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Does Long-Term Acetaminophen Use Raise Health Risks?
Does Long-Term Acetaminophen Use Raise Health Risks? MONDAY, March 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Acetaminophen may not be as safe as previously thought, with larger doses and long-term use linked to increased risk of health problems, a new report conten...
Do Heart Surgery Patients Get Too Many Blood Tests?
Do Heart Surgery Patients Get Too Many Blood Tests? MONDAY, March 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The high number of blood tests done before and after heart surgery can sometimes lead to excessive blood loss, possibly causing anemia and the need for a blo...
Doctors Often Yield to Parents' Requests to Delay Kids' Vaccines
Doctors Often Yield to Parents' Requests to Delay Kids' Vaccines MONDAY, March 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors commonly get requests from parents to delay young children's vaccinations -- and despite their better judgment, they often give in, a ne...
Drug May Help Some Breast Cancer Patients Avoid Early Menopause
Drug May Help Some Breast Cancer Patients Avoid Early Menopause WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Breast cancer chemotherapy can trigger an unfortunate side effect for some patients -- early menopause. But a new study suggests that adding t...
Decrease in Air Pollution Tied to Healthier Lungs in Children
Decrease in Air Pollution Tied to Healthier Lungs in Children WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children in southern California may be breathing easier these days compared with the 1990s, thanks to a big reduction in air pollution, a new st...
Divorce May Be More Likely When Wives Get Sick
Divorce May Be More Likely When Wives Get Sick THURSDAY, March 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- That part of the marriage vows where couples pledge to stay together "in sickness and in health" may be heeded more by wives than husbands, new research suggest...
Dangerous C. Difficile Germ Infects 500,000 Americans a Year: CDC
Dangerous C. Difficile Germ Infects 500,000 Americans a Year: CDC WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Almost half a million Americans were infected with the bacteria Clostridium difficile in 2011, and 29,000 died within a month of diagnosis, ...
Did PSA Test's Decline Spur Rise in Prostate Cancers?
Did PSA Test's Decline Spur Rise in Prostate Cancers? TUESDAY, Feb. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. recommendations against the PSA test for prostate cancer might have prompted a small but measurable increase in the number of higher-risk cases diagn...
Doctors Less Likely to Divorce, Study Finds
Doctors Less Likely to Divorce, Study Finds THURSDAY, Feb. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors appear less likely to get divorced than most other health care professionals, a new study finds. "It's been speculated that doctors are more likely to be d...
Doctors Pinpoint Why Child Who Appeared Free of HIV Suffered Relapse
Doctors Pinpoint Why Child Who Appeared Free of HIV Suffered Relapse WEDNESDAY, Feb. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- HIV hid deep inside a young Mississippi girl born with the virus who suffered a disappointing relapse last July, after more than two year...