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Smoking May Make Return of Lung Cancer More Likely
Smoking May Make Return of Lung Cancer More Likely TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Lung cancer survivors are at high risk for recurrence of the disease, and smoking is a major factor in that risk, a new study shows. The study included 192 lu...
Smoking Rates Continue to Drop in Many States: CDC
Smoking Rates Continue to Drop in Many States: CDC THURSDAY, May 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cigarette smoking continues to decline in about half of American states, according to the latest U.S. government estimates. But despite that good news, rates...
Soy Supplements Won't Ease Asthma, Study Finds
Soy Supplements Won't Ease Asthma, Study Finds TUESDAY, May 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Despite hints from prior research that soy supplements might help asthma patients breathe easier, a major new study finds the nutrient has no beneficial effect on...
Smokers May Be Less Likely to Vote
Smokers May Be Less Likely to Vote WEDNESDAY, May 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Whether it's Jeb Bush or Hillary Clinton may not matter to folks who light up: A new study finds smokers are less likely to vote than nonsmokers. University of Colorado res...
Steroids No Better for Sciatica Pain Than Placebo, Study Finds
Steroids No Better for Sciatica Pain Than Placebo, Study Finds TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors often prescribe steroid pills to ease the discomfort of sciatica -- back and leg pain usually caused by a herniated disk in the lower back...
Stressed at Work? Try 'Natural' Sounds to Relax
Stressed at Work? Try 'Natural' Sounds to Relax TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The placid sounds of a babbling brook might be just the thing to help ease your stress at the workplace and boost your productivity, a new study finds. Some open...
Secondhand Pot Smoke Can Give Bystanders Mild 'High'
Secondhand Pot Smoke Can Give Bystanders Mild 'High' TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In unventilated rooms or vehicles, secondhand marijuana smoke can affect people who aren't smoking the drug, a new study finds. In those situations, nonsmok...
Shift Work Linked to Health Problems
Shift Work Linked to Health Problems MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Shift work may harm your health, a new study warns. Researchers examined data on nearly 1,600 people in Wisconsin, comparing the health of shift workers with those who worke...
Suicide Rate Up Among Young Black Children in U.S.
Suicide Rate Up Among Young Black Children in U.S. MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Suicides among black American children have increased in recent years, while fewer white children are killing themselves, a new analysis finds. The odds of any...
Stenting Outcomes Vary Widely Among U.S. Hospitals
Stenting Outcomes Vary Widely Among U.S. Hospitals MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of death or stroke after carotid artery stenting varies widely among U.S. hospitals, with the odds four times higher at some medical centers than othe...