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Female Triathletes May Face Health Problems Such as Incontinence
Female Triathletes May Face Health Problems Such as Incontinence THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who compete in triathlons are at increased risk for pelvic floor disorders, including incontinence, and other health problems, a new stu...
Farmers' Market Vouchers May Help Poorer Families Eat Healthier
Farmers' Market Vouchers May Help Poorer Families Eat Healthier THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Giving low-income families vouchers to buy fruits and vegetables at farmers' markets could increase their consumption of these healthy foods, a...
FDA Approves Hard-to-Abuse Narcotic Painkiller
FDA Approves Hard-to-Abuse Narcotic Painkiller THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new formulation of a powerful narcotic painkiller that discourages potential abusers from snorting or injecting the drug has been approved by the U.S. Food an...
Facial Dimensions May Be Key to First Impressions
Facial Dimensions May Be Key to First Impressions MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists know it takes humans just milliseconds to look at someone's face and judge them good-looking or trustworthy. Now, a new study finds that certain fac...
FDA Expands Use of Imbruvica for Form of Leukemia
FDA Expands Use of Imbruvica for Form of Leukemia MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Approved use for Imbruvica (ibrutinib) has been expanded to include people with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) who have a deletion in chromosome 17, the U....
Fruits, Veggies May Have Their Limits in Boosting Lifespan
Fruits, Veggies May Have Their Limits in Boosting Lifespan TUESDAY, July 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The nutrients in fruits and vegetables are vital to good health and a long life, but only up to a point. Once you've hit five servings of fruits and ...
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...
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...
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...