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Elderly Patients Get Unnecessary End-of-Life Treatments

Family members may pressure doctors to attempt heroic interventions, researcher says.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Donated Blood Won't Transmit Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Disease

Swedish study of nearly 1.5 million patients finds no increased risk when blood came from affected people.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Blood Pressure Problems During Pregnancy, Heart Trouble Later?

Spotting risk early may help women make healthy lifestyle changes sooner, study author says.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Those Baby 'Milestones' May Have Longer-Term Importance

Early standing could signal better learning and memory skills in preschool years, research suggests.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Want to Stay Mobile as You Age? A Healthy Diet May Do the Trick

Study found it was associated with less physical disability among women.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Are Omega-3s Linked to Lower Risk for Fatal Heart Attack?

These vital nutrients are found in seafood, nuts and seeds.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Walking: The Cheap, Easy Workout

And it's a good way to start exercising, doctors say.

Monday, June 27, 2016

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