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Exposure to Pet and Pest Allergens During Infancy Linked to Reduced Asthma Risk

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:37:52 -0400

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - (image)
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Allergy, Asthma in Children



Doctors Eye the Danger from 'Nerf' Guns

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 19:00:00 -0400

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Safety, Eye Injuries



Death Risk from Triathlons May Be Higher Than Thought

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:00:00 -0400

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Sports Injuries



Minorities Exposed to Dirtier Air, U.S. Study Finds

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:00:00 -0400

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Air Pollution, Environmental Health, Health Disparities



Beat Back Mosquitos After Hurricane Irma

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Disaster Preparation and Recovery, Mosquito Bites, Pesticides



Higher Cigarette Taxes May Mean Fewer Infant Deaths

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Pregnancy and Substance Abuse



HIV and Smoking a Lethal Combo for The Lungs

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Living with HIV/AIDS, Lung Cancer, Smoking



U.S. Seniors Getting Healthier, Especially When Wealthy and White

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Seniors' Health



Parents Say Schools Don't Help Kids with Mental Health, Chronic Disease

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Mental Health, School Health



Tattoo Today, Regret Tomorrow: Tips to Parents from Pediatricians

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Piercing and Tattoos, Teen Health



Suicidal Thoughts More Common for Transgender Youth

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Higher rates of depression and victimization may be why, researchers say

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Health, Suicide, Teen Mental Health



More U.S. Kids Landing in ER with Opioid Addiction

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400

Researcher calls findings an emerging public health issue

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Drugs and Young People, Opioid Abuse and Addiction, Teen Health



Nearly 25 Million U.S. Workers Now Have High-Deductible Health Plans

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400

Employees can expect to spend more in the future, expert says

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Source: HealthDay
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Parents Getting Better At Using Car Seats Safely

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400

But older kids often miss out on booster seats

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Safety, Motor Vehicle Safety



When Hurricanes Strike, People Aren't the Only Victims

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400

The safety of pets can force some wrenching decisions for their owners

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Disaster Preparation and Recovery, Hurricanes, Pet Health



Increasing Salt Intake Tied to Diabetes Risk

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:47:00 -0400

Odds of both type 2 and latent autoimmune diabetes rose when adults consumed more salt, study shows

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 2, Sodium



Smoking, Poor Diet Lead Global Death Causes

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:47:00 -0400

But disease study of 195 areas also finds some hopeful signs with many people living longer

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Statistics, International Health



Which Single Behavior Best Prevents High Blood Pressure?

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:47:00 -0400

One critical trait emerged when researchers reviewed smoking and drinking habits, weight, diet and exercise

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Body Weight, Healthy Living, How to Prevent High Blood Pressure



Early Onset of Pregnancy Complication May Raise Heart Risks

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:46:00 -0400

Doctors should monitor women with pre-eclampsia after childbirth, study suggests

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Disease in Women, High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy, Postpartum Care



Vision Problems Common in Babies Infected with Zika

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 17:00:00 -0400

Impairments range in severity, two studies found

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Infections and Pregnancy, Vision Impairment and Blindness, Zika Virus



FDA OKs First 'Biosimilar' Drug to Fight Cancer

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

New biologic could help drive down the cost of care, agency says

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer Immunotherapy



Aliqopa Approved for Follicular Lymphoma

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:31:00 -0400

A cancer of the lymph system

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Lymphoma, Medicines



Can Coffee or Tea Extend Survival with Diabetes?

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400

The answer may depend on whether you're a man or a woman

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Caffeine, Diabetes, Women's Health



Hurricanes' Toll on Mental Health Will Linger

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Psychiatrist offers advice on coping with the aftermath

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Coping with Disasters, Hurricanes



U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fall

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400

But more cases are expected as baby boomers age, report says

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Health Disparities, Health Statistics



App to Help Treat Substance Abuse Approved

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:41:00 -0400

But app is not recommended for opioid dependence

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, Drug Abuse



Could Artificial Sweeteners Raise Your Diabetes Risk?

