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Boozing Can Age You Right Down to Your Cells

DNA studies reveal alcoholics have shorter telomeres, key markers of aging and overall health


Childhood Poverty May Predict Heart Failure in Adulthood

Income inequalities when young appear to have lifelong effects, research suggests


Early Care by Cardiologist May Lower Stroke Risk for A-Fib Patients

They're likelier to prescribe blood thinners than primary care doctors, study finds


Gene Sequencing May Reveal Risks for Rare Diseases

But doctors can be taught to minimize patients' anxiety, study says


Health Highlights: June 26, 2017
  • Compounding Pharmacy Co-Founder to Be Sentenced for Deadly Meningitis Outbreak


Health Tip: Basic Beach Safety

How to stay safer


Health Tip: Get Fit Without the Gym

You can be active virtually anywhere


How to Dodge Summertime Threats

Stings, bites, outdoor cooking and even fireworks keep poison control centers hopping


Immunizations for High Flyin' Travelers

Don't leave home without them


Persistent Stress May Hasten Death in Heart Patients

Doctors should assess mental health at routine cardiac visits, study authors say


Study Challenges Touted Link Between Eczema and Heart Disease

Researcher now probing whether more severe cases of the skin disorder increase odds of heart problems


What Men Need to Know About ED Drugs and Anesthesia

Having surgery? Be forthright about use of erectile dysfunction drugs to prevent dangerous complications


Workers Unprepared for Heart Emergencies on the Job: Survey

Most employees are untrained in first aid and CPR and don't know where to find lifesaving equipment


Avoid a Nasty Surprise From the Barbecue Grill

Wire-bristle cleaning brushes pose an injury risk


A Baby's Skin No Match for the Sun

Shade, clothes and hats offer little ones safe protection, pediatric dermatologist says


Can Smartphone Use Bring on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Maybe, especially for folks who spend more than 5 hours a day on their devices, study says


Fewer U.S. Kids Binge Drinking

But 1 in 7 still had excess alcohol at least once in past month, study finds


Fish Eaters Report Less Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

Study suggests most fish may play role in controlling symptoms


Health Tip: Are You Well Enough to Travel?

Skip a flight if you have symptoms


Risky Behavior Triggers Vicious Cycle for Vets With PTSD

Report finds reckless acts a symptom of disorder, and they increase the odds of another traumatic experience

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