HealthDay - Page 16

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MRIs Might Predict Breast Cancer Risk in Some Women

A new study hints the scans might predict which women are most likely to develop breast cancer in the near future

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Men: Staying Fit May Stave Off High Cholesterol and Keep You "Younger"

Regular physical activity seems to put off age-related increases in men by up to 15 years.

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Overweight? Vitamin D Supplements Could Help

If you're obese and low in vitamin D, taking supplements could help you shrink your waistline.

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Cruisers Beware: Norovirus, the Cruise Ship Bug, Can Spread by Air

Current containment strategies may need adjusting, research suggests.

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Many Young Football Players Get Concussions During Practice

Limiting player-to-player contact may reduce risk of head trauma, experts say

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Sunscreen and Skin Cancer Checks: Don't Forget Your Back

A survey finds that many Americans are turning their backs on protecting this body part from skin cancer

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Coming Soon: A Test to Gauge Your Obesity Risk?

A biochemical "digestion map" could not only see your future waistline but possibly help you control it.

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FDA Approves Injected Drug for 'Double Chin'

Kybella contains naturally produced, fat-absorbing compound, agency says.

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4 in 10 Americans Breathe Unhealthy Air

Some cities showed improvements in air quality, while others had their worst record ever.

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The Less Fluoride in Drinking Water, the Fewer White Spots on Our Teeth?

The move is an attempt to prevent teeth staining caused by overexposure to the mineral.

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Foods That Help Keep the Pounds Off as You Age

Study found it's not just about calories; some foods not as bad for waistline as thought.

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FDA Weighs Tighter Regulation of Homeopathic Medicines

Critics say these natural remedies are ineffective, potentially dangerous; backers contend current oversight is sufficient.

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Genes May Determine Whether You're Mosquito Bait

Study found DNA-linked body odor attracts or repels biting insects.

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Another Study Finds No Vaccine-Autism Link

Finding held true even for children at risk for the developmental disorder.

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For Earth Day, Turn Off the Faucet and the Ignition

Experts remind Americans to conserve their natural resources.