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E-Cigarettes Should Be Regulated Like Tobacco: American Heart Association
E-Cigarettes Should Be Regulated Like Tobacco: American Heart Association MONDAY, Aug. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Electronic cigarettes should be subject to the same laws that apply to tobacco products, and the federal government should ban the mark...
Even Normal-Weight Teens Can Have Dangerous Eating Disorders, Study Finds
Even Normal-Weight Teens Can Have Dangerous Eating Disorders, Study Finds TUESDAY, Aug. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers do not need to be rail thin to be practicing the dangerous eating behaviors associated with anorexia, a new study suggests. ...
Everest Study Finds High Altitude Affects Blood Pressure
Everest Study Finds High Altitude Affects Blood Pressure WEDNESDAY, Aug. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In a new study done from the heights of Mount Everest, Italian researchers found that your blood pressure steadily increases if you ascend to great h...
Electrical Pulses to Scalp May Boost Memory: Study
Electrical Pulses to Scalp May Boost Memory: Study THURSDAY, Aug. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists have found that sending electrical currents through the scalp to a specific network of brain structures can enhance people's memories, for up to ...
Ebola Outbreak Could Infect 20,000 People, U.N. Says
Ebola Outbreak Could Infect 20,000 People, U.N. Says THURSDAY, Aug. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The deadly Ebola outbreak hitting four West African nations could eventually infect more than 20,000 people, the World Health Organization announced Thurs...
Eye Pigment May Help Vision in Hazy Conditions
Eye Pigment May Help Vision in Hazy Conditions THURSDAY, Aug. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Having greater amounts of yellow pigment in your eyes could boost your ability to see distant objects in hazy conditions, a new study reports. In a laboratory e...
Encouraging Your Baby's Babbling May Speed Language Development
Encouraging Your Baby's Babbling May Speed Language Development FRIDAY, Aug. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The way that parents respond to their infant's babbling might affect the baby's language development, a new study suggests. Over six months, rese...
European MRSA Originated in Sub-Saharan Africa, Study Finds
European MRSA Originated in Sub-Saharan Africa, Study Finds FRIDAY, Aug. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The main strain of a common antibiotic-resistant infection in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa originated in sub-Saharan Africa, a new study ...
Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women
Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise may help older women avoid a condition that causes a life-threatening irregular heartbeat, a new study shows. Physically active...
Education Linked to Activity Levels During the Week
Education Linked to Activity Levels During the Week TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- College-educated Americans tend to be more physically active on weekends, while adults without a high school diploma are more active on weekdays, a new stud...