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Teens Not the Only Ones Using Cellphones While Driving
Teens Not the Only Ones Using Cellphones While Driving TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers aren't the only ones prone to texting and talking while driving: A new survey finds that the vast majority of adults use their cellphones behin...
Two Measures of Heart Health May Hint at Seniors' Independence
Two Measures of Heart Health May Hint at Seniors' Independence MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors with a higher resting heart rate and lower heart rate variability are less able to care for themselves, a new study finds. Researchers exa...
Too Much TV Time Tied to Higher Odds for Blood Clot in Lung: Study
Too Much TV Time Tied to Higher Odds for Blood Clot in Lung: Study MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who sit around watching TV for hours on end may raise their risk for a sudden and deadly blockage of a lung artery, new research reveal...
Too Little Sleep May Quadruple Your Risk for Colds: Study
Too Little Sleep May Quadruple Your Risk for Colds: Study MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When you're run down from lack of sleep, you really are more apt to catch a cold, a new study finds. Investigators exposed 164 adults to a cold virus, ...
Too Much Weight in Midlife Tied to Earlier Alzheimer's
Too Much Weight in Midlife Tied to Earlier Alzheimer's TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Avoiding middle-age spread could be one way to delay the onset of dementia, a new study hints. Researchers found that among 142 elderly adults with Alzhe...
Too Few Blacks, Hispanics Becoming Doctors: Study
Too Few Blacks, Hispanics Becoming Doctors: Study MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Too few members of minority groups are pursuing careers in U.S. medicine, resulting in a serious lack of diversity among general practitioners and specialty do...
Travel Time Can Hamper Follow-Up Chemo, Study Says
Travel Time Can Hamper Follow-Up Chemo, Study Says MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The farther they have to travel, the less likely cancer patients are to receive follow-up chemotherapy after surgery, a new study finds. This type of treatmen...
Till Bolt Cutters Do Us Part: Titanium Rings a Challenge in the ER
Till Bolt Cutters Do Us Part: Titanium Rings a Challenge in the ER FRIDAY, Aug. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Like wedding vows, some wedding bands aren't meant to be broken. But British doctors have solved the challenge of removing titanium rings from...
Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Language Problems in Women
Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Language Problems in Women THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Insulin resistance, a key component of type 2 diabetes, may contribute to language problems in women that can potentially signal early dementia, new resea...
Tuning Into Your Favorite Music May Boost Post-Op Recovery
Tuning Into Your Favorite Music May Boost Post-Op Recovery WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Mozart, Madonna or Eminem: Whatever your taste, music may help you recover from a surgery, according to a new review of data on the subject. "More ...