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Kids Can Get Migraines Too
Kids Can Get Migraines Too TUESDAY, Feb. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Migraines aren't just a problem for adults -- about 6 percent of children and more than one-quarter of teens aged 15 to 17 have migraines, according to the American Migraine Foundat...
Kids Living in 'Stroke Belt' Not More Likely to Have Stroke: Study
Kids Living in 'Stroke Belt' Not More Likely to Have Stroke: Study THURSDAY, Feb. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children who live in a region of the United States known as the "stroke belt" are not more likely to be hospitalized for stroke than those w...
Kidneys From HIV Donors May Be OK for HIV Patients, Study Finds
Kidneys From HIV Donors May Be OK for HIV Patients, Study Finds WEDNESDAY, Feb. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research from South Africa suggests that HIV may not be a barrier for kidney transplants between people infected with the virus that cause...
Keep Allergies in Mind When Planning Valentine's Day
Keep Allergies in Mind When Planning Valentine's Day FRIDAY, Jan. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When choosing a Valentine's Day present for your sweetheart, make sure it won't trigger an allergic reaction. "Chocolates and flowers are lovely, but not if...
Knee Pain While Using Stairs May Be First Sign of Arthritis
Knee Pain While Using Stairs May Be First Sign of Arthritis THURSDAY, Jan. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Having knee pain while using the stairs may be an early sign of arthritis, a new study suggests. "At present, we have little concept of 'early' ost...
Kidney Disease Treatment May Be Improving, Study Suggests
Kidney Disease Treatment May Be Improving, Study Suggests WEDNESDAY, Jan. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Despite a rising incidence of kidney disease, rates of kidney failure and related deaths are declining in the United States, according to a new repor...
Keeping Safe in a Big Freeze
Keeping Safe in a Big Freeze TUESDAY, Jan. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- As a new cold snap sends temperatures plunging across much of the United States, one expert offers tips on how to stay warm and safe. "With the proper knowledge and precautions, mo...
Knee Arthritis Drugs Beat Placebos, but Study Finds No Clear Winner
Knee Arthritis Drugs Beat Placebos, but Study Finds No Clear Winner TUESDAY, Jan. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Pain-relieving treatments for knee arthritis all work better than doing nothing -- but it's hard to point to a clear winner, a new research r...
Kids With Bedroom Smartphones Sleep Less: Study
Kids With Bedroom Smartphones Sleep Less: Study MONDAY, Jan. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A smartphone in a child's bedroom may undermine good sleep habits even more than a TV, new research suggests. A study of more than 2,000 elementary and middle-sch...
Keep Dogs and Cats Safe During Winter
Keep Dogs and Cats Safe During Winter SATURDAY, Dec. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Winter can be tough on dogs and cats, but there are a number of safe and effective ways you can help them get through the cold season, an expert says. "Sidewalks, drivew...