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Red Cross Urges Americans to Give Blood During Fourth of July
Red Cross Urges Americans to Give Blood During Fourth of July WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans make plans for the Fourth of July holiday, and the American Red Cross is hoping many of them will also consider donating blood or ...
Rapid Response Guidelines May Improve Children's Stroke Care
Rapid Response Guidelines May Improve Children's Stroke Care THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A rapid response plan for children who visit the emergency room with stroke-like symptoms can help doctors make a faster diagnosis, new research su...
Resuming Blood Pressure Meds After Surgery Linked to Better Outcomes
Resuming Blood Pressure Meds After Surgery Linked to Better Outcomes THURSDAY, June 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with high blood pressure who resume taking their medication soon after surgery may have a lower risk of complications and death, a n...
Rise in Colon Cancer Screening After Obamacare, Study Finds
Rise in Colon Cancer Screening After Obamacare, Study Finds THURSDAY, June 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The Affordable Care Act, often called "Obamacare," may have helped boost rates of colon cancer screening among poorer Americans, a new study suggest...
Rise in Deaths Even When Smog Is Below EPA Standard: Study
Rise in Deaths Even When Smog Is Below EPA Standard: Study WEDNESDAY, June 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Death rates among people older than 65 appear to be affected by air pollution, even when the air they breathe meets current standards, researchers s...
Recent Hospitalization Might Raise Blood Infection Risk, Study Says
Recent Hospitalization Might Raise Blood Infection Risk, Study Says WEDNESDAY, June 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A routine hospital stay may put older adults at risk for a potentially deadly condition called sepsis, according to a new study. Sepsis is ...
Risk to Baby From Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy Is Small, Study Says
Risk to Baby From Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy Is Small, Study Says TUESDAY, June 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Babies born to mothers taking antidepressants in late pregnancy may be slightly more likely to develop a rare circulation disorder, a new ...
Rapamune Approved for Rare Lung Disease
Rapamune Approved for Rare Lung Disease FRIDAY, May 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Rapamune (sirolimus) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat a rare, progressive lung disease that mostly affects women of childbearing age. L...
Rugby Player's Head Injuries Linked to Brain Decline
Rugby Player's Head Injuries Linked to Brain Decline FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Add rugby to the sports that can lead to degenerative brain disease, a new study suggests. The first case of a rugby player who died from chronic traumatic e...
Researchers Report Progress in Making All Blood Types Universally Accepted
Researchers Report Progress in Making All Blood Types Universally Accepted THURSDAY, May 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists are closing in on a way to transform any type of donated blood into type O, the universal blood type that can safely be gi...