People who work rotating shifts are at increased risk
of developing type 2 diabetes.
New research published in Occupational & Environmental
Medicine finds shifts workers have a 9 percent increased
risk for diabetes compared to people who worked normal
The risk jumped to 37 percent when looking at just
A common blood thinner used to prevent blood clots
in pregnant women is ineffective.
That's according to Canadian researchers who found
the drug Heparin that many women inject into their
belly has no positive benefit for the mother or child.
Doctors say the results will save many women from
unnecessary pain during pregnancy.
Patients who are misdiagnosed with cancer after CT
lung scans don't worry more than patients deemed healthy.
That's according to a new Brown University study.
CT scans often give false positives.
But researchers say patients who believe they have
cancer do not report increased anxiety or a lower
quality of life.
Those are some of the day's top health stories.
Marlie Hall, CBS News, New York