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Smoking Ups Risk of Complications From Urologic Cancers: Study
Smoking Ups Risk of Complications From Urologic Cancers: Study FRIDAY, May 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Current and former smokers have more complications from major surgery for some urology-related cancers, according to new research. But even though ...
Single Moms Report Poorer Health Later in Life
Single Moms Report Poorer Health Later in Life FRIDAY, May 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who are single mothers before age 50 may be at increased risk for poor health later in life, according to a new study. Any period of single motherhood before...
Scientists Pinpoint a Speech Center in Brain
Scientists Pinpoint a Speech Center in Brain MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've pinpointed a part of the brain that processes speech. The finding about the superior temporal sulcus -- located in the temporal lobe -- helps...
Stenting Outcomes Vary Widely Among U.S. Hospitals
Stenting Outcomes Vary Widely Among U.S. Hospitals MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of death or stroke after carotid artery stenting varies widely among U.S. hospitals, with the odds four times higher at some medical centers than othe...
Sleep Apnea May Boost Depression Risk in Men, Study Finds
Sleep Apnea May Boost Depression Risk in Men, Study Finds MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Men who have the sleep disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea appear to have a higher risk of depression, new research suggests. Men with undiagnosed...
Serious Concussions Linked to Memory Problems in Retired NFL Players
Serious Concussions Linked to Memory Problems in Retired NFL Players MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- National Football League players who suffered concussions serious enough to lose consciousness may be at risk for brain damage that can affec...
Shift Work Linked to Health Problems
Shift Work Linked to Health Problems MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Shift work may harm your health, a new study warns. Researchers examined data on nearly 1,600 people in Wisconsin, comparing the health of shift workers with those who worke...
Suicide Rate Up Among Young Black Children in U.S.
Suicide Rate Up Among Young Black Children in U.S. MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Suicides among black American children have increased in recent years, while fewer white children are killing themselves, a new analysis finds. The odds of any...
Secondhand Pot Smoke Can Give Bystanders Mild 'High'
Secondhand Pot Smoke Can Give Bystanders Mild 'High' TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In unventilated rooms or vehicles, secondhand marijuana smoke can affect people who aren't smoking the drug, a new study finds. In those situations, nonsmok...
Steroids No Better for Sciatica Pain Than Placebo, Study Finds
Steroids No Better for Sciatica Pain Than Placebo, Study Finds TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors often prescribe steroid pills to ease the discomfort of sciatica -- back and leg pain usually caused by a herniated disk in the lower back...