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Thyroid Trouble May Harm Women's Fertility, Study Finds
Thyroid Trouble May Harm Women's Fertility, Study Finds MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study supports the notion that thyroid disorders can cause significant reproductive problems for women. The report's authors believe that testing f...
Troubled Boys, Girls Have Sex Earlier, Study Finds
Troubled Boys, Girls Have Sex Earlier, Study Finds MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children with certain behavior problems are more likely to have sex at an early age, a new study reveals. Boys and girls who are unruly and aggressive from a ...
Tamiflu Cuts 1 Day Off Average Flu Bout, Study Finds
Tamiflu Cuts 1 Day Off Average Flu Bout, Study Finds THURSDAY, Jan. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A review of the data suggests that the antiviral drug Tamiflu shortens the length of flu symptoms by about a day, and reduces the risk of flu-related comp...
Too Much Alcohol at Midlife Raises Stroke Risk, Study Finds
Too Much Alcohol at Midlife Raises Stroke Risk, Study Finds THURSDAY, Jan. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Too much alcohol in middle age can increase your stroke risk as much as high blood pressure or diabetes, a new study suggests. People who average m...
Teens, Young Adults Most Likely to Go to ER After Car Accidents: Report
Teens, Young Adults Most Likely to Go to ER After Car Accidents: Report FRIDAY, Jan. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In a finding that won't surprise many parents, a new government analysis shows that teens and young adults are the most likely to show up...
Therapy Dogs Help Cancer Patients Cope With Tough Treatments
Therapy Dogs Help Cancer Patients Cope With Tough Treatments TUESDAY, Jan. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People undergoing chemotherapy and radiation for cancer may get an emotional lift from man's best friend, a new study suggests. The study, of patie...
Test Your Home for Radon: EPA
Test Your Home for Radon: EPA TUESDAY, Jan. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Americans should test their homes for a naturally occurring radioactive gas called radon, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says. "Many people don't realize that radon is ...
Those With Autism May Have Unique Brain Connections, Study Shows
Those With Autism May Have Unique Brain Connections, Study Shows MONDAY, Jan. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with autism may have brain connections that are uniquely their own, a new study suggests. Previous research has found either over- or und...
Take Steps to Avoid Winter Falls
Take Steps to Avoid Winter Falls SATURDAY, Jan. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Falls are a major cause of injuries during the winter, but there are steps you can take to help stay on your feet, an expert says. "Many falls can be successfully avoided or ...
Too Much Sitting Can Be Deadly -- Even if You Exercise, Review Finds
Too Much Sitting Can Be Deadly -- Even if You Exercise, Review Finds MONDAY, Jan. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise doesn't erase the higher risk of serious illness or premature death that comes from sitting too much each day, a new review...