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Getting Along With Coworkers May Add Years to Your Life

In study, people unhappy at work were more than twice as likely to die over a 20 year period. Good relationships with your co-workers and a convivial, supportive work environment may add years to your life, new Israeli research finds. continue reading »

Women Born After Great Depression Had More Children, Study Finds

They had more babies than generation before, after. American women born in 1935 had a higher average number of children than those born in 1910 or 1960, according to researchers who analyzed childbearing differences among three generations of women. continue reading »

Breast Cancer Drug Raises Risk of Heart Problems in Older Women: Study

Herceptin especially likely to raise the odds in patients with a history of heart disease or diabetes. The breast cancer drug Herceptin increases the risk of heart problems in elderly patients, especially those with a history of heart disease and/or diabetes, a new study says. continue reading »

Pumping Iron Helps Smokers Quit Without Weight Gain: Study

Those who lifted weights regularly were twice as likely to kick the habit, researchers found. Would-be ex-smokers may want to try weight lifting to help them kick the habit for good, a new study suggests. continue reading »

Nighttime-breathing Treatments Backed by Strongest Evidence Among Options to Treat Sleep Apnea

Among the treatments for obstructive sleep apnea, the effectiveness of a nighttime-breathing machine called a "CPAP" was backed by the strongest evidence, and a mou continue reading »

Health Tip: Is Your Child Being Cyberbullied?

Here are possible warning signs. Cyberbullying involves harassing, threatening or embarrassing young people through the use of technology, such as computers (especially Facebook) or cell phones continue reading »

Discovery Familia Premieres New Co-Production of Artzooka! Just in Time for Back to School

The Network will also Air a Series of Informative Shorts Conducted by Early Childhood Expert Jeannette Torres Alvarez with Useful Advice for U.S. Hispanic Moms. continue reading »

Smart Food Choices Key to a Healthy Barbecue

Lean meats, veggies, marinades good options for summer grilling, expert advises. Choosing healthy foods to barbecue -- and even barbecuing with marinades instead of high-fat sauces continue reading »

Health Tip: Eating Disorders May Affect Oral Health

Eating disorders, including anorexia and bulimia, may affect the health of your teeth and gums. continue reading »

New Data Show Syphilis Threatens the Health of a New Generation of Gay and Bisexual Men

Black and Hispanic men who have sex with men bear the greatest syphilis burden. Tuesday, CDC researchers published the first national-level analysis that compares trends in primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis among men who have sex with men (MSM) by a continue reading »

THIS SATURDAY! All Children are Welcome to the 2nd Ward Back-to-School Health Fair

Ald. Bob Fioretti (2nd Ward) and the employees of Rush University Medical Center invite you and your children to the annual 2nd Ward Back to School Health Fair this Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011. continue reading »

Cargill Begins Massive Recall of Turkey Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

36 million lbs of meat will be recalled after dozens of illnesses occurring across 26 states. U.S. meat processor Cargill announced late Wednesday that it was commencing one of continue reading »

Smoking Withdrawal Shows Up in Brain Mood Centers

Imaging study may help explain why some heavy smokers who quit become depressed. Changes in brain areas that control mood may explain why some heavy smokers continue reading »

Genes, Not Healthy Living, Get Most to Age 100

Male centenarians even more likely to have been slothful, although fewer are obese. Want to live to a ripe old age? New research suggests that your life choices might not be the cruci continue reading »

Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation Hosts Statewide Latino Health Summit

Assemblymember Tony Mendoza (D-56) and members of the California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation will host local elected officials, community leaders and experts in the healthcare field d continue reading »

Doctor Offers Tips on How to Travel With Kids

Proper planning can help parents keep kids happy and safe while on vacation, expert says. From long plane rides to cramped road trips, family vacations can spell trouble, continue reading »

More Families Turning to Public Plans for Children’s Health Care

Lost jobs, expanded access to government-sponsored coverage is spurring the trend, researchers say. A growing number of American families are using public health insurance to provide coverage for their children, a new study finds. The trend, which is being driven by job losses continue reading »

Report Urges New Review System for Medical Devices

Current program doesn't guarantee safety of products such as hip implants and pacemakers, Institute of Medicine says. The U.S. Food and Drug Administratio continue reading »

Más niños consumen comida para llevar rica en calorías

Un estudio halló que un tercio de la comida que se consume actualmente es cocinada fuera de casa. La epidemia de obesidad está siendo impulsada aún más por una creciente tendencia entre los niños de continue reading »

National Health Expenditures Reach Historic Low

Today, the CMS Office of the Actuary released its report on how much the United States spends on health care now and in the future. The report shows a 3.9 percent growth in healt continue reading »