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More Whole Grains May Boost Life Span
More Whole Grains May Boost Life Span TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In more good news for those who fill up on bran cereal and quinoa, a new study suggests that older people who eat a lot of whole grains may live longer than those who ha...
Malpractice Fears Spurring Most ER Docs to Order Unnecessary Tests
Malpractice Fears Spurring Most ER Docs to Order Unnecessary Tests TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly all emergency room doctors surveyed order pricey MRIs or CT scans their patients may not need, mainly because they fear malpractice l...
More Middle-Aged Americans Are Getting Hips Replaced
More Middle-Aged Americans Are Getting Hips Replaced TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More and more middle-aged Americans are replacing their hips damaged by severe arthritis -- a surgery that used to be largely reserved for elderly people,...
Many With Alzheimer's Aren't Told of Diagnosis by Doctor: Report
Many With Alzheimer's Aren't Told of Diagnosis by Doctor: Report TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors are not telling a majority of their patients diagnosed with Alzheimer's that they have the degenerative brain disease, a new report sh...
Many May Be OK to Drive 2 Weeks After Getting New Hip: Study
Many May Be OK to Drive 2 Weeks After Getting New Hip: Study WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many people who've had hip replacement surgery might safely be able to drive as soon as two weeks after the procedure, a new small study finds. ...
More Dangerous Ebola Strain Unlikely, Study Shows
More Dangerous Ebola Strain Unlikely, Study Shows THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Ebola likely won't mutate into a strain that goes airborne or dodges current efforts to develop effective vaccines, tests and treatments for the deadly viru...
Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men
Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fit middle-aged men appear less likely to develop lung and colon cancer in later life than their out-of-shape peers. And if they do develop cancer, they ...
Migraine, Carpal Tunnel May Be Linked
Migraine, Carpal Tunnel May Be Linked MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Carpal tunnel syndrome appears to increase risk for migraine headaches, and migraines may make it more likely that you'll also have carpal tunnel syndrome, new research s...
Milliliter-Only Dosing Recommended for Kids' Meds
Milliliter-Only Dosing Recommended for Kids' Meds MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Time to toss out the teaspoon and tablespoon when it comes to sick kids: The best way to measure liquid medications for children is in metric milliliters, a l...
Medicaid Expansion Spotted Many Undiagnosed Diabetes Cases
Medicaid Expansion Spotted Many Undiagnosed Diabetes Cases MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The number of people with newly diagnosed diabetes increased by 23 percent in states that expanded the number of low-income people who are eligible f...