News tagged with health issues

Communication key to adolescent health outcomes

Improved communication between pediatric providers and the parents and guardians of adolescents could lead to better health outcomes, a University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine study reports. The findings are available ...

Nov 27, 2013
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Even football heroes can be laid low by depression

(HealthDay)—Will Heininger was a 295-pound defensive tackle for the University of Michigan at the end of his freshman year when he realized he had a big problem: He was severely depressed.

Nov 14, 2013
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Quitting smoking easier for social media users

Smoking is a major public health problem, killing approximately 443,000 people every year in the United States. Quitting smoking can have a profound effect on a person's health, but it is also one of the hardest addictions ...

Sep 26, 2013
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