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Children of Melanoma Survivors Often Get Sunburned: Study
Children of Melanoma Survivors Often Get Sunburned: Study FRIDAY, Jan. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Common wisdom holds that adults who've experienced the trauma of melanoma would go to greater lengths to shield their children from the sun's rays. But...
Could a Drink a Day Lower Your Risk for Heart Failure?
Could a Drink a Day Lower Your Risk for Heart Failure? MONDAY, Jan. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Having a drink each day might help lower a middle-aged person's odds for heart failure, a new study reveals. The investigation suggests that men in their ...
Can Coffee Protect You From Melanoma?
Can Coffee Protect You From Melanoma? TUESDAY, Jan. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Your morning coffee might do more than perk you up. Researchers suggest it also might help protect you against melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. Coffee drinker...
Could Nutrients in Fish Shield Fetus From Mercury's Harms?
Could Nutrients in Fish Shield Fetus From Mercury's Harms? WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Despite concerns over mercury exposure, pregnant women who eat lots of fish may not harm their unborn children, a new study suggests. Three decades...
California Measles Outbreak Shows How Quickly Disease Can Resurface in U.S.
California Measles Outbreak Shows How Quickly Disease Can Resurface in U.S. WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fifteen years after measles was declared eliminated in the United States, the recent outbreak traced to two Disney parks in Califo...
Child Medicaid Recipients Become Healthy, Productive Adults: Study
Child Medicaid Recipients Become Healthy, Productive Adults: Study WEDNESDAY, Jan. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who received expanded Medicaid benefits as children contribute more in taxes, were more likely to attend college, and have a lower r...
Cluster of Heart Risk Factors Tied to Uterine Cancer Risk
Cluster of Heart Risk Factors Tied to Uterine Cancer Risk TUESDAY, Jan. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A collection of health risk factors known as the "metabolic syndrome" may boost older women's risk of endometrial cancer, even if they're not overweig...
Cancer Survivors May Struggle for Years With Mental, Physical Problems
Cancer Survivors May Struggle for Years With Mental, Physical Problems MONDAY, Jan. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many U.S. cancer survivors have unresolved physical and mental health issues long after being cured, a new study finds. One expert wasn't ...
CDC Lab Worker Has No Sign of Ebola Infection, Agency Says
CDC Lab Worker Has No Sign of Ebola Infection, Agency Says TUESDAY, Jan. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lab technician who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus in an agency laboratory in Atlanta last...
Cancer Groups Urge More Regulation of E-Cigarettes
Cancer Groups Urge More Regulation of E-Cigarettes THURSDAY, Jan. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The potential health hazards of e-cigarettes remain unclear, and more regulation on their use is needed, say two groups representing cancer researchers and s...