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Coordination of Heart Attack Care Trims Time to Treatment

Wed, 2014-11-19 11:00

Survival rates were boosted even when just minutes were saved getting blocked arteries opened



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Emergency Medical Services, Heart Attack
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Fewer Infants Dying Than Before, CDC Reports

Wed, 2014-11-19 11:00
Better prenatal care still needed to lower number of stillbirths, expert says
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Childbirth Problems, Health Statistics, Stillbirth
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Kids Who Need Heart Transplant Should Get the First Available, Study Says

Wed, 2014-11-19 11:00

Waiting for a suitable match based on antibodies lowered survival rate, researchers found



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Heart Transplantation
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Oxygen May Not Help Heart Attack Victims

Wed, 2014-11-19 11:00

Study ties treatment to greater heart damage, but more research urged



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Attack, Oxygen Therapy
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U.S. School Meal Rules Might Work Against Good Nutrition

Wed, 2014-11-19 11:00

Federal mandates don't limit added sugar or carbohydrates, researchers say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Carbohydrates, Child Nutrition, School Health
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Trans Fats and Memory

Wed, 2014-11-19 08:52
Source: HealthDay -
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dietary Fats, Memory
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Women with Heart Disease At Low Risk When Giving Birth

Wed, 2014-11-19 08:00

California researchers find more C-sections, longer hospital stays but no significant complications



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Childbirth, Health Problems in Pregnancy, Heart Disease in Women
Categories: Health Sciences

Blue-Eyed People May Face Higher Melanoma Risk

Wed, 2014-11-19 08:00

Study found genes for the eye color and for red hair were tied to moles, often a precursor for the skin cancer



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Melanoma, Sun Exposure
Categories: Health Sciences

Get Ready for The Great American Smokeout

Wed, 2014-11-19 08:00
American Cancer Society has plenty of tips to help you kick the habit
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Quitting Smoking
Categories: Health Sciences

Chasing, Tackling Suspects Raises Cops' Odds of Sudden Death

Wed, 2014-11-19 06:00

Overall risk to any one officer remains very small, researchers stress



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cardiac Arrest, Occupational Health
Categories: Health Sciences

Alcoholism Damages Brain's White Matter, Scans Show

Tue, 2014-11-18 16:00

Areas tied to decision-making, such as how much to drink, seem most affected, researchers say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse
Categories: Health Sciences

Working Night Shift Slows Metabolism, Study Suggests

Tue, 2014-11-18 13:00

Finding means fewer calories burned, and may explain why shift workers tend to gain weight, researcher says



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Occupational Health, Weight Control
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Number of Pregnant Women on Narcotic Painkillers, Heroin Doubles, Study Finds

Tue, 2014-11-18 13:00

U.S. national data shows steady rise, and abuse may pose dangers to mother and baby, experts say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heroin, Pain Relievers, Pregnancy and Substance Abuse
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Even with A Little Weight Gain, Quitting Smoking Is Still Healthier Choice

Tue, 2014-11-18 11:00
Japanese study found that stopping the habit boosted survival, even if a few pounds were added on
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Quitting Smoking, Smoking, Weight Control
Categories: Health Sciences

Trans Fats May Sap Your Memory

Tue, 2014-11-18 11:00

Researchers report that men who consumed more of them did worse on word recall test



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dietary Fats, Memory, Nutrition
Categories: Health Sciences

Want to Raise Colon Cancer Screening Rates? Run a Lottery

Tue, 2014-11-18 11:00

VA study found 20 percent boost in uptake if patients thought they might also win $50



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Colorectal Cancer, Health Screening
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Diabetes Diagnosis Dilemma

Tue, 2014-11-18 08:47
Source: HealthDay -
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes, Health Screening
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Cocaine Can Cause Heart Problems

Tue, 2014-11-18 08:00
Subtle blood flow changes may not show on standard heart test, raising risk of disease or death, researchers find
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cocaine, Heart Diseases
Categories: Health Sciences

Early Heart Disease May Lead to Impotence

Tue, 2014-11-18 08:00

Researchers find higher levels of artery plaque can affect a man's sexual health



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Erectile Dysfunction, Men's Health, Vascular Diseases
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Nearly 3 in 10 Americans with Diabetes Don't Know It

Tue, 2014-11-18 08:00

Many had even seen a doctor in the past year, researchers report



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes, Diabetes Type 2
Categories: Health Sciences