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Childhood Asthma May Encourage Obesity, Study Suggests

Fear of flare-ups might spur kids to limit physical activity, specialists say.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Are U.S. Med Schools Skimping on Obesity Training?

Content of licensing exams suggests doctors may be unprepared to tackle this crisis: study.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Many Women With Eating Disorders Do Recover, Study Finds

But it may take years or longer, researchers acknowledge.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Poverty Harder on Women's Hearts, Research Shows

Poor females 25 percent more likely to have a heart attack than male peers.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Your Health Record in a Heartbeat?

Study suggests an ECG could serve as a secure 'password' for a patient's electronic medical history.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Obamacare Covered More People With Mental Illness, Addictions

But greater numbers need to be in treatment for these conditions, researcher says.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Screen Time May Not Be So Bad for Teens After All

Those who spend hours on smartphones, computers, TV can still flourish, develop social skills, study finds.

Friday, January 20, 2017

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