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03/31/2014

Health Highlights: March 31, 2014
Aspirin May Not Protect Heart After Non-Cardiac Surgeries: Study
Certain Colon Cancer Patients Might Benefit From Aspirin, Study Says
Diabetes Treatment Falls Short as Heart Failure Drug in Study
Fluorescent Dye May Help Spot Date-Rape Drug in Drinks
HIV-Positive Inmates Benefit From Drug Treatment, Study Says
Health Tip: Massage Your Feet
Long-Acting Clotting Agent Approved for Form of Hemophilia
Monday Is Deadline to Sign Up for Obamacare
Monitoring Kids' Screen Time May Improve Their Behavior
More Evidence Weight-Loss Surgery Helps People With Diabetes
More Research Links Poor Heart Health With Alzheimer's Risk
Preventive Steroids May Not Improve Heart Bypass Surgery Results
Stem Cells May Rejuvenate Failing Hearts, Study Suggests
Stronger Muscles May Mean Better Health for Kids
Study Adds to Signs Linking HIV to Heart Trouble
Topamax Approval for Migraines Expanded to Younger Users

03/30/2014

Blood Test Shows Promise for Gauging Heart Attack Risk After Chest Pain
New Drug Lowers Cholesterol Beyond What Statins Can Do, Study Finds

03/29/2014

Can Diet Soft Drinks Contribute to Heart Trouble in Women?
Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Boost a Man's Sex Life: Study
New Blood Pressure Guidelines May Take Millions of Americans Off Meds
Raised Risk of Heart Trouble Seen in Celiac Disease Patients
Space Travel Alters Shape of Human Heart, Study Reports
Study Ties Daylight Saving Time Change to Rise in Heart Attacks

03/28/2014

Health Highlights: March 28, 2014
Common Gout Drug Tied to Lower Risk of Early Death in Study
Doctors' Groups Issue New Guidelines on Treating Common Irregular Heartbeat
Exercise in Youth Boosts Bone Strength Later: Study
FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Approval of At-Home Colon Cancer Test
Health Tip: Check Your Child's Playground
Health Tip: Keep Poisons From Children
Lung Cancer Diagnosis Takes Toll on Patients' Sex Lives, Experts Say
Many Breast Cancer Survivors Suffer Financially, Study Finds
Many Kids May Have High Cholesterol, Regardless of Weight
Many Young Males Report Unwanted Sex
Marriage Does Help the Heart, Study Finds
Mice Study Sees Link Between Gut Bacteria, Immune Cell Production
New Repair Option for Compression Fractures in Spine
Overweight Teens Don't Share in Life-Expectancy Gains: Study
Scientists Spot Brain's 'Off' Switch for Water Intake
Smoking Bans Linked to Drop in Premature Births, Kids' Asthma Attacks
Underweight Even Deadlier Than Overweight, Study Says
Weight-Loss Surgery Cuts Risk for Heart Attack, Death: Study

03/27/2014

Health Highlights: March 27, 2014
'Grazing' Appears No Better for Weight Loss Than Standard Meals
Cholesterol Levels Spike During Winter Months, Study Finds
Depressed Diabetics May Face Higher Risk of Kidney Disease
Exercise Affects Men's, Women's Hearts Differently: Study
Fewer Americans Would Smoke If Cessation Treatments Were Covered: CDC
Health Tip: Promote Good Oral Health in Children
Health Tip: Stay Comfortable in a Cast
Intensive Early Childhood Education May Boost Adult Health
Keeping Blood Pressure Low Halves Risk of Second Stroke: Study
Marathon Training Might Boost Heart Health
Slight Drop in Rate of Advanced Cancers, CDC Says
Smoke-Free Policies May Protect the Heart
Smoking May Dull Ability to Sense Bitter Tastes
Stroke Survivors Deserve Team Care: Statement
Take Heart: Mediterranean Diet Combats Diabetes, Study Says
Traffic Smog Tied to Hospital Stays for White Kids With Asthma
Tragedies Do Cause Broken Hearts, Study Suggests
U.S. Autism Estimates Rise by 30 Percent for Kids
Vitamin D Deficiency May Be Linked to Heart Disease
White House: More Than 6 Million Have Signed Up for Obamacare

