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Malnutrition Threatens Many U.S. Seniors Seen at ERs
Malnutrition Threatens Many U.S. Seniors Seen at ERs WEDNESDAY, Aug. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More than half of American seniors seen at emergency departments are either malnourished or at risk for malnutrition, a new study reveals. Among ER patie...
Many Expectant Moms Don't Get Steroids That Protect Preterm Babies
Many Expectant Moms Don't Get Steroids That Protect Preterm Babies WEDNESDAY, Aug. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Only half of eligible women in low- and middle-income countries at risk for preterm birth receive an inexpensive drug that seems to help pr...
Many Shift Workers Use Drugs to Sleep, Stay Awake, Study Finds
Many Shift Workers Use Drugs to Sleep, Stay Awake, Study Finds WEDNESDAY, Aug. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many shift workers take drugs to sleep or stay awake despite lingering questions about their benefits and risks, researchers report. The study ...
More Employers Moving to High-Deductible Health Plans
More Employers Moving to High-Deductible Health Plans FRIDAY, Aug. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans with job-based health insurance will face costlier deductibles next year as more large employers embrace or expand so-called consumer-direct...
More Children Hit by Cars in September, Experts Say
More Children Hit by Cars in September, Experts Say MONDAY, Aug. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More children are hit by cars during September than any other month of the year, according to Safe Kids Worldwide. This means that parents, drivers and other...
Many With Schizophrenia Say They're Happy: Study
Many With Schizophrenia Say They're Happy: Study TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Even though schizophrenia is one of the most severe forms of mental illness, nearly 40 percent of people with the disorder say they're happy, new research cont...
Many Women Who Have Mastectomy Don't Get Breast Reconstruction: Study
Many Women Who Have Mastectomy Don't Get Breast Reconstruction: Study WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Breast reconstruction after a mastectomy has long been an option, but a new study shows that only about 42 percent of women choose it. "...
Man's Rare Condition May Open Door to New Alzheimer's Treatments
Man's Rare Condition May Open Door to New Alzheimer's Treatments MONDAY, Aug. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A man with a rare disease has shown scientists that there might be a different way to try to halt the devastating damage of Alzheimer's disease....
Mutant Gene Spurs Dangerous Heart Condition in Newfoundland Dogs: Study
Mutant Gene Spurs Dangerous Heart Condition in Newfoundland Dogs: Study FRIDAY, Aug. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have pinpointed a gene mutation that causes a potentially deadly heart condition in Newfoundland dogs. The inherited condition...
Millions Given Access to Breast, Cervical Cancer Screening: CDC
Millions Given Access to Breast, Cervical Cancer Screening: CDC THURSDAY, Aug. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of American women have benefited from a breast and cervical cancer screening program offered by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control an...