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Medical News Today: Single mothers at risk of poorer health later in life, study suggests

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 23:00
New research suggests that single motherhood between the ages of 16 and 49 is associated with poorer health in later life in certain countries.

Medical News Today: Grip strength may predict risk of stroke, heart attack and death

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 07:00
Weak grip strength was linked to greater risk of heart attack and stroke in a new study, as well as increased risk of death from cardiovascular and noncardiovascular diseases.

Medical News Today: Sun safety: how to protect your child from the greatest cause of skin cancer

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 07:00
One of the best ways to protect your child from skin cancer is to protect them against UV radiation. We provide some tips on how this can be done.

Medical News Today: A common hospital soap may reduce MRSA spread

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 06:00
Researchers suggest patient care and reduction of MRSA and other hospital-acquired infections may both benefit from using the common hospital soap chlorhexidine to bathe patients.

Medical News Today: Likely trigger for autoimmune disease found in newly-discovered rogue cells

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 02:00
A new study suggests autoimmune disease arises when the body fails to eliminate rogue versions of cells that make high-affinity antibodies.