03/26/2014

Health Highlights: March 26, 2014
CT Scans Might Help Diagnose Gout in Some Cases
Crows' Problem-Solving Skills Equal to Human 5-Year-Olds: Study
Doctors Really Do Raise Your Blood Pressure
Electrical Brain Stimulation Might Help Fibromyalgia Patients
Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Drug-Resistant Lung Cancer
Goats Aren't Dummies
Health Tip: Get Healthy Before Pregnancy
Health Tip: Sweating Excessively
Hospital-Related Infections Hit Nearly 650,000 Patients in 2011: CDC
Medical Marijuana's Legalization Doesn't Raise Crime Rates: Study
More Signs Autism May Originate During Pregnancy
Mouse Study May Shed Light on Huntington's Disease
NIH Launches Online Resource for End-of-Life Issues
New Gene 'Atlas' Maps Human DNA Activity
Smartphone App May Help People Overcome Alcoholism
White House Extends Enrollment Deadline for Obamacare

03/25/2014

Health Highlights: March 25, 2014
Can Exercise and an Occasional Drink Boost Eye Health?
Distance From VA Liver Transplant Center May Affect Vets' Survival
Experts Warn About Skin Cancer 'Treatments' Sold Online
Health Tip: Enjoying Warm Weather Fitness
Health Tip: Understanding Eye Allergies
Low Back Pain Leading Cause of Disability Worldwide: Study
Millions Underinsured in 2012, Reforms Well-Targeted, Report Says
Moms Who Keep 'Baby Weight' May Risk Heart Trouble
New Clues to Link Between MS Drug Tysabri and Rare Brain Disease
Post-Katrina Heart Woes Persisted at Least 6 Years
Scientists Spot Another Gene That May Raise Depression Risk
Scientists Use Stem Cells to Study Bipolar Disorder
Spanking Triggers Vicious Cycle, Study Finds
Toddlers Who Sleep Less May Eat More
Treatment May Prevent Esophagus Condition From Progressing to Cancer
Video Glasses May Ease the Anxiety of Minor Surgery

03/24/2014

Health Highlights: March 24, 2014
Anti-Seizure Drug May Guard Against Some Cancers
Blindness Rates Dropping Worldwide, Study Finds
Drunk-Driving Deaths Under-reported in U.S., Study Says
E-Cigarettes Won't Help You Quit, Study Finds
For Women's Cancers, Where You're Treated Matters
Health Tip: Protect Against Salmonella
Health Tip: Switching to a 'Big Kid' Bed
Jury Still Out on Routine Dementia Screening for Seniors
Many Don't Understand Obamacare or Health Insurance, Survey Finds
Medical Marijuana Pills May Ease Some MS Symptoms: Review
New Guidelines Might Limit Need for Lymph Node Removal for Breast Cancer
New Therapy May Shrink Enlarged Prostate With Fewer Side Effects: Study
Stress May Diminish a Woman's Fertility, Study Suggests
Targeted Radiation Might Help Fight Advanced Breast Cancer: Study
Tiny Wireless Pacemaker Shows Early Promise
Violent Video Games Tied to Combative Thinking in Study
When Moms Get Active, Kids Follow

03/23/2014

College Women: Have a Healthy Spring Break
Rashes From Wipes, Liquid Soaps on the Rise

03/22/2014

Allergy Season Springs Into Bloom
Ways to Cut Your Colon Cancer Risk

03/21/2014

Health Highlights: March 21, 2014
Basketball's Fitness Benefits a Sure Bet
Cardiac Arrest During Childbirth More Common Than Thought: Study
Chronically Ill Americans May Skip Meds to Afford Food
Doctors Often Comply When Patients Ask for Advertised Drugs: Study
ERs Dispensing More Narcotic Painkillers: Study
For Happy Marriage, His Personality May Be Key
Gut Bacteria in Preemies Could Lead to Life-Threatening Infections
Health Tip: Eat Healthier at the Airport
Health Tip: Protect Your Kidneys
How You Parent Is Partly Genetic, Study Suggests
Lung Ultrasound Can Spot Risk of Respiratory Failure in Pregnancy: Study
Otezla Approved for Psoriatic Arthritis
Routine Mammograms Found Not Helpful for Most Women Over 70
Serious Health Issues May Await Survivors of Childhood Cancer
Still Too Few Minority Participants in U.S. Clinical Trials, Study Finds

