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Preventing Breast Cancer

Major, new report on lifestyle habits and breast cancer prevention.

22 May

Fruit Juice in Infancy

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19 May

Check-Up for the Kitchen

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Helping Ease Kids' Fears After Manchester Terror Attack

TUESDAY, May 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- As reports of the carnage at Monday's Ariana Grande show in Manchester, England, continue to pour in, many teens with tickets to concerts during the coming summer music season may be reluctant to attend an event.

But child and adolescent psychiatrists say it's important that parents let their t...

City Life Tough on Teens' Mental Health

TUESDAY, May 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- City life seems to take a toll on the adolescent mind, new research suggests.

The study included more than 2,000 18-year-olds in England and Wales who were interviewed about psychotic experiences (such as hearing voices and feeling extremely paranoid) since age 12.

The research team ...

3 Key Lifestyle Factors Can Lower Breast Cancer Odds

TUESDAY, May 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Things that keep you healthy overall, also appear to help lower a woman's risk of breast cancer, a new review says.

The review found that exercising regularly, maintaining a healthy weight and limiting alcohol could all reduce breast cancer odds.

The report, from the American Institut...

Ways to Track Weight Loss Success

TUESDAY, May 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Self-monitoring is part of virtually every weight loss plan, and weighing yourself is a key part of self-monitoring. After all, the one thing every dieter wants to see is results.

But how can you really tell if you're making progress? The most common method is to step on the scale. Yet a big ...

Blacks More Prone to Colon Cancers That Arise Between Colonoscopies: Study

MONDAY, May 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Colon cancer guidelines now recommend a colonoscopy every 10 years, beginning at age 50 for people at average risk for the disease.

But a new study finds that older black Americans are far more likely than whites to develop a colon cancer in the decade-long gap between these screenings.

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1 in 4 Americans Knows Someone Hooked on Opioids: Poll

MONDAY, May 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- More than a quarter of Americans -- and 1 in 3 millennials -- say they know someone addicted to opioids or prescription painkillers, according to a new survey from the American Psychiatric Association (APA).

Also, most respondents from the poll of more than 1,000 adults believe treatment is a ...

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