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Many Breast Cancer Patients Lack Info on Their Cancer
Many Breast Cancer Patients Lack Info on Their Cancer MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many women with breast cancer lack basic knowledge about their disease, such as their cancer stage and other characteristics, according to a new study. The...
Morphine After Tonsillectomy Tied to Breathing Problems in Study
Morphine After Tonsillectomy Tied to Breathing Problems in Study MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Using morphine at home to treat pain in children after tonsil and/or adenoid removal may cause life-threatening respiratory problems, according ...
Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids
Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Parents might order fewer calories for their children if menus included calorie counts or information on how much walking would be required to burn of...
MRI Improves Prostate Cancer Biopsy Accuracy, Study Finds
MRI Improves Prostate Cancer Biopsy Accuracy, Study Finds TUESDAY, Jan. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Prostate biopsies that combine MRI technology with ultrasound appear to give men better information regarding the seriousness of their cancer, a new s...
More Than 2 Million Years of Life Saved With Organ Transplants, Experts Estimate
More Than 2 Million Years of Life Saved With Organ Transplants, Experts Estimate WEDNESDAY, Jan. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Organ transplants have saved more than 2 million years of life in the United States over 25 years, new research shows. But le...
Muscle Weakness Affects 1 in 5 Americans Over 80
Muscle Weakness Affects 1 in 5 Americans Over 80 WEDNESDAY, Jan. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Almost 1 in 5 Americans 80 and older has weak strength in their muscles, according to new research from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ...
More Evidence That Boxing Can Lead to Brain Damage
More Evidence That Boxing Can Lead to Brain Damage THURSDAY, Jan. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Another study supports the notion that repeated blows to the head in boxing or the martial arts can damage the brain. The study, led by Dr. Charles Bernick ...
More Measles Cases Seen in January Than in Typical Year: CDC
More Measles Cases Seen in January Than in Typical Year: CDC THURSDAY, Jan. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The United States has seen more cases of measles in January than it usually does in an entire year, federal health officials said Thursday. A tota...
Many U.S. Girls Aren't Getting HPV Vaccine, Study Finds
Many U.S. Girls Aren't Getting HPV Vaccine, Study Finds FRIDAY, Jan. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Only about half of American girls begin receiving the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine at the recommended age, a new study finds. HPV is believed to ca...
Many Parents Too Quick to Switch Child Car Seats, Study Finds
Many Parents Too Quick to Switch Child Car Seats, Study Finds FRIDAY, Jan. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly three-quarters of American parents place their children in forward-facing car seats before it's safe to do so, a new study reveals. Guidelin...