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States Crack Down on Drunk Drivers This Holiday Season

New Year's Day is among the five deadliest days on U.S. roads, sobering research shows. State highway safety offices are setting up sobriety checkpoints and beefing up road patrols through Monday, Jan. 2, in continue reading »

Get a Head Start on 2012 Fitness Resolutions

Tips for staying healthy through holiday travel, temptations. With all those parties, tempting foods and travel, it can be a challenge to stick with your fitness program during the holidays. continue reading »

Tips to Protect Skin From Cold Winter Weather

Summer isn't the only time to think about skin protection. Cold weather is drier and can have damaging or negative effects on skin, but there are steps people can take to look and continue reading »

Mother-Toddler Bond May Influence Teen Obesity

Prevention strategies should go beyond eating, exercise, study suggests. Teens are more likely to be obese if they had a poor emotional relationship with their mother when they were toddlers, according to a new study. continue reading »

How to Make Your Quit-Smoking Resolution Stick

Tips from the American Lung Association may help. Quitting smoking is one of the most common New Year's resolutions, but it's easier said than done, with six of 10 smokers requiring multiple continue reading »

Parents May Hold Key to Healthy Weight in Hispanic Kids

Lower-fat family meals can help reduce high obesity rate in this population, study suggests. Parents of overweight Hispanic children are willing to make food and lifestyle changes that will benefits their kids' health, a new study suggests. continue reading »

‘27 Club’ Debunked: Musicians Aren’t Prone to Die at That Age

But, they do face a higher risk of premature death, researchers report. Famous musicians are no more likely to die at age 27 than at any other age, a new study indicates. continue reading »

Holiday Blues May Signal Depression

Excessive sleeping and withdrawing from loved ones could mean a more serious problem, experts say. The holidays can be a particularly difficult time for people suffering from depression. continue reading »

Health Tip: Manage Stress

Too much can harm your heart. No one has goes through daily life with no stress whatsoever. But too much stress can cause a host of emotional and physical problems, particularly on your heart and cardiovascular system. continue reading »

National Urban League and LULAC Urge Express Scripts to Reach Agreement with Walgreens

Imminent Loss of Access to Pharmacy Care will be Detrimental to Our Communities. The National Urban League (NUL) and the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) today urged Express Scripts, Inc. (ESI) t continue reading »

Health Tip: Risk Factors for Varicose Veins

Health Tip: Risk Factors for Varicose Veins. Varicose veins are swollen, bulging and often painful veins that tend to occur in the legs. Are you more likely than the average person to develop them? The womenshealth.gov website mentions these risk factors: continue reading »

Nearly 1 in 3 Young U.S. Adults Have Arrest Records: Study

At 18, the estimate is 25 percent; pediatricians can help keep kids out of trouble, researchers say. By the time they're old enough to vote, roughly one in four Americans has had at least one criminal arrest. continue reading »

More People Are Texting and Driving

Young drivers are most at risk of having an accident as a result of using a mobile phone. Distracted driving is a dangerous and common practice —and it's becoming an even bigger problem on the nation's roads as more drivers are text messaging while driving. continue reading »

Health Tip: Keep Diabetes in Check During the Holidays

Prepare for the festivities. Holiday parties, desserts and buffets can throw your diabetes meal plan way off-track. The U.S. Centers continue reading »

Snow Shoveling Really Does Raise Heart Attack Risk: Study

Seven percent of heart patients at Canadian hospital said symptoms started while clearing snow. Snow shoveling does increase the risk of heart attack, a new study confirms. continue reading »

Health Tip: Are You Actually Hungry?

Or eating for another reason. When your stomach growls, it's often hunger that's talking. Hunger is your body's way of saying it needs to be nourished. continue reading »

Drunk Driving-Related Deaths Surge During the Holidays

Alcohol affects coordination and judgment long before people appear to be intoxicated, experts say. During the holidays, alcohol-related car accidents claim more lives than at any other time of the year, according to U.S. government experts. continue reading »

Walking While Drunk Can Lead to Deadly Accidents: Expert

Many pedestrians struck and killed by cars have been drinking. Most everyone knows the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol. With the holidays approaching, an expert warns that walking under the influence of alcohol can also have deadly consequences. continue reading »

Chronic Fatigue Tied to Extended School Absences

Undiagnosed cases of the syndrome may affect 1% of students aged 11 to 16, study suggests. Undiagnosed chronic fatigue syndrome may account for up to 1 percent of children who are absent from school for extended periods of time and are not truant or known to have another illness that would explain why they're out of school, a new study reveals. continue reading »

World’s Tiniest ‘Preemies’ Growing Up Healthy: Report

Two premature infants with extremely low birth weights are both leading normal lives. When she was born prematurely in 1989, weighing less than two-thirds of a pound, Madeline Mann was the world's smallest surviving baby. continue reading »