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Most Americans Still Not Using Sunscreen
Most Americans Still Not Using Sunscreen TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most Americans still don't regularly use sunscreen to help prevent exposure to the sun's cancer-causing rays, a new study reveals. When used as recommended, sunscreen h...
More U.S. Kids Getting Mental Health Treatment
More U.S. Kids Getting Mental Health Treatment WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The number of U.S. children and teens being treated for mental health issues has risen by about 50 percent in the past 20 years -- with most of those kids havin...
More Evidence C-Sections Riskier for Moms
More Evidence C-Sections Riskier for Moms WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who deliver their first baby by cesarean section are more likely to need blood transfusions and be admitted to intensive care units than women who opt for a va...
More Babies Born to Mothers Addicted to Pain Meds
More Babies Born to Mothers Addicted to Pain Meds FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The number of infants born to American mothers addicted to prescription pain medications is rising, and so are the costs of treating those babies, researchers r...
More Evidence That High-Fiber Diet May Curb Type 2 Diabetes Risk
More Evidence That High-Fiber Diet May Curb Type 2 Diabetes Risk WEDNESDAY, May 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who get a lot of fiber in their diet may be lowering their odds for type 2 diabetes, new research shows. "We are not certain why this m...
Many ER Patients With Chest Pain Can Be Sent Home, Study Finds
Many ER Patients With Chest Pain Can Be Sent Home, Study Finds MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- While chest pain sends many people to the nearest hospital emergency department, most patients may not need a costly hospital stay as a result, a n...
Medical Pot-Painkiller Combo Isn't Always Recipe for Abuse
Medical Pot-Painkiller Combo Isn't Always Recipe for Abuse MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Medical marijuana users don't appear to increase their risk for drug or alcohol abuse if they also take prescription painkillers, a new study finds. Wh...
Men Should Be Screened for Osteoporosis, Too
Men Should Be Screened for Osteoporosis, Too FRIDAY, May 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Men are far less likely than women to be screened for osteoporosis, even though they are more likely to suffer worse consequences from the bone-thinning condition, a...
Many Kids With Asthma Also Sensitive to Peanuts: Study
Many Kids With Asthma Also Sensitive to Peanuts: Study SUNDAY, May 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sensitivity to peanuts is common among children with asthma, yet many children and their parents are unaware of the problem, a new study finds. There's bee...
Men in Red May Seem Aggressive, Angry
Men in Red May Seem Aggressive, Angry THURSDAY, May 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Men may be regarded as angry and aggressive when they wear red clothes, a new study suggests. "We know that the color red has an effect on the human brain. This is embedd...