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Cancer Issues

( - RIVERSIDE, Calif. ( — With 20,000 diagnoses each year, ovarian cancer is the ninth most common cancer and fifth leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States.

Jun 27, 2017 - 3:57:15 PM

Health Tips

( - ROSEMONT, Ill., June 27, 2017 -- For many Americans, the Fourth of July is the most festive part of the summer. While backyard barbeques and block parties are frequent highlights, fireworks are traditionally amongst the most popular of activities.

Jun 27, 2017 - 1:55:01 PM


( - WASHINGTON, DC—AARP Executive Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond sent the following letter today to all 100 Senators in response to the Congressional Budget Office score of the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, urging them to vote ‘NO’ on the bill.

Jun 27, 2017 - 1:26:38 PM

Aging Issues

( - Did you know that an estimated one in five adults over age 50 are affected by isolation?

Jun 27, 2017 - 1:15:58 PM

Hearing Issues

( - You may have heard about wireless hearing aids but aren’t sure what they can do for you or someone you love who’d like to hear better.

Jun 27, 2017 - 1:09:09 PM

Financial Health

( - The Federal Trade Commission estimates that Americans lost more than $4 billion to fraud and scams during the last five years—but you don’t have to be one of them.

Jun 27, 2017 - 1:01:56 PM

News : National

( - It’s always good to feel like you’re getting your money’s worth. Solar may be expensive (the average installation runs at about $12,000 after incentives), but it comes with some surprising benefits that make it worth the high price tag in many homeowners’ minds.

Jun 27, 2017 - 12:33:55 PM

Health Care Reform

( - The Senate has finally unveiled its heretofore secret plan for pretending to repeal the (Un)Affordable Care Act (ACA, UCA, or ObamaCare):

Jun 27, 2017 - 11:58:42 AM

Health Tips

( - Real deal or wives’ tale: Knuckle cracking can cause harm, including arthritis? A Mayo Clinic hand surgeon’s answer may surprise you.

Jun 27, 2017 - 11:47:16 AM

Plastic Surgery

( - New York, NY, June 27, 2017 – All women are at risk for breast cancer, particularly with advancing age. There are specific factors, however, that significantly increase the risk for women of all ages.

Jun 27, 2017 - 11:40:49 AM

Back Problems

( - As a golfer, you’re used to contorting your body into oddly twisted postures. Couple this motion with a bent-over stance repeated 120 times over three or four hours....

Jun 27, 2017 - 11:23:19 AM

Children's Health

( - It’s summertime. What could be more fun than a group of children bouncing on a backyard trampoline? But, a look at statistics may change a parent's mind.

Jun 27, 2017 - 11:15:16 AM

News : National

( - PHILADELPHIA—Social isolation has been linked to a wide range of health problems, as well as a shorter lifespan in humans and other animals.

Jun 27, 2017 - 11:08:40 AM

Sleep Issues

( - For most people, taking an Ambien is a means of treating insomnia.

Jun 27, 2017 - 11:03:10 AM

Alcoholism Issues

( - In just seven years, the number of marijuana-positive drivers increased 50 percent, according to the 2013-2014 National Roadside Survey of Alcohol & Drug Use by Drivers.

Jun 27, 2017 - 10:43:06 AM

Alcoholism Issues

( - Alcohol use exists on a spectrum, ranging from abstinence to low-risk to hazardous use, to abuse.

Jun 27, 2017 - 10:38:07 AM

Headache Issues

( - BOSTON – People experiencing migraines often avoid light and find relief in darkness.

Jun 27, 2017 - 10:25:13 AM


( - Between 15 and 20 percent of black people carry a genetic mutation that puts them at risk for certain chronic kidney disease, but only about half of them develop the illness

Jun 27, 2017 - 10:19:30 AM

Genetic Issues

( - Discovering the function of a gene requires cloning a DNA sequence and expressing it. Until now, this was performed on a one-gene-at-a-time basis, causing a bottleneck.

Jun 27, 2017 - 10:14:30 AM

Obesity Issues

( - Silver Spring, MD: Childhood obesity rates are at historically high levels especially among racial/ethnic minorities and low-income families.

