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  • Newer Lung Cancer Screening Saves More Lives
    on July 16, 2019 at 8:38 pm

    Using low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) for lung cancer screening instead of X-rays helped reduce lung cancer deaths in current and former smokers, a new study says. […]

  • Evolution Could Explain Why Staying Slim Is Tough
    on July 16, 2019 at 8:19 pm

    New research suggests that the reason why it's hard to keep weight off lies far back in human evolution, with an anti-starvation mechanism that primes the body to store fat. […]

  • Would You Like a Lizard With That Salad?
    on July 16, 2019 at 8:11 pm

    Researchers analyzed online news between 2003 and 2018 and found 40 articles about U.S. consumers discovering live, dead or severed parts of animals in their produce. […]

  • Tough E-Cig Rules Might Push Folks Back to Smoking
    on July 16, 2019 at 7:40 pm

    Banning flavors and lowering nicotine levels in electronic cigarettes is a strategy that could backfire, a new study suggests. […]

  • Kids Sent to Foster Care Doubles Due to Opioids
    on July 16, 2019 at 3:44 pm

    The number of kids placed in foster care in the United States due to parental drug use has more than doubled over the past two decades, rising to nearly 96,700 in 2017 from about 39,100 in 2000. […]

  • Staying Healthy With Type 2 Diabetes
    on July 15, 2019 at 10:21 pm

    You have a lot of power to determine what your future with type 2 diabetes looks like. Here are questions to ask your doctor to stay healthy. […]

  • The Hidden Risk of Liver Disease From Diabetes
    on July 15, 2019 at 8:56 pm

    If you have type 2 diabetes, a growing body of research suggests that it's important to monitor your liver for a condition called nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). […]

  • Too Much Social Media a Depression Risk for Teens
    on July 15, 2019 at 8:54 pm

    Too much social media might be too much for the mental well-being of teenagers, new research suggests. […]

  • The Happiness Dividend: Longer, Healthier Lives
    on July 15, 2019 at 8:48 pm

    People happy with themselves and their well-being tend to live longer and healthier lives than those who are perpetually down in the dumps, British researchers report. […]

  • Healthy Living Counteracts Alzheimer's Genetic Risk
    on July 15, 2019 at 8:35 pm

    Even if you are unlucky enough to carry genes that predispose you to Alzheimer's disease, a healthy lifestyle can minimize that risk, new research shows. […]

  • How Technology Is Changing Life With Diabetes
    on July 15, 2019 at 8:29 pm

    Innovative devices have streamlined diabetes management. Here are just a few of the new gadgets that have made life easier for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. […]

  • Summer Cookout Hacks
    on July 15, 2019 at 7:45 pm

    As temperatures rise, simplify summer suppers using foil packets. This versatile technique allows you to combine your favorite veggies and proteins on the grill with delicious results. […]

  • Nearly 13,000 Pounds of Beef, Chicken Recalled
    on July 15, 2019 at 5:02 pm

    Nearly 13,000 pounds of beef and chicken cubes has been recalled by Fieldsource Food Systems, Inc. because the label does not warn that it may contain wheat, a known allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) says. […]

  • Is Sex Good Medicine for Parkinson's?
    on July 15, 2019 at 3:20 pm

    Can sex help improve the health of a Parkinson's patient?  It might -- at least for some. […]

  • Tropical Storm Barry: What to Know and Do
    on July 12, 2019 at 9:26 pm

    Taking action before the storm may help lessen problems during and after the storm. […]

  • Many Pneumonia Patients Get Too Many Antibiotics
    on July 12, 2019 at 9:18 pm

    Each year in the United States, pneumonia sends 1 million adults to the hospital. The new study examined the medical records of 6,500 pneumonia patients treated at 43 Michigan hospitals. Of those, 60% were interviewed by phone within a month after they left the hospital. […]

  • Just 300 Fewer Calories a Day Brings a Health Benefit
    on July 12, 2019 at 7:28 pm

    In the study, just over 200 adults younger than 50 with a healthy weight or just a few extra pounds were told to reduce their calorie intake by 25% for two years. […]

  • Fertility Clinic Mix-Up: How to Choose IVF Center
    on July 12, 2019 at 7:17 pm

    More than 284,000 cycles of assisted reproductive technology, or ART, were performed at 448 reporting fertility clinics in the U.S. during 2017, according to the CDC. […]

  • CPR Less Likely for Poor Black Kids Study Finds
    on July 12, 2019 at 7:02 pm

    The findings suggest there's a crucial need for CPR training programs in poor, non-white, lower-education neighborhoods, said study lead researcher Dr. Maryam Naim. […]

  • Rabies Warning Issued for Walt Disney World Area
    on July 12, 2019 at 6:51 pm

    The 60-day warning was issued by the Florida Department of Health in Orange County for a two-mile radius of the intersection of Interstate 4 and Epcot Center Drive, which includes Disney's Epcot Center theme park, USA Today reported. […]

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