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Number of Pregnant Women on Narcotic Painkillers, Heroin Doubles, Study Finds
Number of Pregnant Women on Narcotic Painkillers, Heroin Doubles, Study Finds TUESDAY, Nov. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The proportion of women dependent on drugs such as narcotic painkillers or heroin during pregnancy has more than doubled in the pa...
Nearly 3 in 10 Americans With Diabetes Don't Know It: Study
Nearly 3 in 10 Americans With Diabetes Don't Know It: Study TUESDAY, Nov. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Almost 8 million Americans have diabetes but don't know it, a new study shows. That's despite the fact that about two-thirds of those with undiagnos...
NYC Doctor Now Ebola-Free, May Be Discharged Tuesday From Hospital
NYC Doctor Now Ebola-Free, May Be Discharged Tuesday From Hospital MONDAY, Nov. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Dr. Craig Spencer, the only patient currently hospitalized for Ebola in the United States, is now free of the virus and will be discharged Tue...
NYC Ebola Patient Passing Time in Isolation Playing Banjo: Reports
NYC Ebola Patient Passing Time in Isolation Playing Banjo: Reports THURSDAY, Nov. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A New York City doctor who became infected with Ebola while treating patients in West Africa apparently feels well enough now to ride a stati...
Newer Pneumonia Vaccine for Kids Beats Older Version: Study
Newer Pneumonia Vaccine for Kids Beats Older Version: Study THURSDAY, Nov. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new pneumococcal vaccine is almost 30 percent more effective than its previous version in preventing hospitalizations of young children for pneumo...
NYC Doctor With Ebola Shows Signs of Improvement
NYC Doctor With Ebola Shows Signs of Improvement SATURDAY, Nov. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The condition of a New York City doctor who became infected with Ebola while treating patients in West Africa has been upgraded to stable, hospital officials r...
N.Y., N.J. Ease Ebola Quarantines
N.Y., N.J. Ease Ebola Quarantines MONDAY, Oct. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Faced with pressure from the White House and criticism from infectious-disease experts, the governors of New York and New Jersey have eased their tough quarantine measures tha...
New York, New Jersey to Quarantine All Travelers With Ebola Contacts
New York, New Jersey to Quarantine All Travelers With Ebola Contacts SATURDAY, Oct. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- On Friday, the governors of New York and New Jersey announced strict new quarantine measures for anyone returning via Kennedy and Newark L...
New Treatment Approved for Rare Form of Hemophilia
New Treatment Approved for Rare Form of Hemophilia FRIDAY, Oct. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Obizur (antihemophilic factor recombinant) has been approved to treat a rare, non-inherited form of hemophilia in adults. Unlike the more common form of hemop...
Nurse Nina Pham Heading Home After Beating Ebola
Nurse Nina Pham Heading Home After Beating Ebola 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 Institu...