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Mouse Study Suggests Antibiotics May Aid Salmonella's Spread in Animals
Mouse Study Suggests Antibiotics May Aid Salmonella's Spread in Animals MONDAY, Oct. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Antibiotics might actually help Salmonella -- bacteria that cause food poisoning -- spread among infected animals, according to new resea...
Medication Errors Occur Every 8 Minutes in U.S. Children
Medication Errors Occur Every 8 Minutes in U.S. Children MONDAY, Oct. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A child receives the wrong medication or the wrong dosage every eight minutes in the United States, according to a recent study. Nearly 700,000 children...
Man Treated for Ebola in Atlanta Now 'Free' of the Virus
Man Treated for Ebola in Atlanta Now 'Free' of the Virus MONDAY, Oct. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An unidentified patient being treated at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta is now "free of Ebola virus disease" and was discharged Sunday from the fa...
Many Americans in Debt, Bankruptcy Paying for Cancer Care
Many Americans in Debt, Bankruptcy Paying for Cancer Care WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Besides the danger and worry from the disease itself, many Americans battling cancer are faced with high bills for medical care, two new reports sho...
Mutations Linked to Blood Cancers Rise With Age, Study Shows
Mutations Linked to Blood Cancers Rise With Age, Study Shows WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Blood cell mutations linked to the blood cancers leukemia and lymphoma increase as people get older, according to a new study. Researchers analyz...
Multiple Drug Use Raises Infection Risk for 'Swinging' Couples
Multiple Drug Use Raises Infection Risk for 'Swinging' Couples FRIDAY, Oct. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Multiple drug use put couples who "swing" at increased risk for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), a new study shows. Swingers are defined as h...
More Evidence That Exercise May Help Fight Depression
More Evidence That Exercise May Help Fight Depression THURSDAY, Oct. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Physically active people are less likely to show signs of depression, a new study finds. And exercise can help improve mood in people who already feel de...
Medicare Subsidy Helps Breast Cancer Patients Afford Treatment
Medicare Subsidy Helps Breast Cancer Patients Afford Treatment WEDNESDAY, Oct. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A Medicare subsidy program makes it more likely that breast cancer patients in all racial and ethnic groups will continue hormone therapy after...
Most Kindergartners Are Getting Their Shots: CDC
Most Kindergartners Are Getting Their Shots: CDC THURSDAY, Oct. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Most American kids entering kindergarten are getting their required vaccinations, a new report shows. Coverage for the 2013-2014 school year ranged from 95 pe...
More Kids Using ERs for Medical Care, Researchers Say
More Kids Using ERs for Medical Care, Researchers Say TUESDAY, Oct. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More children are going to the emergency room for health care, a new California study reveals. Children's visits to the emergency room in California hospi...