Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Puberty's Onset May Depend on DNA
Delay a Needed Colonoscopy at Your Own Risk
Blood Test May Gauge Death Risk After Surgery
FDA Warns 14 Companies on Bogus Cancer 'Cures'
Obesity Quadruples Kids' Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study
Seizure Control Key to Avoiding Sudden Death With Epilepsy
Early Treatment Equals Better Results for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Is a Low-Salt Diet Always Healthy?
'Mindfulness' Probably Won't Cure Your Back Pain: Study
Routine Tests Urged for Pregnancy Complication Preeclampsia
Are You Raising an 'Emotional Eater'?
Some Surprising Sources of Germs
Artificial Intelligence May Help Combat TB in Remote Regions
Health Highlights: April 25, 2017
Health Tip: Eat for the Right Reasons
Health Tip: Prepare for a Tornado
Ick! Synthetic Mucus Could Battle Dangerous Bugs
Opioid-Related Deaths Might Be Underestimated: CDC
Mid-Life Exercise Could Jog Your Memory
Waist Size, Not Weight, May be Key to Life Span
Common Food Nutrient Tied to Risky Blood Clotting
Should Prostate Cancer Screening Start Earlier for Black Men?
Walk Your Way to Better Brain Health?
In America's Poorest Communities, a Greater Risk of Child Abuse Deaths
Exercise Benefits Aging Hearts, Even Those of the Obese
PSA Testing Rates for Prostate Cancer Have Leveled Off
Most Patients Not Shy About Revealing Sexual Orientation
Kids Face Their Own Death Risks When a Sibling Dies
The Top 5 Conditions That Shorten Americans' Lives -- And Are Preventable
Travelers Bring Malaria Back to U.S., With High Costs
Counting Your Way to Weight Loss
Health Highlights: April 24, 2017
Health Tip: Don't Let Boredom Thwart Your Workout
Health Tip: Caring for Pets
Love Chocolate? Potato Chips? Your Genes Might Be to Blame
Timing of Lunch, Recess May Determine What Kids Eat
Could Breast Milk Tests Replace Mammograms?
Cleaning, Greening Vacant Lots May Help Fight Crime
Many Students Reluctant to Use Asthma Inhalers at School
150-Year-Old Drug May Shorten 'Off' Time for Parkinson's Patients
Young Adults With Autism Need Help Managing Money: Study
Home Birth Safe for Some, But Not All, Women
Opioid Abusers at Higher Death Risk When Addiction Specialists Not Part of Care
When to Pick the Nose in a Medical Emergency
Moms-to-Be Are Heeding Store Warnings About Alcohol
At What Age Can Kids Safely Cross the Street?
You Can Probably Credit Your Genes for These Facial Features
Stop and Smell the Roses at Work
Health Highlights: April 21, 2017
Health Tip: Dealing With Foot Arthritis
Health Tip: Pregnant Women Need Omega-3 Fats
College Now the Place to Try Pot: Study
Do Diet Sodas Pose Health Risks?
When Is It Safe to Drive With Type 1 Diabetes?
Don't Give Kids Medicines With Codeine, Tramadol: FDA
Brain May Be Organized by Functions, Not Body Parts
Immune-Based Therapy Shows Early Promise Against MS
U.S. Health Officials Make Headway Against Salmonella
When Oxygen Runs Low, the Naked Mole-Rat Finds a Way
White Wine May Do No Favors for a Woman's Skin
Could a Zap to the Brain Jog Failing Memory?
Second Cancers Deadlier for Younger People: Study
Want a Longer Life? Try Biking to Work
Study Cites Factors Linked to Suicide in the Young
Money Spent on Teen Health a Good Global Investment
Nursing Home Program Offers Alternatives to Antipsychotic Drugs
What to Know About Online Dating Sites
Health Highlights: April 20, 2017
Health Tip: Help Manage Constipation
Health Tip: When Asthma Doesn't Improve
Stronger Muscles May Pump Up Kids' Memory Skills
Is Annual Eye Exam a Must for People With Type 1 Diabetes?
FDA Approves Device to Help Curb Cluster Headaches
Could Young Blood Boost the Aging Brain?
Body Temperature Might Give Clues to Coma
Many Heart Attack Patients Fail to Stick With Statins
4 in 10 Americans Still Breathe Dirty Air
Many Kids Still Being Injured on ATVs
A 'Brainwave' to Help Fight PTSD
Police-Inflicted Injuries Send 50,000 to ER Annually in U.S.
For the Young, Cigarettes Go Better With Booze Than Pot
Strength Training Might Help Prevent Seniors' Falls
Thinking of Going Organic?
Health Highlights: April 19, 2017
Health Tip: Stuck on the Road in a Storm?
Health Tip: Planning Your Walking Workout
Prince Harry's Journey Shows Grief Can Be a Long Road
High Blood Pressure: A Silver Lining for Ovarian Cancer Patients?
Pot Ingredient Might Ease Severe Epilepsy
Early School Start Times Tough on Teens
Is It Wise to Take a Steroid for a Sore Throat?
Conflicting Statin Guidelines Leave Millions in 'Gray Zone'
Pump Implants May Rejuvenate Heart Failure Patients
Illness From 'Kissing Bug' Now Widespread in U.S.
