Thursday, January 29, 2015

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More than twice as many quit when offered financial incentives, study says
Study found women with polycystic ovary syndrome more likely to be hospitalized for variety of reasons
Study found just a 5 percent change in weight may affect postmenopausal bone health
Problem more pronounced among minority women, study finds
In a new 20-year study, women who led a healthy lifestyle in their young adult years were 92 percent less likely than those who didn't to develop heart disease by middle age.
Researchers have identified a common substance that makes smokers much more likely to kick the habit - money. The promise of up to $600 in shopping vouchers proved a powerful inducement to get pregnant women to quit smoking. Compared with women who were merely referred for routine smoking-cessation services, those offered financial incentives were more than twice as likely to give up cigarettes, according to a new study from Scotland published in the journal BMJ.
FDA has its reasons for being the fetal-ultrasound party pooper. Ultrasound technology is generally considered safe by doctors, but it’s unknown what prolonged and frequent ultrasounds could do to a fetus.
Good spirits may be as important as lifestyle habits, researchers say
Study found a link between men's reported views on female bodies and a woman's own body image
Dawn Roberts is sizzling hot. She's not afraid to show off her buff new body - and she's ready to share how she got it!
Teen developed blood disorder after using Aczone for a week
Regular bedtime, plus limits on caffeine and electronics in the bedroom, all key
Latest infection tally on outbreak that originated in California now stands at 95
Cluster of Colorado cases may be tied to 2014 outbreak of enterovirus D68, experts say
Effect was more pronounced if cancer had a grim prognosis
Controlling blood pressure doesn't seem to affect baby, but may prevent problems for mom
Officials say most patients hadn't been vaccinated against the disease
Research can't prove cause-and-effect, but higher exposures to PCBs, phthalates showed a link
More than twice as many quit when offered financial incentives, study says
Study found just a 5 percent change in weight may affect postmenopausal bone health
Early menstruation a risk factor for depression and breast cancer, researchers say
Early menstruation a risk factor for depression and breast cancer, researchers say
Study found women with polycystic ovary syndrome more likely to be hospitalized for variety of reasons
As 'national ambassador' for March of Dimes this year, Elijah Jackson and his family will help raise awareness of issue