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Men's Testosterone Supplements May Be Losing Appeal

TUESDAY, July 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The "low-T" craze appears to be waning, with fewer men in the United States turning to testosterone therapy as a way to stave off aging and sexual decline.

Blacks Have Shorter Life Spans After Surviving Heart Stoppage: Study

MONDAY, July 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Black patients who survive cardiac arrest during a U.S. hospital stay have poorer long-term survival odds than their white peers, new research suggests.

Scientists Target Cellular 'Fountain of Youth' to Extend Mouse Life Span

MONDAY, July 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Interested in turning back the hands of time and living a longer, healthier life? Scientists say their work with aged mice might have gotten a small step closer to that goal.

Drinking and Driving: A Deadly July 4 Cocktail

TUESDAY, July 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The July Fourth holiday is one of the year's deadliest in the United States, and drunken driving is a major reason.

Binge Drinking: A Hazard for Teen Bones?

THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Teen girls who regularly toss back four or five alcoholic drinks may be setting themselves up for a lifetime of lower bone density, new research suggests.

Girls, Young Women Fall Short on Exercise: Study

MONDAY, June 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Many teens and young adults in the United States -- particularly women and girls -- are physically inactive, a new study reveals.

Health Tip: Providing End of Life Care

(HealthDay News) -- End of life care is focused on easing pain and comforting a person who is dying.

Making Life With Dementia More Bearable

THURSDAY, May 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- When loved ones develop dementia, it's hard to know how to make their lives better. But now researchers have pinpointed ways to help these folks live as well as possible.

More Doubt Cast on Surgery for Spinal Compression Fractures

THURSDAY, May 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- In a new study, a widely used form of spinal surgery was no more effective than placebo in treating spinal fracture pain for people with osteoporosis.

After Age 50, Yearly Eye Checks May Catch Common Cause of Vision Loss

SATURDAY, April 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- As the U.S. population ages, vision loss caused by age-related macular degeneration is likely to increase, an ophthalmologist says.

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