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'Spare Tire' May Be Tougher on Your Heart Than 'Love Handles'

MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Belly fat -- especially hidden fat deep in the gut -- may indicate increased risk for heart disease, a new study suggests.

The six-year study of more than 1,000 adults found people with a "spare tire" in their midsection had a greater risk for heart disease compared to those with visible flab...

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  • September 26, 2016
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New Type of Radiation Treatment May Up Survival for Older Lung Cancer Patients

MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Cutting-edge radiation therapy seems to provide a significant survival advantage for older people with early stage lung cancer who aren't strong enough for surgery, a pair of new studies suggests.

The therapy is called stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) and it's been available for abou...

  • Dennis Thompson
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  • September 26, 2016
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Always Feeling Lonely? Maybe It's in Your DNA

MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with a lifelong inclination towards loneliness can probably place at least some of the blame on their genes, a large analysis suggests.

The finding stems from a study involving nearly 11,000 men and women aged 50 and older. All were participants in a U.S. National Institute on Aging stu...

  • Alan Mozes
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  • September 26, 2016
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Is Morning Sickness a Good Thing?

MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- While morning sickness may make you miserable in the early months of your pregnancy, it can signal that your baby is healthy and normal, new research shows.

In the study, those who endured the nausea and vomiting of morning sickness were 50 percent to 75 percent less likely to experience a pr...

  • Dennis Thompson
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  • September 26, 2016
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Cancer Treatment More Likely to Leave Blacks in Debt

MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Black cancer survivors are more likely than whites to wind up in debt or forego treatment due to cost, a new study finds.

"More than 1.6 million adults are diagnosed with cancer in the United States each year, and many face some form of financial hardship related to cancer and cancer treatment...

  • Mary Elizabeth Dallas
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  • September 26, 2016
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Eliminate Sweetened Drinks, Cut Kids' Sugar Intake

MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Looking for the quickest way to cut added sugar from your kid's diet?

Eliminate sugar-sweetened drinks, a nutrition expert says.

Added sugar is a term used to describe any sugars that are added to foods or used in the processing and preparing foods or beverages. This includes sweeten...

  • Mary Elizabeth Dallas
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  • September 26, 2016
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