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White Men May Get Better Treatment for Abnormal Heartbeat

Tue, 2015-06-30 15:00
Women and minorities with atrial fibrillation less likely to receive standard of care, study says
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Atrial Fibrillation, Health Disparities
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Melanoma and Dietary Habits

Tue, 2015-06-30 13:56
Source: HealthDay -
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Nutrition, Sun Exposure
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Did One Gene Mutation Launch the Black Death?

Tue, 2015-06-30 13:00

Scientists find single change in the plague bacterium's DNA may have changed the course of history



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Plague
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Under-The-Tongue Hay Fever Pills Offer Little Benefit

Tue, 2015-06-30 13:00

For serious grass allergy, shots may be more effective, researcher says



Source: HealthDay
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Cystic Fibrosis Might Be Deadlier for Hispanics

Tue, 2015-06-30 11:00

Genetic differences may thwart response to latest treatments, researchers say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cystic Fibrosis, Genes and Gene Therapy, Hispanic American Health
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Make CPR, Defibrillator Training Mandatory for High School Graduation: Experts

Tue, 2015-06-30 11:00

Having everyone learn these lifesaving interventions could boost cardiac arrest survival, panel says



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: CPR, Cardiac Arrest
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Too Few Men with Low-Risk Prostate Cancers Get 'Watch and Wait' Approach

Tue, 2015-06-30 11:00
Study finds 12 percent or fewer getting active surveillance
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Men's Health, Prostate Cancer, Prostate Cancer Screening
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A Healthy Body Often Equals a Healthy Brain

Tue, 2015-06-30 08:00

Experts stress that exercise, good diet help maintain memory as much as mental challenges do



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, Healthy Aging
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'Novice Driver' Car Decals Don't Cut Crash Rates: Study

Tue, 2015-06-30 05:00

Researchers suspect other restrictions for those with learner permits help to reduce accidents



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Motor Vehicle Safety, Teen Health
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Fish-Related Food Poisoning in Florida Under-Reported

Mon, 2015-06-29 16:00

Survey finds many more fishermen sick after eating barracuda, grouper than previously thought



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Foodborne Illness
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Can Orange Juice, Grapefruit Raise Your Melanoma Risk?

Mon, 2015-06-29 15:00

Study authors think compounds in citrus may sensitize skin to sunlight, but further study needed



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Melanoma, Sun Exposure
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Heart Association's Stroke Guidelines Support Clot-Removing Device

Mon, 2015-06-29 15:00

If clot-busting drugs don't work, device can be used to pull the blockage out through the artery



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Clots, Stroke
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Trauma, PTSD May Raise Women's Odds of Heart Attack, Stroke

Mon, 2015-06-29 15:00

But the research didn't establish a cause-and-effect relationship



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Disease in Women, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Stroke
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Many Americans Wait Too Long for Needed Health Care

Mon, 2015-06-29 13:00

Institute of Medicine experts say patient-focused system could help



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Health Facilities
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Diabetes Rates Fall in Neighborhoods with Healthy Food, Parks and Gyms

Mon, 2015-06-29 11:00

Study suggests making these resources easily accessible, affordable might cut odds of disease



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 2, Exercise and Physical Fitness, Nutrition
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U.S. Kids Suffer High Rates of Assault, Abuse, Study Finds

Mon, 2015-06-29 11:00
Long-term effects include poor mental and physical health, experts say
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, Family Issues
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Risky Outdoor Play

Mon, 2015-06-29 10:26
Source: HealthDay -
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Development, Children's Health, Exercise for Children
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Umbilical Cord 'Milking' Improves Blood Flow in Preterm Infants

Mon, 2015-06-29 08:12
Source: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development -
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cesarean Section, Premature Babies
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Flavored Cigarettes Still Popular Online Despite U.S. Ban

Mon, 2015-06-29 08:00

Continued interest surprises researchers



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

Parents Should Set Good Example to Keep Kids Slim, Pediatrics Group Says

Mon, 2015-06-29 08:00

Avoid keeping sugary, high-calorie foods in the house, and encourage being active together



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Healthy Living, Obesity in Children, Parenting
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