Dee Armstrong

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Do Antidepressant Drugs Work

In Your Health Minute,  A new study confirms medications that treat depression are effective. British researchers looked at over 500 clinical trials comparing 21 commonly used…

Drinking too Much can Lead to Dementia

  In Your Health Minute, Years of heavy drinking can take a toll on the brain. Researchers from France found alcohol abuse is a major risk actor for…

Live Longer, Exercise

  In Your Health Minute, Even a few minutes of light exercise day can help lower the risk of early death in older men. That's according to…

Pregnant Women Can Get Vaccines

  In Your Health Minute, Vaccination during pregnancy is not harmful to infants. That's according to a new government study of 400 thousand newborns. Babies…

Vaping Teens

In Your Health Minute, A new government study reveals teens are impressionable when it comes to e-cigarettes. Researchers found 39 percent of those who had tried e-cigarettes did…

Washing Your Hands can Save Lives

In Your Health Minute,   New research suggests improving hand hygiene in all healthcare facilities not just hospitals can save lives. The French study included…

Processed Foods Could Lead to Cancer

  In Your Health Minute, Eating a lot of highly processed foods may increase the risk of cancer. Researchers from France and Brazil tracked the…

Early Onset Dementia

In Your Health Minute, People who survive a childhood heart defect may face a higher risk of early onset dementia. Researchers in Denmark followed over 10-thousand adults born…

Cold Water Relieves Pain

  Your Health Minute, Could taking a plunge in icy cold water help relieve chronic pain? It worked for a British man who had been dealing with severe…

Doctors Finding More Kidney Stones

  In Your Health Minute, more Americans are suffering from painful kidney stones. That's according to a new study from the Mayo Clinic. It found kidney stones have become…

Sudden Infant Unexpected Deaths

  In Your Health Minute, A new government study shows sudden unexpected infant death rates vary widely from state to state. About 35 hundred babies die each year from sids,…

Good Friends are Good for the Brain

In Your Health Minute, Staying social is beneficial for people with dementia. That's according to a new British study of 800 dementia patients living in care…

People Who Suffer with Acne say it's Depressing

In Your Health Minute, New research suggests acne doesn't just affect the way we look. A Canadian study found acne patients are more likely to develop major depression than…

Herpes Infections Decline

In Your Health Minutes, a new government survey finds herpes is becoming less common in in the US. Despite the drop, just under half of Americans still carry oral…

Americans say They Want Healthier Foods

In Your Health Minute, Most Americans say they want to eat healthy. That's according to a new poll from the National Recreation and Park Association. Three quarters of…

It's Hard to Sleep When You're Pregnant

  In Your Health Minute, it's no surprise for pregnant women to hear...that most expectant moms have trouble sleeping. A new study finds insomnia affect 44 percent…

Clean Your Brain with Alcohol

In Your Health Minute, Finally, enjoying a glass of wine or two a day could help clean your brain. Researchers at the University of Rochester studied the brains of mice that…

Reasons Some Doctors Decide to Induce Labor

    Researchers tracked over six thousand first time healthy moms who were either induced or waited for natural labor. The induced women were less likely to have…

Exercise "Before" Surgery

In Your Health Minute, patients facing surgery for lung cancer may want to get on their feet and move around. That's because a new Australian study finds regular…

Dogs More Likely to Bite You if You're Nervous

In Your Health Minute, Your personality could put you at risk of being bitten by a dog. A British study of nearly 700 people found those with a nervous disposition were…

How Much Do You Know About CPR?

    In Your Health Minute, most of us are not prepared to help in a heart health emergency. That's according to a new report from the Cleveland Clinic. About half…

Migraines Linked to Heart Disease

  In Your Medical Minute, A new study links migraine to cardiovascular disease. Researchers in Denmark and the U-S followed over 50 thousand migraine…

Traumatic Brain Injuries and Dementia

  In Your Health Minute, Traumatic brain injuries increase the risk of dementia even decades later. That's according to a new long-term study conducted in Sweden. People who…

It's True, Friends Think Alike

In Your Health Minute, another new study suggests friends tend to have like minded brains. Researchers at Dartmouth College monitored a group of students as they watched a series…

Want to Get Pregnant, Eat Good Foods

  In Your Health Minute....A new Greek study reveals the importance of a healthy diet for women attempting in vitro fertilization. Researchers surveyed over 200 women…

Yes Your Dog Can Get the Flu

In Your Health Minute, You may have escaped the flu so far but have you checked on your dog? That's right, the doggie flu is the real thing.... Canine…

Body Fat and Breast Cancer in Women

  In Your Health Minute High body fat might increase the risk of breast cancer even among women who are not overweight. That's according to…

Obesity and Prostate Cancer

In Your Health Minute, Excess weight might increase the risk of a recurrence in men with prostate cancer. Researchers studied 11 hundred patients who had their…

Stroke Patients Not Getting Rehab

    In Your Health Minute, many stroke survivors don't get rehab services after leaving the hospital. A new study found only a third of stroke…

Momma is Right, Kids Need Their Sleep

  In Your Health Minute, Childre's sleep habits may affect their eating habits and weight. A new study from Virginia Commonwealth University found kids who slept the least had a…

American Teens are Sleep Deprived

    In Your Health News, a separate study reveals most teens are not getting enough sleep. New data from the CDC shows nearly 58 percent of middle schoolers…

Benefits and Consequences of C-Sections

In Your Health Minute, more women are having c-sections. Researchers in the U-K assessed the long term risks and benefits from nearly 30 million births. C-sections associated with a lower…

Heart Patients are Urged to get a Flu Shot

  In Your Health Minute, a new Canadian study confirms the importance of getting a flu vaccine especially for people with heart disease. Researchers found the chance…