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Health Highlights: Aug 26, 2015
Health Highlights: Aug 26, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Experts Call for Wider Access to Hepatitis C Drugs Federal and state Medicaid programs need to expand access to pre...
Household Dust Harbors Thousands of Microbial Species
Household Dust Harbors Thousands of Microbial Species WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- You've got a lot of unsuspected roommates: A new study finds that ordinary house dust contains thousands of species of bacteria and fungi. The researche...
Healthier School Meals Offered Across U.S., Feds Find
Healthier School Meals Offered Across U.S., Feds Find THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most U.S. schools are offering healthier meals that feature more fruits and vegetables, more whole grains and less salt, a new government study reports. ...
Health Highlights: Aug 27, 2015
Health Highlights: Aug 27, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Plague Death in Utah Under Investigation Utah health officials are investigating the death of an elderly person fro...
How Reliable Are Medical Studies? Half of Findings Couldn't Be Replicated
How Reliable Are Medical Studies? Half of Findings Couldn't Be Replicated THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Independent researchers couldn't reproduce the findings of more than half of 100 experiments previously published in three prominent ...
High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy May Reappear Later in Life: Study
High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy May Reappear Later in Life: Study THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women with high blood pressure during pregnancy are more likely to face the same health problem later in life, a new study suggests. The...
Health Tip: Balance Homework With Down Time
Health Tip: Balance Homework With Down Time (HealthDay News) -- Developing healthy homework habits can help your child succeed in school. But be sure to reserve time for exercise and play. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends: Designate a qui...
Health Tip: If Allergic to Eggs
Health Tip: If Allergic to Eggs (HealthDay News) -- People who are allergic to eggs don't have to miss out on the tasty versatility that eggs offer. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggests these alternatives: In place of scrambled eggs, use cu...
How Parents Add to Math Anxiety
How Parents Add to Math Anxiety FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Parents can spur math anxiety and poor math performance in children, a new study suggests. "We often don't think about how important parents' own attitudes are in determining th...
Health Tip: Skip the Salt in Your Child's Lunch
Health Tip: Skip the Salt in Your Child's Lunch (HealthDay News) -- The average child consumes too much salt each day, and some children even have high blood pressure. To help avoid these problems, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention r...