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Traffic Pollution Linked to Higher Levels of Obesity Hormone
Traffic Pollution Linked to Higher Levels of Obesity Hormone FRIDAY, Sept. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Older people exposed to high levels of black carbon -- the fine particle air pollution from traffic -- may have increased levels of leptin, a hormo...
The Parenting Trap: Coddling Anxious Kids
The Parenting Trap: Coddling Anxious Kids FRIDAY, Sept. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some parents may make things worse for their anxious kids by falling into what researchers call the "protection trap" -- reassuring them, lavishing them with attentio...
Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer, Says New Report
Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer, Says New Report TUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- About 14.5 million U.S. cancer survivors are alive today, compared to just 3 million in 1971, the American Association for Cancer Research repor...
Tear Gas Health Effects May Last Weeks
Tear Gas Health Effects May Last Weeks THURSDAY, Sept. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Tear gas can cause health problems that may last for weeks, and can also impact a wider area than targeted, two new studies find. In one study, Turkish researchers sur...
Teens' Daily Marijuana Use Linked to Poor Outcomes
Teens' Daily Marijuana Use Linked to Poor Outcomes TUESDAY, Sept. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who use marijuana on a daily basis before they reach the age of 17 are more likely to have certain long-term problems than their non-using peers, new r...
Third U.S. Aid Worker Infected With Ebola Arrives in Nebraska
Third U.S. Aid Worker Infected With Ebola Arrives in Nebraska FRIDAY, Sept. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The third American medical missionary worker infected with the Ebola virus while working in West Africa arrived Friday at a Nebraska hospital for t...
Tips for Keeping Breast-Feeding Goals on Track
Tips for Keeping Breast-Feeding Goals on Track THURSDAY, Sept. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) Breast-feeding offers many benefits for new moms and babies, but some women experience problems and don't know where to get help, an expert says. Breast-feeding ca...
Train Your Brain to Choose Fruit Salad Over French Fries
Train Your Brain to Choose Fruit Salad Over French Fries MONDAY, Sept. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- You may be able to convince your brain that healthy foods taste better than unhealthy ones, new research suggests. The study included eight overweight a...
Take Steps to Control Bunions
Take Steps to Control Bunions FRIDAY, Aug. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- If you have bunions, taking care of them now can help you avoid more serious treatment later, an expert says. A bunion is a bump that forms on the joint of the big toe when bone o...
Today's Parents Less Able to Spot Obesity in Their Kids: Study
Today's Parents Less Able to Spot Obesity in Their Kids: Study MONDAY, Aug. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Parents have become less able to realize when their child is overweight or obese, a new study finds. In fact, parents interviewed between 2005 and...