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Smokers more likely to think cancer is a death sentence
By Madeline Kennedy (Reuters Health) - Smokers have more pessimistic attitudes about cancer and may be more likely to delay getting screened, according to a new survey from the UK. Smokers are less likely to engage in cancer screening programs and are less engaged with health services overall, senior author Jane Wardle told Reuters Health in an email. “We wanted to investigate why, by exploring whether this could be partly due to excessively negative beliefs about cancer,” said Wardle, the director of the Health Behavior Research Center at University College London.
Exercise may cut risk of death among elderly men
By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Elderly men who exercise regularly – even by doing light activities like walking – may be less likely to die than those who are sedentary, a large Norwegian study suggests. Researchers followed about 5,700 men for about five decades, starting in the 1970s when they were 45 years old on average, to see how their exercise habits influenced longevity. Men who got about 30 minutes of exercise six days a week appeared to reduce their risk of death by 40 percent.
Amgen ends collaboration with AstraZeneca on inflammation drug
(Reuters) - Amgen Inc said it will terminate a collaboration with AstraZeneca Plc to develop an inflammation drug after it observed suicidal thoughts in subjects of a trial. AstraZeneca could decide on the development and marketing of the drug for all territories, except for Japan and certain Asian territories, where Kyowa Hakko Kirin has the rights to it, Amgen said. Amgen said such safety concerns would likely result in a restrictive label, potentially limiting the number of patients using the drug. (Reporting by Amrutha Penumudi in Bengaluru; Editing by Don Sebastian)
Wal-Mart urges meat suppliers to curb antibiotic use
By P.J. Huffstutter and Nathan Layne CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is pressing meat, seafood, dairy and egg suppliers to reduce the use of antibiotics, becoming the first large retailer to take such a public stand against the excessive use of drugs in raising farm animals. The voluntary guidelines announced on Friday would limit suppliers to using antibiotics to treat and prevent disease, and not for promoting growth, a controversial practice by livestock producers. The move comes as concern is growing that over-use of antibiotics in animals can spawn drug-resistant superbugs, endangering human health.
Turning 18 and Turning to Breast Reduction Surgery
Like most teenage girls, Mackenzie Langan loves to shop, but those shopping trips used to often end in tears. Mackenzie, a high school senior, is petite, standing at about 5 feet tall. “But like I have back pain, I have shoulder pain, I have like swelling on my shoulders.
Why the 'Dad Bod' Is a Sexist Disgrace
Today, an article titled "How to Get the Perfect Dad Bod" popped up on my Twitter timeline. After rolling my eyes and suppressing my gag reflex, all I could think about was the fact that, for some reason, the Internet is still hung up on the "Dad Bod."In case you haven't been informed of the phenomenon that is the Dad Bod, here's a rundown:...
Florida Mom Jailed Over Circumcision Dispute Agrees to Procedure
Heather Hironimus, 31, had been in custody since May 14 after going missing for several months with her 4-year-old son, allegedly to avoid circumcising him, according to court records. Horonimus today signed paperwork to allow the procedure, attorney Ira Marcus, who represents the boy's father, Dennis Nebus, told ABC News. Hironimus has been fighting a legal battle for more than a year with Nebus, over circumcising the child -- a disagreement that began even before the child was born, court documents show.
How the Bird Flu Sweeping Through US Flocks Is Different Than Past Outbreaks
An now, Minnesota has canceled its poultry shows at the state fair to protect its prize fowl. But this outbreak is different from previous outbreaks, some of which have led to human infections in other parts of the globe, experts said. There are multiple strains of the virus in the H5 family affecting birds -- nearly all of them in the H5N2 strain, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Mother stands in at graduation of son killed in prom night crash
A Chicago area woman whose 18-year-old son was killed in an alleged drunk-driving crash after his high-school prom last weekend wore his cap and gown at his graduation in a tribute to him. Along with Dunigan's father, she received a special plaque with his diploma, awards and a graduation ticket. "She got a standing ovation, a lot of tears, a great deal of cheers," said Dwayne Evans, principal of the school in the south Chicago suburb of Calumet City.
Memorial Day and How to Avoid Holiday Dangers
A few tips on staying safe this summer season.