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Mom on Son’s Flu: ‘Scariest Time of My Life’
Posted on January 29, 2020 at 5:48 pm

The coma was the scariest, John says. "When I woke up, I thought it was still the day after Christmas," he says, "and it was actually New Year's Day." […]

FDA Tells Purell Maker to Stop Making False Claims
Posted on January 29, 2020 at 5:18 pm

The agency warned Gojo Industries that unsubstantiated claims that Purell can help prevent illnesses such as the flu, Ebola virus, norovirus and the MRSA superbug violate federal laws, The New York Times reported Tuesday. […]

Eating Out: A Recipe for Poor Nutrition, Study Finds
Posted on January 29, 2020 at 5:13 pm

The researchers found that 70% of fast-food meals consumed in the United States were of poor nutritional value. For full-service restaurants, around half of the meals were of poor nutritional value. […]

Something Far Deadlier Than The Wuhan Virus Lurks Near You
Posted on January 29, 2020 at 4:19 pm

There is a virus that has already sickened at least 13 million Americans this winter, hospitalizing 120,000 and killing 6,600 people. You may even know of it. […]

Can the New Coronavirus Be Stopped?
Posted on January 28, 2020 at 8:50 pm

Some experts believe the number of coronavirus cases worldwide is much higher than official estimates, while others warn it will get worse before it gets better. […]

Why Vaping Emergencies May Be Missed
Posted on January 28, 2020 at 8:17 pm

The vaping illness known as EVALI (electronic cigarette- or vaping-associated lung injury) has so far killed nearly 60 people in the United States. More than 2,600 have been hospitalized. […]

Could a Common Diuretic Med Help Ease Autism Symptoms?
Posted on January 28, 2020 at 8:13 pm

If replicated in future trials, the drug treatment might be a breakthrough, since current treatments for autism in preschool kids are mainly behavioral -- therapies such as using play and activities with parents to improve a child's language, social and thinking skills. […]

Psychedelic Drug Eases Cancer Patients' Distress Long Term
Posted on January 28, 2020 at 7:59 pm

Researchers found that of 15 patients who'd received a one-time treatment with psilocybin, most were still showing "clinically significant" improvements in anxiety and depression four years later. […]

Schizophrenia Meds Safe Long-Term, Study Finds
Posted on January 28, 2020 at 7:46 pm

The average life expectancy of people with schizophrenia is 10 to 20 years less than in the general population. There has long been concern that one reason is long-term use of antipsychotic drugs to ease symptoms such as delusions and hallucinations. […]

Scientists Hope New Tech Aids Coronavirus Vaccine
Posted on January 28, 2020 at 5:15 pm

Early trials in people suggest that such a vaccine can stimulate an immune response very well. But it has never been tried during an outbreak. […]

Americans Toss Out Nearly a Third of Food at Home
Posted on January 28, 2020 at 4:11 pm

Nationwide, the cost of wasted food could total $240 billion a year. Divided by the nearly 128.6 million households in the United States, that works out to about $1,866 for the average household. […]

Genes May Show Players at Risk for Brain Trouble
Posted on January 27, 2020 at 7:13 pm

Among soccer players who headed the ball the most, those with the gene mutation called the apolipoprotein E epsilon4 (APOE e4) allele did four times worse on memory tests than those who head the ball the least, the researchers found. […]

Poverty Could Drive Up Youth Suicide Risk
Posted on January 27, 2020 at 7:07 pm

Children and teens in U.S. counties where 20% or more of the population lives below the federal poverty level were 37% more likely to die by suicide than those in counties with the lowest poverty concentration. […]

Kobe Bryant Dies in Helicopter Crash
Posted on January 27, 2020 at 1:56 pm

The helicopter crashed just before 10 a.m. into a hillside near Calabasas, Calif., about 30 miles northwest of Los Angeles. […]

Even Female Bosses Face Sexual Harrassment: Study
Posted on January 24, 2020 at 9:04 pm

Researchers examined workplace sexual harassment in the United States, Japan and Sweden. They found that female supervisors experienced between 30% and 100% more sexual harassment than other women employees. […]

CDC Confirms Second U.S. Coronavirus Case
Posted on January 24, 2020 at 7:51 pm

The patient is a woman in her 60s. She had symptoms a few days after returning to the U.S. from a trip to Wuhan, China, on Jan. 13. She was not sick while traveling. […]

Washington Monitors Coronavirus Patient’s Contacts
Posted on January 24, 2020 at 7:38 pm

The CDC confirmed the Washington state resident's diagnosis Tuesday. By Wednesday, state public health officials had identified 16 close contacts. By late Thursday, the total was 43, said Kathy Lofy, MD, the state health officer for the Washington State Department of Health. […]

Faulty Immune System May Lead to Lung Cancer
Posted on January 24, 2020 at 7:02 pm

An immune system that's not functioning normally may lead to lung cancer in patients who don't smoke, a new study suggests. […]

Many Critical Workers in U.S. Short on Sleep
Posted on January 24, 2020 at 6:58 pm

Their analysis of data from more than 150,000 employed adults between 2010 and 2018 also found that the rate of inadequate sleep (7 hours or less) rose from about 31% to nearly 36% during that  time. […]

Low-Dose Aspirin Might Help Prevent Preterm Births
Posted on January 24, 2020 at 6:35 pm

The trial, which was run in six lower-income countries, found that giving first-time mothers a daily low-dose aspirin reduced their risk of preterm birth by 11%. […]

4 New Advances for Treating Skin and Body Issues
Posted on January 24, 2020 at 6:12 pm

In dermatology, advances in technology have the potential to simplify some of the most complicated treatments. […]

How Artificial Intelligence Helps Diagnose Skin Cancer
Posted on January 24, 2020 at 5:58 pm

