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Teaching athletes about their risks of concussion may do little to change their long-term behavior, according to a review article in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
Shares Sep 08, 2015 12:49 AM EDT
Men who have breast cancer are increasingly choosing to have a double mastectomy rather than just remove the affected breast, according to a study.
Shares Sep 07, 2015 07:23 AM EDT
September is Suicide Awareness Month and it marks the start of a movement to halt the increasing number of suicides each year.
Shares Sep 06, 2015 08:37 PM EDT
It looks like the sage advice of “eating for two” is detrimental to the mother’s health as it increases the risk of gestational diabetes.
Shares Sep 06, 2015 07:45 PM EDT
Gun laws that call for waiting periods, background checks, gun locks, and restrictions on open carrying are associated with lower rates of suicide.
Shares Sep 05, 2015 04:04 PM EDT
Remember when they say that too much of something is bad? That also applies to parenting. In a new university study, over-controlling parents can cause lifelong mental damage of children.
Shares Sep 03, 2015 11:59 PM EDT
Ladies, if you’re battling depression and so far medications are hardly working, you can try the act of forgiving others.
Shares Sep 03, 2015 10:23 PM EDT
There are many ways to know the status of your health, and you can begin by understanding your sleeping habits.
Shares Sep 03, 2015 06:13 PM EDT
CVS Health Corp. has announced that its decision to stop selling tobacco products has led to a 1% decrease in cigarette sales in areas where the chain has many pharmacies.
Shares Sep 03, 2015 05:59 PM EDT
Taking a combination pill of two antiretroviral drugs each day appears to reduce the risk of contracting the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Not one of its 657 clients receiving the drug became infected after more than 2 years.
Shares Aug 31, 2015 06:39 PM EDT
A very small pacemaker that is wireless could offer some heart patients an alternative to the traditional pacemakers that require surgery to install.
Shares Aug 30, 2015 06:52 PM EDT
An effort to reproduce 100 studies that had been published in three leading psychology journals found that more than half of the findings did not hold up when retested.
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