Recycled Wastewater Safe for Crop Irrigation, Study Says
MONDAY, Sept. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Recycled sewage water can
safely be used for crop irrigation, according to new research.
Researchers: Protein Linked to Sudden Cardiac Death
SUNDAY, Sept. 8 (HealthDay News) -- People with low levels of a
certain protein are at greatest risk for sudden cardiac death that
occurs in the morning, a new study contends.
Health Tip: Enjoy a Safe Hot Tub
(HealthDay News) -- A hot tub offers the chance to kick back,
relax and soak up some soothing warm bubbles.
Health Tip: Maintain Your Balance
(HealthDay News) -- Maintaining your balance means less risk of
falling -- an important goal for seniors.
E-Cigarettes May Equal Nicotine Patches for Smoking Cessation
SATURDAY, Sept. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Electronic cigarettes and
nicotine patches are equally effective at helping smokers quit,
according to findings from what's thought to be the first clinical
trial to compare the two methods.
Most Breast Cancer Deaths Occur in Younger, Unscreened Women: Study
MONDAY, Sept. 9 (HealthDay News) -- New breast cancer research
reveals a significant death rate among women under 50 who forgo
regular mammograms and casts doubt on recent screening guidelines
from a U.S. panel of experts.
For Obese Kids, Weight Loss Can Sometimes Lead to Eating Disorders
MONDAY, Sept. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Obese children and teens who
lose weight are in danger of developing eating disorders --
including anorexia and bulimia -- and a new study highlights how
this can happen.
Adopted Teens More Likely to Attempt Suicide, Study Finds
MONDAY, Sept. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers who were adopted
may be at greater risk of a suicide attempt than kids raised by
their biological parents, a new study suggests.
Bedbugs' Genes May Protect Them From Insecticides
MONDAY, Sept. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Bedbugs -- tiny, flat
parasites that hide where people sleep -- are notoriously tough to
kill, but scientists say they think they've uncovered new clues
about why these bloodsuckers are so hardy.
'Tips From Smokers' Campaign Beat Expectations
MONDAY, Sept. 9 (HealthDay News) -- A hard-hitting national
smoking-cessation campaign -- the first ever to be federally funded
-- proved very successful, essentially tripling the number of
smokers that officials hoped would be inspired to quit, according
to a new study.
Genetic Syndrome May Have Links to Parkinson's Disease
MONDAY, Sept. 9 (HealthDay News) -- A genetic deletion may be
linked to some cases of early onset Parkinson's disease,
Health Highlights: Sept. 9, 2013
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