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Friday, September 21, 2012

Top News Stories: September 14-20

Teen Boy Texting

The truth behind teen sexting, foods that help blood pressure (and one food that doesn’t, the return of Excedrin and more of this week’s top news stories.

Weight Loss Pill Qsymia Now for Sale
The prescription weight loss pill Qsymia, which was approved by the FDA last July, has now gone on sale in certified pharmacies. Read more

Teen Sexting Linked to More Sexual Activity
Perhaps not surprisingly, teens are not using “sexting” as an alternative to sexual activity, but rather as part of a sexually active lifestyle, according to a new study. Read more

Oil Blend, Yogurt Help Blood Pressure
Integrating low-fat yogurt and a blend of sesame and rice bran oil into your diet could help lower your blood pressure and boost heart heath, according to two new studies. Read more

Where Is My Excedrin?
Customers loyal to headache medicine Excedrin have been turning to the internet since the medication was recalled in January. Fortunately for them, Excedrin Migraine is due back in stores by early October. Read more

Fish Oil Fizzles for Fighting Heart Attack, Stroke
Omega-3 supplements may not be as beneficial as many have been led to believe. A recent study found that heart patients who added omega-3 to their diet did not appear to have a lower risk of heart attack or stroke than those who did not take the supplement. Read more

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