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Health isn't always about medicine. Here at US Health Today, we support healthy living as both preventative and curative measures. From alternative medicine approaches to details on what your body needs at your stage in life, our Living Well news focuses on what you can do to live better and happier. Diet and exercise form a core for a healthy lifestyle, but there are many options out there with false sources and false claims. We back our research with studies and fact to ensure that our readers receive only the highest-quality tips and tricks.

Kids’ OD Risk Rises When Opioids Left Out at Home

Odds of overdose more than double if parent takes powerful narcotic instead of milder pain med, study findsA child's risk of a potentially fatal...

Repeat Head Hits May Not Put NFL Players at Risk of...

Study aimed to see if former pro football players faced the same fate as many professional boxers Repeated hits to the head may not...

Ready for Spring Break? Have Fun But Play It Safe

Drinking too much can affect your judgment, increasing your risk for injury, CDC warnsSpring break is a time to kick back and have fun,...

Is Surgery Always Needed for Kids’ Appendicitis?

Review found many with inflamed appendix were fine with antibiotics alone, but more research neededSkipping surgery and treating appendicitis with antibiotics alone may be...

Lingering Baby Weight? Don’t Blame the Pregnancy

Researchers find weight gain speeds up a year after delivery, suggest motherhood might be the reason whyWomen have long blamed pregnancy for weight gains...

Dealing With Diabetes Distress

The blood sugar disease often comes with enormous mental and emotional strains, specialists sayPeople with diabetes have to think about their condition and make...

Imaging Study Confirms Brain Differences in People With ADHD

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity should be considered a brain disorder, researchers sayResearchers who pinpointed brain differences in people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) say their findings show the...

Experimental Test Can Spot Autism in Infancy

Researchers report brain scans plus computer algorithm show which high-risk babies might develop the disorderIn what they call a first, researchers say they can...

America in 2017: Pass the Prozac, Please

Toxic politics, threats of terrorism have many on edge, survey findsMany Americans are stressed about the future of the country, and politics and terrorism...

Low-Income Kids More Likely to Have ADHD, Asthma

Autism more often diagnosed among children in higher-income families, study findsChildren in families struggling to make ends meet are developing asthma and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder...
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