Monthly Health E-News February 2012

February 2012

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 Quit Breast Cancer Drugs Over Side Effects

Drugs that help prevent the recurrence of breast cancer can cause such unpleasant side effects that many women stop taking them.
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Diabetes Health News
This month's featured topic: Rotating Shift Work Raises Diabetes Risk

Rotating shift work is becoming more common, but new research says that it may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. And the longer you work a rotating shift, the greater your risk.
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For Your Child News
This month's featured topic: Preemie's Nervous System May Raise Risk for SIDS

Premature infants are at higher risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) than full-term babies. The reason may be that a preemie's nervous system is underdeveloped.
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Heart Care News
This month's featured topic: Drugs for Adult ADHD Safe for the Heart

Young and middle-aged adults taking drugs for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) don't seem to have an increased risk for cardiovascular disease, according to a new study
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Men's Health News
This month's featured topic: Fitness May Trump Weight for Good Health

Question: Which is more important for health, how much your weigh or how fit you are?
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Mind & Body News
This month's featured topic: Older Runners Still Use Oxygen Efficiently

As runners age, they don't lose their ability to use oxygen economically. That's the good news. Where older runners fall short is in upper-body strength and flexibility.
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Women's Health News
This month's featured topic: HPV Test Finds Cervical Cancer Earlier

The human papillomavirus (HPV) test is better than the traditional Pap test alone as a screening tool for cervical cancer - both in the short and long term, researchers say.
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