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Plastics Chemical Tied to Changes in Boys' Reproductive Development
Plastics Chemical Tied to Changes in Boys' Reproductive Development THURSDAY, Feb. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When expectant mothers are exposed to plastics chemicals called phthalates during the first trimester, their male offspring may have a grea...
Postmenopausal Women May Be at Risk of Gum Disease
Postmenopausal Women May Be at Risk of Gum Disease FRIDAY, Feb. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Postmenopausal women who are at high risk for broken bones may also be at increased risk for gum disease, a new study suggests. The research included almost 2...
Preschoolers May Not Need Naps, Review Reports
Preschoolers May Not Need Naps, Review Reports TUESDAY, Feb. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A daytime nap may not be the best idea for preschoolers, concluded a recent review of dozens of previous studies on napping. Children over 2 years old who napped...
Parents Split on Later School Start Time for Teens
Parents Split on Later School Start Time for Teens MONDAY, Feb. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- About half of American parents support a later start to the school day for teens, a new survey shows. The poll of parents with teens aged 13 to 17 whose schoo...
Pollution Exposure Peaks at Stop Lights, Study Finds
Pollution Exposure Peaks at Stop Lights, Study Finds FRIDAY, Feb. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Drivers are exposed to very high levels of air pollution when they stop at red lights, a new study shows. The British researchers tracked drivers' exposure ...
Proposed Dietary Guidelines Not a Green Light to Eat What You Want
Proposed Dietary Guidelines Not a Green Light to Eat What You Want THURSDAY, Feb. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who follow a heart-healthy diet won't see much change in their eating habits if, as reported, this year's U.S. Dietary Guidelines rep...
Parents of Young Stroke Victims at Risk for PTSD, Researchers Find
Parents of Young Stroke Victims at Risk for PTSD, Researchers Find THURSDAY, Feb. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Parents of children who suffer a stroke are at risk for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a small study suggests. The research included...
Prolonged Rescue Efforts May Not Help Young Drowning Victims: Study
Prolonged Rescue Efforts May Not Help Young Drowning Victims: Study WEDNESDAY, Feb. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Prolonged efforts to save young drowning victims doesn't help those whose hearts have stopped and who have a dangerously low body temperat...
Preterm Delivery Linked to Heart Disease, Stroke Risk in Mothers
Preterm Delivery Linked to Heart Disease, Stroke Risk in Mothers TUESDAY, Feb. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who have a preterm baby may face an increased risk of heart disease and stroke, a preliminary study suggests. Researchers analyzed data f...
Panel Asks: What Defines Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
Panel Asks: What Defines Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? MONDAY, Feb. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Chronic fatigue syndrome is about to get a new clinical definition, with the hope that it will help physicians better diagnose people afflicted with the myster...