Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Persistent disparities in drowning death rates

(HealthDay)—There are persistent racial/ethnic disparities in drowning death rates in the United States, according to research published in the June 18 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity ...

Health

Stay healthy and cool during the heatwave

The triple-digit temperatures forecast for this week can expose people to dehydration, heat exhaustion and even heat stroke. UC Davis Health occupational and environmental medicine physician Sheri Belafsky and sports medicine ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Men doing more family caregiving could lower their risk of suicide

Colorado State University Professor of Psychology Silvia Sara Canetto has spent many years researching patterns and meanings of suicide by culture, trying to make sense of the variability in women's and men's suicide mortality ...

Health

Unlabeled PFAS chemicals detected in makeup

Makeup wearers may be absorbing and ingesting potentially toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), according to a new study published today in Environmental Science & Technology Letters. The researchers found high ...

Addiction

Predisposition to addiction may be genetic

People who have a high sensation-seeking personality trait may be more likely to develop an addiction to cocaine, according to a Rutgers study.

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