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Death rates soar among people hospitalized for opioids

MIAMI | AFP | Monday 12/4/2017 – People who are hospitalized for opioids — including prescription painkillers and heroin — are four times

Diabetes may lead to a greater risk for Alzheimer’s, dementia and memory loss

by Cindy Goodman MIAMI, November 26, 2017 – For people with Type 2 diabetes, there is an additional incentive for keeping

In US, 4 in 10 cancers due to ‘modifiable risk’ study finds

MIAMI | AFP | Tuesday 11/21/2017 – About four in 10 cancers in the United States are due to lifestyle choices

Risk of heart attack spikes after flu, pneumonia: study

MIAMI | AFP – Coming down with the flu, bronchitis or pneumonia can dramatically raise the risk of a heart attack — up

More exercise for kids could save US billions on health: study

Miami, | AFP | 5/1/2017 – Increasing the number of young children who exercise for just under a half hour a few times

New gene test may tell onset date of Alzheimer’s

MIAMI | AFP | Tuesday 3/21/2017 – International researchers said Tuesday they have found a way to assess a person’s genetic

Paired-off Americans have sex less often: study

MIAMI, AFP | Tuesday 3/14/2017 – Americans are having less sex than they did in the past two decades, and couples who are

Tobacco linked to 40 percent of US cancers

MIAMI, United States | AFP | 11/10/2016 – Tobacco use remains the most preventable cause of cancer, and 40 percent of diagnosed US

‘Morning sickness’ linked to lower miscarriage risk: study

MIAMI, United States | AFP | Monday 9/26/2016 – Morning sickness is linked to a lower risk of miscarriage, according to research out

Heart disease epidemic will rise in China: study

MIAMI | AFP | 8/15/2016 – China is facing an epidemic of heart disease brought on by a shift toward the Western lifestyle,