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Neurologists Say Jury Still Out on Medical Marijuana's Use for Brain Disorders

Wed, 2014-12-17 15:00
Easing federal restrictions on pot research might help get answers, doctors say
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Marijuana, Neurologic Diseases
Categories: Health Sciences

Federal Health Marketplace Enrolls Another 2.5 Million Americans

Wed, 2014-12-17 13:00
Re-enrollment of current health-plan participants continues
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Health Insurance
Categories: Health Sciences

Chronic High Blood Sugar May be Detrimental to the Developing Brain of Young Children

Wed, 2014-12-17 11:22
Source: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development -
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Development, Diabetes Type 1, Diabetes in Children and Teens, Hyperglycemia
Categories: Health Sciences

Expectant Dads May Also Have Hormonal Changes

Wed, 2014-12-17 11:00

Experts can't explain why testosterone levels of men declined early in partner's pregnancy



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hormones, Men's Health, Pregnancy
Categories: Health Sciences

Only 4 in 10 Americans Eat Heart-Healthy Nuts Each Day, CDC Says

Wed, 2014-12-17 11:00

Even fewer consume an amount thought to help curb heart disease, study found



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Diseases--Prevention, Nutrition
Categories: Health Sciences

Stent Treatment May Lower Stroke Disability

Wed, 2014-12-17 11:00

Treatment must be given within 6 hours after a stroke starts, researchers say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Stroke, Stroke Rehabilitation
Categories: Health Sciences

Got a Question About Your Pet's Health?

Wed, 2014-12-17 08:39
Source: Food and Drug Administration
Related MedlinePlus Page: Pet Health
Categories: Health Sciences

Got a Question About Your Pet's Health?

Wed, 2014-12-17 08:39
Source: Food and Drug Administration
Related MedlinePlus Page: Pet Health
Categories: Health Sciences

FDA Approves First Pathogen Reduction System to Treat Plasma

Wed, 2014-12-17 08:31
Source: Food and Drug Administration
Related MedlinePlus Page: Blood Transfusion and Donation
Categories: Health Sciences

Texas Infant Dies of Legionnaires' Disease After 'Water Birth'

Wed, 2014-12-17 08:00
Though health officials couldn't confirm source of infection, they warn of dangers of practice
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Childbirth, Legionnaires' Disease
Categories: Health Sciences

Avoid Fetal "Keepsake" Images, Heartbeat Monitors

Wed, 2014-12-17 07:45
Source: Food and Drug Administration
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Pregnancy, Ultrasound
Categories: Health Sciences

Screening Test Finds Drugs That Show Promise Against Ebola

Wed, 2014-12-17 06:00

Researchers uncover 53 potential treatments; all are already FDA approved but need more study for this use



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Ebola, Medicines
Categories: Health Sciences

Low-Glycemic Diets May Not Improve Cardiovascular Outcomes When Compared to High-Glycemic Diets

Tue, 2014-12-16 16:02
Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute -
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetic Diet, Heart Diseases, Heart Diseases--Prevention, High Blood Pressure
Categories: Health Sciences

Poor Students Eat Healthier Foods At School, Study Finds

Tue, 2014-12-16 16:00

Having fruits and vegetables available boosts nutrition for some, researchers say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Nutrition, Health Disparities, School Health
Categories: Health Sciences

Syphilis on The Rise Among Gay, Bisexual Men: CDC

Tue, 2014-12-16 16:00

Rates of chlamydia dip for the first time in 30 years



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Health, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Syphilis
Categories: Health Sciences

Teen Prescription Opioid Abuse, Cigarette, and Alcohol Use Trends Down

Tue, 2014-12-16 15:58
Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse -
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Drugs and Young People, Smoking and Youth, Underage Drinking
Categories: Health Sciences

Enforcement of Drunk Driving Laws Makes Roads Safer

Tue, 2014-12-16 15:00

States with more random traffic stops, DUI arrests have fewer drivers fail breath tests



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcohol, Impaired Driving, Motor Vehicle Safety
Categories: Health Sciences

Music Classes Boost Language Skills, Study Says

Tue, 2014-12-16 15:00

Kids who actively participate show greater thought processing gains



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Child Development
Categories: Health Sciences

FDA Warns Against Fetal 'Keepsake' Videos

Tue, 2014-12-16 13:00

Ultrasound imaging, heartbeat monitoring should be left to medical professionals, agency says



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Pregnancy, Ultrasound
Categories: Health Sciences

Ebola Survivors Face Critical Problems

Tue, 2014-12-16 11:00

Programs have been set up to help provide support and new possessions



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Ebola
Categories: Health Sciences