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Sleep Problems May Contribute to Health Disparities in America
Sleep Problems May Contribute to Health Disparities in America THURSDAY, June 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Undiagnosed sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, are common among older U.S. adults, especially among certain minority groups, a new study fi...
Sequence of Shots May Lead to Effective HIV Vaccine, Mouse Study Finds
Sequence of Shots May Lead to Effective HIV Vaccine, Mouse Study Finds THURSDAY, June 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- It's unlikely that a single vaccine would ever enable the body to neutralize the HIV virus, but a sequence of immunizations might hold t...
Supreme Court Upholds Subsidies for Obamacare
Supreme Court Upholds Subsidies for Obamacare THURSDAY, June 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Supreme Court upheld on Thursday the legality of tax subsidies for millions of Americans who signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Ac...
Same-Sex Marriage Offers Couples Psychological Benefits, Experts Say
Same-Sex Marriage Offers Couples Psychological Benefits, Experts Say THURSDAY, June 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- With the U.S. Supreme Court poised to rule on whether same-sex marriage is a national right, many social scientists say an affirmative rul...
School Coaches Often Ill-Equipped to Spot, Manage Concussions
School Coaches Often Ill-Equipped to Spot, Manage Concussions FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. middle school and high school coaches may not be sufficiently trained and equipped to quickly recognize concussions in student athletes, two n...
Statins Might Reduce Complications After Major Lung Surgery
Statins Might Reduce Complications After Major Lung Surgery FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Widely used cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins might help reduce major complications after lung surgery, new research suggests. Statins have...
Supreme Court's Nod to Gay Marriage a Psychological Boost to Couples: Experts
Supreme Court's Nod to Gay Marriage a Psychological Boost to Couples: Experts FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's historic decision on Friday now guarantees the right to marriage for same-sex couples across the nation. I...
Scans Suggest Recurrent Depression May Take Toll on the Brain
Scans Suggest Recurrent Depression May Take Toll on the Brain TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The area of the brain involved in forming new memories, known as the hippocampus, seems to shrink in people with recurring depression, a new study...
Surging Food Supply Linked to Global Obesity Epidemic
Surging Food Supply Linked to Global Obesity Epidemic WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The global obesity epidemic is linked to an oversupply of food available for human consumption, a new study suggests. There are enough extra calories ava...
Summer Danger: BBQ Grill Brush Wires Causing Big Health Woes
Summer Danger: BBQ Grill Brush Wires Causing Big Health Woes THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Before you bite into that burger on Independence Day, you might want to ask the chef whether a rusty old grill brush was used to clean the barbecue...