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Vaccinating Schoolkids Cuts Flu in Communities: Study
Vaccinating Schoolkids Cuts Flu in Communities: Study MONDAY, Dec. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Giving flu shots to schoolchildren also protects others, a new study finds. "The effect of school-based vaccination was profound, both on the students and ...
Vaccine for Deer Against 'Mad Cow'-Like Illness Shows Promise
Vaccine for Deer Against 'Mad Cow'-Like Illness Shows Promise SUNDAY, Dec. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new vaccine created to fight an illness similar to "mad cow disease" in deer might also protect livestock and even humans from similar brain infe...
Vitamins May Help Prevent Eye Problems After Weight-Loss Surgery, Study Finds
Vitamins May Help Prevent Eye Problems After Weight-Loss Surgery, Study Finds THURSDAY, Dec. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Weight-loss surgery patients who don't take prescribed vitamin and mineral supplements could put themselves at risk for vision pro...
Vaccine for Hepatitis C Inches Closer to Reality
Vaccine for Hepatitis C Inches Closer to Reality WEDNESDAY, Nov. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An initial study suggests that a potential vaccine against hepatitis C, a liver disease that affects at least 130 million people worldwide, is safe in people....
Voters' Views on Obamacare Split Along Party Lines
Voters' Views on Obamacare Split Along Party Lines WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Americans' opinions about the Affordable Care Act are sharply divided along political lines, a new study finds. Democratic voters are strongly in favor of ...
Vitamin D May Not Prevent Return of Women's Infection After All
Vitamin D May Not Prevent Return of Women's Infection After All TUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests that high doses of vitamin D may not help prevent the return of vaginosis, a vaginal infection that's especially common in ...
Very Special Delivery: Unused U.S. Surgical Supplies
Very Special Delivery: Unused U.S. Surgical Supplies TUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Unused medical supplies from American hospitals could improve the safety of surgeries around the world, a new report says. Certain large academic U.S. medi...
Virus Present at Birth Causes More Than 10 Percent of Hearing-Loss Cases in Kids
Virus Present at Birth Causes More Than 10 Percent of Hearing-Loss Cases in Kids MONDAY, Oct. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More than 10 percent of babies born with an infection called cytomegalovirus will suffer permanent hearing loss, a new study rep...
Vitamin D Might Help Kids With Eczema
Vitamin D Might Help Kids With Eczema FRIDAY, Oct. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Daily vitamin D supplements might help children with eczema that gets worse in the winter, a new study suggests. When eczema, a chronic inflammatory skin disorder, flares ...
Varicose Vein Treatments All Work, but Aren't Quite Equal
Varicose Vein Treatments All Work, but Aren't Quite Equal WEDNESDAY, Sept. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Three common treatments for painful varicose veins all ease symptoms, though there may be small differences in quality of life months later. That's...