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Caffeine Affects Boys And Girls Differently Starting In Puberty

Posted On June 17, 2014

(Undated) -- Caffeine has different effects on boys than it does on girls once they reach puberty. Researchers at the University of Buffalo found even a couple milligrams of caffeine can cause a boy's heart rate to drop. A low dose also can cause a boy's systolic blood pressure to rise although the researchers don't…

Scientists Urging WHO To Tightly Regulate E-Cigarettes

Posted On June 17, 2014

(Undated) -- Dozens of scientists want the World Health Organization to impose tight regulations on e-cigarettes. The scientists warn little research has been done so far on whether using the devices can harm people's health. They point out the tobacco industry introduced filters on cigarettes and also low tar cigarettes when there was no proof…

Surgery For Painful Cramps Leads To Emergency C-Section

Posted On June 17, 2014

(Papatoetoe, New Zealand) -- A woman in New Zealand recently went into the hospital for surgery that would have left her unable to have children, but ended up leaving with a newborn son. According to "The New Zealand Herald," Rebecca Oldham was set to have her ovaries removed due to severe abdominal cramping. But after…

Places People Commonly Forget To Put Sunscreen

Posted On June 17, 2014

(Undated) -- Even if you remember to put on sunscreen, you may be missing some important spots. Dermatologist Doctor Jennifer Lucas with the Cleveland Clinic says people seem to always miss the same spots.   Another spot commonly left without protection is the top of the foot. A study showed ears are the third most…

A Look At Smokeless Tobacco In Wake Of Gwynn’s Death

Posted On June 17, 2014

(Undated) -- Baseball Hall-of-Famer Tony Gwynn has lost his battle with oral cancer. The 54-year-old often attributed his disease to smokeless tobacco. Dr. Brian Burkey with the Cleveland Clinic agrees. He says tobacco is the cause of nearly all head and neck cancers. The Oral Cancer Foundation says over 40-thousand people will be diagnosed with…