Having Trouble Hearing? Maybe It's Not Your Ears
TUESDAY, Nov. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors who struggle
to make out what people are saying around the dinner table or on a
noisy street may have perfectly "normal" hearing. The problem could
actually be in the brain, a new study suggests.
Americans' Cholesterol Levels Keep Falling
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Healthier diets may
be a factor in the ongoing decline in levels of unhealthy blood
fats for Americans, new research suggests.
Demi Lovato Wants to Change the Face of Mental Illness
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Since her 2008
breakthrough role in the Disney Channel musical "Camp Rock," singer
and actress Demi Lovato has released five best-selling albums and a
slew of hit singles. Numerous music awards have followed, as has a
stint as a judge on the TV megahit "The X Factor."
Scientists Spot 'Teetotaler' Gene
TUESDAY, Nov. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists say
they've identified a gene variant that dampens the desire to drink
Use of Needle Exchange Programs Up Dramatically in 10 Years: CDC
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Although there was
a significant increase in the use of syringe services programs
(SSPs) -- more commonly known as needle exchange programs -- across
the United States over the past decade, many injection drug users
don't always use sterile needles, a federal government report
U.S. to Ban Smoking in Public Housing
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking will be
banned in public housing residences starting next year, U.S.
officials announced Wednesday.