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Aerobic Exercise May Help Older Women at Risk for Dementia
Small study suggests regular walking increases hippocampus area of brain
Certain Prescription Painkillers Tied to Higher Risk of Irregular Heartbeat: Study
Dutch researchers looked at rates of atrial fibrillation and NSAID use in older adults
Heart Failure Drug Might Help Reduce Hospitalizations
But study found spironolactone didn't prevent deaths from common form of heart disease
Naps Enhance Learning for Young Children, Study Says
Preschoolers, infants performed better on language experiments after brief sleep
Free Drinking Water Available to Most U.S. Kids at School Lunch
Study found Southern schools doing best at meeting USDA rule
Fewer Americans Overwhelmed by Medical Bills: Report
Reduced use of medical care, early health care reforms may be easing financial worries, experts say
Study Links Coffee to Lower Liver Cancer Risk
Daily drinkers had reduced risk of the most common form of liver malignancy, but researchers can't say why
Health Tip: Naptime for Toddlers
Keep them on schedule
Exercise May Curtail COPD Complications
Regular physical activity could cut need for hospital readmission for lung disease, study says
High-Fat Diet May Boost Breast Cancer Risk
Study found women who ate the most saturated fat were more likely to develop tumors
Obesity May Shorten Colon Cancer Survival
Patients' risk of death rises with every 5-point increase in BMI, study suggests
Obesity-Related Enzyme Targeted in Mouse Study
Findings suggest new way to prompt body to burn extra energy
Irregular Periods May Be Risk Factor for Ovarian Cancer, Study Suggests
Preliminary finding might eventually offer clue to which women would benefit from early screening
Restaurants Pose Double the Risk of Food Poisoning Compared to Homes: Study
Many cases may be going unreported, consumer advocacy group adds
Carbon Monoxide Poisonings May Rise During Storms
Study found indoor use of generators, even deep snow can lead to lethal buildup of the odorless gas
Health Care Workers Wash Hands More When Patients Watching
Canadian study enlisted patients to monitor hospital staff
Too Many Younger Teens Still Getting Pregnant: CDC
Girls aged 15 to 17 account for about one-quarter of teen births, report shows
Chemo Might Give Certain Lung Cancer Patients an Edge
Traditional treatment offers small advantage for people without a specific gene mutation, study says
Experimental Drug Shows Early Promise for Some Cases of Advanced Melanoma
Helps immune system recognize, kill cancer cells, researchers explain
Men With Eating Disorders Often Ignore Symptoms
British study finds that too many males associate anorexia, bulimia as only a woman's issue
Could Daughter's Cancer Risk Be Affected by Father's Age at Birth?
Early study tied younger dads to higher odds of breast, ovarian tumors, and older dads to increased risk of uterine disease
Booze Brands In Pop Lyrics May Spur Teen Drinking
Adolescents hear 8 alcohol products mentioned a day on average, study says
Health Tip: Know the Hazards of Lead
It's particularly dangerous during childhood and pregnancy
Just One Season of Hits in High School Football May Alter Brain: Study
Players did not have concussions, still showed changes in white matter
'Milestone' Therapy Produces Leg Movement in Paraplegics
Electrodes along spinal cord gave four men ability to flex toes, ankles and knees, but it's no cure, researchers report
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