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A new study shows that IUD complication rates are no higher for teens than they are for adults.  Skeptical about your teenage daughter’s choice to use an intrauterine device (IUD) as a form of birth control? New findings published in the May issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology might help put your mind at ease.   http://www.healthline.com/health-news/children-iuds-deemed-safe-for-teens-040813

A new study shows that IUD complication rates are no higher for teens than they are for adults. Skeptical about your teenage daughter’s choice to use an intrauterine device (IUD) as a form of birth control? New findings published in the May issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology might help put your mind at ease. http://www.healthline.com/health-news/children-iuds-deemed-safe-for-teens-040813

Would Restricting Antibiotics in Livestock Reduce Growing MRSA Infections?  New research shows that antibiotic-resistant infections can spread from livestock to humans, and Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.) continues to fight to curb antibiotic overuse.  http://www.healthline.com/health-news/policy-evidence-antibiotic-resistant-infection-can-spread-from-livestock-to-humans-040813

Would Restricting Antibiotics in Livestock Reduce Growing MRSA Infections? New research shows that antibiotic-resistant infections can spread from livestock to humans, and Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.) continues to fight to curb antibiotic overuse. http://www.healthline.com/health-news/policy-evidence-antibiotic-resistant-infection-can-spread-from-livestock-to-humans-040813

Moderate Alcohol Use May Benefit Breast Cancer Survivors  A large-scale study of breast cancer survivors has found surprising correlations between alcohol consumption and the risk of death, both before and after diagnosis.  http://www.healthline.com/health-news/aging-moderate-alcohol-use-may-benefit-breast-cancer-survivors-040813

Moderate Alcohol Use May Benefit Breast Cancer Survivors A large-scale study of breast cancer survivors has found surprising correlations between alcohol consumption and the risk of death, both before and after diagnosis. http://www.healthline.com/health-news/aging-moderate-alcohol-use-may-benefit-breast-cancer-survivors-040813

When lab rats are jonesing for a fix, they’ll consume cocaine even when they know they’ll receive a painful electric shock to the foot. Similar to addicted humans, drug-dependent rats continue to use, regardless of the consequences.  http://www.healthline.com/health-news/mental-laser-light-cure-cocaine-addiction-040513

When lab rats are jonesing for a fix, they’ll consume cocaine even when they know they’ll receive a painful electric shock to the foot. Similar to addicted humans, drug-dependent rats continue to use, regardless of the consequences. http://www.healthline.com/health-news/mental-laser-light-cure-cocaine-addiction-040513

There’s currently no reason for anyone to panic over the new H7N9 virus that has infected a handful of people in China.    The World Health Organization has not recommended any travel restrictions for people leaving or entering China, nor is there any evidence to suggest any products from China are contaminated.  http://www.healthline.com/health-news/policy-should-we-worry-about-the-new-bird-flu-040513

There’s currently no reason for anyone to panic over the new H7N9 virus that has infected a handful of people in China. The World Health Organization has not recommended any travel restrictions for people leaving or entering China, nor is there any evidence to suggest any products from China are contaminated. http://www.healthline.com/health-news/policy-should-we-worry-about-the-new-bird-flu-040513

If you’re hard of hearing and still haven’t given into buying a smartphone, it might be time you did. University of Essex researchers have developed a free mobile app that could serve as a low-cost, hassle-free alternative to standard hearing aids, as well as set the stage for the development of similar personalized healthcare devices.  http://www.healthline.com/health-news/tech-hearing-aid-app-for-iphone-invented-040613

If you’re hard of hearing and still haven’t given into buying a smartphone, it might be time you did. University of Essex researchers have developed a free mobile app that could serve as a low-cost, hassle-free alternative to standard hearing aids, as well as set the stage for the development of similar personalized healthcare devices. http://www.healthline.com/health-news/tech-hearing-aid-app-for-iphone-invented-040613

A federal judge ruled Friday that emergency contraception, better known as “the morning-after pill,” should be made available without a prescription and without age restrictions.    Before the ruling, only people older than 17 could get oral emergency contraception like levonorgestrel (Plan B, Next Choice, etc.) without a prescription.   http://www.healthline.com/health-news/policy-federal-judge-makes-plan-b-available-for-all-ages-040613

A federal judge ruled Friday that emergency contraception, better known as “the morning-after pill,” should be made available without a prescription and without age restrictions. Before the ruling, only people older than 17 could get oral emergency contraception like levonorgestrel (Plan B, Next Choice, etc.) without a prescription. http://www.healthline.com/health-news/policy-federal-judge-makes-plan-b-available-for-all-ages-040613

Cancer treatment often requires the use of radiation-based chemotherapy, which is known to carry significant side effects, including hair loss, fatigue, easy bleeding, nausea, and damage to internal organs.  http://www.healthline.com/health-news/tech-new-boron-cancer-treatment-with-no-side-effects-040713

Cancer treatment often requires the use of radiation-based chemotherapy, which is known to carry significant side effects, including hair loss, fatigue, easy bleeding, nausea, and damage to internal organs. http://www.healthline.com/health-news/tech-new-boron-cancer-treatment-with-no-side-effects-040713

In the past few years researchers have begun to uncover a link between male pattern baldness and coronary heart disease (CHD). CHD is the result of progressive coronary artery disease (CAD), in which plaque builds up in the heart’s arteries, slowing blood flow.   http://www.healthline.com/health-news/aging-male-pattern-baldness-may-indicate-increased-chd-risk-040413

In the past few years researchers have begun to uncover a link between male pattern baldness and coronary heart disease (CHD). CHD is the result of progressive coronary artery disease (CAD), in which plaque builds up in the heart’s arteries, slowing blood flow. http://www.healthline.com/health-news/aging-male-pattern-baldness-may-indicate-increased-chd-risk-040413

Research on food labeling shows that people overestimate the power of foods labeled “organic” and that price is still a major factor in how customers choose their food.  http://www.healthline.com/health-news/policy-food-labels-can-affect-our-perception-of-health-040413

Research on food labeling shows that people overestimate the power of foods labeled “organic” and that price is still a major factor in how customers choose their food. http://www.healthline.com/health-news/policy-food-labels-can-affect-our-perception-of-health-040413