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Trauma, PTSD May Raise Women's Odds of Heart Attack, Stroke: Study
Trauma, PTSD May Raise Women's Odds of Heart Attack, Stroke: Study MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who have been through a traumatic event or developed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) face an increased risk of heart attack or str...
Too Few Men With Low-Risk Prostate Cancers Get 'Watch and Wait' Approach
Too Few Men With Low-Risk Prostate Cancers Get 'Watch and Wait' Approach TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A wide majority of U.S. men with low-risk prostate cancer are being treated for the disease even though "active surveillance" is an opt...
Teens Unfamiliar With Harms of Pot, E-Cigs, Study Finds
Teens Unfamiliar With Harms of Pot, E-Cigs, Study Finds TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens may have a firm grasp on the dangers of smoking cigarettes, but they appear less clear about how using marijuana or electronic cigarettes might ha...
Teen Use of E-Cigarettes, Hookahs Way Up: Survey
Teen Use of E-Cigarettes, Hookahs Way Up: Survey TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although fewer American children are smoking cigarettes, the use of controversial e-cigarettes has more than doubled in just three years, a federal survey repo...
Too Few Older Heart Attack Patients Get Implanted Defibrillators, Study Finds
Too Few Older Heart Attack Patients Get Implanted Defibrillators, Study Finds TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer than one in 10 older heart attack survivors gets a potentially lifesaving implantable defibrillator, a new study finds. This...
Tick Infection Epidemic Among American Indian Tribes in Arizona: CDC
Tick Infection Epidemic Among American Indian Tribes in Arizona: CDC FRIDAY, June 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An epidemic of Rocky Mountain spotted fever among several American Indian tribes on two reservations in Arizona has led to more than $13 mil...
Thinking About a Pool? Think About Safety
Thinking About a Pool? Think About Safety FRIDAY, June 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Drowning is the leading cause of death of American children younger than 5, and they're more likely to drown in a backyard pool than any other body of water, an expert...
Technology May Help Surgeons Tell Brain Cancer From Healthy Tissue
Technology May Help Surgeons Tell Brain Cancer From Healthy Tissue THURSDAY, June 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers are making progress in developing an ultrasound-like technology that helps brain surgeons distinguish between brain tumors and n...
Too Much 'Feel Good' Brain Chemical May Trigger Social Phobia
Too Much 'Feel Good' Brain Chemical May Trigger Social Phobia WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Levels of the brain chemical serotonin are too high in people with social phobia, rather than too low as previously believed, a new study says. ...
Trans Fats From Foods May Worsen Memory, Study Finds
Trans Fats From Foods May Worsen Memory, Study Finds WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Trans fats may play havoc with your memory along with your cholesterol levels, a new study suggests. Younger men who ate high levels of trans fats perfor...