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Action-Packed TV a Threat to Your Waistline?
Action-Packed TV a Threat to Your Waistline? MONDAY, Sept. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Watching action shows on TV may be bad for your waistline, a new study contends. People eat much more snack food while watching action films and programs than somet...
Air in U.S. Cities Getting Cleaner, EPA Says
Air in U.S. Cities Getting Cleaner, EPA Says THURSDAY, Aug. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The air in American cities is getting safer to breathe, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reported Thursday. Significant progress has been made in reducing...
Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some
Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking the widely used antibiotic clarithromycin may boost some patients' odds of dying from heart-related causes, a new study suggests. Because millions of people ...
All Pregnant Women Need Flu Shot: Ob/Gyn Group
All Pregnant Women Need Flu Shot: Ob/Gyn Group TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A group representing U.S. obstetricians is calling for all pregnant women to get a flu shot. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists...
Avastin Approved for Late-Stage Cervical Cancer
Avastin Approved for Late-Stage Cervical Cancer FRIDAY, Aug. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The anti-cancer drug Avastin (bevacizumab) has been newly approved to treat aggressive and late-stage cervical cancer, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said...
Are We Overdoing Salt Restrictions?
Are We Overdoing Salt Restrictions? WEDNESDAY, Aug. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It's long been known that eating too much salt will raise your blood pressure, but a comprehensive global study now says that too little salt in your diet also can harm y...
Acidic Drinks Can Damage Kids' Teeth Permanently, Expert Warns
Acidic Drinks Can Damage Kids' Teeth Permanently, Expert Warns MONDAY, Aug. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- High acidity levels in soft drinks, fruit juice and sports beverages pose a threat to youngsters' teeth, a new study reports. "Our research has sh...
Abuse of Prescription Painkillers on the Rise Among High School Athletes: Survey
Abuse of Prescription Painkillers on the Rise Among High School Athletes: Survey MONDAY, Aug. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Abuse of prescription painkillers is on the rise among high school athletes, and football players are among the worst offenders, ...
Adults Who've Abused Alcohol May Be at Risk for Memory Problems
Adults Who've Abused Alcohol May Be at Risk for Memory Problems WEDNESDAY, July 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Middle-aged adults with a history of alcohol abuse are more than twice as likely as others to develop severe memory problems later in life, ac...
Annual COPD Costs To Hit $49 Billion by 2020: CDC
Annual COPD Costs To Hit $49 Billion by 2020: CDC WEDNESDAY, July 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Medical costs for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in the United States are more than $32 billion each year, according to new research from the ...