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Airport Screenings Miss Roughly Half of Sick Travelers: Study
Airport Screenings Miss Roughly Half of Sick Travelers: Study FRIDAY, Feb. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Airport screenings for infectious diseases often miss 50 percent or more of sick travelers, mostly because people do not tell the truth about their...
Any Exercise Is Good, But Higher-Intensity May Be Better
Any Exercise Is Good, But Higher-Intensity May Be Better MONDAY, March 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For people who are obese and sedentary, any exercise can help trim belly fat, but it may take a bit more effort to get other health benefits, a new stud...
About 7 Percent of Kids Worldwide Have ADHD: Study
About 7 Percent of Kids Worldwide Have ADHD: Study TUESDAY, March 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- About 7 percent of children worldwide have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new research concludes. This estimate -- which differs significan...
Another Study Finds Mediterranean Diet May Cut Heart Risks
Another Study Finds Mediterranean Diet May Cut Heart Risks WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Closely following the Mediterranean diet can significantly lower your risk of heart disease, another study suggests. The study included more than 2...
Additives in Processed Foods May Alter Gut Bacteria
Additives in Processed Foods May Alter Gut Bacteria WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A common ingredient in many processed foods might increase the risk of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and metabolic syndrome, a new study in mice sugges...
After Blowing Their Stack, a Heart Attack
After Blowing Their Stack, a Heart Attack TUESDAY, Feb. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Intense anger or anxiety greatly increases the risk of heart attack, a new study warns. "While the absolute risk of any one anger episode triggering a heart attack is...
ADHD May Raise Odds for Premature Death
ADHD May Raise Odds for Premature Death WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more than twice as likely to die prematurely as those without the common disorder, a new study finds. ...
A Doctor's Advice, a Patient's Race Influence Flu Shot Rates
A Doctor's Advice, a Patient's Race Influence Flu Shot Rates TUESDAY, Feb. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A doctor's recommendation and a patient's race may play a big role in whether or not people get an annual flu shot, new research reveals. Researche...
A Little Fat, Sugar OK for Kids If Diet Is Healthy: Study
A Little Fat, Sugar OK for Kids If Diet Is Healthy: Study MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cutting junk food from kids' diets is important, but if a little sugar and fat helps them eat their veggies, that's a good trade-off, a leading group o...
Aspirin 'Resistance' May Make for Worse Strokes: Study
Aspirin 'Resistance' May Make for Worse Strokes: Study MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who are "resistant" to aspirin may be at risk for larger, more severe strokes, South Korean researchers report. Doctors often prescribe low-dose as...