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Monthly Health E-News June 2012

June 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

In a study that followed breast cancer patients after treatment, more than 60 percent had at least one treatment-related complication up to six years after diagnosis. 
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Diabetes Health News

New guidelines on treating type 2 diabetes emphasize a patient-centered approach and say that treatment often requires a personalized, multi-pronged therapy.
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For Your Child News

Children as young as 12 and 13 are showing signs of sun-damaged skin, say researchers who used specialized imaging technology to evaluate youngsters' UV exposure. Read More

 
Heart Care News

A new American Heart Association (AHA) statement debunks a century-old belief that untreated gum disease leads to heart disease or stroke.
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Men's Health News

The greater number of head blows that boxers and other combat athletes absorb, the greater their risk for brain damage and other complications.
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Mind & Body News

Older adults who putter in the garden or around the house may be less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease than retirees who spend their time on more sedentary activities.

 
Women's Health News

U.S. women are less likely than their male counterparts to get at least 30 minutes of exercise a day, the recommended minimum.
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