03/20/2014

Health Highlights: March 20, 2014
Childhood Abuse May Lead to Health Ills in Adulthood
Colonoscopy Is Good, Not Perfect
Could 'Nasal Filter' Device Help Ease Allergies?
Daily Exercise Lowers Breast Cancer Risk: Study
Doctors' Groups Warn Against Underwater Births
For Heart Failure Patients, Shortness of Breath When Bending May Signal Problem
HPV-Linked Throat Cancer May Have Telltale First Symptoms
Health Tip: Warning Signs of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Health Tip: Risk Factors for Developing Tuberculosis
Higher Dose of IVF Drug May Be Needed for Obese Women
Hobbies Important for Stroke-Victim Caregivers
Impavido Approved to Treat Tropical Parasitic Disease
Implanted Hearing Device Approved
More Drug-Resistant Infections Seen in U.S. Children
Older Drivers May Be Vulnerable to Just One Drink
Salt's Harm Evident in Heavy Teens, Study Finds
Tuberculosis in U.S. Hits Record Low: CDC
Your Sense of Smell May Be Keener Than Thought

03/19/2014

Health Highlights: March 19, 2014
Almost 13 Million More Americans Could Take Statins Under New Guidelines
Alzheimer's Strikes Women Harder Than Men: Report
Common Cold Meds May Pose Health Threats
Device May Restore Speech to People on Breathing Tubes
Diabetes in Middle Age May Cause Memory Problems Later
Genes May Influence Weight Gain From Fried Foods: Study
Health Tip: Floss Your Child's Teeth
Health Tip: Maintaining Healthy Joints
Hepatitis C Patients With HIV May Face Higher Risk of Liver Disease
Human-Type Epilepsy Discovered in Sea Lions
Most Women Don't Know Warning Signs of Stroke: Study
New Stool Test Shows Promise as Colon Cancer Screen
No-Fridge Nasal Vaccines on the Horizon
Partial Skull Removal May Save Older Patients' Lives After Massive Stroke
Rigid Parenting Style Linked to Obese Kids
Study Supports Radiation When Breast Cancer Spreads to Few Lymph Nodes

03/18/2014

Health Highlights: March 18, 2014
COPD May Damage Aging Brain
Cholesterol Drug Might Help Slow MS Progression
Color Vision Tends to Fade With Age: Study
Don't Order Fetal Ultrasound Videos As Souvenirs: FDA
Health Tip: Avoiding Acne Triggers
Health Tip: Childproof Your Home
ICU Patients May Face Mental Health Issues After Discharge
Many Hospitals Ineffectively Treat Bloodstream Infections, Study Suggests
Mental Illness to Blame for 10 Percent of Kids' Hospitalizations: Study
More Muscles Linked to Longer Life, Research Suggests
Pregnant Women May Be More Vulnerable to Potentially Dangerous Infection: Study
Same Meningitis Strain Behind Drexel, Princeton Outbreaks: CDC
Scientists Probe Dark Chocolate's Health Secrets
Smokers' Broken Bones May Heal Less Quickly: Study
Tamiflu Saved Lives During Swine Flu Pandemic, Study Confirms
Water Myths Revisited, From Weight Loss to Hydration
Weight Loss May Boost Success of Joint-Replacement Surgery
Weight-Loss Surgery Might Help Mild Knee Pain

