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Weight-Control Myths Keep Many U.S. Women Smoking
Weight-Control Myths Keep Many U.S. Women Smoking MONDAY, April 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- American women who believe smoking helps control weight are less likely than other female smokers to try quitting in response to higher cigarette prices and a...
Walking Boosts Outcomes for Prostate Cancer Survivors
Walking Boosts Outcomes for Prostate Cancer Survivors THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Quality of life can deteriorate for men due to the effects of prostate cancer and its treatment. But a new study shows that engaging in a regular walkin...
Women With Grandkids May Leave Workforce Sooner
Women With Grandkids May Leave Workforce Sooner FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women with grandchildren are more likely to retire early, according to a new study. Researchers looked at more than 47,000 retirement-age women in the United St...
Work-Related Asthma Affects Millions of U.S. Adults: CDC
Work-Related Asthma Affects Millions of U.S. Adults: CDC THURSDAY, April 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Wheezing and coughing on the job from work-related asthma is more common than you might think, according to a new U.S. health report. Almost 16 percen...
Women Born Early at Greater Risk of Delivering Preemies, Study Suggests
Women Born Early at Greater Risk of Delivering Preemies, Study Suggests THURSDAY, April 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who were born prematurely may be more likely to deliver their own babies early, a new study suggests. Canadian researchers found ...
Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig Beat Other Commercial Diet Plans, Study Finds
Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig Beat Other Commercial Diet Plans, Study Finds MONDAY, April 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many people turn to commercial weight-loss programs to help them shed excess pounds, but there's surprisingly little scientific eviden...
Weight-Loss Surgery Might Reduce Serious Asthma Flare-Ups
Weight-Loss Surgery Might Reduce Serious Asthma Flare-Ups FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In obese people with asthma, weight-loss surgery has been linked to a significant reduction in serious asthma flare-ups, new research suggests. "We fo...
Why Insulin Resistance May Be More Common in Men
Why Insulin Resistance May Be More Common in Men MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research may help explain why obese men are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than obese women. As people become overweight, their skeletal muscle dev...
When to Keep Kids Home From School
When to Keep Kids Home From School FRIDAY, March 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Trying to determine whether to keep a child home from school due to illness can be difficult for parents, but a pediatrician offers some advice on how to make that call. "Be...
Why Isn't There Any Cheap, Generic Insulin?
Why Isn't There Any Cheap, Generic Insulin? WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research examines why people with diabetes who depend on injections of lifesaving insulin still have no cheaper generic options to treat their disease. "Surp...