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Here are the top read news for #AlcoholAndHealth: Alcohol Intake Associated with Increased Risk of Melanoma: White wine was the most clearly associated Alcohol intake was associated with higher rates of invasive melanoma among white men and women, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association…

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Here are the top read news for #AlcoholAndHealth: Medications Can Help People Stop Abusing Alcohol, But Many Don’t Know That: It is still rare for a person struggling with alcohol to hear that medication therapy exists. This partly reflects the tradition of treating addiction through 12-step programs. It’s also a byproduct of limited promotion by…

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Here are the top read news for #HeartHealth: Common painkillers linked to increased risk of heart failure, BMJ finds: The risk of admission for heart failure increased for seven traditional NSAIDs (diclofenac, ibuprofen, indomethacin, ketorolac, naproxen, nimesulide, and piroxicam) and two COX 2 inhibitors (etoricoxib and rofecoxib). The increased risk of hospital admission ranged from…

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Here are top read news for #Pregnancy: Don’t be ashamed to receive an epidural during childbirth. Here’s why: Establishing epidural anesthesia as a natural form of birth is a job that we, as health care providers have to take. It is dangerous to assume something is unnatural, as it sets the precedent for something that…

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Here are the top read news for #health:   This mother drank while pregnant. Here’s what her daughter’s like at 43: Kathy Mitchell wants to share something with you. She’s not proud of it, and it’s not a behavior she hopes you’ll emulate. It’s just the truth: As a teen, Kathy drank alcohol while pregnant…