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Treatment for Abuse of Anti-Anxiety Drugs Tripled Over 10 Years

Misuse of Valium, Ativan and other benzodiazepines is a growing problem, report finds. Admissions for treatment of benzodiazepine abuse nearly tripled in the United States betwee continue reading »

DUI Strike Force Patrol in the Ogden 10th District

The Chicago Police Department will conduct a DUI Strike Force Patrol in the Ogden 10th District. The DUI Strike Force Patrol will commence at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, June 10, 2011 and end at 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 11, 2011. continue reading »

Study: Minorities Believe Bottled Water is Safer, Buy More

Poor minority parents are spending a sizeable chunk of their income on bottled water based on unfounded beliefs that it's safer, researchers say. A poll of 632 parents visiting an emergency departm continue reading »

Regular Exercise May Benefit the Brain as Well as the Body

Long-term aerobic activity helps preserve white matter needed for key brain functions, study finds. continue reading »

Depressed People Find It Hard to Stop Reliving Bad Times

But the research doesn't show if the negativity trap is a cause or an effect of the depression. A new study suggests that depressed people suffer from an inability to rid themselves of negative thoughts continue reading »

Healthy Babies Are Worth the Wait

Experts Discuss Importance of the Last Weeks of Pregnancy. Every week of pregnancy is crucial to a newborn's health, and today, the March of Dimes unveiled a new public education campaign continue reading »

Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Risk of Alzheimer’s in Diabetics

Though not conclusive, study found lower levels of gene activity connected to dementia after gastric bypass. While the finding isn't conclusive, a new study suggests that weight-loss surgery continue reading »

Too Much Work, Food, Media May Be Hurting Health

Many would do better, physically and mentally, with less, expert says. America may be seen as a land of plenty, but some experts are beginning to believe that plenty may have become too much. continue reading »

Cervical Cancer - A Preventable Tragedy for Latinas

A staggering number of Latinas in Los Angeles County are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year and die from this preventable cancer at rates higher than the national average. continue reading »

Según un estudio, las IRM especiales podrían ayudar a diagnosticar el autismo

Según los investigadores, las imágenes revelan menos capacidad de respuesta en las áreas del lenguaje del cerebro. continue reading »

Colgate-Palmolive se une a la Asociación Dental Hispana para lanzar la campaña del “Mes de la Salu

La campaña será dirigida a las comunidades hispanas de los Estados Unidos para que se unan a la "lucha por cero caries" a través de chequeos dentales y educación sobre salud bucal gratis continue reading »

Help Your Children Eat Well During Summer Vacation

Involve your kids in the shopping and cooking for family meals, experts suggest. With summer vacation fast-approaching, parents should take an active role in promoting routine healthy eating among their kids, continue reading »

La cafeína puede interferir con la fertilidad en mujeres

El café y los refrescos de cola podrían impedir que los óvulos lleguen al útero, encuentra el estudio. Los investigadores señalaron que los hallazgos del estudio, publicado el 26 de mayo en la revista continue reading »

Cigarette Smoking Interventions Among Diverse Populations

One of the greatest public health success stories of the past 50 years has been the reduction in cigarette smoking in the United States. Smoking prevalence has decreased by 50% or more in the United States since the 1960s continue reading »

Athlete Scores Touchdown with Latino Children During Awareness Day for Improved Latino Mental Health

In a recent visit to Boston, New England Patriot tight-end, Aaron Hernandez, participated in two events to raise awareness of the need for more mental health providers to care for the Latino population continue reading »

California Companies Target Heart Disease, Cancer With More Than 240 Medicines in Development

At a time when cancer and heart disease are the nation’s and the world’s top killers, biopharmaceutical research companies headquartered in California are developing 243 of the 1,186 medicines in development for those dreaded diseases. continue reading »

Few Adults Active at Work, Unless you Are a Hispanic Male

Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that as little as 6.5 percent of all American adults are getting enough physical activity at their jobs. continue reading »

Cómo Protegerse Contra Mordeduras de Perro

Muchas de las casi 5 millones de mordeduras anuales en EE.UU. son prevenibles, dicen los expertos. continue reading »

Simplemente Comer Menos Grasas Podría Reducir el Riesgo de Diabetes

Estudio define a los cambios dietéticos, no a la pérdida de peso, como el factor clave. Perder peso podría no ser necesario para reducir el riesgo de diabetes, expone un estudio reciente. continue reading »

Some Dentists Reluctant to Treat Kids on Medicaid: Study

Head of American Dental Association calls for better funding for public-assistance programs. Undercover research in Illinois reveals that dentists continue reading »