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Prevention

Frequent social media users are more likely to get vaccinated regardless of political party, Penn study finds

Social media vaccines

Adult Health

Taking multivitamins does not decrease risk of death, new research shows

Multivitamin Death Risk

Wellness

Day-to-day loneliness linked to fatigue and headache symptoms, study finds

Loneliness Headaches Fatigue

Illness

Honeybees can detect lung cancer by smelling a person's breath, research shows

Honeybees Lung Cancer

Adult Health

Heart disease is the top cause of death in the U.S., and more than 60% of Americans will have it by 2050

heart disease 2050

Children's Health

Girls are starting their periods earlier in life, and that may lead to adverse health issues later

Menstrual Cycle Study

Illness

Tattoos tied to increased risk of lymphatic cancer, study finds

Tattoos Lymphoma Risk

Children's Health

There's a better treatment for lazy eye than the standard approach, study finds

Lazy Eye Treatment

Addiction

More Americans now use marijuana every day than alcohol, study finds

Marijuana Alcohol Use

Senior Health

Few nursing homes in Pa., N.J. meet impending staffing requirements, analysis finds

Nursing Homes Staffing

Adult Health

Waiting to remove life support may provide a clearer picture of a patient's outlook, study shows

Life Support decision

Illness

Certain genes may cause Alzheimer's, a new study finds. Here's why you shouldn't rush to get tested

Alzheimer's Genetic Testing

Women's Health

Massive study to examine why Black women are more likely to die of most cancers

Black women cancer

Fitness

Exercise doesn't just help youth stay physically healthy – it's linked to better mental health, too

Mental Health Youth

Adult Health

AFib may be far more common in middle-age adults than once thought

AFib Younger Adults

Illness

The human brain is getting larger, and that may be good for your dementia risk

brain growth dementia

Senior Health

When does old age begin? Perceptions on aging have shifted

Old age perception

Fitness

People with obesity may benefit most when exercise is done in the evening

evening exercise health benefit obesity

Women's Health

A new UTI vaccine shows promise in preventing recurrent infections

UTI Vaccine

Prevention

Social barriers prevent many women from getting regular mammograms

Mammograms Social Barriers

Illness

Young adults are aging faster, and that may help explain their rising cancer risk

Cancer Accelerated Aging

Adult Health

Loneliness may cause unhealthy food cravings, study suggests

Loneliness Binge Eating

Wellness

Sharing a bedroom with your dog may prevent a good night's sleep, study finds

Dog Sleep Bed

Children's Health

Later bedtimes, irregular sleep habits linked to lower grades for high school students, study finds

Sleep teenagers grades

Addiction

Vaping increases risk of heart failure by nearly 20%, study suggests

Vaping Heart Failure

Depression

AI can detect depression in white people based on their social media posts – but not in Black people, Penn study finds

AI Depression Disparities

Illness

Hospital patients are commonly misdiagnosed with pneumonia – to the detriment of their health, study finds

Pneumonia Misdiagnosis

Men's Health

Exercise isn't enough to counteract the impact of daily soda consumption

Soda Exercise Heart Disease

Healthy Eating

Intermittent fasting may be risky for your heart, new research suggests

Intermittent Fasting Heart Disease

Health News

Why even public health experts have limited insight into stopping gun violence in America

Gun Violence Prevention

Adult Health

Daily marijuana use greatly increases risk of heart attack and stroke, study finds

Marijuana Heart Attack

Children's Health

Getting vaccinated for COVID-19 during pregnancy gives infants 6 months of protection, study shows

COVID-19 Vaccines Pregnancy

Senior Health

Erectile dysfunction drugs linked to reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease

Viagra Alzheimer's Disease

Healthy Eating

Eating the Atlantic diet may reduce belly fat, lower cholesterol

Atlantic diet salmon

Health News

Experimental prosthetic helps man who lost his arm regain some sense of feeling

Prosthetic Hand Temperature

Mental Health

Eating fermented foods like sauerkraut and yogurt may help your mental health

Fermented foods mental health

Mental Health

Mild concussions put kids at greater risk for developing depression, anxiety and ADHD, study finds

Concussions Depression ADHD

Parenting

Strong parental support lowers the depression risk of young adults, study finds

Parents Young Adults

Adult Health

Sitting at work all day is bad for your health – but sprinkling in physical activity can help

Sitting Heart Disease

Adult Health

Even mild concussions caused by sports can lead to persistent health problems, researchers say

Traumatic brain injuries

Mental Health

How many siblings teens have may affect their mental health, study finds

siblings mental health

Parenting

Screen time for babies, toddlers may harm their abilities to process the world around them, Drexel researchers say

Baby Screen Time

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