Cellphone use puts pedestrians off-balance
Cellphone use puts pedestrians off-balance

Cellphone users blundering into signs, lampposts, other people and traffic have become a recurring sidewalk sight in many places.

No link between Tdap vaccine, autism: study
No link between Tdap vaccine, autism: study

Children born to women who got the Tdap vaccine during pregnancy have no greater risk of autism than other kids, a new study finds.

Here's what makes seniors feel and act younger
Here's what makes seniors feel and act younger

A pair of new studies points towards two potential paths to the fountain of youth.

Exercise really can chase away the blues... to a point
Exercise really can chase away the blues... to a point

Exercise is good for your mental health, as long as you don't overdo it, researchers say.

5 special splurges that don't break the calorie bank
5 special splurges that don't break the calorie bank

You can splurge from time to time and still lose weight when you choose foods that are lavish but also low-calorie.

Barriers to doctor-nurse communications thwart care
Barriers to doctor-nurse communications thwart care

A "power gap" between doctors and nurses contributes to poor communication that puts hospital patients at risk, a new study contends.

Better blood test may spot heart attack faster
Better blood test may spot heart attack faster

A new blood test can help emergency room doctors more quickly determine whether patients with chest pain are having a heart attack, a U.S. study confirms.

Google Glass helps kids with autism navigate emotions of others
Google Glass helps kids with autism navigate emotions of others

Donji Cullenbine's young son, Alex, has autism, but when he put on a pair of Google Glass smartglasses they helped him recognize the emotions of others through their facial expressions.

How much daily exercise do you really need?
How much daily exercise do you really need?

Hopefully, you enjoy exercising and don't watch the clock, impatient for it to be over.

How severe brain injuries might trigger dementia
How severe brain injuries might trigger dementia

A single traumatic brain injury can raise a person's risk of dementia, a new study suggests.

Big slice of red meat allergies tied to tick bites
Big slice of red meat allergies tied to tick bites

Deer ticks are scary enough. Now, scientists have linked bites from the lone star tick to about one-third of all potentially life-threatening allergic reactions around Tennessee.

New drug reverses hair loss in mice
New drug reverses hair loss in mice

An experimental drug reversed hair loss, hair whitening and skin inflammation in mice that were first fed a diet high in fat and cholesterol.

3-Pronged approach to cancer prevention
3-Pronged approach to cancer prevention

Need another reason to improve your diet and start exercising? Doing so could help ward off cancer, a new study finds.

Science-based diet tips that really work
Science-based diet tips that really work

There's no shortage of good diet advice, but the following tips have scientific research to support them.

FDA approves 1st generic EpiPen
FDA approves 1st generic EpiPen

The first generic version of the EpiPen was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday, paving the way for more affordable versions of the lifesaving allergy emergency medication.

Here's what predicts a woman's odds of living till 90
Here's what predicts a woman's odds of living till 90

Women whose mothers lived a long and healthy life have a good chance of doing the same, a new study suggests.

Give your child a head start with math
Give your child a head start with math

Many kids struggle with math -- and for a number of reasons.

Lung cancer screening's downside not discussed enough
Lung cancer screening's downside not discussed enough

The potential risks of lung cancer screening are often left out when doctors and patients discuss the issue, a new report suggests.

Early onset type 1 diabetes linked to heart disease, shorter life
Early onset type 1 diabetes linked to heart disease, shorter life

People with type 1 diabetes have a much greater risk of serious heart problems and early death, especially if they were diagnosed before age 10, new research suggests.

Elective labor induction may cut c-section risk
Elective labor induction may cut c-section risk

Contrary to what doctors have thought, women who opt to have their labor induced in the 39th week of pregnancy do not face a heightened risk of cesarean section, a new clinical trial finds.

For seniors, getting physical protects the heart
For seniors, getting physical protects the heart

If you're in your early 60s, becoming more active may reduce your risk of heart disease, researchers report.

Access to diabetes drugs improved under Affordable Care Act: study
Access to diabetes drugs improved under Affordable Care Act: study

People with diabetes face a host of expenses related to their disease, but some relief may now be available in states that expanded Medicaid eligibility as part of the Affordable Care Act.

Recognizing early childhood speech problems
Recognizing early childhood speech problems

You eagerly await baby's first words and delight at his growing vocabulary. But that excitement may cause you to miss speech problems that should be corrected quickly.

The five best Wear OS devices right now
The five best Wear OS devices right now

There are a ton of different Wear OS watches out there, but which one's right for you? No matter what you're looking for from a smartwatch, here are the five best Wear OS watches out there.

June 25th, 4:16 pm
Make some time for the best smartwatch deals out there right now
Make some time for the best smartwatch deals out there right now

Smartwatches have come a long way since their humble beginnings, and now is the time to buy one if you haven't already. We've rounded up the best smartwatch deals available right now.

April 30th, 3:59 pm
The time is right to take advantage of these Apple Watch deals for May 2018
The time is right to take advantage of these Apple Watch deals for May 2018

The Apple Watch has surged to prominence in recent years. If you're in the market for an iOS wearable, we've sniffed out the best Apple Watch deals available right now for all three models of this great smartwatch.

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