Daily Archives: March 1, 2020

Teens Who Indoor Tan Often Take Other Health Risks: Survey

Fewer Teens Exposed to Tobacco Smoke in Cars

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) — American teens who indulge in indoor tanning — long linked to skin cancer risk — are also more likely to adopt other bad habits, a new federal survey of high school students finds. “We saw that indoor tanning is …

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Pete Buttigieg to Quit Democratic Presidential Race

Pete Buttigieg to Quit Democratic Presidential Race

SELMA, Ala. — Pete Buttigieg, the former small-city Indiana mayor and first openly gay major presidential candidate, has decided to quit the Democratic race, a person briefed on Mr. Buttigieg’s plans said on Sunday, following a crushing loss in the South Carolina primary where his poor performance with black Democrats …

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Watch-and-Wait Strategy May Be Riskier for Certain Prostate Cancers

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MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Choosing active surveillance over treatment for prostate cancer may decrease the odds of survival in men with intermediate-risk cancer, a new study says. The risk of death over 15 years for men with intermediate-risk prostate cancers who chose close monitoring of their disease …

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John Lewis urges attendees of Selma’s ‘Bloody Sunday’ commemorative march to ‘redeem the soul of America’ by voting

1965 Selma to Montgomery March Fast Facts

Lewis, who had his skull broken by white police officers during the 1965 march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer in December. At the time, Lewis said he would undergo treatment for the cancer, and speculation swirled about whether the longtime congressman …

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Sam Underhill warns England of ‘extra edge’ to Wales game | Sport

England have been warned not to underestimate the cross-border passion driving Wales in the build-up to their Six Nations match at Twickenham on Saturday. Sam Underhill, the flanker who spent a formative period of his career playing for Ospreys, also believes the home side need to keep close tabs on …

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When Worry Consumes You

When Worry Consumes You

Latest Mental Health News By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter SUNDAY, Feb. 24 (HealthDay News) — Almost everyone worries about something — credit card debt, car repair bills, an upcoming work review, whether your child will get into a good college. A little worry is natural and normal. But when …

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Judge says Ken Cuccinelli unlawfully appointed to lead US immigration agency

READ: Federal court order on Ken Cuccinelli appointment

The judge also invalidated a set of policies for the asylum seekers who are part of the case. Advocacy groups filed a federal lawsuit last year challenging the legitimacy of his role as acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, asking the court to set aside asylum policy changes …

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Avoiding Coronavirus May Be a Luxury Some Workers Can’t Afford

Avoiding Coronavirus May Be a Luxury Some Workers Can’t Afford

Stay home from work if you get sick. See a doctor. Use a separate bathroom from the people you live with. Prepare for schools to close, and to work from home. These are measures the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended to slow a coronavirus outbreak in the …

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What Works Best to Ease Flare-Ups of COPD?

News Picture: What Works Best to Ease Flare-Ups of COPD?

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 25, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The best available drugs to treat sudden COPD flare-ups are the medications already widely in use, antibiotics and corticosteroids, a new evidence review has concluded. There’s not enough evidence to recommend newer treatments for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), …

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