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By news On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Just one e-cigarette might raise adrenaline in the heart

(Reuters Health) – Smoking just one e-cigarette might expose users to enough nicotine to trigger an adrenaline surge in the heart that can contribute to high blood pressure and other health problems, a small More...

By news On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Obese minority children less likely to have weight-loss surgery

(Reuters Health) – Obese white teens in the U.S. are much more likely obese black or Hispanic teens to be treated with weight loss surgery, according to a recent study. That’s despite the fact that minority More...

By news On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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ACA Medicaid expansion tied to earlier cancer care for the poor

(Reuters Health) – After the Affordable Care Act (ACA) helped reduce the number of uninsured Americans, more low-income adults got cancer diagnosed when it was less advanced and potentially easier to treat, More...

By news On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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Sitting most of the day may lead to an early grave

(Reuters Health) – Adults who are inactive much of the day may be more likely to die prematurely than people who don’t sit around a lot, regardless of their exercise habits, a U.S. study suggests. People More...

By news On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Too few women with breast cancer get genetic testing

(Reuters Health) – Some women with breast or ovarian cancer might benefit from genetic testing to guide their treatment and follow-up care, but less than one in five of those women actually get tested, a More...

By news On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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Intimidated patients may act like hostages

(Reuters Health) – Patients who find themselves “clamming up” during doctor visits may be similar in some way to hostages, a new study suggests. Frozen in fear and confusion, patients may feel like More...

By news On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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In nursing homes, more independence tied to higher fracture risk

Reuters Health – Seniors living on their own may have a greater risk of fractures when they’re less mobile and less able to manage daily tasks without help, but in nursing homes the opposite may be true, More...

By news On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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Cancer survivors more likely to skip drugs due to cost

Reuters Health – The percentage of U.S. adults under age 65 who skip essential prescription drugs because of price has declined, a five-year study found. But consistently, problems with financial access More...

By news On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
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Heart benefit of alcohol not seen in people with liver disease

(Reuters Health) – Light to moderate drinkers may have a lower risk of heart disease than teetotalers, but a new study suggests this doesn’t hold true for people with fatty liver disease. Most people More...

By news On Saturday, September 2nd, 2017
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Parents of mentally ill teens aren’t more likely to store guns safely

(Reuters Health) – Parents of adolescents with depression or bipolar disorder are no more likely than households without a mentally ill teen to follow safe firearm storage practices, a recent U.S. study More...