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Medical Marijuana May Pose Risk to Teens, Study Suggests
Medical Marijuana May Pose Risk to Teens, Study Suggests FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who have legal permission to use medical marijuana are 10 times more likely to say they're addicted than those who get the drug illegally, a new s...
Many Young Cancer Patients Unaware of Fertility Preservation Options
Many Young Cancer Patients Unaware of Fertility Preservation Options MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many young cancer patients -- especially females -- have limited awareness about options to preserve their fertility, a new study shows. Can...
Millions of Americans Reaping Benefits of Affordable Care Act: Study
Millions of Americans Reaping Benefits of Affordable Care Act: Study TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Millions more Americans have affordable health insurance, access to a personal doctor and feel they are in better shape following the first...
Mineral Supplement: Wild Chimps May Eat Clay for Health
Mineral Supplement: Wild Chimps May Eat Clay for Health FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Chimpanzees in Uganda have started eating clay to supplement the minerals in their diet, researchers report. The clay consumed by the chimps in the Budon...
More Progress Needed To Get Stroke Patients Rapid Care
More Progress Needed To Get Stroke Patients Rapid Care FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stroke victims still aren't getting treated soon enough, a new study suggests. Treating strokes quickly is critical, because the more time that elapses, t...
Mountain Biker Survives After Neck Impaled by Tree Branch
Mountain Biker Survives After Neck Impaled by Tree Branch FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A day out mountain biking went terribly wrong for one middle-aged man in New Mexico: He ended up with a tree branch impaled in his neck. Fortunately fo...
Many Older Americans Feel Prepared for Aging
Many Older Americans Feel Prepared for Aging FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most older Americans feel they are prepared for the process of aging, but many have concerns about maintaining their physical and mental health as they get older, a...
Many Cancer Survivors Who Smoke See Little Benefit to Quitting
Many Cancer Survivors Who Smoke See Little Benefit to Quitting THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer survivors who continue to smoke view the habit as less risky than survivors who quit, and they're more likely to spend time with smokers,...
Mental Illness Afflicts Many Juveniles in Jail
Mental Illness Afflicts Many Juveniles in Jail TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Hospitalization for mental health problems is far more common among kids behind bars than among children and teens in the general population, a new study finds. ...
Many Hospitals Overestimate Their Adherence to Stroke Guidelines
Many Hospitals Overestimate Their Adherence to Stroke Guidelines WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many U.S. hospitals overestimate their ability to provide fast delivery of a clot-busting drug to stroke patients, a new study finds. The dru...