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Chef's Input Helps Make School Meals Healthier, Study Finds
Chef's Input Helps Make School Meals Healthier, Study Finds MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Getting a professional chef's input improves the fruit and vegetable selection in school cafeterias, leading students to eat more of those healthy f...
Colorado's Legal Pot Is Potent, and a Little Dirty
Colorado's Legal Pot Is Potent, and a Little Dirty MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New lab tests on Colorado's legal marijuana suggest that the state's weed supply is more potent than ever, and also a little dirty. For over a year, Colorada...
Counseling Beats School Suspension at Curbing Pot Use: Study
Counseling Beats School Suspension at Curbing Pot Use: Study WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Students at schools that impose suspensions for marijuana use are more likely to smoke pot than those at schools without a suspension policy, a ...
Could Smoggy Air Raise Your Anxiety Level?
Could Smoggy Air Raise Your Anxiety Level? WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Air pollution may take a toll not only on physical health, but mental well-being as well, two new studies suggest. In one, researchers confirmed a long-studied co...
CDC Launches New Round of Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads
CDC Launches New Round of Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health officials on Thursday released a new round of graphic anti-smoking ads featuring former smokers living with the ravages of tobacco. The new ads...
COPD Takes Big Toll on Employment, Mobility in U.S.
COPD Takes Big Toll on Employment, Mobility in U.S. THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The respiratory illness known as COPD takes a toll on mobility and employment, with a new report finding that nearly one-quarter of Americans with the con...
Connection Between Diabetes, Advanced Breast Cancer Detected in Study
Connection Between Diabetes, Advanced Breast Cancer Detected in Study FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women with diabetes may have an increased risk of being diagnosed with advanced breast cancer, a new study from Canada shows. "Our finding...
Could a Diet Help Shield You From Alzheimer's?
Could a Diet Help Shield You From Alzheimer's? FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists say they've developed an anti-Alzheimer's diet. While it couldn't prove cause-and-effect, the new study found that adults who rigorously followed the ...
Cancer Patients Who Smoke, Drink May Face Longer Feeding Tube Use
Cancer Patients Who Smoke, Drink May Face Longer Feeding Tube Use THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking and heavy drinking seem to increase the risk that patients with head and neck cancer will need a feeding tube for an extended time a...
Can Fish Oil Help Boys With ADHD Pay Attention?
Can Fish Oil Help Boys With ADHD Pay Attention? THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Boys with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder may benefit from the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish and some vegetable oils, a small European study sugg...