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Lung Cancer One of Many Reasons Not to Smoke - 2018-02-18
"You already know that smoking causes lung cancer. But tobacco use can lead to other major health problems, too, experts warn." More

Therapeutic Horseback Riding Can Help Alleviate PTSD in Veterans - 2018-02-16
"For military veterans, therapeutic horseback riding may be a clinically effective intervention for relieving symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder, according to a study published online Jan. 19 in Military Medical Research." More

Treatment Initiation for Depression Low in Primary Care - 2018-02-16
"Treatment initiation for depression remains suboptimal in the primary care setting, despite wide availability of effective treatments and increased detection efforts, according to a study published online Feb. 8 in the Journal of General Internal Medicine." More

Sibling Bullying Could Have Mental Health Effects - 2018-02-16
"People who, as young kids, either bullied their siblings or were bullied themselves by siblings face an increased risk for psychotic disorders, a new British study suggests." More

Molecular Markers May ID Alzheimer's Before Clinical Onset - 2018-02-16
"For young adults with autosomal dominant Alzheimer's disease, molecular markers can identify changes associated with the disease before clinical onset, according to a study published online Feb. 12 in JAMA Neurology." More

How to Put Mass Shooting Tragedies in Perspective for Kids - 2018-02-16
"In the wake of yet another deadly school shooting in the United States, one health specialist offers advice on how to ease children's fears about acts of terror and violence." More

Pets Good Medicine for Those Battling Mental Ills - 2018-02-16
"Can the adoring gaze of a dog or the comforting purr of a cat be helpful to people with mental illness? Absolutely, new research suggests." More

Health Tip: Ski and Snowboard Safely With Your Kids - 2018-02-16
"Skiing and snowboarding are great ways to keep your family active during the cold winter months." More

Health Tip: Manage Stress - 2018-02-16
"When faced with a stressful situation, according to the American Cancer Society, your pulse quickens, you breathe faster, your muscles tense and your brain uses more oxygen." More

Dad Can Pass on Ovarian Cancer Genes, Too - 2018-02-16
"A gene mutation that's passed down from a father is associated with earlier onset of ovarian cancer in daughters and prostate cancer in the father and his sons, a new study suggests." More

Kids Who Need Sickle Cell Meds Don't Always Get Them - 2018-02-16
"Less than a fifth of U.S. children with sickle cell anemia are getting the antibiotics that could save their lives, a new study finds." More

After Another Shooting Tragedy, 'Stop the Bleed' Kits Urged for Schools - 2018-02-16
"Some of the 17 people killed Wednesday in the senseless Florida school shooting might have survived if their bleeding could have been stopped in time, experts say." More

Patients Often Mispredict Well-Being After Mastectomy - 2018-02-15
"Adult women undergoing mastectomy underestimate future well-being after mastectomy alone and overestimate well-being after reconstruction, according to a study published online Feb. 7 in JAMA Surgery." More

When One Teen Vapes, Others Often Follow - 2018-02-15
"Teenagers are impressionable when it comes to e-cigarettes, new research suggests." More

Pimavanzserin Cuts Alzheimer's Psychosis at Six Weeks - 2018-02-15
"Pimavanserin is efficacious at six weeks for patients with Alzheimer's disease psychosis but not at 12 weeks, according to a study published in the March issue of The Lancet Neurology." More

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