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Aspirin 'Resistance' May Make for Worse Strokes: Study
Aspirin 'Resistance' May Make for Worse Strokes: Study MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who are "resistant" to aspirin may be at risk for larger, more severe strokes, South Korean researchers report. Doctors often prescribe low-dose as...
Arsenic in Well Water Can Raise Level in Baby Formula: Study
Arsenic in Well Water Can Raise Level in Baby Formula: Study MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The water used to mix baby formula plays the biggest role in whether formula-fed babies are exposed to increased levels of arsenic, according to a n...
A Little Fat, Sugar OK for Kids If Diet Is Healthy: Study
A Little Fat, Sugar OK for Kids If Diet Is Healthy: Study MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cutting junk food from kids' diets is important, but if a little sugar and fat helps them eat their veggies, that's a good trade-off, a leading group o...
A Doctor's Advice, a Patient's Race Influence Flu Shot Rates
A Doctor's Advice, a Patient's Race Influence Flu Shot Rates TUESDAY, Feb. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A doctor's recommendation and a patient's race may play a big role in whether or not people get an annual flu shot, new research reveals. Researche...
After Blowing Their Stack, a Heart Attack
After Blowing Their Stack, a Heart Attack TUESDAY, Feb. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Intense anger or anxiety greatly increases the risk of heart attack, a new study warns. "While the absolute risk of any one anger episode triggering a heart attack is...
ADHD May Raise Odds for Premature Death
ADHD May Raise Odds for Premature Death WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more than twice as likely to die prematurely as those without the common disorder, a new study finds. ...
Additives in Processed Foods May Alter Gut Bacteria
Additives in Processed Foods May Alter Gut Bacteria WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A common ingredient in many processed foods might increase the risk of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and metabolic syndrome, a new study in mice sugges...
Airport Screenings Miss Roughly Half of Sick Travelers: Study
Airport Screenings Miss Roughly Half of Sick Travelers: Study FRIDAY, Feb. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Airport screenings for infectious diseases often miss 50 percent or more of sick travelers, mostly because people do not tell the truth about their...
Americans Still Divided Over Obamacare
Americans Still Divided Over Obamacare THURSDAY, Feb. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The Affordable Care Act remains one of the most significant -- and controversial -- achievements of President Barack Obama's presidency. And Americans remain deeply div...
Are Too Many Prostate Cancer Patients Receiving Treatment?
Are Too Many Prostate Cancer Patients Receiving Treatment? THURSDAY, Feb. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that a wait-and-watch approach for prostate cancer isn't being used often enough, and that more men are being treated than may...