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Many Seniors With Cancer Use Alternative Medicines: Study
Many Seniors With Cancer Use Alternative Medicines: Study FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many elderly cancer patients use alternative medicines, including some that could interfere with their treatment, a new study shows. Even though altern...
Many Parents Unaware of Dangers E-Cigarettes Pose to Little Kids: Survey
Many Parents Unaware of Dangers E-Cigarettes Pose to Little Kids: Survey FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many parents don't understand that the liquid nicotine used in electronic cigarettes poses a serious danger to young children, a new sur...
Many Teens With Chronic Illnesses Use Alcohol, Pot
Many Teens With Chronic Illnesses Use Alcohol, Pot MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens with chronic diseases such as asthma and juvenile arthritis have to manage their health carefully, yet many of them have had alcohol or smoked marijuana...
More College Kids Smoke Pot Now Than Cigarettes, Survey Finds
More College Kids Smoke Pot Now Than Cigarettes, Survey Finds TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- On college campuses nationwide, daily cigarette smoking appears to be in steep decline while the rate of smoking pot each day climbs, well, higher...
More Older Americans Falling Prey to Bike Injuries
More Older Americans Falling Prey to Bike Injuries TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- It sounds like a fun way to exercise while going easy on aging joints. But new research shows that bicycling may be more risky for older Americans than thoug...
Many Say Mental Health Care Is Vital, But Often Tough to Get
Many Say Mental Health Care Is Vital, But Often Tough to Get TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although most Americans think mental health care is important, they often believe it's expensive and hard to get, a new survey shows. In questionin...
More Men With Breast Cancer Having Second Breast Removed
More Men With Breast Cancer Having Second Breast Removed WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There has been sharp rise in the number of American men with cancer in one breast who have surgery to remove their cancer-free breast, a new study sa...
More Americans Getting Knees Replaced, And at Younger Ages
More Americans Getting Knees Replaced, And at Younger Ages WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Aging baby boomers are getting bum knees replaced at a greater rate, and at a younger age, than ever before, a new U.S. study confirms. The data, f...
More High School Athletes Using 'Dip' and 'Chew,' CDC Finds
More High School Athletes Using 'Dip' and 'Chew,' CDC Finds THURSDAY, Sept. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High school athletes may be getting the message that cigarettes are bad for their health, but the same can't be said for smokeless tobacco, a new g...
Mentally Ill Inmates Prone to Violence After Release: Study
Mentally Ill Inmates Prone to Violence After Release: Study THURSDAY, Sept. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Prisoners with mental and substance-use disorders are more likely to commit violent crimes after their release than other inmates, a new study reve...