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Expert: The big deadline for health insurance is March 31

Confusion about Affordable Care Act deadlines is rampant, but a U.S. expert says the big deadline is March 31, the day all should have health insurance.
U.S. travel health notice for travelers to St. Martin

U.S. travel health notice for travelers to St. Martin

A U.S. travel health notice advises those traveling to St. Martin in the Caribbean to take steps to protect themselves from mosquito bites, officials say.

U.S. child abuse, neglect down for sixth year

The number of U.S. child abuse and neglect victims dropped for the sixth consecutive year in 2012, Department of Health and Human Services officials said.

Survey: Most uninsured don't understand insurance terms

The delay on the part of the uninsured to buy health insurance may be because 60 percent struggle with insurance concepts, a U.S. survey indicates.
U.S. belief in God down, belief in theory of evolution up

U.S. belief in God down, belief in theory of evolution up

Three-quarters of U.S. adults say they believe in God, down from 82 percent in 2005, 2007 and 2009, a Harris Poll indicates.
The uninsured still have time to buy health insurance online

The uninsured still have time to buy health insurance online

As the holidays approach, those who are uninsured or who buy health insurance themselves, can still purchase a plan, a West Virginia healthcare advocate says.
Scientists may have discovered why girls' brains mature faster

Scientists may have discovered why girls' brains mature faster

British researchers say brain connection reorganization begins earlier in girls and this may explain why girls mature faster than boys during their teen years.
Calif. healthcare sign-ups surge to 15,000 per day

Calif. healthcare sign-ups surge to 15,000 per day

California's marketplace director reports enrollment for health insurance increased to 15,000 per day, a non-profit group specializing in healthcare says.

Fountain of youth or at least delayed aging may be possible

U.S. and Australian researchers say the cause of aging in mammals may be reversible and the key is the chemical NAD that facilitates cell communication.
A child's flu vaccine can help the elderly from dying of flu

A child's flu vaccine can help the elderly from dying of flu

It is critical to seek medical attention immediately if those sickened by the flu experience chest pains or breathing difficulties, U.S. researchers say.
Those with pre-diabetes reduce heart attack risk by walking

Those with pre-diabetes reduce heart attack risk by walking

A British researcher says an international team found those at higher risk for type 2 diabetes may reduce their risk of heart attack and stroke by walking.

Texas reports high level of influenza with six dead

For the week ending Dec. 14, U.S. influenza increased nationwide, but Texas was hard hit with more than a dozen critically ill and six dead, officials say.

Study: Bullying occurs among those in academia

A New Jersey nursing scholar says bullying occurs not only among elementary and high school students, it also occurs among those in academia.

Half of U.S. adults take vitamins, supplements routinely

Research this week indicated vitamins do not provide health benefits, but a U.S. survey conducted earlier in the month shows half of Americans takes vitamins.
Most U.S. adults say they get enough sleep -- about 7 hours

Most U.S. adults say they get enough sleep -- about 7 hours

U.S. adults currently average 6.8 hours of sleep at night, down more than an hour from 1942, a Gallup poll indicates.
Healthcare executives say Obamacare will cut costs

Healthcare executives say Obamacare will cut costs

Some in politics and media say the Affordable Care Act will fail, but top U.S. healthcare executives say healthcare will improve, a survey says.
Total smoking bans most effective in getting people to quit

Total smoking bans most effective in getting people to quit

Completely banning tobacco use inside the home -- or an entire city -- boosts the odds of smokers cutting back or quitting tobacco, U.S. researchers say.
Angelina Jolie's mastectomy raised awareness, not knowledge

Angelina Jolie's mastectomy raised awareness, not knowledge

Widespread awareness of Angelina Jolie's preventive double mastectomy did not translate into increased knowledge of breast cancer risk, U.S. researchers say.
States spend 2% of tobacco settlement money on cessation

States spend 2% of tobacco settlement money on cessation

Fifteen years after the $246 billion tobacco legal settlements were reached most states are not spending much on tobacco cessation, U.S. researchers say.
Higher medical costs, not 'Obamacare,' boost insurance premiums

Higher medical costs, not 'Obamacare,' boost insurance premiums

Although the Affordable Care Act has been blamed for increased health insurance premiums, little is attributed to healthcare reform, U.S. researchers say.
New blood pressure guidelines for lenient for seniors

New blood pressure guidelines for lenient for seniors

New blood pressure guidelines for U.S. adults age 60 and older are higher -- 150/90 -- but for those age 60 and younger they remain at 140/90.
Smoking changes genes linked to cancer, diabetes, sperm

Smoking changes genes linked to cancer, diabetes, sperm

Smoking alters several genes associated with health problems for smokers, such as increased risk for cancer and diabetes, researchers in Sweden say.
Survey: Teens less likely to view marijuana use as harmful

Survey: Teens less likely to view marijuana use as harmful

U.S. high school seniors are far less likely to believe regular marijuana use is harmful than they were in the past, a survey released Wednesday indicated.
Research: Vitamins, supplements may not help avoid disease

Research: Vitamins, supplements may not help avoid disease

Two published studies and an accompanying editorial in the Annals of Internal Medicine say there is no clear benefit for most to consume vitamin supplements.

GSK to change sales, won't pay doctors to attend conferences

Officials at GlaxoSmithKline in England said the company will no longer tie bonuses to sales targets and will phase out paying doctors to speak at conferences.
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