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(HealthDay News) — Close friends have more influence on teens’ alcohol use than their general peer group does, a new study says.
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Close Friends May Be Key to Teens’ Drinking

November 22, 2014 – 10:09 AM |
alcohol teens

(HealthDay News) — Close friends have more influence on teens’ alcohol use than their general peer group does, a new study says.
“We’ve known for a …

Is Tau the ‘How’ Behind Alzheimer’s?

November 1, 2014 – 8:29 AM | One Comment
Alzheimer's

By Dennis Thompson
HealthDay Reporter
FRIDAY, Oct. 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Malfunction of a key brain protein called tau is the likely culprit behind Alzheimer’s disease and …

Neurotic, Anxious Women at Greater Risk for Alzheimer’s

October 3, 2014 – 11:50 AM |
Alzheimer's

By Brad Broker
Middle aged, neurotic, easily stressed women are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease later in life, according to a new study published in …

Half Of All Texas Abortion Clinics Close Due To State Law

July 18, 2014 – 5:13 PM |
Texas

By Carrie Feibel, KUHF
In just over the past year, the number of abortion clinics in Texas fell from 41 to 20, and watchdogs say that …

Terminal Cancer Patients Confuse Palliative Chemotherapy With Last-Chance Cure

March 5, 2014 – 12:06 AM |

By Brad Broker
The official cause of my father’s death was prostate cancer.  But it was only after the cancer metastasized to his bones that he …

5 Tips To Help Patients Get Best Health Care (VIDEO)

February 20, 2014 – 3:55 PM |
Primary care doctor

By Alan Lyndon
It’s not easy being a patient.  Insurance companies and health care laws make it really difficult to know all of the rules about …