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Older Smokers With Migraines May Face Added Stroke Risk
Older Smokers With Migraines May Face Added Stroke Risk THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older smokers who experience migraines appear to be at increased risk of stroke, a new study suggests. The study included nearly 1,300 people, average ...
Obese Kids a Universal Target for Bullies
Obese Kids a Universal Target for Bullies SUNDAY, Aug. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- "Being fat" is seen as the most common reason why children are bullied, a new study reveals. Researchers who surveyed more than 2,800 adults in the United States, Canad...
Online Anti-Drinking Aids May Not Help Over Long Term
Online Anti-Drinking Aids May Not Help Over Long Term MONDAY, Aug. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Trying to curb alcohol use on your own with web-based or CD programs may not be very effective, a new study reports. The study found these programs could re...
Odomzo Approved for Recurring Basal Cell Carcinoma
Odomzo Approved for Recurring Basal Cell Carcinoma FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Odomzo (sonidegib) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat basal cell carcinoma skin cancer that has returned despite surgery or r...
Online 'Symptom Checkers' Often Miss Diagnosis, Study Finds
Online 'Symptom Checkers' Often Miss Diagnosis, Study Finds THURSDAY, July 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Automated online "symptom checkers" that seem to offer patients a quick opportunity for self-diagnosis provide the right diagnosis in only about one...
Only 1 in 10 Americans Eats Enough Fruits and Veggies: CDC
Only 1 in 10 Americans Eats Enough Fruits and Veggies: CDC THURSDAY, July 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Only about one in every 10 Americans eats enough fruits and vegetables, a new government report shows. Just 13 percent of U.S. residents consume one ...
Obese Teens Less Likely to Use Birth Control
Obese Teens Less Likely to Use Birth Control WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sexually active teenage girls who are obese are less likely to use birth control than teens who aren't overweight, a new study reports. What's more, those overwei...
Orkambi Approved for Cystic Fibrosis
Orkambi Approved for Cystic Fibrosis THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Orkambi (lumacaftor and ivacaftor) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat cystic fibrosis in patients who have inherited two copies of a speci...
Overuse Injuries More Common in High School Females
Overuse Injuries More Common in High School Females SUNDAY, June 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young female athletes appear to face a far greater risk for repetitive motion injuries than young males do, new research suggests. The finding stems from an ...
Oxygen Chamber Therapy May Ease Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests
Oxygen Chamber Therapy May Ease Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The majority of women with fibromyalgia who underwent hyperbaric oxygen therapy -- best known for treating "the bends" in scuba divers -- experie...