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Links between smoking and lung cancer have been well established, but what about other types of cancer? In particular, female smokers have shown high rates of colon cancer.
Lyme disease is carried and transmitted by ticks, especially in the northeastern US. There has been some concern that children with autism have higher rates of Lyme disease.
Medicine has advanced considerably in the care of babies born extremely early. However, these babies are still at high risk for long-term problems, and every extra week counts.
Not very many women look forward to their period each month, especially if certain days are heavier than others. This feeling may be common in women around the world.
The health community has been striving to lower smoking rates for decades. The good news is that prevention programs have worked, some better than others.
Pre-operative appointments are a good time for patients to discuss with their doctors the risk factors for upcoming surgery. Often, the medications a person is taking can influence that risk.
One of the common questions pregnant women might wonder is whether they can drink any alcohol at all while pregnant. One glass of wine? One sip? Will it hurt the baby?
Kids that have both ADHD and a lower IQ may not differ so much from kids with ADHD and a normal IQ. It appears that ADHD may affect kids with different IQ scores very similarly.
New strategies to prevent suicide in the United States are needed. Teenagers are a particularly tough age group to reach. Researchers continue to strive for solutions.
Autism runs in families, past research has shown. But even when a family risk is known, children are not usually diagnosed with autism until they are toddlers.