten children's health, says American Academy of Pediatrics

Raise Smoking Age to 21, U.S. Pediatricians Urge October 26, 2015

And regulate e-cigarettes the same way as other tobacco products, doctors add

Too Few Boys Get HPV Vaccine, CDC Study Finds October 26, 2015

This leaves them vulnerable to sexually transmitted virus, cancer

Limiting Tackling Limits Concussions: Study October 26, 2015

Brain injury rate twice as high in seasons where tackling wasn't limited during practices

The Long and (Financial) Short of Fixing Leg Length Differences October 23, 2015

More common treatment for children may mean lower earnings throughout adulthood, researchers report

Health Food Stores Urge Supplements to Underage Teens: Study October 23, 2015

Two-thirds of clerks recommend muscle-building aid not OK'd for use before age 18

Bullied Teens Face Roadblocks to Mental Health Services October 23, 2015

Pediatricians must do more for these children, researcher says