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  1. Teens' Heavy Pot Smoking Tied to Memory Problems

    By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers who smoke marijuana daily may have lingering memory problems and structural abnormalities in the brain, even after they stop using the drug, a small study suggests. Researchers found that young adults who'd smoke

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  2. Raise Legal Smoking Age to 21, U.S. Expert Panel Says

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Raising the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 would save hundreds of thousands of lives and substantially reduce the number of smokers in the United States, a new report finds. Such a change would result

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  3. Screening Could Cut 21K Annual Colon Cancer Deaths

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Boosting older adults' colon cancer screening rates to 80 percent by 2018 would lead to 21,000 fewer deaths from the cancer each year in the United States by 2030, a new study suggests. Colon cancer is a leading cause o

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  4. Autism-Linked Genes May Be Tied to Higher IQ

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Genes believed to increase the risk of autism may also be linked with higher intelligence, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed the DNA of nearly 10,000 people in Scotland and also tested their thinking abilities.

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  5. Cochlear Implants and Seniors' Mood, Thinking

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cochlear implants not only boost hearing in seniors with severe hearing loss, they might also enhance their emotional state and thinking abilities, a new study finds. A cochlear implant is a small device that helps prov

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  6. GOP Lawmakers Sink MT Medicaid Expansion Plan

    By Eric Whitney Obamacare’s tenuous toehold in Montana appears to be growing no firmer. Despite a hearing crowded with supporters of the Democratic governor’s Medicaid expansion bill, Republican legislators have dealt the measure a likely death blow. Republicans control both houses of the Montana le

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  7. Most Clinical Trial Results Not Reported on Time

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers are not promptly reporting the results of clinical trials to a government website specifically created to make the findings of these studies known, new research shows. Only about one out of 10 clinical tr

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  8. Many Women Gain Too Much Weight While Pregnant

    By Tara Haelle HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly half of all pregnant women gain more weight than recommended during pregnancy, a new study finds. "This is a concern because gaining too much weight has health consequences for both mothers and infants," said stud

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  9. Healthy Lifestyle May Guard Against Dementia

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A healthy diet, physical activity and brain exercises can help slow mental decline in older people at risk for dementia, a new study suggests. On the other hand, a high body-mass index (BMI) and poor heart health are s

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  10. Bird Flu Spreads Across China: Report

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Avian flu, commonly called "bird flu," is gaining strength in China and has the potential to emerge as a life-threatening virus for humans across the globe, a new report suggests. In the year since avian flu first su

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