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Childhood Obesity Brings Host of Health Problems, Researchers Report

Mon, 2014-11-24 13:00
High blood pressure, liver problems and heart disease risk upped in heavy kids
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Liver Diseases, Obesity in Children
Categories: Health Sciences

Jogging May Help Seniors Walk Better

Mon, 2014-11-24 11:00

Study found that the high-aerobic activity of running helped people walk more efficiently



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Exercise for Seniors
Categories: Health Sciences

Researchers Find Stem Cells That Help Nails Regenerate

Mon, 2014-11-24 11:00

Normal function helps with growth, but if nail is damaged, cells focus on repair



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Nail Diseases, Stem Cells
Categories: Health Sciences

Rx for Better Health Care: Kindness and Compassion

Mon, 2014-11-24 11:00

Data suggests that gentler, thoughtful approach helps boost patient outcomes, experts say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Talking With Your Doctor
Categories: Health Sciences

Treating Eczema in Children

Mon, 2014-11-24 08:32
Source: HealthDay -
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Eczema, Steroids
Categories: Health Sciences

Eczema Cases Rising Among U.S. Children

Mon, 2014-11-24 08:00
For most, proper skin care and topical treatments help, experts say
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Eczema
Categories: Health Sciences

Talk Therapy Linked to Lower Suicide Risk

Mon, 2014-11-24 08:00
Danish study finds multiple sessions help prevent repeat attempts at ending life
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Suicide
Categories: Health Sciences

Health Tip: Safely Thaw the Thanksgiving Turkey

Mon, 2014-11-24 06:00
One option is to thaw in the fridge
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Food Safety
Categories: Health Sciences

Holidays Can Be Sensory Overload for Kids with Autism

Sun, 2014-11-23 08:00

Expert offers tips for parents on how to help children stay calm during hustle and bustle of the season



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Autism Spectrum Disorder
Categories: Health Sciences

Blue Eyes, Red Hair and Skin Cancer Risk

Fri, 2014-11-21 16:04
Source: HealthDay -
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Moles, Skin Cancer
Categories: Health Sciences

Close Friends May Be Key to Teens' Drinking

Fri, 2014-11-21 15:00

Larger peer group is less important when it comes to drinking or not, study says



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Teen Health, Underage Drinking
Categories: Health Sciences

Treating Irregular Heartbeat with Digoxin May Come with Risks

Fri, 2014-11-21 15:00

Study finds higher odds for death, hospitalization for patients with atrial fibrillation



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Atrial Fibrillation, Drug Safety
Categories: Health Sciences

Restroom Hand Dryers Spread More Germs Than Paper Towels, Study Finds

Fri, 2014-11-21 13:00

Bacteria counts in the air around the machines far exceeded those around paper dispensers



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Germs and Hygiene
Categories: Health Sciences

Being the Boss Tied to Depression Risk for Women, but Not Men

Fri, 2014-11-21 11:00

Women in powerful positions may be judged harshly, researcher says



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Depression, Occupational Health, Women's Health
Categories: Health Sciences

Sickle Cell Anemia Treatment So Successful in Kids That Trial Is Halted

Fri, 2014-11-21 11:00

Hydroxyurea pills worked as well as transfusions in reducing stroke risk, researchers report



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Sickle Cell Anemia
Categories: Health Sciences

Special Ambulance Delivers Vital Stroke Care More Quickly

Fri, 2014-11-21 11:00

Patients were six times more likely to get clot-busting drug within 'golden' hour of first symptoms in German study



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Emergency Medical Services, Stroke
Categories: Health Sciences

Flu Season Off to a Slow Start ... for Now

Fri, 2014-11-21 08:00
Get vaccinated, health experts say, because it takes about two weeks for protection to kick in
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Childhood Immunization, Flu, Immunization
Categories: Health Sciences

Hookahs Deliver Toxic Benzene in Every Puff, Study Shows

Fri, 2014-11-21 08:00

Even nonsmoking bystanders had raised blood levels of the chemical, which is tied to leukemia risk



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

Ick! Tapeworm Infecting Man's Brain Yields Genetic Secrets

Fri, 2014-11-21 08:00

Parasite was causing seizures, headaches in 50-year-old, researchers say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Parasitic Diseases
Categories: Health Sciences

Senior-to-Senior Aggression Common in U.S. Nursing Homes

Fri, 2014-11-21 08:00

Up to one in five residents involved in unpleasant, sometimes inappropriate confrontations, N.Y. study suggests



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dementia, Nursing Homes, Seniors' Health
Categories: Health Sciences