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Does Dirty Air Keep You Awake?

May 22, 2017. 9:00 AM EST. High pollution levels tied to poorer sleep in preliminary study Read article


Black, Hispanic Americans Less Likely to See a Neurologist

May 17, 2017 They more often wind up in the ER and face higher medical costs than white patients, study shows

Heart Disease the No. 1 Killer Worldwide

May 17, 2017 Low-cost, effective treatment programs are needed, researcher says

Just 2 Weeks on the Couch Can Trigger Body’s Decline

May 17, 2017 Constant daily activity vital to optimal health, lifestyle experts say

‘Healthy Obese’ May Be a Myth

May 17, 2017 Higher risk for heart problems detected in new study

Heart Health Might Be a Matter of Geography

May 16, 2017 U.S. counties where cardiovascular death rates are high or low sometimes sit side-by-side, study finds

Angela Bassett Puts the Spotlight on Heart Health

May 16, 2017 Award-winning actress' mother had type 2 diabetes and died from heart issues

Study Looks at Parkinson’s Effect on Life Span

May 15, 2017 2-year difference seen between people with degenerative brain diseases and their healthy peers

Better Treatment Might Prevent Hundreds of Thousands of Strokes

May 15, 2017 Study says too many people aren't getting meds to fight atrial fibrillation, a major cause of these attacks

Shift Work May Put Damper on a Man’s Sex Life

May 15, 2017 Disrupted sleep patterns could explain the link, three studies suggest

Don’t Let Your Garden Get You Down

May 13, 2017 Yard work relieves stress but can wreak havoc on muscles and joints unless you protect yourself

Blood Thinners May Prevent Dementia in Atrial Fibrillation Patients

May 12, 2017 Even people with a low risk of stroke could benefit, researchers say

Could Tai Chi Ease Insomnia in Breast Cancer Survivors?

May 12, 2017 Study found it as effective as talk therapy for improving sleep and depression

Speed Is Key When a Stroke Strikes

May 12, 2017 Getting help fast can save lives, lower disability, neurologists advise

Humans Do Just Fine When Sniffing Out Smells

May 11, 2017 Review upends long-held myth that other mammals are able to identify more scents

Body Cooling May Help Brain After Cardiac Arrest

May 10, 2017 Ask if your loved one qualifies, new guideline suggests