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Tough Laws Continue to Target Tobacco Sales to Minors
Tough Laws Continue to Target Tobacco Sales to Minors THURSDAY, Aug. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Only about 10 percent of inspected stores across the United States illegally sold tobacco products to minors during 2013, a U.S. government report says. ...
Treatment Delays for Many Who Need Gallbladder Surgery: Study
Treatment Delays for Many Who Need Gallbladder Surgery: Study THURSDAY, Aug. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- About one in five patients with gallbladder pain don't have emergency surgery when they first need it, a new study finds. Most patients who requi...
The 'Bear' Facts on Obesity and Diabetes
The 'Bear' Facts on Obesity and Diabetes TUESDAY, Aug. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The ways grizzly bears deal with hibernation and fluctuating weight might offer valuable new clues to human obesity and diabetes, new research suggests. The study autho...
Two Americans With Ebola Will Be Evacuated to United States
Two Americans With Ebola Will Be Evacuated to United States FRIDAY, Aug. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Two Americans stricken with the Ebola virus in West Africa will be evacuated to the United States for treatment, U.S. State Department officials said ...
Teen 'Growing Pains' May Persist For Years
Teen 'Growing Pains' May Persist For Years THURSDAY, July 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many teens never outgrow their "growing pains," according to new research. Knee pain can persist for years, affecting teens' participation in sports and other activ...
There's No Ebola Cure, But Early Intensive Treatment Boosts Survival
There's No Ebola Cure, But Early Intensive Treatment Boosts Survival THURSDAY, July 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The Ebola virus currently raging in West Africa has a well-earned reputation as one of the world's most deadly illnesses. But experts stre...
Tip-Over Furniture Can Kill Kids
Tip-Over Furniture Can Kill Kids WEDNESDAY, July 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It can happen in an instant: A small child pulls up on a television, dresser or computer monitor and gets critically injured when the furniture tips over. "Every parent or g...
Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea May Trigger Weight Gain
Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea May Trigger Weight Gain MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Tonsillectomies are commonly done to relieve sleep apnea in children, but a new study confirms that the treatment can speed kids' weight gain -- especially...
The 'Hobby Lobby Ruling' and What It Means for U.S. Health Care
The 'Hobby Lobby Ruling' and What It Means for U.S. Health Care FRIDAY, July 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on contraception coverage -- as mandated under the Affordable Care Act -- could lead to a legal quagmire that mig...
Teenage Boys Want Intimacy, Not Just Sex, Survey Finds
Teenage Boys Want Intimacy, Not Just Sex, Survey Finds THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The stereotype of the sex-crazed teenage boy may be dead wrong, according to a small study that asked boys what they really want from romantic relations...