Hot water bottles are a cheap and effective way to keep warm during the winter months. But holding one close to skin for long periods of time could lead to a skin condition, and even cancer.
Prolonged exposure to heat could lead to this deadly condition
Brexit could result in thousands more people dying from heart disease, strokes and conditions like cancer as price rises for fruit and vegetables will make maintaining a healthy diet increasingly unaffordable, researchers have warned.
Brexit will increase deaths from heart disease by making fruit and veg more expensive, study warns
GPs with patients who have a persistent sore throat, combined with shortness of breath, trouble swallowing or earache, should consider cancer as the cause, according to new research.
Persistent sore throat 'can be cancer sign'
A new study about the side effects of antibiotic treatment reveals that it may dysregulate postpubertal skeletal development by interfering with gut bacteria.
Antibiotics disrupt gut bacteria, impact bone health
Fighter, warrior, hero — some of the terms you might see used to describe people with cancer.
Cancer cliches to avoid: I'm not 'brave'
New research published in Arthritis and Rheumatology, an official journal of the American College of Rheumatology, revealed that prescription opioids are commonly used long-term to treat pain in older patients with severe osteoarthritis.
Study examines long-term opioid use in patients with severe osteoarthritis
Lobbying by multinational corporations and trillions in government subsidies for unsustainable agriculture and fossil fuels are driving obesity, malnutrition and climate change, a major report has warned.
International treaty needed to stop 'Big Food' industry driving obesity and climate change, report says
Headlines filled with frightening news of opioid abuse, overdoses and reports that 90 percent of addictions start in the teen years could make any parent worry. Yet parents remain conflicted about opioids: While more than half express concern their child may be at risk for opioid addiction, nearly two-thirds believe opioids are more effective at managing their child's pain after surgery or a broken bone than non-prescription medication or other alternatives, according to a nationwide survey commissioned by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA).
US parents worried about risks, still think opioids are best for kids' pain relief
They may have had more than a sneaking suspicion that it was the case, but now working mothers have the data to back it up: They are indeed more stressed than other people — 18 percent more, in fact
Working mothers ‘up to 40% more stressed’
Studies have shown that eating too quickly can lead to several health problems, including putting on weight and an increased risk of developing heart disease and diabetes.
Eating too quickly can lead to health problems

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