Jun 27, 2017 - 10:09:10 AM

Obesity Issues

( - New York, NY (June 27, 2017)—Preschoolers from low-income families living in cities that took part in a two-year community-wide intervention to foster healthy eating....

Jun 27, 2017 - 10:03:39 AM


( - MANHATTAN — In the world of heavy metal poisoning, arsenic may have found a sidekick — and it's one that needs more research to understand its influence on human health, according to Kansas State University researchers.

Jun 27, 2017 - 8:42:02 AM

Children's Health

( - Washington, D.C.—Many Americans are unaware that the barbaric practice known as female genital mutilation (FGM) occurs not just in other countries, but right herein the United States as well.

Jun 27, 2017 - 8:07:58 AM

Health Care Reform

(HealthNewsDigest,com) - CHICAGO – The American Medical Association (AMA) today released poll results showing that policies currently under consideration– particularly Medicaid cuts and narrowed coverage plans....

Jun 27, 2017 - 8:02:05 AM

Alzheimer Issues

( - WASHINGTON, DC, —In response to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) analysis that 22 million Americans would lose coverage by 2026 under the Senate plan...

Jun 27, 2017 - 7:54:43 AM

Heart Health

( - DALLAS – June 27, 2017 – Using a new skin cell model, researchers have overcome a barrier that previously prevented the study of living tissue from people at risk for early heart disease and stroke.

Jun 27, 2017 - 7:47:31 AM


( - AMHERST, Mass. – Since at least the 1920s, anecdotes and some studies have suggested that chimpanzees are “super strong” compared to humans

Jun 26, 2017 - 4:36:28 PM

Skin Care

( - DALLAS – June 26, 2017 – No matter what the color of your skin, UT Southwestern cancer experts recommend wearing sunscreen.

Jun 26, 2017 - 4:31:31 PM

Obesity Issues

( - WASHINGTON—A new Scientific Statement issued by the Endocrine Society calls for more research aimed specifically at understanding the underlying mechanisms that make it difficult to maintain long-term weight loss.

Jun 26, 2017 - 2:09:32 PM


( - CHICAGO – The American Medical Association (AMA) today, in a letter to Senate leaders, outlined its opposition to the Better Care Reconciliation Act.

Jun 26, 2017 - 12:53:10 PM


( - A quick glance at any social media platform will tell you that people love taking photos of their experiences – whether they’re lying on the beach, touring a museum, or just waiting in line at the grocery store.

Jun 26, 2017 - 12:36:35 PM

Dental Issues

( - HARRISBURG, Pa., June 26, 2017 -- Without limitations on who it can affect, tooth decay remains one of the most prevalent, yet preventable diseases in our nation.

Jun 26, 2017 - 12:03:39 PM

Men's Health

( - If you're carrying a few extra pounds, you're not alone. But this is one case where following the crowd isn't a good idea. Carrying extra weight — especially belly fat — can be risky.

Jun 26, 2017 - 11:51:45 AM

Women's Health

( - Women may live longer if they are optimistic.

Jun 26, 2017 - 11:41:13 AM

Genetic Issues

( - A genetic variation identified by researchers at University of Florida Health may help clinicians target a deadly form of leukemia using a promising drug therapy.

Jun 26, 2017 - 11:33:19 AM

Health Tips

( - DES PLAINES, Ill., June 26, 2017 -- Healthcare professionals are in a unique position to identify and rescue victims of human trafficking.

Jun 26, 2017 - 11:24:51 AM

Health Tips

( - Love your legs with knee highs that support with comfort and style

Jun 26, 2017 - 11:12:28 AM

Women's Health

( - Period-tracking apps seem pretty self-explanatory—you input your last period and the app predicts when your next cycle will start.

Jun 26, 2017 - 10:43:33 AM


( - Humans belong to a select club of species that enjoy crisp color vision in daylight, thanks to a small spot in the center of the retina at the back of the eye.

Jun 26, 2017 - 10:13:08 AM

Cancer Issues

( - Chicago, IL, June 26—Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the U.S., claiming the lives of more than half a million Americans each year.

Jun 26, 2017 - 9:56:39 AM

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