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Many Teens Suffer 'Cyber' Dating Abuse, Study Suggests
Many Teens Suffer 'Cyber' Dating Abuse, Study Suggests MONDAY, Nov. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many teens are abused online by the people they're dating, a new study suggests. This abuse can include being monitored, stalked, threatened and harassed ...
Mastectomy Rates Rising Among Women Eligible for Lumpectomy
Mastectomy Rates Rising Among Women Eligible for Lumpectomy WEDNESDAY, Nov. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When confronted with early stage breast cancer, surgical removal of the tumor alone (lumpectomy) -- which conserves the breast -- can be a less dr...
MRI Can Be Painful, Disruptive for People With Cochlear Implants
MRI Can Be Painful, Disruptive for People With Cochlear Implants THURSDAY, Nov. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some people with cochlear implants experience pain, discomfort and problems with the implant's internal magnet when they undergo an MRI scan, ...
Many People Who Drink a Lot Aren't Alcoholics: CDC
Many People Who Drink a Lot Aren't Alcoholics: CDC THURSDAY, Nov. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Most people who drink to excess or binge drink are not alcoholics, a new U.S. government report says. In fact, 90 percent of those who drink too much aren't...
More Americans Controlling Their High Blood Pressure
More Americans Controlling Their High Blood Pressure SUNDAY, Nov. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of Americans with high blood pressure are keeping their condition under control, a new U.S. government study reports. Researchers examined ...
Most in U.S. Aren't Suitable Kidney Donors, Study Says
Most in U.S. Aren't Suitable Kidney Donors, Study Says FRIDAY, Nov. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Even if they were willing, most people in the United States aren't qualified to be kidney donors because of health or financial reasons, a new study has f...
Mom's Weight Might Influence Baby's Earliest Development
Mom's Weight Might Influence Baby's Earliest Development FRIDAY, Nov. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A mother's weight before pregnancy may affect her embryo's early development and possibly the long-term health of the child, a new study suggests. "Prev...
Medical Bills Pricey for Americans, Even With Private Insurance
Medical Bills Pricey for Americans, Even With Private Insurance THURSDAY, Nov. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans may believe that private insurance can keep major medical bills at bay. But a new survey finds that one-fifth of people with pri...
More Than One-Fifth of High School Students Smoke: CDC
More Than One-Fifth of High School Students Smoke: CDC THURSDAY, Nov. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More than a fifth of American teens smoke or use tobacco in some way, which means that millions of them are putting themselves at risk for early death, ...
Many Dialysis Patients Ill-Prepared for Emergencies, Study Says
Many Dialysis Patients Ill-Prepared for Emergencies, Study Says THURSDAY, Nov. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although their health depends on working technology, many kidney-failure patients on dialysis are not prepared for natural disasters or other e...