Why seniors may be more vulnerable to scams

A pair of key differences in the brain may help distinguish which seniors are at risk of falling prey to financial scams, a small new study suggests. The first-of-its-kind study found a biological basis — rather than poor decision-making skills — underlying financial exploitation in the elderly. These findings might lead to a way to predict More...

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By admin On Saturday, April 15th, 2017
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Morning Rounds: Quitting cigarettes, seasonal allergies

April 15, 2017, 7:37 AM| Dr. Jon LaPook and Dr. Tara Narula join “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss research that analyzes potentially dangerous methods for quitting cigarettes, how to stay informed More...

By admin On Friday, April 14th, 2017
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FDA rejects drugmaker's much-anticipated arthritis pill

Drug company Eli Lilly says their much-awaited pill for rheumatoid arthritis has been rejected by the Food and Drug Administration. It’s the company’s second drug development setback since November. A letter More...

By admin On Friday, April 14th, 2017
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These kinds of hot flashes are linked with heart risk

Hot flashes that come earlier and more often are associated with poorer blood vessel function, a new study suggests. iStock Hot flashes may be more than a troublesome nuisance for some women during menopause More...

By admin On Thursday, April 13th, 2017
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Teen denied lung transplant after smoking pot, family says

Riley Hancey was denied a life-saving lung transplant after testing positive for THC – the chief intoxicant in marijuana. YouCaring.com A Utah teen was denied a life-saving transplant after he tested positive More...

By admin On Thursday, April 13th, 2017
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Concussion risk keeps many kids out of sports, parents say

Some parents won’t let their kids play sports due to concussion risks. A new survey found that parents are also limiting their children only to certain sports because of head injury concerns. When more than 1,000 More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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The grayer his hair, the higher his heart risk?

Beyond signaling the march of time, gray hair may also point to a higher risk of heart disease for men, new research suggests. But don’t panic if you sport silvery locks — the study only showed an association, More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
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Hospital grants Danish man his dying wish: a glass of wine and a cigarette

Carsten Flemming Hansen watched the sunset with his family, a cigarette and a glass of wine. Aarhus University Hospital When Carsten Flemming Hansen was admitted to Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark, More...

By admin On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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Parents' smoking tied to genetic changes in kids with cancer

ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/GettyImages Parents who smoke may contribute to genetic changes in children that are associated with the development and progression of the most common type of childhood cancer, a new study More...

By admin On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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Some salads recalled after dead mammal found inside, CDC says

The salads part of the recall have a production code of G089B19 and best-if-used-by date of April 14, 2017. NEW YORK — Several agencies have joined forces as part of an investigation into the discovery More...