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Number of Young Non-Smokers Who Tried E-Cigs Tripled in 2 Years
Number of Young Non-Smokers Who Tried E-Cigs Tripled in 2 Years MONDAY, Aug. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More than a quarter-million middle and high school students who were non-smokers say they used an electronic cigarette last year -- a threefold i...
Neutering Project Curbed Feral Cat Population
Neutering Project Curbed Feral Cat Population FRIDAY, Aug. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An intensive effort to sterilize feral cats reduced the number of felines taken to an animal shelter in Florida and euthanized, a new study reveals. "We investigat...
New Drug May Fight Serious Respiratory Virus in Infants
New Drug May Fight Serious Respiratory Virus in Infants THURSDAY, Aug. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug shows promise in treating respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a leading cause of pneumonia in infants, researchers report. "We are ...
New Test Helps Diagnose Type 1 Diabetes
New Test Helps Diagnose Type 1 Diabetes THURSDAY, Aug. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new test that may help doctors diagnose type 1 diabetes, the most common form diagnosed in children and adolescent...
Natural Lighting Brightens Nurses' Outlook, Study Says
Natural Lighting Brightens Nurses' Outlook, Study Says FRIDAY, Aug. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to natural light boosts the health and happiness of nurses, which may improve patient safety and satisfaction, a new study suggests. Researchers ...
Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Drinks at Least 1 Soda a Day: CDC
Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Drinks at Least 1 Soda a Day: CDC THURSDAY, Aug. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new survey of American adults across 18 states finds 17 percent drinking at least one sugary soda per day, with rates varying widely across states....
New Technique Protects Tissue Transplant From Rejection: Study
New Technique Protects Tissue Transplant From Rejection: Study WEDNESDAY, Aug. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new technique for delivering anti-rejection drugs directly to the site of a tissue graft transplant is effective, lasts for months and is saf...
New Colorectal Cancer Screening Test Approved
New Colorectal Cancer Screening Test Approved TUESDAY, Aug. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A screening test for colorectal cancer that can detect red blood cells and abnormal DNA in a person's stool has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administra...
New Cancer Classification System Might Boost Patient Outcomes
New Cancer Classification System Might Boost Patient Outcomes THURSDAY, Aug. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Changes to the way cancers are classified could lead to more accurate diagnoses and perhaps more effective treatments in about one in 10 cancer pa...
Need to Spot a Narcissist? Just Ask Them
Need to Spot a Narcissist? Just Ask Them TUESDAY, Aug. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Self-absorbed narcissists can ruin your day, but a new study suggests an easy way to detect one: Just ask. That's because truly narcissistic people don't see the charac...