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Alcoholic Parents May Predispose Kids to Drinking Problem

Children of parents with an alcohol use disorder (AUD) are at increased risk for the same type of problem, says a new study from Denmark. continue reading »

Según una Experta, una Buena Dieta Incluye Muchos Alimentos Anticancerígenos

El cuerpo necesita una nutrición apropiada para evitar las enfermedades. Según un experto, bajar de peso puede ayudarlo a reducir su riesgo de cáncer si tiene sobrepeso u obesidad, continue reading »

Majority of Americans Give Quality of Health Care a C, D or F

Poll should be considered 'a wake-up call,' expert says. Most Americans believe the quality of health care in the United States is average at best, a new poll finds. continue reading »

Parents, Saying ‘Um’ and ‘Uh’ May Aid Learning

These pauses in speech alert toddlers to pay attention, researchers say. Parents who say "um" and "uh" when speaking to their toddlers aren't setting a bad example continue reading »

Health Tip: Understanding Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes

Are you more likely to acquire it? Type 2 diabetes occurs when people can't properly convert food to energy that the body's cells can use. Food is broken down into a blood sugar called glucose. continue reading »

YMCA Survey Finds U.S. Parents Not Making Kids’ Health Top Priority

As parents face financial hurdles to keep kids active, YMCA's Healthy Kids Day™ makes physical activity easy, accessible for the entire family. Despite growing rates of childhood obesity and chronic illness among the nation's kids, continue reading »

U.S. Reports Drop in AIDS-Related Cancers

Improvement linked to advent of antiretroviral drugs, researchers say. Cases of AIDS-related cancers have decreased among people with HIV in the United States, but other types of cancer are on the rise in this group, a new study has found. continue reading »

Experimental Weight-Loss Drug Seems to Work: Study

Qnexa, a combo of phentermine and topiramate, did come with side effects, however. Obese patients taking a high dose of an investigational weight-loss pill called Qnexa lost an average of 22 pounds over a year, continue reading »

Health Tip: Boosting Appetite During Chemotherapy

Make eating easier. A possible side effect of chemotherapy is loss of appetite. But eating well is important to help your body stay strong during this time of physical and emotional stress. continue reading »

Coffee Addiction May Be Grounded in Genes

Genetics may help determine how much caffeine one craves, new research indicates, with differences in two specific genes driving people to consume more -- or less -- of the world's most popular stimulant. continue reading »

Pharmaceutical Companies Looking to Better Reach the Hispanic Market

A new physicians study indicates that though pharmaceutical companies spend large sums of money on advertisements for their drugs, they are still not reaching the Hispanic market very well. continue reading »

Racial Disparities Remain for Health Care for Vets

VA has made improvements, but more needs to be done, study says. Gaps in care for black and white U.S. veterans have been reduced over the past decade as the VA Health Care System improved access to screenings continue reading »

Only 1.2% of Alcohol Abusers Know They Need Help: Report

National Alcohol Screening Day spotlights untreated disorders affecting millions of Americans. A new report reveals that 98.8 percent of the more than 7.4 million American adults aged 21 to 64 with untreated alcohol abuse disorders don't believe they need treatment. continue reading »

Según un Estudio, los que Comen por Compulsión Podrían Sufrir de una ‘Adicción a la Comida’

La exposición a 'señales' alimentarias podría activar los mismos circuitos cerebrales que tienen que ver con la adicción a las drogas y el alcohol. continue reading »

Asthma/Clean Air Act Report to Show Likely Impact Congress Blocks Pollution Limit Updates

Illinois Among 10 Featured States in Analysis by Nurses/Other Health Care Professional Groups. What will happen to the asthma epidemic in Illinois and related fast-rising health care and other costs if Congress decides to block needed updates to the Clean Air Act? continue reading »

Vegetarianos Tendrían Bajo Riesgo Cardíaco y de Sufrir Diabetes

Una dieta sin carne reduciría la probabilidad de tener algunos factores de riesgo comunes de la diabetes y la enfermedad cardíaca y, por lo tanto, disminuiría el riesgo a desarrollar esas enfermedades, reveló un nuevo estudio. continue reading »

Consumer Alert: CPSC Warns of Deadly Danger with Water Walking Balls

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is urging consumers to stop participating in a new type of water-related recreational activity, due to the potential risks of suffocation and drowning. The activity is called water walking and the water walking ball has numerous brand or ride names. continue reading »

Statement by Secretary Sebelius on National Autism Awareness Month

Every April we recognize National Autism Awareness Month and the special challenges faced by those with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). CDC estimates that an average of 1 in 110 children in the U.S. have an ASD. continue reading »

Discovery Familia Joins Forces With the President’s Challenge

Network Commits to Inspiring Hispanic Moms and their Kids to Adopt a More Active and Healthy Lifestyle. Discovery Familia announced today that it will join forces with The President's Council on Fitness, continue reading »

New Research Aims to Solve the Mystery of Premature Birth

March of Dimes and Stanford University School of Medicine Launch Research Center to Understand and Prevent Prematurity. The March of Dimes and Stanford University School of Medicine today launched the nation's first transdisciplinary research center continue reading »