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When a Cold or Flu Strikes a Family Member September 21, 2017

How to keep everyone else healthy

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

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

Suggestions to help prevent falls

High, Low Levels of Magnesium Linked to Dementia Risk September 20, 2017

But study didn't prove a cause-and-effect relationship

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

Gun Surrender Laws Help Women Threatened by Domestic Violence September 20, 2017

Fewer are killed in states that mandate that firearms be removed when restraining orders filed

Gun Injuries Add Millions of Dollars to Hospital Costs September 19, 2017

Younger, minority Americans are most often affected, research shows

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

Do Nursing Home Workers Change Gloves Often Enough? September 18, 2017

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

State Laws Have Big Impact on Kids' Gun Injuries September 15, 2017

Locale matters too, with firearm violence affeting urban, rural teens differently, studies find

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

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

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

Getting Fit as a Family September 01, 2017

Exercise fun that strengthens familial bonds

America's New Dads Are Older Than Ever August 30, 2017

Average age of new fathers has risen to 31, study finds

Too Much TV May Cost You Your Mobility August 30, 2017

Excessive sitting after 50 is tied to disability, study finds

Smoking Linked to Frailty in Seniors August 29, 2017

But study also found those who had quit didn't suffer same fate

More Than Half of Americans Will Need Nursing Home Care: Study August 28, 2017

More short-term stays the biggest factor fueling the increase

Women at Risk for Alzheimer's Face Critical 10-Year Window, Study Says August 28, 2017

If your genes predispose you to the illness, 65 to 75 may be high-risk years

Health Tip: Long-Distance Caregiving August 28, 2017

Caring for a loved one from afar

Patients' Hearing Loss May Mean Poorer Medical Care August 24, 2017

Misunderstandings raise the risk for medical errors, study finds

Supplement May Help Against Vision-Robbing Disease in Seniors August 24, 2017

But no large studies prove the inexpensive pill slows age-related macular degeneration, eye expert says

Do Fewer Nightly Dreams Mean Higher Dementia Risk in Seniors? August 23, 2017

For every 1 percent drop in sleep's REM phase, a 9 percent jump in odds for thinking, memory troubles, study found

Dementia Care: A Huge Financial Burden for U.S. Families August 22, 2017

Annual costs may top $320,000, study estimates

Caregiving Needs Double as End of Life Nears August 22, 2017

Most rely on family members to provide that support, researchers say

Health Tip: Heat and the Elderly August 22, 2017

How to stay safe when temperatures rise

Are Depressed Teens Prone to Violence? August 21, 2017

Study findings underscore need for early treatment, researcher says

Lower Blood Pressure Best for Seniors' Minds August 21, 2017

And study found that healthy reductions may benefit blacks even more than whites

Sitting Could Be Big Health Risk for Frail Folks August 21, 2017

Being sedentary not linked to early death in people who are generally healthy, study finds

Popular Heartburn Drugs Don't Raise Risk of Alzheimer's: Study August 18, 2017

Researchers say proton pump inhibitors like Nexium or Prilosec not linked to dementia

'Confusion' Complicates Hospitalization of Elderly August 18, 2017

Stays are often two weeks longer, British study says

A Violent Environment Can Wreck Kids' Grades August 15, 2017

Researchers find link between kids' sleep, stress hormones and academic performance

A Little Drinking Might Lengthen Your Life: Study August 15, 2017

But researchers stress too much alcohol can increase risk of early death

Skeletons Give Clues to Americans' Rising Arthritis Rates August 14, 2017

Study suggests reasons for pained knees go beyond the usual suspects -- obesity and aging

Taking a Stand on Staying Mobile After 80 August 14, 2017

Standing exercises better than sitting ones for preserving walking skills, study finds

How Safe and Effective Is Your Sunscreen? August 11, 2017

One out of three may not offer the right protection, study suggests

Parents of Preemies End Up Just Fine: Study August 11, 2017

When kids are grown, quality of life is the same as for parents of babies born full-term

The Right Shoes Can Help Prevent Falls August 10, 2017

What you should look for in the shoe store

For Cancer Patients in the ER, Delirium Linked to Poor Outcomes August 09, 2017

Seriously confused people were more likely to be hospitalized and to die early, study finds

Alcohol Use, Abuse on the Rise in U.S. August 09, 2017

Women and older adults among those drinking more, study finds

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