Certain Jobs Associated With Higher Breast Cancer Risk
Certain occupations lead to a higher risk of breast cancer than others, specifically ones that bring the worker in contact with possible carcinogens and endocrine disruptors. This previously ignored topic has been addressed in new research in the journal Environmental Health...
Kids Who Start Swimming At Young Age Are Smarter
Kids who start swimming at a young age achieve several milestones in areas of cognitive, physical, and language development earlier than the normal population. The finding came from a team of experts from the Griffith Institute for Educational Research who interviewed parents of kids aged 5 and under from New Zealand, Australia, and the United States, over a three year period...
Heart Attack Risk Higher With Job Loss
New research on older adults in the US finds that being unemployed, experiencing multiple job loss and even going for short periods without work is tied to a greater risk for heart attack (acute myocardial infarction, AMI) compared with no job loss. The researchers suggest people who suffer multiple job losses have a risk for heart attack that is on a par with smoking. Matthew E...