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Blue-Eyed People May Face Higher Melanoma Risk
Blue-Eyed People May Face Higher Melanoma Risk WEDNESDAY, Nov. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that genes tied to blue eyes and red hair could put people at higher risk for moles or freckling in childhood, which are often precursors...
Being the Boss Tied to Depression Risk for Women, But Not Men
Being the Boss Tied to Depression Risk for Women, But Not Men FRIDAY, Nov. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Being the boss at work seems to raise the odds for symptoms of depression among women, but not men, a new study finds. "Women with job authority --...
Brain Abnormality Spotted in Many SIDS Babies
Brain Abnormality Spotted in Many SIDS Babies TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A brain abnormality may be responsible for more than 40 percent of deaths from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), a new study suggests. The abnormality is in th...
Best to Be Honest About Your Relationship With Your Boss
Best to Be Honest About Your Relationship With Your Boss FRIDAY, Nov. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Your job performance will be better if you and your boss have the same opinion about your relationship, even if it's a bad one, a new study finds. Resea...
Bedbugs Could Be Potential New Source of Tropical Disease in U.S.
Bedbugs Could Be Potential New Source of Tropical Disease in U.S. MONDAY, Nov. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Until recently, insect-transmitted Chagas disease was found mainly in Latin America and South America, but it has made its way to the United St...
Boston Marathon Bombing's Legacy of Hearing Damage
Boston Marathon Bombing's Legacy of Hearing Damage FRIDAY, Nov. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many people suffered long-term ear and hearing problems after the Boston Marathon bombing on April 15, 2013, a new study finds. The study included nearly 100 ...
B Vitamins May Not Boost Memory or Thinking, Study Suggests
B Vitamins May Not Boost Memory or Thinking, Study Suggests WEDNESDAY, Nov. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking vitamin B12 or folic acid supplements may not reduce seniors' risk of memory loss, according to a new study. Past research hinted that taki...
Big-Name Diets All Work for a While, Review Found
Big-Name Diets All Work for a While, Review Found TUESDAY, Nov. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- There are plenty of famous-name diets for weight loss, but none stands out from the pack when it comes to lasting results, a new review suggests. Looking at a...
Bed Position Matters for Stroke Patients, Report Shows
Bed Position Matters for Stroke Patients, Report Shows THURSDAY, Nov. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Hospital bed positioning can be critical in the first 24 hours after a person suffers an ischemic stroke, according to a new report. Researchers summariz...
Breast Cancer Patients Might Prefer 'Invisible Tattoo'
Breast Cancer Patients Might Prefer 'Invisible Tattoo' TUESDAY, Nov. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Using "invisible" tattoos instead of permanent dark ink ones when breast cancer patients undergo radiation therapy could help improve how patients feel ab...