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Patients with primary care doctors get higher quality care

They have a better patient experience too.

Published: 02/22/2019

Does prediabetes put your heart in danger?

The answer may depend on how you respond to the diagnosis.

Published: 02/21/2019

Regular human insulin is as safe and effective as pricy options

Switching to an older form of insulin saved money without affecting health, study finds.

Published: 02/20/2019

Lowering blood pressure may cut risk of mild cognitive impairment

This is the first sign there may be a way to help prevent a well-known risk factor for dementia.

Published: 02/19/2019

After pre-eclampsia, aspirin may lower midlife stroke risk

The findings are promising, but more research is needed.

Published: 02/18/2019

When the weather outside is frightful, a salad can be delightful

Even when it's cold out, a salad can still be a good menu option. Find out how to add some fun, healthy flavor to this winter meal.

Published: 02/17/2019

Hand sanitizers 101: Tips for effective, safe use

If your hands are visibly dirty, handwashing is better

Published: 02/16/2019

Alarming number of kids hurt in violent assaults

Injuries are a leading cause of death for U.S. school kids.

Published: 02/15/2019

Are you at risk for postpartum depression?

Doctors may be able to predict whether a woman is at risk for postpartum depression.

Published: 02/14/2019

Just thinking of your sweetie may lower blood pressure

You can feel supported even if your partner isn't present.

Published: 02/13/2019

African American smokers face higher risk of PAD

The more cigarettes African Americans smoke, the greater their risk of a serious artery disease.

Published: 02/12/2019

Heart experts recommend newer drugs to treat AFib

Newer blood-thinning medications don't come with the same risks as warfarin.

Published: 02/11/2019

Antibiotic resistance: How to fight it

If you come down with a winter bug, don't assume antibiotics are the answer.

Published: 02/10/2019

8 heart disease myths explained

Debunk some dubious claims during American Heart Month.

Published: 02/09/2019

Bottled or tap water: Which makes green tea healthier?

Find out how to double antioxidants in green tea.

Published: 02/08/2019

Will 'stair snacking' be the next fitness craze?

Climb a stairway to fitness a little at a time.

Published: 02/07/2019

Too many teens missing the protection of HPV shots

Vaccination could prevent thousands of cases of cancer each year, say experts.

Published: 02/06/2019

Heart-smart or not? Daily aspirin may not be worth the risk for many

New research helps clarify conflicting advice about aspirin's role in prevention.

Published: 02/05/2019

After breast cancer: Acupressure eases persistent side effects

New research suggests this therapy can help fatigue, depression, pain, anxiety and sleep.

Published: 02/04/2019

Shorter days can bring on seasonal depression

There's more than one way to treat this common condition.

Published: 02/03/2019

Healthy Super Bowl snacks everyone will root for

Make over your favorite game-day snacks with some simple swaps.

Published: 02/02/2019

You might not have a food allergy after all

About half the people who think they have a food allergy have this instead.

Published: 02/01/2019

How to conquer computer neck

A simple fix could do the trick.

Published: 01/31/2019

Are you due for a Pap test? Don't skip it

Young women in particular tend to skip cervical cancer screenings, a study found.

Published: 01/30/2019

Cellphone laws save motorcyclists' lives

Early evidence suggests motorcycle riders stand to gain the most from distracted driving laws.

Published: 01/29/2019