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Dose-Dependent Link Between Sleep and Unsafe Teen Behavior

11 hours ago   |   Medscape

Researchers find a dose-dependent relationship between getting less than 8 hours of sleep and risky behaviors, such as alcohol and drug consumption, as well as suicide...
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One in three aged 16-24 now 'never drink alcohol', UCL study finds

One in three aged 16-24 now 'never drink alcohol', UCL study finds

14 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

University College London researchers found that one in three young people are staying away from alcohol entirely. There were also 'significant' decreases in young people who...
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MPs demand 5p wine levy to treat alcoholics and save the NHS £300million a year

MPs demand 5p wine levy to treat alcoholics and save the NHS £300million a year

21 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

MPs are demanding a 5p levy on bottles of wine to pay for treating problem drinkers and alcoholics. Increasing alcohol duty by 1% could raise £100million a year and save the...
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Alcohol, Suicide-Related Mortality Higher in Diabetics

1 day ago   |   MedPageToday   |   2 articles

Rates tended to be higher for those on insulin versus oral agents
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Sexual Assault Is Not Some Rite Of Passage

Sexual Assault Is Not Some Rite Of Passage

1 day ago   |   Scary Mommy

Here's the thing: I've hooked up with a lot of men. Starting in high school, when I discovered alcohol, I frequently found myself in dark bedrooms with boys I had just met...
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Top cardiology stories: FDA approves rivaroxaban, drinking alcohol may prompt adverse cardiac remodeling

1 day ago   |   Healio

Among the top stories in cardiology this week was the FDA approval of rivaroxaban to prevent CV events in patients with coronary artery disease or peripheral artery disease...
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SmartSweets Now Has Fun-Size Packs, and Sorry, Trick-or-Treaters, We're Not Sharing

SmartSweets Now Has Fun-Size Packs, and Sorry, Trick-or-Treaters, We're Not Sharing

1 day ago   |   PopSugar

We're pretty obsessed with SmartSweets low-sugar candy; the new-and-improved gummy bears taste just like the convenience store candy you grew up with, and dare we say the Sweet...
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Study highlights need for increased support for alcohol-related liver disease patients

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

Two in three ALD patients admitted to an intensive care unit survived for less than a year afterwards, the study shows.
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7 recent reports on NALFD risk factors, intervention

1 day ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

Several recent studies have shown that nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis rates are increasing steadily in the U.S. and other countries following...
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Is getting sun OK for you?

Is getting sun OK for you?

2 days ago   |   Fitness Tips for Life

After writing about how bad the sun is for you I have found this very balanced article by Robert Bazell at MSNBC that offers a great counter point to how good or bad the sun is...
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Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery: New Insights

Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery: New Insights

New study reveals the best way to calculate weight regain after bariatric surgery to identify more specifically the patients at risk for recurrence or new onset of health problems. Read more ...

Population Aging and Decrease may Have Socioeconomic and Environmental...

Population Aging and Decrease may Have Socioeconomic and Environmental Benefits: Study

Continued population growth is a global threat. Short-term economic concerns, while valid, cannot be prioritized over the long-term health of our environment and our societies. Read more ...

The spikenard, a staple in traditional Chinese medicine, is an effective...

The spikenard, a staple in traditional Chinese medicine, is an effective treatment for cardiovascular disease

With cardiovascular disease among the leading causes of death worldwide, a lot of time is spent on research to find possible ways to cure or prevent fatalities from the... Read more ...

More than 120 kids in 22 states diagnosed or suspected to have mysterious virus 

More than 120 kids in 22 states diagnosed or suspected to have mysterious virus 

The Centers for Disease Control Prevention confirmed on Tuesday that 62 children in 22 states have been diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis and 127 in total are under... Read more ...

Feds and Pharma Spar Over Drug Costs in TV Ads

Feds and Pharma Spar Over Drug Costs in TV Ads

The Trump administration first mentioned requiring drug prices in ads in May, as part of the government's American Patients First plan to lower drug costs. In August, it began... Read more ...

Fathers who smoke raise the risk of their GRANDCHILDREN developing ADHD...

Fathers who smoke raise the risk of their GRANDCHILDREN developing ADHD, study suggests

A new study from Florida State University has found that fathers who smoke are more likely to have children and grandchildren with attention deficit disorders and hyperactivity. Read more ...

Half of parents think the flu shot causes the flu, study reveals  

Half of parents think the flu shot causes the flu, study reveals  

The study by Orlando Health comes after figures showed fewer kids were vaccinated last year - something US Surgeon General Jerome Adams blamed for the record-high death toll... Read more ...

Bariatric surgery can reduce heart attacks, strokes and death in obese people

Bariatric surgery can reduce heart attacks, strokes and death in obese people

Two new studies from Kaiser Permanente and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health found those who undergo surgery are 40 percent less likely to have a... Read more ...

Brazil's next big grain? Researchers propose pearl millet as an alternative...

Brazil's next big grain? Researchers propose pearl millet as an alternative to rice and maize

Brazilian researchers found that pearl millet has higher protein and fiber than rice, and isolated bacterial strains from the fermented bran may have probiotic potential. Read more ...

Kids Are Less Violent In Countries That Ban Spanking

Kids Are Less Violent In Countries That Ban Spanking

Youth living in countries with bans on corporal punishment were 31 percent less violent In a new study, researchers found banning spanking and other forms of corporal... Read more ...