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7/2/2015
How to Avoid July Fourth Allergy Flare-Ups
Smoke, stings, mold are common summer allergens that can trigger asthma, allergy attacks, experts say
7/2/2015
Naps May Boost Worker Productivity
Hour of rest during the day seemed to ease impulsiveness and frustration, researchers report
7/2/2015
Summer Danger: BBQ Grill Brush Wires Causing Big Health Woes
If ingested, stray wire bristles can pierce throat, intestines, public health experts warn.
7/2/2015
Could Blue Eyes Raise Odds for Alcoholism?
Study finds genes that determine eye color line up along ones tied to alcohol abuse
7/2/2015
Drug Offers Hope Against Disease Where Sunlight Causes Pain
Implanted pellet allows people with rare genetic condition to venture into daylight
7/2/2015
Children with Autism Respond Differently to Smells: Study
Kids with ASDs didn't change their sniff response when odors were unpleasant
7/2/2015
Rapid Response Guidelines May Improve Children's Stroke Care
Researchers report treatment recommendations got kids evaluated faster in ER
7/2/2015
Migraine's Link to Higher Heart Disease Risk May Not Be Genetic
Study suggests non-genetic factors may be what increases risk
7/2/2015
Behind Many High-Achieving Children...
Is a parent who nurtured their development, study suggests
7/2/2015
Mass Killings, School Shootings in U.S. May Be 'Contagious'
These events appear to inspire similar tragedies afterward, study suggests
7/2/2015
Gene Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis Shows Some Promise in Study
Lung function benefit was slight, but even keeping lungs stable would be improvement, experts say
7/2/2015
Many Americans Trying to Cut Their Salt Intake: CDC
Overall, half of adults surveyed recently said they were trying to avoid sodium
7/2/2015
Americans' Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds
But, due to aging population, actual number of cancer deaths is rising
7/1/2015
Fireworks Can Spark Bump in Air Pollution, Study Finds
July Fourth favorites release small particles that can harm the lungs, scientists find
7/1/2015
Obese Teens Less Likely to Use Birth Control
Heavy adolescent girls at greater risk for unintended pregnancy, study shows
7/1/2015
Surging Food Supply Linked to Global Obesity Epidemic
Boost in available calories comes largely from ultra-processed, inexpensive foods, expert says
7/1/2015
Many U.S. AIDS Patients Still Die When 'Opportunistic' Infections Strike
Study of San Francisco data for 1997-2012 shows 35 percent death rate over 5 years for these patients
7/1/2015
Extracurricular Sports May Give Kids' Academics a Boost
Study suggests these activities might improve kids' attention span, self-control
7/1/2015
Red Cross Urges Americans to Give Blood During Fourth of July
More than 40 percent of people will be away, but drive continues over holiday weekend
7/1/2015
Weight-Loss Surgery May Beat Diet, Exercise as Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
After procedure, many patients no longer need medications, researchers find