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Being overweight or obese in adolescence may increase the risk of colon cancer in adulthood, study finds
Healthy eating and exercise may lower a pregnant woman's risk of C-section, new study finds
Taking simple steps in your 20s may prevent brain shrinkage in middle age, study finds.
MONDAY, July 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Getting a shot of medication to control HIV every month or two instead of having to take pills every day could transform the way the virus is kept at bay.
New research suggests that injectable, long-acting antiretroviral therapy for HIV is as safe and effective as oral medications. The injectio...
MONDAY, July 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Most American men are "overfat," and most American women are not far behind, a new study says.
Overfat refers to having excess body fat that can pose a threat to health. And the study authors from Australia and New Zealand said it's a separate term from measures of body mass -- in other words, ...
MONDAY, July 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Making time for exercise during your workday can be difficult.
The good news: There are ways to discreetly slip in a workout without ever leaving your office.
The bad news: No more excuses for not moving.
Try these easy exercises from Harvard Health and Truman State Universi...
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MONDAY, July 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Your risk of a second stroke or ministroke remains considerable for at least five years after the first one, a new Canadian study finds.
"We showed that, even in those survivors who had no complications at all after their stroke, their risk did not return to normal," said researcher Jodi Edward...
FRIDAY, July 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Most women murdered in the United States die at the hands of a current or former intimate partner, a new federal study reports.
In a review of female homicide statistics from 2003 to 2014 in 18 states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that domestic violence was involved...
FRIDAY, July 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Combining a sugary soda with your burger or fried chicken can really prime your body to pack on more pounds, a new study suggests.
Folks who had a sweetened drink with a high-protein meal stored more unused fat, compared to others who ate the same food with a sugar-free beverage, laborat...
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