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Fake Drugs Bought on the Web Pose Big Health Risks (HealthDay)

Fake Drugs Bought on the Web Pose Big Health Risks
(HealthDay)
- HealthDay - FRIDAY, Jan. 29 (HealthDay News) -- People who buy prescription medications over the Internet, especially drugs purporting to treat erectile dysfunction, are playing Russian roulette with their lives, a new study contends. [Yahoo! News: Health News]

News Hub: What America Wants to Hear From Obama

News Hub: What America Wants to Hear From Obama - WSJ's Jerry Seib and presidential historian Steve Gillon join Kelly Evans on the News Hub to set the scene for Wednesday night's State of the Union address. Plus, Dan Rather joins the discussion and says President Obama needs to take back the political narrative. [Wall Street Journal - Health Videos]

Amnesty says Burkina maternal care can be "lethal" (Reuters)

Amnesty says Burkina maternal care can be "lethal"
(Reuters)
- Reuters - Thousands of women are dying every year during pregnancy and childbirth in the African state of Burkina Faso because discrimination stops them from accessing sexual health services, Amnesty International said Wednesday. [Yahoo! News: Health News]

Many children 'hear voices'; most aren't bothered (Reuters)

Many children 'hear voices'; most aren't bothered
(Reuters)
- Reuters - Nearly 1 in 10 seven- to eight-year-olds hears voices that aren't really there, according to a new study. [Yahoo! News: Health News]

News Hub: Even Thin People Face Health Risks

News Hub: Even Thin People Face Health Risks - Even some thin people could be at risk for health issues typically associated with individuals who are fat, Ron Winslow reports. [Wall Street Journal - Health Videos]

Low-carb diet best for lowering blood pressure (Reuters)

Low-carb diet best for lowering blood pressure
(Reuters)
- Reuters - People with high blood pressure who want to drop some pounds may want to choose a low-carb diet, a new study shows. [Yahoo! News: Health News]

Victoza Sanctioned for Type 2 Diabetes (HealthDay)

Victoza Sanctioned for Type 2 Diabetes
(HealthDay)
- HealthDay - TUESDAY, Jan. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Victoza (liraglutide) has been approved to treat type 2 diabetes in some adults, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in a news release. [Yahoo! News: Health News]

Mixed-handedness tied to learning problems, ADHD (Reuters)

Mixed-handedness tied to learning problems, ADHD
(Reuters)
- Reuters - Children who don't show a hand preference are more likely than their righty or lefty peers to perform poorly in school, a new study in the journal Pediatrics shows. [Yahoo! News: Health News]

Seniors Have Rewarding Sex Lives (LiveScience.com)

Seniors Have Rewarding Sex Lives
(LiveScience.com)
- LiveScience.com - Senior citizens often have rewarding sex lives, according to newresearch aimed at revealing the nuances of sexuality in the elderly. [Yahoo! News: Health News]

Study finds drop in age-related hearing problems (AP)

Study finds drop in age-related hearing problems
(AP)
- AP - Sweet news for baby boomers: Despite all those warnings that loud rock music would damage their ears, their generation appears to have better hearing than their parents did. In fact, a new study suggests that the rate of hearing problems at ages ranging from 45 to 75 has been dropping for years, at least among white Americans. [Yahoo! News: Health News]

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