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ADHD May Raise Odds for Premature Death

February 26, 2015 – 12:45 AM |
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By Steven Reinberg, HealthDay
(HealthDay News) — People with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more than twice as likely to die prematurely as those without the common disorder, …

Obamacare Won’t Swamp Doctors, Study Contends

February 25, 2015 – 12:11 PM |
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WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The greater number of Americans with health insurance under the Affordable Care Act will lead to only a …

Chances Are Good That Smoking Will Kill You; Study

February 24, 2015 – 9:01 PM |
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If you’re a smoker and you like to gamble, consider these odds: As many as two out of every three people who smoke will die …

Could a Dishwasher Raise Your Child’s Allergy, Asthma Risk?

February 23, 2015 – 12:12 PM |
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By Tara Haelle, HealthDay
MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Hand washing dishes instead of using a machine to wash dishes may reduce children’s risk of developing …

Breast-Fed Babies Less Likely to Develop Allergies

February 22, 2015 – 8:59 AM |
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(HealthDay News) — Numerous factors influence the makeup of bacteria in the digestive system, which then alters the immune system and changes susceptibility to allergies, …

Hookahs No Safer Than Cigarettes

February 20, 2015 – 3:58 PM |
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Contrary to what many people think, hookah water pipes do not filter out most of the heavy metals in tobacco, a new study warns.
Tobacco plants …