Living Past 90 Doesn't Doom You to Disease, Disability

THURSDAY, July 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- What if you could live well into your 90s and still be in good health?

Alzheimer's May Hamper Ability to Perceive Pain

WEDNESDAY, July 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Alzheimer's disease may affect people's ability to recognize when they are in pain, a new study shows.

Hormone Therapy Won't Help Memory After Menopause

TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who take estrogen after menopause may believe it helps them maintain their memory and thinking skills, but a new study suggests they are mistaken.

Health Tip: Help Prevent Falls

(HealthDay News) -- Falling and potentially hurting yourself isn't a foregone part of getting older.

Can Comedy Kill?

MONDAY, July 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Watch out Kevin Hart, Amy Schumer and Louis C.K. A new study finds standup comics seem to die at an earlier age than actors.

Poverty Takes Bigger Toll on a Man's Health If He's Black: Study

MONDAY, July 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- While being poor raises the odds of dying early for American black males, it doesn't seem to have the same impact for white males, a new study suggests.

Obamacare Paying Off With Improved Health Care: Report

FRIDAY, July 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new report finds health care improved in much of the United States between 2011 and 2014, mostly because more people were insured and doctors and other providers did a better job.

Cancer Patients, Doctors Often Disagree About Prognosis

FRIDAY, July 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer patients and their doctors often hold different opinions about the patient's chances for survival and how long he or she might live, according to a new study.

Obesity More Deadly for Men Than Women: Study

WEDNESDAY, July 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Obesity is nearly three times more deadly for men than it is for women, new research suggests.

Alzheimer's Gene May Show Effects in Childhood

WEDNESDAY, July 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A gene related to Alzheimer's disease may start to show effects on brain structure and mental sharpness as early as preschool, a new study suggests.