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Blue-Eyed People May Face Higher Melanoma Risk
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research
suggests that genes tied to blue eyes and red hair could put people
at higher risk for moles or freckling in childhood, which are often
precursors to the deadly skin cancer melanoma later in life.
Get Ready for the Great American Smokeout
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The third Thursday
of November is almost here, and that's a key annual date for many
health advocates -- the Great American Smokeout.
More Than One-Fifth of High School Students Smoke: CDC
THURSDAY, Nov. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More than a fifth of American teens smoke or use tobacco in some way, which means that millions of them are putting themselves at risk for early death, a federal government study warns.