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Heart Failure Patients Wind Up in ER Too Often: Study
Heart Failure Patients Wind Up in ER Too Often: Study MONDAY, Aug. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many acute heart failure patients make repeated visits to emergency departments, which suggests they need better outpatient care, researchers report. Impro...
Health Tip: Manage Stress to Keep Diabetes in Check
Health Tip: Manage Stress to Keep Diabetes in Check (HealthDay News) -- Physical and emotional stress can be problematic for diabetics, as it tends to cause blood sugar to rise. The American Diabetes Association suggests how to keep stress under contr...
Health Tip: Teaching Your Child About Food Allergies
Health Tip: Teaching Your Child About Food Allergies (HealthDay News) -- Children with food allergies may feel less afraid if they know what they're dealing with. The Kids With Food Allergies website suggests children with food allergies should know: ...
Health Highlights: Aug. 25, 2014
Health Highlights: Aug. 25, 2014 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Two Confirmed Ebola Deaths in Congo Two Ebola deaths have been confirmed in Congo, but officials say the deaths ar...
Hospital Admission Day Tied to Outcomes for Children With Leukemia
Hospital Admission Day Tied to Outcomes for Children With Leukemia MONDAY, Aug. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children with newly diagnosed leukemia who are admitted to the hospital on weekends have a longer hospital stay, wait longer to start chemothe...
Heart Studies Don't Reflect Real-World Patients, Study Finds
Heart Studies Don't Reflect Real-World Patients, Study Finds TUESDAY, Aug. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who take part in clinical trials of new heart disease treatments are generally younger and healthier than the typical heart patient, a new s...
Health Highlights: Aug. 26, 2014
Health Highlights: Aug. 26, 2014 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Blood Pressure Controlled Best by Patient: Study Patients with hypertension who monitored their own blood pressure...
Hormone Might Help Preemies' Brains
Hormone Might Help Preemies' Brains TUESDAY, Aug. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A hormone used to reduce the need for blood transfusions might also protect the brains of premature babies, a new study suggests. Synthetic erythropoietin (EPO), which stim...
Health Tip: Help Prevent Foodborne Illness
Health Tip: Help Prevent Foodborne Illness (HealthDay News) -- Keeping your hands, utensils, food and work station clean are among the best ways to prevent foodborne illness. The U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service offers this advice: Always keep ...
Health Tip: Did You Bruise a Muscle?
Health Tip: Did You Bruise a Muscle? (HealthDay News) -- Most of the time, a bruised muscle isn't a serious injury. But it can be a painful nuisance, especially among athletes and others who exercise frequently. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Sur...