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U.S. Teens Waiting Longer to Have Sex: CDC
U.S. Teens Waiting Longer to Have Sex: CDC WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Less than half of U.S. teenagers aged 15 to 19 are having sex, a rate dramatically lower than it was a quarter-century ago, a new federal government report shows. ...
U.S. Health Officials Examine Pot-Linked Death in Colorado
U.S. Health Officials Examine Pot-Linked Death in Colorado THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health officials on Thursday revisited the first reported marijuana-linked death in Colorado since voters there legalized recreational use of t...
U.S. Oncologists Decry High Cost of Cancer Drugs
U.S. Oncologists Decry High Cost of Cancer Drugs THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Soaring costs for cancer drugs are hurting patient care in the United States, a group of top oncologists claim. "High cancer-drug prices are affecting the car...
U.S. Hospitals May Often Miss Signs of Child Abuse
U.S. Hospitals May Often Miss Signs of Child Abuse MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many U.S. hospitals may miss an opportunity to detect physical abuse in babies and toddlers, a new study reveals. The study, of more than 300 hospitals nation...
U.S. FDA Approves New Drug for Schizophrenia, Major Depression
U.S. FDA Approves New Drug for Schizophrenia, Major Depression MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new drug to treat schizophrenia and depression has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Rexulti (brexpiprazole) tablets can b...
Uric Acid May Limit Stroke Disability In Women
Uric Acid May Limit Stroke Disability In Women THURSDAY, July 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who suffer a stroke may have better odds of recovering without disabilities if they're given uric acid along with standard "clot-busting" medication, a new...
Uncontrolled Diabetes May Boost Dementia Risk
Uncontrolled Diabetes May Boost Dementia Risk THURSDAY, July 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Diabetes patients with high rates of complications from the disease may face increased risk for dementia, a new study suggests. "We found that as diabetes progres...
Unapproved Ear Drops Targeted by FDA
Unapproved Ear Drops Targeted by FDA WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The prescription drops your child is using for ear pain could be among 16 unapproved medications targeted this week by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. These drugs,...
Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pills Offer Little Benefit: Study
Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pills Offer Little Benefit: Study TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Under-the-tongue pills for hay fever sufferers provide little symptom relief and often come with bothersome side effects, new research finds. Under...
Umbilical Cord 'Milking' May Help Preemies Delivered by C-Section
Umbilical Cord 'Milking' May Help Preemies Delivered by C-Section TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Gently massaging the umbilical cords of preterm infants delivered by C-section may improve their blood pressure, boost blood flow and increase...