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Niacin Doesn't Reduce Heart Problems, May Create Some, Research Finds
WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Niacin, a commonly used cholesterol treatment, doesn't reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke in people with hardened arteries. What's more, the drug ...

Antibiotics Often Prescribed Needlessly for Terminally Ill, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Antibiotics are given to many hospice patients, although there's little proof the medicines benefit them, a new study shows. About 21 percent of ...

Study Suggests Tough Smoking Laws Might Lower Suicide Risk
WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking may increase a person's risk for suicide, but high cigarette taxes and smoking restrictions in public places lower that risk, a new study ...

Even Mild Concussion Can Cause Thinking, Memory Problems: Study
WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A mild or moderate concussion may have longer-lasting consequences than previously realized, a new study suggests. By comparing brain imaging studies ...

Vitamin B No Help for Alzheimer's: Review
WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking B vitamins does not slow age-related mental decline or prevent Alzheimer's disease, a new review says. People with Alzheimer's have high blood ...

Removing Healthy Breast of Little Benefit to Breast Cancer Patients: Study
WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For most women with breast cancer, there doesn't seem to be a significant survival benefit from having their healthy breast removed as well, new research ...

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