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Overconfident Folks May Blind Others to Their Real Abilities
Overconfident Folks May Blind Others to Their Real Abilities WEDNESDAY, Aug. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Overconfident people are better at convincing others that they're more talented than they really are, and therefore are more likely to get promot...
Outdoor Enthusiasts Need a Lightning Plan
Outdoor Enthusiasts Need a Lightning Plan SUNDAY, Aug. 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Those partaking in outdoor sports and activities need to be aware of the threat posed by lightning and take appropriate safety measures, experts say. Over the last dec...
Obesity Fueling Rise in Diabetes Rates, Study Finds
Obesity Fueling Rise in Diabetes Rates, Study Finds TUESDAY, Sept. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. obesity epidemic is a driving force behind the rising rates of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study. Researchers looked at data from five nati...
One Part of the Brain Doesn't Age, Study Suggests
One Part of the Brain Doesn't Age, Study Suggests FRIDAY, Aug. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- At least one part of an older person's brain can still process information as well as younger people, according to new research. Researchers compared the spati...
Obama Administration Offers New Rules for Religious Objections to Health Care Law
Obama Administration Offers New Rules for Religious Objections to Health Care Law FRIDAY, Aug. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Responding to a Supreme Court ruling handed down late in June, the Obama administration on Friday proposed a compromise path th...
Obese More Likely to Survive Serious Bloodstream Infection
Obese More Likely to Survive Serious Bloodstream Infection TUESDAY, Aug. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Obese seniors are more likely to survive a life-threatening bloodstream infection called sepsis than those who are at a normal weight, according to a...
Older Adults Sharpest in the Morning, Study Finds
Older Adults Sharpest in the Morning, Study Finds FRIDAY, Aug. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults' minds may be sharpest in the morning, a new small study finds. Canadian researchers used functional MRI to monitor the brain activity of 16 younge...
Orbactiv Approved for Drug-Resistant Skin Infections
Orbactiv Approved for Drug-Resistant Skin Infections THURSDAY, Aug. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The antibacterial drug Orbactiv (oritavancin) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat drug-resistant skin infections in adults,...
One in 10 Cancer Survivors Still Smoke Years Later, Study Finds
One in 10 Cancer Survivors Still Smoke Years Later, Study Finds WEDNESDAY, Aug. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Almost 10 percent of people who survive cancer are still smoking a decade later, a new study from the American Cancer Society shows. Experts sa...
Obstetric Complication Rates Vary Widely Between Hospitals in U.S.
Obstetric Complication Rates Vary Widely Between Hospitals in U.S. MONDAY, Aug. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An American woman's odds of encountering a complication during childbirth may depend on where she delivers, a new study suggests. The study fin...