Tanning Salon Tax No Deterrent: Study
FRIDAY, Jan. 20 (HealthDay News) -- A 10 percent federal tax,
imposed on tanning salons in 2010 as part of the U.S. Affordable
Care Act, does not seem to deter those who like the bronzed look
all year long, a new study finds.
Rapid Infant Growth Linked to Asthma in Study
FRIDAY, Jan. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Rapid growth during the
first three months of life is associated with an increased risk of
asthma symptoms in preschool children, a new study indicates.
More Evidence for Oxaliplatin as Colon Cancer Chemotherapy
FRIDAY, Jan. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Adding oxaliplatin to a
standard chemotherapy regimen boosts survival rates for patients
with advanced colon cancer, according to a new study that bolsters
previous research on the drug by looking at a broader group of
Experts Weigh Changes to Definition of Autism
FRIDAY, Jan. 20 (HealthDay News) -- The number of people
diagnosed with autism will likely decrease if a new definition of
the disorder is adopted by mental health experts later this
Breast Cancer Before 50 Linked to More Distress
FRIDAY, Jan. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Younger women with breast
cancer may experience a decrease in their health-related quality of
life because of increased mental distress, weight gain and other
factors, a new study finds.