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Irregular Periods, Shorter Life Span?

Irregular Periods, Shorter Life Span?

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Women’s Health News WEDNESDAY, Oct. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Women whose menstrual cycles persistently vary from the 28-day norm may have an increased risk of earlier death, new research suggests. The study found that women who had irregular periods or extra-long menstrual cycles had as much as a one-third […]

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Health Tip: 10 Ways to Reduce Injury Risk

Health Tip: 10 Ways to Reduce Injury Risk

(HealthDay News) — Injuries at home and at play are preventable, says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC mentions these ways to reduce your chances of injury: Wear the proper helmet for your activity. Wear a life jacket when boating. Have your eyes checked. Remove tripping hazards around your home. Learn […]

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Stress in Pregnancy May Affect Baby’s Sex, Preterm Delivery Risk: Study

Stress in Pregnancy May Affect Baby’s Sex, Preterm Delivery Risk: Study

Latest Pregnancy News WEDNESDAY, Oct. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Physical and mental stress during pregnancy may influence the baby’s sex, and physical stress may increase the risk of preterm birth, a new study suggests. Researchers assessed 187 healthy pregnant women between 18 and 45 years of age. About 17% were mentally stressed, with high […]

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Brain Damage From Concussion Evident a Year Later

Brain Damage From Concussion Evident a Year Later

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News WEDNESDAY, Oct. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Concussion damage may linger a full year after an athlete returns to play, Canadian researchers report. “Brain recovery after concussion may be a more complex and longer-lasting process than we originally thought,” said lead investigator Nathan Churchill, a research associate in […]

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How Giant Dinosaurs Evolved to Stay Cool

How Giant Dinosaurs Evolved to Stay Cool

Latest Neurology News WEDNESDAY, Oct. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Giant dinosaurs, such as long-necked sauropods, evolved special cooling systems to prevent overheating and brain damage, according to a new study. “Small dinosaurs could have just run into the shade to cool off, but for those giant dinosaurs, the potential for overheating was literally inescapable,” […]

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PTSD Linked to Increased Risk of Stroke in Younger Adults

PTSD Linked to Increased Risk of Stroke in Younger Adults

Latest Mental Health News THURSDAY, Oct. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Young and middle-aged adults with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have an increased risk of stroke, new research suggests. For the study, researchers analyzed medical data from more than 1 million veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. They ranged in age from 18 to […]

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Nearly 1 Million Kids Could Lose Automatic Free Lunch Under Trump Plan

Nearly 1 Million Kids Could Lose Automatic Free Lunch Under Trump Plan

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A Trump administration plan to reduce the number of people who get food stamps could result in nearly a million children losing their automatic access to free school lunches. Latest Healthy Kids News Children whose families receive food stamps automatically qualify for free school lunches, but the Trump […]

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Health Tip: Baby’s First Tooth

Health Tip: Baby’s First Tooth

(HealthDay News) — For most babies, the two front teeth appear first, says the American Academy of Pediatrics. Though babies won’t develop teeth for months, it’s important for parents to know how to care for them. Latest Healthy Kids News The academy mentions these additional facts: Most babies develop teeth between 6 and 12 months. […]

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Do You Need a Tetanus Shot?

Do You Need a Tetanus Shot?

Tetanus Symptoms and Signs During a one- to seven-day period, progressive muscle spasms caused by the tetanus toxin in the immediate wound area may progress to involve the entire body in a set of continuous muscle contractions. Restlessness, headache, and irritability are common. The tetanus neurotoxin causes the muscles to tighten up into a continuous […]

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Cipro (ciprofloxacin) Side Effects

Cipro (ciprofloxacin) Side Effects

Cipro (ciprofloxacin) side effects list for healthcare professionals The following serious and otherwise important adverse drug reactions are discussed in greater detail in other sections of labeling: Disabling and Potentially Irreversible Serious Adverse Reactions Tenditits and Tendon Rupture Peripheral Neuropathy Central Nervous System Effects Exacerbation of Myasthenia Gravis Other Serious and Sometimes Fatal Adverse Reactions […]