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More Young Adults Insured Since Passage of Affordable Care Act: Study
More Young Adults Insured Since Passage of Affordable Care Act: Study MONDAY, Sept. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The number of young Americans with health coverage increased after a provision in the Affordable Care Act enabled them to remain on their p...
Many U.S. Kids Missing Out on Preventive Care, CDC Says
Many U.S. Kids Missing Out on Preventive Care, CDC Says WEDNESDAY, Sept. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Most adults can remember the battery of health services they endured as kids: hearing and vision tests, dental exams, regular checkups and vaccinatio...
Mom's Response to Baby's Cry a Matter of Memory
Mom's Response to Baby's Cry a Matter of Memory WEDNESDAY, Sept. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A mother's response to her baby's crying may be influenced by her own childhood, a new study reports. The research involved 259 first-time mothers who were f...
Minority Neighborhoods Face Greater Exposure to Air Pollution
Minority Neighborhoods Face Greater Exposure to Air Pollution THURSDAY, Sept. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to air pollution can vary sharply by the ethnic or racial makeup of a community, according to a large, multistate study. The data showe...
Medications Plus Parent Training May Help Kids With Aggression, ADHD
Medications Plus Parent Training May Help Kids With Aggression, ADHD THURSDAY, Sept. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Combining two medications with parent training appears to improve anger, irritability and violent tendencies in children whose attention-...
More Evidence Ties Some Bone-Building Drugs to Rare Fractures
More Evidence Ties Some Bone-Building Drugs to Rare Fractures THURSDAY, Sept. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking osteoporosis drugs called bisphosphonates to help prevent fractures may carry a slight risk for unusual breaks in the thigh bone, Swedish ...
Music Lessons May Help Bridge 'Achievement Gap'
Music Lessons May Help Bridge 'Achievement Gap' WEDNESDAY, Sept. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A community music program for disadvantaged children boosted an important part of their brain development and function, according to a new study. The benefits...
Many Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Skip Meds: Study
Many Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Skip Meds: Study WEDNESDAY, Sept. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many patients with severe rheumatoid arthritis don't take their expensive medications as prescribed, a new British study finds. Failure to take the dr...
Melatonin Doesn't Curb Delirium After Surgery
Melatonin Doesn't Curb Delirium After Surgery TUESDAY, Sept. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Melatonin supplements did not reduce delirium in seniors who had surgery for hip fractures, a new study found. Many older hospital patients experience the sudden,...
More Global Help Needed to Fight Ebola Outbreak
More Global Help Needed to Fight Ebola Outbreak TUESDAY, Sept. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- As the Ebola outbreak continues to overwhelm health-care workers in three West African nations, medical experts from the United States and the United Nations ca...