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Health Highlights: Aug 21, 2015
Health Highlights: Aug 21, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: EPA Downplays Mine Spill Threat, State Health Officials Still Concerned The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is...
Health Highlights: Aug 24, 2015
Health Highlights: Aug 24, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Last Known Ebola Patient in Sierra Leone Discharged The last known Ebola patient in Sierra Leone has been released,...
Health Tip: Coping With Chickenpox
Health Tip: Coping With Chickenpox (HealthDay News) -- What can you do if you get chickenpox -- besides scratch? The American Academy of Family Physicians suggests: Keep the room cool, as heat can make itchy skin worse. Put a cool, damp compress on th...
Health Tip: Getting Fit on a Mountain Bike
Health Tip: Getting Fit on a Mountain Bike (HealthDay News) -- Mountain biking is a great way to get fit while enjoying some natural scenery. The American Council on Exercise advises mountain bikers to: Trust your instincts on the hilly, unpredictable...
Health Tip: Having Heart Palpitations
Health Tip: Having Heart Palpitations (HealthDay News) -- Heart palpitations may feel like a fluttering or skipping sensations, or the perception that the heart is beating too quickly. The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute says possible causes o...
Health Tip: Your Child's Bowel Function
Health Tip: Your Child's Bowel Function (HealthDay News) -- Every child has different bowel habits, but certain signs may indicate a medical problem. The University of Michigan Health System says parents should visit a doctor if: The child is constipa...
Health Highlights: Aug 25, 2015
Health Highlights: Aug 25, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Texas Teen May Be Infected With Brain-Eating Amoeba A Junior Olympian in Texas believed to be infected with a brain...
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...
Health Tip: Coping With a Bump on the Back of the Heel
Health Tip: Coping With a Bump on the Back of the Heel (HealthDay News) -- Haglund's deformity is characterized by a benign bump that forms at the back of the heel. It's common among women who wear high heels, having earned the nickname "pump bump." T...