03/17/2014

Health Highlights: March 17, 2014
ADHD Drugs Linked to Later Weight Gain in Kids
Colon Cancer Cases Decline for Older Americans
Coordinated Care Helps Elderly With Chronic Diseases
Daily Fish Oil Supplement May Not Help Your Heart: Studies
Docs Should Check Personalities of Younger Patients: Study
Does Self-Esteem Affect Seniors' Health?
Health Tip: Understanding Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Health Tip: Washing Baby's Clothes
Lower IQ, Worse Heart Fitness in Teens Linked to Risk of Early Dementia in Men
Offices With Open Floor Plans Tied to More Sick Days
Sweet, Salty Taste Preferences Tied Together in Kids
TV Time, Feeding Habits Set Babies Up for Obesity: Study
TV, Computer Time Tied to Heavier, Less Happy Kids: Study
Teens Often Copycat Others Who Drink and Drive: Study
Too Many Unneeded Brain Scans for Headaches, Study Suggests
Women Face Delays in Heart Attack Care Compared to Men: Study

03/16/2014

Flu Can Infect Many Without Causing Symptoms: Study
Keep Your Heart Healthy

03/15/2014

Knee Ligament Tears Don't Permanently Sideline Most College Football Players
Knee Surgery May Put Kids at Higher Risk for Future Arthritis

03/14/2014

Health Highlights: March 14, 2014
'Extreme Sports' Linked to 40,000 Head and Neck Injuries Per Year
Do Job Hunters Who Stutter Face Bias?
Energy Drinks Popular With Troubled Teens, Study Says
Gardening Might Give Kids a Fitness Boost
Head Lice Growing Resistant to Standard Meds
Health Tip: Create Good Eating Habits
Health Tip: Limit Food Portions
How 1 Hospital Combats E. Coli Germ in Food
Key Questions to Ask Before Surgery
Meditation May Help Teens Cope With Cancer
Science Probes Secrets of 'Contagious Yawning'
Stress Can Quickly Harm Kids' Health: Study
Timing Is Key to Massage's Benefits for Neck Pain: Study
When a Parent Dies, What Helps a Child Cope?
Why It's Hard to Kick the Smoking Habit
Wider Waistline May Mean Shorter Lifespan: Study

03/13/2014

Health Highlights: March 13, 2014
'Five-Second' Food Rule May Be Real, Study Finds
'Love Hormone' May Help Those With Anorexia
Blood Test Might Help Spot, Monitor Concussions
Diabetes Linked With Lower Cancer Survival: Study
Every Minute Matters With Clot-Busting Stroke Drug: Study
HIV Transmission Between Women Rare, But Possible: CDC
Health Tip: Help a Loved One With Sleep Apnea
Health Tip: Using a Humidifier
High Blood Pressure Common, Often Untreated in U.S. Hispanics: Study
Mexican-Americans Fare Worse After Stroke, Study Finds
More Evidence Environmental Exposures Contribute to Autism
Most Alcohol-Linked Deaths Occur Among Working-Age Adults: CDC
Overdoses, Cellphone-Linked Car Crashes Among Top Causes of Fatal Injury in U.S.
Pain Can Plague Women After Knee Replacement Surgery
Preterm Birth May Raise Child's Asthma Risk, Study Suggests
Time Running Out to Sign Up for Obamacare This Year
Trauma Center Closures Tied to Higher Death Risk for Injured Patients
Yes, You Can Catch a Bad Mood on Facebook

03/12/2014

Health Highlights: March 12, 2014
Are You Musical or Tone Deaf? Genes May Be Key
Autism, ADHD Tied to Gender Concerns in Some Kids: Study
Even Slightly Higher Blood Pressure May Raise Stroke Risk: Study
Experimental Drug May Boost Leukemia Survival, Without Chemo
FDA Experts Debate Timing of Pap Test
First Device Approved to Prevent Migraines
Gut Bacteria May Play Role in Crohn's Disease
Health Tip: After Donating Blood
Health Tip: Preparing for a Tornado
Newer Radiation Therapy Treats Prostate Cancer More Quickly: Study
Nicotine Patches Don't Help Pregnant Women Quit Smoking: Study
Pregnancy-Related Diabetes Tied to Future Heart Risk
Protein From Meat, Fish May Help Men Age Well
Returning Military Dads Often Struggle to Reconnect With Kids
Safety Checklists for Surgery May Not Lower Deaths, Complications: Study
Scientists Spot New Obesity Gene
Smokers' Brains Perk Up at Positive Cigarette Images: Study
Vaginal Gel Might Prevent HIV Hours After Exposure

