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Secondhand smoke a health hazard for teens, government study says

Jan 11, 2016 AM EST A government study has revealed that even though the number of U.S. teenagers who smoke has come down, secondhand smoke remains a big problem for them.

Single moms likely to suffer from insufficient sleep, CDC report says

Jan 10, 2016 AM EST A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that 44 percent of single moms living with children under the age of 18 do not get the recommended seven hours of sleep each ...

Cancer deaths higher after organ transplant, study says

Jan 10, 2016 AM EST A new study reveals that solid organ transplant recipients (SOTRs) are at a higher risk for dying from cancer.

Did dinosaurs woo their mates with a frenzied dance?

Jan 09, 2016 AM EST Researchers say that the newly discovered theropod dinosaur footprints indicate that the dinosaurs indulged in a frenzied Cretaceous courtship dance.

UK imposes tough guidelines on alcohol intake

Jan 08, 2016 AM EST The new guidelines on alcohol intake by the UK government suggests that both men and women should regularly drink no more than 14 units of alcohol per week.

Bisexuality, specfically among women, on the rise, CDC report says

Jan 08, 2016 AM EST A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that bisexuality in America is on the rise, especially among women.

Eat more fruits, veggies, new government guidelines say

Jan 07, 2016 AM EST The federal government's new dietary guidelines, which were released on Thursday, recommended the intake of more fruits, vegetables and whole wheat and limiting the intake of sugar to 10 percent or ...

Common antibiotics can kill gut bacteria, lead to infections In

Jan 07, 2016 AM EST A recent study conducted by a team of researchers at the University of North Carolina revealed that even one course of antibiotics can lead to infections by making the gut microbiota more vulnerable

Lack of deep sleep may lead to Alzheimer's, researchers say

Jan 07, 2016 AM EST Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have documented that there is a link between lack of sleep and the risk of Alzheimer's disease

Vitamin D may not reduce risk of falls among elderly, study says

Jan 06, 2016 AM EST A new study conducted by researchers from University Hospital Zurich suggests that high doses of Vitamin D do not improve the muscle strength in the lower extremities of people aged 70 and above.

Cancer in one twin increases risk of cancer for the sibling

Jan 06, 2016 AM EST A new study reveals that cancer in one twin increases the risk for the sibling also developing the disease.

Social networks greatly influence the health in early and late adulthood, study says

Jan 06, 2016 AM EST Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found that social relationships can interfere with physical well being by increasing the risk for abdominal obesity, inflammation and ...

People eat more when food is labeled 'healthy', study says

Jan 05, 2016 PM EST A new study suggests that people tend to overeat when they eat food that has been labeled "healthy".

Regular aspirin use may lower risk of advanced prostrate cancer in men

Jan 05, 2016 AM EST A new study has suggested regular use of aspirin might lower the risk of prostate cancer.

Emotions affect the creative network of brain

Jan 05, 2016 AM EST A new brain scanning study of jazz pianists reveals that the workings of neural circuits associated with creativity change when artists are trying to convey emotions.

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