Men's Health: Quit Smoking for Better Bone Health

Lung cancer. Heart disease. Stroke. You probably already know that smoking can lead to these health hazards. A recent study found that smoking may be especially bad for men's bones.

For Your Child: More Teens Skimping on Sleep

Staying up late and sleeping in. Biologically, your teen’s brain may be programmed to such a sleep cycle. Only it isn’t helping him or her secure needed shuteye. In fact, more teens today are skimping on sleep, says a recent study.

Cancer Awareness: Could That Cup of Coffee Stop Skin Cancer?

Coffee may help prevent cancers such as cancers of the breast and liver. One recent study points to the beverage's possible protective effect against melanoma.

Focus on Health: Does Diet Matter Against Alzheimer’s Disease?

Eating a healthy diet may help prevent many diseases. A recent study suggests certain foods may work against this disabling brain illness, too.

Women's Health: More Women Are Using Hormone Therapy

A woman’s body goes through many changes during menopause. Changing hormone levels can cause problems such as hot flashes, vaginal dryness, and night sweats. A recent study suggests more women may be trying bioidentical hormones to ease these symptoms. But they may not know exactly what they are taking.

Heart Care: The Benefits of Mitral Valve Repair

Your heart acts as a well-oiled machine. With each beat, it pumps blood to all parts of your body. Sometimes this process isn’t as efficient as it should be. That may be the case for people who have problems with their mitral valve. Surgery may fix this valve, and improve overall well-being, a recent study found.

Chronic Condition News: Hip Replacement a Popular Choice

Pain and stiffness in the hip can make everyday activities hard to do. So much so that some sufferers may choose a hip replacement. They often do so when other treatments fail to work. A recent study highlights just how popular this procedure has become in the U.S.

Focus on Health: Adults: Be Safe When Biking

More Americans are rolling on 2 wheels these days. Biking is a healthy way to cruise around. Plus, more people are choosing to bike to work. But a recent report suggests safety may not always be a top priority for riders.

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