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A brisk 25-minute walk every day can slash your risk of dying from a heart attack by half, and add seven years to your life, say researchers at Germany's Saarland University.... [Full Story]
Drug Giants Join Forces to Fight Alzheimer's
Novartis and Amgen are joining forces in the hunt for an Alzheimer's [Full Story]
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Scientists Get Closer to Cure for Genetic Deafness
In a laboratory at Boston Children's Hospital a cure for genetic deafness [Full Story]
'Watchful Waiting' Safe for Prostate Cancer: Johns Hopkins Study
Most men with prostate cancers that are carefully monitored are unlikely [Full Story]
3 in 4 Americans Have Prematurely Old Hearts
Three out of four American adults have a heart that's older than their [Full Story]
US Smoking Rate Falls to 15 Percent
The U.S. smoking rate continues to decline, with just over 15 percent of adults reporting they're current smokers, a new government survey reveals. That's down from nearly 17 percent in 2014 and almost 18 percent in 2013. [Full Story]
Are New Cholesterol Drugs Right for You?
Should you take cholesterol drugs? Your doctor may have asked himself the same question. Most experts believe the drugs are cheap and effective, and clinical trials have found few side effects. [Full Story]
The Case Against Occasional Antidepressant Use
It may be harmful to use antidepressants only occasionally, the American Psychiatric Association advises. Patients should give themselves several weeks to taper off. [Full Story]
Golfer John Daly Back on Course After Suffering Collapsed Lung
John Daly was out of the hospital and playing golf again less than 24 hours after he was stricken on the course with what he says was a collapsed lung. [Full Story]
Cup of Coffee Can Lower Golf Score, Study Finds
A moderate dose of caffeine equivalent to one cup of coffee may help combat fatigue and shave about two strokes off the scores of skilled collegiate players, according to a small study. [Full Story]
Diabetic Women 6 Times More Likely to Suffer Heart Attack
Women with diabetes have a six-fold risk of suffering a heart attack, according to new research presented this week by medical investigators from the Institute of Cardiology in Warsaw, Poland. [Full Story]
The Big Calcium Lie: What Your Doctor Doesn't Know About Bone Health
True or false: You must take calcium to have strong bones and prevent osteoporosis. Definitely false, says Dr. Robert Thompson, M.D., a top bone expert. [Full Story]
Older People Getting Smarter, But Not Fitter: Study
Modern technology is making older brains younger, but their health is declining, according to a new study published in the journal PLOS ONE. [Full Story]
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