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Childhood Obesity Brings Host of Health Problems, Researchers Report
High blood pressure, liver problems and heart disease risk upped in heavy kids
Obese Employees Miss More Work, Study Finds
Additional missed days cost U.S. economy more than $8 billion a year, researchers report
FDA Adds 'Boxed Warning' to Devices Used to Remove Uterine Fibroids
Risk of spreading unsuspected cancers prompted new warnings, agency says
Adult-Sized ATVs Deadly for Kids, Report Shows
Study highlights risks associated with all-terrain vehicles
Eczema Cases Rising Among U.S. Children: Report
For most, proper skin care and topical treatments help, experts say
Kids' Bag Lunches Not Meeting Nutrition Guidelines: Study
Second study found that providing classroom breakfast didn't improve grades, though longer-term studies are needed
Health Tip: Getting Active Indoors
Get 60 minutes of exercise inside
Jogging May Help Seniors Walk Better
Study found that the high-aerobic activity of running helped people walk more efficiently
Most Seniors Could Use Statins Under New Guidelines
Many eligible for cholesterol-lowering drugs based on age alone, study finds
Some Newly Insured Under 'Obamacare' May Have Trouble Finding Doctors
In certain markets, wary physicians, narrow provider networks pose obstacles to care
More Advanced Emergency Care May Be Worse for Cardiac Arrest Victims: Study
Good CPR, getting to hospital fast resulted in better outcomes than using sophisticated methods
Talk Therapy Linked To Lower Suicide Risk
Danish study finds multiple sessions help prevent repeat attempts at ending life
Holidays Can Be Sensory Overload for Kids With Autism
Expert offers tips for parents on how to help children stay calm during hustle and bustle of the season
Ick! Tapeworm Infecting Man's Brain Yields Genetic Secrets
Parasite was causing seizures, headaches in 50-year-old, researchers say
Senior-to-Senior Aggression Common in U.S. Nursing Homes
Up to one in five residents involved in unpleasant, sometimes inappropriate confrontations, N.Y. study suggests
Special Ambulance Delivers Vital Stroke Care More Quickly
Patients were six times more likely to get clot-busting drug within 'golden' hour of first symptoms in German study
Treating Irregular Heartbeat With Digoxin May Come With Risks
Study finds higher odds for death, hospitalization for patients with atrial fibrillation
Flu Season Off to a Slow Start ... for Now
Get vaccinated, health experts say, because it takes about two weeks for protection to kick in
Close Friends May Be Key to Teens' Drinking
Larger peer group is less important when it comes to drinking or not, study says
Health Tip: Beware of Bathroom Chemicals
Turn on bathroom fan while in use
Restroom Hand Dryers Spread More Germs Than Paper Towels, Study Finds
Bacteria counts in the air around the machines far exceeded those around paper dispensers
Hookahs Deliver Toxic Benzene in Every Puff, Study Shows
Even nonsmoking bystanders had raised blood levels of the chemical, which is tied to leukemia risk
Being the Boss Tied to Depression Risk for Women, But Not Men
Women in powerful positions may be judged harshly, researcher says
Exercise Might Not Help Some Type 2 Diabetics Control Their Blood Sugar
Study suggests that about 20 percent of patients carry 'exercise-resistant' genes
Kids Born to Overweight Moms May Face Higher Heart Risks as Adults
But researchers add that eating behaviors mothers pass on might play greater role than genetics
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