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For People at High Risk, Evidence That Exercise Might Slow Alzheimer's - 2019-09-19
"For people at risk of Alzheimer's disease, working out a couple of times a week might at least slow the onset of the illness, new research suggests." More

Opioid Prescriptions for Eye Surgery Patients Surge - 2019-09-19
"Though eye surgery has gotten easier for patients, the percentage who filled an opioid prescription after an eye operation tripled between 2000 and 2014, a new study reports." More

Cases of Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Rise to 530 Across 38 States: CDC - 2019-09-19
"The number of confirmed or suspected severe lung illnesses linked to vaping has leapt to 530 cases across 38 states and the Virgin Islands, U.S. health officials reported Thursday." More

Intense Gaming Can Trigger Irregular Heartbeat, Fainting in Some Players - 2019-09-18
"These cases show that video games can produce the same sort of adrenaline rush that can cause athletes and people under extreme duress to die when their hearts stop, said Dr. Ranjit Suri, a cardiac electrophysiologist at Mount Sinai St. Luke's in New York City." More

Hysterectomy Tied to Depression, Anxiety - 2019-09-17
"Having a hysterectomy can be a traumatic experience, and new research now shows it may also increase the long-term risk for depression and anxiety." More

Are You Just a Worrywart or Is It Something More? - 2019-09-17
"Everyone goes through moments of worry, but for some people, anxiety takes over their lives. How can you tell if you're an average worrywart or if you might have an anxiety disorder? Your degree of distress is often a good indicator." More

Could Profit Be a Factor in Kidney Transplant Decisions? - 2019-09-17
"In a finding that suggests money may sometimes guide whether someone gets a new kidney, researchers report that patients at U.S. for-profit dialysis centers are less likely to receive a transplant." More

Kids Often Prescribed Drugs 'Off-Label,' Raising Concerns - 2019-09-16
"The study found that doctors prescribed one or more off-label drugs for children in almost 1 out of every 5 office visits." More

More U.S. Teen Girls Are Victims of Suicide Than Thought, Study Finds - 2019-09-13
"The gender gap in teen suicide is smaller than previously estimated, with more girls dying by suicide each year, a new study contends." More

Heartburn Drug Zantac May Contain Small Amounts of Known Carcinogen, FDA Says - 2019-09-13
"A substance that could cause cancer has been found in some ranitidine heartburn and ulcer medicines, including the brand-name drug Zantac, and the source of this contamination is being investigated, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says." More

CDC Revises Number of Vaping-Linked Lung Illnesses to 380 in 36 States - 2019-09-13
"U.S. health officials have revised downward the number of cases of a severe lung injury linked to vaping, from more than 450 cases cited last week to the total of 380 cases announced late Thursday." More

U.S. Autism Rates Rising Fastest for Hispanics, Blacks - 2019-09-12
"Autism rates among U.S. children are rising fastest among blacks and Hispanics, researchers say." More

Dementia Caregivers Often Face Sleepless Nights - 2019-09-11
"Sleep loss is a problem for people who care for loved ones with dementia, which can put both caregivers and patients at risk, researchers say." More

Purdue Pharma to Settle Opioid Crisis Lawsuits, May Pay Up to $12 Billion - 2019-09-11
"OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has reached a tentative settlement with a coalition of states and local governments that sued the company over its role in America's ongoing opioid crisis, press reports say." More

Vets With Traumatic Brain Injury Have Higher Suicide Risk: Study - 2019-09-11
"The risk of suicide among U.S. military veterans who have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is more than double that of other vets, a new study finds." More

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