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Electronic Health Records Bogging Docs Down - 2018-12-10
"Electronic health records are supposed to help doctors, but stress from using them may lead to burnout -- and primary care doctors are at greatest risk, new research suggests." More

AHA: Sleep Apnea May Double Odds for High Blood Pressure in Blacks - 2018-12-10
"Black adults with high blood pressure that defies standard prescription treatments might want to get screened for sleep apnea, new research suggests." More

Nagging Low Back Pain? Try Mindfulness - 2018-12-10
"Research has shown that mind-body practices can help. These include yoga and cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, which teaches you how to change certain thoughts and behaviors, which are factors involved in sensing pain." More

Family, School Support May Help Stop Bullies in Their Tracks - 2018-12-07
"Children with strong family ties and school support are more likely to try to stop bullying when they see it, new research suggests." More

Health Tip: Improve Your Sleep Habits - 2018-12-07
"Not getting enough sleep can trigger illness, poor performance in daily activities, memory loss and other health concerns, the agency adds." More

More Are Seeking Mental Health Care, But Not Always Those Who Need It Most - 2018-12-07
"About one-third of people with serious distress -- signs of depression, anxiety or deeper mental problems -- do not get the care they need, according to the study." More

Millions of Americans Still Breathing Secondhand Smoke: Report - 2018-12-06
"Despite three decades of declines in secondhand smoke exposure, 58 million Americans -- children included -- are still breathing in tobacco fumes, federal health officials reported Thursday." More

New Approach to Opioid Crisis: Supervised Heroin Injection Programs? - 2018-12-06
"It's not standard practice in the United States, but supervised access to medical-grade heroin may reduce the risk of harm for heroin addicts unable to kick the habit, new research suggests." More

Many Americans Unaware of Promise of Targeted, 'Personalized' Medicine: Poll - 2018-12-06
"Medical science has made tremendous advances in "personalized medicine" -- drugs that fight cancer and other diseases by boosting the immune system or targeting specific genetic traits." More

Opioids Plus Other Drugs a Deadly Mix for Heavy Users - 2018-12-05
"One in four long-term users of opioid painkillers may be at risk for overdose because of overlapping prescriptions for other drugs, researchers report." More

Health Tip: Manage Pain With Opioids - 2018-12-05
"Opioids are often used to treat pain, but they are highly addictive. Every day, more than 100 Americans die from an opioid overdose, the agency says." More

As Gun Violence Grows, U.S. Life Expectancy Drops - 2018-12-05
"Rising rates of gun-related deaths from violence and suicide have contributed to a drop in Americans' life expectancy, a new study shows." More

Health Tip: What Causes Memory Loss? - 2018-12-04
"The agency says anything that affects the processes of thinking and learning can affect memory." More

Most Americans Lie to Their Doctors - 2018-12-04
"As many as 4 out of 5 Americans withhold important information from their doctor that could prove crucial to their health, a new study shows." More

Mental Health Help Becoming Less of a Stigma in Military - 2018-12-03
"Active-duty members of the U.S. military are much more open to the idea of mental health counseling than veterans, a new survey finds." More

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