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Young Children, Energy Drinks a Dangerous Mix
Young Children, Energy Drinks a Dangerous Mix SUNDAY, Nov. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The potential dangers of energy drinks, those highly caffeinated beverages that promise to stave off sleepiness, are well known, but a new study suggests that even...
Y Chromosome Loss May Predict Earlier Death for Men
Y Chromosome Loss May Predict Earlier Death for Men WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Elderly men who've lost the Y chromosome from their blood cells may be at increased risk for earlier death and death from cancer, a new study suggests. Th...
Young Caregivers Risk Failing in School, Study Says
Young Caregivers Risk Failing in School, Study Says MONDAY, Oct. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More than 1.3 million American children and teens care for family members with physical or mental illness or substance abuse problems, and these children are...
Younger Age at First Drink, Higher Odds for Problem Drinking: Study
Younger Age at First Drink, Higher Odds for Problem Drinking: Study TUESDAY, Sept. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Both drinking and getting drunk at an early age are key risk factors for alcohol abuse by high school students, a new study suggests. The c...
Your Family's Germs May Move With You
Your Family's Germs May Move With You THURSDAY, Aug. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Your family carries its own unique population of bacteria that accompany you when you move to a new home, a new study finds. Over the course of six weeks, seven families...
Young Driver's Gender May Play Role in Timing, Type of Crash
Young Driver's Gender May Play Role in Timing, Type of Crash THURSDAY, Aug. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The types of vehicle crashes involving young drivers often vary by gender, a new study has found. Researchers analyzed data from 2007 to 2011 for ...
Young Readers, Tomorrow's Leaders?
Young Readers, Tomorrow's Leaders? THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young children with strong reading skills may be on a fast track to a brighter future, a new study suggests. Kids with above average reading skills may have higher intellig...
Your Genes May Help Pick Your Friends
Your Genes May Help Pick Your Friends MONDAY, July 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A person's DNA may play a big role in who they decide to hang with, a new study suggests. "Looking across the whole genome, we find that, on average, we are genetically si...
Young Pro Pitchers May Face Higher Risk of 'Tommy John' Surgery: Study
Young Pro Pitchers May Face Higher Risk of 'Tommy John' Surgery: Study THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Pitchers who start playing Major League Baseball at a young age may be at increased risk for requiring elbow surgery later in their care...
Your Stomach Bug May Well Be Norovirus
Your Stomach Bug May Well Be Norovirus FRIDAY June 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Norovirus, the highly contagious stomach bug dubbed the "cruise-ship virus," accounts for about one-fifth of all cases of gastroenteritis worldwide, according to a new stu...