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ADHD Medications Won't Stunt Kids' Growth, Study Finds
Research suggests that stimulant drugs don't affect adult height
A third of the 9 million American women who have diabetes don't know it, aren't getting treatment and are at risk for more serious problems, including kidney failure, heart disease and blindness, according to the U.S. General Services Administration. See your health care provider if you have any of these symptoms: frequent urination, excessive thirst, extreme fatigue or weakness, slow healing of wounds and infections, blurred vision or numbness or tingling in hands or feet.
There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.
Learn how to become a proactive patient. Understand your treatment choices. Get the latest news on advances in cancer. If you or a loved one is facing cancer, you’ll want to explore the Cancer Knowledgebase, with separate sections on more than 60 types of the disease.
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