03/11/2014

Health Highlights: March 11, 2014
'Tommy John' Surgery Gets Major League Pitchers Back on the Mound
2 Surgeries Work Equally Well for Female Incontinence, Study Finds
Excess Weight a Risk Factor for Ovarian Cancer: Report
FDA Approves First Device to Prevent Migraines
Health Tip: Infested With Bedbugs?
Health Tip: When Early Menopause Strikes
Hip Replacement Safe for Patients in Their 90s, Study Finds
Knee Pain May Not Be Helped by Glucosamine
More Than 4 Million People Have Signed Up for Obamacare, White House Says
New Knees, Hips May Also Help the Heart
Obese Girls Prone to Poorer Grades, Study Suggests
Preschoolers Beat College Kids at Figuring Out Gadgets
Repeat Drug Overdoses Raise Risk for Hospitalization, Ventilator Care
U.S. Could Face Shortage of Cancer Doctors
Whole-Genome Scans Not Quite Ready for Widespread Use: Study
Women Born Small May Be at Risk of Infertility, Study Suggests

03/10/2014

Health Highlights: March 10, 2014
'Low T' Diagnosis Needs More Than a Blood Test, Experts Say
'Senior Moments' Don't Seem to Lead to Dementia for Most
Alcohol Near Start of Pregnancy Linked to Premature Babies
Elderly Diabetes Patients on Insulin Most Vulnerable to Low-Blood-Sugar Trouble
Health Tip: Encourage Independence Among Preschoolers
Health Tip: What to Exclude from Baby's Crib
Just 1.5 Hours of TV a Day May Disrupt Kids' Sleep, Study Says
Kids Who Repeat a Grade Can Become Discipline Problems, Study Says
More Evidence That Bullying Raises Kids' Suicide Risk
Outcomes Improving for Kids With Kidney Transplants
September Peak Month for Kids' Asthma Flares: Study
Sleep Disrupted? Maybe It's Daylight Saving Time
Spring Break Drunkeness a Dangerous Tradition
Weed Use Up, Cocaine Use Down, U.S. Report Finds
When Smartphone Is Near, Parenting May Falter
Young Binge Drinkers May Not Need Special Counseling From Family Docs

03/09/2014

Simple Blood Test May Have Power to Predict Dementia Risk

03/08/2014

Hormones Might Offer Relief From Chronic Pain, Small Study Suggests

03/07/2014

Health Highlights: March 7, 2014
Allergy Rates Surprisingly Similar Across the U.S., Study Finds
Antibiotics May Be Linked to Serious Infections in Children
Are All Home-Based Blood Sugar Tests Equal?
Could More Time on Facebook Help Spur Eating Disorders?
Daylight Saving Time's Arrival May Disrupt Your Sleep
For Young Couples, Violence Can Harm Both Sides
Health Tip: Baking With Less Sugar
Health Tip: Grinding Teeth During Sleep
Pfizer Recalls Some Antidepressants After Drug Mixup
Some Helpful Hints When Monitoring Blood Sugar
Study Finds Doctors Prescribing More Sedatives
Will You Need Knee Replacement? Maybe Your Hand Can Tell You
Younger Siblings of Kids With Autism May Show Early Signs of Problems
Younger Skin Cancer Survivors May Be at Risk for Other Cancers

