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U.S. Agrees to Help Launch 'African CDC'

Mon, 2015-04-13 13:00

Goal is to assist Africans to prevent, identify and respond to disease outbreaks



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: International Health
Categories: Health Sciences

A Grateful Heart May Be a Healthy Heart

Mon, 2015-04-13 11:00

Keeping a gratitude journal seems to reduce cardiac risk factors, study finds



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Heart Failure
Categories: Health Sciences

Bone-Building Drug Strengthened Hips, Spines of Frail Women in Study

Mon, 2015-04-13 11:00

But stronger bones did not translate into fewer fractures in this elderly, high-risk population



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Medicines, Osteoporosis
Categories: Health Sciences

Weight-Control Myths Keep Many U.S. Women Smoking

Mon, 2015-04-13 11:00

Anti-tobacco efforts should focus on these concerns, researchers say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Smoking, Weight Control, Women's Health
Categories: Health Sciences

Nicotine Replacement Therapy and Pregnancy

Mon, 2015-04-13 08:16
Source: HealthDay -
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Birth Defects, Pregnancy and Substance Abuse, Quitting Smoking
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Boozing in Movies May Boost Teen Drinking

Mon, 2015-04-13 08:00

Alcohol use 20 percent higher in adolescents who watched liquor-laden films, study finds



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Underage Drinking
Categories: Health Sciences

Narcotic Painkillers in Pregnancy Common, Harmful to Baby

Mon, 2015-04-13 06:00

Smoking, use of antidepressants may add to harms



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Pregnancy and Substance Abuse
Categories: Health Sciences

The Inside Dish on Barbecue Safety

Sun, 2015-04-12 08:00

Watching out for spoilage is critical, expert says



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Food Safety
Categories: Health Sciences