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Bayer to Halt Sales of Essure Birth Control Implant
Posted on July 20, 2018 at 8:15 pm

Drug maker Bayer announced Friday that it would stop US sales of the birth control implant Essure by the end of 2018. […]

FDA Warns of Deaths Tied to Tainted Synthetic Pot
Posted on July 20, 2018 at 6:15 pm

Synthetic marijuana products spiked with an ingredient in rat poison have caused several deaths and hundreds of hospitalizations, the FDA says. The contaminant -- a blood thinner called brodifacoum -- can cause severe bleeding and has been found in products with names such as K2 and Spice. […]

Women Diabetics' Cancer Risk Higher than Men's
Posted on July 20, 2018 at 2:19 pm

Among people with diabetes, women have a 6 percent higher risk of cancer than men, researchers have found. […]

Low-Dose Aspirin May Help Against Ovarian Cancer
Posted on July 20, 2018 at 2:19 pm

One low-dose aspirin -- the type many older women already take to help their hearts -- was tied to a 10 percent reduction in developing ovarian cancer and as much as a 30 percent improvement in survival for ovarian cancer patients, two new studies have found. […]

Later-Life Fractures Boost Risk of Early Death
Posted on July 20, 2018 at 2:15 pm

People over age 50 who break a bone may face a higher risk of death in the 10 years after the injury, a new study says. […]

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Turkey Sickens 90
Posted on July 19, 2018 at 9:44 pm

Ninety people have gotten sick from raw turkey tainted with salmonella bacteria in 26 states, the CDC and the U.S. Department of Agriculture warned on Thursday. Forty people have been hospitalized. […]

Summer Safety: Saltwater A Lethal Threat to Dogs
Posted on July 19, 2018 at 8:25 pm

From too much heat to a lack of fresh water, dogs and other pets face summertime threats. One Florida man learned that hard way that saltwater can be deadly for dogs. […]

Report: Fewer US Teens Using Drugs, Alcohol
Posted on July 19, 2018 at 6:15 pm

In the last 40 years, increasing numbers of US teens have reported never using alcohol or drugs. […]

Adrenaline Shot Can Save Lives But With Big Risks
Posted on July 19, 2018 at 6:15 pm

People who suffered cardiac arrest and were resuscitated with adrenaline had an almost doubled risk of severe brain damage, researchers have found. […]

U.S. Deaths From Liver Disease Rising Rapidly
Posted on July 19, 2018 at 2:15 pm

A growing number of Americans are dying from liver disease and liver cancer.The increase among 25- to 34-year-olds is especially troubling because the deaths are due to cirrhosis, a disease caused by excessive drinking, the authors of a new study said. The researchers suspect the economic downturn in 2008 prompted people to comfort themselves with alcohol. […]

Supplement May Ease Sickle Cell Pain
Posted on July 18, 2018 at 10:15 pm

Endari, a medicine-grade version of the dietary supplement L-glutamine, reduced sickle cell patients' number of acute pain crises by 25 percent compared with a placebo, researchers have found. […]

Study: Adults Raised By Lesbians Are All Right
Posted on July 18, 2018 at 10:15 pm

Young adults raised by lesbian moms are faring as well as -- or even better than -- other U.S. kids their age, according to the largest, longest-running study to track child development in these families. […]

More Pregnant Women Having Heart Attacks
Posted on July 18, 2018 at 6:20 pm

The risk of heart attack among pregnant women increased 25 percent between 2002 and 2014, with the rate rising from 7 to 9.5 for every 100,000 pregnancies in the United States, researcher at the New York University School of Medicine say. […]

Does Dirty Air Cancel Out Exercise Benefits?
Posted on July 18, 2018 at 6:15 pm

For most healthy people, cycling, gardening and playing sports can lead to a healthier heart and a reduced risk of first heart attack or heart attack recurrence, even in a polluted city, a 20-year-study has found. […]

Alcohol Consumption Among Women Is on the Rise
Posted on July 18, 2018 at 4:54 pm

Female alcohol use disorder in the United States more than doubled from 2002 to 2013, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. […]

Nitrates in Meat May Be Tied to Mania
Posted on July 18, 2018 at 2:15 pm

People who were hospitalized for an episode of mania (hyperactivity, euphoria and insomnia) were 3.5 times as likely to have ever eaten nitrate-cured meats as those with no history of a serious mental disorder, researchers have found. […]

Could an Early Dinner Lower Risk of Some Cancers?
Posted on July 18, 2018 at 2:15 pm

People who ate their evening meal before 9 p.m. or waited at least two hours after supper before going to sleep had a 20 percent lower cancer risk than those who ate supper after 10 p.m. or those who ate and went to bed soon after, according to a new study. […]

