Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Nearly a Third of College Kids Think ADHD Meds Boost Grades
Breast Cancer More Lethal for Blacks Than Whites
With Skin Cancer Surgery, Insurance Matters
Study Looks at Health of Hispanic-American Families
Homicides Devastate Black Communities, But Prevention Gets Little Funding
A-Fib Hits Men Earlier Than Women
When Should You Rush Your Toddler to the ER?
A 3x10 Exercise Plan That'll Work for You
Health Highlights: Oct. 16, 2017
Health Tip: Avoid Baby Sleep Positioners
Health Tip: Flu Shot 101
Common Exercise Therapy May Not Help Women With Leaky Bladder
States That Make You Wait to Buy Guns Have Fewer Deaths: Study
Trouble With #2? One Simple Step May Help
1 in 9 American Men Infected With Oral HPV
Homework as a Character-Builder
Plan an Allergy-Safe Halloween for Your Child
Men Often Happier With Their 'Bromance' Than Their Romance
Trump Says He'll Cut Federal Subsidies for Obamacare
Black Children Missing Out on Eczema Treatment
Need Cancer Screening? Where You Work Matters
Women Falling Short on Birth Defect Prevention
Gay Men's Suicide Risk Rises as Income Falls
Good Lifestyle Choices Add Years to Your Life
Can 'Magic Mushrooms' Kick-Start Depression Treatment?
Nearly 4 in 10 U.S. Adults Now Obese
Around the World, Too Little Relief for Pain
More Women Choose Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy
Black Women Face Double the Risk of Pregnancy-Related Heart Failure
Texting Smarts for Adults and Kids
Health Highlights: Oct. 13, 2017
Health Tip: Recognizing Sepsis
Health Tip: Make Exercise a Habit
Dance Your Way to a Healthier Aging Brain
Trump Signs Executive Order That Could Undermine Obamacare
Happier Mealtimes, Healthier Eating for Kids
Scientists Spot Genes Behind Skin Color
How to Talk to Someone With Cancer
FDA Panel Mulls Gene Therapy for Kids With Rare Eye Disease
Daily 'Light Therapy' May Help Some With Bipolar Disorder
While New Moms Cook and Clean, New Dads Play
Your Robot Masseuse Will See You Now
Hearing Loss Can Challenge Relationships
Breast Cancer Screenings Still Best for Early Detection
The Body Benefits of Pilates
Health Highlights: Oct. 12, 2017
Health Tip: Food Safety for People With Cancer
Health Tip: Identifying Vascular Dementia
Two Ebola Vaccines Spur Lasting Immune Response
Stroke Risk Factors Are Rising
'Heat-Not-Burn Cigarettes' Aiming for U.S. Market
Hormone Therapy May Be OK for Women With Migraines
3 Factors That Could Raise Your Risk of Bloodstream Infection
What Are Today's Americans Afraid Of?
America's 'Beautiful People' Are Changing
More Hardcore Smokers Trying to Kick the Habit
Trauma's Toll on a Woman's Heart
Tai Chi: A Gentler Way to Exercise for Ailing Hearts
Talk Therapy May Help Menopause Woes
Migraine Matters
Health Highlights: Oct. 11, 2017
Health Tip: Recognizing Symptoms of Ovarian Cysts
Health Tip: Recovering From Substance Abuse
Be 'Mindful' of the Hype
Childhood Obesity Up Worldwide Almost 10-Fold Over 4 Decades
Are Women Surgeons Better Than Men?
Study Debunks Notion That Epidurals Prolong Labor
Fertility Tests May Not Be Best Gauge of Your Biological Clock
Stress Can Blind You to Danger
Pump May Beat Shots for Type 1 Diabetes
Bumpier Skies Ahead, Thanks to Climate Change
Start Skin Cancer Prevention Early, Health Experts Say
Where There's Type 1 Diabetes, Celiac Disease May Follow
Medicare Could Do More to Stem Opioid Epidemic
High-Fat Diets Could Pose Danger to Young MS Patients
Homing In on Homework Help
Health Highlights: Oct. 10, 2017
Health Tip: Tai Chi May Help Prevent Falls
Health Tip: Getting Enough Sleep
A Man's Health May Rely on Health of His Marriage
Another Downside to College Boozing: Poorer Job Prospects
Are You an 'Anti-Vaxxer'? Your Friends Are on Twitter
Some U.S. Olympians Got West Nile in Brazil, But Not Zika
Remaining 'In the Closet' at Work Stresses Gay Couples
Did Your Urinary Infection Come From a Chicken Coop?
Can Sauna Sweats Lower Your Blood Pressure?
