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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...
Your Smartphone Carries Your Personal Bacteria
Your Smartphone Carries Your Personal Bacteria TUESDAY, June 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Your smartphone is personalized in a surprising way: It carries the same types of bacteria you have on your body, which suggests the devices could be used as bac...
Younger Blacks on Dialysis Fare Worse in Poor Neighborhoods: Study
Younger Blacks on Dialysis Fare Worse in Poor Neighborhoods: Study MONDAY, June 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young black adult dialysis patients who live in poor neighborhoods are much more likely to die than their white counterparts, according to a n...
Yoga May Not Help Ease Asthma, Study Suggests
Yoga May Not Help Ease Asthma, Study Suggests THURSDAY, June 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although yoga is believed to boost physical and mental health, it does not seem to help ease symptoms of asthma, a new study finds. Even so, experts from the Amer...
Yoga, Meditation May Help Dementia Patients and Caregivers Alike
Yoga, Meditation May Help Dementia Patients and Caregivers Alike THURSDAY, June 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Life with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias can be difficult for the affected individual and his or her caregiver. But a small British stu...
Your Income Might Influence Your Risk for Certain Cancers
Your Income Might Influence Your Risk for Certain Cancers TUESDAY, May 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some cancers in the United States are tied to poverty, while others are more common among the wealthy, researchers report. In the poorest areas of the ...
Yelp Can Help Spot Food Poisonings at Restaurants
Yelp Can Help Spot Food Poisonings at Restaurants THURSDAY, May 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Foodies, take heed -- your online complaint about that spring roll that made you queasy may not fall on deaf ears. Restaurant review websites like Yelp can he...