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Exercise can reduce weight gain in people with a strong genetic risk factor for obesity, study finds.
Energy drinks impact heart health more than other caffeinated beverages, study finds.
Following a low salt diet may not help lower blood pressure in the long-term, study finds.
FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- All babies fuss at times, but crying jags appear less likely when a new mother has strong social support or a loving, helpful partner, researchers report.
In a new study of 3,000 mothers, relationship happiness, a solid support system and an involved partner were found to protect against coli...
FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Young adults with uncomplicated epilepsy who remain seizure-free do as well as siblings without the disorder in education, employment, driving and independent living, a new study says.
The 15-year study included 361 people in Connecticut with childhood-onset epilepsy and 173 of their brothers ...
FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- As a new outbreak of mosquito-borne yellow fever continues to grow in Brazil, U.S. health officials say they're taking steps to avert any shortage of vaccine travelers might need.
On Friday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlined plans to "ensure a continuous yellow fever...
FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The Republican pledge to repeal and replace President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act remains on hold.
The GOP had hoped to replace the health reform law with its own version, but those efforts broke down Thursday evening when it became clear there weren't enough votes in the House of Repre...
FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- When you think of cellphones and driving, you probably picture a chatty teen behind the wheel. But new research suggests that seniors are often guilty of this dangerous practice, too.
And that's true even if they have children in the car, a new survey found.
"Of those senior drivers ...
FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Have you ever wondered when it might be time to step in and help your aging parents manage their finances? Or, their ever-growing list of prescription medications?
Researchers from the Netherlands did, and found that the vast majority of seniors over age 85 needed help with finances. And many ...
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