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Long-term use of inexpensive weight-loss drug may be safe and effective

Long-term use of inexpensive weight-loss drug may be safe and effective

CDC study shows modest improvement in optimal hospital breastfeeding policy

CDC study shows modest improvement in optimal hospital breastfeeding policy

Experts release new action steps to provide best care for older adults with multiple chronic conditions

Experts release new action steps to provide best care for older adults with multiple chronic conditions

Single working mothers are being blamed for childhood obesity

Single working mothers are being blamed for childhood obesity

New data describes way to reliably quantify a person's 'immune age'

New data describes way to reliably quantify a person's 'immune age'

Researchers find link between early menarche and high blood pressure

Researchers find link between early menarche and high blood pressure

Patients experiment with prescription drugs to fight aging

Patients experiment with prescription drugs to fight aging

Updated intake recommendations for sodium and potassium

Updated intake recommendations for sodium and potassium

Australian women urged to increase physical activity and prevent chronic disease

Australian women urged to increase physical activity and prevent chronic disease

Recommending adults to get pneumococcal vaccine at age 50 may be effective guidance

Recommending adults to get pneumococcal vaccine at age 50 may be effective guidance

Immigrant Asian American women have higher breast cancer risk than U.S.-born counterparts

Immigrant Asian American women have higher breast cancer risk than U.S.-born counterparts

Listening to older patients who want to stop dialysis

Listening to older patients who want to stop dialysis

Biologist uses new grant to find ways to eliminate schistosomiasis

Biologist uses new grant to find ways to eliminate schistosomiasis

Bio-Rad launches new digital PCR system and kit for monitoring treatment response in CML patients

Bio-Rad launches new digital PCR system and kit for monitoring treatment response in CML patients

New mouse model replicates development and progression of Type I diabetes

New mouse model replicates development and progression of Type I diabetes

Low physical fitness during adolescence associated with later receipt of disability pension

Low physical fitness during adolescence associated with later receipt of disability pension

Targeting aging process itself can lead to better and more effective interventions

Targeting aging process itself can lead to better and more effective interventions

New solutions needed to improve care and reduce cost of high-need, high-cost patients

New solutions needed to improve care and reduce cost of high-need, high-cost patients

Frail seniors find ways to live independently

Frail seniors find ways to live independently

Study shows that aging and chronic diseases share common genetic factors

Study shows that aging and chronic diseases share common genetic factors