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Hundreds With HIV Could Donate Organs to Others With HIV: Study
Hundreds With HIV Could Donate Organs to Others With HIV: Study THURSDAY, May 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly 400 HIV-positive potential organ donors in the United States could donate organs each year to HIV-positive people waiting for transplants...
Health Tip: Care for Your Mattress
Health Tip: Care for Your Mattress (HealthDay News) -- Proper care of your mattress can help you get a longer and healthier night's sleep. The National Sleep Foundation offers these suggestions to extend the life of your mattress: Rotate both your mat...
Health Tip: Cutting Down on Cholesterol in Kids' Diets
Health Tip: Cutting Down on Cholesterol in Kids' Diets (HealthDay News) -- Stocking your kitchen with heart-healthy foods goes a long way toward trimming the fat and cholesterol from your child's diet. The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests: Feed...
How Safe Is Exercise for Those With Common Irregular Heartbeat?
How Safe Is Exercise for Those With Common Irregular Heartbeat? FRIDAY, May 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- "Safe" levels of exercise differ for men and women with the common heart rhythm disorder known as atrial fibrillation, new research reports. Using...
Health Tip: Coping With Diarrhea From Chemo
Health Tip: Coping With Diarrhea From Chemo (HealthDay News) -- Chemotherapy treatment can lead to a host of digestive problems, including diarrhea. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggests: Eat smaller meals more frequently. To replace the sal...
Health Tip: The Effects of Long-Term Alcohol Abuse
Health Tip: The Effects of Long-Term Alcohol Abuse (HealthDay News) -- Chronic excessive drinking can take a major toll on your health. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention mentions these possible examples: Increased likelihood of high ...
Health Highlights: May 15, 2015
Health Highlights: May 15, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Jeni's Resumes Ice Cream Production Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams has resumed production after a recall prompted by th...
Hormone Therapy for Menopause Linked to Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Hormone Therapy for Menopause Linked to Gastrointestinal Bleeding MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Hormone replacement therapy to relieve menopausal symptoms may raise the risk a bit for serious lower intestinal bleeding, a new study suggests....
Health Tip: Set Regular Eating Times for the Family
Health Tip: Set Regular Eating Times for the Family (HealthDay News) -- A regular meal schedule can help the whole family maintain normal weight and practice healthy eating habits. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends: Set a specific time for...
Health Tip: Swimming Pools Can Harbor Germs
Health Tip: Swimming Pools Can Harbor Germs (HealthDay News) -- While most swimming pools contain chemicals to help kill germs, these germ-destroyers may not be 100 percent effective all the time. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention re...