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Doctors Aren't Discussing Sex With Heart Attack Survivors
Doctors Aren't Discussing Sex With Heart Attack Survivors MONDAY, Dec. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- After suffering cardiac arrest, Karen Englert recalled that her doctors freely dispensed advice about not lifting milk jugs, not driving, not showering...
Drug Interactions Common Among Hospitalized Kids, Study Says
Drug Interactions Common Among Hospitalized Kids, Study Says MONDAY, Dec. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When children land in the hospital, they are often given multiple drugs that could interact with each other in potentially harmful ways, a study of ...
Does High-Fructose Corn Syrup Make People Hungrier?
Does High-Fructose Corn Syrup Make People Hungrier? WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Fructose -- a kind of sugar found in a wide variety of foods and beverages -- may encourage overeating, new research suggests. Fructose may be best known ...
Does The Doctor Speak Your Language?
Does The Doctor Speak Your Language? TUESDAY, Dec. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People applying to become medical residents in the United States speak a wide range of non-English languages, but many aren't the languages spoken by patients with limited ...
Daily Statin Might Raise Your Risk for Cataracts: Study
Daily Statin Might Raise Your Risk for Cataracts: Study FRIDAY, Dec. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking a statin to lower your cholesterol may raise your risk of developing cataracts, Canadian researchers report. While statins such as Zocor, Crestor a...
Did Columbus Really Bring Syphilis to Europe?
Did Columbus Really Bring Syphilis to Europe? WEDNESDAY, Dec. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study is intensifying the debate over whether Christopher Columbus or his crews brought syphilis from the New World to Europe, setting the stage for hundre...
Don't Let Chronic Heartburn Spoil Your Thanksgiving Feast
Don't Let Chronic Heartburn Spoil Your Thanksgiving Feast THURSDAY, Nov. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Planning on seconds at Thanksgiving Day dinner this year? If you suffer from chronic heartburn -- clinically known as gastroesophageal reflux disease...
Don't Let High Altitude Ruin Your Holiday Trip
Don't Let High Altitude Ruin Your Holiday Trip WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When you're planning your holiday get-away, don't forget to factor high altitude into your vacation sports -- such as skiing or hiking, a sports medicine speci...
Daily Physical Activity May Help Lower Parkinson's Risk
Daily Physical Activity May Help Lower Parkinson's Risk TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A moderate amount of physical activity in your daily life may reduce your risk of Parkinson's disease, according to a new study. "We found that a medium...
Daily Aspirin Fails to Help Older Hearts in Japanese Study
Daily Aspirin Fails to Help Older Hearts in Japanese Study MONDAY, Nov. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Daily low-dose aspirin therapy may not have significant heart-health benefits for older people, new research suggests. The study, which involved more ...