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Study Ties Divorce to Higher Chance of Heart Attack
Study Ties Divorce to Higher Chance of Heart Attack TUESDAY, April 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who divorce face a higher risk of suffering a heart attack than those who remain in wedded bliss, but remarriage may not be the remedy, at least not...
Substance Abuse Reported by About 1 in 10 American Workers
Substance Abuse Reported by About 1 in 10 American Workers THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly one in 10 full-time workers in the United States has had a recent substance abuse problem, a new government study reveals. Analysis of data ...
Stronger Muscles = Healthier Bones in Kids
Stronger Muscles = Healthier Bones in Kids FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stronger muscles seems to mean healthier bones in children, according to a new study. "Bone strength and size is important because they are significant factors in lo...
Salt Pills Do Little for Endurance Athletes: Study
Salt Pills Do Little for Endurance Athletes: Study FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking salt pills does little to boost the performance of endurance athletes, new research shows. Although the study only involved 11 athletes, the findings ...
Safety Tips Hot Off the Grill
Safety Tips Hot Off the Grill SATURDAY, April 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- This barbecue season, make sure the only thing at risk of getting burned is the food. Protect yourself with an apron and mitts, and pay attention to your surroundings, a doctor...
Swallowing Pills? Children Can Learn How
Swallowing Pills? Children Can Learn How MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children who have trouble swallowing needed pills aren't out of luck, according to a new study. At least five different strategies may help them swallow pills and caps...
Stem Cells, Fecal Transplants Show Promise for Crohn's Disease
Stem Cells, Fecal Transplants Show Promise for Crohn's Disease FRIDAY, April 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Two experimental therapies might help manage the inflammatory bowel disorder Crohn's disease, if this early research pans out. In one study, rese...
Sea Creatures Getting Bigger Over Time
Sea Creatures Getting Bigger Over Time SATURDAY, April 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Marine animals are getting bigger, a new study shows. Over the past 542 million years, the average size of sea creatures has increased by 150 times, the Stanford Unive...
Smartphones Could Be Early Warning System for Earthquakes
Smartphones Could Be Early Warning System for Earthquakes FRIDAY, April 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smartphones and other personal electronic devices could be used to detect earthquakes and alert people in poorer countries about the danger, researche...
Study Yields Genetic Insights Into Pancreatic Cancer
Study Yields Genetic Insights Into Pancreatic Cancer THURSDAY, April 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most pancreatic cancers have gene mutations that could be targeted by existing drugs, a new study suggests. The researchers say the findings could lead to...