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Weekend 'catch-up' sleep may hurt more than help

Study shows why getting good sleep every night matters.

Published: 04/25/2019

Pet owners report being healthier and happier

Survey says: Animal friends help us be active and age well.

Published: 04/24/2019

A little activity makes a big difference to women's hearts

Even routine chores like doing the dishes and folding the laundry can contribute to heart health.

Published: 04/23/2019

Caring for an older adult with cancer can be tough

A new large study is the first to look at the effect that caring for older adults with cancer has on a caregiver's health.

Published: 04/22/2019

Soy and breast cancer

Does it affect your cancer risk?

Published: 04/21/2019

This Easter, leave chicks on the farm

Chickens in your home can spread dangerous salmonella germs.

Published: 04/20/2019

Can playing sports guard against youth depression?

Imaging scans show brain changes in sporty kids.

Published: 04/19/2019

Study: Emergency visits go up in Colorado after marijuana is legalized

A Denver-area hospital saw a dramatic increase in emergency medical care for pot users, especially for people who tried edible products.

Published: 04/18/2019

Mailing people at-home test kits for colon cancer boosts screening rates

Six out of 10 adults were overdue for screening, a study shows.

Published: 04/17/2019

Infant sleeper recalled after deaths

Some infants suffocated after they rolled over in the sleeper.

Published: 04/17/2019

Want to live longer? Make this sitting swap

Replacing 30 minutes of sitting with active time each day may reduce your risk of early death.

Published: 04/16/2019

Study: As a diagnostic test, A1C often misses diabetes

Other tests may be more accurate at diagnosing the disease.

Published: 04/15/2019

Ladder safety: Climb with care

Springtime, thunderstorms and lightning, oh my! Sharpen your ladder safety skills with these smart tips.

Published: 04/14/2019

5 things to know about risky drinking

For Alcohol Awareness Month, a closer look at drinking's serious impacts.

Published: 04/13/2019

Print books offer parents, children a richer experience

Parents interact less with toddlers when reading from an e-book, a study found.

Published: 04/12/2019

Midday naps may lower blood pressure

Some short shuteye may be as effective as lifestyle changes in bringing blood pressure down.

Published: 04/11/2019

Having children may not trigger multiple sclerosis relapse after all

This new study also highlights breastfeeding’s benefits.

Published: 04/10/2019

FDA approves nasal spray for hard-to-treat depression

A new, fast-acting antidepressant offers hope when other treatments fail.

Published: 04/09/2019

Dog-walking unleashes troubling trend

Seniors should consider a smaller breed when selecting a dog.

Published: 04/08/2019

Testicular cancer: A young man's disease

The average age for diagnosis of testicular cancer is 33. But it's usually treated successfully.

Published: 04/07/2019

6 facts about rosacea

April is Rosacea Awareness Month. Take time to learn about this common skin condition.

Published: 04/06/2019

Bedroom TV can harm preschoolers’ development

Screen-exposed youngsters had more health problems later on, a study finds.

Published: 04/05/2019

Teen drivers reaching for objects are almost 7 times more likely to crash

For every second a teen looks away from the road, the risk of a car crash jumps 28 percent.

Published: 04/04/2019

Even moderate drinking may raise blood pressure

New research could challenge moderate drinking's supposed benefits.

Published: 04/03/2019

Inactive ingredients: Not so inactive?

A new study highlights unexpected side effects from an unexpected source.

Published: 04/02/2019