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Fit Body at 40 May Keep Brain Bright at 60

Posted on March 4, 2015
Tests show higher midlife fitness levels tied to greater brain volume, function decades later

Common Drug for Irregular Heartbeat Tied to Worse Outcomes

Posted on March 4, 2015
But study group taking digoxin may have been sicker overall, cardiologist notes

Decrease in Air Pollution Tied to Healthier Lungs in Children

Posted on March 4, 2015
Long-term Los Angeles-area study finds kids' lungs develop better with less smog

Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Stem Further Damage After Heart Attack

Posted on March 4, 2015
Survivors who took large, daily dose of prescription-only capsules showed less decline in heart function

7 Tips for New Caregivers

Posted on March 4, 2015
WebMD has tips for new caregivers, including legal and financial issues and how to find out about community resources.

FDA Orders Warning Labels on Testosterone Drugs

Posted on March 4, 2015
FDA Orders Warning Labels on Testosterone Drugs

Heroin Overdose Deaths Quadruple Since 2000

Posted on March 4, 2015
Lethal poisonings from prescription painkillers down slightly, U.S. report says

Fried Foods Tied to Raised Heart Failure Risk

Posted on March 3, 2015
Eaten regularly, they might boost chances as much as 68 percent, study finds

Typical Adult Over 30 Gets Flu Twice Every 10 Years: Study

Posted on March 3, 2015
Infection hits younger people more often, maybe because they mingle in larger groups, researcher suggests

Surgery Patients Might Not Need Sedative Before Anesthesia

Posted on March 3, 2015
Experts say trend in U.S. is not to give patients these calming meds before procedure