Americans Want Lab-Created Meat Labeled
Posted on July 17, 2018 at 10:15 pm

Meat created in labs from animal cells should be labeled as different from the traditionally produced product, nearly half the respondents said in a recent survey by Consumer Reports. […]

HPV Shot Rids 97-Year-Old of Advanced Skin Cancer
Posted on July 17, 2018 at 8:34 pm

On a hunch, a doctor injected the Gardasil, the HPV vaccine, directly into the tumors of a woman with advanced skin cancer. The tumors disappeared. Nobody thinks it should be standard treatment, but it will spur more testing. […]

Jury Still Out on Probiotics
Posted on July 17, 2018 at 8:15 pm

Probiotics are trendy for sure, but they could harm some patients, and researchers have done a poor job tracking their safety, a new review argues. […]

1 in 4 Docs Report Sexual Harassment by Patients
Posted on July 17, 2018 at 6:46 pm

In a recent survey by Medscape, 27% of doctors said they had been sexually harassed by patients in the office, including those who acted in an overtly sexual manner toward the physician; asked for a date; patients who tried to touch, grope, or grab them. In all three categories, the harassment happened more frequently to female physicians. […]

McDonald’s Nixes Salads; More than 150 Fall Ill
Posted on July 17, 2018 at 6:17 pm

The CDC has found 61 laboratory-confirmed cases in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin. In each, the affected patient said they ate a salad from McDonald’s. […]

New MRI Test May Predict Severity of MS
Posted on July 17, 2018 at 6:15 pm

Researchers hope a new MRI test that tracks iron levels in the brain will help predict how fast multiple sclerosis progresses and how severe it could be. […]

Can Smartphones Trigger ADHD Symptoms in Teens?
Posted on July 17, 2018 at 6:15 pm

Teens who used their smartphones "many times" a day were at increased risk of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms over the next two years, researchers found. But that doesn’t prove that digital media are to blame, the author of an accompanying editorial wrote. […]

Brain Scans Yield More Clues to Autism
Posted on July 17, 2018 at 2:15 pm

Kids with autism show differences in the structure and function of a brain circuit that helps you take pleasure in social interaction -- something that people with autism struggle with, researchers have found. […]


Health Tip: Help Prevent Bone Fractures
Posted on July 21, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Health Tip: Help Prevent Bone FracturesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Salmonella Outbreak in 26 States Linked to Raw Turkey Products
Posted on July 21, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Salmonella Outbreak in 26 States Linked to Raw Turkey ProductsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Later-Life Fractures Up Risk of Early Death
Posted on July 21, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Later-Life Fractures Up Risk of Early DeathCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

In the ICU, Patients' Relatives Often Mum About Care Concerns
Posted on July 21, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: In the ICU, Patients' Relatives Often Mum About Care ConcernsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/19/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Where Are Opioid Painkillers Prescribed the Most?
Posted on July 21, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Where Are Opioid Painkillers Prescribed the Most?Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/19/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Could Botox Cousin Combat the Opioid Epidemic?
Posted on July 21, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Could Botox Cousin Combat the Opioid Epidemic?Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad
Posted on July 21, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Hy-Vee Spring Pasta SaladCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/19/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Affected by the Valsartan Heart Drug Recall? Here's What to Do
Posted on July 21, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Affected by the Valsartan Heart Drug Recall? Here's What to DoCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/19/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Your Earliest Memories May Be False
Posted on July 21, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Your Earliest Memories May Be FalseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/19/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Cancer Survival Drops With Complementary Therapy: Study
Posted on July 21, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Cancer Survival Drops With Complementary Therapy: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/19/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Adrenaline Shot Can Save Lives After Heart Stops, But at a Heavy Price
Posted on July 21, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Adrenaline Shot Can Save Lives After Heart Stops, But at a Heavy PriceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/19/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

More U.S. Teens Shunning Drugs, Alcohol
Posted on July 21, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: More U.S. Teens Shunning Drugs, AlcoholCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/19/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Study Confirms Added Cancer Risk for Diabetics, Especially Women
Posted on July 21, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Study Confirms Added Cancer Risk for Diabetics, Especially WomenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Air Pollution at National Parks Keeps Visitors Away
Posted on July 21, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Air Pollution at National Parks Keeps Visitors AwayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/19/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Be Weapon Against Ovarian Cancer
Posted on July 21, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Be Weapon Against Ovarian CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Health Tip: Treating Spider Bites
Posted on July 21, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Health Tip: Treating Spider BitesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Money Matters
Posted on July 21, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Money MattersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

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Posted on July 18, 2018 at 12:00 am

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