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THURSDAY, Aug. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- New research reveals an unexpected potential risk factor for breast cancer: city lights.
The Harvard Medical School study found an association between living in areas with high amounts of ambient nighttime light and slightly increased odds for breast cancer in younger women who smoke.
THURSDAY, Aug. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Offering another take on the forces behind the last presidential election, a new study reveals a link between living in an area where life expectancy is lower and voting for Donald Trump.
Researchers have long associated lower life expectancy rates with poverty, lack of health insurance and u...
THURSDAY, Aug. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- About 6 out of 7 U.S. teens with contact lenses use them improperly, upping their odds for serious eye infections, government health officials say.
Surveying 12- to 17-year-old contact-lens wearers last year, researchers found 85 percent admit to at least one risky habit that could threaten t...
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THURSDAY, Aug. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Women who eat a lot of high-calorie foods may face a slightly higher risk of obesity-related cancers -- even if they remain thin, a new study suggests.
The study, of more than 92,000 U.S. women, found those who favored high-calorie, low-nutrient foods had a 10 percent higher risk of cancers l...
THURSDAY, Aug. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Binge-watch a full season of your favorite television series and a night of bad sleep is bound to follow, new research suggests.
The finding stems from a new survey that looked at TV viewing habits and sleep histories among more than 420 people between the ages of 18 and 25.
THURSDAY, Aug. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Parkinson's disease patients get as much benefit from seeing a neurologist via home video conference as from seeing a local doctor in person, a new study reports.
The research included nearly 200 patients who received either care from their usual doctor or their usual care plus up to four vid...
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