Internet Use Linked to Teen Drinking

Internet Use Linked to Teen Drinking

Teens who drink alcohol spend more time using the computer for activities such as social networking than do those who don’t drink alcohol, ...
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More Years of Schooling Have Healthful Effect on Blood Pressure

More Years of Schooling Have Healthful Effect on Blood Pressure

People who’ve completed more levels of education have lower blood pressure than their less-educated counterparts, and the effect is especially strong in women, ...
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Human Body Might Adapt to Radiation Exposure

Human Body Might Adapt to Radiation Exposure

Doctors who are regularly exposed to X-ray radiation may undergo changes in their cells that protect them from the radiation they encounter, a ...
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Statins Don’t Raise Cancer Risk, Study Finds

Statins Don’t Raise Cancer Risk, Study Finds

PHILADELPHIA – Statins, drugs used to lower cholesterol and reduce heart disease risk, aren’t likely to raise or lower overall risk of common ...
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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Proves Chronically Mysterious

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Proves Chronically Mysterious

The past few years have brought both profits and perils for those hoping to untangle the mysterious disease of chronic fatigue syndrome. On ...
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Musical Training May Keep Aging Memories Sharp

Musical Training May Keep Aging Memories Sharp

Knowing how to play a musical instrument may protect against some of the ill effects of aging, a new study suggests. The results ...
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6 Ways to Hold the Sodium

6 Ways to Hold the Sodium

Overdoing the salt raises the risk of high blood pressure as well as heart disease and stroke. And most Americans consume way too ...
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Depression, Heart Disease Are a Deadly Mix

Depression, Heart Disease Are a Deadly Mix

Having depression and heart disease is deadlier than having either condition alone, a new study suggests. Results showed that adults with both coronary ...
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Depression, Heart Disease Are a Deadly Mix

Depression, Heart Disease Are a Deadly Mix

Having depression and heart disease is deadlier than having either condition alone, a new study suggests. Results showed that adults with both coronary ...
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