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More Than One Kind of Message May Convince Smokers to Quit, Study Says

Wed, 2014-09-17 15:00
Using both positive, negative wording on labels could have the most effect, researchers report
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Quitting Smoking
Categories: Health Sciences

PTSD Link to Food Addiction Seen in Report

Wed, 2014-09-17 15:00

Study finds women with worst PTSD more likely to be addicted to food, but it's not clear if one causes the other



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Eating Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Women's Health
Categories: Health Sciences

Artificial Sweeteners May Raise Blood Sugar Levels

Wed, 2014-09-17 13:00

Scientists saw changes in helpful gut bacteria, which can affect some people's ability to process glucose



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Sugar, Carbohydrates, Diabetes
Categories: Health Sciences

Healthy Lifestyle Changes Linked to Reduced Risk for Dementia

Wed, 2014-09-17 13:00

Never too late to take steps to help avoid the memory-robbing disorder, researchers say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dementia, Healthy Living
Categories: Health Sciences

Researchers Discover How Bacteria Resist Antibiotics in Hospitals

Wed, 2014-09-17 13:00

Spotting infected patients, disinfecting hospitals key to curbing spread of resistant bacteria, experts say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Bacterial Infections, Health Facilities, Infection Control
Categories: Health Sciences

12 States Now Reporting Severe Respiratory Illness That Targets Kids

Wed, 2014-09-17 11:00
Health officials urge good hygiene to limit exposure to Enterovirus D68
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Germs and Hygiene, Viral Infections
Categories: Health Sciences

Major U.S. Food Makers Cut 6.4 Trillion Calories from Products

Wed, 2014-09-17 11:00

16 companies exceeded pledge, but more work needed, experts say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Food Labeling, Nutrition
Categories: Health Sciences

Generic vs. Brand-name Drugs

Wed, 2014-09-17 08:10
Source: HealthDay -
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Medicare, Seniors' Health, Statins
Categories: Health Sciences

Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids

Wed, 2014-09-17 08:00

Association between phthalates and lung disorder needs additional research, study authors say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma in Children, Fetal Health and Development, Household Products
Categories: Health Sciences

Health Tip: Avoiding Salmonella from Your Pet

Wed, 2014-09-17 06:00
Wash hands after handling food for Fluffy or Fido
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Animal Diseases and Your Health
Categories: Health Sciences

Health Tip: Minimize Jet Lag

Wed, 2014-09-17 06:00
Observe sleep and meal times in new time zone
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Traveler's Health
Categories: Health Sciences

Urine Test for HPV Works Well, Analysis Finds

Wed, 2014-09-17 06:00

It's a less invasive way to spot virus linked to cervical cancer; may increase screening rates, researchers say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: HPV, Laboratory Tests
Categories: Health Sciences

FDA to Probe Testosterone Therapy Claims, Safety

Wed, 2014-09-17 06:00

Joint committee to consider whether 'Low T' products are overprescribed and whether treatment raises heart risks



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Drug Safety, Hormones, Men's Health
Categories: Health Sciences

Researchers Don't See Long-Term Benefits from Drug for Preemies

Tue, 2014-09-16 16:00

Magnesium sulfate still useful in short term for helping to reduce risk of cerebral palsy, study says



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Childbirth Problems, Medicines and Children, Premature Babies
Categories: Health Sciences

Combo Therapy Best for COPD: Study

Tue, 2014-09-16 15:00

Researchers found two-drug regimen cut death, hospitalization rates for the respiratory disease



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

Most Treatments for Blood Clots Appear Safe, Effective

Tue, 2014-09-16 15:00

Analysis of studies shows almost all strategies have similar outcomes, Canadian researchers report



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Thinners, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism
Categories: Health Sciences

Some Benefits of Screening Elderly Women for Breast Cancer Questioned

Tue, 2014-09-16 15:00

Mammograms for those aged 69 to 75 could result in overtreatment, researchers caution



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Mammography, Seniors' Health
Categories: Health Sciences

U.S. Waistlines Keep Growing, With Women Leading the Way

Tue, 2014-09-16 15:00

Average is nearly 39 inches, CDC researchers find



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Body Weight, Health Disparities, Obesity
Categories: Health Sciences

1 in 5 U.S. Men Admits to Violence Against Spouse, Partner

Tue, 2014-09-16 13:00
Acts include hitting, kicking, biting, choking, threatening with a weapon, survey finds
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Domestic Violence, Health Statistics
Categories: Health Sciences

Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer, Says New Report

Tue, 2014-09-16 13:00

But aging population and increasing obesity threaten progress



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Health Statistics
Categories: Health Sciences

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