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Monthly Health E-News September 2011

September 2011

NCH publishes monthly newsletters covering several health topics that may be of interest to you. Please click on a newsletter below:
Breast Health News
This month's featured topic: Women in Their 40s Need Annual Mammogram
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released new guidelines for mammography that call for annual mammograms for all women, beginning at age 40
.
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Diabetes Health News
This month's featured topic: Monitoring Glucose by iPhone?
People with diabetes may one day be able to pass up the finger prick to check their blood glucose - and measure it instead by using their iPhone
.
 
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For Your Child News
This month's featured topic: Obesity Trend in Teens Now 15 Years Old
Researchers have pinpointed when U.S. children and teens began tipping the scales toward obesity. The epidemic began in the late 1990s, but experts still don't know the exact cause.
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Heart Care News
This month's featured topic: Stopping Daily Aspirin Increases Risk for Heart Attack
Up to half of all patients who take a daily aspirin to help prevent blood clots eventually halt their medication. That puts them at greater risk for having a heart attack
.
 
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Men's Health News
This month's featured topic: Men at Risk for Knee Cartilage Damage
Although women are more likely to injure their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), men with an ACL injury are more likely to develop a hole in their cartilage after surgical repair
.
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Mind & Body News
This month's featured topic: Mobile Devices Can Strain the Eyes
Computer screen, smartphone, e-reader, iPad - the number of electronic devices Americans stare at daily continues to grow. And the smaller the screen, the harder their eyes have to work
.
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Women's Health News
This month's featured topic: C-Section Rate Reaches Record High in U.S.
The number of women giving birth by cesarean section is at an all-time high, raising concern among doctors.
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