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

Latest posts

  1. Well: Select Drugs Cause Most Childhood Poisonings — September 16, 2014
  2. Well: HPV Vaccine Program in Australia Shows Success — September 10, 2014
  3. Well: Airplane Crew May Face Increased Melanoma Risk — September 10, 2014
  4. Well: Of Little Help to Older Knees — September 3, 2014
  5. Well: A Benefit of Legal Marijuana — September 1, 2014

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Well: Select Drugs Cause Most Childhood Poisonings

Twelve active ingredients were involved in almost half of hospitalizations of children for prescription drug poisoning, a new study found.

Well: HPV Vaccine Program in Australia Shows Success

The rate of genital warts in young Australian women decreased by 61 percent after the initiation of a program to give free human papillomarivus vaccine.

Well: Airplane Crew May Face Increased Melanoma Risk

Airline pilots and crews may be at increased risk for melanoma, a new review has found.

Well: Of Little Help to Older Knees

Middle-aged and older patients are unlikely to benefit in the long term from surgery to repair tears in the meniscus, pads of cartilage in the knee, a new review of studies has found.

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.



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