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TUESDAY, Dec. 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- There are fewer school shootings in states that have tighter gun control laws and spend more on mental health care and public education, a new study finds.
Close to 33,000 people are killed and another 81,000 are injured by gun violence every year in the United States, the researchers said.
TUESDAY, Dec. 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug for infants with a rare and fatal illness shows promise, researchers report.
There is no treatment for spinal muscular atrophy type 1 (SMA-1), a degenerative neuromuscular disease that occurs in about one in every 11,000 births.
According to background informatio...
TUESDAY, Dec. 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Cardiac arrest patients who receive epinephrine (adrenaline) within five minutes of their heart stopping are more likely to survive than those who don't receive the drug within that time frame, according to a new study.
Researchers analyzed outcomes among more than 100,000 patients who suffered...
TUESDAY, Dec. 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Cigarettes are one accessory today's California teens are more than willing to forego, a new survey finds.
Fewer of them than ever think cigarettes are cool, the study found, and many view smoking as riskier and less socially acceptable than they did about a decade ago.
This finding m...
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TUESDAY, Dec. 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Preliminary research suggests that a single dose of an experimental gene therapy may help patients with hemophilia B.
As explained by the National Hemophilia Foundation, hemophilia B is a genetic disorder where people lack a protein needed for blood clotting called factor IX, or the type of fac...
TUESDAY, Dec. 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- More older Americans are rolling joints or firing up their bongs, a new study on marijuana use finds.
"Given the unprecedented aging of the U.S. population, we are facing a never before seen cohort of older adults who use recreational drugs," said Dr. Benjamin Han. He is a geriatrician and heal...
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