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1 in 10 Stroke Rehab Interruptions May Be Preventable

FRIDAY, Sept. 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Interruptions in inpatient rehabilitation occur for some stroke survivors and patients with brain and spinal cord injuries, a new study finds. Read more

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Less Safe for Men With Prior Heart Attack

FRIDAY, Sept. 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Men diagnosed with prostate cancer often receive hormone-depleting therapy to help fight the tumor. But a new study suggests that the treatment may pose a risk to men who've previously suffered a heart attack. Read more

It May Be Time to Punt on Your Favorite Football Fare

FRIDAY, Sept. 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Fried foods and free-flowing beer may be the norm at many football or tailgate parties, but the American Heart Association (AHA) says there are many healthier options. Read more

CDC: Pregnant Women Should Avoid Southeast Asia Due to Zika

FRIDAY, Sept. 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Zika continues to extend its reach around the globe, with U.S. health officials now urging women to delay travel to 11 countries in Southeast Asia where the virus is circulating. Read more

Presidential debate: In 10 charts, what are the facts?

Did the candidates debate the matters important to you? Did their statements match the facts… Read more


Queen Latifah Puts Heart Failure Center Stage

FRIDAY, Sept. 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- When her mother was diagnosed with heart failure, the award-winning singer and actress Queen Latifah was shocked. Read more

Smoking Bans May Keep Young Men From Heavy Smoking

FRIDAY, Sept. 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking bans may help reduce smoking among young American men, a new study finds. Read more

'Mindfulness'-Based Approach Could Help You Stay Slim

FRIDAY, Sept. 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A weight-loss therapy that focuses on personal values and "mindful" decision-making may help people shed more pounds, a new clinical trial suggests. Read more


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33 salads that have more fat than a McDonald's milkshake

Looking to cut calories? Skip these salads. Read more

Which Panera Bread foods have the most calories?

Panera is casual dining, but at least it's not as unhealthy as Burger King and McDonald's—or so people think. Read more

Considering plastic surgery? Here are the most common procedures

Plastic surgery began during World War I when doctor Harold Gillies used skin grafts, as well as a "tube pedicle," to fix faces of s… Read more

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Health Tip: Health Risks of Childhood Obesity

(HealthDay News) -- Obesity among children can lead to numerous health problems now and for many years to come. Read more

Health Tip: Why Can't I Stop Sweating?

(HealthDay News) -- Everyone sweats, but sweating profusely may be a sign of hyperhidrosis, the medical term for excessive sweating. Read more

'Artificial Pancreas' Approved for Type 1 Diabetes

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The first automated insulin delivery device for type 1 diabetes has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for people aged 14 and older. Read more