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April 26, 2011


1. Kids With ADHD May Use Drugs and Alcohol More Often http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNtu6FBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTXb/news64
Two recent studies find that being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in childhood may predict a child's likelihood of later dependence on nicotine, alcohol or other drugs. One new paper, which was published this month in Clinical Psychology [...]

2. Jenny McCarthy, Vaccine Expert? A Quarter of Parents Trust Celebrities http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNtu6FBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTXb/news65
Jenny McCarthy is a former Playboy bunny, not an academic expert, a doctor or a vaccine researcher. Yet 24% of parents surveyed recently by the University of Michigan say they place “some trust” in information provided by celebrities such as [...]

3. Obese Teens Are More Likely to Smoke, Have Riskier Sex http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNtu6FBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTXb/news66
Obese teens tend to be socially outcast, and so researchers had long assumed they were less likely to engage in the kinds of risky social behaviors that mark traditional adolescence: drinking, smoking and hooking up. But a new survey finds [...]

4. Study: Botox Users Have Trouble Reading Emotions in Others http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNtu6FBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTXb/news67
We all know that Botox injections paralyze facial muscles â€" which is why it's used between the brows to iron out frown lines â€" and can therefore make users appear less emotional. Now a new study finds that the cosmetic [...]

5. Drug War: How Advil May Thwart the Benefits of Prozac http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNtu6FBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTXb/news68
The common painkillers known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), a class of medication that includes aspirin, naproxen (Aleve), and ibuprofen (Advil), can significantly reduce the effectiveness of certain antidepressants â€" cutting rates of remission from depression from 55% to 45% [...]

6. Why the Happiest States Have the Highest Suicide Rates http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNtu6FBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTXb/news69
Worldwide surveys have consistently ranked the Scandinavian countries â€" with their generous family-leave policies, low crime, free health care, rich economies and, yes, high income taxes â€" as the happiest places on earth. But this happiness has always been accompanied [...]

7. Do Over-the-Counter Scar Treatments Really Work? http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNtu6FBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTXb/news70
With summer looming, many people are anticipating the return of skimpier, skin-baring outfits by getting back into the gym. But aside from losing winter flab, there's another concern that comes with the start of shorts season: unsightly scars. Many consumers [...]

8. Newer Birth Control Pills Carry a Higher Risk of Blood Clots http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNtu6FBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTXb/news71
Two studies published in the British Medical Journal confirm that birth control pills increase the risk of blood clots. The two trials, one of which involved a U.S. population of women and the other a British cohort, found that women [...]

9. He Wants Sex, She Doesn't. Are Beads the Answer? http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNtu6FBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTXb/news72
A fortieth birthday is a big deal that calls for a big present. How about 40 straight days of sex? That's the gift that Carolyn Evans bestowed upon her husband, Ray, in January 2009. Immediately, she regretted it. “I woke [...]

10. Top 10 Tips for Treating Back Pain http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNtu6FBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTXb/news73


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