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Keep Safety in Mind When Skateboarding
Keep Safety in Mind When Skateboarding SUNDAY, June 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Skateboarding has become increasingly popular in recent years, but it's not without risk for serious injury. In 2011, more than 78,000 trips to emergency rooms in the Uni...
Kids Born to Older Dads May Face Risk of Blood Cancers
Kids Born to Older Dads May Face Risk of Blood Cancers TUESDAY, May 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who were born to older fathers may be at increased risk for blood and immune system cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma, a new study suggests. Th...
Kids' Eye Injuries From Air, BB and Paintball Guns on the Rise
Kids' Eye Injuries From Air, BB and Paintball Guns on the Rise FRIDAY, May 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eye injuries in children from certain types of guns -- such as air guns, BB guns and paintball guns -- increased dramatically between 2010 and 2012 ...
Knowledge Is Power for Patients With Heart Failure
Knowledge Is Power for Patients With Heart Failure WEDNESDAY, April 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Heart failure patients may be more likely to die following hospitalization if they have a hard time reading, understanding and using health information, a...
Kybella Approved for Double Chin
Kybella Approved for Double Chin WEDNESDAY, April 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Kybella (deoxycholic acid) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat excess fat below the chin, a condition best known as "double chin." Kybella i...
Know the Signs of Child Abuse
Know the Signs of Child Abuse MONDAY, April 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A report of child abuse is made every 10 seconds in the United States, and more than 1,600 children die each year from abuse or neglect, an expert says. Child abuse survivors can...
Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Face Much Higher Hospitalization Rates
Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Face Much Higher Hospitalization Rates MONDAY, April 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children with type 1 diabetes are nearly five times more likely to be hospitalized than those without the disease, a new British study finds. T...
Kidney Dialysis Increasing for Pregnant Women
Kidney Dialysis Increasing for Pregnant Women FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers report that more pregnant women are developing kidney failure, an apparent product of the growing prevalence of chronic kidney disease in the United S...
Kidney Patients Living Longer on Dialysis, Study Shows
Kidney Patients Living Longer on Dialysis, Study Shows FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New statistics suggest that kidney patients on dialysis are surviving longer. "Declining mortality rates are the clearest evidence of improving outcomes ...
Kitchen Towels Can Make You Sick
Kitchen Towels Can Make You Sick THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Hand towels are the top contamination hazard in the kitchen, according to a new study. Cellphones are another potential source of kitchen cross-contamination, the researcher...