Health Tip: Protect Your Kidneys
(HealthDay News) -- Keeping your kidneys healthy is extremely
important, particularly if you have a chronic disease such as
Health Tip: Eat Healthier at the Airport
(HealthDay News) -- Don't let junk food tempt you when you're at
the airport waiting to board your flight.
For Happy Marriage, His Personality May Be Key
FRIDAY, March 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term unions tend
to stay happy if the husband has an agreeable personality and is in
good health, according to a new study.
Serious Health Issues May Await Survivors of Childhood Cancer
FRIDAY, March 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Adult survivors of
childhood cancer are more likely to develop serious health problems
than their siblings, a new study finds.
Cardiac Arrest During Childbirth More Common Than Thought: Study
FRIDAY, March 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Cardiac arrest in
women during childbirth is rare, but it may be twice as common as
previously believed, a new study suggests.
ERs Dispensing More Narcotic Painkillers: Study
FRIDAY, March 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More and more
Americans are being prescribed powerful narcotic drugs when they
visit the emergency department for problems such as low back pain
or a pounding headache, a new study finds.
Chronically Ill Americans May Skip Meds to Afford Food
FRIDAY, March 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many chronically ill
Americans take less of their medicines than they should or skip
them entirely so they can afford to eat, a new study reveals.
Could 'Nasal Filter' Device Help Ease Allergies?
THURSDAY, March 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new device that
you wear in your nose -- about the size of a contact lens and works
like a miniature air filter for a furnace -- might help filter out
pollen and other allergens and keep them out of your sinuses.
Gut Bacteria in Preemies Could Lead to Life-Threatening Infections
FRIDAY, March 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Babies born
prematurely are at risk for life-threatening bloodstream infections
called sepsis beginning 72 hours after they are born, according to
a new study.
Still Too Few Minority Participants in U.S. Clinical Trials, Study Finds
FRIDAY, March 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It's been 20 years
since Congress required that research funded by the U.S. National
Institutes of Health (NIH) include minorities, but non-whites still
account for less than 5 percent of clinical trial participants,
according to a new report.
How You Parent Is Partly Genetic, Study Suggests
FRIDAY, March 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Genes may play a
major role in parenting styles, according to a new study.
Health Highlights: March 21, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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