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Half of U.S. Hispanics With High Cholesterol Unaware They Have It: Study
Half of U.S. Hispanics With High Cholesterol Unaware They Have It: Study WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly half of Hispanic people in the United States with high cholesterol levels aren't aware they have the health problem and more t...
Health Tip: Identifying Symptoms of GERD
Health Tip: Identifying Symptoms of GERD (HealthDay News) -- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) occurs when stomach acids back up into the esophagus. The U.S. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases mentions these symptoms...
Health Tip: What's Behind High Cholesterol?
Health Tip: What's Behind High Cholesterol? (HealthDay News) -- High cholesterol is a risk factor for serious health problems, from heart attack to stroke. The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute mentions these possible causes: Eating a diet high ...
Health Highlights: June 24, 2015
Health Highlights: June 24, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: E. Coli Scare Spurs Bottled Water Recall The Niagara Bottling company is recalling 14 brands of its bottled water ...
Health Highlights: June 25, 2015
Health Highlights: June 25, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: FDA Panel to Discuss Safety of Contraceptive Device Essure The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday anno...
Health Tip: Treating Poison Ivy
Health Tip: Treating Poison Ivy (HealthDay News) -- If you've been exposed to poison ivy, a few suggestions can help ease the itch, prevent the rash's spread and reduce your risk of skin infection. The American Academy of Dermatology suggests: Immedia...
Health Tip: Eat Veggies at Breakfast
Health Tip: Eat Veggies at Breakfast (HealthDay News) -- Make the first meal of the day healthier by adding veggies to your breakfast fare. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggests: Bulk up scrambled eggs or an omelet with any veggie, including...
Health Highlights: June 26, 2015
Health Highlights: June 26, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: California Passes Tough Vaccination Bill The California Assembly on Thursday passed a bill that toughens its curre...
Health Tip: Swimming Safely
Health Tip: Swimming Safely (HealthDay News) -- Having a swimming pool or hot tub in the back yard can pose a drowning danger for young children. The American Red Cross offers these safety tips: Protect your pool with a barrier, ideally a 4-foot-high ...
Health Tip: Dealing With a Bee Sting
Health Tip: Dealing With a Bee Sting (HealthDay News) -- Most bee stings involve less-than-severe allergic reactions that don't require emergency medical care. To treat most bee stings, the Mayo Clinic advises: Use tweezers to remove the stinger from ...