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Premature Babies Have Higher Risk of Diabetes

Dec 07, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Premature Babies Have Higher Risk of DiabetesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/6/2019 12:00:00...
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Brief visit to severely polluted city can up biomarkers of heart disease

Dec 07, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Air pollution has often been linked with increased heart disease risk, but a "natural experiment" involving travelers to a city much more polluted than their own offers clues to how it may harm blood vessels over time, researchers say....
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New Concepts About Mental Health Of Vets: Bad War Experiences Might Not Be What’s Leading To So Many Suicides

Dec 07, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Army-funded studies report there is a significant and growing proportion of soldiers entering the military with psychiatric disorders, requiring wider availability of mental health care for troops, even those who have never experienced combat. Public health news is on studies on dangers of PFAS, aging, face injuries from cellphones, time-restricted eating, postpartum depression among women of color, measles' steady comeback, raising boys these days, diabetes risks for preemies, and traumas...
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Study links hair dyes and chemical straighteners to higher breast cancer risk, particularly among black women

Dec 07, 2019 , CNN Health
Permanent hair dye and chemical hair straightener use was linked to a higher risk of breast cancer in a new study from researchers at the National Institutes of Health....
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It’s Common Knowledge That Many Side Effects Don’t Get Reported To FDA. But Study Reveals Startling Scope Of Problem.

Dec 06, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The study found that in one drug only 1% of an estimated 276,000 serious adverse events had been reported. Researchers say they data emphasizes the need for better surveillance of the risk of injury. In other pharmaceutical news: biotechs react to the House drug pricing bill, another drugmaker admits to price fixing, a new medicine might help curb dementia-related delusions, and...
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Research Links Hair Dyes And Chemical Straighteners To Alarming Increase In Breast Cancer Rates For Black Women

Dec 06, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A new study finds that black women who regularly used permanent dyes to color their hair were 60 percent more likely to develop breast cancer. While earlier research on hair dye and cancer risk included mostly white women, 9% of this study's participants were African-American women. In other public health news: CTE, children's health, a once-a-month birth control pill, and...
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Walking while texting and other cell phone related injuries are on the rise, especially for the young

Dec 06, 2019 , CNN Health
Head, face and neck injuries due to cell phone use have risen sharply over the last 20 years and can carry the risk of long-term complications, a new study says....
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CVS CEO: I saw Hello Kitty logo on a vaping device 5 years ago and knew something was wrong

Dec 06, 2019 , CNBC Health
CVS Health's Larry Merlo voices his concerns over the teen vaping crisis and the long-term health...
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Low-Dose Aspirin Might Cut Cancer Risk, Especially for Overweight People

Dec 06, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Low-Dose Aspirin Might Cut Cancer Risk, Especially for Overweight PeopleCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/5/2019 12:00:00...
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Low-Dose Aspirin Might Cut Cancer Risk

Dec 05, 2019 , WebMD
Aspirin's protective effect appears particularly pronounced among people who are overweight -- those with a body mass index of 25 to 29.9, the results...
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A New Study Says Hair Dyes And Chemical Straighteners May Cause Breast Cancer

Dec 05, 2019 , Forbes
A new study has revealed potentially worrying links between the use of some hair products and the risk of developing breast cancer, with black women at far higher risk than white...
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African Americans Face Unique Mental Health Risks

Dec 05, 2019 , WebMD
While African Americans are just as likely to report serious psychological distress, they are less likely to get behavioral...
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Atrial Fibrillation With Moderate Risk for Stroke

Dec 04, 2019 , CardioSmart
If you have atrial fibrillation and have a moderate risk for stroke, watch this video to help you decide between no treatment and treatment with blood...
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New government program provides HIV prevention drugs for uninsured

Dec 04, 2019 , CNN Health
US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced the launch of a national program to provide free HIV-prevention drugs to uninsured Americans at risk of HIV. "Ready, Set, PrEP" will provide about 200,000 Americans annually access to PrEP medications -- daily pre-exposure prophylaxis pills for the prevention of HIV. To qualify for the program, participants must test negative for HIV, have a valid prescription for the medication and not have any prescription drug coverage....
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More U.S. women know how breast density impacts cancer risk

Dec 04, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A growing number of U.S. women understand that breast density can impact cancer risk, but a new study suggests this isn't prompting more patients to discuss the issue with their doctors....
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Atrial Fibrillation With High Risk for Stroke

Dec 04, 2019 , CardioSmart
If you have atrial fibrillation and have a high risk for stroke, watch this video to help you decide between no treatment and treatment with blood...
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Asthma attacks in pregnancy tied to complications for mothers, babies

Dec 04, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Asthma attacks during pregnancy are associated with an increased risk of complications for mothers and their babies, a Canadian study suggests....
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Atrial Fibrillation With Very High Risk for Stroke

Dec 04, 2019 , CardioSmart
If you have atrial fibrillation and have a very high risk for stroke, watch this video to help you decide between treatment with blood thinners or a left atrial appendage closure...
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Could a Concussion Raise a Teen Athlete's Suicide Risk?

Dec 04, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Could a Concussion Raise a Teen Athlete's Suicide Risk?Category: Health NewsCreated: 12/2/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/3/2019 12:00:00...
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Tear gas used for crowd control in Hong Kong poses health, environmental risks

Dec 03, 2019 , Reuters
The use of tear gas to control crowds of protesters in the Chinese-ruled city of Hong Kong could have dangerous effects on health and the environment, a group of academics warns....
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