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  • Study finds women who undergo early menopause face increased risk for heart disease and stroke

     Study finds women who undergo early menopause face increased risk for heart disease and stroke
    A recent study has found that females who stop having their periods before age 46 had a higher incidence of heart disease and stroke. Doctors have long suspected that women who undergo early menopause might be at an increased risk for those medical...
  • Kids of gay and lesbian parents lag on insurance

    Kids of gay and lesbian parents lag on insurance
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids with same-sex parents are less likely to have private insurance than those with opposite-sex married parents, according to a new study. But some of those differences go away when states allow same-sex marriage or civil...
  • After an ICU stay, cognitive loss is common, study says

    Two-thirds of patients sick enough to land in a hospital intensive care unit come away from the experience with substantial mental deficits, a new study has found. The new research, which quantifies a phenomenon long observed by critical-care...
  • Joseph E. Welsh, educator

    Joseph E. Welsh, educator
    Joseph E. Welsh, a retired Baltimore County public school educator who was also a hospice volunteer and Eucharistic minister, died Monday of melanoma at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Oak Crest Village resident was 80. "He was both my teacher and...
  • Your child's brain on math: Don't bother?

    Your child's brain on math: Don't bother?
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Parents whose children are struggling with math often view intense tutoring as the best way to help them master crucial skills, but a new study released on Monday suggests that for some kids even that is a lost cause. According to...
  • Daily sunscreen may prevent skin aging

    Daily sunscreen may prevent skin aging
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Using sunscreen every day may help protect against aging skin, according to a new study from Australia. Although the benefits of sunscreen are well know when it comes to preventing sunburns and lowering skin cancer risks,...
  • Older working women may be healthier as a result

    Older working women may be healthier as a result
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Postmenopausal women who work tend be in better health than their unemployed counterparts, according to a new study from South Korea. Researchers found that employed postmenopausal women were about 34 percent less likely to...
  • More National Merit Scholarship winners announced

    Three more Newport Beach students were named National Merit Scholars this week, bringing the city's total this year to six. Liana Korber and Tiffany Silverstein, from the private Sage Hill School, were selected along with Kelsey Christensen, from...
  • Exercise: Alternative reward for those battling addiction

    Exercise: Alternative reward for those battling addiction
    I like to run. Apparently, this gets me high. Last year, researchers at the University of Arizona published a study in the Journal of Experimental Biology examining the "neurobiological rewards" of treadmill running in 10 humans, eight dogs and eight...
  • Memo: Appropriate office attire is a must

    Memo: Appropriate office attire is a must
    Chelsea Lanzoni was on her way from the lacrosse fields of Vanderbilt University to a summer internship at National Geographic in Washington, but her first stop was a dressing room at Nordstrom Rack in Annapolis. "I had, literally, nothing to wear," she...
  • Many teens have permanent ringing in the ears

    Many teens have permanent ringing in the ears
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One in five high schoolers has permanent ringing in the ears, and few take measures to protect their ears from loud music, according to a new study. Those numbers are surprisingly similar to results of a study of college-...