Cancer in the News

Many Breast Cancer Patients Lack Info on Their Cancer

01/26/2015 - Problem more pronounced among minority women, study finds

FDA OKs First Generic Version of Heartburn Drug Nexium

01/26/2015 - The proton pump inhibitor reduces amount of acid in the stomach

Generic Form of Nexium Approved

01/26/2015 - Drug used to ease chronic heartburn

Prolonged High Cholesterol in Middle Age Raises Heart Risk Later: Study

01/26/2015 - Even slightly higher levels took their toll, researchers note

Insomnia Linked to High Blood Pressure in Study

01/26/2015 - But finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect relationship

Certain Allergy, Depression Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia

01/26/2015 - Class of drugs interferes with a key brain chemical, but study can't prove cause-and-effect

ER Patients With Chest Pain May Not Always Need Heart Tests: Study

01/26/2015 - Such screenings didn't predict who would have later heart trouble, researchers report

Thyroid Trouble May Harm Women's Fertility, Study Finds

01/26/2015 - Experts urge routine testing of glandular function for women who have problems conceiving

Autism Genes Vary, Even in Affected Siblings, Study Finds

01/26/2015 - Only one-third of siblings with autism shared similar genetic variations, researchers say

Could Premature Birth Affect Adult Relationships, Self-Esteem?

01/26/2015 - Young people who were born preemies start having sex later than their peers, study finds

How to Stay Safe When Riding Out a Blizzard

01/26/2015 - Tips for protecting you, your family and your home

Childhood Neglect May Affect Brain Development, Study Says

01/26/2015 - Changes in white matter seen in institutionalized children

New Bacterial Meningitis Vaccine Approved

01/26/2015 - Bexsero prevents deadly infection of spinal cord lining

Natpara Approved for Hormone Disorder Causing Low Blood Calcium

01/26/2015 - Drug is for people with insufficient parathyroid hormone

Health Highlights: Jan. 26, 2015

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Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids

01/26/2015 - Study suggests certain calorie information might also prompt parents to encourage more exercise

Troubled Boys, Girls Have Sex Earlier, Study Finds

01/26/2015 - Disruptive behavior at age 5 was predictive in boys, age 10 for girls

Reducing Work-Family Conflict May Improve Sleep

01/26/2015 - When managers and employees got more support in workplace, everyone got more rest, study says

Morphine After Tonsillectomy Tied to Breathing Problems in Study

01/26/2015 - Motrin, Advil a safe option for children, researchers say

Pediatricians' Group Opposes Legal Marijuana

01/26/2015 - American Academy of Pediatrics says drug has potential to harm children