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Anti-Smoking Policies May Also Curtail Drinking
Anti-Smoking Policies May Also Curtail Drinking TUESDAY, Sept. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Cigarette tax hikes and smoke-free policies have not only cut tobacco use in the United States, they may have led to a noticeable drop in alcohol consumption, ...
ACL Tear Won't Keep Most College Athletes From Returning to Play: Study
ACL Tear Won't Keep Most College Athletes From Returning to Play: Study FRIDAY, Sept. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It's a debilitating injury, but an ACL tear typically doesn't mean the end of a college athlete's career, a new study finds. The researc...
Avoid the Fall Sports Injury Trap
Avoid the Fall Sports Injury Trap SATURDAY, Sept. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young athletes hitting the playing fields this fall should be reminded that aches and pains might signal an undiagnosed sports injury, experts say. And "playing through the...
American Doctor Exposed to Ebola Admitted to NIH Hospital
American Doctor Exposed to Ebola Admitted to NIH Hospital MONDAY, Sept. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Another American doctor exposed to the Ebola virus while working in West Africa was admitted Sunday to a hospital at the National Institutes of Health...
Antibiotic Use Before Age 2 Might Raise Obesity Risk, Study Says
Antibiotic Use Before Age 2 Might Raise Obesity Risk, Study Says MONDAY, Sept. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children who are given broad-spectrum antibiotics before the age of 2 may face a slightly higher risk of becoming obese during childhood, new r...
ADHD Can Hamper School Performance as Early as 2nd Grade, Study Says
ADHD Can Hamper School Performance as Early as 2nd Grade, Study Says MONDAY, Sept. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder can harm a child's academic performance and social skills as early as the second grade, a new Aust...
After-School Exercise Yields Brain Gains: Study
After-School Exercise Yields Brain Gains: Study MONDAY, Sept. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Regular daily exercise appears to improve children's attention and multi-tasking skills, according to a new study. Elementary school-age students who participat...
Adults Over 45 Not Meeting U.S. Muscle Strengthening Guidelines, Study Says
Adults Over 45 Not Meeting U.S. Muscle Strengthening Guidelines, Study Says FRIDAY, Sept. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although there is mounting evidence that muscle-strength training provides key health benefits, most middle-aged and older adults in...
Avian Flu In Harbor Seals Could Infect People
Avian Flu In Harbor Seals Could Infect People FRIDAY, Sept. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The avian flu that killed 160 harbor seals in New England in 2011 could be spread through respiratory drops and therefore poses a potential threat to humans, acco...
Almost Everyone Needs a Flu Shot: CDC
Almost Everyone Needs a Flu Shot: CDC THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Less than half of all Americans got a flu shot last year, so U.S. health officials on Thursday urged that everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated for the coming flu ...