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Dogs Can Get Jealous, Too
Dogs Can Get Jealous, Too WEDNESDAY, July 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Jealousy may not be the sole domain of humans, with new research showing dogs can get downright possessive when it comes to the love of their master. When their owners showed affec...
Dangerous Use of Growth Hormone Surges Among U.S. Teens
Dangerous Use of Growth Hormone Surges Among U.S. Teens WEDNESDAY, July 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of U.S. teens are using synthetic human growth hormone (hGH) to boost their muscles and athletic ability, a new study finds. The perc...
Diet Changes Can Alter Gut Bacteria, Study Says
Diet Changes Can Alter Gut Bacteria, Study Says FRIDAY, July 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Dietary changes can dramatically alter the balance of bacteria in the gut on a daily basis, according to a new study. These fluctuations could lead to monitoring...
Distractions Seem More Troublesome With Age
Distractions Seem More Troublesome With Age FRIDAY, July 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors are more easily distracted during thinking and memory tasks than younger people, a new study finds. "Almost any type of memory test administered reveals a de...
Don't Let Kids Drink Pool Water
Don't Let Kids Drink Pool Water SATURDAY, July 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Pools can provide much-needed relief from the summer heat, but kids can make themselves sick if they swallow too much chlorinated water, experts warn. Amid the splashing and e...
Doctors Urge Meningitis Shots for Vulnerable Infants, Children
Doctors Urge Meningitis Shots for Vulnerable Infants, Children MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Infants and children who are at risk of contracting meningitis because of specific health problems should be vaccinated against the infection, acc...
Dieting at Young Age Often Backfires, Study Says
Dieting at Young Age Often Backfires, Study Says TUESDAY, July 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Dieting at a young age might set the stage for harmful health habits, including eating disorders, according to new research. Surveys of college-age women condu...
Drug-Resistant Superbug Increasing in Southeast U.S. Hospitals
Drug-Resistant Superbug Increasing in Southeast U.S. Hospitals FRIDAY, July 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Community hospitals in the southeastern United States have seen a fivefold increase in the number of cases of a dangerous drug-resistant superbug ...
Delayed Retirements May Forestall Predicted Nursing Shortage
Delayed Retirements May Forestall Predicted Nursing Shortage THURSDAY, July 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The nation's supply of registered nurses has been growing faster than expected, largely because baby boomers in nursing are working longer than ev...
Donating a Kidney May Carry Hidden Insurance Costs
Donating a Kidney May Carry Hidden Insurance Costs WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who have donated a kidney may have difficulty getting or changing life and health insurance coverage, a new study finds. That could reduce the numbe...