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Many U.S. Kids Missing Out on Preventive Care, CDC Says
Many U.S. Kids Missing Out on Preventive Care, CDC Says WEDNESDAY, Sept. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Most adults can remember the battery of health services they endured as kids: hearing and vision tests, dental exams, regular checkups and vaccinatio...
Mom's Response to Baby's Cry a Matter of Memory
Mom's Response to Baby's Cry a Matter of Memory WEDNESDAY, Sept. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A mother's response to her baby's crying may be influenced by her own childhood, a new study reports. The research involved 259 first-time mothers who were f...
Minority Neighborhoods Face Greater Exposure to Air Pollution
Minority Neighborhoods Face Greater Exposure to Air Pollution THURSDAY, Sept. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to air pollution can vary sharply by the ethnic or racial makeup of a community, according to a large, multistate study. The data showe...
Medications Plus Parent Training May Help Kids With Aggression, ADHD
Medications Plus Parent Training May Help Kids With Aggression, ADHD THURSDAY, Sept. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Combining two medications with parent training appears to improve anger, irritability and violent tendencies in children whose attention-...
Male Pattern Baldness Tied to Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests
Male Pattern Baldness Tied to Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests MONDAY, Sept. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Men with male pattern baldness may face a higher risk of developing an aggressive type of prostate cancer than men with no balding, a new study su...
Most Treatments for Blood Clots Appear Safe, Effective
Most Treatments for Blood Clots Appear Safe, Effective TUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Almost all the various treatment options for blood clots that form in veins are equally safe and effective, new research shows. In exploring the safety ...
Movantik Approved for Constipation From Opioids
Movantik Approved for Constipation From Opioids TUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Movantik (naloxegol) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat opioid-induced constipation, the agency said Tuesday. Opioids are powe...
More Young Adults Insured Since Passage of Affordable Care Act: Study
More Young Adults Insured Since Passage of Affordable Care Act: Study MONDAY, Sept. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The number of young Americans with health coverage increased after a provision in the Affordable Care Act enabled them to remain on their p...
More Evidence Ties Some Bone-Building Drugs to Rare Fractures
More Evidence Ties Some Bone-Building Drugs to Rare Fractures THURSDAY, Sept. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking osteoporosis drugs called bisphosphonates to help prevent fractures may carry a slight risk for unusual breaks in the thigh bone, Swedish ...
Music Lessons May Help Bridge 'Achievement Gap'
Music Lessons May Help Bridge 'Achievement Gap' WEDNESDAY, Sept. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A community music program for disadvantaged children boosted an important part of their brain development and function, according to a new study. The benefits...