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Entries by Catherine Pearson from 09/2011

Moderate Alcohol Consumption Linked To Women's Health

Posted 09.04.2011 | Women

If you love your nightly glass of wine, but also have a nagging sense it’s not the best thing for your body, then take heart: According to a new stu...

Are Medical Schools Ignoring LGBT Health?

Posted 09.06.2011 | Healthy Living

Medical students spend hours learning about human health, behavior and how to provide good patient care. But when it comes to caring for lesbian, gay,...

9/11 Mental Health: What We Now Know About Trauma

Posted 09.09.2011 | Healthy Living

In the days following 9/11, scores of mental health professionals and grief counselors rushed to directly-impacted areas, hoping to help people cope w...

Moderate Drinkers Get Some Good News

Posted 09.09.2011 | Healthy Living

When it comes to heart health, 14 drinks is 14 drinks is 14 drinks, right? Not necessarily, according to a new study that suggests the way people s...

Younger Generations Could Face Earlier Onset Of Hereditary Cancers: Study

Posted 09.12.2011 | Healthy Living

For years, researchers have known that women with a harmful mutation in BRCA genes have an elevated risk for developing hereditary breast and ovarian ...

Fashion And Eating Disorders: How Much Responsibility Does Industry Have?

Posted 09.13.2011 | Healthy Living

When the Council of Fashion Designers of America re-released its health guidelines earlier this year, it called for increasing awareness about eating ...

Half Of Cancer Deaths Preventable: Report

Posted 09.20.2011 | Healthy Living

According to a 2000 survey, Americans' worst fear is a cancer diagnosis. One out of every three women and one out of every two men will be diagnosed w...

Premature Babies May Face Long-Term Health Problems

Posted 09.20.2011 | Healthy Living

Premature birth is the leading cause of infant mortality in developed countries, but far less is known about what long-term impact -- if any -- being ...

MRIs Make You Dizzy? Here's Why

Posted 09.22.2011 | Healthy Living

If you've ever gone for an MRI and been left feeling woozy, new research says you're not just being a wuss: there's an actual physical culprit behind ...

For Better Or For Worse? How Your Spouse Impacts Your Diet

Posted 09.23.2011 | Healthy Living

When you say "I do," you are not just signing up for a lifetime of togetherness -- you're also, apparently, signing up for shared eating habits. Re...

Hospitals Ditch Free Formula Distribution In Record Numbers

Posted 09.24.2011 | Parents

Many new moms leave the maternity ward holding two things: their babies and free samples of formula, often packed into diaper bags and handed to them ...

Hip Fractures Could Double The Risk Of Death For Some Women

Posted 09.26.2011 | Healthy Living

Anne Taggard says she was completely surprised when she broke her right hip seven years ago. "I was on my porch and my neighbor called me," the 92-...

Coffee Cuts Depression Risk In Women, New Study Shows

Posted 09.27.2011 | Healthy Living

Coffee may provide more than a momentary pick-me-up, says new research suggesting daily java consumption is tied to a lower risk of depression in wome...

Blood Pressure Just Slightly High? It Could Still Up Stroke Risk

Posted 09.28.2011 | Healthy Living

Having blood pressure that is just slightly higher than normal could still spell trouble in terms of stroke risk, according to a comprehensive scienti...

Twitter: Mood Ring For The World?

Posted 09.29.2011 | Healthy Living

If you start the day feeling positive but feel yourself growing increasingly glum as it slugs along, you're not alone. A new study using Twitter to tr...