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Access to Doctors Eases in Michigan After Obamacare
Access to Doctors Eases in Michigan After Obamacare WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Getting a doctor's appointment in Michigan actually became easier after Medicaid was expanded, even though hundreds of thousands of people became newly in...
Added Radiation May Help Some With Early Breast Cancer
Added Radiation May Help Some With Early Breast Cancer WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Some women who have surgery for early stage breast cancer may benefit from additional radiation to nearby lymph nodes, two new clinical trials suggest....
Americans Becoming More Accepting of Gays, Lesbians, Study Finds
Americans Becoming More Accepting of Gays, Lesbians, Study Finds MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Bias against gays and lesbians is falling among Americans, a new study finds. "Many people have this gut feeling that our culture has changed. W...
After Breast Cancer, Many in Appalachia Say No to Lifesaving Drugs
After Breast Cancer, Many in Appalachia Say No to Lifesaving Drugs MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- About one-third of breast cancer survivors in the Appalachian region of the United States do not take potentially lifesaving drugs, even thoug...
Are Hospitals Overusing Neonatal Intensive Care?
Are Hospitals Overusing Neonatal Intensive Care? MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new report finds that more babies are being treated in neonatal intensive care units at many U.S. hospitals, and the infants are bigger and less premature. Wh...
Autism Care Costs Could Hit $500 Billion by 2025: Study
Autism Care Costs Could Hit $500 Billion by 2025: Study WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The annual cost of caring for Americans with autism might reach $500 billion by 2025, a new study estimates, with outside estimates approaching $1 tri...
Antibiotic May Lower Effect of Some Blood Thinners
Antibiotic May Lower Effect of Some Blood Thinners TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The antibiotic dicloxacillin may lessen the effects of some blood-thinning medications, new research shows. "The surprise in the study was just how much of a...
Antibiotics Myths Still Common Among Parents
Antibiotics Myths Still Common Among Parents MONDAY, July 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many American parents still have misconceptions about when their children should receive antibiotics and what the medications do, a new study finds. Looking at data...
As Baby Boomers Age, Alzheimer's Rates Will Soar
As Baby Boomers Age, Alzheimer's Rates Will Soar MONDAY, July 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The number of people with Alzheimer's disease is set to skyrocket in the United States due to the aging of the baby-boom generation, and the cost of caring for ...
Activity in Genes, Immune Cells Tied to Cancer Survival in Study
Activity in Genes, Immune Cells Tied to Cancer Survival in Study MONDAY, July 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A cancer patient's chances of survival seem to depend partly on activity in specific genes and immune system cells, a new study suggests. Using ...