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400

Small study suggests these products might somehow inhibit blood sugar control

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Sugar, Carbohydrates, Diabetes Type 2



Nerve 'Zap' Treatment Could Be Alternative to CPAP for Sleep Apnea

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400

Device reduces breathing disruptions long-term, study says

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Sleep Apnea



U.S. Military Surgeons Helped More Than 6,000 Afghan Adults

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 17:00:00 -0400

New study looks at humanitarian care over 11 years of conflict in that country

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Veterans and Military Health



Traces of Tattoo May Reach the Lymph Nodes

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

If you're getting tattooed, find out what's in the ink the artist is using, researcher advises

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Piercing and Tattoos



Semen Harbors Wide Range of Viruses

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 14:00:00 -0400

Researchers find 27 infectious agents, but it remains unknown how many can be transmitted sexually

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Men's Health, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral Infections



Does Mother's Mental Health Affect Pregnancy?

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Having depression, panic disorder or anxiety disorder won't hurt your baby, researcher says

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Mental Health, Pregnancy, Pregnancy and Medicines



Surgeons Play Big Role in Women's Choices for Breast Cancer Care

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Those with cancer in one breast less likely to get both removed if doctor is reluctant, study finds

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Mastectomy, Talking With Your Doctor



Young Americans Lead Rise in Suicide Attempts

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400

People with less education, greater mental woes more likely to try, researchers say

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Mental Health, Suicide



What You Can Do to Help Fight the Opioid Epidemic

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400

A surgeon's group offers a blueprint for safer pain management

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Opioid Abuse and Addiction, Pain Relievers



'Microbiomes' May Hold Key to Kids' Ear Infections

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 06:18:00 -0400

Germ communities in the middle ear differ greatly between affected and unaffected people, study shows

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Ear Infections



Widening Waistlines May Raise Women's Cancer Risk

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 17:00:00 -0400

Belly fat after menopause may boost risk of lung, gastrointestinal cancers, researchers report

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Obesity, Women's Health



New Guideline Aims to Help Doctors Diagnose Head, Neck Masses

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Lumps may signal infection or a cancer caused by a sexually transmitted virus

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, HPV, Neck Injuries and Disorders



Many May Get Hospice Care Too Late

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 14:00:00 -0400

Study suggests that most end-of-life care occurs in final 2 weeks

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: End of Life Issues, Palliative Care



Could Hormone Supplements for Menopause Make a Comeback?

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400

New study suggests the therapy won't increase risk of early death

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hormone Replacement Therapy



Florida Confronts Irma's Aftermath

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400

As residents return to their homes, bacteria, mold and toxins are a threat, health experts say

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Environmental Health, Water Pollution



HPV Test Alone OK for Cervical Cancer Screening Over 30: Expert Panel

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400

New advisory says women can get the screen once every 5 years, in lieu of Pap tests every 3 years

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cervical Cancer Screening, HPV, Women's Health Checkup



Is an Occasional Drink OK During Pregnancy?

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Evidence isn't yet clear, but a new review says there's a slight chance of possible harm

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Fetal Health and Development, Pregnancy and Substance Abuse



It's Time to Kick Fido Out -- of Bed, That Is

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400

New study reveals that sharing sleeping space with your dog may disrupt your shut-eye

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Sleep Disorders



Take a Stand Against Sitting Too Much

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 06:34:00 -0400

Couch potatoes might help cut their risk of early death by getting up every 30 minutes, study finds

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Benefits of Exercise, Health Risks of an Inactive Lifestyle, How Much Exercise Do I Need



'Healthy' Obese Still Face Higher Heart Risks

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Higher odds detected, even without diabetes or high blood pressure, study finds

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Diseases, Obesity, Stroke



Does Study Claim a Cure? Beware of Scientific 'Spin'

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 14:00:00 -0400

'Breakthroughs' are rare, so view bold claims with skepticism, researcher warns

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Understanding Medical Research



Managing Pain Can Be a Puzzle After Breast Cancer

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 14:00:00 -0400

Women who take opioids are more likely to stop vital hormonal therapy, study finds

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Pain Relievers, Seniors' Health



People Picking Up Infection from Pet Store Puppies' Poop: CDC

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 14:00:00 -0400

29 cases of campylobacter reported in 7 states

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Animal Diseases and Your Health, Pet Health



8 Ways College Women Can Protect Their Health

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Awareness and follow-up are keys to avoiding gynecologic problems, expert advises

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: College Health, HPV, Women's Health



Immune-Focused Drug May Be New Weapon Against Advanced Melanoma

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400

In head-to-head trial, Opdivo outperformed a similar drug, and with fewer side effects

