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One-Third of Mass Shootings Worldwide Occur in U.S.
One-Third of Mass Shootings Worldwide Occur in U.S. SUNDAY, Aug. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The United States comprises only 5 percent of the global population, but it accounts for 31 percent of public mass shooters worldwide, a new study shows. The...
Only 1 in 5 Gay Teen Boys Get HIV Test
Only 1 in 5 Gay Teen Boys Get HIV Test WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Gay teen boys are much less likely to get tested for HIV than older gay males, researchers report. The researchers surveyed more than 300 gay and bisexual male teens b...
Oldest Sister at Greater Risk of Obesity, Study Contends
Oldest Sister at Greater Risk of Obesity, Study Contends WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Firstborn girls are more likely to be overweight or obese in adulthood than their younger sisters, results of a new study suggest. Firstborns had 29 ...
Obesity May Be Linked to Greater Risk of Stillbirth
Obesity May Be Linked to Greater Risk of Stillbirth FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Obese pregnant women may have a nearly twofold increased risk of stillbirth, a new study says. The leading reasons for that higher risk appear to be high blo...
Only 1 in 10 With Heart Failure Sent to Rehab Programs
Only 1 in 10 With Heart Failure Sent to Rehab Programs WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cardiac rehabilitation programs offer many benefits to heart failure patients, but only one in 10 are referred to such programs, a new study reveals. T...
Ob-Gyn Group Advises on Spotting Dangerous Pregnancy Complication
Ob-Gyn Group Advises on Spotting Dangerous Pregnancy Complication WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Preeclampsia -- a condition where blood pressure in a pregnant woman can rise to life-threatening levels -- is a key complication obstetrici...
One or Two Drinks a Day Might Boost Cancer Risk: Study
One or Two Drinks a Day Might Boost Cancer Risk: Study TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Just one or two drinks a day can increase the risk of certain cancers, researchers report. A new study of 136,000 adults found light to moderate drinking...
Old Electronics Potential Source of Lead Exposure in Kids
Old Electronics Potential Source of Lead Exposure in Kids MONDAY, Aug. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Working with old or recycled electronics may increase your children's risk for lead poisoning, an expert warns. Lead poisoning in two Ohio toddlers was...
Online Program Boosts Hand Washing, Cuts Infections
Online Program Boosts Hand Washing, Cuts Infections THURSDAY, Aug. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An online program that encourages people to wash their hands reduced the spread of cold and flu viruses within families, a new study says. The program also ...
Over 4 Million Americans Say They've Driven Drunk in Prior Month: CDC
Over 4 Million Americans Say They've Driven Drunk in Prior Month: CDC THURSDAY, Aug. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds that close to 2 percent of adults -- about 4.2 million people -- admitted to driving while intoxicated at least once ove...