Artificial intelligence (AI) is ramping up how dermatologists diagnose skin conditions, even serious cancers like melanoma. […]

Baby Microbiome: Nurturing Your Baby's Healthy Bacteria
Posted on January 24, 2020 at 5:35 pm

The trillions of bacteria that inhabit your gut and other bodily regions can have a critical impact on your overall health. The same holds true for babies, new research shows. […]

Pet Apps From First Aid to Fitness
Posted on January 24, 2020 at 4:41 pm

Whether you have one pet or a menagerie, keeping track of their current medications, vaccination due dates, and other health information is, well, no walk in the park. […]

Game Day Food
Posted on January 24, 2020 at 4:29 pm

Throwing a Super Bowl party? You don't have to do all the work on game day. […]


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Eating Out: A Recipe for Poor Nutrition, Study Finds
Posted on January 29, 2020 at 5:13 pm

The researchers found that 70% of fast-food meals consumed in the United States were of poor nutritional value. For full-service restaurants, around half of the meals were of poor nutritional value. […]

Could You Save a Life From Opioid Overdose?
Posted on January 29, 2020 at 7:00 am

Title: Could You Save a Life From Opioid Overdose?Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/28/2020 12:00:00 AM […]

Losing Sense of Smell Can Worsen Life in Many Ways: Study
Posted on January 29, 2020 at 7:00 am

Title: Losing Sense of Smell Can Worsen Life in Many Ways: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/28/2020 12:00:00 AM […]

Health Tip: Understanding a Felon Infection
Posted on January 29, 2020 at 7:00 am

Title: Health Tip: Understanding a Felon InfectionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/28/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/28/2020 12:00:00 AM […]

Health Tip: Preventing Ankle Sprains
Posted on January 29, 2020 at 7:00 am

Title: Health Tip: Preventing Ankle SprainsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/28/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/28/2020 12:00:00 AM […]

Colon Cancer Hits Poor, City Dwellers Hardest: Study
Posted on January 29, 2020 at 7:00 am

Title: Colon Cancer Hits Poor, City Dwellers Hardest: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/28/2020 12:00:00 AM […]

Imaging Technique Tracks Down Stray Lung Cancer Cells for Surgeons
Posted on January 29, 2020 at 7:00 am

Title: Imaging Technique Tracks Down Stray Lung Cancer Cells for SurgeonsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/28/2020 12:00:00 AM […]

Coronavirus Deaths Top 100 in China, While U.S Issues Travel Alert
Posted on January 29, 2020 at 7:00 am

Title: Coronavirus Deaths Top 100 in China, While U.S Issues Travel AlertCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/28/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/28/2020 12:00:00 AM […]

Gene Test Might Spot Soccer Players at High Risk for Brain Trouble
Posted on January 29, 2020 at 7:00 am

Title: Gene Test Might Spot Soccer Players at High Risk for Brain TroubleCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/28/2020 12:00:00 AM […]

Poverty Could Drive Up Youth Suicide Risk
Posted on January 29, 2020 at 7:00 am

Title: Poverty Could Drive Up Youth Suicide RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/28/2020 12:00:00 AM […]

Is Suppressing Puberty the Right Course When a Child Questions Their Gender?
Posted on January 29, 2020 at 7:00 am

Title: Is Suppressing Puberty the Right Course When a Child Questions Their Gender?Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/28/2020 12:00:00 AM […]

Does Size Matter? Volume of Brain Area Not Always Tied to Memory, Thinking
Posted on January 29, 2020 at 7:00 am

Title: Does Size Matter? Volume of Brain Area Not Always Tied to Memory, ThinkingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/28/2020 12:00:00 AM […]

At the Barbershop, a Trim -- and a Diabetes Screening
Posted on January 29, 2020 at 7:00 am

Title: At the Barbershop, a Trim -- and a Diabetes ScreeningCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/28/2020 12:00:00 AM […]

Coronavirus Cases Top 2,700 in China, While 5th U.S. Case Is Confirmed
Posted on January 29, 2020 at 7:00 am

Title: Coronavirus Cases Top 2,700 in China, While 5th U.S. Case Is ConfirmedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/28/2020 12:00:00 AM […]

Could a Common Diuretic Med Help Ease Autism Symptoms?
Posted on January 29, 2020 at 7:00 am

Title: Could a Common Diuretic Med Help Ease Autism Symptoms?Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/28/2020 12:00:00 AM […]

Nose Jobs Make Women Look Years Younger, Robot Says
Posted on January 29, 2020 at 7:00 am

Title: Nose Jobs Make Women Look Years Younger, Robot SaysCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/28/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/28/2020 12:00:00 AM […]

AHA News: These Doctors Want to Write 'Farmacy' Prescriptions
Posted on January 29, 2020 at 7:00 am

Title: AHA News: These Doctors Want to Write 'Farmacy' PrescriptionsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/28/2020 12:00:00 AM […]

Dangerous Additives Found in Illegal Pot Vaping Products Seized in LA
Posted on January 29, 2020 at 7:00 am

Title: Dangerous Additives Found in Illegal Pot Vaping Products Seized in LACategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/28/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/28/2020 12:00:00 AM […]

Despite Obamacare, Number in U.S. Who Can't Afford to See Doctor Keeps Rising
Posted on January 29, 2020 at 7:00 am

Title: Despite Obamacare, Number in U.S. Who Can't Afford to See Doctor Keeps RisingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/28/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/28/2020 12:00:00 AM […]

A Stroke at 30,000 Feet? For One Lucky Passenger, It Wasn't
Posted on January 29, 2020 at 7:00 am

Title: A Stroke at 30,000 Feet? For One Lucky Passenger, It Wasn'tCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/28/2020 12:00:00 AM […]