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- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 15:24:22 +0000: Go From 'Hangry' (Hungry + Angry) to Happy! - Health News Headlines - Yahoo! News
I started eating foods that were pure, just like my heart wanted to be pure. Healing food became my medicine. As I ate for health, zest, energy, purity, and happiness, I found that not only was my soul healing, but my body was transforming as well.
- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 15:22:27 +0000: Teen Rushed to Surgery After Swallowing Rare-Earth Magnets - Health News Headlines - Yahoo! News
Rare-earth magnets pose "unique health hazards to children," causing perforation of the volulus or bowel, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Since 2003, one death and 19 injuries have been reported.
- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 15:21:46 +0000: Depression, Substance Abuse Disorders May Raise Men's Heart Disease Risk - Health News Headlines - Yahoo! News
Mental conditions -- ranging from schizophrenia to substance abuse disorders -- could raise men's risk of heart disease, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Edinburgh, the University of Southampton and the Karolinska Institute found that the risk of heart disease was higher among men diagnosed with a mental disorder at age 18, as well as men who eventually were hospitalized because of a psychiatric disorder later on in life.
- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 15:17:07 +0000: U.S. pregnancy rate slides to 12-year low, federal report finds - Health News Headlines - Yahoo! News
By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The pregnancy rate among U.S. women fell to its lowest point in 12 years in 2009, continuing its slide from a peak in 1990, according to U.S. government data released on Thursday. While rates for women aged 30 and younger fell between 1990 and 2009, with a notable decline among teenagers, they increased for those aged 30 and older, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. That is the lowest since 1997, when the rate was 101.6 per 1,000 women, a report by the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics said. Researchers analyzed three data sets, including information from one of CDC's ongoing national surveys.
- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 15:11:49 +0000: HPV common among sexually active young gay men - Health News Headlines - Yahoo! News
By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Gay teenagers who have had at least four sexual partners are at increased risk of contracting human papillomavirus (HPV), a new study suggests. At least half of sexually active people get HPV at some point in their lives, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Previous research has suggested most adult gay men have the sexually transmitted infection. HPV is usually cleared by the immune system but can cause genital warts and anal cancer, as well as cervical cancer among women.