Watching TV Action Shows Prompts Overeating: Cornell Study
Watching action shows on TV may be bad for your waistline, a new study contends. People eat much more snack food while watching action films and programs than something less exciting, according to the Cornell University researchers. We find that if you're watching an...... [Full Story]
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Belly Fat Especially Bad for Blood Pressure
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Addiction Fear Keeps Many Cancer Patients in Pain: Study
Fears of opioid abuse and addiction might be keeping patients with advanced cancer from getting enough pain medicine, researchers say. 'At the end of life, we should feel comfortable providing whatever necessary to control pain,' said Joel Hyatt. [Full Story]
Exercise Needed to Reap Wine's Heart-Healthy Benefits: Study
At the European Society of Cardiology Congress, researchers from the Czech Republic presented a first of its kind study in which they concluded that wine has its greatest cardiovascular benefits for those who exercise. [Full Story]
Scientists Uncover Dyslexic Brain Differences
Researchers have discovered that people with dyslexia have disrupted network connections in their brains. Dyslexia -- the most commonly diagnosed learning disorder in the United States -- causes problems with reading and writing. [Full Story]
Joan Rivers on Life Support
Comedian Joan Rivers remained on life support on Tuesday after being hospitalized in serious condition due to cardiac arrest, her daughter Melissa said. Rivers, 81, was hospitalized in New York last week after she stopped breathing during a vocal cord procedure. [Full Story]
Americans' Eating Habits Improve - Except Among Poor
Americans' eating habits have improved - except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a 12-year study found. [Full Story]
Eating Pistachios Can Prevent Diabetes: Study
For people who may be headed for Type 2 diabetes, regularly eating pistachios might help turn the tide, according to a new trial from Spain. [Full Story]
Tea Drinkers Have Better Health: Study
A new study reveals that drinking tea could reduce non-cardiovascular mortality by 24 percent, possibly thanks to a combination of tea's antioxidant content and the other healthy lifestyle habits that tea drinkers often maintain. [Full Story]
Artificial Hips Blamed for Poisoning Patients
Johnson Johnson (JNJ), which set aside $2.5 billion last year to resolve claims that 8,000 of its artificial hips were defective, faces a new round of lawsuits over another line of hip implants blamed for poisoning patients. [Full Story]
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