Chronic Ills May Add Up to a Shortened Life Span

Study finds combination of diabetes, heart disease and stroke can cut up to 15 years of life expectancy

Health Highlights: July 7, 2015

  • More Countries Need to Place High Taxes on Tobacco: WHO

  • Stella & Chewy's Pet Products Recalled

Health Tip: Help Kids Prevent Stress

Teach coping techniques while they're young

Health Tip: Is Arthritis Affecting Your Hands?

Swelling, stiffness and pain may be symptoms

Heroin Use on the Rise Among Women, Wealthier People, CDC Finds

Prescription painkiller addiction often precedes use of street drug

How Long Do Patients With Clots in the Lung Need Blood Thinners?

New French study suggests that anti-clotting drugs may be needed for the very long term

Stroke Tied to Long-Term Mental Decline

Deterioration centers around ability to think, plan, study finds

Tiny Brain Lesions Linked to Raised Risk of Stroke Death

Even in those with no symptoms, small damaged areas were tied to greater odds of stroke, study finds

'Watchful Waiting' Becoming More Common for Prostate Cancer Patients

Study finds men with low-risk disease often getting monitoring over surgery, radiation, hormone therapy

Who's Most Likely to Get Addicted to Their Narcotic Painkiller?

People with a history of smoking or abusing drugs at highest risk of long-term use, study found