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Influenza Issues

( - Here’s good news about health: Flu vaccines are already available at doctor’s offices, retail stores, pharmacies and flu clinics.

Aug 18, 2017 - 7:39:46 AM

Hearing Issues

( - One out of every six people lives with some degree of hearing loss, and the earlier you have your hearing evaluated and treated by a professional, the better your outcome. These facts and hints can help:

Aug 18, 2017 - 7:32:59 AM


( - Trees have the ability to capture and remove pollutants from the soil and degrade them through natural processes in the plant.

Aug 17, 2017 - 2:31:24 PM

Vitamin Issues

( - NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2017 -- Vitamin C may "tell" faulty stem cells in the bone marrow to mature and die normally, instead of multiplying to cause blood cancers.

Aug 17, 2017 - 2:16:29 PM

Teen Health

( - WASHINGTONAug. 17, 2017 -- An estimated 30 to 50 percent of teens with congenital heart conditions will experience anxiety and/or depression disorders

Aug 17, 2017 - 1:25:51 PM

Memory Issues

( - Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have devised a method to selectively erase particular fear memories by weakening the connections between neurons involved in forming these memories.

Aug 17, 2017 - 1:18:36 PM

News : National

( - The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is pleased to announce an agreement with Mylan regarding the classification of EpiPen.

Aug 17, 2017 - 1:11:02 PM

Children's Health

( - Everyone into the water! Not words you’d expect to hear from a hospital, but young patients were thrilled to experience the big waves in Long Beach, Long Island, when New York City’s Hospital for Special Surgery took them on an adaptive surfing trip this week.

Aug 17, 2017 - 12:31:47 PM

Children's Health

( - A research team at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health has determined that a special mixture of good bacteria in the body reduced the incidence of sepsis in infants in India by 40 percent at a cost of only $1 per infant.

Aug 17, 2017 - 12:22:36 PM

Smoking Issues

( - In a new study, researchers report people who have experienced an aneurysm have another reason to quit smoking.

Aug 17, 2017 - 12:15:27 PM


( - An investigation into racial disparities in migraine treatment came up empty, but instead it found a different concern that reaches across populations.

Aug 17, 2017 - 12:09:42 PM


( - Irvine, Calif., Aug. 16, 2017 – An abundance of an amino acid called methionine, which is common in meat, cheese and beans, may provide new clues to the fetal brain development that can manifest in schizophrenia

Aug 17, 2017 - 11:59:56 AM


( - A team led by scientists at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Mayo Clinic has identified a basic biological mechanism that kills neurons in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Aug 17, 2017 - 11:52:27 AM

Cancer Issues

( - In a bid to detect cancers early and in a noninvasive way, scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center report they have developed a test that spots tiny amounts of cancer-specific DNA in blood....

Aug 17, 2017 - 11:46:43 AM


( - Research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered a way to stop a deadly fungus from ‘hijacking’ the body’s immune system and spreading to the brain.

Aug 17, 2017 - 11:39:58 AM

Influenza Issues

( - COLUMBUS, Ohio – The spread of influenza among pigs is common at fairs and other gatherings, and protective measures including cutting the length of time pigs and people congregate....

Aug 17, 2017 - 11:34:42 AM

Patient Issues

( - MINNEAPOLIS – For people with Parkinson’s disease, seeing a neurologist by video conference from their homes may be as effective as their usual in-person care with their local physician

Aug 17, 2017 - 11:29:50 AM


( - Results of a yearlong study funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) with more than 900 nurses at The Johns Hopkins Hospital suggest that well-designed online education....

Aug 17, 2017 - 11:22:10 AM

Children's Health

( - As kids across the country head back into the classroom, now is the time to start easing them back into a normal sleep schedule.

Aug 17, 2017 - 11:06:15 AM

Eye Care

( - CHICAGO (Aug. 17, 2017) According to recent annual data from Prevent Blindness, more eye injuries occur from water and pool activities than any other sport.

Aug 17, 2017 - 10:38:56 AM

Eye Care

( - Much attention is focused on the potential dangers that the upcoming solar eclipse will pose to the unprotected eye. But health experts caution there’s at least one other – and more prevalent – way to do lasting damage to one’s vision.

