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Check for Bone Loss

In Your Health Minute, A new study suggests many people with bone loss may be under treated. Researchers found just 19-percent of osteoporosis patients got adequate…

Healthy Hearts for Women

In Your Health Minute, Most young women don't worry about their heart health. Researchers from Boston Children's Hospital surveyed over 300 women between 15 and 24 years old. Only 10…

Smoking and Diabetes

In Your Health Minute, A new Harvard study suggests quitting smoking is worth it for people with diabetes even if they gain some weight. Researchers tracked the…

Prenatal Vitamins and Autism

In Your Health Minute, Taking prenatal vitamins early in pregnancy might lower the risk of autism in high-risk kids. A new study followed over 200 children who had sibling…

Autism and Sleep Problems

In Your Health Minute, Children with autism are more likely to have sleep problems. That's according to a new study form Children's Hospital of Colorado. Researchers looked at…

Do You Use a Fitness Tracker

Your Health Minute, A separate study suggests there are benefits of using fitness trackers in hospitals. Researchers from Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles used Fitbits to monitor patients activity after…

Try to Sit Less

In Your Health Minute, Any type or amount or exercise can help you live longer. Researchers from Columbia University tracked the physical activity of 8 thousand adults. They found…

Sleep and Heart Disease

In Your Health Minute, A new study reveals the importance of a good night's sleep. Researchers used image techniques to look at the blood vessels of nearly 4 thousand middle aged…