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Poor Sleep, Weight Gain Linked In Sleep Tracking Study

(CNN) - There's more evidence now that not getting your Z's makes it harder to control your appetite. In a new study; researchers used information from smartphone sleep tracking data to record sleep quality for 120,000 people for up…

Study: Storms Can Trigger Asthma Attacks

(CNN) - Older people with asthma may need be careful in severe weather. One study found thunderstorms can trigger severe asthma attacks. Jama Internal Medicine published a research letter on Monday. The letter focused on medicare data for people…

Study: Healthy Eating Lowers Risk Of Heart Disease

(CNN) - A new study confirms eating healthy can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, but you don't have to follow strict guidelines to have an impact. The research was published on Monday in the journal Jama Internal Medicine.…

Study Says Medicare Could Save Billions On Insulin

(CNN) - A new study shows Medicare could save billions of dollars with one change. Negotiating the price of insulin. The study came out on Monday in the journal Jama Internal Medicine. It shows using price formulary and negotiations…

Study: U.S. Throws Away At Least 3,500 Kidneys A Year

(CNN) - A new study has found that the U.S. is throwing away at least 3,500 donated kidneys every year. The study was published in Jama Internal Medicine. It found that between 2004 and 2014, more than 17% of…

Study: IUD Insertions Went Up After Trump's Election

(CNN) - A new study found a bump in one form of birth control use after the 2016 presidential election. According to researchers, more women asked for implants and intrauterine devices often called IUD's in the month after the…

Study: Drinking Coffee Can Extend Life Expectancy

(CNN) - Go ahead and grab another cup of Joe. Another study is out touting the benefits of coffee. Researchers in the United Kingdom looked at how coffee drinking habits affected mortality. It followed more than half a million…

Studies: Legalizing Pot Could Help Opioid Crisis

(CNN) - Could marijuana help curb America's opioid epidemic? According to two studies; the answer is "yes." Researchers compared opioid prescription patterns in states with and without medical cannabis laws. According to the studies, states with medical marijuana had 2.2…

New Study Finds Less Sodium in Packaged Foods

The majority of sodium in our diet comes from packaged foods and beverages. While Americans are consuming less sodium than 15 years ago, a new report in the Journal Of Americam Medicine says there is still much room for improvement.…