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10 Daily Servings of Fruits, Veggies a Recipe for Longevity

Reductions seen in risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer and early death

A Stressed Life May Mean a Wider Waistline

Study finds chronic anxiety might raise risk of obesity

As Trump Rolls Back Transgender Bathroom Rights . . .

Supporters and opponents sound off

Belly Fat More Dangerous in Older Women Than Being Overweight

While a few extra pounds doesn't up death risk, weight around the middle does, study contends

Can an Apple a Day Keep COPD Away?

See which fruits, veggies may be linked to lower risk of lung disease in smokers, study suggests

Common Virus May Be Linked to Heart Disease, Diabetes in Some Women

CMV associated with increased chances of metabolic syndrome in those of normal weight

Dentists at the Front Line in Diabetes Epidemic

Severe gum disease can signal undiagnosed case of blood sugar disease

Health Highlights: Feb. 23, 2017
  • Over 400,000 Toy Frogs Recalled for Injury Hazard

Health Tip: Slow-Cooking Food Safely

Use your appliance wisely

Health Tip: Soothing a Minor Burn

Suggestions for easing pain and discomfort

How the Neanderthal in Your Genes Affects Your Health

The DNA appears to influence certain human traits and diseases, scientists say

Is a Drowsy Teen Headed for a Life of Crime?

Study suggests a link, but one child psychiatrist says more factors than sleep may be at play

Lower Back Disk Surgeries May Benefit All Ages

But older people have a higher risk of minor complications, study finds

More Evidence Ties Gum Health to Stroke Risk

Study shows increasing risk of brain blockage with more severe gum disease

NHL Veterans Pledge Their Brains to Research

Donations will be used to study CTE, other conditions linked to repetitive head trauma

Smart Kids Prone to Dumb Choices on Pot, Booze

In study, brainy students more likely to drink or try marijuana, but they did stay away from tobacco

Too Many Stroke Victims Don't Get Clot-Busting Drug: Study

Minorities, women, seniors on Medicare, rural residents less likely to be diagnosed in time for tPA

Ultrasound Won't Help Broken Bones Heal, Expert Panel Says

Detailed review suggests it's time to retire this costly but useless intervention

ACL Tears on the Rise Among Kids, Especially Girls

Sports that involve cutting or pivoting are the riskiest, doctors say

After Stroke, 'Blue' Light May Help Beat the Blues

Akin to sunlight, it could ward off depression during rehab, study finds

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