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Pediatricians Offer New Dental Recommendations
Pediatricians Offer New Dental Recommendations MONDAY, Aug. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- All children should start using toothpaste with fluoride when their teeth appear, regardless of their risk level for cavities, according to new recommendations fr...
Playing Video Game May Boost MS Patients' Balance: Study
Playing Video Game May Boost MS Patients' Balance: Study TUESDAY, Aug. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An exercise component of the popular Nintendo Wii video game may help multiple sclerosis patients improve their balance by rewiring their brains, a new...
Polyp Removal Doesn't Always Signal Raised Colon Cancer Risk, Study Says
Polyp Removal Doesn't Always Signal Raised Colon Cancer Risk, Study Says WEDNESDAY, Aug. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors may be performing too many repeat colonoscopies on people who've had pre-cancerous polyps removed during an earlier colon can...
Parents' Fights May Strain Bonds With Their Kids
Parents' Fights May Strain Bonds With Their Kids THURSDAY, Aug. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Arguments between parents may damage their relationships with their children, a new study indicates. Parents in more than 200 families were asked to make dail...
Pigs' Hearts Beat for a Year in Baboons' Abdomens
Pigs' Hearts Beat for a Year in Baboons' Abdomens WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Pigs' hearts transplanted into baboons survived for more than a year, which is twice as long as previously achieved, researchers report. The work is part of...
Painkillers May Halve Risk of Breast Cancer Return in Obese Women: Study
Painkillers May Halve Risk of Breast Cancer Return in Obese Women: Study THURSDAY, Aug. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Obese women who have battled breast cancer might halve their chances of a recurrence if they take aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-i...
Popular Southern Fare May Harm Your Kidneys
Popular Southern Fare May Harm Your Kidneys THURSDAY, Aug. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The types of food that many Southerners seem to prefer -- fried foods, sweet drinks and processed meals -- may be deadly for people with kidney disease, a new stud...
Preemies' Thinking Skills May Catch Up by Adolescence
Preemies' Thinking Skills May Catch Up by Adolescence TUESDAY, Aug. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new Australian study offers some potentially reassuring news to parents of preemies who are worried about their child's intellectual development: By ado...
Poorly Packed Lunches Can Cause Food Poisoning
Poorly Packed Lunches Can Cause Food Poisoning FRIDAY, Aug. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Each year, about one in six Americans suffers from foodborne illness, resulting in about 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths, according to the U.S. Centers f...
Plan Children's Meals That Make the Grade
Plan Children's Meals That Make the Grade FRIDAY, Aug. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Poor nutrition can translate to poor performance in school, experts say. Allison Bourgraf, a clinical dietitian at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in Ohio...