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Suicide Rates Sharply Increase Among Young Girls, Study Finds

May 21, 2019 , Forbes
According to results of a new study, while suicide rates have increased among all youth, there has been a steep increase in young...
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Nearly 1 In 5 Parents Say Their Child Never Wears A Helmet While Riding A Bike

May 21, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Despite evidence that helmets are critical to preventing head injuries, not all children wear them while biking, skateboarding and riding scooters, a new national poll finds. Eighteen percent of parents say their child never wears a helmet on a bike ride, and even more say their kids skip helmets o......
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Risk Score Guided Care Can Help Physicians Provide Better Care, Planning, And Services For High-Risk Pulmonary Patients, Study Finds

May 21, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new laboratory-based method of estimating outcomes for patients with a severe pulmonary disorder that has no cure can help physicians better provide proper care, referrals, and services for patients at the end of life, according to a new study of more than 17,000 patients from Intermountain Health......
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Three Simple Interventions Increase Survival After A Severe Head injury, Study Finds

May 21, 2019 , Forbes
A new study involving more than 21,000 patients who were transported to the hospital by ambulance after sustaining a severe head injury found that adherence to 3 simple interventions helped to increase chances of...
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Eating Chips, Other Ultra-Processed Foods Sets Off ‘Hunger Hormones,’ Rapid Weight Gain, Study Finds

May 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
More than half of the calories consumed in Americans' diets are made up ultra-processed foods, packaged or fast foods that contain added sugars, refined carbohydrates, industrial oils and sodium. Research published Thursday in Cell Metabolism links those eating patterns to the obesity epidemic. In other public health news: measles, birthrates, mental health claims, knitting therapy, cancer apps, crowded ERs and cystic fibrosis....
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Longer Looks: The Threat To Abortion, Trump And Drug Prices & What CBD Can Do

May 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the...
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AHA News: Study Finds Higher Risk of Stroke-Linked Plaque in Men, Possible Test for Women

May 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Study Finds Higher Risk of Stroke-Linked Plaque in Men, Possible Test for WomenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00...
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Suicide rates in girls are rising, study finds, especially in those age 10 to 14

May 18, 2019 , CNN Health
Suicide rates for young girls are rising at a pace faster than that of boys, changing the established patterns that boys are more likely to die by suicide and that girls are more likely to consider it and attempt it, according to a new study....
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Many Older Americans Expect To Lose Brainpower, Poll Finds, But Most Don't Ask Doctors About Preventing Dementia

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Many Americans in their 50s and early 60s are worried about declining brain health, especially if they have loved ones with memory loss and dementia, a new national poll finds. But while the majority of those polled say they take supplements or do puzzles in an effort to stave off brain decline, ve......
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Disclosure Law Has Improved Nurse Staffing In New Jersey, Rutgers Study Finds

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A New Jersey law requiring hospitals and nursing homes to publicly report the number of patients per nurse has led to better nurse staffing ratios, a Rutgers study found. The study, in the journal Policy, Politics, & Nursing Practice, is the first to evaluate the effectiveness of the public reporti......
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America just had its lowest number of births in 32 years, report finds

May 17, 2019 , CNN Health
America's fertility rate and the number of births nationwide are continuing to decline....
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Study Finds That Sudden Death In Middle School Age Student Athletes Most Common While Playing Basketball

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The majority of sudden death in American youth sports (ages 6-17) from 2007-2015 were cardiac-related (heart) and occurred during practice within organized middle school sports according to a first-of-its-kind study published in the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Journal of Athletic ......
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Low-Fat Diet Helps Reduce Risk Of Dying From Breast Cancer, 20-Year Study Finds

May 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The rigorous study from the Women's Health Initiative is the first to show postmenopausal women who modified their diets for at least eight years and who later developed breast cancer had a 21% lower risk of dying of the disease compared to others who ate as usual. "It really suggests that changing your diet, losing weight, exercising, could actually be a treatment," said Dr. Jennifer Ligibel of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Other women's health news looks at the benefits of pelvic...
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Sugary drink sales in Philadelphia fall 38% after city adopted soda tax, study finds

May 15, 2019 , CNBC Health
Sales of sugary drinks dropped 38% in Philadelphia after the city implemented a soda tax, partially offset by people buying more sweet beverages in neighboring town, according to a study published...
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One In Six Children With Concussion Experiences A Second Concussion Within Two Years

May 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's (CHOP) Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds that one in six children aged 5 to 15 who has a concussion will go on to experience a repeat concussion within two years. Seve......
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Body Adapts, Recovers From Occasional 'Pigging Out,' Study Finds

May 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Body Adapts, Recovers From Occasional 'Pigging Out,' Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/13/2019 12:00:00...
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Campaign to raise minimum smoking age to 21 finds unlikely supporter: Big Tobacco

May 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
Altria, Juul and British American Tobacco — the largest U.S. cigarette and e-cigarette manufacturers — are supporting raising the smoking age to 21. Regulators are pressuring them to fix what they're calling an epidemic of teen...
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Longer Looks: Faking Cancer Online; The Anti-Vaccination Movement; And Lessons From A Reporter

May 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the...
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Opioid overdose deaths decline when pharmacists can dispense naloxone

May 10, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - In states where pharmacists were allowed to sell the potentially lifesaving opioid antidote naloxone without a prescription, fewer people died from opioid overdoses, a new U.S. study finds....
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Taking Care of Your Teeth Benefits Heart Health

May 10, 2019 , CardioSmart
Frequent tooth brushing and dental visits could reduce risk for heart disease, finds study of a large Korean...
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