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Could Shift Work Damage Your DNA? June 27, 2017

Small study raises questions about daytime sleep and cell damage

Health Tip: Exercise During Menopause June 27, 2017

It helps combat these common problems

Childhood Poverty May Predict Heart Failure in Adulthood June 26, 2017

Income inequalities when young appear to have lifelong effects, research suggests

Boozing Can Age You Right Down to Your Cells June 26, 2017

DNA studies reveal alcoholics have shorter telomeres, key markers of aging and overall health

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

Too Few Women, Docs Understand Dangers of Heart Disease June 22, 2017

It kills more than all cancers combined, but study says many overlook the risk

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

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

Depressed Back Pain Patients Often Get Opioids June 21, 2017

Study finds they are also more apt to get higher doses of the highly addictive painkillers

Suicide Risk Especially High for U.S. Farmers June 21, 2017

Other occupations have lower rates, study says

Do Older Dads Produce Brainy Boys? June 21, 2017

Study finds their sons score high in intelligence and focus

Opioid-Linked Hospitalizations Rising Fastest for Women: Study June 21, 2017

U.S. cases rose 75 percent for females vs. 55 percent for males over a decade, study finds

When Is Risk Highest for Women With Breast Cancer Gene Mutations? June 20, 2017

Study narrows down peak times, possibly aiding in preventive treatment decisions

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

Higher Pregnancy Weight Tied to Raised Odds for Birth Defects June 15, 2017

But researchers say absolute risk is low

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

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

Women More Likely to Remember Plus-Size Models June 13, 2017

It pays to use more realistic body types, small study suggests

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

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

Nearly 10 Million U.S. Adults Suffer From Mental Illness June 12, 2017

More than a third aren't getting help, federal study says

Stay Safe as Summer Temps Soar June 12, 2017

ER physician offers advice on avoiding heat health problems

Asian Women Less Likely to Get Follow-up After Abnormal Mammogram June 12, 2017

Language, cultural barriers may prevent them from receiving needed care, study authors say

Vaginal Bacteria May Affect Herpes and Zika Transmission June 09, 2017

Healthy 'bugs' might alter how the viruses work, researcher says

Bed Partner Often Fuels Loved One's Insomnia June 09, 2017

Well-intentioned tips to encourage better sleep often backfire, study finds

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

Opioids Over-Prescribed After C-Sections: Studies June 09, 2017

Pills women don't use may end up in the wrong hands, researchers suggest

Abused Women Prone to Unnecessary Ovary Removal: Study June 08, 2017

Researchers think physical, emotional or sexual abuse may prompt women to over-react to gynecological symptoms

Heart Risks to Fetus From Bipolar Drug May Be Lower Than Thought June 08, 2017

Pregnant women taking lithium should discuss any concerns with doctor, researchers say

Could U.S. Election Results Be Harmful to Health? June 07, 2017

Review of Obama and Trump wins suggests impact on stress, disease levels

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

Antidepressants During Pregnancy Safe for Baby: Study June 07, 2017

It finds newborns aren't more likely to be irritable, hard to feed or sleepless

Even Moderate Drinking May Dull the Aging Brain June 07, 2017

Findings suggest U.S. drinking guidelines might be too liberal

Persistent Pain May Lead to Memory Troubles June 06, 2017

Study even suggests link between chronic aches and dementia risk

Chronic Pain Common in Adults With Depression, Anxiety June 06, 2017

Study finds the double whammy is a significant and growing health problem

Just 10 Cigarettes During Pregnancy Can Harm Kids June 06, 2017

Teens whose mothers smoked may have issues with thinking skills, study shows

Cirrhosis Could Raise Stroke Risk June 05, 2017

Average yearly rate of the attacks doubled in people with the liver disease, study found

Pregnancy Doesn't Raise Odds for Breast Cancer's Return June 05, 2017

Research involving more than 1,200 survivors shows childbearing has no effect on recurrence

Breast-Feeding May Reduce Pain From C-Section June 05, 2017

Study authors say finding provides another good reason to encourage women to nurse

What You Need to Know About Antidepressants June 02, 2017

They work by affecting brain chemicals that regulate mood, FDA explains

Childhood Cancer Survivors Now Living Healthier Lives June 02, 2017

Could be due to changes made years ago in treatments children receive, researchers say

Conquering One Big Cancer Side Effect: Fear June 02, 2017

Three new therapy programs provide much-needed psychological support, researchers report

The Cost of Bike Crashes in U.S. Tops $24 Billion a Year June 02, 2017

Study suggests more street accidents, older bikers are boosting expenses

Can Online Treatment Replace Your Therapist? June 01, 2017

For people with mild or moderate depression, web-based versions might help, study finds

New Teen Drivers Face Triple the Risk of a Fatal Crash June 01, 2017

Distractions, such as cell phones, and failure to buckle up are main causes

Obese Women May Have More Intense Hot Flashes May 31, 2017

Body fat might trap heat inside the body, researchers say

Suicide Risk Is High for Psychiatric Patients Long After Discharge From Care May 31, 2017

Monitoring by doctors, family and friends is crucial, researchers and experts say

Can a 70-Year-Old Have the Arteries of a 20-Year-Old? May 30, 2017

It's possible, but hard work in today's 'Western' culture, study finds

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