SENIORHEALTH:
Are Today's Teens Putting the Brakes on Adulthood?: They're often postponing traditional 'milestones' to growing up, study suggests
Do Nursing Home Workers Change Gloves Often Enough?:
U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fall: But more cases are expected as baby boomers age, report says
Young Americans Lead Rise in Suicide Attempts: People with less education, greater mental woes more likely to try, researchers say
Take a Stand Against Sitting Too Much: Couch potatoes might help cut their risk of early death by getting up every 30 minutes, study finds
Many May Get Hospice Care Too Late: Study suggests that most end-of-life care occurs in final 2 weeks
Remember This: A Healthy Body Keeps the Mind Sharp, Too: Major heart health groups say exercise, good diet can help you maintain memory as you age
Is Dementia Declining Among Older Americans?: Rates have fallen among those 70 and older; gains against heart disease might explain trend
America's New Dads Are Older Than Ever: Average age of new fathers has risen to 31, study finds
Too Much TV May Cost You Your Mobility: Excessive sitting after 50 is tied to disability, study finds
Smoking Linked to Frailty in Seniors: But study also found those who had quit didn't suffer same fate
Young Adults May Be Ignoring High Blood Pressure: Only 4 in 10 with the condition get it under control, study reports
More Than Half of Americans Will Need Nursing Home Care: Study: More short-term stays the biggest factor fueling the increase
Pot Won't Harm Healthy Young People's Kidneys, Study Suggests: Researchers recommend more study on older users
Patients' Hearing Loss May Mean Poorer Medical Care: Misunderstandings raise the risk for medical errors, study finds
Do Fewer Nightly Dreams Mean Higher Dementia Risk in Seniors?: For every 1 percent drop in sleep's REM phase, a 9 percent jump in odds for thinking, memory troubles, study found
Caregiving Needs Double as End of Life Nears: Most rely on family members to provide that support, researchers say
Dementia Care: A Huge Financial Burden for U.S. Families: Annual costs may top $320,000, study estimates
Lower Blood Pressure Best for Seniors' Minds: And study found that healthy reductions may benefit blacks even more than whites
A Little Drinking Might Lengthen Your Life: Study: But researchers stress too much alcohol can increase risk of early death
Skeletons Give Clues to Americans' Rising Arthritis Rates: Study suggests reasons for pained knees go beyond the usual suspects -- obesity and aging
Taking a Stand on Staying Mobile After 80: Standing exercises better than sitting ones for preserving walking skills, study finds
How Safe and Effective Is Your Sunscreen?: One out of three may not offer the right protection, study suggests
Yoga May Boost Aging Brains: Changes seen in areas involved with attention and memory, but it's not yet clear if yoga is the cause
For Cancer Patients in the ER, Delirium Linked to Poor Outcomes: Seriously confused people were more likely to be hospitalized and to die early, study finds