Monthly Health E-News September 2012

September 2012

NCH publishes monthly newsletters covering several health topics that may be of interest to you. Please click on a newsletter below:
Breast Health News

Do Larger Infants Raise Breast Cancer Risk?
Women who give birth to large infants may be 2.5 times more likely to develop breast cancer than women who give birth to the smallest babies.  Read More

Diabetes Health News

Weighing the Benefits of New Diabetes Technology
Newfangled devices make it easier than ever to monitor blood sugar, but an analysis of more than 30 studies suggests that newer isn't necessarily better in terms of blood sugar control.Read More

For Your Child News

FDA Bans Chemicals from Infant Bottles and Cups
The FDA has officially banned bisphenol A (BPA) from baby bottles and sippy cups, which should help ease parents' worries about the controversial chemical. Read More

Heart Care News

Medication Mixups Common in Heart Patients
Half of people in the hospital for a heart attack or heart failure make a mistake with their medications within a month of going home. Read More

Men's Health News

PSA Test May Help Some Men
An expert panel says that men with a life expectancy of more than 10 years should talk with their doctor about getting a PSA test for prostate cancer. Read More

Mind & Body News

Cancer Risk Higher with Mental Illness
People who have schizophrenia or bipolar disorder appear to have more than a two-fold higher risk for cancer.Read More

Women's Health News

Mixed Reviews on Alcohol Use by Women
Alcohol can be both a benefit and a danger to women, according to two recent studies. The key seems to be in knowing when it's appropriate to drink and how much alcohol is considered safe. Read More