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Health Highlights: Sept. 26, 2017
  • Major U.S. Study Will Examine Precision Medicine

  • Sleep Deprivation a Serious Threat to Health: Expert


Health Tip: Identify Symptoms of Chronic Fatigue

Here are typical warning signs


Health Tip: Making End-of-Life Wishes Known

Things to consider for advanced directives


The Benefits of Simply Moving More

You can improve heart health without structured exercise


Blacks, Elderly Missing From U.S. Cancer Clinical Trials

Women are also underrepresented, researchers find


Breast Cancer Radiation 'Less Scary' Than Thought

Majority of patients report more tolerable experience than they expected


Cancer Distress May Lead to Missed Appointments

Doctors should consider patient's mental well-being, researcher says


Cancer Patients May Have Undiagnosed Depression

Mental health screening at start of and during cancer treatment is vital, study author says


Health Highlights: Sept. 25, 2017
  • Major U.S. Study Will Examine Precision Medicine

  • Sleep Deprivation a Serious Threat to Health: Expert



Mastectomy Study Confirms 'Jolie Effect'

Preventive breast cancer surgeries rose after the actress publicized her decision


Nerve Stimulation Pulls Patient From 15-Year Vegetative State

But patient is only 'minimally conscious,' study author says


Putting Wine on a Diet

Calories come with that enjoyable taste


Stopping Aspirin Tied to Quick Rise in Heart Attack, Stroke Risk

Swedish study finds those who quit the daily low-dose pill face a more rapid risk of cardio woes


Where It's Legal, One-Quarter of Cancer Patients Use Medical Pot

But patients in Washington state say doctors provide little information about the drug


Don't Let the Tick Stick

Dermatology expert offers advice on tick removal and avoiding them in the first place


How Would Your Family Weather a Disaster?

Failure to plan is the number one mistake


Even a Little More Activity Could Save Millions of Lives

Think of walking to work or cleaning as low-cost preventive medicine


More Teen Dads?

Report finds number of teen moms stays stable while it goes up for males


Yoga May Bring Better Sleep to Breast Cancer Patients

As little as two times a week seemed to make a difference over long term

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