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A Good Night's Sleep May Mean a Good Day's Work - 2014-09-14
"Too much, too little slumber linked to raised number of sick days, researchers say." More

Scientists Watch Imagination at Work in the Brain - 2014-09-13
"Activity is centered in the hippocampus, but in a way that's distinct from simply remembering." More

New Role of Patient as Consumer Requires Market Changes - 2014-09-12
"The new consumer retail market that has been created in U.S. health care is necessary and will benefit consumers, and as consumers take on more costs of care, access to information to help them make informed decisions is crucial, according to a recent white paper published by Vitals." More

AAFP Joins Coalition to Prevent Misuse of ADHD Meds - 2014-09-12
"The American Academy of Family Physicians has joined the Coalition to Prevent ADHD Medication Misuse, which launched Aug. 28." More

Mechanism Proposed for Nicotine Gateway Hypothesis - 2014-09-12
"Mechanisms underlying nicotine use as a gateway to cocaine use have been proposed in a Shattuck lecture published in the Sept. 4 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine." More

Study: Undiagnosed Sleep Disorders Common With Multiple Sclerosis - 2014-09-12
"Lack of shuteye could affect disease progression, researchers caution." More

U.S. Ebola Survivor Gives Blood to Infected Health Care Colleague - 2014-09-12
"An American medical missionary who survived infection with Ebola has donated blood to a colleague who's struggling to fight his own infection with the virus." More

Researchers Support Lung Cancer CT Screen in Older Patients - 2014-09-12
"Individuals aged 65 to 74 years with a history of smoking should not be excluded from screening with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) for lung cancer, according to researchers who published their study findings online Sept. 9 in the Annals of Internal Medicine." More

AHA: Inflammation May Explain Vascular Damage in Diabetes - 2014-09-12
"Hyperglycemia in the presence of inflammatory stimulation may account for vascular damage, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions, held Sept. 9 to 12 in San Francisco." More

Adding Antipsychotic Med May Improve Behavior in ADHD - 2014-09-12
"Adding an antipsychotic medication, such as risperidone, to stimulant therapy and parent training may improve parent ratings for behavioral problems in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, according to research published in the September issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry." More

Opioid Overdose Prevention Needed in Young Adult Users - 2014-09-12
"Many young adult nonmedical prescription opioid users are relatively uninformed about overdose awareness, avoidance, and response strategies, according to a study published online Aug. 22 in The International Journal of Drug Policy." More

Few Students With Asthma, Allergies Have School Emergency Plan - 2014-09-12
"Schools must be well prepared to deal with life-threatening reactions, researchers caution." More

Sunny Skies Tied to Suicide Rates - 2014-09-12
"Austrian researchers find short-term sunshine increases risk, longer-term lowers it." More

Combo Diabetes Therapy Outperforms Other Treatments, Study Finds - 2014-09-12
"Patients with type 2 disease were less likely to gain weight, suffer dangerous drops in blood sugar levels." More

Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis - 2014-09-12
"About half of raised risk from tobacco tied to interaction with too much sodium, study finds." More

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