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Full-Time Job May Disrupt Breast-Feeding Plans
Full-Time Job May Disrupt Breast-Feeding Plans FRIDAY, July 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New mothers who return to work full-time are less likely to stick with their breast-feeding goals than those who go back to work part-time, a new study finds. "Su...
Food Safety Tips for the Summer
Food Safety Tips for the Summer FRIDAY, July 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Backyard barbeques, picnics and outdoor parties are common throughout the summer, but warm weather makes food safety a lot more challenging. Bacteria in food can grow at a faste...
FDA Advisers Weigh Risks of Procedure for Removal of Uterine Fibroids
FDA Advisers Weigh Risks of Procedure for Removal of Uterine Fibroids SATURDAY, July 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- There's no way to guarantee that a surgical technique used to grind up uterine growths and remove them through tiny incisions won't incre...
Feeding Fido Raw Pet Food a Risky Choice: FDA
Feeding Fido Raw Pet Food a Risky Choice: FDA TUESDAY, July 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- You may think you're doing what's best for your beloved pets when you feed them raw food, but you're actually putting their health -- and yours -- at risk, the U.S...
FDA Approves Inhaled Diabetes Medication
FDA Approves Inhaled Diabetes Medication SATURDAY, June 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with type 1 or 2 diabetes now have a new means of getting their medication, with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval on Friday of the first inhale...
For Heat Stroke Victims, Cool First, Then Transport
For Heat Stroke Victims, Cool First, Then Transport FRIDAY, June 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- As the hottest months of the year approach, experts are urging coaches and paramedics to change how they treat athletes suffering from heat stroke. New guide...
For Young Kids, Nasal Spray Beats Needle for Flu Immunization
For Young Kids, Nasal Spray Beats Needle for Flu Immunization THURSDAY, June 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Good news for needle-phobic kids everywhere: U.S. health experts say giving children ages 2 to 8 the flu vaccine via a nasal spray offers better ...
Fruits, Veggies Not a Magic Bullet for Weight Loss, Study Finds
Fruits, Veggies Not a Magic Bullet for Weight Loss, Study Finds WEDNESDAY, June 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Eating lots of fruits and vegetables is often recommended as a way to lose weight, but doing so may not help you shed excess pounds, according...
Former NFL Players May Be Plagued With Chronic Headaches
Former NFL Players May Be Plagued With Chronic Headaches TUESDAY, June 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some retired NFL players live with nearly constant headaches, and their misery is frequently punctuated with skull-splitting migraines, a new study rep...
For Safety's Sake, Don't Leave Kids in Cars
For Safety's Sake, Don't Leave Kids in Cars SATURDAY, June 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- As summer starts, experts are reminding parents not to leave children alone in a car in warm weather, because that puts them at risk for heat stroke and death. In ...