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For Heart Attack Survivors, More Exercise Isn't Always Better, Study Says
For Heart Attack Survivors, More Exercise Isn't Always Better, Study Says TUESDAY, Aug. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Heart attack survivors are encouraged to exercise regularly to improve their cardiac health, but new research suggests there's a point...
FDA Approves New Kind of Insomnia Drug
FDA Approves New Kind of Insomnia Drug WEDNESDAY, Aug. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new prescription insomnia drug that's the first of its kind was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday. Belsomra (suvorexant) tablets are app...
Fewer Unmarried Women Having Children, CDC Reports
Fewer Unmarried Women Having Children, CDC Reports WEDNESDAY, Aug. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer unmarried America women are having babies, with the notable exception of those who are over 35, federal health officials reported Wednesday. Births o...
Full Recovery Possible for 2 U.S. Ebola Patients
Full Recovery Possible for 2 U.S. Ebola Patients FRIDAY, Aug. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The two American aid workers being treated for Ebola virus face a long, hard road to full recovery, but shouldn't endure long-term illness or disability because...
For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist Long-Term, Study Finds
For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist Long-Term, Study Finds TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking while pregnant or around an infant has long been linked to development of asthma and allergies in young children. Now, researchers ha...
Fitness May Boost Kids' Brainpower
Fitness May Boost Kids' Brainpower TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise and brainpower in children may not seem closely related, but a small new study hints that fitness may supercharge kids' minds. The finding doesn't prove that fitnes...
For Breech Baby, C-Section May Be Safer Option: Study
For Breech Baby, C-Section May Be Safer Option: Study MONDAY, Aug. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Breech babies are much more likely to die during vaginal delivery compared with cesarean section, according to a new study. Breech deliveries -- when the b...
Front-of-Head Hits Blamed for Nearly Half of Young Football Player Concussions
Front-of-Head Hits Blamed for Nearly Half of Young Football Player Concussions MONDAY, Aug. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- High school football players are more likely to lose consciousness after concussions if they get hit at the top of the head compar...
FDA Approves Highly Accurate At-Home Colon Cancer Test
FDA Approves Highly Accurate At-Home Colon Cancer Test MONDAY, Aug. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved a new at-home, DNA-based stool test that screens for colorectal cancer with more than 90 percent ...
First Ebola Vaccine Could Be Less Than a Year Away, Scientist Says
First Ebola Vaccine Could Be Less Than a Year Away, Scientist Says FRIDAY, Aug. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A vaccine for the deadly Ebola virus could become a reality in less than a year, one expert says. As the death toll in the Ebola outbreak in We...