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9 of 10 U.S. Teens Don't Get Enough Exercise

And bad habits continue after high school for most, study shows

Always Feeling Lonely? Maybe It's in Your DNA

Genes might be responsible for up to one-quarter of perception of isolation, study says

Amjevita OK'd to Treat Inflammatory Diseases

For several arthritic and gastrointestinal conditions

Can Pregnancy Problems Foretell Future Health Risks?

Gestational diabetes, high blood pressure might raise odds of same conditions later in life, cardiologist says

Cancer Treatment More Likely to Leave Blacks in Debt

Or forego therapies due to cost, study finds

Eliminate Sweetened Drinks, Cut Kids' Sugar Intake

Average U.S. child consumes about 80 grams daily, nutritionist says, putting health at risk

Exercise Speeds Seniors' Recovery From Disability

Walking regimen also curbs risk of injury in the first place, study finds

Health Highlights: Sept. 26, 2016
  • Golf Icon Arnold Palmer Dies at Age 87

Health Tip: Tingling in Your Fingers?

It could be carpal tunnel syndrome

Is Morning Sickness a Good Thing?

Women who experienced nausea, vomiting had 50 to 75 percent lower risk of pregnancy loss, study finds

Many Patients Enter Cancer Trials With Unrealistic Expectations

Study finding is a red flag, researcher says

New Type of Radiation Treatment May Up Survival for Older Lung Cancer Patients

2 new studies find benefit to using stereotactic body radiation therapy

'Spare Tire' May Be Tougher on Your Heart Than 'Love Handles'

Study links deep belly fat to greater odds for cardiovascular risk factors

Study: Colonoscopy After 75 May Not Be Worth It

But, expert says age shouldn't be only criterion for screening for colon cancer

The Phenomenon of Sleep Paralysis

Up to 8 percent of people experience frightening episodes of the condition, experts say

More Hispanics Treated at Breast Cancer Center After Obamacare

Enrollment in clinical trials also increased, study finds

How Older People Can Head Off Dangerous Drug Interactions

Taking multiple medications and supplements could cause serious problems, FDA warns

How to Protect Yourself From the Seasonal Flu

The best way to stay healthy is to get vaccinated, expert advises

Tips for Avoiding Back-to-School Germs, Illnesses

If kids do get sick, make sure they're fever-free for 24 hours before returning to class

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