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Medicines, Melanoma



Lupus Hits Certain Groups Harder

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400

Studies find race, ethnicity, gender and even geography make a difference for this autoimmune disease

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health, Health Disparities, Lupus



Regular Weigh-Ins May Help Prevent College Weight Gain

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400

Those who checked daily even lost a little bit

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: College Health, Weight Control



State Laws Curb Kids' Injuries Tied to Off-Road Vehicles

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400

In Massachusetts, ER visits down as much as 50 percent, study found

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Safety, Motor Vehicle Safety



Football Fans Still Loyal Despite Concerns about Players' Brains

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400

8 in 10 believe the sport causes long-term damage: survey

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Concussion, Sports Injuries



Brown-Bagging It? Think Outside the Box

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400

Dietitian shares tips for tasty, affordable lunches

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Nutrition, School Health



Vaccine Campaign in Poor Countries to Save 20 Million Lives

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 17:00:00 -0400

Program will also save $350 billion in health care costs by 2020, study says

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Childhood Immunization, International Health



Breast-Feeding Linked to Lower Endometriosis Risk

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 14:00:00 -0400

Hormonal changes may play a role, researchers say

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breastfeeding, Endometriosis



Could Folic Acid Fight a Cause of Autism?

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Prenatal supplements may help reduce harms of pesticide exposure, study suggests

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Folic Acid, Pesticides



Florida Braces for Irma's Onslaught

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Officials offer advice on ways to prepare for the dangerous hurricane

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Disaster Preparation and Recovery, Hurricanes



Guinea Pigs Harbor a Hidden Health Hazard

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Three Europeans were hospitalized due to infections from these pets

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Animal Diseases and Your Health, Pet Health, Pneumonia



Poor Health Habits Add Up to Poor Grades for Teens

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Failing students more likely to use drugs, sleep around, CDC study finds

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: School Health, Teen Health



HPV Vaccine May Even Protect Women Who Never Got It

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400

'Herd immunity' effect shows U.S. females now less likely to contract the cancer-causing virus

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: HPV, Immunization, Women's Health



Statins May Help People with COPD Live Longer

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400

Deaths from lung-related causes were reduced by as much as 45 percent, study suggests

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: COPD, Statins



The Best Way to Diagnose a Food Allergy

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400

Oral food challenges are safe and rarely result in a serious reaction, researchers say

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Food Allergy



Daydreaming Behind the Wheel

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 17:00:00 -0400

People often unaware their mind is wandering when driving, study shows

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Impaired Driving



No Easy Road Back for Ebola Survivors

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Patients need long-term care to manage pain, vision problems, as well as thinking and mobility issues

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Ebola



Acid Reflux? Try Going Vegetarian

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 14:00:00 -0400

Study hints that change in eating habits may be as effective as medications

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: GERD, Vegetarian Diet



Here's the Recipe to Keep Colon Cancer at Bay

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 14:00:00 -0400

Increase whole grains and exercise, limit booze and processed meats: report

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Colorectal Cancer, Exercise and Physical Fitness, Nutrition



Mom-to-Be's Antidepressants Tied to Kids' Psychiatric Woes

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 14:00:00 -0400

But study authors say findings need to be interpreted with caution

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Antidepressants, Child Mental Health, Pregnancy and Medicines



Sleep Apnea Wreaks Havoc on Your Metabolism

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 14:00:00 -0400

Finding supports use of CPAP therapy for condition, so blood pressure and blood sugar levels don't jump

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Sugar, High Blood Pressure, Sleep Apnea



Magnetic Brain Stimulation May Quiet 'Voices' in Schizophrenia

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Noninvasive treatment worked for a third of patients in study, though effects were temporary

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Schizophrenia



Remember This: A Healthy Body Keeps the Mind Sharp, Too

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Major heart health groups say exercise, good diet can help you maintain memory as you age

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Atherosclerosis, Dementia, Healthy Living



Sleepless Nights Plague Many Women in Middle Age

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Phases in and around menopause play a big role in insomnia, CDC study finds

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Menopause, Sleep Disorders, Women's Health



Statins Help Healthy People Lower Their 'Bad' Cholesterol

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Study found taking them lowered risk of heart disease, death in those with high LDL levels

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cholesterol, Heart Diseases--Prevention, Statins



Can a Digital Doctor Help You Sleep?

