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More Than 600,000 Opioid Abusers Raising Kids in U.S.

More Than 600,000 Opioid Abusers Raising Kids in U.S.

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, May 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — They might be too young to abuse opioids themselves, but America’s kids are suffering nonetheless because of their drug-dependent parents. New research shows more than 600,000 American parents with kids under 18 are addicted to opioids. That amounts to almost […]

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1 in 4 American Workers Struggles With Back Pain

1 in 4 American Workers Struggles With Back Pain

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Chronic Pain News MONDAY, May 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If your back aches while on the job, you have plenty of company: New research shows that nearly 40 million American workers suffer from chronic lower back pain. In all, that’s more than a quarter of the workforce reporting lower […]

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Heart Attack Rehab at Home Could Save Lives

Heart Attack Rehab at Home Could Save Lives

Latest Heart News MONDAY, May 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) –If you had a heart attack and could get rehab therapy at home, would you be more likely to get the follow-up care that doctors recommend? A new scientific statement says you would, and advocates for the option to be more widely available because so many […]

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Doxycycline vs. Cipro

Doxycycline vs. Cipro

Doxycycline vs. Cipro: What’s the difference? Doxycycline and Cipro (ciprofloxacin) are antibiotics used to treat many different types of bacterial infections. Brand names for doxycycline include Vibramycin, Oracea, Adoxa, Atridox, Acticlate, Acticlate Cap, Doryx, Doxteric, Doxy, and Monodox. Doxycycline and Cipro are different types of antibiotics. Doxycycline is a tetracycline antibiotic and Cipro is a […]

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Health Tip: If You’re Lost Outdoors

Health Tip: If You’re Lost Outdoors

(HealthDay News) — Preparing for a safe hike outdoors begins with a few pieces of equipment. The American Hiking Society urges hikers to carry a map, compass and emergency whistle at all times. Furthermore, understanding how to use each item is critical. Latest Prevention & Wellness News Despite preparations, hikers do get lost. If you’re […]

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2 of 3 Parents Read Texts While Driving

2 of 3 Parents Read Texts While Driving

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, May 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Despite countless public service messages warning against texting and driving, more than two-thirds of parents have read a text while behind the wheel and roughly half have written a text while driving, a new survey finds. Millennial parents were more […]

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What to know about cluster A personality disorders

What to know about cluster A personality disorders

People define personality disorders in many different ways. According to one definition, a personality disorder is a mental health condition that affects how a person thinks and feels and how they relate to other people. Cluster A disorders usually involve awkwardness in social situations, distorted thinking, and distance from society and relationships. There are 10 […]

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When to see a doctor for severe stomach pain

When to see a doctor for severe stomach pain

When severe stomach pain occurs, it can be difficult to decide whether to see a doctor, go to the emergency room, or wait. If the pain is severe or debilitating, a person may need to seek medical help immediately. Stomach pain is the most common reason for emergency room visits. When a person is unsure […]

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Everything you need to know about Pap smears

Everything you need to know about Pap smears

A Pap smear, sometimes called a Pap test or smear test, is a procedure that doctors use to look for changes in the cells of the cervix. These cellular changes can result from cancer, precancer, or the human papillomavirus (HPV). During a Pap test, a doctor or specialized nurse swabs the cervix through the vagina. […]