Studies Question Link Between Mom's Antidepressant Use, Autism in Kids
Slimy Frog Might Be a Flu Fighter
Zika Can Harm Babies' Vision, Too
No Link Between Common Antibiotic, Irregular Heartbeat
Marriage Could Bring Health Bonus to Older Same-Sex Couples
Blood Pressure: Know Your Numbers
Health Highlights: April 18, 2017
Health Tip: Minimizing Violence During Screen Time
Health Tip: Stay Aware While Running
Pot Smoking Common Among Pregnant Teens: Survey
Epilepsy: Another Potential Zika Threat to Babies
Leading Medical Groups Join March for Science on April 22
Seniors' Well-Being May Get a Boost From Green Spaces
Is That Your Doctor Swearing, Drinking on Facebook?
Baseball Great Rod Carew Owes His Life to NFL Player's Transplanted Organs
New Bowel Disorder Treatments Needed, FDA Says
Anxious? Distressed? You're Not Alone
Regular Phys Ed Builds More Than Fitness
When Parents Get Vaccinated, Their Kids Do Too
What's the Best Seasonal Allergy Med for Your Kid?
Get to Know the Mediterranean Diet
Just 1 in 5 Mentally Ill Women Gets Cervical Cancer Screenings
Stress Buster
Health Highlights: April 17, 2017
Health Tip: Caring for Nail Psoriasis
Health Tip: Concerned About Your Child's Weight?
Is Kindergarten the New First Grade?
Don't Let Bugs Dampen Your Outdoor Fun
Flu Season All But Over in U.S.
Could a Daily Vitamin Curb Smog's Effect on the Heart?
Shooting Ranges Pose Hidden Risks: Study
Healing Hands: Massage May Ease Chronic Back Pain
'Better Health' Argument Won't Always Work to Pass Soda Taxes
Trump Blocks Some Funding to Abortion Providers
Trump Rolls Out First Set of Obamacare Fixes
Another Type of Mosquito May Carry Zika
More Asian-American Women Getting Breast Cancer
Vaccine Targeting Brain Tumors Seems Safe in Study
Water Outperforms Sports Drinks for Young Athletes
Health Highlights: April 14, 2017
Health Tip: Managing Dandruff
Health Tip: Keep Indoor Air Clean
Seniors' Brain Changes Could Make Them Vulnerable to Scams
New Meds Make Inroads Against Crohn's Disease
Another Downside to Unemployment: Stroke Risk?
Kidney Disease a Big Contributor to Heart-Related Deaths: Study
It's Yoga to the Rescue for Prostate Cancer Patients
Hockey Doesn't Seem to Hit Players' Thinking Skills: Study
Early Onset Hot Flashes May Signal Higher Heart Risks
Kids Can Pick Up Nicotine on Their Hands
'I'm Just Too Busy' -- Is Being Overworked the New Status Symbol?
Peripheral Vision Varies From Person to Person
Black Americans' Cancer Rates Differ by Birthplace
Don't Let Ticks Get Under Your Skin
Health Highlights: April 13, 2017
Health Tip: Eating Lunch at Work
Health Tip: Checking Your Child's Moles
Do Marathons' Road Closures Lead to More Local Deaths?
Diabetes Continues Its Relentless Rise
Could a Clinical Trial Help Your Child?
More Climate-Fueled Wildfires May Lie Ahead
Misunderstood Gene Tests May Lead to Unnecessary Mastectomies
Many Opioid Addictions Surface After Surgery, Study Finds
A Healthier Weight May Mean Fewer Migraines
FDA Warns Against Bogus Autism 'Cures'
Scientists Extend Lives of Mice With ALS
Not All Mosquitoes Need Standing Water to Breed: Study
Trans Fat Bans May Have Cut Heart Attack, Stroke Rate
Exercisers May Have Better Shot of Surviving Heart Attack
Americans Are Spending Billions Nipping and Tucking
Chemicals Found in Many U.S. Streams: Study
1st Drug for Tardive Dyskinesia Approved
Health Highlights: April 12, 2017
Health Tip: When to Worry About Neck Pain
Health Tip: Teaching Your Child Table Manners
Is 'Desktop Medicine' Chipping Away at Patient Care?
Updated Prostate Cancer Test Guidelines Now Stress Patient Choice
Deep Brain Stimulation May Ease Tourette 'Tics'
Breast-Feeding Success Hinges on Support for Mom, Baby
Many Docs Don't Discuss Prostate Cancer Screening Pros and Cons
Chiropractors Not Magicians When It Comes to Chronic Back Pain
Nurse! What's Taking So Long?
A Healthy Middle-Aged Heart May Protect Your Brain Later
Silk Clothes Won't Soothe Eczema's Itch
1 in 3 Teens With Autism Licensed to Drive, Study Finds
Household Flame Retardants Tied to Thyroid Cancer Risk
Many Americans Don't Know How to Handle High Cholesterol
'Video Feedback' Program Might Help Treat Autism in Babies
Health Highlights: April 11, 2017
Health Tip: Should You Be Tested for Kidney Disease?
Health Tip: Recognizing Symptoms of Lactose Intolerance