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Study: Family-Based Therapy Can Aid Those With Anorexia
Study: Family-Based Therapy Can Aid Those With Anorexia WEDNESDAY, Sept. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Family-based therapies can benefit teens with the eating disorder anorexia nervosa, a new study suggests. "The take-away message for parents is that,...
Soda Giants Pledge to Make Calorie Cuts in Their Drinks
Soda Giants Pledge to Make Calorie Cuts in Their Drinks WEDNESDAY, Sept. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The top U.S. soda makers have agreed to help reduce Americans' consumption of calories from sugary beverages by one-fifth during the next decade -- b...
Special Therapy May Help Relieve 'Complicated Grief'
Special Therapy May Help Relieve 'Complicated Grief' THURSDAY, Sept. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For people mired in grief after a loved one's death, a specially designed therapy may work better than a standard treatment for depression, a new study f...
Stress Might Be Even More Unhealthy for the Obese
Stress Might Be Even More Unhealthy for the Obese FRIDAY, Sept. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Recurring emotional stress may trigger a stronger biochemical response in overweight people, possibly increasing their risk of chronic illnesses such as heart...
Scientists Detect Early Sign of Pancreatic Cancer
Scientists Detect Early Sign of Pancreatic Cancer SUNDAY, Sept. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've identified a sign of early development of pancreatic cancer, a leading cause of cancer death. And, they add, their discovery might lea...
Spacing Between Sibling Births Tied to Autism Risk in Study
Spacing Between Sibling Births Tied to Autism Risk in Study TUESDAY, Sept. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children conceived either less than one year or more than five years after the birth of a sibling could be at increased risk for autism, a new stud...
Social Support May Be Key to Heart Attack Recovery
Social Support May Be Key to Heart Attack Recovery TUESDAY, Sept. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young and middle-aged heart attack survivors are more likely to have poor health and low quality of life if they have fewer family and friends to support th...
Some Women Need Tests for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Experts Say
Some Women Need Tests for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Experts Say MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- All sexually active women 24 years and younger should be screened for two of the most common sexually transmitted infections: chlamydia and gonorrhe...
Study Suggests Why Pregnant Women Get Sicker From Flu
Study Suggests Why Pregnant Women Get Sicker From Flu MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women appear to have an unusually strong immune response to the flu, according to a new study. And this strong immune response may help explain w...
Study: Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors May Prevent 80 Percent of Heart Attacks
Study: Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors May Prevent 80 Percent of Heart Attacks MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Five recommended health behaviors may prevent four out of five heart attacks in men, a new study suggests. Middle-aged and older men ...