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New York City Health Officials Confirm First Ebola Case
New York City Health Officials Confirm First Ebola Case THURSDAY, Oct. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New York City health officials said Thursday that a health care worker who recently returned from West Africa has tested positive for Ebola. The patien...
Nearly 1 in 3 U.S. Babies Delivered by C-Section, Study Finds
Nearly 1 in 3 U.S. Babies Delivered by C-Section, Study Finds THURSDAY, Oct. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Cesarean delivery was the most common inpatient surgery in the United States in 2011 and was used in nearly one-third of all deliveries, research...
Nurse Nina Pham Declared 'Free' of Ebola Virus
Nurse Nina Pham Declared 'Free' of Ebola Virus FRIDAY, Oct. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Nina Pham, the first of two Dallas nurses to be infected with Ebola while caring for a patient, is now free of the virus, officials at the U.S. National Institute...
Nearly 1 in 20 Cancer Patients Die Within Month of Surgery: Study
Nearly 1 in 20 Cancer Patients Die Within Month of Surgery: Study TUESDAY, Oct. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In a study of more than 1 million cancer patients who had surgery, Harvard researchers found that almost 5 percent died within one month of th...
New York's JFK Airport Begins Screening Passengers for Ebola
New York's JFK Airport Begins Screening Passengers for Ebola SATURDAY, Oct. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Kennedy International Airport in New York City started screening travelers from West Africa for Ebola on Saturday, the first of five major U.S. ai...
New Prosthetic Hands Restore Sense of Touch to Amputees
New Prosthetic Hands Restore Sense of Touch to Amputees WEDNESDAY, Oct. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People take the sense of touch for granted -- until it isn't there, says Igor Spetic, who lost that ability four years ago. For months after an acciden...
No New Ebola Infections in Dallas: CDC
No New Ebola Infections in Dallas: CDC SATURDAY, Oct. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- No new cases of Ebola have developed among more than four dozen people possibly exposed to the deadly virus in Dallas, public health officials said Saturday. Health work...
No Testosterone Therapy for Healthy Women, New Guidelines State
No Testosterone Therapy for Healthy Women, New Guidelines State FRIDAY, Oct. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Healthy women should not be diagnosed with testosterone deficiency and should not be prescribed testosterone therapy, a new guideline from the End...
New Clues to How Colds Can Spur Asthma Attacks
New Clues to How Colds Can Spur Asthma Attacks WEDNESDAY, Oct. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists have pinpointed a molecule that may trigger potentially life-threatening asthma attacks brought on by colds. The researchers say this finding could o...
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Set for Saturday
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Set for Saturday FRIDAY, Sept. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The ninth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be held Saturday at more than 5,200 sites across the United States, the federal Drug Enforceme...