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What's could be better than a good night's sleep? Visit the MedlinePlus sleep disorders topic page to learn about problems that could be preventing you from getting the rest you deserve.
- September Is National Cholesterol Education Month
September is National Cholesterol Education Month. Learn more from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Also, visit the MedlinePlus cholesterol topic page.
- Director's Comments: Breast Cancer Survival: Differences between Black and White Women
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Going for a checkup? Find out what to expect and what to ask from the MedlinePlus Health Topic page on health checkups.
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- Why Ballet Dancers Can Spin without Getting Dizzy
Study found years of training suppressed signals of imbalance; findings could help those with chronic dizziness
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- Drug 'Molly' Is Taking a Party Toll in the United States
Artist and therapy student Anna and her friends marked a birthday in New York recently with a familiar ritual: They pumped up the electronic music, danced, and celebrated with a special guest called Molly.
Source: Reuters Health
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- Drugged Driving Plays Major Role in Traffic Deaths
Alone or combined with alcohol, study finds it multiplies the risk for road fatalities
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- Poor girl child survival in India due to abortion of female fetuses and more death among girls
Modern ultrasound technology and economic pressure leads to female fetuses in the Ballabgarh area of northern India being aborted more often than male fetuses. Additionally, girls up to the age of five die more frequently than boys, which results in a gender imbalance in the area, according to Anand Krishnan, MD and doctoral candidate at Umeå University, who defended his thesis on 11 October...
- Modern Methods Of Abortion Are Not Linked With An Increased Risk Of Preterm Birth
The link between previous termination of pregnancy (abortion) and preterm delivery in a subsequent pregnancy has disappeared over the last 20-30 years, according to a study of data from Scotland published in this week's PLOS Medicine...
- Medications Used To Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis May Affect Abortion Rate In Women
A new study published in the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) journal, Arthritis Care & Research, reveals that women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who were on methotrexate (MTX), a drug commonly used to reduce inflammation caused by RA, had lower rates of induced abortions compared to women with RA who were not exposed to the medication...
- Kids Less Sexually Active Than People Think
Contrary to popular belief, the vast majority of young American adolescents are not sexually active, researchers from the Guttmacher Institute reported in the journal Pediatrics. The authors explained that things change when adolescents reach the ages of 16 to 18...
- Education About Abortion In The UK Is Failing Young People - EFC Report Highlights Advice For Schools And Head Teachers
A report published by Education For Choice (EFC) finds that education about abortion in the UK is failing young people. Some schools are addressing the topic as part of comprehensive sex and relationships education (SRE), but there is evidence of widespread bad practice including medical misinformation being provided by teachers and visitors to schools...
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