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E-Cigarette Use Among Adult Nonsmokers Levels Off: CDC
E-Cigarette Use Among Adult Nonsmokers Levels Off: CDC THURSDAY, Sept. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that e-cigarette use by American adults who don't smoke has stalled. Among those who have never lit up, there was virtually no ch...
Emotional Life Lingers for Alzheimer's Patients, Even as Memory Fades
Emotional Life Lingers for Alzheimer's Patients, Even as Memory Fades MONDAY, Sept. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For those visiting a person with advanced Alzheimer's, the moment can be bittersweet -- will the patient even remember or care that the lo...
Experimental Cervical Cancer Vaccine Looks Promising in Trial
Experimental Cervical Cancer Vaccine Looks Promising in Trial WEDNESDAY, Oct. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental vaccine meant to protect against nine types of human papillomavirus (HPV) could prevent 90 percent of all cervical cancers, a new...
Ebola Cases Could Reach 1.4 Million in Months, CDC Predicts
Ebola Cases Could Reach 1.4 Million in Months, CDC Predicts TUESDAY, Sept. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Infections from the Ebola epidemic in Liberia and Sierra Leone could soar to 1.4 million cases by mid-January unless the global community mounts a ...
E-Cigarettes Don't Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking: Study
E-Cigarettes Don't Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking: Study MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research raises doubts about the possible benefits of e-cigarettes for people with cancer. Smokers with cancer who used e-cigarettes along with ...
ER Waiting Times Vary Significantly, Studies Find
ER Waiting Times Vary Significantly, Studies Find THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to emergency room waiting times, patients seeking care at larger urban hospitals are likely to spend more time staring down the clock than tho...
Europeans Are Descendants of at Least 3 Ancient Human Groups: Study
Europeans Are Descendants of at Least 3 Ancient Human Groups: Study WEDNESDAY, Sept. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Present-day Europeans are the descendants of at least three groups of ancient humans, according to a new study. Previous research suggest...
ER Patients Often Confuse Role of Emergency Contacts
ER Patients Often Confuse Role of Emergency Contacts FRIDAY, Sept. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When a doctor requests emergency contact information, emergency room patients often assume they're being asked for the person they'd like to make medical d...
Eat More Fish, Save Your Hearing?
Eat More Fish, Save Your Hearing? FRIDAY, Sept. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Eating more fish may reduce a woman's risk for hearing loss, according to a large new study. Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston found that consuming at lea...
Estrogen Receptor May Play a Role in Autism
Estrogen Receptor May Play a Role in Autism THURSDAY, Sept. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Significantly lower levels of a key estrogen receptor may play a role in autism spectrum disorders, according to a new study. This link between autism and sex hor...