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AHA: Weight-Loss Surgery Helps the Hearts of Very Obese Teens, Too - 2018-03-23
"Bariatric surgery in severely obese teenagers could lower their risk of heart attack and stroke by about 40 to 50 percent -- and could maintain that lower risk for at least five years, a new study shows." More

Common Meds May Help Spur Antibiotic Resistance, Study Finds - 2018-03-23
"More than one-quarter of non-antibiotic medicines inhibit the growth of bacteria in the human gut and may contribute to antibiotic resistance, new research suggests." More

Obesity Rates Keep Rising for U.S. Adults - 2018-03-23
"Obesity rates have continued to climb significantly among American adults, but the same hasn't held true for children, a new government report finds." More

The Benefits of Moving More - 2018-03-23
"In the battle of the bulge, it's not just getting exercise that matters -- what you do when you're not formally working out counts, too." More

Unchecked Air Pollution a Death Sentence for Millions: Study - 2018-03-23
"Quicker action to cut fossil fuel emissions and slow climate change could prevent as many as 153 million premature deaths worldwide this century, new research contends." More

Even Short Bursts of Activity Can Boost Long-Term Health - 2018-03-23
"Simply climbing a single set of stairs, walking around the block or taking a three-minute jog can improve a middle-aged person's health, even when such activity is spread across the day, new research suggests." More

Study Weighs Heart Danger of Antibiotics for Older Women - 2018-03-22
"New research finds that, for women over 60, there's a link between long-term use of antibiotics and heightened odds for heart-linked death." More

AHA: 'Beating' Stroke, New Hip-Hop Program Helps Kids Save a Life - 2018-03-22
"Teaching school kids the symptoms of stroke and how to react quickly to them is an effective way to potentially save lives and prevent disabilities, according to a new study done in tandem with the educational program Hip Hop Stroke." More

Hearing Loss Might Leave You Accident-Prone - 2018-03-22
"You may think your poor hearing just means you miss parts of conversations, but a new report suggests it also might make accidental injuries more likely." More

Want to Live Longer? Eating a Little Less Might Do the Trick - 2018-03-22
"Putting just a bit less on your dinner plate each day might be key to a longer life, preliminary research suggests." More

Health Tip: Help Your School Develop a Wellness Policy - 2018-03-22
"A wellness policy is a written document that helps guide a school's approach to nutrition and physical activity." More

Tai Chi Beats Aerobics for Fibromyalgia Pain - 2018-03-22
"If you suffer from fibromyalgia, new research suggests tai chi might do more than aerobic exercise to ease your chronic pain." More

Sweetened Drinks Linked to Increased Risk of Mortality - 2018-03-21
"Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease-related, coronary heart disease-related, and all-cause mortality, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association's Epidemiology and Prevention/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health 2018 Scientific Sessions, held from March 20 to 23 in New Orleans." More

Millions Get Wrong Treatment for Back Pain: Study - 2018-03-21
"Low back pain affects 540 million people worldwide and is the leading cause of disability, but it's often treated improperly, researchers report." More

Waning Vaccine Protection May Be Driving Rise in U.S. Mumps Cases - 2018-03-21
"A resurgence of mumps among young American adults is likely as the protection provided by childhood vaccinations weakens, researchers warn." More

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