September 09, 2011
A Little Dirt May Be a Good Thing
Good hygiene has saved
millions of lives, protecting people from countless bacterial and
viral infections, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control
States Get Creative in Raising Money for Breast Cancer
Fundraising methods such as
a state lottery, selling specialty license plates and offering the
ability to make a donation on state income tax forms have raised
millions of dollars for breast cancer research and prevention
programs in the United States, a new study says.
For Many Americans, 9/11 Worries Still
Almost half of all the U.S.
adults who experienced physical or psychological problems in the
months following the 9/11 terrorist attacks still struggle with
feelings of fear and anxiety 10 years later, a new
Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll found.
FDA Advisers Call for Revised Labels for Osteoporosis
U.S. Food and Drug
Administration advisers recommended Friday that osteoporosis drugs
such as Fosamax, Actonel, Boniva and Reclast come with revised
labels, clarifying how long a patient should take a drug before
potential health risks set in.