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College Football Players Score More Injuries at Exam Time
College Football Players Score More Injuries at Exam Time FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- College football players are much more likely to suffer injuries during weeks when they're taking tests than during training camp, a new study finds. A...
Climate Change May Bring More ER Visits, Deaths, Study Says
Climate Change May Bring More ER Visits, Deaths, Study Says FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High temperatures lead to increased emergency department visits and deaths, and the numbers will grow as climate change makes summers even hotter by ...
Could a Laser Skin Test Someday Replace Biopsy to Spot Melanoma?
Could a Laser Skin Test Someday Replace Biopsy to Spot Melanoma? FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Skin cancer remains the most common cancer for Americans, and invasive biopsies for lesions that could be dangerous melanomas have long been rou...
CT Scan Use in Kids Fell Over Past Decade
CT Scan Use in Kids Fell Over Past Decade MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children are receiving fewer CT scans now than a decade ago, dovetailing with a move to radiation-free MRI scans and ultrasounds, a recent study shows. Though several ...
Childhood Cancer Survivors Who've Had One Stroke at Risk of Second
Childhood Cancer Survivors Who've Had One Stroke at Risk of Second WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Childhood cancer survivors who've had one stroke are at high risk for having another, a new study says. Researchers analyzed data from more...
Can Coffee Lower Risk of Colon Cancer's Return?
Can Coffee Lower Risk of Colon Cancer's Return? MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Colon cancer patients who regularly drink caffeinated coffee may be lowering their risk of tumor recurrence and death from the disease, new research suggests. Bu...
City Grime Releases Pollutant When Exposed to Sunlight: Study
City Grime Releases Pollutant When Exposed to Sunlight: Study MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sunlight causes grime on city buildings, statues and other outdoor surfaces to release chemicals that create smog, according to a new study. City g...
Clearing Land Around Farms Doesn't Improve Food Safety
Clearing Land Around Farms Doesn't Improve Food Safety FRIDAY, Aug. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Clearing areas of natural habitat around farm fields doesn't improve food safety, a new study shows. The practice began after a 2006 E. coli outbreak was ...
Clubs, Adult Support Can Help Kids Stay Slim
Clubs, Adult Support Can Help Kids Stay Slim FRIDAY, Aug. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who volunteer, belong to after-school clubs and have positive role models and strong adult support at school are more likely to be physically active and less ...
Coping Tips for Summer Weather Hazards
Coping Tips for Summer Weather Hazards FRIDAY, Aug. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Severe summer weather and thunderstorms can threaten your safety and health, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns. Potential hazards include extreme ...