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Mammograms Every 2 Years Could Come With Risks

Mammograms Every 2 Years Could Come With Risks

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter Women who get mammograms every two years instead of annually might face a greater risk of being diagnosed with larger, later-stage breast tumors, a new, preliminary study suggests. Researchers found that among 232 breast cancer...
How to Start a Couch-to-5K Program

How to Start a Couch-to-5K Program

With an abundance of couch-to-5K programs at your fingertips, from smartphone apps to beginner groups, it’s easier than ever to start running. Not Active Now? Not a Problem “A couch-to-5K program is an excellent way to ease yourself into an active...
BPA Levels in Humans Are Underestimated: Study

BPA Levels in Humans Are Underestimated: Study

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter Levels of the widely used chemical bisphenol A (BPA) in people’s bodies are much higher than once thought, according to scientists who say they’ve created a more accurate way to measure them. BPA is used in many plastic...
More U.S. Teens Are Vaping Pot

More U.S. Teens Are Vaping Pot

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter As electronic-cigarette use has soared among America’s teens, so too has the number vaping marijuana, two new reports indicate. A team from the University of Nebraska found youth use of pot in e-cigarettes rose from 11% in...