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Mild Heart Disease May Pose Equal Risks for Men and Women

Mild Heart Disease May Pose Equal Risks for Men and Women

Dec 03, – Men and women with mild heart disease share the same risks, at least over the short term, a new study suggests. Doctors have thought that women with mild heart disease do worse than men. This study, however, suggests that the rate of heart attacks and death among men and women with heart […]

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Damage to Your Skin Can Last a Lifetime, But It Doesn’t Have To

Damage to Your Skin Can Last a Lifetime, But It Doesn’t Have To

Sep 26, –  Needless to say, you didn’t have a skin care in the world back then. The wrinkles in your life belonged to your grandmother, and your thoughts of skin protection included an SPF 4 and possibly a cute hat. Sure, getting sunburned hurt, but otherwise, it didn’t matter much to you. But skin […]

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New study: Smoking in pregnancy linked to teens’ hearing loss

New study: Smoking in pregnancy linked to teens’ hearing loss

June 25, AP – Teenagers are more likely to have hearing loss if their mothers smoked during pregnancy, according to a new study that included audio tests of close to 1,000 youth. Researchers said that although the link was “relatively modest,” even limited hearing loss can have implications for kids’ learning and social skills – […]

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New Study: More Proof Healthy Living, Not Smoking Pay Off

New Study: More Proof Healthy Living, Not Smoking Pay Off

June 3, AP – Regular exercise, eating a healthy diet and maintaining a healthy weight all have clear health benefits, but the most significant lifestyle change people can make to protect their health is to stop smoking, researchers from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine report. A new study adds to the growing body of […]

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More Booze in Movies could influence teen drinking, Study Finds

More Booze in Movies could influence teen drinking, Study Finds

Children’s exposure to movie imagery of tobacco and alcohol has been linked to smoking and drinking at a younger age, heavier drinking and alcohol abuse, said the researchers from Dartmouth University Geisel School of Medicine. More movies approved for young viewers are showing alcohol brands, a trend that could influence teen drinking, researchers say. Still, […]

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Study finds: Parents Underestimate Influence Over Teens’ Substance Abuse

Study finds: Parents Underestimate Influence Over Teens’ Substance Abuse

May 25, – That’s too bad, say experts at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), since new research shows that parents are actually one of the most influential forces helping to shape their child’s views on these issues. About one in five parents think they have little control over whether their teens […]

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Study Says: Get Fit in Middle Age to Cut Heart Failure Risk

Study Says: Get Fit in Middle Age to Cut Heart Failure Risk

May 16, AP – What’s more, the reduction in risk is independent of other modifiable risk factors, such as smoking, high blood pressure and high cholesterol, the researchers said. People who are obese or out of shape in their 40s or 50s might think it’s too late to start getting fit, but new research finds […]

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