03/06/2014

Health Highlights: March 6, 2014
Despite Media Companies' Claims, Your Baby Can't Learn to Read: Study
Doctors Cautiously Optimistic About 'Cure' for HIV-Infected Babies
Health Tip: Survival Tips for New Moms
Health Tip: When Baby's Cries Signal Trouble
Hearing Loss Tied to Depression in Study
Hospital Policy Spurs New Moms to Get Whooping Cough Shot
Kids Lacking At-Home Enrichment Gain Most From Head Start: Study
Kids With ADHD May Face Higher Obesity Risk as Teens
Lack of Sleep Compounds Health Problems for Obese Teens: Study
NIH Launches 'Nerve Stimulation' Trial to Ease Tinnitus
Overweight Moms May Have Dangerously Big Babies
Rising E-Cigarette Use Tied to More Smoking in Teens
Shared Family Activities May Boost Preschoolers' Emotional Health
State Flu Shot Rule for Preschoolers Curbs Kids' Hospitalizations: CDC
Texting While Walking Often Leads to Injuries: Expert

03/05/2014

Health Highlights: March 5, 2014
2-Mile Daily Walk Might Help Fight COPD
Alzheimer's May Kill Far More Americans Than Thought
Boomers Should Consider Shingles Vaccine, Physician Says
Do Harder Working Husbands Have Healthier Wives?
For Many College Athletes, the Payoff Is Lifelong Disabilities: Study
Gene Therapy for Controlling HIV Shows Early Promise
Health Tip: If Your Child Has a Dental Emergency
Health Tip: Traveling on a Plane With Baby
Moving Out of Poor Neighborhood May Disrupt Boys' Mental Health: Study
Obesity Rates Triple in Canada
Poor Fitness in Middle Age Tied to Higher Risk of Dementia
Secondhand Smoke in Childhood Thickens Arteries
Surgery May Benefit Younger Prostate Cancer Patients
Twins Study May Give Some Insight Into Alzheimer's
You Can Keep Your Health Plan for 2 More Years, White House Says

03/04/2014

Health Highlights: March 4, 2014
Balanced Diet During Pregnancy May Lower Risk of Preterm Delivery
Casinos Linked to Lower Obesity Rates for Native American Kids
Hangovers Don't Delay the Next Drink, Study Finds
Health Reform May Help Those Who Spent Time in Jail
Health Tip: Choose Heart-Healthy Proteins
Health Tip: Serve Kids Power Foods
High-Protein Diets in Middle Age Might Shorten Life Span
Long-Acting HIV Drug May Offer Better Protection Against Infection
Schools Add More Fruits, Veggies to the '3 Rs'
Sexual Harassment Really Is Rampant in Bars, Study Finds
Some U.S. Clinical Trials May Fall Into Federal Regulation 'Gap'
Study Adds to Evidence That HPV Vaccine Helps Guard Against Cervical Cancer
U.S. Home Births Continued Steady Increase in 2012: CDC
U.S. Hospitals Overuse, Misuse Antibiotics, CDC Says
Vets' Brain Damage From Blasts Not Always Apparent: Study
Warfarin Safe for Kidney Patients With Irregular Heartbeat: Study
Yoga May Help Breast Cancer Patients During Radiation Therapy

03/03/2014

Health Highlights: March 3, 2014
Ah, Spring . . . And a Snakebite Alert
Baby 'Sleep Machines' Could Damage Hearing, Study Suggests
Binge Drinking May Double Older People's Risk of Dying
EPA Sets Tougher Auto Fuel, Emissions Standards
Experimental Drug Helps Body Fight Advanced Melanoma: Study
Food Allergies Have Nearly Doubled Among Black Children
Health Tip: Enjoy a Nap
Health Tip: Struggling With Sight
Heart Attack Risk Rises in Hours After Angry Outburst: Study
Nearly 3 Million Americans Living With Hepatitis C
Psychiatric Ills Widespread Among U.S. Soldiers: Studies
Sleep Apnea Might Raise Pneumonia Risk: Study
Study Finds 1 in 3 Tennesseans Uses Narcotic Painkillers Each Year
TV in Child's Bedroom Tied to Weight Gain
Vaccines Prevent Millions of Infections, Save Billions in Costs: CDC
Women Still Left Out of Medical Research: Report

03/02/2014

Eye-Catching Labels Urged for Fast-Tracked Antibiotics

03/01/2014

Diet to Reduce Blood Pressure May Also Stave Off Kidney Stones
 
 
 
 
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