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Can't Sleep and Can't Relax? The Heart Might Be at Risk

Struggling to fall asleep or relax may do more than cause damage at work or home — it could damage the heart.

Ovarian Problem May Have Other Health Effects

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and infertility have been well-known dance partners for many years. Now new evidence suggests that PCOS is also dancing with a lot of other chronic health issues.

Kicking Cancer by Kicking the Habit

Quitting smoking may benefit more than just the lungs of prostate cancer patients. It may improve the course of their treatment.

Anticholinergics May Carry Surprising Risk for Older Adults

Medications for allergies, depression and incontinence can be lifesavers. However, they may have some surprising effects on mental health.

How Your Drinking Patterns May Affect Your Liver

Drinking too much can be unhealthy for the liver, but taking a break may help. Daily drinking may increase cirrhosis risk, and for those who do drink, wine may be the least damaging option.

What a Daily Drink Might Do for Your Heart

That nightcap or glass of wine with dinner may be doing more than just relaxing you at the end of a long day. It could be boosting your heart health.

Get Help for Depression in Pregnancy

Depression can take all the fun out of being a new mother. Researchers are trying to find better ways to diagnose the problem early.

Skip the Bedtime Booze

Booze at bedtime can mean a restless night for young adults. Young adults who have a drink an hour or so before bedtime may have changes in brain activity tied to disturbed sleep.

Those Temper Tantrums May Mean More Than You Think

Temper tantrums and telling fibs are often a normal part of being a young kid. Some behaviors, however, could be a tip-off that there’s more going on.

Put Down the Fork: Rx Could Curb Binge-Eating

Patients with binge-eating disorder face a lack of approved treatments for their condition. A new medication could give hope to these patients.