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Youngest Drinkers Likelier to Use Alcohol for Stress Relief as Adults

The younger someone starts drinking alcoholic beverages, the more likely he or she is to reach for a drink to relieve stress when older, a large new study suggests//. The steeper slope of “stress-reactive drinking among persons who started drinking at 14 or younger is of particular concern be...

Heart Drug Combos Raise Risk of Gastrointestinal Bleeding

...ger patients -- those between 60 and 69 years old -- were at the highest risk. That age group was most likely to take the TRIP drug-combo because of a likelier history of ischemic heart disease, hypertension, diabetes and peripheral artery disease, the study found. "The fact that triple therapy is most com...

Deep Sleep May Improve Colonoscopy Results

...und 25 percent more polyps in patients under deep sedation after controlling for age, gender and race. Doctors also found more large polyps, which are likelier to become cancerous than small ones. "We don't know for sure whether these polyps would have been found if the patients were examined under moderat...

Pot, Cigarette Smoke Wreaks Havoc on Lungs

...ers found that smokers who use both marijuana and tobacco are 2.5 times more likely than nonsmokers to have respiratory disease and almost three times likelier to have COPD. This combined effect suggests that smoking marijuana -- at least in relatively low doses -- may act as a "primer," or sensitizer, in ...

Trust for America's Health Supports Recommendations from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commission to Build a Healthier America

...college can expect to live five years longer than those who do not complete high school; and People who are poor are more than three times as likelier as those who are affluent to suffer physical limitations from a chronic illness. For more information about the Commission and for ...

Gene mutations increase risk for aggressive prostate cancer

...er, or both. All the people enrolled in the Einstein study were of Ashkenazi Jewish descent. The study focused on them because they are five times likelier than people in the general population to carry a mutation of any kind in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes. The researchers looked for the presence of three pa...

U.S. Teens Brimming With Self-Esteem

... be spurring unrealistic expectations, study suggests WEDNESDAY, Nov. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Today's American high school students are far likelier than those in the 1970s to believe they'll make outstanding spouses, parents and workers, new research shows. They're also much more likely to clai...

Children Who Have Frequent Family Dinners Less Likely to Use Marijuana, Tobacco, and Drink Alcohol

...frequent family dinners (less than three per week) are two and a half times likelier to have used marijuana and tobacco, and one and a half times likelier to have drunk alcohol. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/2...

Study Links Spanking to Physical Abuse

... Those who paddled were 3 times likelier to use harsher punishments WEDNESDAY, Aug. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Compared to mothers who don't spank their children, mothers who've span...

On Independence Day, Think Fireworks Safety First

...one-third of all injuries for that age group, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. When it comes to injuries, males are three times likelier to be victimized, a gender distinction that leaves doctors shaking their heads. "A big bang to young boys is a cool thing," Stout said. "I think that'...
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Knee injuries may start with strain on the brain, not the muscles

...gs of 13 men and 13 women after working the legs to fatigue. While both men and women suffer an epidemic of ACL injuries, women are two to eight times likelier to tear this ligament than men while playing the same sport. However, the study showed that men and women showed significant changes in lower limb mec...

Disabled and other vulnerable groups more susceptible to terrorism fears

... Researchers found that the mentally ill, the disabled, African Americans, Latinos, Chinese Americans, Korean Americans and non-U.S. citizens were likelier to think the HSAS alert level was higher than it was, and to worry more and change their behavior due to those fears. These findings present evi...
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Disabled and other vulnerable groups more susceptible to terrorism fears

... Researchers found that the mentally ill, the disabled, African Americans, Latinos, Chinese Americans, Korean Americans and non-U.S. citizens were likelier to think the HSAS alert level was higher than it was, and to worry more and change their behavior due to those fears. These findings present evi...

Disabled and other vulnerable groups more susceptible to terrorism fears

... Researchers found that the mentally ill, the disabled, African Americans, Latinos, Chinese Americans, Korean Americans and non-U.S. citizens were likelier to think the HSAS alert level was higher than it was, and to worry more and change their behavior due to those fears. These findings present evi...

Disabled and other vulnerable groups more susceptible to terrorism fears

... Researchers found that the mentally ill, the disabled, African Americans, Latinos, Chinese Americans, Korean Americans and non-U.S. citizens were likelier to think the HSAS alert level was higher than it was, and to worry more and change their behavior due to those fears. These findings present evi...
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