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Many Breast Cancer Patients Get Too Much Radiation Therapy, Research Suggests
Many Breast Cancer Patients Get Too Much Radiation Therapy, Research Suggests WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many studies have affirmed that a newer, shorter course of radiation therapy for early-stage breast cancer works just as well as...
Memory Lapses May Signal Stroke Risk: Study
Memory Lapses May Signal Stroke Risk: Study THURSDAY, Dec. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Memory lapses in people with higher levels of education may be associated with increased stroke risk, researchers report. The research included more than 9,100 peo...
More Young Adults Getting Preventive Care After Obamacare, Study Finds
More Young Adults Getting Preventive Care After Obamacare, Study Finds THURSDAY, Dec. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More young adults are using certain types of preventive care since the Affordable Care Act, sometimes called "Obamacare," went into effe...
Millions of U.S. Kids Still Can Buy 'Harmful' E-Cigarettes: CDC
Millions of U.S. Kids Still Can Buy 'Harmful' E-Cigarettes: CDC THURSDAY, Dec. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More than 16 million children in the United States can buy electronic cigarettes legally, even though the devices are not safe for them, a new ...
Many Americans Still Haven't Gotten a Flu Shot
Many Americans Still Haven't Gotten a Flu Shot THURSDAY, Dec. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer than half of Americans have gotten a flu shot so far this flu season, which might be a bad sign for a season that could be potentially severe, infectious-...
Mom, Put Down That Smartphone at Dinner
Mom, Put Down That Smartphone at Dinner FRIDAY, Dec. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Harried mothers who want to stay close with their kids should put aside their smartphones and tablets at the dinner table, a new study suggests. Researchers found that m...
Medication Linked to Fewer Injuries in Kids With ADHD
Medication Linked to Fewer Injuries in Kids With ADHD MONDAY, Dec. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) --Taking medication for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) might reduce the risk of young patients accidentally injuring themselves, new research...
Music Classes Boost Language Skills, Study Says
Music Classes Boost Language Skills, Study Says TUESDAY, Dec. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Greater participation in music classes may benefit children's language development, a new study finds. Researchers followed kids in the nonprofit Harmony Projec...
Male Ebola Survivors Should Use Condoms for at Least 3 Months, Experts Say
Male Ebola Survivors Should Use Condoms for at Least 3 Months, Experts Say TUESDAY, Dec. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Men who survive Ebola should wear condoms during sex for at least three months after recovering from the deadly disease, a new study ...
Migraine May Raise Risk for Bell's Palsy, Study Suggests
Migraine May Raise Risk for Bell's Palsy, Study Suggests WEDNESDAY, Dec. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who experience migraine headaches may be at heightened risk for the form of facial paralysis known as Bell's palsy, a new study finds. Accordi...