Surviving Congenital Heart Disease as Child Not a Ticket to Good Health
Penicillin Misconceptions May Raise Post-Op Infection Risk
Hate UTIs? One Simple Step Can Cut the Risk
Double Mastectomy May Mean a Hit to the Paycheck
The Value of Strength Training
Remede System Approved for Sleep Apnea
Health Highlights: Oct. 9, 2017
Health Tip: Suggestions for a Healthy Halloween
Health Tip: Children and Screen Use
Flu Shot Key for People With Diabetes
Making Halloween a Treat for Kids With Diabetes
No Drop in Flu Vaccinations Since Nasal Spray Withdrawn
Sesame Street's Muppets to Help Kids Cope With Trauma
Suicide Up in U.S., Rural America Hit Hardest
Hundreds Hospitalized in San Diego as Hepatitis A Outbreak Spreads
Too Much Sugar Can Harm Livers of Even Healthy Men
White House to Roll Back Birth Control Mandate in Employers' Health Care Plans
FDA Approves Test to Screen Donated Blood for Zika
Docs May Have Trick Up Their Sleeves Fighting Germs
Today's Middle-Age Americans in Worse Health Than Prior Generations
Childhood 'Growth' Tests Not Always Necessary
The Benefits of 'Being in the Present'
First Test to Detect Zika in Blood Donations Approved
Health Highlights: Oct. 6, 2017
Health Tip: Learn Symptoms of Childhood Sinusitis
Health Tip: Myths Debunked About Dietary Supplements
Does a Drug's High Price Tag Cause Its Own Side Effects?
Prenatal Multivitamins Linked to Lower Autism Risk
Limiting 'Cold Time' Could Make More Organs Available for Transplant
One Type of Dementia Is Especially Costly
Helping Preemies Avoid Unnecessary Antibiotics
Protecting Preemies From Stress Might Improve Later Mental Health
Gene Therapy May Be Breakthrough for Boys With 'Lorenzo's Oil' Disease
Zika Vaccine Works in Early Human Trial
Like Your Skin, Your Hair? Thank Your Neanderthal Ancestors
Rare Tumor May Point the Way to Diabetes Treatment
Hockey Viewers' Hearts May Pay a Penalty
Allergy Relief Do's and Don'ts
Is Your Car's Technology Driving You to Distraction?
Health Highlights: Oct. 5, 2017
Health Tip: Understanding Loud Noise and Hearing Loss
Health Tip: Preparing For Your Doctor's Appointment
Uber Can Help Cut Car Crashes, But Not Everywhere
Newer Drug May Prolong Lymphoma Remission
Scientists Learn How Flu Virus Changes So Quickly
Too Little of This Vitamin Could Harm Young Hearts
High Blood Pressure in 40s a Dementia Risk for Women?
Antibody Injections in Pregnancy Might Shield Fetus From Zika
Working Night Shifts May Widen Your Waistline
Coming Soon: A Faster Test for Antibiotics Against UTIs?
How Breast Cancer Gene Mutations Raise Risk of Tumors
Surviving Heart Attack Often Means Leaving Job Behind
'Sleep Positioners' a Danger to Baby: FDA
The Unexpected Faces of the Uninsured
Germs May Be Valuable Passengers on Mission to Mars
Older People May Be More Prone to Reveal Suicidal Thoughts
Could You Be Overdoing It With Sleeping Pills?
Health Highlights: Oct. 4, 2017
Health Tip: Giving Blood
Health Tip: Screening for Lung Cancer
Obesity Linked to 13 Types of Cancer
Puppy Poop Infections Now Affecting 55 People in 12 States
Breast Cancer's Decline May Have Saved 322,000 Lives
Americans' Health Woes May Have Swayed 2016 Presidential Election
Abortion Access Varies Widely Across U.S.
Americans More Open About Mental Health Issues, But Stigma Lingers
Measles Making a Comeback in the United States
Blood Thinners Can Come With Dangerous Side Effects
Moving Just 1 Hour a Week May Curb Depression Risk
Same Pregnancy Meds Can Cost $200 -- or $11,000
Measuring 30-Day Death Risk in Heart Failure Patients
1 in 5 Have Been Hit By a Medical Error, Survey Shows
Apologies Go a Long Way When Medical Errors Occur
How to Start a Walking Plan
Health Highlights: Oct. 3, 2017
Health Tip: Managing Epilepsy in Children
Health Tip: Talking To Your Kids About Tattoos
Switch From Smoking to Vaping Could Save Over 6 Million U.S. Lives
Reassuring Kids After Another Senseless Tragedy
U.S. Gun Injuries Nearing $3 Billion in ER, Hospital Costs
Heroin Taking Bigger Share of U.S. Opioid ODs
After Deepwater Oil Cleanup in Gulf, Ill Effects Persist
Patients' E-Records Still Not Widely Available
Could Skipping Breakfast Feed Heart Disease?
Rapid Test for Meth Abuse May Be Near
Online Game Could Boost Family Fitness
Teens Mixed Up With the Law May Fall Through Medicaid Cracks
Does Healthy Skin Around Suspicious Moles Need Removal?
Girls' Sports-Related Concussions May Last Twice As Long
How Much Alcohol Is Really OK?
Bilingual Kids Learn New Languages Better
Health Highlights: Oct. 2, 2017
Health Tip: Running When the Weather Gets Colder
Health Tip: Do You Need Psychological Therapy?