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Persistent Stress May Hasten Death in Heart Patients

June 26, 2017. 7:00 PM EST. Doctors should assess mental health at routine cardiac visits, study authors say By Steven Reinberg
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Boozing Can Age You Right Down to Your Cells

June 26, 2017 DNA studies reveal alcoholics have shorter telomeres, key markers of aging and overall health

When Is an Opioid Safe to Take?

June 26, 2017 Doctors say it can treat intense pain, but patients should stay on the drug for shortest time possible

Medicaid Cuts Tied to Delayed Breast Cancer Diagnoses

June 26, 2017 Tennessee's 2005 Medicaid rollback could forecast what might happen if GOP health plans become law, some say

Risky Behavior Triggers Vicious Cycle for Vets With PTSD

June 23, 2017 Report finds reckless acts a symptom of disorder, and they increase the odds of another traumatic experience

Can Smartphone Use Bring on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

June 23, 2017 Maybe, especially for folks who spend more than 5 hours a day on their devices, study says

Some Republicans Voice Concerns About Senate Replacement for Obamacare

June 23, 2017 Conservatives say it doesn't go far enough, moderates say it goes too far

Mammogram Decision Hinges on Patient-Doc Talk, Ob-Gyn Group Says

June 22, 2017 Updated guidelines say average-risk women can start screening at age 40

Senate Republicans Reveal Their Replacement for Obamacare

June 22, 2017 Bill would rein in Medicaid budget more slowly, preserve preexisting condition safeguards, change tax credits

When is Tourette Syndrome Actually Autism?

June 22, 2017 Repetitive behaviors, restricted interests occur in both disorders, make correct diagnosis tricky, researchers report

Secondhand Smoke Still Plagues Some Cancer Survivors

June 22, 2017 Study found they face health risks from continued exposure

Many Doctors Silent on Cost of Cancer Care

June 21, 2017 Topic is often ignored, even though 'financial toxicity' is a growing concern, researcher says

Head Position May Not Affect Outcome After Stroke

June 21, 2017 International study suggests patients will do as well sitting up as following doctor's orders to lie on their backs

Rogue Genes May Cause Some ALS Cases

June 21, 2017 Most people with Lou Gehrig's disease have no known family history of it

Depressed Back Pain Patients Often Get Opioids

June 21, 2017 Study finds they are also more apt to get higher doses of the highly addictive painkillers

Posture Pointers for Computer Jockeys

June 21, 2017 How to overcome that deskside slump