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Grip strength may be a better predictor of future health than some measurements doctors currently use to gauge risk, a large UK study suggests. [Read More]
Health workers in Democratic Republic of Congo will begin a vaccination campaign on Monday aimed at containing an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, a... [Read More]
A report in the journal Pediatrics warns that watching "13 Reasons Why," a popular Netflix series about a teen girl's suicide, may be inadvisable for... [Read More]
Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provision allowing adult children to stay on their parents' health insurance policy until age 26, young women with gynecological... [Read More]
Heart attack patients get faster life-saving treatment to restore blood flow if they live in states where ambulances are allowed to bypass local hospitals and... [Read More]
Parenting styles and a parent's mental health problems, particularly depression, play a role in a child's ability to keep friends in elementary school, suggests a... [Read More]
Girls who go through puberty early may be more likely than peers who mature later to be involved in bullying at school... [Read More]
Public reporting of outcomes for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) was supposed to improve quality, but some doctors say it hasn't delivered on the goal of... [Read More]
People with schizophrenia who are treated early in their disease course, with extra support in addition to drugs and psychotherapy, may do better than they... [Read More]
The increase in drug overdose deaths in the United States appears to have yielded a rise in organs available for transplant, and they are just... [Read More]
Tracking tweets and monitoring chat groups could shed light on the soaring popularity and use of the flash drive-shaped Juul e-cigarette, researchers say. [Read More]
When type 2 diabetes isn't well controlled with oral medications, doctors are often slow to switch patients to more intensive treatment, a U.S. study suggests. [Read More]
Pregnant women who nap regularly may reduce their baby's risk of low birth weight, a study from China suggests. [Read More]
Both men and women who are overweight or obese may be more likely to develop an irregular heart rhythm condition known as atrial fibrillation than... [Read More]