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Many Kids Traveling Overseas Aren’t Vaccinated Against Measles

Many Kids Traveling Overseas Aren’t Vaccinated Against Measles

Latest Healthy Kids News By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many American kids aren’t vaccinated against measles before they travel overseas to areas where the disease is endemic, a new study finds. Nearly 60% of these children hadn’t received the measles–mumps–rubella (MMR) vaccination before going abroad. This year, the more […]

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Dangers of ‘Superbug’ Germs Greater Than Believed

Dangers of ‘Superbug’ Germs Greater Than Believed

Latest Infectious Disease News MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The risk of new superbugs that pose a threat to human health and food crops is much higher than previously thought, new genetic research shows. There’s been an uptick in the number of laboratory studies showing how just one mutation could create highly infectious […]

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As Diabetes Costs Soar, Many Turn to Black Market for Help

As Diabetes Costs Soar, Many Turn to Black Market for Help

Latest Diabetes News By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Skyrocketing prices and insurance limits are driving many people with diabetes to seek medications and supplies from an underground supply chain, a new study found. “The cost of insulin, which is required in type 1 diabetes and a subset of type […]

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One-Third of Lung Cancer Patients Battle Depression: Study

One-Third of Lung Cancer Patients Battle Depression: Study

Latest Depression News MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Depression is common among lung cancer patients and can damage their quality of life and treatment outcomes, a new study indicates. The findings suggest that doctors should screen lung cancer patients for depression and refer them for mental health care if necessary, said lead author […]

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Health Tip: Should I Get a Cholesterol Test?

Health Tip: Should I Get a Cholesterol Test?

Cholesterol Levels: What the Numbers Mean What do cholesterol numbers mean? LDL, HDL, good, bad, and triglycerides – Get the facts on cholesterol, blood testing, medications, and how to keep your cholesterol in check. Read more: Cholesterol Levels: What the Numbers Mean

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9 tips for sleeping with a stuffy nose

9 tips for sleeping with a stuffy nose

If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works. Allergies, colds, the flu, and other common causes of a stuffy nose can make sleeping difficult, or even impossible. A person might wake dozens of times feeling as though they cannot breathe, or they might struggle […]

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How to treat a dry mouth at home

How to treat a dry mouth at home

If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works. Dry mouth occurs when the mouth does not make enough saliva. While it is not dangerous, it can be a bothersome symptom. Sometimes, the solution is as simple as drinking water to avoid a dry mouth […]

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Can seborrheic dermatitis cause hair loss?

Can seborrheic dermatitis cause hair loss?

Seborrheic dermatitis is a skin condition that causes an itchy, flaky rash to develop on the scalp, face, or other parts of the body. Many people call it dandruff. Rarely, a person can experience temporary hair loss with seborrheic dermatitis. In this article, find out more about seborrheic dermatitis and how it may cause hair […]

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What are the best foods for diverticulitis?

What are the best foods for diverticulitis?

Diet can affect the symptoms of diverticulitis. Some foods can help prevent symptoms, while others may make a flare-up worse. According to an article in the journal Gastrenterology, diverticulitis is one of the most common gastrointestinal diagnoses in United States clinics. Medical treatment may include antibiotics or surgery. Doctors may recommend that people follow a […]