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Synthetic Pot Linked to Kidney Injury

Mon, 2015-03-30 13:00

Researchers report on two studies that showed kidney damage in those who used the drug



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Kidney Diseases, Marijuana
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Could an Apple a Day Help Keep the Pharmacist Away?

Mon, 2015-03-30 11:00

Study finds no effect on doctor visits, but a slight decrease in need for prescription meds



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Medicines, Nutrition
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U.S. Kids Getting Fewer Daily Calories from Fast Food

Mon, 2015-03-30 11:00

But one-third still eating it every day, study finds



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Child Nutrition
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Fecal Transplant Treats Serious, Recurrent Intestinal Infection

Mon, 2015-03-30 08:00

Experimental procedure helps people with C. difficile, small study shows



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Clostridium Difficile Infections
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Milliliter-Only Dosing Recommended for Kids' Meds

Mon, 2015-03-30 08:00

Using metrics, not teaspoons, reduces medication errors, American Academy of Pediatrics says



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Medicines and Children
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U.S. Pediatricians Remain Opposed to Random Drug Tests in Schools

Mon, 2015-03-30 08:00

Helping students avoid substance problems is preferred approach



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Drugs and Young People, School Health
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Safely Measuring Kids' Medicine

Mon, 2015-03-30 07:28
Source: HealthDay -
Related MedlinePlus Page: Medicines and Children
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Processed Foods the Biggest Chunk of Calories in U.S. Groceries: Study

Mon, 2015-03-30 06:00

These items tend to have more fat, sugar and salt than unprocessed foods, researchers say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Nutrition
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Progress in Battling Advanced Ovarian Cancer

Mon, 2015-03-30 06:00

Experimental vaccine and cancer drug each slow disease progression, researchers find



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Ovarian Cancer
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People May Grow More Trusting with Age, Study Finds

Fri, 2015-03-27 16:00

And that could mean more happiness, too, researchers say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Seniors' Health
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2014 Saw Only 3 Shark Attack Deaths Worldwide

Fri, 2015-03-27 15:00

But nonfatal attacks are up slightly around the world, researchers find



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Animal Bites
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Connection Between Diabetes, Advanced Breast Cancer Detected in Study

Fri, 2015-03-27 15:00

Findings suggest need to modify screening methods



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Diabetes
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Weight-Loss Surgery Might Reduce Serious Asthma Flare-Ups

Fri, 2015-03-27 15:00

Emergency visits, hospitalizations for airway disease dropped by half after procedure, study finds



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma, Weight Loss Surgery
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Avoid Medication Overdoses in Children

Fri, 2015-03-27 13:00

Expert offers tips for keeping kids safe



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Medicines and Children
Categories: Health Sciences

Drinking Water Helps Prevent Kidney Stones

Fri, 2015-03-27 13:00

Researchers find eight or more glasses daily reduces the risk significantly



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Drinking Water, Fluid and Electrolyte Balance, Kidney Stones
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Kidney Dialysis Increasing for Pregnant Women

Fri, 2015-03-27 13:00

Survey of kidney specialists shows hemodialysis becoming more common for expectant moms



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dialysis, Health Problems in Pregnancy, Kidney Failure
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E-Cigarettes May Pose a Risk in Pregnancy and to Children

Fri, 2015-03-27 11:00

Nicotine can harm developing brains, experts say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Pregnancy and Substance Abuse, Smoking, Smoking and Youth
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Kidney Patients Living Longer on Dialysis, Study Shows

Fri, 2015-03-27 11:00

Better treatments, tighter management of disease may explain promising trend



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Dialysis
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Could a Diet Help Shield You from Alzheimer's?

Fri, 2015-03-27 08:00

Scientists say the MIND eating plan significantly reduces risk of the brain disorder



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease, Diets
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Ebola Test Vaccines Appear Safe in Phase 2 Liberian Clinical Trial

Fri, 2015-03-27 06:46
Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases -
Related MedlinePlus Page: Ebola
Categories: Health Sciences