Aug 17, 2017 - 9:50:07 AM

Plastic Surgery

( - Albertson, NY, August 17, 2017 – Get rid of fat – fast. Science is confirming the safety and effectiveness of various body-sculpting techniques to eliminate “love handles,” brassiere rolls,....

Aug 17, 2017 - 9:38:45 AM

News : National

( - According to the Census Bureau, there are 3.2 million farmers operating 2.1 million farms covering 915 million acres.

Aug 16, 2017 - 1:30:11 PM


( - Glioblastoma is an aggressive, stubborn brain tumor with low odds of survival for patients. Now, University of Florida Health researchers have found a way to target a molecule that lets the tumor grow, migrate and evade the body’s immune system.

Aug 16, 2017 - 1:19:59 PM


( - You throw your garbage in the trash, and it gets hauled away — but, do you ever think about where it’s going? To local landfills.

Aug 16, 2017 - 1:08:02 PM

News : National

( - By 2050, the number of people 65 and older with dementia in the United States is expected to nearly triple – from 5 million to more than 13 million – increasing the numbers in assisted living and nursing homes.

Aug 16, 2017 - 1:00:27 PM

Food and Nutrition

( - BOSTON – Packed with nutrients linked to better health, walnuts are also thought to discourage overeating by promoting feelings of fullness.

Aug 16, 2017 - 12:51:44 PM

Skin Care

( - New information about how and where the innate immune system fights off viral infections that enter through the skin could lead to better treatments for viruses like Zika, dengue and measles

Aug 16, 2017 - 12:47:37 PM

Transplant Issues

( - Taking inspiration from Antifreeze Proteins (AFPs) which occur in nature, researchers from the Department of Chemistry and Warwick Medical School have developed iron-based synthetic imitations, which have been shown to slow to growth of ice crystals.

Aug 16, 2017 - 12:40:07 PM


( - WASHINGTON, DC (August 16, 2017)— Women of color have higher levels of beauty-product-related chemicals in their bodies compared to white women

Aug 16, 2017 - 12:30:57 PM

Back Problems

( - West Orange, NJ, July 16, 2017 – With low back pain afflicting 8 of 10 Americans at some point in their lives, some of us might not even know what causes its kissing cousin – upper back pain.

Aug 16, 2017 - 10:08:29 AM

Concussion Issues

( - COLUMBUS, Ohio – Generally, after suffering a concussion, patients are encouraged to avoid reading, watching TV and using mobile devices to help their brains heal.

Aug 16, 2017 - 8:20:14 AM

Back Problems

( - The end of summer is a good time to re-establish healthy habits and back-to-school routines.

Aug 15, 2017 - 4:44:26 PM

Veterans Issues

( - Dave Riley doesn’t take a step without his wife, literally.

Aug 15, 2017 - 4:38:43 PM

Cancer Issues

( - Some children born with birth defects may be at increased risk for specific types of cancer

Aug 15, 2017 - 2:52:27 PM


( - An estimated 45 million Americans go on a diet each year, and Americans spend $33 billion each year on weight loss products. Yet, nearly two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese.

Aug 15, 2017 - 2:07:49 PM

Cancer Issues

( - DALLAS – August 15, 2017 ­– Sunbathers may want to avoid midnight snacks before catching some rays.

Aug 15, 2017 - 1:37:31 PM

Food and Nutrition

( - ALBANY, N.Y. - Almost 50 percent of women in the United States report craving chocolate and sweets as common premenstrual symptoms - but is there a scientific reason why?

Aug 15, 2017 - 1:12:14 PM

Stress Issues

( - For students of all ages, and even their parents, hearing the three little words ‘back to school’ can provoke mixed emotions of excitement and dread, or even stress and anxiety.

Aug 15, 2017 - 11:32:12 AM

Women's Health

( - New York, NY, August 15, 2017 For all the joys that motherhood brings, pregnancy can also change a woman’s body in ways that can be physically and emotionally disorienting.

Aug 15, 2017 - 11:20:57 AM

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