ARCHIVE: September 2019

Even Dolphins Are Threatened by Antibiotic-Resistant '...

MONDAY, Sept. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists have found one more way Flipper is a lot like people: The sharp rise in antibiotic resistance affecting humans is also happening to dolphins....

Kids Often Prescribed Drugs 'Off-Label,' Raising...

MONDAY, Sept. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- When a child gets sick, doctors are increasingly relying on what's known as "off-label" use of medications, a new study says. Off-label use of a drug means...

Experts' Guide to Trampoline Safety

SUNDAY, Sept. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If you own or use trampolines, you need to take steps to prevent injuries, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) says. While trampolines are...

How to Keep Your Feet on a Sound, Pain-Free Footing

SATURDAY, Sept. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Don't let foot problems hobble your autumn activities, a foot surgeon says. "Foot health contributes to your overall health. From beginners to advanced...

Don't Let Kids Wander Alone in Parking Lots

FRIDAY, Sept. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Many children walk through parking lots without adult supervision, putting them in great danger, a new study warns. Researchers watched 124 kids, ages 2 to...

Adult Support Can Make the Difference for Boys From Tough...

FRIDAY, Sept. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Strong adult social support can help prevent violence among teen boys growing up in poor neighborhoods, new research shows. The study included nearly 900...

Links Between Smog, 2nd Pregnancies and Preterm Birth

FRIDAY, Sept. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to higher levels of air pollution in a second pregnancy than in a first may increase the risk of preterm birth, a new study says. U.S. National...

Most U.S. Parents Say Vaccination Should Be Requirement for...

FRIDAY, Sept. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- More than 8 in 10 U.S. adults say kids should be required to get vaccinated in order to attend school, but far fewer trust the safety of vaccines, a new...

AHA News: Women With Heart Failure Less Likely to Get Heart Pump...

FRIDAY, Sept. 13, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Women are less likely than men to receive a mechanical heart pump that is becoming the norm for people with advanced heart failure,...

Most Cyclists Suffering Head Injuries Not Wearing Helmets: Study

FRIDAY, Sept. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Only about one in five U.S. adults and one in 10 children and teens who suffered head and neck injuries in cycling crashes said they wore a helmet, a new...

More U.S. Teen Girls Are Victims of Suicide Than Thought, Study...

FRIDAY, Sept. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The gender gap in teen suicide is smaller than previously estimated, with more girls dying by suicide each year, a new study contends. Suicide death rates...

Heartburn Drug Zantac May Contain Small Amounts of Known...

FRIDAY, Sept. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A substance that could cause cancer has been found in some ranitidine heartburn and ulcer medicines, including the brand-name drug Zantac, and the source of...

10 Quick Tips for a Healthier, Safer Life

FRIDAY, Sept. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Some things that you can do to protect your health take just minutes, so no more excuses! Here are 10 suggestions from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...

What's the Right Balance of Fats and Carbs?

FRIDAY, Sept. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- What is the perfect amount of fats and carbohydrates for a healthy diet? Scientists from McMaster University in Canada analyzed food diaries from more than...

Stricter Arsenic Standard Made Public Drinking Water Safer: Study

FRIDAY, Sept. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Stricter U.S. government standards for drinking water have reduced arsenic violations by public water systems, proving such safety regulations work,...

For This Mom, Rare Bone Disease Is a Family Affair

FRIDAY, Sept. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Most people expect some risk in activities like mountain biking or rollerblading, but few would expect to end up in the emergency room with a broken thigh...

CDC Revises Number of Vaping-Linked Lung Illnesses to 380 in 36...

FRIDAY, Sept. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health officials have revised downward the number of cases of a severe lung injury linked to vaping, from more than 450 cases cited last week to the...

Kidney Transplants Safe When Donors Had Hepatitis C

THURSDAY, Sept. 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Kidneys from donors with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) are routinely used in kidney transplants in the United States and function well in the first year...

Parents and teens urged to beware of vaping

E- cigarettes are dangerous for children and adults and threaten to get more people addicted to nicotine, Dr. David Wein and other speakers said at a news conference Thursday at Tampa General...

Is Your Pelvic Pain a Sign of Endometriosis?

THURSDAY, Sept. 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Women with pelvic pain should consider the possibility of endometriosis and discuss it with their doctor, an expert in gynecology says. While pelvic pain...

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