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07 Dec

Tamoxifen and Breast Cancer Treatment

Low-dose Tamoxifen lowers the risk of breast cancer development and recurrence in women with noninvasive breast conditions.

06 Dec

Chemical exposure and puberty

Girls exposed to chemicals commonly used in household products may enter puberty earlier.

05 Dec

Eczema Risks

More adults are being diagnosed with eczema.

Family, School Support May Help Stop Bullies in Their Tracks

FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Children with strong family ties and school support are more likely to try to stop bullying when they see it, new research suggests.

The study included 450 sixth-graders and 446 ninth-graders who were asked about their relationships with their family, friends and teachers.

The student...

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  • December 7, 2018
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Too Much Salt Might Help Spur A-Fib

FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A high-salt diet could raise your risk for a common heart rhythm disorder, new research suggests.

Atrial fibrillation (A-fib) is a quivering or irregular heartbeat that can lead to blood clots or other complications. It affects millions of people worldwide and puts them at higher risk for stroke...

  • Robert Preidt
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  • December 7, 2018
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More Illnesses From Tainted Romaine Lettuce Reported

FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Nine more people have been sickened by E. coli in an outbreak involving romaine lettuce grown in parts of California, bringing the total to 52 people in 15 states, U.S. health officials reported Thursday.

Nineteen people have been hospitalized, including two who developed a type of kidney failur...

  • E.J. Mundell
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  • December 7, 2018
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AHA: A Black Filmmaker's Look at the Heart (Health) of Her Community

FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- Jasmine Johnson has become reacquainted with the South Dallas neighborhood where she grew up. Much is familiar, but she's noticed there aren't many places that sell fresh food.

The 29-year-old filmmaker is determined to bring attention to the issue for a community riddled with diabe...

More Blood Pressure Meds Recalled Due to Carcinogen

FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Over the past few months, numerous recalls of the popular heart drug valsartan have already occurred. Now, generics maker Mylan Pharmaceuticals is adding more products to the list.

The recall involves 104 lots of three medicines: valsartan tablets; combination tablets with the drugs valsartan...

  • Robert Preidt
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  • December 7, 2018
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More Are Seeking Mental Health Care, But Not Always Those Who Need It Most

FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- On the surface, the news looks good for America's mental health -- a new report shows the rate of people with serious psychological distress is declining, and more folks are seeking mental health care on an outpatient basis.

But the haves are edging out the have-nots when it comes to mental heal...

  • Dennis Thompson
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  • December 7, 2018
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