|Podcast: Construction Workers at High Risk for Injury and Illness
Construction Workers at High Risk for Injury and Illness Despite steps taken to reduce injuries on construction sites, a new report found that workers have a 75 percent chance of suffering a disabling injury over a 45-year career and a one-in-200 risk of being fatally injured on the job. Play Audio
Podcast: Diabetes Education Is 'Fundamental'
Diabetes Education Is ‘Fundamental’ Three new studies show that teaching people about their diabetes and giving them strategies to manage it can help them lower their blood sugar levels. Play Audio
Podcast: Diagnosis of Autism Varies Widely Across U.S.
Diagnosis of Autism Varies Widely Across U.S. Researchers have found that health care providers at different autism centers are inconsistent in determining whether a child should be diagnosed with autistic disorder or a subtype, such as Asperger syndrome. Play Audio
Podcast: Do Certain Blood Types Boost Stroke Risk?
Do Certain Blood Types Boost Stroke Risk? In an intriguing study, researchers found that people with blood type AB had a 26 percent increased risk for stroke compared with those with blood type O. Play Audio
Podcast: Drugs for Adult ADHD Safe for the Heart
Drugs for Adult ADHD Safe for the Heart Young and middle-aged adults taking drugs for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) don’t seem to have an increased risk for cardiovascular disease, according to a new study. Play Audio
Podcast: Hairdressers May Be First to Spot Skin Cancer
Hairdressers May Be First to Spot Skin Cancer Many hair professionals say they examine their clients’ head, neck, and face for early signs of skin cancer. And, more hairdressers say they want better training to help recognize which moles or spots might signal cancer. Play Audio
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