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Autism Largely Caused by Genetics, Not Environment
Posted on July 17, 2019 at 7:25 pm

he largest study of its kind, involving more than 2 million people across five countries, finds that autism spectrum disorders are 80% reliant on inherited genes. […]

Clues to Women’s Higher Odds for Alzheimer's
Posted on July 17, 2019 at 7:17 pm

Rates of Alzheimer's disease are higher in women than in men, and researchers now think they know why. […]

Study: Tough State Gun Laws Help Keep Kids Safe
Posted on July 17, 2019 at 5:57 pm

When states have stricter gun laws, fewer children die from gun violence, new research shows. […]

Harmful Germs in Ocean Water? How to Tell
Posted on July 17, 2019 at 5:32 pm

Recent cases of flesh-eating bacterial infections have made headlines, yet you’re far more likely to wind up with nausea, diarrhea, or a respiratory infection after a trip to the beach. […]

Menstrual Cups Safe and Effective, Study Says
Posted on July 17, 2019 at 3:19 pm

A new study finds menstrual cups to be just as safe and as effective as disposable pads or tampons. […]

Can a Broken Heart Contribute to Cancer?
Posted on July 17, 2019 at 3:09 pm

While the extreme stress of losing a loved one has been linked to heart troubles in prior research, a new study found that one in six people with broken heart syndrome also had cancer. […]

Obesity May Boost Odds for MS in Kids
Posted on July 17, 2019 at 1:48 pm

Obese children may be twice as likely to develop multiple sclerosis, a new study suggests. […]

Newer Lung Cancer Screening Saves More Lives
Posted 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
Posted 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?
Posted 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
Posted 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
Posted 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
Posted 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
Posted 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
Posted 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
Posted 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
Posted 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
Posted 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
Posted 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
Posted 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?
Posted 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
Posted 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
Posted 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
Posted 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
Posted 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. […]


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Tough Rules on E-Cigs Might Push Folks Back to Smoking
Posted on July 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Tough Rules on E-Cigs Might Push Folks Back to SmokingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Controversial Suicide Scene Removed From '13 Reasons Why'
Posted on July 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Controversial Suicide Scene Removed From '13 Reasons Why'Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Obesity May Boost Odds for MS in Kids
Posted on July 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Obesity May Boost Odds for MS in KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Wake Up Your Breakfast With Delicious Whole Grains
Posted on July 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Wake Up Your Breakfast With Delicious Whole GrainsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Growers Express Expands Recall of Fresh Vegetable Products
Posted on July 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Growers Express Expands Recall of Fresh Vegetable ProductsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Menstrual Cups Equal Pads, Tampons in Effectiveness, Data Shows
Posted on July 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Menstrual Cups Equal Pads, Tampons in Effectiveness, Data ShowsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Exercises to Head Off a Painful Rotator Cuff Injury
Posted on July 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Exercises to Head Off a Painful Rotator Cuff InjuryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Hurricanes Can Hurt Survival Odds Among Those With Cancer
Posted on July 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Hurricanes Can Hurt Survival Odds Among Those With CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Can a Broken Heart Contribute to Cancer?
Posted on July 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Can a Broken Heart Contribute to Cancer?Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Health Tip: Relaxation Techniques for Stress
Posted on July 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Health Tip: Relaxation Techniques for StressCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Too Much Smartphone Time May Invite Host of Health Woes
Posted on July 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Too Much Smartphone Time May Invite Host of Health WoesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Evolution Could Explain Why Staying Slim Is So Tough
Posted on July 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Evolution Could Explain Why Staying Slim Is So ToughCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Insect Stings Are Just a Buzzkill for Most Folks
Posted on July 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Insect Stings Are Just a Buzzkill for Most FolksCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Disinfectants Can't Stop This Dangerous Hospital Germ
Posted on July 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Disinfectants Can't Stop This Dangerous Hospital GermCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Health Tip: Recognizing Heat Exhaustion
Posted on July 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: Health Tip: Recognizing Heat ExhaustionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

At Risk for Alzheimer's? Exercise Might Help Keep It at Bay
Posted on July 18, 2019 at 7:00 am

Title: At Risk for Alzheimer's? Exercise Might Help Keep It at BayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM […]

Evolution Could Explain Why Staying Slim Is Tough
Posted 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. […]

Just 300 Fewer Calories a Day Brings a Health Benefit
Posted 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. […]

More Evidence Fried Food Ups Heart Disease Risk
Posted on July 11, 2019 at 5:46 pm

People who ate fried foods one to three times a week had a 7% higher risk of heart attack and stroke compared to those who ate fried foods less than once a week. For those who ate fried foods daily, the risk jumped to 14% higher. […]

Where a Woman's Fat Lies Hints at Heart Risks
Posted on July 1, 2019 at 9:29 pm

Researchers report that if you look more like an apple than a pear, your chances of heart trouble are heightened, even if you are a normal weight. […]