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Drugs Show Promise for Some Advanced Lung Cancers
Drugs Show Promise for Some Advanced Lung Cancers WEDNESDAY, April 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Two experimental drugs may help patients whose lung cancer has become resistant to the latest available treatments, separate studies say. Both drugs showed...
Dropping One Sugary Soda a Day Could Cut Diabetes Risk: Study
Dropping One Sugary Soda a Day Could Cut Diabetes Risk: Study THURSDAY, April 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who love sugary sodas and flavored milk may have a heightened risk of type 2 diabetes, regardless of their body weight, a large new study...
Drop in Drunk Driving Crashes May Have Boosted U.S. Economy
Drop in Drunk Driving Crashes May Have Boosted U.S. Economy THURSDAY, April 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A dramatic drop in the number of alcohol-related car accidents over the past three decades may have helped fuel the U.S. economy, a new study sugg...
Diabetes Study Suggests a Little Extra Weight Tied to Longer Survival
Diabetes Study Suggests a Little Extra Weight Tied to Longer Survival MONDAY, May 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A controversial new study suggests that some extra weight may be linked to a longer life for people with type 2 diabetes. Compared to underwe...
Device May Pose Dangers for Patients With Irregular Heartbeat: Study
Device May Pose Dangers for Patients With Irregular Heartbeat: Study MONDAY, May 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Heart surgeons are making regular and potentially dangerous "off-label" use of a suturing device in patients with abnormal heart rhythms, rese...
Doctors Say Head Lice Should Not Bar Kids From School
Doctors Say Head Lice Should Not Bar Kids From School MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Outbreaks of head lice in kids can be effectively treated without banning infected children from school, new guidelines from the American Academy of Pedia...
Depression, Weapons May Be More Common for Bullied Teens
Depression, Weapons May Be More Common for Bullied Teens MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Bullied high school students have greater odds for depression and suicidal thoughts than others, and they're also more likely to take weapons to school...
Divorce May Increase Psychosomatic Symptoms in Teens: Study
Divorce May Increase Psychosomatic Symptoms in Teens: Study MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens may have an increased risk for psychosomatic symptoms -- physical problems caused by mental distress -- if their parents separate or divorce, ...
Daily Aspirin Taken by More Than Half of Older U.S. Adults
Daily Aspirin Taken by More Than Half of Older U.S. Adults FRIDAY, April 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Slightly more than half of middle-aged adults and seniors in the United States take aspirin daily to prevent heart attack, stroke or other serious il...
Drug-Related HIV Outbreak Spurs Nationwide Alert
Drug-Related HIV Outbreak Spurs Nationwide Alert FRIDAY, April 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- With narcotic painkiller abuse now linked to 142 cases of HIV in rural Indiana, U.S. health officials are alerting other states to watch for clusters of HIV an...