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Persistent Stress May Hasten Death in Heart Patients June 27, 2017

Doctors should assess mental health at routine cardiac visits, study authors say

Medicaid Cuts Tied to Delayed Breast Cancer Diagnoses June 26, 2017

Tennessee's 2005 Medicaid rollback could forecast what might happen if GOP health plans become law, some say

Being Thin Could Boost Stress Fracture Risk in Female Runners June 23, 2017

Researcher says less muscle mass can make leg bones more vulnerable to injury

Mammogram Decision Hinges on Patient-Doc Talk, Ob-Gyn Group Says June 22, 2017

Updated guidelines say average-risk women can start screening at age 40

Tissue Testing Can Spot Zika at Birth: CDC June 22, 2017

Just 1 in 10 possible cases actually proved positive, report says

Could Your Office Job Rob You of Vitamin D? June 22, 2017

Study finds most indoor workers get too little of the 'sunshine vitamin'

Seniors Get Good Results From Herniated Disc Surgery June 16, 2017

Age is no reason to avoid the operation, Norwegian researchers report

Are U.S. Teens Now as Inactive as 60-Year-Olds? June 16, 2017

The lack of exercise more evident among females than males, study says

Centenarians Often Healthier Than Younger Seniors: Study June 15, 2017

They have less chronic disease than those in their 80s and 90s, researcher says

U.S. Hospitals Still Prescribe Too Many Antibiotics: Study June 15, 2017

1 in 5 patients experiences side effects from the drugs, which often aren't necessary

Sticky Brain 'Plaques' Implicated in Alzheimer's Again June 13, 2017

Researchers believe these substances form in early stages of the memory-robbing disease

Stay Safe as Summer Temps Soar June 12, 2017

ER physician offers advice on avoiding heat health problems

Even Your Bones Can Get Fat, Mouse Study Suggests June 09, 2017

But running rodents improved their bone quality in just weeks, researchers say

Depression Can Slow Hospital Patients' Recovery: Study June 09, 2017

Screening for the mood disorder is important for successful healing, psychiatrist says

Fido May Be a Fit Senior's Best Friend June 09, 2017

Study finds walking a dog helps older people meet goals for moderate to vigorous exercise

Excess Alcohol May Speed Muscle Loss in Older Women June 07, 2017

After menopause, frequent drinkers had four times the risk of sarcopenia, study found

U.S. Liver Cancer Deaths Have Doubled Since 1980s: Study June 07, 2017

It's now fifth-leading cause of cancer death in men and No. 8 among women

Persistent Pain May Lead to Memory Troubles June 06, 2017

Study even suggests link between chronic aches and dementia risk

Depression Often a Precursor to Falls in Elderly People May 26, 2017

But study found proper dose of psychiatric drugs might erase that danger

Warming Climate, More Sleepless Nights? May 26, 2017

Poor and elderly will feel the heat the most, study predicts

Health Tip: Exercise Your Brain Every Day May 26, 2017

Here's what seniors can do

Blood Test for Pancreatic Cancer Shows Early Promise May 24, 2017

Scientists aim for earlier detection, when tumors are treatable

Chances of Successful CPR Dwindle as Seniors Age May 23, 2017

Study finds fewer older Americans are trained to do it or receive it if needed

Taking Opioids Before Knee Surgery Could Raise Pain Later May 23, 2017

People who took the powerful painkillers pre-procedure had less pain relief later, study finds

Study Casts Doubt on Need for Statins in the 'Healthy Old' May 22, 2017

But specialists cite research flaws, limitations

Too Many Americans Still Go Without Cancer Screenings May 18, 2017

Report shows uninsured had lowest rates of mammograms, Pap tests and colonoscopies

More Cancers Caught Early Since Obamacare May 18, 2017

Access to screening likely behind the boost, cancer experts say

This Combo Workout May Suit Obese Seniors Best May 17, 2017

Aerobic-plus-resistance regimen boosts bone and muscles, study shows

Gene Therapy Might Someday Mend Badly Broken Bones May 17, 2017

Animal experiments suggest this may be a potential alternative to bone grafts, researchers say

Some Lead Poisoning Tests May Be Faulty May 17, 2017

But the majority of tests are unaffected, U.S. officials say

Your Doctor's Age Might Affect Your Care May 17, 2017

Study found older patients' hospital survival was slightly higher when their physician was younger

Hope for 1st Drug Against Lymphedema, a Cancer Complication May 10, 2017

Mouse study offers clues to ease the painful, swollen limb condition

Nearly a Third of Drugs Hit by Safety Issues After FDA Approval May 10, 2017

Study found serious side effects often arose after medications OK'd for sale

Wives, Daughters Shoulder Most of Alzheimer's Care Burden May 09, 2017

Careers, finances may take a hit because of caregiving demands, researchers say

No Routine Screening for Thyroid Cancer: Expert Panel May 09, 2017

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says risks outweigh benefits

Scientists Uncover Root of Graying, Thinning Hair May 08, 2017

Findings in mice might lead to treatments that stop baldness and gray hair

Untreated Vision Problems Plague U.S. Preschoolers May 05, 2017

Minority children miss out on early eye exams the most, researcher says

Do Your Knees Crackle and Pop? May 05, 2017

It could mean arthritis is coming

When Grandparents Raise Grandkids, Are They Up to Date on Child Safety? May 04, 2017

Study found some lacked info on baby sleep positioning, proper fever relief

Teen Suicide Thoughts, Self-Harm Cases Double in a Decade May 04, 2017

New U.S. study coincides with concern around issue after Netflix releases '13 Reasons Why'

Arthritis Drug Shows Promise for Ulcerative Colitis May 03, 2017

But treatment isn't yet approved by FDA to treat inflammatory bowel condition

Gene Mutation May Speed Alzheimer's Decline May 03, 2017

If beta-amyloid plaques are present in the brain, process is even faster, study finds

Cheap Test Might Pinpoint Where Zika Mosquitoes Lurk May 03, 2017

And that could prevent the use of costly and toxic pesticides, researchers say

Sleeping Pills Boost Danger of Falls, Fractures in Older Users May 02, 2017

And newer drugs like Ambien, Lunesta are no safer in this regard, review found

Seniors Often Have Trouble Managing Money, Medicines April 28, 2017

By 85, many could use a hand, study finds

Most Seniors Use Cellphones While Behind the Wheel April 28, 2017

Some even do it with kids in the car, survey finds

Docs May Miss Major Cause of Vision Loss in Seniors April 27, 2017

1 in 4 cases of age-related macular degeneration initially goes unrecognized, research suggests

Study Says Blood-Chromosome Test Predicts Lung Cancer's Return April 26, 2017

Unstable chromosomes quadruple a patient's risk of relapse, death within 2 years, researchers report

Women More Sensitive to Metal Joint Implants Than Men: Study April 26, 2017

Researchers don't know if hormones or exposure to metals in makeup or jewelry may play a part

Delay a Needed Colonoscopy at Your Own Risk April 25, 2017

After a stool test shows potential trouble, speedy follow-up could be key, study finds

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