HealthDay - Page 20

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More Than Half of Women Have Hot Flashes for at Least 7 Years

Finding suggests need for better treatments for menopause-related symptoms.

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Pollution Exposure Peaks at Stop Lights

Air levels of tiny toxic particles were 29 times higher than when car was moving in traffic.

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It's Time to Rethink Health Benefits From Moderate Drinking

Research shows there is little to no health benefit linked to alcohol consumption.

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Your Deli Sandwich May Come With a Side of Listeria

You might be getting an unwanted ingredient the next time you order a sandwich from the deli.

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An Afternoon Snooze Might Benefit Your Health

Study finds an afternoon snooze might undo hormonal damage from lost sleep at night.

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Worried the HPV Vaccine Gives Teens the Green Light to Have Sex? Read This

Harvard researchers put the question to the test.

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Moms Who Give Kids Space Have Better Relationships With Them

Allowing some freedom at age 2 reaped benefits by fifth grade.

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Positive Correlation Found Between Teens' Sleep and Electronic Use

Kids using computers and phones take longer to drift off at night.

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58 Million Nonsmokers are Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

Two out of five children breathing in passive smoke, study says.


Is Jogging Healthier Than Running? Study Says Yes.

Just an hour or two a week confers life-extension benefits, researcher contends.

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Study Shows Toddler Snacks and Meals are Sugar-Laden

Most toddler dinners were high in sodium, and infant snacks had added sugar.

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Flame Retardant Chemicals Linked to Premature Babies

Women with higher blood levels of common chemicals were more likely to deliver early.