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April 04, 2014
Diabetes Tied to Higher Risk of Pancreatic Cancer in Study
FRIDAY, April 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with diabetes have double the risk of pancreatic cancer compared to people who don't have diabetes, according to a new analysis of 88 previous studies.
Health Tip: Talk to Kids About Strangers
(HealthDay News) -- It's important to teach children about personal safety and dealing with strangers in a way that is informative but not frightening.
Health Tip: Keep Your Breath Fresh
(HealthDay News) -- Bad breath can be caused by foods, such as onions or fish. But it can also signal a problem with the mouth, such as an infection or gum disease.
Your Mentally Stimulating Job May Help Keep You Sharp in Retirement
FRIDAY, April 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Jobs that make good use of your intellect might have another benefit down the line -- a sharper mind long after retirement.
Poor Sleep Tied to Mental Decline in Older Men
FRIDAY, April 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Poor sleep is tied to a higher risk of mental decline in older men, according to a new study.
Cutting Cigarette Scenes From TV Shows May Have Helped Reduce Smoking
FRIDAY, April 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scenes of cigarette use have become less common on prime-time television shows, and it may be linked to reduced smoking rates in the United States, a new study suggests.
Caucasian Boys Most Prone to Color Blindness, Study Finds
THURSDAY, April 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Caucasian boys are the most likely to be color blind, while the risk is lowest in African-American boys, a new study finds.
Depression May Be Linked to Heart Failure
FRIDAY, April 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Depression may increase the risk of heart failure, a new study suggests.
Teens' Screen Time May Affect Their Bone Health: Study
FRIDAY, April 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Spending too much time sitting in front of screens may be linked to poorer bone health in teen boys, according to a new study from Norway.
Brief Whiplash Treatment Works as Well as Lengthy Therapy, Study Finds
FRIDAY, April 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Just one exercise education session works as well as expensive, long-term physical therapy in reducing pain in whiplash patients, a new study shows.
Health Highlights: April 4, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
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