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Safety Add-Ons for Football Helmets May Not Cut Concussion Risk

Wed, 2015-02-25 15:00

Crash dummy testing found extra padding, strips and treatments didn't make much difference on impact



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Concussion, Sports Safety
Categories: Health Sciences

Early Hospital Release May Hurt Broken-Hip Patients

Wed, 2015-02-25 11:00

Survival odds improve with longer stay, study finds



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Facilities, Hip Injuries and Disorders, Seniors' Health
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Fluoride in Drinking Water Tied to Higher Rates of Underactive Thyroid

Wed, 2015-02-25 11:00

British study found an association, but couldn't prove cause-and-effect



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Drinking Water, Hypothyroidism
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Taking Pill Before, After Sex Cuts HIV Infection for Gay Men

Wed, 2015-02-25 11:00
Research suggests that Truvada doesn't need to be taken daily, but more study still needed
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Health, HIV/AIDS Medicines
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Diabetes and Diet

Wed, 2015-02-25 09:09
Source: HealthDay -
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Sugar, Diabetes Type 2, Diabetic Diet
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Risk of Violent Crime Rises with Depression, Study Finds

Wed, 2015-02-25 06:00
But doctors may be more likely to focus on self-harm, suicide
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Depression
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Three Amputees Regain Function with 'Bionic' Hands

Wed, 2015-02-25 06:00

Devices work by sensors that get signals from patients' own muscles, scientists say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Artificial Limbs, Limb Loss
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Skin Test for Alzheimer'S, Parkinson's Shows Early Promise

Tue, 2015-02-24 16:00

Higher levels of key proteins may point to disease, but more study is needed, experts say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease, Biopsy, Parkinson's Disease
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Colon Cancer's Location May Be Factor in Survival

Tue, 2015-02-24 15:00

Poorer outcome seen in study when tumor began on the organ's right side



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Colorectal Cancer
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Younger Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Attack

Tue, 2015-02-24 15:00

Study participants, from 30 to 55 years old, said they were reluctant to trigger false alarm



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Attack, Women's Health
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A Doctor's Advice, a Patient's Race Influence Flu Shot Rates

Tue, 2015-02-24 13:00

Blacks less likely than whites to get immunized, survey shows



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Flu, Health Disparities, Immunization
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Certain Painkillers Ill-Advised After Heart Attack

Tue, 2015-02-24 13:00
If you're taking anti-clotting drugs, you should avoid meds like ibuprofen and Celebrex, doctors say
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Thinners, Heart Attack, Pain Relievers
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U.S. Officials Pinpoint Common Sources of Foodborne Illnesses

Tue, 2015-02-24 13:00

Almost 2 million Americans fall ill each year, report notes



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Foodborne Illness
Categories: Health Sciences

2 of 3 Smokers Will Die Early If They Don't Quit

Tue, 2015-02-24 11:00

Findings confirm newer estimates that put toll of cigarettes much higher than previously thought



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Quitting Smoking, Smoking
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California Reports No New Measles Cases Since Last Update

Tue, 2015-02-24 11:00

But it's too soon to declare the outbreak over, health officials say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Measles
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Infants and Peanut Exposure

Tue, 2015-02-24 08:16
Source: HealthDay -
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Food Allergy
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Mental Illness, Homelessness Linked to Heart Disease in Study

Tue, 2015-02-24 08:00
High smoking rates also considered a key contributor
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Attack, Homeless Health Concerns, Mental Disorders
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Study Finds Peanut Consumption in Infancy Prevents Peanut Allergy

Tue, 2015-02-24 07:53
Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases -
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Allergy, Food Allergy, Infant and Newborn Nutrition
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Health Tip: Maintaining Healthy Habits

Tue, 2015-02-24 06:00
Suggestions to keep weight off
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Healthy Living
Categories: Health Sciences

Use of Long-Acting Birth Control Rises Fivefold in A Decade: CDC

Tue, 2015-02-24 06:00
IUDs and implants among the safest, most effective forms of contraception, experts say
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Birth Control, Women's Health
Categories: Health Sciences