By NICHOLAS BAKALAR

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Name: By NICHOLAS BAKALAR
Date registered: July 23, 2012
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/pages/health/views/index.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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  1. Well: A Benefit of Legal Marijuana — September 1, 2014
  2. Well: Birth Weight and Diabetes — September 1, 2014
  3. Well: Growth Hormone for Children May Increase Stroke Risk — August 22, 2014
  4. Well: Fish as Brain Food — August 22, 2014
  5. Well: Instant Noodles Tied to Heart Risk — August 20, 2014

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Well: A Benefit of Legal Marijuana

A new study has found evidence that legal access to marijuana is associated with fewer opioid overdose deaths, but researchers said their findings should not be used as the basis for the wide adoption of legalized cannabis.

Well: Birth Weight and Diabetes

African-Americans born at low birth weight are at an increased risk for Type 2 diabetes later in life, a new study has found.

Well: Growth Hormone for Children May Increase Stroke Risk

Childhood treatment with human growth hormone is strongly associated with an increased risk for stroke in early adulthood, a new study has found.

Well: Fish as Brain Food

Eating fish is associated with an increase in brain volume, but it is apparently not because of its omega-3 content, a new study of older adults has found.

Well: Instant Noodles Tied to Heart Risk

Women who ate instant noodles at least twice a week were 68 percent more likely to have metabolic syndrome.

Well: Vitamin D Tied to Alzheimer’s Risk

Low vitamin D is associated with an increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, according to a new report.



Well: Best Way to Brush Your Teeth? Experts Disagree

A review of the dental literature found no randomized trials of brushing technique, and very little agreement on how to go about cleaning teeth.

Well: Caffeine May Reduce Tinnitus Risk

A new study reports that caffeine intake is associated with a reduced risk for tinnitus — ringing or buzzing in the ears.



Well: Statins Don’t Require Routine Liver Tests

There is no need for people on statins to have a test for the sole purpose of monitoring liver function.

Well: Aspirin May Cut Cancer Risk

Taking small amounts of aspirin over long periods of time reduces the risk of colon cancer and certain other cancers.

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