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Teens Still Sending Naked Pictures Via Cellphone
Teens Still Sending Naked Pictures Via Cellphone THURSDAY, Oct. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A large number of American teens continue to send and receive sexual images on their cellphones -- a practice dubbed sexting, according to a new study. Resear...
Two-Pronged Program Looks Best for Helping Smokers Quit
Two-Pronged Program Looks Best for Helping Smokers Quit FRIDAY, Oct. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A combination of counseling and medication greatly increases smokers' chances of quitting, according to new research. The study included 1,560 adult smok...
Tonsillectomy Complications May Be More Likely in Poor, Minority Kids
Tonsillectomy Complications May Be More Likely in Poor, Minority Kids FRIDAY, Oct. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Black and Hispanic children, and those from poor families, are at increased risk for complications after tonsil removal surgery, a new stud...
Tire Company Sets Standard for Ebola Care in Liberia: CDC
Tire Company Sets Standard for Ebola Care in Liberia: CDC TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Measures taken by Firestone officials at the company's rubber tree plantation in Ebola-ravaged Liberia may have limited the spread of the disease ther...
Teen Sisters Develop Ways to Measure Lung, Heart Damage
Teen Sisters Develop Ways to Measure Lung, Heart Damage TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Two sisters in high school have developed ways to measure lung and heart damage. Ilina and Medha Krishen use electronic stethoscopes, which electronical...
Tall, Heavy 1-Year-Olds May Be at Risk for Obesity Later, Study Finds
Tall, Heavy 1-Year-Olds May Be at Risk for Obesity Later, Study Finds TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Infants who quickly add weight and length may be showing a genetic propensity for obesity as toddlers, a new study suggests. In adults, ce...
Traffic Pollution May Be a Risk While Pregnant
Traffic Pollution May Be a Risk While Pregnant TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children of mothers exposed to high levels of traffic air pollution during pregnancy may be at increased risk for lung damage, according to a new study. Research...
Taking a 'Selfie' May Help With Dermatology Care, Study Shows
Taking a 'Selfie' May Help With Dermatology Care, Study Shows WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- While in-office visits may still be best, taking a photo of a skin lesion and sending it to your dermatologist for analysis may be a valuable pi...
Teen Girls May Face Greater Risk of Depression
Teen Girls May Face Greater Risk of Depression WEDNESDAY, Oct. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teen girls have more relationship-related stress than boys, which puts them at greater risk for depression, a new study finds. Nearly 400 white and black Ameri...
Texas Health Care Worker With Ebola Took Commercial Flight on Monday: CDC
Texas Health Care Worker With Ebola Took Commercial Flight on Monday: CDC WEDNESDAY, Oct. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The second health care worker at a Dallas hospital to be diagnosed with Ebola flew on a domestic, commercial airline flight on Monda...