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Breast Cancer Treatment Comes Later, Lasts Longer for Black Women - 2020-09-25
"Among breast cancer patients in the United States, Black women are more likely to start treatment later and to have a longer treatment period than white women, new research shows." More

Kids Much Less Prone to Coronavirus Infection Than Adults: Study - 2020-09-25
"Combined data from 32 studies from around the world suggest that children under the age of 10 are much less likely to become infected with SARS-CoV-2 compared with adults, given the same daily contacts." More

Immune System Clues to Why COVID Is Easier on Kids - 2020-09-25
"Kids and adults have different immune system responses to infection with the new coronavirus, which may help explain why severe COVID-19 is more common in adults, researchers report." More

Is Shock Therapy Making a Comeback Against Bipolar Disorder? - 2020-09-25
"New research out of Italy suggests that reputation may be unwarranted. Investigators found that among bipolar patients who fail to respond to standard treatments, ECT can be a lifesaver, preventing out-of-control mood swings and dramatically lowering suicide risk." More

Hazardous Ingredients Make 'Smart Drug' Supplements a Not-So-Smart Buy - 2020-09-24
"A new study warns that you should seriously reconsider taking any over-the-counter supplement that promises a powerful brain boost." More

FDA Warns of Danger From 'Benadryl Challenge,' Asks TikTok to Remove Videos - 2020-09-24
"Parents and other caregivers need to be more aware of the potentially lethal "Benadryl Challenge" circulating on social media, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Thursday." More

After COVID-19 Exposure, When Can Young Athletes Resume Play? - 2020-09-24
"Young athletes who've had moderate COVID-19 symptoms should be symptom-free for 14 days and get their doctor's OK before returning to practices or games, according to a leading group of U.S. pediatricians." More

Kids Who Need Steroids Face Risk of Diabetes, Other Ills - 2020-09-24
"Children who need to take oral steroids for chronic or life-threatening conditions can experience serious side effects, according to new research." More

Americans Are Cutting Back on Sugary Drinks - 2020-09-24
"Drinking lots of sugary beverages can wreak havoc on your health, but new research finds more Americans are turning away from those high-calorie drinks." More

FDA Adds Abuse Warning to Labels for Xanax, Valium - 2020-09-24
"Reacting to an upsurge in abuse of benzodiazepine sedatives such as Valium, Xanax and Ativan, U.S. officials on Wednesday added a "Boxed Warning" to the drugs' labels, cautioning about the danger." More

Severe Mental Illnesses Often Overlooked at Hospital Admission: Study - 2020-09-23
"Severe mental illness diagnoses often get missed in patients hospitalized for physical health problems, according to a new study." More

AHA News: How to Protect Yourself From the Stress of Politics - 2020-09-23
"We interrupt your latest binge of breaking political news, fear-provoking campaign commercials and angry posts from your favorite pundit to report that politics can be stressful." More

Fewer U.S. Women Aware of Their Heart Risks - 2020-09-23
"Fewer U.S. women these days are aware that heart disease is the number-one threat to their lives -- especially younger and minority women, a new study finds." More

Smoking Reduces Survival Odds After Bladder Cancer Surgery - 2020-09-23
"Patients who have surgery for bladder cancer fare worse if they smoke, new research shows." More

Diabetes Drug Metformin May Protect the Aging Brain - 2020-09-23
"A common type 2 diabetes drug called metformin may have an unexpected, but positive, side effect: New research suggests that people taking the drug appear to have significantly slower declines in thinking and memory as they age." More

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