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400

New research says yes, and better-quality ZZZZs may help ease other mental health concerns

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Insomnia, Mental Disorders



Can't Afford the Dentist? You're Not Alone

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400

Many also mistakenly believe Medicare will cover their dental care

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dental Health, Health Disparities, Health Insurance



You're Only as Full as You Expect to Be

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400

People who ate the same amount of food were hungrier if they thought they got less food

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Weight Control



Be Cautious Going Home After Hurricane Harvey

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 07:06:00 -0400

Electrocution and carbon monoxide poisoning are risks in flooded homes, American Thoracic Society says

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Disaster Preparation and Recovery



Long-Acting Inhaler May Help in Early Stage COPD, Too

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 17:00:00 -0400

Doctors may consider starting medications sooner

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: COPD, Medicines



New 'Biologic' Drug May Help Severe Asthma

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 17:00:00 -0400

But similar meds cost up to $30,000 a year

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma, Medicines



Researchers Find Genes Linked to Preterm Birth

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 17:00:00 -0400

They also found that low selenium may play a role in early delivery, but these findings need to be replicated

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dietary Supplements, Genes and Gene Therapy, Preterm Labor



Uptick in U.S. Stroke Deaths Sets Off Alarms: CDC

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

High rates of obesity and diabetes are a major culprit, researchers say

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Obesity, Stroke



Why Your Nose May Be Key to Parkinson's Risk

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Study suggests fading sense of smell often occurs years before symptom onset

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Parkinson's Disease, Taste and Smell Disorders



Hurricane Harvey: Recover from Hurricane Harvey

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 15:18:44 -0400

Source: General Services Administration
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Disaster Preparation and Recovery, Hurricanes



'Cancer Pen' Could Help Surgeons Spot Tumor Cells in Seconds

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 14:00:00 -0400

Tool might one day allow more complete removal of malignant tissue, less time on operating table

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Surgery



Many Moisturizers Aren't What They Claim to Be

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400

'Fragrance-free' and 'hypoallergenic' labeling is often misleading, study finds

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Allergy, Cosmetics



Put Flu Shot on The Back-To-School Checklist

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400

By late October is best, says American Academy of Pediatrics

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Flu Shot, School Health



Zika Virus Selectively Infects and Kills Glioblastoma Cells in Mice

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 09:51:37 -0400

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - (image)
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Zika Virus



Drug Combination Reduces Risk of HIV Infection Among Teen Males

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 09:49:51 -0400

Source: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development - (image)
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Health, HIV/AIDS, Teen Health



How a Bite of A Hot Dog Threatened -- and Saved -- a Boy's Life

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400

It led to a medical crisis, and then discovery of hidden heart defect

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Arrhythmia



Smoking Bans Help Kids Breathe Easier

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400

Analysis found anti-smoking policies were linked to drops in childhood chest infections, asthma attacks

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma in Children, Secondhand Smoke



Harvey's Wrath Still Poses Risks to Children

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 05:26:00 -0400

Toxins left by flood waters a particular concern, doctors say

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Disaster Preparation and Recovery, Environmental Health



Drug Helped Protect Gay Teen Males from HIV

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 14:00:00 -0400

Small study found Truvada worked when taken daily, but some strayed from regimen

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Health, HIV/AIDS, Teen Health



Severe Psoriasis Linked to Higher Risk of Earlier Death

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 14:00:00 -0400

But experts say there may be ways to reduce those odds

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Statistics, Psoriasis



Is Dementia Declining Among Older Americans?

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Rates have fallen among those 70 and older; gains against heart disease might explain trend

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dementia, Health Statistics, Seniors' Health



Could the Zika Virus Help Battle a Deadly Brain Cancer?

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400

Research is early, but appears promising

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Zika Virus



New Research Finds Value in PSA Testing

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400

Analysis of 2 major trials on the prostate cancer screen shows it cuts men's risk of dying from the disease

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Men's Health, Prostate Cancer, Prostate Cancer Screening



White Kids More Likely to Get Unneeded Antibiotics

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400

Study finds more evidence of racial disparities in ERs

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Antibiotic Resistance, Antibiotics, Health Disparities



Back to School, Back to Planning for Kids with Autism, ADHD

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 14:00:00 -0400

Thinking ahead and keeping a calendar with important dates can help make transition smoother

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Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, School Health