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Memory Slips in Senior Years May Signal Dementia Risk
Memory Slips in Senior Years May Signal Dementia Risk WEDNESDAY, Sept. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Healthy elderly people who begin reporting memory lapses are significantly more likely to be diagnosed with dementia roughly a decade later, new resear...
Many Kids With ADHD May Be Missing Out on Talk Therapy
Many Kids With ADHD May Be Missing Out on Talk Therapy THURSDAY, Sept. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Only one of four American children who has health insurance and has been prescribed medication to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...
Many Parents Use Online Ratings to Pick a Pediatrician, Study Finds
Many Parents Use Online Ratings to Pick a Pediatrician, Study Finds MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Pediatricians, take note: Many American parents are aware of online physician-rating sites, and more than one-quarter have used them to choo...
More Schools Stocking Shots That Counter Serious Allergic Reactions
More Schools Stocking Shots That Counter Serious Allergic Reactions FRIDAY, Sept. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More states are passing legislation permitting or requiring schools to stock the medication epinephrine to use for any child having a severe...
Mentors May Steer Young People Toward More Rewarding Careers
Mentors May Steer Young People Toward More Rewarding Careers THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teens and young adults who've been mentored may be more likely to get a job that provides them with greater responsibility and independence early...
Major U.S. Food Makers Cut 6.4 Trillion Calories From Products: Report
Major U.S. Food Makers Cut 6.4 Trillion Calories From Products: Report WEDNESDAY, Sept. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Sixteen major food and beverage companies have made good on their pledge to cut calories in their U.S. products, a new report finds. T...
More Than One Kind of Message May Convince Smokers to Quit, Study Says
More Than One Kind of Message May Convince Smokers to Quit, Study Says WEDNESDAY, Sept. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Positive messages about the health benefits of quitting smoking may help some people kick the habit, a new study suggests. Although sm...
Most Treatments for Blood Clots Appear Safe, Effective
Most Treatments for Blood Clots Appear Safe, Effective TUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Almost all the various treatment options for blood clots that form in veins are equally safe and effective, new research shows. In exploring the safety ...
Modern Forensics Provides Clues to Death of Richard III
Modern Forensics Provides Clues to Death of Richard III TUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Modern forensic techniques are shedding light on a 500-year-old mystery: Which battlefield injuries might have killed King Richard III, the last Englis...
Movantik Approved for Constipation From Opioids
Movantik Approved for Constipation From Opioids TUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Movantik (naloxegol) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat opioid-induced constipation, the agency said Tuesday. Opioids are powe...