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Pushups: An unlikely clue to heart health
A two-minute pushup test may help gauge men’s heart disease risk.
No significant increase in breast cancer risk from plasticizing chemicals, study finds
It's the largest study yet on phthalates and breast cancer, but more research is needed.
Screen time for babies and toddlers more than doubles
Unless it's a video chat with Grandma or Grandpa, screens should be off-limits for kids under 18 months.
Teen marijuana use tied to adult depression
New research sheds light on marijuana and mood.
One quick trick to cut down on salt
Most of us eat too much salt. But a low-sodium diet doesn't mean a flavorless one—just follow these steps to keep your meals tasting great.
Make daylight saving a springboard to better health
As we spring forward, here are some tips on how not to fall back into bad health habits.
Some cancers increasing for younger adults
Find out which weight-related cancers showed the sharpest surge.
Healthy eating may improve mental health
Even those without full-blown depression might benefit.
Electric scooters: Collisions and head injuries are common
Only 4 percent of people injured riding scooters were wearing helmets.
Nearly half of American adults have heart or blood vessel disease
Death rates from cardiovascular disease are on the rise.
In 30 years, mammograms have saved half a million lives
Better treatment has helped too.
Raise your spring break game
Keep these tips in mind to relax and celebrate safely.
Is it time to be screened for colorectal cancer?
When colorectal cancer is caught early, the five-year survival rate is about 90 percent.
Extreme exercise not likely to put your heart at risk
Still, it's a good idea to check with your doctor before seriously stepping up your workouts.
Want to eat better? Try moving more
In a new study, former couch potatoes who started exercising started eating better too.
For TMJ facial pain, try a little TLC
Study suggests trying self-care practices first.
E-cigs are a gateway to cigarette smoking for some kids
Kids who vaped were four times more likely to move on to cigarettes.
Kids and toothpaste: Too much of a good thing?
While fluoride fights cavities, overdoing it can hurt kids’ smiles.
How to deal with a painful pimple
Follow these dos and don'ts when an unwelcome visitor appears on your face.
Allergies: Not just a spring thing
Learn how to find relief, whatever the weather
Patients with primary care doctors get higher quality care
They have a better patient experience too.
Does prediabetes put your heart in danger?
The answer may depend on how you respond to the diagnosis.
Regular human insulin is as safe and effective as pricy options
Switching to an older form of insulin saved money without affecting health, study finds.
Lowering blood pressure may cut risk of mild cognitive impairment
This is the first sign there may be a way to help prevent a well-known risk factor for dementia.
After pre-eclampsia, aspirin may lower midlife stroke risk
The findings are promising, but more research is needed.