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New BRCA testing recommendations from the U.S. preventive services task force.
Consuming high levels of fluoride during pregnancy may lower baby's IQ.
THURSDAY, Aug. 22 (HealthDay News) -- While there's been a slight uptick in the number of American boys who get the HPV vaccine to help prevent certain cancers, a new study finds there's been almost no increase for girls.
And overall, too few kids are getting the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine (Gardasil, Cervarix), which can help p...
THURSDAY, Aug. 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The more opioid painkillers that heart and lung surgery patients are prescribed, the more likely they are to become dependent on them, a new study finds.
Researchers analyzed insurance claims from more than 24,500 Medicare patients who had heart or lung surgery between 2009 and 2015. Those pa...
THURSDAY, Aug. 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- As America continues to struggle with an opioid epidemic, marijuana has been suggested by some as a safer alternative to opioid painkillers. But taking the two together may leave users vulnerable to mental health issues, a new study finds.
Not only that, researchers found that those who combi...
THURSDAY, Aug. 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Everywhere you look, CBD products are for sale, and they may hold promise for treating chronic pain, opioid addiction and other conditions.
But a new review says more human clinical trials on the safety and effectiveness of cannabidiol (CBD) products are needed.
"There are many intr...
THURSDAY, Aug. 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Chance Ammirata was a vaper for almost two years. But three weeks ago, the 18-year-old began to have trouble breathing.
"I would say my chest felt like it was collapsing and tightening up, and I couldn't breathe," he told CBS News. After going to the emergency room, doctors told him h...
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THURSDAY, Aug. 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise, even a little of it, can lengthen your life, a new study suggests.
The Norwegian researchers also found that too much sitting was associated with a higher risk of early death.
"Developing ways to limit sedentary time and increase activity at any level could considerably im...
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