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Mom, Put Down That Smartphone at Dinner

December 12, 2014 – 10:56 AM |
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FRIDAY, Dec. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Harried mothers who want to stay close with their kids should put aside their smartphones and tablets at …

Millions of U.S. Kids Still Can Buy ‘Harmful’ E-Cigarettes

December 11, 2014 – 5:55 PM |
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THURSDAY, Dec. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) — More than 16 million children in the United States can buy electronic cigarettes legally, even though the devices …

Nearly 9 Percent Of Medicaid Births Delivered Early For No Medical Reason

December 10, 2014 – 5:21 PM |
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Nearly 9 percent of the births covered by Medicaid — or about 160,000 each year — were elective deliveries before 39 weeks of gestation, which …

Routine Ultrasound for Dense Breasts May Not Be Worth Cost

December 10, 2014 – 12:37 PM |
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TUESDAY, Dec. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) — New research questions the value of ultrasound screening for women with dense breasts who’ve had a normal mammogram. …

Too Much TV Time May Lower Colorectal CA Survival Odds

December 9, 2014 – 5:32 PM |
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TUESDAY, Dec. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Watching too much television may lower odds of survival after colorectal cancer, new research suggests. The findings were …

Cigarettes Cause One-Third of U.S. Cancer Deaths: Report

December 9, 2014 – 5:26 PM |
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TUESDAY, Dec. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Despite large declines in smoking rates, cigarettes still cause about one-third of cancer deaths in the United States, …