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Losing Weight May Ease Asthma in Obese People
Losing Weight May Ease Asthma in Obese People FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Losing weight may help reduce asthma severity in obese adults, a new Canadian study finds. "We were pleased to see significant improvement in asthma symptoms, as w...
Labels on Edible Medical Marijuana Products Often Misleading: Study
Labels on Edible Medical Marijuana Products Often Misleading: Study TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to edible medical marijuana products, new research shows that ailing people are unlikely to get what they pay for in that pot ...
Lung Scans May Help Track Suspicious Masses, Study Says
Lung Scans May Help Track Suspicious Masses, Study Says TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For people with noncancerous lung nodules, which are small masses of tissue, annual CT scans may be all that's needed to monitor their condition, a new ...
Lip Injections May Ease Challenges of Facial Paralysis
Lip Injections May Ease Challenges of Facial Paralysis THURSDAY, June 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with facial paralysis may benefit from cosmetic lip surgery, a preliminary study finds. Facial paralysis is "a very large problem that can occur ...
Latest Supreme Court Ruling on Obamacare Looms
Latest Supreme Court Ruling on Obamacare Looms TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans who bought health insurance under Obamacare will soon learn the fate of billions of dollars in federal tax credits that keep their monthly ...
Legalizing Medical Marijuana May Not Raise Pot Use by Teens: Study
Legalizing Medical Marijuana May Not Raise Pot Use by Teens: Study TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When states legalize medical marijuana, this does not lead to greater use of the drug by teens, a new study suggests. The findings are publis...
Like Mother, Like Child: Study Hints at Why Obesity May Run in Families
Like Mother, Like Child: Study Hints at Why Obesity May Run in Families TUESDAY, June 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research offers potential clues as to why children of obese mothers are at increased risk for obesity. While previous studies have pr...
Leaky Pipes May Mean Tainted Tap Water: Study
Leaky Pipes May Mean Tainted Tap Water: Study MONDAY, June 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- It's long been thought that leaks in water pipes wouldn't pose a health threat to the water supply. But a new study suggests otherwise. As explained by the British ...
Lifts, Tucks Often Follow Weight-Loss Surgery, Study Finds
Lifts, Tucks Often Follow Weight-Loss Surgery, Study Finds MONDAY, June 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The rapidly rising number of weight-loss surgeries in the United States may be leading to greater demand for cosmetic surgery, a new report suggests. I...
Living at Higher Elevations Linked to SIDS Risk
Living at Higher Elevations Linked to SIDS Risk MONDAY, May 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Babies who live at very high elevations may have an increased risk of SIDS, a new study suggests. The findings are based on nearly 400,000 Colorado infants born b...