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Hepatitis C Infections in Hospitals Show Need for Tight Infection Control Practices
Hepatitis C Infections in Hospitals Show Need for Tight Infection Control Practices FRIDAY, Feb. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Two cases of hepatitis C infection that occurred during routine surgeries highlight the need for hospitals to tighten infecti...
Health Highlights: March 1, 2015
Health Highlights: March 1, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Nearly 1 Billion Teens, Young Adults at Risk for Hearing Loss: WHO At least 1 billion teens and young adults are a...
Health Tip: What's Triggering Your Irritable Bowel Syndrome?
Health Tip: What's Triggering Your Irritable Bowel Syndrome? (HealthDay News) -- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) may be characterized by symptoms including abdominal discomfort, diarrhea, gas, constipation and bloating. The Mayo Clinic says these facto...
Health Tip: Offer Kids the 5 Food Groups
Health Tip: Offer Kids the 5 Food Groups (HealthDay News) -- Making sure your kids eat a variety of healthy foods can be daunting, but it helps to have a list of healthy options in each of the five basic food groups. The American Academy of Healthy Ch...
Half of Known Strains of HIV Originated in Gorillas
Half of Known Strains of HIV Originated in Gorillas MONDAY, March 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Since HIV first appeared in humans in the early 1980s, scientists have been laboring to discover where and how the AIDS-causing virus first developed. Now, a...
Health Tip: Common Triggers for Dandruff
Health Tip: Common Triggers for Dandruff (HealthDay News) -- Dandruff is characterized by thin flakes on the scalp. While not a concerning health problem, it can be embarrassing. The Mayo Clinic says possible causes include: Dry skin. Oily, greasy ski...
Health Tip: Recovering From a Run
Health Tip: Recovering From a Run (HealthDay News) -- To help your body recover after a tough run, it's important to refuel with the right nutrients and plenty of fluids. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggests: Weigh yourself before and after...
Health Highlights: March 2, 2015
Health Highlights: March 2, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: U.S. Nurse Who Contracted Ebola Sues Employer An American nurse who contracted Ebola is suing her employer. The la...
Heart Valve Repair Surgery May Ease Mental Health Symptoms, Too
Heart Valve Repair Surgery May Ease Mental Health Symptoms, Too MONDAY, March 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with a serious heart valve defect have less depression and anxiety after they undergo surgery to repair the problem, a new study finds. Th...
Health Tip: Count Your Calories
Health Tip: Count Your Calories (HealthDay News) -- Whether your plan is to maintain a healthy body weight, gain or lose a few pounds, it's important to know your calorie intake and how to adjust it. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...