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Jimmy Carter's Recovery Highlights Power of New Cancer Treatments
Jimmy Carter's Recovery Highlights Power of New Cancer Treatments MONDAY, Dec. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Former President Jimmy Carter's remarkable response to his treatment for brain cancer can be chalked up in part to significant recent advances i...
Jimmy Carter Says Brain Scans Show No Signs of Cancer
Jimmy Carter Says Brain Scans Show No Signs of Cancer MONDAY, Dec. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Former President Jimmy Carter said on Sunday that brain scans have shown there are no longer any signs of the melanoma cancer that had spread to his brain. ...
Jury Still Out on Silicone Breast Implant Safety
Jury Still Out on Silicone Breast Implant Safety MONDAY, Nov. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- After years of study, a new analysis finds there is still insufficient evidence on whether silicone breast implants are linked to any long-term health effects. T...
Just One Energy Drink Sends Young Adults' Stress Hormone Levels Soaring
Just One Energy Drink Sends Young Adults' Stress Hormone Levels Soaring SUNDAY, Nov. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News)-- Just one energy drink can cause potentially harmful spikes in both stress hormone levels and blood pressure in young, healthy adults, a new...
Junk Food Not to Blame for America's Obesity Epidemic: Study
Junk Food Not to Blame for America's Obesity Epidemic: Study THURSDAY, Nov. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Despite their bad reputation, junk food, fast food and soda aren't the root cause of America's obesity epidemic, Cornell University researchers con...
Job Stress Tied to Stroke Risk, Study Suggests
Job Stress Tied to Stroke Risk, Study Suggests WEDNESDAY, Oct. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Having a high-stress job, particularly one that is demanding but offers little personal control, may raise the risk for a stroke, Chinese researchers report. A...
Jumbo Portions Lead to Overeating, Study Confirms
Jumbo Portions Lead to Overeating, Study Confirms MONDAY, Sept. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Larger portions and oversized tableware do contribute to overeating, a new study reports. Eliminating jumbo servings of foods and beverages could reduce calor...
Jimmy Carter Being Treated for Melanoma That Has Spread to Brain
Jimmy Carter Being Treated for Melanoma That Has Spread to Brain THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Displaying the grace and calm that has been a hallmark of much of his public life, former President Jimmy Carter announced Thursday that docto...
Jury Still Out on Whether Saturated Fat Is Bad for You, Researchers Say
Jury Still Out on Whether Saturated Fat Is Bad for You, Researchers Say TUESDAY, Aug. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that saturated fats, like those found in many dairy products and meat, may not be the big contributors to heart di...
Just 1 in 3 Seniors With Diabetes Has Disease Under Control
Just 1 in 3 Seniors With Diabetes Has Disease Under Control THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Only one-third of American seniors with diabetes have their disease under control, a new study finds. "This research gives us a good picture of dia...