Could Urban Lighting Raise Breast Cancer Risk for Some Women?

Study found link between ambient light and higher odds in young, smoking females, but more research neededSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Environmental Health, Occupational Health Continue reading

New Treatment Approved for Deadly Blood Cancer

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
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High-Cal Foods May Raise Cancer Risk in Women, Even Without Weight Gain

Plant-based diet could help avoid malignancies, study suggestsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Nutrition, Women’s Health Continue reading

6 Out of 7 Teens Slip Up on Contact Lens Guidelines: CDC

Infections most common for kids who skip steps or ignore rules for sleeping, swimmingSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Eye Infections, Eye Wear, Teen Health Continue reading

TV Binge-Watching May Leave You Like ‘The Walking Dead’

Study suggests multi-episode viewers can end up sleepless and fatiguedSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Sleep Disorders Continue reading

Virtual House Calls for Speedy, Effective Parkinson’s Care

Online visits saved patients more than two hours and 100 miles of driving, study foundSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Parkinson’s Disease, Talking With Your Doctor Continue reading

Nurses Learn How to Get Patients to Say ‘Yes’ to Blood Thinners

Online training aims to make sure those hospitalized get treatment to prevent dangerous blood clotsSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Thinners, Health Occupations, Talking With Your Doctor Continue reading

Which Heart Bypass Surgery Works Best?

Study compares ‘on-‘ and ‘off-pump’ proceduresSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Continue reading

Young Breakfast Skippers Lack Vital Nutrients

Calcium, iron and folate may be shortchanged when morning meal is missedSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Child Nutrition Continue reading

‘Herd Immunity’ May Be Curbing U.S. Zika Numbers

But smaller future outbreaks are likely, scientists warnSource: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Zika Virus Continue reading