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Some Medicines for Dementia Patients May Not Help
Medications with questionable benefits had substantial costs
Overall US Dietary Quality Remained Low
Higher socioeconomic status associated with a healthier diet
Weight May Trigger Asthma in Kids
Childhood obesity may cause chronic narrowing of airways according to new study
Some Antidepressants Associated With Dental Implant Failure
SSRIs may reduce bone mass and density necessary for dental implant success
ADHD Medicines May Not Stunt Growth
ADHD stimulant treatments did not affect adult height in recent study
E-Cigarettes Could Prime Brain for Other Addictive Substances
Electronic nicotine delivery could mirror physiological effects on the brain caused by regular cigarettes
Quality of Life May Affect Risk of Cancer Surgery Complications
Complications after cancer surgery were less common in patients with happier home lives
DEA Puts Tighter Controls on Hydrocodone Combination Pills
Hydrocodone combination medications like Vicodin now classified as Schedule II
Depression in Cancer Patients Went Untreated
Routine depression screenings may improve cancer patient care
Parents' Actions May Influence Age Children Try Alcohol
Parental views on alcohol were largest factor in children trying alcohol before age 12
WHO Calls for Regulations on E-Cigarettes
WHO recommends regulations on electronic cigarettes regarding advertising and indoor use
Teens May Be Trying E-Cigarettes First
Electronic cigarettes tried first by US teenagers who had never smoked tobacco cigarettes
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