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Weight at First Pregnancy Linked to Complications Next Time
Weight at First Pregnancy Linked to Complications Next Time TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women with an unhealthy weight in a first pregnancy could be at greater risk for complications in their next pregnancy -- even if they're at a good ...
Well-Off, Active, Over 50? You May Be at Higher Risk for Problem Drinking
Well-Off, Active, Over 50? You May Be at Higher Risk for Problem Drinking THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Are you over 50, making a good income, physically healthy and active? A new British study suggests you might need to be wary of one p...
Women Descend Into Alzheimer's at Twice the Speed of Men: Study
Women Descend Into Alzheimer's at Twice the Speed of Men: Study TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women with mild thinking and memory problems -- known as mild cognitive impairment -- deteriorate twice as fast mentally as men with the same co...
When Bystanders Give CPR Right Away, Lives Are Saved, Study Shows
When Bystanders Give CPR Right Away, Lives Are Saved, Study Shows TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many lives could be saved if more people performed CPR immediately after seeing someone go into cardiac arrest, a new study contends. To come ...
Will Good Students Be Able to Sidestep Alzheimer's?
Will Good Students Be Able to Sidestep Alzheimer's? MONDAY, July 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Kids at the head of the class not only have better college and job prospects, they may also stave off Alzheimer's disease, two new studies suggest. People wi...
Why Skin Wrinkles More Around the Eyes
Why Skin Wrinkles More Around the Eyes FRIDAY, July 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Facial wrinkles -- such as so-called "laugh lines" or "crow's feet" -- are the bane of many aging adults. Now, new research on cadavers may offer some insight into why so...
Wars in Iraq, Afghanistan Left Hundreds of Children With Head Trauma
Wars in Iraq, Afghanistan Left Hundreds of Children With Head Trauma FRIDAY, July 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- At least 650 children sustained severe head injuries during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to a new study. About one-quarter of...
Wildfires May Spark Heart Hazards for Miles Around
Wildfires May Spark Heart Hazards for Miles Around WEDNESDAY, July 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Wildfires create air pollution that fuels the risk for heart hazards, including heart attacks, especially in older adults, researchers report. Wildfires th...
Wider Use of Statin Drugs Could Save Thousands More Lives: Report
Wider Use of Statin Drugs Could Save Thousands More Lives: Report TUESDAY, July 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New expert guidelines from two major cardiologists' groups may boost doctors' ability to spot patients who should take cholesterol-lowering st...
What's In a Name? For Newborns, Maybe Fewer Medical Errors
What's In a Name? For Newborns, Maybe Fewer Medical Errors MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Using more specific names for newborns may reduce hospital mix-ups by roughly a third, a new study suggests. Hospitals usually identify newborns by ge...