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Frequent Dining Out Might Widen Your Waistline, Study Finds
Frequent Dining Out Might Widen Your Waistline, Study Finds FRIDAY, Oct. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Love to dine out? You could be at higher risk for becoming overweight and having poorer cholesterol levels than people who prefer to eat at home, a n...
For Infertility Treatment, Should He Drink Less Coffee, More Booze?
For Infertility Treatment, Should He Drink Less Coffee, More Booze? MONDAY, Oct. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A man's love of coffee could hamper the success of a couple's infertility treatment, a small new study suggests. But mild alcohol use by woul...
Fertility Treatments Aren't Significantly Linked to Birth Defects
Fertility Treatments Aren't Significantly Linked to Birth Defects WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of birth defects is low among children conceived using assisted reproductive technologies (ART), according to a new study. Research...
Few U.S. Hospitals Ready to Handle Ebola, Survey Finds
Few U.S. Hospitals Ready to Handle Ebola, Survey Finds FRIDAY, Oct. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Only about 6 percent of American hospitals have infection control procedures in place to effectively and safely handle Ebola patients, a new survey reveal...
Family Acceptance Key to Curbing Teen Suicides, Study Shows
Family Acceptance Key to Curbing Teen Suicides, Study Shows FRIDAY, Oct. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Family rejection could be potentially deadly for teens already at risk for suicide, a new study has found. When teens were followed six months after ...
For Ebola, No New Drugs Riding to the Rescue -- for Now
For Ebola, No New Drugs Riding to the Rescue -- for Now WEDNESDAY, Oct. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- There's no magic bullet in the foreseeable future for the treatment of people infected by Ebola, infectious-disease experts say. No one knows if any o...
Family Support Tied to Safer Sex for Young Gay Males: Study
Family Support Tied to Safer Sex for Young Gay Males: Study WEDNESDAY, Oct. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young gay and bisexual males are less likely to engage in riskier sex if their families are supportive of the way they live, a small new study rev...
Fried Foods Linked to Raised Risk of Diabetes in Pregnancy
Fried Foods Linked to Raised Risk of Diabetes in Pregnancy THURSDAY, Oct. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Regularly eating fried food before pregnancy may increase a woman's risk of developing diabetes during pregnancy, according to a new study. Researche...
FDA OKs Once-a-Day Drug for Chronic Hepatitis C
FDA OKs Once-a-Day Drug for Chronic Hepatitis C FRIDAY, Oct. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Harvoni, a daily pill that treats the most common form of hepatitis C, was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday. It's the first combinatio...
Five Major U.S. Airports to Screen Travelers From West Africa for Ebola
Five Major U.S. Airports to Screen Travelers From West Africa for Ebola WEDNESDAY, Oct. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Five major U.S. airports will begin screening travelers entering the country from the three West African nations hit hardest by the ong...