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Daily News Roundup

Monday, November 15th, 2010

Women snub HPV vaccination
Only one third of 10,000 women ages 9-26 who received the first HPV shot returned for the other two injections in a study conducted by The University of Maryland presented at the American Association or Cancer Research and Cancer Prevention meeting.  (ABC News)
 
Reusable grocery bags, made in China, found to contain lead, fueling calls for FDA investigation
An Empire State Consumer Project Report revealed on Sunday that there were high of lead found in Wegmens’ reusable grocery bags. Bags with high levels of lead are often made in China of non-woven polypropylene or are decorated with lead-laden paint. No other stores have found their bags to be dangerous, but are on the lookout.  (NY Daily News) 
Women with high job stress face heart risks
A study found that women who work high-powered stressful jobs are more likely to have a heart attack or stroke than those who incur less job strain.  This has been the case for men for decades, but now that nearly half of the nation’s workforce is comprised of women a new study of both sexes was necessary.  (Fox News)
 
Less salt for teens means healthier adults
Based on results of a computer modeling analysis, researchers projected that a 3,000-milligram reduction in sodium by teenagers could reduce hypertension by 30 percent to 43 percent when they become adults. (Fox News)
 
Study: Major acne problem may raise suicide risk
Since the 1980s Isotretinoin has been sold under names including Accutane, Roaccutane, Clarus, Decutan to treat severe acne.  There had been a common belief that the medication causes depression, but now Swedish researchers at the Karolinska Institute found that it may be the condition itself causing emotional disturbances. (Washington Post)

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